London Gatwick (LGW)

United Kingdom


United Kingdom Airport - London Gatwick Airport (LGW)

Full name: London Gatwick Airport
Location: The airport is situated 28 miles (45km) south of London.
Time: GMT (GMT +1 from last Sunday in March to Saturday before last Sunday in October).
Contacts: Tel: +44 870 000 2468.
Transfer between terminals: The two terminals are linked by the Inter Terminal Transit train that leaves every three minutes.
Getting to the city: The easiest and quickest way into London from Gatwick is on the Gatwick Express train, which takes 30 minutes to the central Victoria railway station. Local buses call at both terminals and run between Gatwick and key destinations including Crawley, Horley, Redhill and Horsham. Taxis are also available from the airport into town, while coaches take passengers to destinations including Heathrow, central London, Bristol and Brighton (ticket desks are in the North and South Terminals). Car rental companies operate from both terminals. Taxis and mobile app based taxi services, like Uber, are also available.
Car Rental: Car rental companies such as Avis, Budget, Europcar and Hertz operate from both terminals.
Airport Taxis: Taxis from Gatwick Airport are available outside the Arrivals Hall and a taxi to London city centre will take roughly an hour to an hour-and-a-half as this road can be very busy. Mobile app based taxi services, like Uber, are also available.
Facilities: Both terminals have shops, restaurants, bars, bureaux de change, ATMs, an Internet café, baby changing rooms and children's play areas. There are lounges in both terminals that offer multiple services for both business and leisure, for a fee. In the South Terminal, there is a medical centre offering vaccinations and the Regus Express Business Lounge, featuring meeting rooms, refreshments, showers, a document station, high-speed internet and distraction-free private work spaces. Disabled facilities at the airport are good; those who require special assistance should contact their airline in advance.
Parking: Short-term and long-term parking is available and a free shuttle services the parking areas farther away from the terminal building.
Departure Tax: None.
London Gatwick Map:

London Gatwick Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.

Parking: Passengers should book their Gatwick Airport Parking in advance to get the best rates.