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Gatwick Airport Parking at the South terminal

To make your trip to Gatwick Airport easier why not look at our Park and Ride or Meet and Greet parking for Gatwick South terminal; if you book in advance you can save up to 60%.

All our packages offer convenient and secure airport parking, and while they differ in price according to the service provided, you are sure to get the best deal through our Best Price Guarantee when booking online with Airparks. Enter your dates at the top of the page to check availability and pricing.

Park and Ride at Gatwick South terminal

Compared to Meet and Greet, Park and Ride services for South terminal Gatwick parking usually work out cheaper, as the parking spaces are a bit further away from the airport. Using our Park and Ride services you can get yourself a great deal on your parking without adding too much time onto your travel, the longest transfer is only 15 minutes! The transfer buses to and from the Gatwick South terminal are free and in most cases you won't even have to park the car for yourself!

For more details about the Gatwick Park and Ride service, check out our pages below:

Meet and Greet at Gatwick South terminal

Booking a Meet and Greet service for Gatwick South parking is extremely convenient and helps you avoid the added time taken for transfers to and from the terminal building. Your vehicle is collected from the South terminal and parked in a secured car park close to the airport for the duration of your trip then returned back to you upon your departure. This type of airport parking at Gatwick South Terminal is perfect for business trips or those with young children or bulky luggage, such as sporting equipment, which some transfer buses won't have space for.

We offer the following Meet and Greet services:

Hotel and Parking Packages at Gatwick Airport South Terminal

Hotels with parking at Gatwick South terminal

If you've been shopping around for a hotel in addition to your Gatwick parking at the South terminal, discount your stay even further by booking your room and space together as a package. We offer a range of hotel and parking packages at Gatwick to ensure there is something to suit all requirements and budgets. Plus you are guaranteed to find the best deal whatever you choose when you book online in advance with Airparks.

Here are the hotels we offer at Gatwick South terminal:

Park and Ride at Gatwick South terminal

For reasonably priced parking at Gatwick South terminal our Park and Ride services are excellent value.

As you have to travel a little further to the South terminal, you'll normally find these car parks to be cheaper than the Meet and Greet options, and the longest transfer is still only 15 minutes on the free transfer bus.

Purple Parking at Gatwick South

Purple Parking

Purple Parking Park and Ride (formerly Airparks) provide a valet service; no need for you to find a parking space when you arrive or locate your car when you return. You simply drop off and pick up your car at the reception so arrivals and departures at Purple Parking are very smooth and quick. To get to the South terminal from the car park you can just hop on the free transfer bus and you'll be at the Gatwick South terminal 15 minutes. This ease of use is just one of the reasons why Purple Parking is one of our most popular Gatwick Airport parking options.

Cophall Gatwick Parking at the South Terminal

Cophall Parking

For speedy and cheap Gatwick parking at South terminal parking look no further than Cophall Park and Ride. This family-run business has 30 years of experience in providing parking at Gatwick Airport and deliver a professional and friendly service. One of the team will park your car for you leaving you free to grab your luggage and hop on the free, on-demand transfer shuttle taking you to the South terminal in just 10 minutes.

Cophall parking are also able to transfer bikes, surfboards, skis, golf clubs and other similar sized equipment on request.

APH Park and Ride Gatwick South Parking


For fuss-free, budget Gatwick parking why not look at APH parking at Gatwick where the friendly team will gladly park your car for you, saving you the trouble of finding a space. The APH parking facility has been awarded the Park Mark security award and the Gold security award by the Police, highlighting their dedication to the safety of your car while you're away. When you've dropped off your car just catch the free transfer buses that runs every 15 minutes, 24 hours a day and you'll be at Gatwick South terminal in just 10 minutes.

Meet and Greet Gatwick Parking - South Terminal

If you are looking to make your parking at Gatwick South terminal as simple as possible then our South terminal Meet and Greet services are ideal.

All you have to do is drive directly to the drop-off point at the Gatwick South terminal (details provided in your booking confirmation) and hand your keys to the representative, a professional driver who will park your car for you. You don't have to worry about transfers or finding a parking spot, just take your luggage and stroll into the terminal. This service is especially useful if you have any large and bulky luggage or for those who suffer from mobility issues.

Airparks Meet and Greet

Airparks Meet and Greet

For an excellent and professional service you can't go wrong with the Airparks Meet and Greet at Gatwick South terminal. There's no need to worry about transfers or the search for a parking space; simply call 01293 842903 when you're 20 minutes away from Gatwick Airport to let your chauffeur know to meet you at the terminal. When you return call the same number and your car will be brought to the airport so you can just jump in and head home.

ACE Meet and Greet

ACE Meet and Greet

A simple and efficient service, ACE Meet and Greet allows you to avoid transfers and hunting for a parking space. The chauffeur will meet you at either the South terminal or South terminal at a time pre-arranged by you. When you return to Gatwick Airport and have reclaimed your luggage simply call 07818 062875 or 07795 56613 to let them know you're back and they'll return your car.

Maple Manor Meet and Greet

Maple Manor Meet and Greet

Offering a professional and friendly service the Maple Manor Meet and Greet is one of our most popular Meet and Greet services. Avoid the stress of transfers and the hassle of finding a parking space by letting someone else worry about it! Simply meet your driver at the South terminal and hand over the keys. It is worth noting there is an additional charge of £2.50 for pick-ups or drop-offs between 24:00PM and 06:00AM.

I Love Meet and Greet

I Love Meet and Greet

Enjoy the luxury of someone else parking your car while you stroll to check-in with the I Love Meet and Greet service. when you're about 10 minutes from Gatwick Airport call the I Love Meet and Greet team on 01293 824 221 and select option 1. A uniformed driver will meet you at the Approved Operator area at the South terminal and park your car for you while you head straight to check-in. When you return to Gatwick Airport call the same number and the driver will return your car for you.

Just Valet Parking

Just Valet Meet and Greet

Let the professional drivers at Just Valet Parking worry about finding a space for your car while you get on with starting your holiday. When you're roughly 10 minutes from Gatwick Airport call Just Valet on 07716 063 663 to let them know you're on your way. When you arrive at the South terminal you'll be greeted by one of the Just Valet drivers, they'll have all your car details so they'll know exactly who to look out for, meaning you can hand over your keys and get on with your holiday as soon as possible. Upon your return to Gatwick Airport, call the same number when you reach arrivals and they'll have your car waiting for you at the drop-off point.

Help Me Park Meet and Greet

Help Me Park Meet and Greet

Meet and Greet parking is a great way to save time and avoid the stress of trying to find a parking spot before your flight. All you need to do is call the Help Me Park Meet and Greet team when you're roughly 10 minutes away from Gatwick Airport (the number will be included in your booking confirmation). The driver will meet you at the South terminal and park your car for you while you head directly to check-in. Upon your return simply call the same number and your car will be delivered back to the terminal ready for you to jump in and drive home.

ABC Meet and Greet

ABC Parking Meet and Greet

The friendly drivers at ABC Meet and Greet are there to help reduce the stress of travelling. Whether you're a large family, have a lot of luggage or have mobility issues, booking a Meet and Greet service means you can head straight to the South terminal and let someone else worry about parking your car. When you're around 10 minutes from Gatwick Airport call the ABC team on 07716 063 663 and they'll make sure the driver is waiting for you. When you return to Gatwick call the same number and the driver will deliver your car ready for you to jump in and head home.

Short Stay at the South Terminal

The short stay parking at South terminal Gatwick has the advantage of being the closest car park to the terminal building, it is actually within walking distance of the South terminal. The car park is mostly under cover as well, so you're car is likely to be protected from the elements while you're away and you'll be able to keep hold of your keys.

Arrival at Gatwick Short Stay South terminal

When you arrive at the car park the barrier will automatically scan your registration, issue you a ticket and let you in. If you have any issues with the ticket issuing press the button and a member of staff will help you. Once you have found a parking space take the lift to level 2 and turn left, following the signs for the terminal. Cross the road and follow signs for departures, there will be a moving walkway which will take you straight to check-in.

Leaving Gatwick Short Stay South terminal

When you get back from your trip follow the signs for "all car parks". Leaving the terminal, follow signs for the Short Stay car park. Cross the road and use the yellow entrance and then turn right into the red car park, the lifts will be on your right. Collect your car from your parking space, then drive to the exit barrier. Insert your ticket and the barrier will raise to let you out, if you have any trouble with this, you can press the button to get help from a member of staff.

Gatwick Airport Short Stay parking charges
Up to 30 minutes £3.00 30 minutes - 1 hour £6.00
1 - 2 hours £10.00 2 - 3 hours £12.00
3 - 4 hours £15.00 4 - 5 hours £18.00
5 - 6 hours £21.00 6 - 12 hours £30.00
12 - 24 hours £35.00 2 days £55.00
3 days £75.00 4 days £95.00

Please note you cannot currently book this car park with Airparks, you will need to pay at the on-site ticket machine. All prices correct at time of writing.

Helpful advice

Whatever kind of trip you're planning - relaxing by the pool or fun-filled adventures - we've got you covered. And here's a few little tips that might make it all a little easier.

Gatwick South terminal departures

We know it can sometimes be a bit tricky to remember which terminal your flight is departing from, especially when you're busy packing for your holiday and triple-checking your passport is in date, so we've put together this handy table showing which airlines depart from Gatwick South terminal.

Aegean Airlines A3 South 0871 200 0040
Aer Lingus EL South 0871 718 2020
Air Arabia Maroc 3O South +2125 2253 6400
Air Baltic BT South +371 6700 6006
Air Europa UX South 0871 423 0717
Air Malta KM South 0906 103 0012
Air Transat TS South 020 7616 9187
Aurigny GR South 01481 822 886
Austrian OS South 03701 242 625
Belavia Belarusian B2 South 020 7752 0445
British Airways BA South 0844 493 0787
Cathay Pacific CX South 0800 2747 3333
Croatia Airlines OU South 020 8563 0022
Enter Air ENT South +48 22 355 15 70
Flybe BE South 0871 700 2000
Germania ST South + 49 (0) 30 610 818 000
Iberia IB South 0870 609 0500
Iraqi Airways IA South 0207 724 8455
Med-View Airline VL South 01293 804 655
Monarch ZB South 0333 003 0700
Montenegro Airways YM South 0207 864 4031
Norwegian D8, DI, DY South +472 149 0015
Pegasus PC South 0845 084 8980
Ryanair FR South 0871 246 0000
SATA International S4 South +3512 9620 9720
Small Planet S5 South +3705 252 5660
Swiss International Air Lines LX South 0845 601 0956
TAP Air Portugal TP South 0845 601 0932
Thomas Cook MT South 0844 412 5959
Titan Airways ZT South 01279 669 699
Travel Services QS South +421 232 788 088
Tunis Air TU South 0207 437 6236
Turkish Airlines TK South 0844 800 6666
Ukraine International Airlines PS South +3804 4581 5050
Vueling VY South 0906 754 7541
Wizz Air W6 South 0911 752 2257
WOW Air WW South +354 590 3000

Before you book

Before finalizing your Gatwick Airport South terminal parking, consider your travelling requirements. Customers who are travelling with children may want to look at Gatwick parking deals that are good value-for-money (usually Park and Ride), or perhaps opt for the most straightforward, stress-free service (meet and greet is ideal).

Meet and Greet parking at Gatwick is ideal for travellers with oversized luggage, such as sports gear, as this equipment is not always permitted on Park and Ride transfer buses.

You can also get great Gatwick parking and hotel deals when you book with us. For more information, take a look at our why book with Airparks page. Our reliable services can’t be beaten on price, and just for your reassurance, we also have a Best Price Guarantee.

Once you’ve chosen your Gatwick parking at the South terminal

We aim to help make your pre-flight experience as simple and stress-free as possible. Take a look at our step-by-step guide to passenger procedures before boarding at Gatwick airport. Once you’re at the airport, it’s time to start enjoying your holiday. As the UK’s second largest airport, Gatwick boasts free wifi throughout, ample shopping and loads of top eateries.

Money Saving:

Your best way to save money on parking at Gatwick South terminal is to book as early as possible in advance. This could save you up to 60% off the gate price that you would pay on the day. However, even booking last minute Gatwick parking will be cheaper than not booking it at all.

Sign up to our Airparks newsletter on our Homepage for Gatwick airport parking and hotel deals. Emails are sent out every fortnight and offer 10% off a number of Airparks products. When your email comes through simply follow the link to get your discount when booking online. Alternatively, if you’d prefer to place your booking over the phone, the Gatwick airport hotel and Gatwick airport parking promo code is at the bottom of the email, which you can quote over the phone.

Take a look at our Top Tips to ensure you get the most out of your Gatwick parking.

Add ons:

Would you like to treat yourself to a little extra break when you go away? Take a look at our Gatwick airport hotels; ideal if you have an early flight, and a great way to begin and/or end your break. Book your Gatwick airport parking and hotel as a single package to save time.

Or perhaps you could do with a little calm and relaxation at the airport? Book into an airport lounge and step away from the hustle and bustle of departures. Check out our additional services for Gatwick hotels, airport lounges, travel insurance and car hire.


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