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Short Stay South Terminal, Gatwick Airport, West Sussex, RH6 0LL


    • Convenient Terminal access
    • Take your keys with you
    • No minimum stay
Car park holds the Park Mark award for secure parking
  • This car park holds the Park Mark award for secure parking.
  • Average Customer Rating:

Opening Periods

Short Stay North Terminal is open 365 days a year.

Security Measures

The car park is manned 24-hours a day, 365-days a year and frequently patrolled by trained staff. The site has CCTV and security lighting in addition to being an on-site parking facility next to the terminal within the Gatwick airport perimeter. Park Mark 'Safer Parking' approved.

Facilities for disabled persons

Blue Badge parking with wide bays and easy access are provided on various levels of both car parks 5 and 6. For your convenience Gatwick suggests using level 3 of car park 5 as this gives direct, same level access to the terminal building. Gatwick car parks are fully compliant with the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA). More about Blue Badge Parking at Gatwick Airport.

Vehicle Restrictions

Car park 5 has a height restriction of 1.8m. Car park 6 has a height restriction of 2.1m.

Car and trailer restrictions

Trailers are not permitted.

Additional Information

This car park cannot accept trailers.

2-minute covered walk directly into the terminal.
Self park, keep your keys.


Cancellations made with at least 48 hrs notice are refunded in full. Within 48 hrs bookings are charged in full.


08448 118311

Arrival Procedure

On arrival, pull up to the barrier and wait up to 10 seconds for the vehicle registration to be scanned. If the registration is recognised, a ticket will print with the booking reference above the barcode. If not, please press the button for a ticket and keep the ticket safe as you will require it on exit. Follow the road signs to either multi-storey car park 1 (Blue), 2 (Red) or 3 (Orange). We recommend you mark the back of the parking ticket with the car park, level and row, to aid you on your return.

Transfer Details

Transfers are not required with this service.

Distance To Airport

The car park is located at the airport.

Departure Procedure

Once you have found your car, please drive up to the exit barriers and insert your ticket which should raise the barrier.
If you had to press for a ticket on entry, please use the call button and quote your booking reference to the attendant. They will then cross check your booking and open the barrier for exit.

Customer service:
Value for money:
Overall rating:

"Used short stay car park so no courtesy bus. Purple Parking offered a lower price then the Heathrow official website. Pays to check for the best deal."
~ Mr Howe on Friday 23 Oct 2015 at 10:40

"Minibus not relevant as used short term car park. All worked perfectly - thanks"
~ Mr Pinney on Monday 05 Oct 2015 at 11:22

"I stayed in the Short Stay Car Park so cannot rate the Mini Bus as it wasn't used."
~ Mr Jones on Wednesday 23 Sep 2015 at 16:12

"Parked on site so no courtesy bus used. Hard to find a spot in the car park even though each floor said there were many places!"
~ Mrs Goodwin on Sunday 13 Sep 2015 at 09:08

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