Gatwick Airport is the UK’s second biggest airport and a major hub for holidays, business trips and city breaks. Our hotels are close to both Gatwick’s North and South Terminals, and most of our hotels have convenient airport parking with long term parking options. So, whether you’re coming or going, you’ll be able to enjoy a great night’s sleep on one of our super-comfy beds before or after your flight. Plus, we've put together a handy guide on where to park, what to do while you wait, where to charge your phone and the best places to eat and shop at each terminal in our Gatwick Airport terminal guide.
Hotels near Gatwick Airport
London Gatwick Airport (North Terminal)
London Gatwick Airport (A23 Airport Way)
London Gatwick Airport South (London Road)
London Gatwick Airport (Manor Royal)
London Gatwick Airport East (Balcombe Road)
Gatwick Crawley Town (Goff's Park)
Gatwick Crawley Town West
Airport parking is hassle-free when you book through our partners at Holiday Extras. Add airport parking after your hotel booking and wake up ready to enjoy your flight, with your car parking completely taken care of.
Start your trip in VIP style and enjoy comfy seats, internet access, complimentary food & drink and more at an airport lounge before you take off. Add an airport lounge after your hotel booking easily with our partners, Holiday Extras.
Zoom through passport control and security with a fast track pass. Add a fast track pass after your hotel booking with our partner, Holiday Extras, and you’ll move to the priority lane – spend less time queuing and more time relaxing before your flight.
Hotels closest to Gatwick Airport terminals
Our closest hotel to Gatwick Airport is our Premier Inn London Gatwick Airport (North Terminal), which is just a five-minute walk from North Terminal. The next closest is our London Gatwick Airport (A23 Airport Way), at only a 10-minute walk from the North Terminal. A free, fast inter-terminal shuttle service runs between Gatwick North and South Terminals every few minutes, which means these hotels are ideal no matter which terminal you’re flying from. These hotels tend to be popular with families because they’re so close to the airport, which really helps take the stress out of making your flight on time.
South of Gatwick Airport, our London Gatwick Airport South (London Road) and London Gatwick Airport (Manor Royal) hotels are about a 10-minute drive from Gatwick South Terminal, with good bus links straight to Gatwick terminals.
Our three other Gatwick Airport Premier Inn hotels, London Gatwick Airport East (Balcombe Road), Gatwick Crawley Town (Goff's Park) and Gatwick Crawley Town West are in nearby Crawley, just a 15-minute drive from Gatwick Airport. Between them, our Crawley hotels have scenic rural views, fantastic links to Crawley town centre and excellent parking facilities – all just 10-miles from Gatwick Airport itself. As these hotels are a little further from the airport, they tend to offer better value rates that are popular with our business guests. For more information, take a look at the business rates we offer at our Gatwick Airport hotels on Business Booker.
Getting to Gatwick Airport
All our hotels are close to Gatwick Airport terminals, which means staying at one of our Premier Inn Gatwick Airport hotels makes flying much less stressful. Getting to Gatwick Airport and our hotels nearby is easy, whether you’re travelling from London or further afield.
Gatwick Airport is just a 10-minute drive from the M25 when you take the M23 at Junction 7.
National Express coaches run across the country, from Brighton to Birmingham, directly to Gatwick Airport. If you’re in London, you can catch the easyBus from Earls Court, West Brompton, London Waterloo or London Victoria. The journey from London to Gatwick is about two hours by bus.
The Gatwick Express train runs non-stop from London Victoria to Gatwick South Terminal every 15 minutes, with a journey time of about 30 minutes between 05:00-00:30. Thameslink train services run every 15 minutes from London Victoria and London Blackfriars, again with about a 30-minute journey time. There are also direct services to Gatwick Airport from Brighton, Reading, Southampton and many other cities across the UK.
Hotels near Gatwick Airport with parking
Most of our Gatwick Airport hotels have limited 24hr parking. Longer term airport parking is available through our partners, Holiday Extras, after booking your hotel. Please check your hotel page before booking or contact your hotel directly to confirm parking arrangements and check availability at the time of your booking.
There’s no on-site parking at our Premier Inn London Gatwick Airport (North Terminal) airport, but our hotel is only a short five-minute walk from Gatwick North Terminal. Off-site parking at Gatwick Airport’s short stay car parks 5 and 7 is available at a discounted rate of £25 for 24 hours.
On-site parking managed by Horizon is available for £16 for 24 hours, with 98 spaces in total. This hotel is about a 10-minute walk from Gatwick Airport.
There are 150 free on-site parking spaces in total for guests at this hotel.
On-site parking managed by Hub is available for £4 for 24 hours, with 86 spaces in total, for guests at this hotel.
Free on-site parking is available at this hotel, with 41 spaces in total for guests at this hotel.
Free on-site parking is available at this hotel, with 120 spaces in total for guests at this hotel.
Free on-site parking is available at this hotel, with 119 spaces in total for guests at this hotel.
What to do before and after your flight at Gatwick Airport
Whether you want to feel as comfortable as possible before take-off or you’re winding down after a long flight, finding the best places to eat, sit and shop make getting through the airport more enjoyable.
When it comes to food, all our Gatwick Airport hotels either have on-site restaurants or restaurants nearby. Our restaurants serve the Premier Inn Breakfast, an all-you-can-eat selection of delicious bacon, sausages, eggs, black pudding and much more, as well as full lunches and dinners if you’re staying overnight before a flight or taking some time to relax after disembarking.
Gatwick Airport is great for shopping, with major brands across both the North and South Terminals. From luxury jewelry to trainers, t-shirts, electronics and even earplugs for your flight, both terminals have such a brilliant variety of shops, plus with fantastic duty-free deals. Getting between the North and South Terminal is quick and easy thanks to the inter-terminal shuttle, which makes shopping between the two terminals hassle-free.
After you’ve eaten and bought everything you need, why not relax before your flight by booking an airport lounge through our partners at Holiday Extras? Gatwick Airport lounges have charging points for phones and laptops, fast internet, comfy seats and complimentary food and drink. You can also zoom through passport control and security with a fast track pass from Holiday Extras, making your flight even simpler.
How do I get from Gatwick North Terminal to Premier Inn?
Our Premier Inn London Gatwick Airport (North Terminal) hotel is just a short five-minute walk from Gatwick North Terminal, with regular free inter-terminal shuttle services to the South Terminal.
Can you walk from Gatwick North Terminal to Premier Inn A23?
Yes, our Premier Inn London Gatwick Airport (A23 Airport Way) hotel is just a 10-minute walk from Gatwick North Terminal. The G2 and G7 Gatwick Airport shuttle buses also run from our London Gatwick Airport (A23 Airport Way) hotel to Gatwick North and South Terminals every 20-30 minutes. G2 operates from 4am to midnight, G7 runs from midnight to 4am.
Are there shuttle buses from other Premier Inn hotels to Gatwick Airport?
Yes, shuttle buses to Gatwick Airport operate from most of our Gatwick hotels to Gatwick Airport.
The Metrobus 100, 4 and 5 Fastway services to Gatwick Airport run from London Road outside our hotel. Prices cost around £2.50 for an adult single.
Metrobus route 100 and route 10 regularly run from our Premier Inn London Gatwick Airport (Manor Royal) to Gatwick North and South terminals and on to nearby Crawley town centre.
Other local bus routes and taxis are available from our other Gatwick Airport hotels to Gatwick Airport.
How do you travel between terminals at Gatwick Airport?
A free inter-terminal shuttle service runs between Gatwick North and South Terminals every few minutes. The journey time is approximately two minutes and this service runs 24 hours a day.
What time is breakfast at your Gatwick hotels?
Most Premier Inn hotels serve breakfast from 06:30-10:00, but times can vary at our airport hotels. Breakfast is often served later at weekends, and times can change during school and bank holidays. Please contact your hotel in advance for specific breakfast times during your stay.
Can I book long term airport parking and a hotel lounge before my flight?
Along with airport parking, you can also book hotel lounges and other airport extras through our partner, Holiday Extras, after you’ve made your hotel booking.