Looking to make a quick getaway from Gatwick Airport’s North Terminal? Skip the stress of public transport and drive in the comfort of your car and park in a convenient car park just minutes from the terminal. With a wide variety of parking options at Gatwick’s North Terminal – from secure off-airport car parks such as APH Gatwick to on-airport self-park services – there’s a car park that’s perfect for everyone. Be sure to pre-book now and you’ll not only guarantee your parking space, but you’ll also receive huge savings on turn-up-and-park rates.View airport parking
The ultimate solution for travellers looking for a stress-free start to their trip. Choose a hotel and parking package within the airport complex so you can wake up refreshed and ready to fly, just minutes from the check-in desks. Don’t worry about the close proximity to the airport, all hotel rooms will be fitted with sound-proofed windows and all the facilities required for a great night’s sleep.View hotels & parking
Gatwick is served by a wealth of great hotels, so if you want to enjoy a pre-flight stop-over, check out our list of nearby hotels here.View Airport Hotels
Looking for a quiet place to relax before your flight? Gatwick Airport offers exclusive lounges where you can avoid the crowds and relax with a newspaper and meal before you fly. Find out all about airport lounges at the North Terminal here.View Airport Lounges
Gatwick Airport North Terminal Essential Information
If you’re flying from Gatwick Airport North Terminal Terminal, we’ve collected the essential ‘must-know’ information you’ll need to ensure your trip gets off to the perfect stress-free start:
Take a virtual tour
Explore the North Terminal using this Street View tour
View a map of the terminal
Find your way around with this North Terminal map
To check you are flying from the North Terminal, log on to Gatwick Airport’s terminal guide here; all you need is your airline and destination.
Terminal Airport Live Flights
Follow all North Terminal flight arrivals and departures right here.
Online and mobile check-in
Many airlines allow you to check in online from two to 24-hours before your departure. This allows you to choose your seat and swerve queues for the check-in desks at the airport. Simply arrive and drop-off your bags.The follow airlines offer online check-in services at the North Terminal:
• British Airways
Facilities for disabled passengers
Gatwick Airport offers a variety of assistance to passengers with reduced mobility or special requirements. Find out more about Gatwick's services for passengers with reduced mobility here.
To reach the North Terminal via train, simply arrive at the mainline railway station at the South Terminal and take the free shuttle service across to the North.
Gatwick Airport is also served by a huge number of parking solutions. APH offers options from long-stay to short-stay, on- or off-airport and meet and greet parking. Just log on to APH.com now to get instant online quotes covering all these options.
Push chairs and child seats
The child-friendly folks at Gatwick’s North Terminal will ease the burden on parents with small children by making pushchairs available for the trip between the plane and the arrivals hall – where their own pram will be delivered. Simply collect one as you disembark, then return it to the baggage hall once you’ve retrieved your own. Passengers flying from the North Terminal can take their own prams and child seats through security and check them in at the gate.
Family assistance lanes
These lanes give extra help to families travelling with young kids in buggies when passing through security. Just look out for the 'Family Assistance' lane signs after you check in at the North Terminal. The lanes also operate on your return to Gatwick.
If you’re after a few last minute items before you fly; here’s a full list of shops.
Where to eat
Gatwick has some great eateries to suit all tastes and requirements; check out the full list of places to eat at Gatwick Airport.
Area for kids
Gatwick North Terminal has a special area for children that offers play zones and TV lounges for children of all ages. There’s seating to give the grown-ups a break, too. Find it airside, behind Boots in the North Terminal.
Charging mobile devices
The North Terminal offers ChargeBox kiosks where you can boost your smartphone’s battery as you wait to fly. The service consists of a secure locker equipped with charging leads and adaptors for most popular handsets. You can charge your device for between 30 and 90 minutes with costs of £1.50 per 30 minutes. Click here for more information on security rules.
Baby changing facilities
These facilities are highlighted by either a bottle sign or baby care symbol. Find them in the check-in area, as you head to the gates, in the transfer area and after passport control in arrivals. There are also fold-down tables provided in some male and female toilets.
Don’t be caught out by travelling to Gatwick Airport without any change, find out what change you’ll need for the baggage trolleys here.
If you’ve got a long wait for your flight, but don’t want to be burdened with bags, simply head to one of the luggage lockers. These cost around £8.00 per item per day and are available 24 hours a day. Find them in the Arrivals area of the North Terminal.
If you have a last-minute medical issue, Boots has pharmacies before and after security in the North Terminal. Opening hours are: 5:00am to 7:00pm before security and 4:00am to 9:00pm airside. Both have pharmacies.
Need to freshen-up ahead of your trip or on your arrival back in the UK? Showers are available for users of the North Terminal No. 1 Traveller Lounge.
Find it landside next to International Arrivals at the North Terminal; the chapel operates 24-hours.