Cheap car rental Gatwick Airport deals are available now. Book early to secure your preferred choice. London Gatwick Airport is situated five km north of the centre of Crawley, West Sussex, and forty five km south of Central London. Its London’s second largest airport and second busiest by total passenger traffic in the United Kingdom after Heathrow. In 2008, Gatwick ranked as the world’s 28th busiest airport when it comes to passenger numbers, ninth busiest in terms of Int passengers and eight largest in Europe by passenger visitors. There’s a train service running from the south terminal to the city with a journey time of approximately thirty five mins a nine pounds one way price. The Gatwick Express is a slightly faster more expensive option. There are coach services from both the north and south terminal operated by Nationwide, the journey would take around ninety minutes.
The Airport has two terminals but just 1 runway which is the busiest in the world. It acts as a major hub with more than eighty different scheduled and charter airlines using the airport with flights to more than two hundred destinations around the globe; handling more than thirty million passengers annually. It is located twenty five miles from Heathrow Airport and less than a mile from junction 9 of the M23. It has superb road, bus and rail networks with travel providers operating from London Victoria and resorts such as Brighton and Worthing.
When you arrive at the airport you’ve several options for transport to your last destination. If somebody is coming to pick you up from Arrivals there is a meeting point close to the BAA Information Desk in International Arrivals. The staff are multi lingual and the desks are open 24/7. There are bus service sfrom National Express Coaches on the Lower Forecourt Street.
If you land at the north terminal then you can get a high speed transit train which runs at 2 minute intervals to take you to the south. The journey time is only a few minutes. If you’re hiring a car, there are 8 companies located in the airport terminal. Both terminals provide a good array of shops, restaurants and bars both before and after security. The VIP/executive lounges are within the departures lounge after security.
If you are leaving your car at the airport there are options for short and long term stays. All car parks have 24 hour security, frequent patrols and CCTV cover.