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Gatwick Airport Mini Guide

We have every type of rental vehicle available from Gatwick Airport (LGW) which is the second biggest airport in the United Kingdom and one of the busiest airports in the world with more than 34 million passengers. Please check out the luggage capacities for the vehicle you are looking to hire to ensure it meets your requirements.

Whichever airline you arrive on and regardless of which terminal you arrive at, you can access cheap car hire at Gatwick from leading car hire companies such as Avis, Budget, Europcar and Sixt who collectively offer car hire over 500 locations across the UK.

Located approximately 45 kilometres from London’s city centre and situated on the site of a former manor house, Gatwick provides a perfect entry to the south of England.
 

Cheapest car hire at Gatwick Airport

Fiat 500

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 36.26 EUR/day
Fiat 500

7 Days rental at 253.84 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Fiat 500

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 36.27 EUR/day
Fiat 500

7 Days rental at 253.92 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Kia Picanto

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 36.28 EUR/day
Kia Picanto

7 Days rental at 254.00 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  No

Volkswagen Golf

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 37.44 EUR/day
Volkswagen Golf

7 Days rental at 262.14 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Ford Focus

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 37.46 EUR/day
Ford Focus

7 Days rental at 262.22 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Ford Focus

5 Adults, 3 Doors

From 37.47 EUR/day
Ford Focus

7 Days rental at 262.30 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Opel Astra

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 37.48 EUR/day
Opel Astra

7 Days rental at 262.38 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Peugeot 208

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 38.06 EUR/day
Peugeot 208

7 Days rental at 266.47 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Ford Fiesta

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 38.07 EUR/day
Ford Fiesta

7 Days rental at 266.55 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

Tesla Model 3

4 Adults, 5 Doors

From 68.30 EUR/day
Tesla Model 3

7 Days rental at 478.13 EUR from 20/03/2023

  0 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Polestar 2

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 76.06 EUR/day
Polestar 2

7 Days rental at 532.46 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Peugeot 208 Electric

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 107.11 EUR/day
Peugeot 208 Electric

7 Days rental at 749.80 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia e-Niro

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 123.77 EUR/day
Kia e-Niro

7 Days rental at 866.41 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Hyundai Ioniq

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 127.26 EUR/day
Hyundai Ioniq

7 Days rental at 890.87 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Volkswagen ID.3

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 111.12 EUR/day
Volkswagen ID.3

7 Days rental at 777.87 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Volkswagen ID.3

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 96.30 EUR/day
Volkswagen ID.3

7 Days rental at 674.11 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Peugeot 208 Electric

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 58.91 EUR/day
Peugeot 208 Electric

7 Days rental at 412.40 EUR from 20/03/2023

  2 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Kia e-Niro

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 67.31 EUR/day
Kia e-Niro

7 Days rental at 471.18 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Hyundai Ioniq

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 69.07 EUR/day
Hyundai Ioniq

7 Days rental at 483.51 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes

Volkswagen ID.3

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 60.93 EUR/day
Volkswagen ID.3

7 Days rental at 426.55 EUR from 20/03/2023

  3 |
  Automatic |
  Yes
  • Gatwick Airport car hire special offers

    We currently have 1 special offers for car rental in Gatwick Airport including;

  • Pre-Registration available
    For faster, easier car hire, add driver details before pick-up available from ALAMO, DRIVALIA, GREEN MOTION, HERTZ.

Useful to know about Gatwick Airport

  • BAA was forced to sell Gatwick Airport after a report by the Competition Committee
  • Gatwick tends to be a preferred destination for charter airlines
  • US Airways and Delta are currently the only US Airlines which serve Gatwick Airport
  • Gatwick Airport has two terminals – North and South
  • Easyjet operated the first passenger flight to the new Corvera Airport in Spain on 18 Jan 2019.

Best car rental companies in Gatwick Airport

8.0
No.2: ALAMO,
based on 1975 reviews
80
80
70
70
80
21 min (average wait time)
8.0
No.1: FIREFLY,
based on 1073 reviews
80
80
70
70
80
20 min (average wait time)
7.9
No.3: AVIS,
based on 1303 reviews
80
70
70
70
80
20 min (average wait time)

Gatwick Airport car hire information

  • 8.0/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Avis Europe Corporate
  • € 253.82
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 36.26
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 53
    Most Popular Type:
    Compact
  • 15
    Most popular model:
    Opel Corsa
  • 206
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day for car hire at Gatwick Airport

ItemPercent
January€ 53
February€ 51
March€ 57
April€ 59
May€ 66
June€ 74
July€ 106
August€ 98
September€ 71
October€ 61
November€ 56
December€ 97
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January€ 51
February€ 51
March€ 54
April€ 58
May€ 62
June€ 71
July€ 90
August€ 87
September€ 65
October€ 53
November€ 52
December€ 77
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January€ 118
February€ 108
March€ 108
April€ 88
May€ 107
June€ 132
July€ 181
August€ 189
September€ 133
October€ 120
November€ 136
December€ 191
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January€ 77
February€ 72
March€ 80
April€ 71
May€ 84
June€ 102
July€ 120
August€ 115
September€ 100
October€ 85
November€ 83
December€ 124
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January€ 138
February€ 141
March€ 139
April€ 154
May€ 148
June€ 167
July€ 141
August€ 171
September€ 167
October€ 166
November€ 140
December€ 274
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January€ 40
February€ 39
March€ 42
April€ 46
May€ 37
June€ 47
July€ 71
August€ 65
September€ 52
October€ 42
November€ 42
December€ 74
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January€ 103
February€ 93
March€ 105
April€ 96
May€ 104
June€ 133
July€ 193
August€ 183
September€ 126
October€ 110
November€ 102
December€ 157
ItemPercent
January€ 173
February€ 166
March€ 169
April€ 65
May€ 72
June€ 92
July€ 169
August€ 192
September€ 122
October€ 220
November€ 195
December€ 239

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*average daily rates based on 7 day rental, search for today's best prices

FAQs about car hire at Gatwick Airport

How much does car hire at Gatwick Airport cost?

Car hire at Gatwick Airport costs as little as €36.30 per day, however the average price across all suppliers for a Mini class vehicle is €44.40 per day. The most expensive car to hire is €266.70 per day from EUROPCAR for a Volkswagen Sharan.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental in Gatwick Airport?

9 car hire brands have committed to maintaining sanitisation measures as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines in Gatwick Airport, including BUDGET, EUROPCAR, NATIONAL, see the full list here.

What car hire companies offer sanitised car rental at Gatwick Airport?

None of the car hire companies at Gatwick Airport are currently offering sanitised cars as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines.

Who is the best car rental agent at Gatwick Airport?

Based on recent customer reviews over the last 3 months, Alamo EMEA Corporate has the highest customer rating for car hire at Gatwick Airport with a score of 8.0/10

with Alamo EMEA Corporate rated second best with a score of 8.0/10

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How much does it cost to hire a compact car at Gatwick Airport?

Today’s cheapest price for compact car hire at Gatwick Airport is €262.14 per week from GREEN MOTION.

Who is the cheapest car hire agent at Gatwick Airport?

The cheapest car hire company at Gatwick Airport is DRIVALIA, with prices for a Mini class car such as the Fiat 500 available from as little as €253.82 per week.

How much is fuel at Gatwick Airport?

You can expect to pay €1.96/ltr of petrol and €2.121/ltr of diesel at Gatwick Airport. You’ll pay a premium if refilling at motorway services of up to 10%.

What car hire agencies are available at Gatwick Airport?

We can arrange great deals on car hire at Gatwick Airport with leading car hire companies such as ALAMO, AVIS, BUDGET, DRIVALIA, ENTERPRISE, EUROPCAR, FIREFLY, GREEN MOTION, HERTZ, KEDDY BY EUROPCAR, NATIONAL, SIXT as well as reputable, local car hire companies.

What type of car can I hire at Gatwick Airport?

We can arrange , Compact, Compact Elite, Economy, Fullsize, Intermediate, Intermediate Elite, Luxury, Mini, Premium and Standard class rental cars at Gatwick Airport.

How much does it cost to hire a convertible car at Gatwick Airport?

We don’t currently have any convertible cars to hire at Gatwick Airport, but we are working in it and please check dates for future rentals.
The price at the moment for a convertible rental car at Gatwick Airport is € per week from for a .

Do you have a discount code for car hire at Gatwick Airport?

We don’t have any discount codes for car hire at Gatwick Airport at the moment, however DRIVALIA rates start from just €253.82 per week. If you’ve found a cheaper price than €253.82 from DRIVALIA in London - Airport - Gatwick or any other rental agent, let us know and we’ll do our best to beat it.

How much does it cost to hire a car for a week at Gatwick Airport?

The cheapest price to hire a car for a week at Gatwick Airport is €254.10 per week with an average price of €310.80 per week across all car hire companies.
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Information about car hire agents at Gatwick Airport

Telephone numbers for popular car hire companies at Gatwick Airport

  • Europcar (tel: 4403713843408)
  • Keddy by europcar (tel: 4403713843408)
  • Enterprise (tel: 01293-609090)
  • Sixt (tel: +44-2070188246)
  • Drivalia (tel: 01293 839700)
  • Dollar (tel: +44 1494292310)
  • Hertz (tel: 08433093030)
  • Firefly (tel: 08433093030 )
  • Alamo (tel: 01293-609119)
  • National (tel: 01293-609119)

Pick-up locations for car hire companies at Gatwick Airport

  • Europcar (London Gatwick South Terminal LONDON GATWICK AIRPORT, GATWICK, RH6 0NP)
  • Keddy by europcar (London Gatwick South Terminal LONDON GATWICK AIRPORT, LOWER FORECOURT ROAD, GATWICK, RH6 0NP)
  • Enterprise (GATWICK AIRPORT SOUTH TERMINAL, LOWER FORECOURT ROAD, GATWICK, RH6 0NP, ENG)
  • Sixt (Lower Forecourt Road, Horley, RH6 0NY)
  • Drivalia (Sofitel Hotel (North Terminal), Gatwick Airport, London Gatwick, RH1 17SX, RH6 0PH)
  • Dollar (Courtyard by Marriott London Gatwick Hotel, Buckingham Gate, Gatwick, RH6 0NT)

Car hire company reviews at Gatwick Airport

  • Firefly EMEA: Rated 8.0/10 from 176 reviews
  • Alamo EMEA: Rated 8.0/10 from 60 reviews
  • Avis Europe: Rated 7.9/10 from 39 reviews
  • Budget EMEA: Rated 7.8/10 from 65 reviews
  • Europcar EMEA: Rated 7.4/10 from 358 reviews
  • Enterprise EMEA: Rated 7.3/10 from 23 reviews

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