Sanitised car hire at Gatwick Airport

Look out for this icon to see which car hire brands have committed to maintaining sanitisation measures as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines, the following car hire companies at Gatwick Airport, UK offer sanitised rental cars:

At present, none of the car rental companies at Gatwick Airport have committed to offering sanitised cars.

Sanitised car
This car rental company has committed to maintaining sanitisation measures as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines.
  • AVIS
  • SIXT

Cheapest car hire at Gatwick Airport

Volkswagen Golf

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 16.29 EUR/day
Volkswagen Golf

7 Days rental at 114.09 EUR from August 24

  3 |
  Manual |

Volkswagen Caddy Combo Van

2 Adults, 4 Doors

From 22.54 EUR/day
Volkswagen Caddy Combo Van

7 Days rental at 157.78 EUR from August 24

  3 |
  Manual |

BMW 2 Series Active Tourer

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 45.22 EUR/day
BMW 2 Series Active Tourer

7 Days rental at 316.56 EUR from August 24

  4 |
  Automatic |

Audi A6 Estate

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 85.13 EUR/day
Audi A6 Estate

7 Days rental at 595.93 EUR from August 24

  6 |
  Automatic |

BMW 1 Series

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 36.12 EUR/day
BMW 1 Series

7 Days rental at 252.87 EUR from August 24

  3 |
  Manual |

Volkswagen Passat Estate

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 25.67 EUR/day
Volkswagen Passat Estate

7 Days rental at 179.75 EUR from August 24

  5 |
  Manual |

Fiat 500

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 13.58 EUR/day
Fiat 500

7 Days rental at 95.11 EUR from August 24

  1 |
  Manual |

Mercedes C Class

5 Adults, 4 Doors

From 28.73 EUR/day
Mercedes C Class

7 Days rental at 201.13 EUR from August 24

  4 |
  Automatic |

Hyundai Tucson

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 18.43 EUR/day
Hyundai Tucson

7 Days rental at 129.07 EUR from August 24

  4 |
  Manual |

*daily rates in Gatwick Airport based on a 1 day rental (24hr period) and for guidance purposes only.

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.

Gatwick Airport car hire reviews

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Best car rental companies in Gatwick Airport

No.1: ALAMO,
based on 3983 reviews
13 min (average wait time)
No.2: SIXT,
based on 4918 reviews
16 min (average wait time)
based on 3034 reviews
10 min (average wait time)

Nearest car hire pickup locations at or near Gatwick Airport


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Unit 8a, Stafford Road, Stafford Cross Trading Estate, Croydon, Cr0 4tu


64 Cambridge Road, Kingston Upon Thames, Kt1 3lb


Guildford Train Station, Guildford, Gu1 4ut

Recent customer reviews (average rating 7.5/10)


United States

Booking online

Booking online was fine, I will let you know after my vacation how the car and pick up experience was.


United Kingdom

Easy to make ch

Easy to make changes to a booking which is useful.

R Knapp

United Kingdom

The queue at th

The queue at the Avis desk was ridiculous! The staff didn't even apologise for the long wait.


Gatwick Airport car hire information

  • 9.2/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Alamo EHI
  • € 95.06
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 13.58
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 58
    Most Popular Type:
  • 17
    Most popular model:
    Opel Corsa
  • 231
    Total Cars Available

Average prices per day for car hire at Gatwick Airport

*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 €13.60 per day, however the average price across all suppliers for a Mini class vehicle is €31.90 per day. The most expensive car to hire is €215.50 per day from EUROPCAR for a Mercedes GLE.

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

12 car hire brands have committed to maintaining sanitisation measures as per WHO COVID-19 guidelines in Gatwick Airport, including BUDGET, EASIRENT, FIREFLY, 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 EHI has the highest customer rating for car hire at Gatwick Airport with a score of 9.1/10

with SIXT Corporate rated second best with a score of 8.1/10


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 €114.09 per week from GREEN MOTION.

Who is the cheapest car hire agent at Gatwick Airport?

The cheapest car hire company at Gatwick Airport is AVIS, with prices for a Mini class car such as the Fiat 500 available from as little as €95.06 per week.

How much is fuel at Gatwick Airport?

You can expect to pay €1.27/ltr of petrol and €1.32/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, EASIRENT, ENTERPRISE, EUROPCAR, FIREFLY, FLIZZR, 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, Luxury Elite, 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 €1115.93 per week from EUROPCAR for a Mercedes C Class Convertible.

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 AVIS rates start from just €95.06 per week. If you’ve found a cheaper price than €95.06 from AVIS 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 €95.20 per week with an average price of €223.30 per week across all car hire companies.

Information about car hire agents at Gatwick Airport

Most popular car hire companies at Gatwick Airport:

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

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)
  • Sixt (Lower Forecourt Road, Horley, RH6 0NY)
  • Easirent (Easirent c/o Crowne Plaza, Langley Drive, Crawley, RH1 17SX)
  • Dollar (Courtyard by Marriott London Gatwick Hotel, Buckingham Gate, Gatwick, RH6 0NT)

Car hire company reviews at Gatwick Airport:

  • Alamo EHI: Rated 9.1/10 from 93 reviews
  • SIXT: Rated 8.1/10 from 72 reviews
  • Enterprise: Rated 7.9/10 from 7 reviews
  • Hertz: Rated 7.7/10 from 95 reviews
  • Keddy by Europcar (Corporate): Rated 7.6/10 from 93 reviews
  • Avis Europe: Rated 7.5/10 from 19 reviews

Gatwick Airport Mini Guide

Welcome to Gatwick Airport
Home today to the busiest single use runway in the world it’s hard to believe that Gatwick Airport started life as a small flying club in the 1930’s. 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. In these times of recession, it is one of the few airports worldwide that is seeing a year-on-year increase in passenger numbers through a prudent business plan and facilities for low cost carriers.

How do I get There? 
Drive, Park and ride, Coach, Bus, Taxi or Hackney (the latter if you’re feeling flush). Gatwick is easily accessible from central London. There are more than 11 trains per hour that can deliver you to the airport directly from the city centre. Over 150 coaches connect the airport to cities nationwide.

Gifts at Gatwick
Whether shopping for yourself or for loved ones back home there are shops to satisfy all tastes and budgets at Gatwick. For a beautiful selection of typically British souvenirs head to Glorious Britain and for the perfect gift for any whisky lover you have got to check out the range at the World of Whiskies store. It’s an amazing trove, stocking almost 350 different malts including rare bottles to ensure you won’t be disappointed.

For the young and young at heart in your life, a visit to the world famous Hamley’s toy store is a must, whether you choose from their own classic range or the latest modern themes, quality is assured. Another British institution making an appearance at Gatwick is Harrods. A must visit even if it’s just to browse, this store as expected exudes luxury and guarantees an exclusive shopping experience.

Help for Your Family Trips
Travelling with little ones can add a little stress to your trip but be assured that Gatwick Airport is one of the most child friendly airports you can find. From the thoughtful provision of dedicated family lanes for passing through security and immigration to Kid Zones in the departure lounges, Gatwick strives to make travel for families a pleasant experience. Offering fantastic kids play areas that provide comfy seating for parents the Kids Zones are free of charge and well worth a visit allowing children to burn up some energy and giving parents a chance to relax.

If you’ve got a lot of time to kill or just need nap time the YOTEL Hotel one of the three onsite hotels at Gatwick, payable by the hour, perfect for repairing frayed nerves. Each capsule has its own private shower and toilet, comfy bed, TV and free Wi-Fi facilities. There are special travellers lounges available also, some having designated family areas with separate niches providing video games and computers as well as traditional games rooms. Lounge access is bookable in advance from the airport's website.

Sticky fingers will be the only problem when it comes to food for kids at Gatwick. You’ll find a wide range of food options and child friendly dining available throughout the airport. Many offer deals and promotions for kids so check around before you order. Baby milk and other essentials may be pre-booked at the Boots branch in the departures area allowing you to pack most of your supplies in your check in baggage.

I’m Hungry!
Breakfast, lunch, dinner or just a snack, no matter what you fancy you’ll find it at Gatwick. For  a great start to your day in a cosy 50’s themed restaurant, drop in to Frankie & Benny’s, featuring an open plan kitchen and in an amazingly welcoming atmosphere you’ll find yourself almost transported to Little Italy and the Big Apple.

For lunch step it up a notch and head over to the Armadillo Cafe and Grill, a fun American style restaurant with a Santa Fe twist. If you’ve got something to celebrate or need a little luxury look no further than the Caviar House and Prunier Seafood Bar. An exceptional range of caviar, perfectly smoked salmon and sea food selection with an outstanding wine list so good you’ll forget you’re at an airport.

Require Special Assistance?
Security assistance lanes are in use at Gatwick to assist persons who require a little extra time or assistance through security. Help points are available throughout the airport though it is recommended that you inform your airline at the time of booking if you will require assistance for mobility or other needs.

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Customer questions about Gatwick Airport car hire

ok, I have received a quote for a car hire at Gatwick, confirming some of the details I wanted clarifying, just trying to book, your site says there are no cars available,can you help me book please?

Hi, apologies if you are not getting results for this rental, it may be a technical issue on the site. I can see your quote here and would be delighted to give you a quick call to take the booking by phone if you can please let me know a convenient time to call and a telephone number?

Hello Fiona. Could you tell me whether this car is a pickup in the terminal building or outside please?

Hi, the quote will say whether the pick up is In Terminal / Shuttle Bus or Meet and Greet. You should see this below the price in the supplier / car information. I'd happily check for you if you can just let me know which car you are looking at? You can also filter by pick up location if you spefically only wanted In Terminal for instance?

I need to change my booking for a compact vehicle on airport at Gatwick, my husband booked an economy which is too small.

Hello, you can amend your booking by logging into the 'my booking' section of the website using your email and reservation number, from here you can amend the car type. Should there be any additional cost, this will be displayed for you before any changes are made.

Hello, may I have the link to find out what vehicles are on airport please, Gatwick airport.

Hi, you can filter results to show only those 'in terminal', please see the options on the left hand side of your serach results. This will then display only suppliers and cars who are based in the terminal building to avoid shuttle bus / meet and greet services.

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Gatwick Airport (LGW) is the second biggest airport in the United Kingdom and one of the busiest airports in the world with more than 34 million passengers. It offers an array of domestic and European services as well as long haul and transatlantic flights.

There are currently eight different airlines which have bases at Gatwick airport including Aer Lingus, British Airways, easyJet, Thomson Airways and Virgin Atlantic. 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. (source)