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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

Volkswagen Caddy Combo Van

2 Adults, 4 Doors

From 38.54 EUR/day
Volkswagen Caddy Combo Van

7 Days rental at 269.81 EUR from 20/06/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  No
Intermediate

Ford Transit SWB Van

3 Adults, 4 Doors

From 40.80 EUR/day
Ford Transit SWB Van

7 Days rental at 285.63 EUR from 20/06/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Standard

Ford Transit Cargo Van

3 Adults, 4 Doors

From 54.40 EUR/day
Ford Transit Cargo Van

7 Days rental at 380.81 EUR from 20/06/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Standard

Ford Transit Cargo Van

3 Adults, 4 Doors

From 63.39 EUR/day
Ford Transit Cargo Van

7 Days rental at 443.79 EUR from 20/06/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Fullsize

Ford Luton Box Tail Lift 3.5T

3 Adults, 3 Doors

From 68.37 EUR/day
Ford Luton Box Tail Lift 3.5T

7 Days rental at 478.59 EUR from 20/06/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Economy

Peugeot 208

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 70.70 EUR/day
Peugeot 208

7 Days rental at 494.95 EUR from 20/06/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Compact

Volkswagen Golf

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 73.21 EUR/day
Volkswagen Golf

7 Days rental at 512.47 EUR from 20/06/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Compact

Peugeot 2008

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 80.22 EUR/day
Peugeot 2008

7 Days rental at 561.54 EUR from 20/06/2022

  3 |
  Manual |
  Yes
Mini

Fiat 500

4 Adults, 3 Doors

From 84.81 EUR/day
Fiat 500

7 Days rental at 593.72 EUR from 20/06/2022

  2 |
  Manual |
  Yes

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

  • 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, AVIS, BUDGET, EASIRENT, ENTERPRISE, EUROPCAR, GREEN MOTION, HERTZ, KEDDY BY EUROPCAR, NATIONAL.

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

8.1
No.2: ALAMO,
based on 1554 reviews
80
80
70
80
70
22 min (average wait time)
8.1
No.1: ENTERPRISE,
based on 780 reviews
90
80
70
70
80
31 min (average wait time)
8.0
No.3: NATIONAL,
based on 140 reviews
80
90
60
80
80
23 min (average wait time)

Gatwick Airport car hire information

  • 8.2/10
    Best Rated Agent:
    Alamo EHI
  • € 285.60
    Average price:
    (per week)
  • € 40.80
    Best Price:
    Per Week
  • 43
    Most Popular Type:
    Intermediate
  • 17
    Most popular model:
    Opel Corsa
  • 187
    Total Cars Available
     

Average prices per day for car hire at Gatwick Airport

ItemPercent
January€ 47
February€ 47
March€ 52
April€ 59
May€ 66
June€ 74
July€ 82
August€ 68
September€ 58
October€ 57
November€ 52
December€ 95
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January€ 49
February€ 52
March€ 53
April€ 58
May€ 62
June€ 71
July€ 69
August€ 61
September€ 49
October€ 49
November€ 49
December€ 81
ItemPercent
January€ 107
February€ 100
March€ 103
April€ 88
May€ 107
June€ 132
July€ 151
August€ 124
September€ 109
October€ 112
November€ 119
December€ 165
ItemPercent
January€ 71
February€ 66
March€ 74
April€ 71
May€ 84
June€ 102
July€ 107
August€ 97
September€ 76
October€ 78
November€ 76
December€ 120
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January€ 140
February€ 146
March€ 141
April€ 154
May€ 148
June€ 167
July€ 141
August€ 142
September€ 134
October€ 142
November€ 133
December€ 292
ItemPercent
January€ 37
February€ 38
March€ 41
April€ 46
May€ 37
June€ 47
July€ 56
August€ 52
September€ 42
October€ 40
November€ 40
December€ 73
ItemPercent
January€ 101
February€ 90
March€ 100
April€ 96
May€ 104
June€ 133
July€ 133
August€ 113
September€ 99
October€ 106
November€ 101
December€ 150
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 €40.80 per day, however the average price across all suppliers for a Intermediate class vehicle is €180.70 per day. The most expensive car to hire is €665.60 per day from EASIRENT for a Ford Tourneo.

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, ENTERPRISE, ALAMO, 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 8.1/10

with Alamo EHI rated second best with a score of 8.1/10

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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 €512.47 per week from GREEN MOTION.

Who is the cheapest car hire agent at Gatwick Airport?

The cheapest car hire company at Gatwick Airport is EASIRENT, with prices for a class car such as the Volkswagen Caddy Combo Van available from as little as €269.78 per week.

How much is fuel at Gatwick Airport?

You can expect to pay €1.958/ltr of petrol and €2.123/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, 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 €1817.67 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 EASIRENT rates start from just €269.78 per week. If you’ve found a cheaper price than €269.78 from EASIRENT 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 €285.60 per week with an average price of €1264.90 per week across all car hire companies.
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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: 01293-609119)
  • Sixt (tel: +44-2070188246)
  • Easirent (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, NORTH TERMINAL, RACECOURSE WAY, GATWICK, RH6 0PJ, ENG)
  • 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

  • Enterprise: Rated 8.1/10 from 14 reviews
  • Alamo EHI: Rated 8.1/10 from 32 reviews
  • National: Rated 8.0/10 from 12 reviews
  • EUROPCAR: Rated 7.7/10 from 158 reviews
  • BUDGET EMEA: Rated 7.4/10 from 33 reviews
  • Hertz: Rated 7.3/10 from 40 reviews

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