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Car Hire at London Airport Gatwick

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London Airport Gatwick, London, United Kingdom
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500+ Trusted Providers:

Cheapest Car Hire Rates

Mini
Fiat 500 or comparable
Fiat 500
  • 4
  • 2
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Man.
Easirent
£ 6.61 / per day
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Economy
Citroen C3 or comparable
Citroen C3
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
GreenMotion
£ 11.88 / per day
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Intermediate
Citroen C4 Picasso or comparable
Citroen C4 Picasso
  • 4
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Man.
Avis
£ 16.08 / per day
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Compact
Fiat Tipo or comparable
Fiat Tipo
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Man.
Keddy
£ 17.80 / per day
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Most Popular Car Hire Offers

Standard
Opel Insignia or comparable
Opel Insignia
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Alamo
£ 27.33 / per day
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Compact Elite
Mercedes Benz A Class or comparable
Mercedes Benz A Class
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Man.
Enterprise
£ 41.78 / per day
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Full-size
BMW 3 series Aut. or comparable
BMW 3 series Aut.
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SIXT
£ 42.87 / per day
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Luxury
Volvo V60 or comparable
Volvo V60
  • 5x
  • 6x
  • 5x
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Easirent
£ 27.10 / per day
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These prices are approximate and depend on the dates of the booking, hire length and type of car. This information was last updated at 02:03 on 2021-01-18.

Travel Information

Language
English
Currency
GBP
Dialing code
44
Traffic direction
Left-hand
Speed limit out of city centre
97 km/h
60 mi/h
Speed limit within city centre
48 km/h
30 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.08%

Airport information

Score
7.6
  • Getting to the airport 7.4
  • Check-in desks 7.6
  • Facilities and services 7.2
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 5.4
  • Dining and car hire services 6.8
  • Lounge 5.1

London Airport Gatwick (LGW)

  • IATA: LGW
  • ICAO: EGKK
  • Name: London Airport Gatwick (LGW)
  • Size: Large Airport
  • Flights per year: 285,969
  • Passengers (per year): 45,561,700
  • Distance from the city centre: 28.6 miles / 46 km S of town
  • Working hours: 24 hours a day
  • Phone: 0870 000 2468

Top 20 Destinations around London Gatwick Airport

  1. Car Hire at London Croydon South starting at £ 15.96 per day
  2. Car Hire London Fulham starting at £ 10.27 per day
    14.7 km / 9.1 miles away
  3. 15.6 km / 9.7 miles away
  4. Car Hire at Waterloo Railway Station starting at £ 19.61 per day
    16.0 km / 9.9 miles away
  5. 17.2 km / 10.7 miles away
  6. 18.3 km / 11.4 miles away
  7. Car Hire London Edgware Road starting at £ 15.00 per day
    18.5 km / 11.5 miles away
  8. 18.8 km / 11.7 miles away
  9. Car Hire at London Euston Railway Station starting at £ 15.00 per day
    19.2 km / 11.9 miles away
  10. 19.5 km / 12.1 miles away
  11. 19.7 km / 12.2 miles away
  12. Car Hire at London City Airport starting at £ 16.50 per day
    20.6 km / 12.8 miles away
  13. 22.2 km / 13.8 miles away
  14. Car Hire London Ilford starting at £ 7.42 per day
    26.2 km / 16.3 miles away
  15. Car Hire at London Airport Heathrow starting at £ 7.99 per day
    27.3 km / 17.0 miles away
  16. Car Hire at London Edgware starting at £ 21.01 per day
    30.1 km / 18.7 miles away
  17. Car Hire at Luton Airport starting at £ 6.66 per day
    60.2 km / 37.4 miles away
  18. Car Hire at London Southend Airport starting at £ 21.53 per day
    61.3 km / 38.1 miles away
  19. Car Hire at London Airport Stansted starting at £ 9.13 per day
    63.7 km / 39.6 miles away
  20. Car Hire at Southampton Cruise Terminal starting at £ 18.31 per day
    96.5 km / 60.0 miles away

Map of Car Hire Destinations

During which month is it most affordable to hire a car at London Airport Gatwick?

Our data show how prices for hiring a car at London Airport Gatwick fluctuate depending on the time of the year. This graph can assist you in finding the best bargain.
Average Price for Hiring a Car at London Airport Gatwick
£ 37.60
January
£ 22.76
February
£ 34.23
March
£ 25.02
April
£ 34.34
May
£ 31.95
June
£ 36.83
July
£ 27.42
August
£ 21.20
September
£ 18.41
October
£ 18.16
November
£ 28.16
December
The cheapest month to hire a car at London Airport Gatwick is November with prices starting at £ 18.16 for an Economy class cars. The most expensive month in which to hire a car is January with prices for for a Compact class) starting at £ 37.60. The average cost over the course of the entire year is £ 28. You can use this to plan your trip at the time of year when it would be most economical to hire a car. Note that these prices are only averages. The amount of time you hire a car for and the time at which you book will influence the prices.

What’s the most popular hire length at London Airport Gatwick?

Hirers picking up a car at London Airport Gatwick keep them for an average of 8 days during in September, while those picking up their cars in August keep them for an average of 5.
Average Hire Length at London Airport Gatwick
6
January
6
February
6
March
6
April
6
May
6
June
6
July
5
August
8
September
8
October
7
November
6
December

Which month sees the highest demand for car hire at London Airport Gatwick?

Though London Gatwick Airport is popular for travellers all year long, the month with the highest demand for hire cars is in July. February is the month that sees the lowest demand for hire cars.
Popularity by Monthly Searches
90%
January
79%
February
86%
March
99%
April
115%
May
88%
June
136%
July
132%
August
86%
September
95%
October
92%
November
101%
December

Most Popular Car Hire Models

Hire Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Easirent Ford Fiesta 5 2 Small cars
Easirent Fiat 500 3 2 Small cars
Easirent Ford Focus 5 2 Medium cars
GreenMotion VW Golf 5 2 Medium cars
Easirent Ford Fiesta 5 1 Small cars
GreenMotion Fiat 500 2 1 Small cars
Alamo Ford Focus 4 2 Medium cars
GreenMotion VW Polo 4 1 Small cars
Alamo Toyota Aygo 3 1 Small cars
GreenMotion Hyundai i10 5 1 Small cars

Top 14 Hire Companies at London Airport Gatwick in 2021

Interrent
Interrent
Remarkable 9.5
+4401293461061 / +4401293513662
Lower Forecourt Road Lowfield Heath, Lowfield Heath, Crawley RH11 0PR
Working hours
Mon:07:00-20:00
Tue:07:00-20:00
Wed:07:00-20:00
Thu:07:00-20:00
Fri:07:00-21:30
Sat:08:00-20:00
Sun:08:00-20:00
Enterprise
Enterprise
Remarkable 9.3
+4401293609090
Gatwick Airport, South Terminal, Lower Forecourt, Road, Horley, Gatwick RH6 0NY
£ 21 - £ 70
Alamo
Alamo
Remarkable 9.2
+4401293609090
Gatwick Airport, South Terminal, Lower Forecourt, Road, Horley, Gatwick RH6 0NY
£ 20 - £ 68
SIXT
SIXT
Outstanding 8.6
+442070188246
Lower Forecourt, Horley, Gatwick RH6 0NY
£ 19 - £ 88
Keddy
Keddy
Outstanding 8.6
+4403713843408
INTERNATIONAL ARRIVALS
£ 14 - £ 89
Working hours
Mon:00:01-01:00; 06:00-23:59
Tue:00:01-01:00; 06:00-23:59
Wed:00:01-01:00; 06:00-23:59
Thu:00:01-02:00; 06:00-23:59
Fri:00:01-02:00; 06:00-23:59
Sat:00:01-01:00; 06:00-23:59
Sun:00:01-01:00; 06:00-23:59
Avis
Avis
Outstanding 8.5
+4403445446001
Avis Budget Gatwick Airport South Terminal
£ 16 - £ 59
Working hours
Mon:08:00-17:00
Tue:08:00-17:00
Wed:08:00-17:00
Thu:08:00-17:00
Fri:08:00-17:00
Sun:08:00-12:00
Alamo
Alamo
Outstanding 8.5
01293609090
Enterprise Rent A Car
Working hours
Mon:07:00-20:00
Tue:07:00-20:00
Wed:07:00-20:00
Thu:07:00-20:00
Fri:07:00-20:00
Sat:07:00-20:00
Sun:07:00-20:00
Europcar
Europcar
Outstanding 8.2
+4403713843408
London Gatwick South Terminal
£ 19 - £ 60
Working hours
Mon:08:00-20:00
Tue:08:00-20:00
Wed:08:00-20:00
Thu:08:00-20:00
Fri:08:00-20:00
Sat:08:00-20:00
Sun:08:00-20:00
GreenMotion
GreenMotion
Great 7.5
+4401293855100
Kennel Ln, Horley RH6 0AY
£ 11 - £ 78
Working hours
Mon:08:00-18:00
Tue:08:00-18:00
Wed:08:00-18:00
Thu:08:00-18:00
Fri:08:00-18:00
Sat:08:00-18:00
Sun:08:00-18:00
Easirent
Easirent
Great 7.4
+441293839700
Crowne Plaza, London Gatwick, Langley Drive
£ 7 - £ 79
Working hours
Mon:06:00-00:30
Tue:06:00-00:30
Wed:06:00-00:30
Thu:06:00-00:30
Fri:06:00-00:30
Sat:06:00-00:30
Sun:06:00-00:30
Rhodium
Rhodium
Great 7.4
+34965233425 / +441293461061
Windmill Garage, Old Brighton Road South, Lowfield Heath, RH11 0PR, Crawley, UK
Goldcar
Goldcar
Great 7.3
+442078621732
Windmill Garage, 5 Old Brighton Rd S, Horley, Lowfield Heath, Crawley RH11 0PR
Ace Rent a car
Ace Rent a car
Great 7.1
+441293855100 / 3172487251
H14 Kennel Lane
Working hours
Mon:08:00-18:00
Tue:08:00-18:00
Wed:08:00-18:00
Thu:08:00-18:00
Fri:08:00-18:00
Sat:08:00-18:00
Sun:08:00-18:00
Surprice
Surprice
Great 7
+443300949033 / +447523232343
Spiritwood, Broadbridge Ln, Smallfield, Horley RH6 9RF
Working hours
Mon:06:00-23:59
Tue:06:00-23:59
Wed:06:00-23:59
Thu:06:00-23:59
Fri:06:00-23:59
Sat:06:00-23:59
Sun:06:00-23:59
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