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Gatwick Hotels Connected to the Terminal

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Save up to 60% on Gatwick hotels connected to the airport. Prices start from just £28 for a room-only and £82 with 8 days parking included*. There's no need to tackle traffic and transfers, simply wake up and and walk to check-in.

Our Gatwick hotels have all been tried and tested by us, so we can happily recommend them to you, knowing they offer a great stay with excellent service.

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Staying at one of the Gatwick hotels connected to your terminal really is the most hassle-free way to begin your holiday. There's no driving at the crack of dawn and no transfers to tackle. Simply roll out of bed and take a leisurely stroll to the check-in desks.

There are 3 hotels connected to Gatwick airport and they're all 4-star hotels. The Hilton is connected to the South terminal and the Sofitel and Hampton by Hilton to the North terminal. These hotels are available as room-only packages or can be booked with parking as a money-saving deal.

Being just a comfortable stroll away from the terminal, these Gatwick hotels are particularly great if you're flying at unsociable hours, got excitable kids in tow, or have lots of luggage. And yes, it really is a comfortable walk. Walkways are covered and the hotels have luggage trolleys available.

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Gatwick hotels connected to the terminals

Hotel Name Terminal Transfer Room only price* With parking price*
Hampton by Hilton North> 2 minute walk £106.25 £194.00
Sofitel North 3 minute walk £80.00 £159.00
Hilton South 3 minute walk £66.75 £118.00
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Hotels connected to Gatwick airport South terminal

Hilton at Gatwick ★★★★ 9/10 customer rating

The 4-star Hilton has everything you need for a comfy stay and much more. Kick back and relax in your soundproofed, modern room. Along with all the essentials, you'll also be able to enjoy nice touches like pay-per-view movies and luxury Peter Thomas Roth toiletries. Fancy something to eat or drink? You've got a choice of two restaurants, two bars and a Costa Coffee shop. Want to squeeze in a pre-holiday workout? The hotel has a small gym, free for guests to take advantage of. Travelling with the troops? The family rooms can sleep up to five people and children under 10 eat free.

Hilton → South terminal: 3-minute walk via an exclusive indoor sky link

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Hotels connected to Gatwick airport North terminal

Sofitel at Gatwick ★★★★ 9/10 customer rating

Start your trip with a bit of luxury at the 4-star Sofitel. The rooms are stylish, spacious and equipped with everything you need. You might even bag one with a runway view! Wifi is free throughout the hotel so you can browse and stream to your heart's content. With a choice of 3 restaurants, including the award-winning La Brasserie, foodies will truly be in their element. There are also 2 bars on-site - perfect for enjoying a pre-holiday tipple or two. The Sofitel also has a small free gym for those who like to stay on top of their fitness regime.

Sofitel → North terminal: 3-minute walk via an exclusive indoor walkway

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Hampton by Hilton at Gatwick ★★★ 9/10 customer rating

The 3-star Hampton by Hilton certainly lives up to it's Hilton name. Rooms are bright, modern and quiet, despite being so close to the terminal. Features include flat-screen HDTV, free wifi, and plenty of tea and coffee. Set yourself up nicely for your flight by tucking into a free, all-you-can-eat buffet breakfast of all your favourite cooked and continental items. Evening diners can head to the welcoming, open-plan bar and for those eating a bit later, the 24/7 snack menu, serving both hot and cold dishes, is ideal. Early risers are also taken care of thanks to the on-site Starbucks, which is open from 4am. Just like the other hotels connected to Gatwick airport, the Hampton by Hilton has a small gym that's open 24 hours a day and free for guests.

Hampton by Hilton → North terminal: 2-minute walk via a covered walkway

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Hotels at Gatwick - Close but not connected

There are 2 more hotels that are located on the airport grounds, within walking distance: the Premier Inn North and the Courtyard by Marriott.

These on-site Gatwick hotels aren't technically attached by a covered walkway, they are however just a hop, skip and jump away from the terminals and boast fantastic facilities.

Hotel Name Terminal Transfer Room only price* With parking price*
Premier Inn North North 2 minute walk £121.49 N/A
Courtyard by Marriott South 3 minute shuttle or
10 minute walk
£110.00 £150.00


We've a whole range of upgrades you can add to your booking at the Sofitel or the Hilton. We can save you £10 per person on your dinner and £7 on your breakfast at the Sofitel, and £14.95 per person on your dinner at the Hilton. We can also upgrade your room, book you a place in a Gatwick airport lounge, provide your holiday insurance and sort out your foreign currency. Once you've clicked the book button, our list of upgrades will come up and you can choose the ones you want.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How far is the Premier Inn from Gatwick Airport?

The Premier Inn North is opposite the terminal entrance about 100 metres from the doors so you can walk straight there. If you are arriving at the South Terminal, you will need to catch the free monorail to the North Terminal first, which takes 2 minutes.

Is the Gatwick inter-terminal shuttle free?

Yes. This is a free rail service carrying travellers between the North and South Terminals. It runs 24 hours a day, passing every few minutes and the journey takes 2 minutes.

How do I get from Gatwick Airport to Holiday Inn?

On the ground floor at each Gatwick terminal there are bus stops where a shuttle bus runs every 15-30 minutes to the Holiday Inn. This shuttle bus runs 24 hours a day from bus stop 8 at the North Terminal and bus stop 9 at the South Terminal. It costs £3.00 per adult and £1.50 per child aged between 5 – 15. There is no charge for children under 5.

Is there anywhere to sleep at Gatwick Airport?

There are no beds or dedicated sleeping areas inside Gatwick airport. At both terminals, there are soft seats and rows of padded benches without arm rests where you can lay down if needed but Gatwick is busy and noisy so, if you're lucky enough to find space, you will also need noise-cancelling earphones to attempt some sleep! Alternatively, there are hotels connected to the terminals on the public side of security. At the North Terminal, there is the Hampton by Hilton, the Sofitel and a Premier Inn. At the South Terminal, you will find the Hilton, Yotelair and the Bloc Gatwick.

Can you walk from the Travelodge to Gatwick Airport?

No, the Travelodge at Gatwick is not accessible on foot. But the Gatwick hoppa bus does run to the Travelodge. You can catch the bus from the pick-up zones outside either terminal which costs £3 per adult, £1.50 per child or a family ticket (2 adults, 2 children) is £7.

Which hotels can you walk to from Gatwick Airport?

There are 7 hotels you can walk to from Gatwick Airport which are:

  • The Premier Inn North Terminal
  • The Hamton by Hilton
  • The Hilton
  • The Sofitel
  • YotelAir Gatwick
  • Bloc Hotel Gatwick
  • The Courtyard by Marriott

The free inter-terminal shuttle train means you can get between terminals in 2 minutes at no cost, so whichever terminal you arrive or depart from, you can get to any of these hotels on foot without any trouble.