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Gatwick North Terminal Guide

We've put together all the need-to-know Gatwick North Terminal information so you know what to expect on your next journey.

Floor Plan



Other Facilities




North Terminal at Gatwick

Gatwick airport north terminal opened in 1988 and is a whopping 98,000 square metres. The airlines operating from Gatwick North terminal are:

  • Air Transat
  • easyJet
  • Emirates
  • Freebird
  • Icelandair
  • Jet2
  • JetBlue
  • Qatar Airways
  • Royal Air Maroc
  • Rwandair
  • TUI
  • WestJet

Gatwick North Terminal Floor Plan

The North terminal at Gatwick is spread over four floors. The areas and services are all well sign-posted and separated into clearly defined zones.

Level 1 - Check-in

Here you'll find the check-in desks and bag drop kiosks, along with other services such as bureau de change, cash machines, chapel and prayer room, and the special assistance help desk. There's also a Costa Coffee and WHSmith.

Level 2 - Check-in

Check-in areas continue on Level 2. Other services include: ticket desks, excess baggage, bag wrap, water foundations, weighing scales and more. If you're looking for a bite to eat, there's the Jamie Oliver Coffee Lounge and The Nicholas Culpeper restaurant.

Level 3 - Departure Lounge, Lower level

On the lower level of the departure lounge you'll find a range of shops and restaurants including Boots, Harrods, JD Sports, Sunglass Hut, World Duty Free and many more. Airport lounges including No.1 Lounge and Aspire Lounges, airport information, cash machines and toilets bureau de change are also on this level.

Level 4 - Departure Lounge, Upper level

Restaurants continue on this level. You'll find eateries such as a Wetherspoon, Shake Shack, Tortilla, Wagamama, Pret and Starbucks.

Level 5 - Arrivals ground floor

Here you'll find baggage reclaim, airport information desks, car rental desks, plus a handful of shops and restaurants such as Boots, Costa and M&S Simply Food.

North Terminal Gatwick Facilities

The North terminal has a complete range of facilities aimed at all travellers. You'll find a good selection of high street stores, newsagents, restaurants and cafés as well as information desks, disabled toilets and bureaux de change.

Gatwick North Terminal Shops

The Departures lounge is the perfect place to enjoy some pre-holiday shopping and nab some airport exclusive savings. You'll find a good selection of high street stores including Boots, FatFace, Harrods and many more.

Shops in Gatwick North
Shop Location Opening hours Contact no.
Accessorize After security 05:00 - 19:30 01293 557429
Aero Spa After security 07:00 - 19:00 0203 004 2072
Bobbi Brown After security 05:00 - 19:30 01293 504198
Boots Arrivals
After security
05:00 - 22:00
04:00 - 20:00
01293 567625
01293 579232
Boss After security 05:00 to 19:30 01293 579096
Case Luggage After security 05:00 to 19:30 0208 7365922
ChangeGroup Before security
After security
05:00 - 22:00
05:00 - 22:00
Collection After security 05:00 to 19:30 01293 504260
Dune London After security 05:00 to 19:30 01293 567908
Excess Baggage Company Before security 04:00 - 20:00 01293 569900
FatFace After security 05:00 - 19:30 01293 569299
Glorious Britain After security 05:00 - 19:30 N/A
Hamleys After security 05:00 - 19:30 N/A
Harrods After security 07:00 - 19:00 01293 502724
Havaianas After security 05:00 - 19:30 N/A
InMotion After security 04:00 - 21:00 N/A
JD After security 05:00 - 19:30 01293 217668
Jo Malone London After security 05:00 - 19:30 01293 504198
Kids' Stop by WHSmith After security 04:30 - 19:30 N/A
LEGO After security 07:00 - 19:00 N/A
M&S Simply Food Before security 24/7 N/A
Ray-Ban After security 05:00 to 19:30 01293 504539
Reiss After security 05:00 to 19:30 07464 490079
Sunglass Hut After security 05:00 to 19:30 01293 569455
Superdry After security 05:00 to 19:30 01293 569699
Ted Baker London After security 05:00 to 19:30 01293 503645
Watches of Switzerland After security 05:00 to 19:30 01293 504340
Well Pharmacy at WHSmith After security 04:00 to 20:00 01293 568664
Whittard of Chelsea After security 05:00 to 19:30 01293 501313
WHSmith Arrivals
After security
03:30 - 20:30
04:00 to 20:00
01293 568664
01293 568664
World Duty Free Arrivals
After security
First flight-last flight
04:00 - 21:00
01293 505851
01293 504260

Gatwick North Terminal Restaurants and Cafes

There are about 15 different cafes and restaurants throughout the North Terminal. These range from restaurants like Wagamama to coffee shops such as Pret.

Cafés and Restaurants at Gatwick North
Restaurants Location Opening hours Contact no.
Coffee-Bike After security Fri-Sun 03:00-12:00 N/A
Costa Arrivals
Before security
05:00 - 23:00
05:00 - 23:00
01293 569282
01293 579057
Juniper & Co Bar and Kitchen After security 03:30 - 21:00 N/A
Pret After security
After security
03:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 13:00
01293 569263
Pure After security 04:00 - 20:00 N/A
Shake Shack After security 06:00 to 19:30 01293 579323
Sonoma After security 03:30 - last flight 01293 579221
Starbucks After security 03:00 - 21:00 01293 557204
The Nicholas Culpeper Pub Before security 04:30 - 20:00 01293 226441
The Red Lion Wetherspoon Before security 04:00 - 20:00 01293 569900
Tortilla After security 04:00 - 21:00 N/A
Wagamama After security 04:00 - 19:00 01293 507300
Warrens Bakery After security 03:30 - 20:00 N/A

More Gatwick North Facilities

Bureaux de change
There are bureaux de change desks at check-in, departures and arrivals to provide foreign currency for your holidays.

Internet access
There is internet access and wireless hotspots in the check-in area, the departures area, domestic arrivals and in The Avenue. The departures lounge also has e-mail, games, scanning, printing, fax and office software.

There are public toilets on every floor of the North terminal at Gatwick. There are also baby change facilities and showers.

Information desk
There is an information desk in the main arrivals area with multilingual staff offering assistance.

Multi-faith chapel
The North terminal has a chapel on the ground floor next to arrivals for people of all faiths to use for worship and meditation. A half-hour Christian service is held every Sunday and weekdays.

North Terminal Gatwick Parking

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Gatwick North Hotels

There's a wide choice of hotels located near to Gatwick airport, ranging from two to four stars. We have great deals on all the best and closest hotels such as the Hilton, the Sofitel, Holiday Inn and Premier Inn to name just a few. In addition to room-only options, we also offer super-convenient Gatwick hotels with parking packages to save you hassle and money.

Top 5 Closest Hotels at Gatwick North Terminal

North Terminal Gatwick Hotels
Hotel Hotel → North Terminal Price*
Hampton by Hilton 2 minute walk (connected to the terminal) £84.15
Sofitel 3 minute walk (connected to terminal) £80.00
Premier Inn North 2 minute walk £73.49
Acorn Lodge 5 minute shuttle bus £59.00
The White House 5 minute shuttle bus £55.00
Ibis 6 minute shuttle bus £48.75
Airport Inn 7 minute shuttle bus £40.00
Courtyard by Marriott 10 minute shuttle bus £55.00

Check out our full list of Gatwick hotels for further details of price and facilities.

Gatwick Hotels

Airport Lounges at Gatwick North Terminal

Relax in a private Gatwick airport lounge while you wait for your flight at the North terminal. Gatwick has three lounges at the North terminal where you can escape the hustle and bustle of the Departures lounge.

All Gatwick airport lounges provide delicious complimentary food, drinks (including alcohol) , free Wi-Fi, and entertainment areas. Some even have sleep pods if you're looking to get some shut eye!

Take a look at our Gatwick lounges page to compare prices and availability.

Gatwick Airport Lounges