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(3 star hotel)

1.1 miles
from the airport

(includes a hotel stay and 8 days parking)

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Travelodge Gatwick Airport Central

One of the best names for great value airport hotels, the Travelodge Gatwick Airport Central has been recently refurbished to offer its customers an even better overnight stay. Just over a mile away from the airport, the Travelodge Gatwick Airport Central with it's comfortable and spacious rooms, modern amenities and on-site bar/cafe makes for a budget-friendly and convenient place to stay the night before your flight.

Booking your stay at the Travelodge Gatwick Airport Central is nice and easy, helping to keep your trip as hassle-free as possible. Simply head to the top of the page and enter your travel dates, we'll show you all of the available packages we have for you including live pricing so you have all the information you need to make your choice. Once you are ready to book either your airport hotel or your hotel and parking, a few quick clicks and some simple details are all you need to arrange it, and we'll send you a confirmation email with everything you need to know.

Our top choice for room and parking: The Travelodge Gatwick Airport Central with Purple Parking is great value and easy to use, making it our favourite choice. You'll need to park overnight at the hotel which will cost £15, then a 7-9 minute drive to the Purple Parking car park followed by a free, 15 minute transfer shuttle to the airport.

About the Travelodge Gatwick Airport Central

A clean, modern and comfortable hotel for a reasonable price? Let's have a deeper look at this popular choice for a Gatwick Airport hotel.

The Highlights

🕑 Check in: From 3pm
🕚 Check out: By 12 Noon
🍹 Bar open: 8am - 11pm
🍳 Breakfast served: Weekdays 7am - 10am. Weekends 8am - 11am
🍽 Restaurant serves: 5pm - 10pm

The Rooms

A room at Travelodge Gatwick Airport Central
Pillows and USB chargers in a room at the Travelodge Gatwick Airport Central
Travelodge Gatwick Airport Central Bathroom

The rooms at the Travelodge are spacious and modern with large, comfy beds perfect for you to snuggle down into and get a solid night's sleep. You'll also find blackout curtains to help you sleep, modern usb chargers beside the bed to help you keep your devices full of life and a TV with freeview channels to keep you entertained.

In your room you'll find...

WiFi - free for the first 30 minutes


Tea/Coffee facilities

Blackout curtains

King-size bed

Ensuite bathroom

Top Tip: The WiFi is only free for the first 30 minutes of your stay at the Travelodge Gatwick Airport Central, after that it is just £3 for 24 hours of access.

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The Food (and drink)

Travelodge Gatwick Airport Central Bar


In the morning you can head down to the cafe area to enjoy either a full English buffet or a continental one, both filled with great choices to get you set up for the day ahead.

Breakfast Prices...

Breakfast: The full English breakfast option is £7.95 per person and the continental choice is £5.75 per person.

2 children under 16 can eat for free with each paying adult.


In the hotel cafe you'll find a dinner menu with a great range of pub classics including lasagne, burgers curries and more, and it's all really reasonably priced! Selected mains are £9.95 or you can get any 2 courses and a drink for just £12.95 per person.

There's also a selection of lighter bites for lunch including baguettes and jacket potatoes and a kid's menu with 2 courses for just £4.95.

The Parking Options

Combine your stay at the Travelodge Central with airport parking for a seamless and simple airport experience, a peaceful night for you and secured parking for the car while you're away.

Compare Parking near the Travelodge Gatwick Airport Central Hotel

Car Park Transfer to Gatwick Airport Transfer from the Travelodge
Purple Parking 7-9 minutes 15 minutes
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Travelodge Gatwick Airport Central with Purple Parking

For simple parking at Gatwick Airport provided by one of the most experienced parking teams, head over to Purple Parking where you can enjoy a great parking service. Once you leave the Travelodge, drive straight to the Purple Parking car park and drop your car off in the arrival bay, then head to reception to check your car in and hand over the keys. While you catch the free transfer shuttle to the airport a professional driver will find a parking space for you. The transfer shuttles are included in the price and take 10-15 minutes to reach the airport, they run every 20 minutes. When you get back from your trip catch the transfer bus back to the car park where your car will be waiting in one of the departure bays, collect your keys and off you go!

Have you got an electric car?

Travelodge Gatwick Airport Central doesn't have any Electric Vehicle charging points, but if you need information on EV charging at Gatwick you can find it on our Electric Car Charging page.

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The Address

Povey Cross Road,





The Travelodge Gatwick Airport Central has made extra provisions for guests with accessibility needs to make your stay as easy and comfortable as possible.

The Hotel

✓ Ramps to aid accessibility where needed

The Rooms

✓ Hand rails
✓ Grab rails in bathrooms
✓ Wetrooms

Travelodge Gatwick Airport Central - FAQs

How close is the Travelodge to Gatwick Airport?

The Travelodge Gatwick Central is 1.1 miles away from the airport.

Is there a shuttle bus from Gatwick Airport to Travelodge?

A single journey is £3.20, or £2.20 for children, and the bus takes around 15 minutes to reach the hotel from the North terminal, and 20 minutes from the South terminal. In the morning, you'll need to catch the same bus back to either terminal.

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