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The top ten international travel destinations for flights from Gatwick airport are: Malaga, Dublin, Alicante, Faro, Sharm El Sheikh, Orlando, Dubai, Geneva, Madrid and Dalaman, and within the UK the most popular flights leave for Edinburgh, Glasgow and Jersey. Open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year more than 32 million passengers pass through Gatwick each year, making it one of the UKs busiest airports. Overall 90 airlines travel to more than 200 destinations worldwide.

Gatwick airport

Gatwick is well served by road and rail links, being just 28 miles from London and for those coming by car the airport is directly accessed from junction 9 on the M23. The M25 is only 10 minutes away providing a gateway to the rest of the UK. There are short term parking facilities a short walk from the terminals and long stay car parks situated a short coach ride away.

All the major car hire companies have offices in the arrivals area. Taxi ranks are located in the arrivals area of South Terminal and the entrance to the North Terminal – a journey into central London will cost around £95 and take an hour.

The Gatwick Express is the quickest way to get into central London – trains run from the airport every 15 minutes and the journey time is around 30 minutes. Gatwick is also well served by coaches with direct services to 400 UK destinations including Brighton, Birmingham, Bristol, Cambridge, Oxford and Norwich. The Gatwick Flyer runs a direct service to Southend airport from the South Terminal.

There are two terminals at Gatwick airport with a huge range of shopping facilities on offer including a large duty free shop and many designer outlets.

There is a left luggage service in the arrivals area which is open 24 hours daily. The charge is £8.00 per item for 24 hours. 

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