Gatwick South Terminal Arrival Facilities
Arrival Area - Airside
There are numerous supplies of luggage trolleys in the baggage reclaim. They are free to use. There are also good toilet facilities (but no baby care room until after Immigration and Customs), and payphones in the baggage reclaim area.
Luggage Trolleys: Plentiful and free on the forecourt where porters are also available. Trolleys can also be found in the Short Term car parks and inside the terminal.
Toilets: At both ends and in the middle of the check-in area. Disabled access in most areas. Baby care facilities are signposted (look for the bottle or cot symbols). There is a baby change booth in Zone A. Shower facilities are available on the mezzanine floor - use the courtesy phone for soap and towels.
Pay Phones: Located mostly in the service zones close to the check-ins. Coin, phonecard and credit cards accepted.
Currency Exchange: There are three Bureaux de Change. Travelex in Zone A, open 06:00-19:30, in Zone J/K open 24 hours and Thomas Cook in Zone F open 24 hours. The bureaux also offer limited banking services.
Cash Dispensers: Barclays, Midland and AbbeyLink machines opposite the International Departures security entrance in Zone G/H. There is an American Express ATM on the rail station concourse.
Information Desk: No information desk in Departures, for the main desk go to the Arrivals area. There are courtesy phones in various areas for specific airport services. The main information desk could be more conveniently located.
Smoking Area: None in the check-in area. Various catering outlets and bars upstairs on the mezzanine floor have smoking areas.
Special Assembly Area: Seating available opposite the entrance to International Departure lounge.
Postal Services: A mail box and stamp machine can be found in Zone F. There is a full postal service on the upper mezzanine level.
Left Luggage: None in check-in, the nearest is in Arrivals next to Costa Coffee. Open 05:00-23:00 it costs £3.00 per item up to 12 hours and £4 for 12-24 hours. Check our baggage storage listing. The Bags etc, counter in Zone A handles unaccompanied baggage, luggage transfers to London Heathrow and sells bags and travel goods.
Restaurant and Bars: Upstairs on mezzanine level in The Village. Check our restaurant and bar listing.
Shopping: There is a news shop / bookstore, all other services on mezzanine floor. Check our shop listing.
Car Hire: The major car rental operators have desks in the terminal just beyond the Meeting Point.. To pre book your car click here.
Hotel Reservations: The Thomas Cook Bureau de Change handles hotel bookings. For a full list of list of airport hotels.
Parking: Access to Short Stay car park is through covered walkway then follow signs to lower level.
Taxi: There is a taxi rank on the forecourt.
Train: To reach the train station you will find the entrance to the rail concourse clearly signposted and is towards the Departures area.
Bus services: There are buses available to a variety of destinations from the terminal forecourt.