Private Hire Vehicle waiting area

What is the Private Hire Vehicle waiting area?

This facility provides a dedicated parking zone for PHV drivers who are waiting to pick up their customers from London Gatwick. Its on-airport location provides quick access to both terminals.

What facilities are available?

  • Catering - pre-prepared hot and cold food, snacks and drinks
  • Seating areas
  • Toilets
  • Smoking area
  • Rubbish bins
  • CCTV monitoring

When is it open?

The area is open to drivers 24/7.

How much does it cost to use?

  • 0-4 hours: £1.50
  • 4-24 hours: £10*

*Overstay penalties apply

Where do I need to go?

From the South Terminal roundabout, follow signs to the South Terminal Long Stay car park, then for the PHV/Taxi waiting area.

After taking a ticket on entry, card payments can then be made at anytime using the pay machine inside the PHV building. This is the best way to ensure a quick exit, but payment can also be made at the exit barriers.

Postcode: RH6 0NY*

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*Please note that our postcode accuracy on satellite navigation is variable, so please follow signs to the Long Stay car park once you approach the South Terminal.