airport lounge London Gatwick

The London Gatwick airport currently has 2 terminals (North Terminal and South Terminal) and 13 main lounges. In this post, I will review the lounges in the London Gatwick Airport and give you all the most up to date information. 

The following six lounges are available to all passengers traveling with any airline.

  • Club Aspire Lounge
  • My Lounge
  • No.1 Lounge North
  • No.1 Lounge South
  • Clubrooms Lounge
  • Regus Express Lounge

    London Gatwick airport is the second busiest airport by total passenger traffic in the U.K. With over 46 million passengers in 2018, I see why they need so many lounges!

    The airport is served by over 50 airlines throughout the year.

    Some of the main airlines that use the North terminal include:

    • Virgin Atlantic
    • Easyjet
    • Air China 
    • Qatar Airlines
    • Emirates
    • Westjet

    Some of the main airlines that use the South terminal include:

    • British Airways
    • Air Transat
    • Cathay Pacific
    • Turkish Airlines
    • Ryanair

    To find out how to save big on lounges in general, check out our How to Get Cheap Airport Lounge Access post.

    For convenience and to save money, I recommend you buy a membership with Priority Pass. If you have a Priority Pass membership, the following lounges are free to use. Plus you won’t have to worry about the lounge being full if you decide to not book and show up at the door. 

    With Priority Pass you have access to over 1200 airport lounges around the world. 

    London Gatwick Airport Lounges – North Terminal

    Club Aspire Lounge

    Location

    Northside terminal, airside

    Directions

    Since this lounge is airside, first go through Passport Control then turn left. You will be in the main departure lounge and follow the signs to the lounges area.

    Then turn right into the Lounge Pavilion and take the elevator or stairs down to Level 1. The lounge is located on the right-hand side.

    Services Offered

    The Club Aspire Lounge was fully renovated in 2018 and is a no-smoking facility. It offers a variety of services including:

    • Fully air-conditioned
    • Many beverages including soft drinks and alcohol
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Internet/WiFi
    • Flight information
    • Newspapers and magazines
    • Separate play zone area for kids, computer games
    • Light snacks
    • Television and telephone

    Hours of Operation

    Monday – 5:15 AM – 10:00 PM

    Tuesday through Sunday –  5:15 AM – 9:00 PM

    Hours are subject to change and will vary during the winter schedules.

    Cost

    Paid entrance at the door is $25-$28 per adult. Children ages 2-11 are $20. You can book online ahead of time for $21 per adult and $16 per child to guarantee access.

    Conditions

    The Club Aspire Lounge limits your stay to a maximum of three hours. Children under 2 years are free and must be accompanied by an adult. The dress code is casual dress with no sportswear allowed.

     

    My Lounge

    Location

    Northside terminal, airside

    Directions

    Since this lounge is airside, first go through Passport Control then turn left.

    You will be in the main departure lounge and follow the signs to the lounge area.

    Then turn right into the lounge pavilion and take the elevator or stairs down to Level 1. The lounge is located on the left-hand side.

    Services Offered

    • Fully air-conditioned
    • Many beverages including soft drinks and alcohol
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Internet/WiFi
    • Flight information
    • Newspapers/Magazines
    • Fax
    • Light snacks
    • Television and telephone

    Hours of Operation

    Monday – Sunday: 5:00 AM – 2:00 AM, Closed Dec 25.

    During peak times, 5:00 AM – 10:30 PM, space may be limited

    Hours are subject to change and will vary depending on flight schedules.

    Cost

    When space is available, this lounge accepts guests at the door. The rates are $30 per adult plus $15 per child (ages 2-11). • Infants under 2 years are free. You can book online ahead of time for $24 per adult and $12 per child to guarantee access.

    Conditions

    My Lounge limits your stay to a maximum of 3 hours. Children under 2 years are admitted free. Children under 12 must be supervised by an adult. Casual dress is required at all times; no sportswear is permitted.

     

     

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    No. 1 Lounge Gatwick North

    Location

    Northside terminal, airside

    Directions

    Since this lounge is airside, first go through Passport Control then turn left.

    You will be in the main departure lounge and follow the signs to the lounge area.

    Then turn right into the Lounge Pavilion and take the elevator or stairs down to Level 1. The lounge is straight ahead.

    Services Offered

    • Fully air-conditioned
    • Many beverages including soft drinks and alcohol
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Internet/WiFi
    • Flight information
    • Newspapers/Magazines
    • Fax
    • Waiter service
    • Bistro and buffet
    • Television and telephone

    Hours of Operation

    Monday – Sunday: 4:00 AM – 10:00 PM  – Due to peak seasonal activity it is expected this lounge will see an increase in the number of guests.

    During peak times, 5:00 AM – 10:30 PM, space may be limited.

    Hours are subject to change and will vary depending on flight schedules.

    Cost

    When space is available, this lounge accepts guests at the door. The rates are $40 per adult plus $20 per child (ages 2-11). • Infants under 2 years are free. You can book online ahead of time for $32 per adult to guarantee access.

    Conditions

    No. 1 Lounge limits your stay to a maximum of three hours. Children under 2 years are admitted free. Children under 12 must be supervised by an adult. Casual dress is required at all times.

     

    Clubrooms

    Location

    Northside terminal, airside

    Directions

    Since this lounge is airside, first go through Passport Control then turn left. Then, follow the signs to the lounge area.

    Turn right into the lounge pavilion and take the elevator or stairs down to Level 1.

    Services Offered

    • Fully air-conditioned
    • Many beverages including soft drinks and alcohol
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Internet/WiFi
    • Flight information
    • Newspapers and magazines
    • Fax
    • Waiter service
    • Bistro and buffet
    • Television and telephone

    Hours of Operation

    Monday – Sunday 5:30 AM – 8:00 PM during the summer months. 6:00 AM – 3:00 PMin winter months.

    Due to peak seasonal activity, it is expected this lounge will see an increase in the number of guests.

    During peak times, 05:00 – 10:30, space may be limited.

    Hours will vary depending on flight schedules.

    Cost

    When space is available, this lounge accepts guests at the door. The rates are $50 per adult. You can book online ahead of time for $38 per adult to guarantee access.

    Conditions

    The Clubroom Lounge permits adults only. 

    London Gatwick Airport Lounges – South Terminal 

    No.1 Lounge Gatwick South

    Location

    Southside terminal, airside

    Directions

    Airside – Pier 1. From the main departure lounge which is on the upper level, take the corridor access between Dixons and JD Sports to reach the No. 1 Lounge entrance.

    Services Offered

    • Fully air-conditioned
    • Many beverages including soft drinks and alcohol
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Internet/WiFi
    • Flight information
    • Newspapers/Magazines
    • Fax
    • Waiter service
    • Bistro and buffet
    • Television and telephone

    Hours of Operation

    Monday – Sunday 4:00 AM – 10:00 PM

    During peak times, 5:00 AM – 10:30 PM, space may be limited.

    The hours of this lounge will depend on flight schedules.

    Cost

    When space is available, this lounge accepts guests at the door. The rates are $40 per adult plus $20 per child (ages 2-11).

    Infants under 2 years are free. You can book online ahead of time for $32 per adult to guarantee access.

    Conditions

    In the No. 1 lounge, you must wear casual dress. Sportswear is prohibited. This lounge limits your stay to a maximum of three hours. Children under 2 years are admitted free. Children under 12 must be supervised by an adult.

     

     

     

    Regus Express Lounge

    Location

    South Terminal, Landside, Arrivals, Level 2.

    Directions

    Before security on Arrivals Level 2. South terminal.

    Services Offered

    • Fully air-conditioned
    • Many beverages including soft drinks (no alcohol)
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Internet/WiFi
    • Newspapers/Magazines
    • Television and telephone
    • Showers available for extra
    • Meeting rooms

    Hours of Operation

    Monday – Sunday: 7:00 AM – 10:00 PM

    Hours are subject to change and will vary depending on flight schedules.

    Cost

    The Regus Express Lounge charges $39 per adult. If you schedule your spot ahead of time, you’ll only pay $19 for two hours and $36 for two hours with the shower. A full-day pass is $37.

    Conditions

    No. 1 Lounge limits your stay to a maximum of two hours unless you purchase a day pass.

     

     

    In Summary

    Any of these six airport lounges are suitable for all travelers — as long as you follow the rules, that is! Although they may seem expensive for a two or three-hour stay, your best value is to buy a Priority Pass membership.

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    Hopefully, you found this helpful.

    Thanks for reading!

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