Welcome to the Gatwick departures page. Here you will find all the relevant information that you need for your flight departing from Gatwick airport.
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Where do I check in at Gatwick?
When you arrive at the Gatwick Terminal, at the entrance, you can check the monitors for your flight. There you will see which check in zone you need to use. The check in zones are easily recognisable by yellow illuminated cubes.
In the North Terminal, the check in desks are found on the third floor and are lettered A-H from left to right as you enter the building
In the South Terminal check in desks are located on the third floor. If you are coming from the train station or car parks then the check in zones are located A-K from left to right.
When should I arrive?
It may take longer than usual to get through security due to an increase in security measures. It’s advised to arrive as early as possible for your flight. Below you can see when check in opens for your flight.
- Long-haul flights – 4 hours prior to departure
- European flights – 3 hours prior to departure
- Domestic flights – 2 hours prior to departure.