There are left luggage offices at Gatwick airport in the South and North Terminals. They’re convenient to store your baggage for a short period. If you have more than one suitcase or want somewhere to hold your bags for a few days or weeks, it’s much cheaper to use a self-storage company outside the airport.
There are no lockers in the airport for security reasons.
Left luggage inside Gatwick airport
Excess Baggage run both left luggage offices in the airport.
Gatwick South Terminal
Open: Daily 24 hours
Gatwick North Terminal (Level 1)
Open: Daily 5am-10pm
These are the prices for storing one bag of any size. It must weigh less than 32kg.
0-2 hours – £6
2-24 hours – £11
24-72 hours – £7.50
72 hours + – £5 per 24 hours
If you leave a bag for 24 hours it’s £11, for 48 hours it’s £18.50 (£11 + £7.50), for 72 hours it’s £26 (£11 + £.7.50 + £7.50). For 72+ hours, it’s £26 and then £5 for any additional 24 hour period.
Left luggage outside the airport
The cost of storing your luggage depends on the size you need, length of time and time of year, but even for a few days you save money compared to the airport left luggage.
For suitcases, you probably wouldn’t need anything bigger than a 10sq ft (the size of an estate car boot). The next size up is 16sq ft – the size of a British telephone box.
Safestore Crawley is easy to get to by train from the airport or central London.
Reception opening hours
If you need to collect your bags outside these hours, 24-hour access is available for their 16sq ft lockers.
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Directions from Gatwick airport
There’s a train from the Gatwick train station in the South Terminal. If you arrive at the North Terminal, just take a free transfer train (3 minutes) to the South Terminal and follow the directions below.
From Gatwick airport train station, take a train to Three Bridges station, one stop from Gatwick airport. Trains are frequent. You won’t have to wait more than 10-15 minutes. The journey takes 5 minutes.
Single tickets cost £2.20. Buy tickets from the ticket office or the ticket machines.
Safestore is a 3-minute walk from Three Bridges train station:
Out of the station turn left and walk past the taxi rank. Keep walking and take the first road on your left. You can’t miss it – it’s huge.
If you want to travel to central London, walk back to Three Bridges station and take a direct train from there.
Directions from Central London
Take a train to Three Bridges from St Pancras International, Victoria Station or London Bridge.