Finding the cheapest car rentals from London Gatwick Airport:
Reserving a rental car--or car hire, as it's often referred to on the other side of the pond--can be a great way to get around and explore London. But there are a lot of factors that go into making your trip great, including finding a rental car that's both affordable and reliable. So here's the skinny on finding good cheap car rentals for if your trip finds you at London Gatwick airport.
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Time and Distance to central London:
The distance into central London from Gatwick is 28 miles, which, depending on traffic, makes for a little over an hour drive.
The cost of a rental car from Gatwick can cost as little as $13 a day--a great deal for a rental car, or car hire, if you have several excursions planned in different locations around London and the outside the city. Consider also building into your transportation budget the cost of parking and the London Congestion Charge, required for most vehicles entering London.
Closest petrol stations to Gatwick:
Petrol stations dot the road paralleling London Gatwick airport, including a BP, Shell and Esso station, so refilling your rental car is especially convenient.
The car rental companies operating out of London Gatwick airport are Europcar, National, Avis, Hertz, Enterprise, Budget, Sixt, Ace and Alamo.