London Stansted Airport Parking Information

Parking Options

London Stansted has a range of parking options - Short Stay, Mid Stay, Long Stay and Meet and Greet.

Short Stay

The Short Stay parking areas are close to the terminal building. Access to the terminal is by subway then ramp, lift/elevator or escalator.

Mid Stay

The Mid Stay car park combines shorter access times than Long Stay at daily rates cheaper than Short Stay. A free transfer shuttle connects with the terminal. Journey time is around 7 minutes. Follow signs for Mid Stay Car Park.

Long Stay

The Long Stay car park is near the airport vehicle entrance from the M11. It is not only long stay but also long distance - up to 15 minutes journey time for the free bus transfer to the terminal. Buses operate every 15 minutes so allow plenty of time for the transfer.

Meet and Greet Parking

Drop your car off at the Meet and Greet area of the short term car park when departing and pick it up on your return.

Disabled Parking

There are dedicated bays in all car parks for disabled badge holders: In the Short Stay they are near the terminal entrances, in the Mid- and Long Stay they are close to the transfer bus pick-up points.

Parking can be pre-booked online at cheaper rates than the drive up tariff.

The parking information line is 0808 169 7031.

Parking Charges

First HourHourly rateDaily rate
Short Stay30 minutes £10
1 hour £18
2 hours £22
4 hours £35
£62
Mid StayFirst hour free2 hours £5£30
Long Stay£23.50

Meet and Greet parking is available from £98 for a week’s parking.

How To Pay

Short/Mid Stay

Pay at machines in the terminal or car parks. Cash and credit cards accepted.

Long Stay

There are automatic pay machines in the car park. Cash and credit cards accepted. There are also pay machines at the car park exit.

All prices in UK pounds sterling and include tax (VAT).