East Midlands Airport Parking
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Purple Parking can offer you a range of secure car park options at East Midlands Airport, all located either at the airport or within a 3½ mile radius of the airport’s main terminal. East Midlands Airport is easily accessible by car and is connected to a network of main roads including the M1, the A42 to Birmingham, the A50 to Stoke and the A453 to Nottingham. East Midlands Airport is situated near Castle Donington in Leicestershire and lies between the cities of Derby, Leicester and Nottingham.
Purple Parking is here to meet your parking needs. We provide a secure and efficient service, taking the hassle out of your journey and making your travel easy, all while saving you up to 60%.
Services at East Midlands
Our services explained
Purple Parking acts as a booking agent for the Park & Ride services listed below at East Midlands Airport. As well as constantly reviewing our pricing to make sure you get the best deal, we also carry out stringent checks to ensure that the service provided is of the highest standard.
Our services at East Midlands Airport offer great value for money and make travelling easier. We're an established company with on-the-ground experts, so you know you're in safe hands with whichever parking option you decide is best for you.
Park & Ride
With Park & Ride you simply drive yourself to your chosen car park, register and then either load your luggage onto the courtesy transport bus or make the short walk to the terminal. All our car parks at East Midlands Airport are located at the terminal itself.
Meet & Greet
With the Meet & Greet service, travelling is easy. You can take yourself directly to the terminal entrance where a chauffeur from East Midlands Airport Meet & Greet will be waiting. They will collect your vehicle and take it to the secure car park where it will stay for the duration of your trip. When you return, call the car park as soon as possible after landing and a chauffeur will be waiting to hand your vehicle back to you once you have cleared the airport terminal.
East Midlands Airport has one main terminal, which makes planning your trip through the terminal very easy.
Currently there is no map available of East Midlands Airport.
It is recommended you arrive at the airport at least two hours before the scheduled departure of your flight. However, check-in opening times may vary depending on your destination and airline. Please check your flight ticket or with your airline.
Leisure and family facilities
Baby-changing facilities are available throughout the terminal alongside the public toilet facilities.
It is not a problem to keep your pushchair with you as you travel through the terminal. However, please be ready to remove your baby for a few minutes while the pushchair is screened when clearing security. East Midlands Airport has a designated lane for families travelling with pushchairs for your convenience.
It is now possible to take more than the standard 100ml of baby milk and food through security, provided that the milk is for the sole purpose of your journey. A Superdrug is located in the departure lounge where it is possible to restock on baby essentials. Superdrug also run a pre-order service, meaning you can collect your food, milk and nappies immediately after clearing security. Simply call Superdrug on 01332 811 629 seven days before you travel.
A fun, soft children’s play area is available on the first floor food-court area after security. It is ideal for keeping your children entertained while enjoying some food and refuelling before your flight. This area is suitable for children up to eight years old.
The main information desk is prominently located in the main terminal building. You can also contact them by phone by calling 0871 919 9000.
If you are looking for some aviation inspired gifts, why not pop into The Aviation Gift Centre which is located before security, alongside WHSmith and Boots. After security, there is everything to meet your travel needs from Dixons Travel for technology, World Duty Free for tax-free luxuries and a WHSmith Books to pick up that last-minute holiday read.
Food & drink
East Midlands Airport has an excellent range of food and drink outlets. Dining options include Leon (before security), Frankie & Benny's (after security) and Castle Rock Tap Room & Kitchen (after security). Quick snack options include Burger King and GrabandFly (both located after security). And if it’s coffee you are after, branches of the newly-opened Flat White Coffee Club are available both before and after security.
The Escape Lounge at East Midlands Airport allows you to do just that - escape the crowds. In this calming and comfortable environment, you can enjoy complimentary freshly-prepared food, alcoholic beverages, soft drinks and snacks, all while taking advantage of free WiFi and an extensive range of newspapers and magazines.
Entry to the lounge costs £18.99 per adult. You can book into the Escape Lounge on East Midland Airport's website.
Getting online & staying connected
60 minutes of free WiFi is available throughout the terminal for all passengers. To access this, simply access EMA Public WiFi and follow the instructions on screen. A premium Internet connection is available should you wish to access the internet for longer or stream content. The premium service is charged at £5 for 1 hour, £10 for one day and £30 for one month.
If you require special assistance when travelling through the airport, this should be arranged directly with your airline, tour operator or travel agent at least 48 hours in advance of your departure. Please make them aware of your requirements.
The Passenger Services Helpdesk is located within the main terminal and can be contacted on 01332 818 426. If you wish to borrow a wheelchair while travelling through the airport, please enquire at the Passenger Services desk. Wheelchairs are provided free of charge but are subject to availability.
There is a designated lane at security for those travelling in a wheelchair and a private search area can be used upon request.
A breakdown of walking distances at the airport is available on East Midlands Airport's website.
East Midlands Airport is easily accessible by car and is connected to a network of main roads including the M1, the A42 to Birmingham, the A50 to stoke and the A453 to Nottingham.
To plan your route you can use the AA or RAC tools below:
Please note, the postcode below will take you directly to the airport terminal. Depending on the product you have booked with Purple Parking, the postcode may differ. Please check carefully.
Airport terminal postcode: DE74 2SA