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Stansted Airport Parking

Compare the best Stansted Parking deals from £5.85* per day

Compare our range of parking at Stansted Airport to find your perfect match. Whatever your budget and travel needs, we have the right package for you. Choose from great value park and rides, to top deals in meet and greet parking. Compare Stansted parking today and enjoy prices from as little as £46.79* for a week's parking!

If you have a long drive to the airport why not consider driving up the night before and enjoying a comfortable overnight stay in one of our Stansted Airport Hotels. Wake up refreshed and close to the airport and even keep the relaxation going and book a Stansted Airport Lounge Pass. In these calm spaces you can enjoy free WiFi, drinks and snacks away from the hustle and bustle of the main terminal while you wait for your flight.

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Compare Cheap Stansted Car Parking Deals

Browse our Stansted parking options for more information on our parking services including the car park location and details about the available airport transfers. Secure parking at Stansted from just £46.79* for 1 week's parking.

STN Car Park £ p/d* £ p/w*


£5.85 £46.79

Long Stay

£5.85 £46.79

Short Stay Red Premium

£6.52 £52.19

Short Stay Orange Premium

£6.52 £52.19

Short Stay Yellow Premium

£6.52 £52.19

Mid Stay

£6.52 £52.19

Meet and Greet

£7.57 £60.59

Short Stay Blue - Economy

£8.44 £67.49

Short Stay Green Multi Storey

£8.69 £69.55


£9.25 £74.03

Short Stay

£9.79 £78.30

All prices are guide prices. For live prices and availability please enter your dates on the booking search bar.

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Free Cancellation on London Stansted airport parking

Free Cancellation

Let go of your worries, knowing that amending or cancelling your Stansted airport parking booking is a breeze should your travel plans change.

For more info, please visit our FREE Cancellation page.

Stansted Airport Parking Services

Purple Parking acts as a booking agent for the airport parking services listed below. 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.

All our services at Stansted Airport offer great value for money and make travelling easier. We have on-the-ground experts that persinally check each car park before it is put on sale, so you know you're in safe hands whichever option you decide is best for you.

Meet and Greet Parking

However, if you really want to keep things simple and treat yourself to some luxury, you can get your holiday from Stansted Airport off to a fabulous and convenient start with the affordable Meet and Greet Parking Stansted. This Stansted car parking option allows you to drive to the airport where a professional driver will park your car for you; no need for you to hunt down a parking space.

At Stansted Airport, Purple Parking offers Meet and Greet services operated by:

  • Stansted Official Meet and Greet
  • Stansted Official Valet Parking

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Park and Ride

With Park and Ride it's easy - simply drive yourself to your chosen car park located close to the airport. Once you have checked in, load your luggage on to the courtesy transfer bus, then sit back and relax whilst you are driven the short distance (5-15 minutes depending on the service you choose) to the airport terminal. On your return, the courtesy bus will take you straight back to the car park and your car which will be ready for you to collect.

Would you rather your Stansted Airport parking was a bit closer to the terminal? The Mid Stay Stansted car park operates a free transfer bus with just a 7 minute travel time to the airport; grab a seat on the bus and enjoy the short ride to the airport! Alternatively you could book your car into the Short Stay car park; depending on which zone you park in at this Stansted car park the terminal is just a 1-10 minute walk away making it some of the easiest London Stansted parking.

Our Park and Ride services are operated by:

  • Stansted Long Stay Parking
  • Stansted Short Stay Parking
  • Stansted Mid Stay Parking
  • JetParks

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Save with Cheap Stansted Parking Choices

We can offer you up to a whopping 75% saving on our cheap airport parking Stansted options, including our cheapest parking option, official Stansted Short Stay. To see current pricing simply enter your dates in our simple booking tool and we'll show you live availability and prices!

To compare Stansted Airport parking prices and to see exactly how much you could save when you book with us, have a look at our favourite deals in the table below.

Stansted Airport Parking
STN Car Parks On the day price Pre-book saving
Mid Parking Park & Ride £127.50 £83.76
STN JetParks Parking £61.99 £19.99
Short Stay Economy £230.00 £181.25
STN Short Stay Premium £285.00 £209.00
Valet Parking Meet & Greet £95.00 £37.00
STN Meet & Greet £96.00 £36.00
Long Stay Park & Ride £107.50 £66.88

Please note: Prices are correct at the time of writing for a 5 day stay in November. Prices subject to change according to the date availability and price fluctuations throughout the year.

Picking up and Dropping off Charges at Stansted Airport

Have a look at the table below to find out where you can pick up and drop off at Stansted Airport. Compare the prices based on on the length of time you expect to spend at the airport. In most cases, you will have to pay to pick up or drop off at Stansted Airport but there is also a free option available for up to 1 hour.

If you expect to stay longer than 2 hours, for example if you want to meet your loved ones inside the terminal or you are worried about flight delays, then it is cheaper to pre-book your space in advance.

Stansted Airport Parking Prices

Car Park Duration Price* Distance from the terminal
Express Set Down Up to 15 minutes
Over 15 minutes
1 minute walk
Short Stay Up to 30 minutes
Up to 1 hour
Up to 2 hours
Up to 4 hours
Up to 24 hours
Up to a 2 minute walk
Mid Stay Up to 1 hour
Up to 2 hours
Up to 24 hours
Each additional 24 hours (no hourly rate)

7 minute transfer

Stansted Hotels and Parking Packages

If you are looking to make your trip even easier it might be worth considering a stay at a hotel with parking on the night before your flight to help make your holiday as relaxed as possible. With a Stansted Airport hotel with parking you can get a good night's sleep and maybe even a lie in before your flight. Take a look at our range of Stansted Airport hotels with parking to see what deals we have including room and parking at Stansted Airport.

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Customer Reviews

The Meet & Greet parking is fantastic

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Very pleased with all aspects of our booking, easy to use website, great price and great communication keeping things up to date. Will definitely use again

- ★★★★★

We always use Purple parking for our trips abroad from Stansted and we always pre-book. Our experience of having parking pre-booked makes the process of parking and then leaving on our return absolutely seamless. We have never had any issues. The bus service from the mid stay car park is also very good.

- ★★★★★

... Everything went like clockwork will definitely be using again.

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Easy process

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... Very straight forward.

- ★★★★★

Used purple parking at Stansted everything went smoothly the drop off and the pickup cant fault them will be using them again..

- ★★★★★

Stansted ,easy parking, good transport, good price, very happy thanks

- ★★★★★

Easy to book and follow the instructions...had no problem at entry or exit. Ticket got printed automatically at the barrier and exit was contactless as it was all paid for. Definitely recommend Stansted parking via PurpleParking.

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Excellent meet & greet parking via Purple Parking

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always spot on

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Easy Parking Anywhere

- ★★★★★

If I'm honest I was sceptical about using them because the price a lot cheaper than all the other parking around stansted. But decided to risk it. Definitely worth it! Very easy to book online. Easy to locate with google maps. I got the days wrong on my parking (we were 1 day late picking up the car) they didn't mind. Said it was an easy mistake and were generally really lovely about it. Staff were wonderful, very chatty. I will definitely be using them again. Very happy :)

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Used Purple parking at Stansted Airport. It was easy to find, easy instructions on what to do and where to park. Would recommend this company.

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Reliable and value for money

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... I would use them again.

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Found the whole experience of the long stay Purple Parking at Stansted very easy. From the procedure of booking online to the instructions to the carpark at Stansted. I had no hassle with parking and the transfers to and from the airport. I will have no problem using the facilities again.

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Best start to a Holiday

- ★★★★★

Very easy and stress free

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Parking is never a cheap experience at UK airports but I think Purple Parking offers easy access, generous space for larger cars, so less car park dents upon your return. Some distance from the Stansted Terminal but a frequent bus service makes this acceptable as does the price

- ★★★★★

From booking to returning from holiday purple parking were great at Stansted, easy access with precise instructions, staff very friendly, courteous and professional. It was a very pleasant experience and will definitely be using them for any future trips.

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The entire process went perfectly with no problems. Got off the plane, jumped on a shuttle, into the car, and straight out the gate in a matter of a few minutes. Will be using you for all further parking at Stansted.

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We have used purple parking a few times now, not had a problem either at Gatwick or Stansted airport and the bonus is by booking ahead we get it a lot cheaper so it's a win win !

- ★★★★★

*Reviews collected from TrustPilot.

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If you can find cheaper airport parking elsewhere on the web within 24 hours of making your booking let us know and we'll refund the difference (terms and conditions apply).

Stansted Parking FAQs

How Can I Save Money on my Stansted Parking?
Easy - just book your parking in advance with us to save up to 75% compared to paying on the day. Plus, the earlier you book, the more you could save.

What is Stansted Short Stay Parking?
One of the closest car parks to the terminal, Stansted Short Stay is an official airport car park located a 4 minute shuttle or 15 minute walk away. Prices start from £61.99 per week.

Can I Cancel my Stansted Parking?
Yes, there is Free Cancellation. Please check the terms and conditions.

Is Disabled Parking Free at Stansted?
No, unfortunately Blue Badge parking is not free at Stansted Airport. However, disabled parking is available at the Short Stay car park (Orange and Green Zones), Mid Stay and Long Stay.

How much does it cost to leave a car at the airport?
When you pre-book with Purple Parking it can cost as little as £49.99 leave your car at Stansted airport for 8 days.

Does Stansted have free parking?
Yes, Stansted offers one hour of free parking for drop-off and pick-up parking. The designated zone is called 'Free Set Down' and it's located in the Mid Stay car park.

How long is Long Stay parking at Stansted?
You can park at the Long Stay car park at Stansted for as long as you need - it's a popular choice if you're going away for 2 weeks or more. Good to know: the minimum stay is 6 days.

How long is Short Stay at Stansted?
The Short Stay car park has no minimum or maximum stay length. Most people choose Short Stay parking for trips between 3-5 days. If you're planning to go away for longer we'd recommend considering the Mid Stay or Long Stay car parks to save money.

How long is Mid Stay parking at Stansted?
You can park at the Mid Stay car park at Stansted for as long as you need - it's a particularly great choice if you're going away for 1-2 weeks. Good to know: the minimum stay is 3 days.

How do I avoid parking charges at Stansted Airport?
To avoid parking charges while picking up or dropping off passengers at Stansted airport, be sure to park at the 'Free Set Down' zone in the Mid Stay car park instead of the Short Stay or Express Pick up car parks.

Can I Book a Stansted Hotel and Parking?
Yes - simply select 'airport hotels with parking' in the search engine on the left, make your search, and browse our range of available hotel and parking packages.

What Happens if I Arrive Earlier or Later than Booked?
Overstay charges vary depending on the package you book. Please check your service's terms and conditions for more information. Car parks expect customers to often arrive earlier than booked and will try and accommodate you. You can also call your chosen car park ahead of time to let them know when you'll be arriving.

Can I Amend my Stansted Airport Booking?
Yes, you can change dates or Carpark in a few clicks anytime up to the arrival time on the booking. There is no fee for this, you'll just have to pay the extra if the new price is higher. We'll refund your card if the price is lower.

What do I do if my Flight is Delayed?
Try to contact your chosen parking service as early as possible to let them know you may be delayed. It is at the car park's descretion whether you will be required to cover any extra parking time.

Airport Transfers

We may be best known as the airport parking experts, but we're also a big name for airport transfers too. Start your holiday as soon as you land with our huge selection of resort transfer options, with only the very best providers at each destination making it onto our search engine. We compare 1000s of deals to bring you top savings to 4000 destinations world-wide, so no matter where you're going, you can be confident you'll get there smoothly. Our prices start from under £5 per person one way, so make a search now to nab your bargain.

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*All prices on this page are correct at time of writing and subject to change.

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