Take the 7 minute free bus to the terminal. Buses arrive every 10 minutes and are available 24 hours per day.
Stansted Airport Parking
Compare the Best Stansted Parking Options
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 £43.99 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.
|🚶 Closest:||Official Short Stay|
|🤝 Meet & Greet:||Luxury Valet|
|💸 Cheapest Deal:||Official Mid Stay|
|🌟 Recommended:||Meet & Greet|
Save with Cheap Stansted Parking Choices
We can offer you up to a whopping 70% saving on our cheap airport parking Stansted options, including our cheapest parking option, official Stansted Mid Stay. 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.
Parking at Stansted from £43.99 for 5 days
|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.
More London Stansted Parking Options:
Did any of the above options catch your fancy? To browse the rest of our Stansted parking options, and for a little more information on our parking services including the car park location and details about the available airport transfers, keep on reading.
Compare and Save with our Cheap Stansted Car Parking Deals
Live prices shown are based two weeks ahead.
Take the 15 minute, free, transfer bus to the terminal. Buses arrive every 20 minutes and are available 24 hours per day.
Picking up and Dropping off 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|
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
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
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.
Stansted Parking FAQsHow Can I Save Money on my Stansted Parking?
Easy - just book your parking in advance with us to save up to 70% 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.
*All prices on this page are correct at time of writing and subject to change.