Heathrow Pod Parking

Heathrow Airport

The Pod Parking Heathrow Airport offers is a unique way of getting from car park to Terminal. Using an electric, driverless vehicle that produces zero carbon emissions, you are whisked away from the carpark within 30 seconds of ordering one. 7 minutes later you are in Terminal 5 ready to begin your check-in process. Sounds exciting? Read on for more.


Heathrow Terminal 5 Pod Parking - Price

At £375.20* per week, Pod Parking** is a lot steeper than most of its conventional counterparts. However, this is because you are paying for the unique experience of riding in an electric, driverless vehicle. It is a glimpse into the future of driving.

Be that as it may, if you prefer cheaper options for parking at Heathrow, you may want to consider other car parks and service, such as meet and greets.


Heathrow T5 Pod Parking - Hours of Operation

Open 04:00 until 23:00, Pod Parking shuttles are readily available and on call. Outside of these hours, an on-demand shuttle service can be booked at: 020 875 6261


Heathrow Pod Parking - More Information

While the parking option is currently unavailable**, this service is still acting as an on-demand bus service for Terminal 5 at Heathrow airport.

Each Pod can fit 4 passengers including their luggage.


Alternatives to Heathrow Terminal 5 Pod Parking

There are a wealth of alternatives to consider at Heathrow Terminal 5 if Pod Parking is not your thing.

If convenience is what matters most to you, then consider MBW Parking for their Meet and Greet service. At £123.50 per week this service is less than a third of the cost of Pod Parking, and requires no travelling between the car park and the Terminal. You simply drop off your car with the valet and pick it up from the same spot upon your return.

Another meet and greet service that can be recommended is Stress Free Parking. At £128.65, this valet service provides similar convenience to MBW Parking and also costs a fraction of the price of the Pod Parking.


Heathrow Pod Parking Review - Why should you use this service?

Heathrow Pod Parking is the greenest of parking options at Heathrow Airport. In addition to its zero carbon emissions, it also helps to reduce congestion of vehicles and traffic around the airport, further benefitting the environment. If you are environmentally conscious, then this is the choice for you.

Still not convinced? Reviewers of this service were quick to point out their experiences were hassle and stress free. The quick travel time to the airport was also frequently noted.


*Prices were taken from the Heathrow Airport website on 10th of December 2021 and are subject to change.

**As of writing (10th December 2021), the Pod Parking is only available as a bus service.

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