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Serving over 5 million passengers a year, East Midlands Airport is the 11th busiest airport in the UK. It is also the UK’s largest freight hub with businesses including UPS, TNT, DHL and Royal Mail having bases there. The airport is located in Leicestershire, 3.6 miles from Castle Donington and serves Stoke, Nottingham, Leicester, Derby and Birmingham.

The nearest train station is the East Midlands Parkway, 4.9 miles away, with a regular Railink six-seater shuttle service taking passengers between the airport and the train station. Driving to the airport is therefore the most convenient option, with plenty of East Midlands Airport parking on offer. Finding a good value parking can be difficult, but with the help of Parkhero you can easily save money. Since 2013 we have been helping passengers find low cost airport parking and helped them save time and money on their trips. We use our expertise to help you make the most of your trip and best of all we don’t charge you a booking fee!


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Parkingtypes at East Midlands Airport

Meet and Greet Meet and Greet You drive directly to the airport where you hand over your car to a driver who will park it for you.
Walking distance Walking distance You park the car yourself and walk with your luggage to the terminal.
Parking providers on East Midlands Airport are rated with a 8.7 on average Customers that booked through us rate the providers with a 8.7/10, based on 30 ratings.

Condensed Car Park Information

If you want to find the best parking option the following things are key: price, location and trustworthiness. In the table below, you will find the best parking option for each in one glance.

No. of Car Parks Compared 4
Best Rated Top Rated Meet and Greet Official
List compared Best Value Mid Stay 3
List compared Closest to the Terminal  Meet and Greet Official

Parking East Midlands Airport – Types of Parking

There are three types of airport parking East Midlands available – Park and Ride, Meet and Greet and Park and Walk. These are either official options operated by the airport or off-site options operated by external companies. Official services are often more convenient as they are closer to the terminal and offer the extra security of being on-site. However, off-site car parks offer great value for money, excellent security and it will only take you a bit longer to reach the airport. Below you will see what EMA Airport parking services are available.


Park and Ride Services

For parking near East Midlands Airport, a Park and Ride service is a great choice. You simply park your car yourself or drop it off at the car park reception and hop on a bus to the terminal. Transfers at East Midlands Airport do not take longer than 8 minutes. Park and Ride is often the cheapest parking option, as you have the slight inconvenience of having to catch a bus. However, it is great value for money and many providers offer on-demand shuttles, meaning you will not have to wait more than a few minutes.

Official Park and Ride Options

  • Jetparks 1 and 2 are the cheapest parking options at EMA with buses taking 8 minutes to reach the terminal and running every 15 minutes
  • Long Stay 1 is a 24 hour service with a 5 minute shuttle to the airport and allows you to keep your keys


Meet and Greet Services

For convenient parking at East Midlands Airport, opt for a Meet and Greet service. You can drop your car off directly at the terminal and pick it up from the same space when you get back. If you have a lot of luggage or are travelling with a big group, this can be an excellent choice. The only downside is that Meet and Greet options are often the most expensive parking option at East Midlands Airport.

Official Meet and Greet Options

  • Meet & Greet allows you to drop your vehicle off outside the terminal in the covered inspection area and walk 2 minutes to check-in


Park and Walk Services

Park and Walk East Midlands Airport car parking is a hassle-free choice. You can park your car at one of the airport’s onsite car parks and walk a few minutes to check-in at the terminal. It is a great option if you do not want to wait around!

  • Short Stay 1, 2 & 3 are all just a few minutes walk from the terminal and are open 24/7 with excellent security features


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