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East Midlands Airport Parking - Compare and Book

If you are looking for parking at East Midlands Airport, but don’t know where to start, we have you covered. With our intuitive comparison tool, you can easily find and compare some of the best parking deals available without having to search through multiple websites. All our car parks are trusted and reliable and the booking process takes less than 5 minutes!

Whether you are looking for Park and Ride, Meet and Greet or Park and Walk services at East Midlands Airport, we can help you find the right option at the right price. On our website we provide you with as much information as possible so that you can make an informed decision and are always ready to help if you have any questions.

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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

You are spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing a car park at East Midlands Airport.

There are three types of airport parking East Midlands available – Park and Ride, Meet and Greet and Park and Walk. Each offers its own advantages, but the main factor that differentiates them is the convenience they offer and how close they are to the terminal building. The closer and more convenient the service, the more you can expect to pay.

Below you will find more information on each parking type and see what EMA Airport parking services are available.


Park and Ride Services

For parking near East Midlands Airport on a budget, a Park and Ride service is a great choice.

You simply drive to the car park, park your car yourself or drop it off at the car park reception and hop on a regular 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 offers excellent value for money and many providers offer on-demand shuttles, meaning you will not have to wait more than a few minutes.

You will find the following Park and Ride services at East Midlands Airport.


Jetparks Park and Ride East Midlands AirportJetparks 1 and 2

The Jetparks 1 and 2 car parks are the cheapest parking options at available at East Midlands Airport. This is a self-park Park and Ride service operated by the airport with a number plate recognition system in place at entry and exit. Simply have your plate read at the entrance, choose a space, and make your way to the free shuttle bus. The buses take just 8 minutes to reach the terminal and run every 15 minutes.



Long Stay Park and Ride East Midlands AirportLong Stay 1

The Long Stay 1 car park is another official car park operated directly by the airport and is available 24/7. Like the Jetparks car park, this is a self-park service with number plate recognition systems installed at entrance and exit. Shuttles to the airport terminal take just 5 minutes to the airport, as it is located a bit closer. You can rely on excellent security for your vehicle while you are away and have the added security of being able to keep your keys with you.



Meet and Greet Services

For convenient, stress-free parking at East Midlands Airport, opt for a Meet and Greet service.

With an East Midlands Airport 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, are travelling with a big group or simply want to avoid the hassle of finding a space yourself, this can be an excellent choice.

The only downside is that Meet and Greet options are often the most expensive parking options at East Midlands Airport.


Meet and Greet East Midlands AirportMeet & Greet

The official Meet and Greet service at East Midlands Airport allows you to drop your vehicle off outside the terminal in the covered inspection area and walk 2 minutes to the airport check-in desks. You will be greeted by a professional and fully insured valet driver who will check your vehicle over with you before driving it to the secure onsite car park. When you return your car will be waiting for you where you left it, meaning no waiting around. There are excellent security measures in place including 24/7 surveillance with CCTV and regular patrols.



Park and Walk Services

Park and Walk East Midlands Airport car parking is a hassle-free choice and is the closest located service to the terminal.

With a Park and Walk service you can park your car in a spot of your choice, keep your keys with you and walk just a few minutes to check-in at the terminal. It is a great option for short term trips, but is not good value for longer stays.

Park and Walk services are ideal if you do not want to wait around!


Mid Stay East Midlands AirportMid Stay 1, 2 & 3

The Mid Stay car parks are a great choice that offer the convenience of being within walking distance of the terminal and being cheaper than the Short Stay car park. They are located progressively further away from the terminal with Mid Stay 1 being closest, followed by Mid Stay 2 and Mid Stay 3. They are self-park services where you can drive up to the number plate recognition system, enter the car park, find a space and walk just 5 minutes to the terminal entrance. There are excellent security features in place including full CCTV, regular patrols and entry and exit barriers. Plus, you get to keep your keys!


Short Stay East Midlands AirportShort Stay 1, 2 & 3

The Short Stay car parks are all just a few minutes’ walk from the terminal and offer you the closest available car parking to the terminal. They offer a self-park service where you can keep your car keys with you while you are away. It is good to note that there is not much difference in distance to the airport from Short Stay 1, Short Stay 2 and Short Stay 3. The car parks are open 24/7 with excellent security features CCTV, regular patrols and the extra security of being right outside the terminal.



About East Midlands Airport

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.


Why book parking with Parkhero?

Finding a good value parking can be difficult, but with the help of Parkhero you can easily save money on your trip.

Since 2013 we have been helping passengers find low-cost airport parking and helped them save time and money on their travels. 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!

Our intuitive comparison tool is simple to use and allows you to compare all available car parks at East Midlands Airport in seconds. Don’t waste time looking through multiple websites for the best deal when you can find all the information you need in one place with Parkhero!


Covid-19 Measures

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, health and safety measures have been introduced at East Midlands Airport and the car parks that serve it. These are to ensure that both passengers and staff are kept safe.

At the airport you can expect –

  • One-way systems with clear signage
  • Regular hand sanitizer stations
  • Perspex screens at counters
  • Regular cleaning of the building
  • All staff and passengers must wear a face mask
  • Social distancing

At the car park you can expect similar measures and in addition -

  • Passengers using shuttle buses must wear face masks
  • Shuttle buses will run at reduced capacity to allow social distancing
  • Extra waiting times for shuttles are likely
  • Frequently touched areas of your vehicle will be cleaned by drivers providing Meet and Greet services and you may be required to clean these areas before handing over your vehicle

All car parks available on Parkhero at East Midlands Airport are open and operating with Corona measures in place. We recommend you book Cancellation Insurance at the check-out to protect your booking from unexpected cancellations.

If you need to amend or cancel your booking due to COVID-19, please visit our dedicated Covid-19 page to find out more about our terms and conditions.


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Official services provided directly by East Midlands Airport are not all available to book on Parkhero, for more information you will need to visit the official website.


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