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Heathrow Park and Ride

A Heathrow Park and Ride service can be a great way to save money on your holiday. Park and Ride services are consistently offer some of the cheapest parking options at Heathrow and offer a straightforward way to get to and from the airport’s four terminals. You simply drop-off your car in an arrival bay, hop on a regular bus and will be at the terminal entrance in less than 20 minutes.

If you are looking to make every penny count, Park and Ride Heathrow is a great choice that is as efficient and stress-free as the more expensive Meet and Greet services. Plus, with most car parks offering Park Mark Safer Parking levels of security, you know your car will be in safe hands as you make your short journey to the airport.

Discovering the best deals on LHR Park and Ride can be tricky but Parkhero is here to make it easy for you! All you need to do is enter the dates you travel, the airport you’re flying from and choose the Park and Ride option. Then Parkhero will show you all the available options, ranked from the cheapest to more expensive. You can book directly from the results page, there are no booking fees and you don’t even need to sign up!


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Providers at Heathrow Airport

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4 Stress-free travelling Enjoy your vacation knowing your car is in safe hands.

Parkingtypes at Heathrow 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.
Park and Ride Park and Ride You drive to the chosen car park and will be driven to the airport with a shuttlebus.
Parking providers on Heathrow Airport are rated with a 8.4 on average Customers that booked through us rate the providers with a 8.4/10, based on 57 ratings.

Compare your Park and Ride Heathrow Options

You have a fantastic choice of Park and Ride services available at Heathrow with prices starting as little as £5.27 a day! With such reasonable prices, you can easily make savings for the fun things during your trip and with high customer ratings, you can rely on having an excellent parking experience.

In the table below you can see an example of the prices you can expect for Park & Ride Heathrow, if you book in advance. Remember, it is easy to save up to 60% on the price of parking compared to booking on the day when you book ahead. You then you the broadest choice of services and benefit from lower prices. Once you have booked your flights, make sure to book your parking too!


Parking Service Price per day Price per week Price per 2 weeks Distance Rating
Airtime Parking £5.27 £42.14 £70.89 10 mins 7.7
Air Parker T2, T3 & T5 £5.99 £47.95 £72.95 15 mins 9.1
Looking4 Orange T2, T3 & T5 £6.12 £48.95 £73.95 15 mins 9.2
Air Parker T4 £7.12 £56.95 £81.95 15 mins 9.4
Looking4 Orange T4 £7.62 £60.95 £85.95 15 mins 8.9
Official Long Stay T2 & T3* £10.53 £84.20 £100.70 15 mins N/A
Official Long Stay T5* £10.91 £87.30 102.60 7 mins N/A

Prices are based on parking in March 2021 booked 5 months in advance. *It is not possible to book official car parks on Parkhero.

As you can see there are big price differences between the cheapest and most expensive Park and Ride options with the official car parks costing more than double for the convenience of being a bit closer to the terminal. Off-site parking offers much better value for money and is only about a 5-minute extra transfer.

Park and Ride services are also great value for long stay parking and are the best option if you plan to park for more than a week.


Overview of Park and Ride Services at Heathrow

Airtime Park and Ride HeathrowAirtime

Located just an 8 minute shuttle transfer from the airport, Airtime Park and Ride serves all of Heathrow’s terminals. The shuttles buses run on-demand, meaning less waiting around either at the car park or at the terminal on your return. It is a budget service with excellent security facilities to protect your vehicle and will get you were you need to be efficiently and on time.


Air Parker Park and Ride HeathrowAir Parker

Easily the best value Heathrow Park and Ride service, Air Parker offers a service for Terminal 2, 3 and 5 and a separate service for travellers for Terminal 4. Staff are friendly and helpful and really help ensure that your trip gets off to the right start. The car park is located just a 15-minute shuttle ride from the airport and they run every 20 minutes between 05:00 and 00:00. There is even a bar and restaurant located onsite, as the car park is part of a golf club.


Looking4 Orange Park and Ride HeathrowLooking4 Orange

The next cheapest is the Looking4 Orange service, which also offers a separate service for Terminals 2, 3 and 5 and another for Terminal 4. It is a well-rated service with professional staff always on hand to help you with luggage or advice. Shuttles here also run every 20 minutes and take just 15 minutes to reach the terminals. It offers good value for money and provides you with peace of mind with its excellent security features.


Blue Circle Park and Ride HeathrowBlue Circle

With Blue Circle you can be at the airport in just 15 minutes with regular shuttles dropping you off outside all terminals. There are separate services for Terminals 2 and 3, Terminal 4 and Terminal 5. This is great news for you as it means less time in transferring from the car park to the terminal with fewer stops along the way. The car park is Park Mark Safer Parking accredited which means that the excellent security features including CCTV and regular patrols will keep your vehicle safe and secure.


Happy Days Park and Ride HeathrowHappy Days

You can enjoy a stress-free parking experience with Happy Days Heathrow Park & Ride with professional staff ensuring your trip begins without a hitch. The company has over 18 years’ experience and knows how to get you to and from the airport efficiently. The shuttles take around 13 minutes to transport you to Terminals 2, 3 and 5 and run between 05:00 and 00:00.


Park and Ride HeathrowOfficial Long Stay

The official Long Stay car parks at Heathrow’s terminals 2, 3, 4 (closed at the time of search) and 5 are a convenient option located directly on the airport terrain. Buses leave every 10 to 15 minutes and take up to 15 minutes to reach the terminals. You have the additional security of being on-site and get to park your car yourself and keep your keys with this self-park Heathrow shuttle parking service. Unfortunately it is not possible to purchase official parking products via Parkhero.


How does Park and Ride at Heathrow work?

Using a Park and Ride service at Heathrow could not be simpler. At most car parks you park your car in an arrival bay, unload your luggage, take photos of any existing damage and then make your way to reception to show your booking confirmation and hand over your car keys. You will then be directed to the shuttle bus stop and can hop on to make your way to your terminal. Staff are happy to help with luggage and will drop you off and pick you up directly outside the terminal entrance. Some companies may require you to give them a call on your return, so that they know to come and collect you.


Why choose a Park and Ride service at Heathrow?

When choosing which type of parking is best for you, it is a good idea not only to think of the positive aspects, but also the negatives. While Heathrow Park and Ride services are really good value for money, they are a bit more hassle than a Meet and Greet service for example.


  • Best value parking especially for long stay
  • Many companies run on-demand buses
  • Maximum 15-minute transfer to the airport
  • Your car is parked for you



  • Chance of delays due to traffic around the airport
  • May have to wait
  • Buses do not always allow large luggage items
  • Car park will usually keep your car key while you are away


Make your booking with Parkhero

Whether you are looking for London Heathrow Park and Ride or any other form of airport parking in the UK, Parkhero has you covered. We do all the research on the best prices and the most reliable companies so that all you need to do is enter your travel dates into our comparison tool and choose the service that best fits you. We make it simple to rank services based on price, distance from the airport and customer ratings and you can filter by parking type. You can make your booking directly from this results page or find more in-depth information about each production on a dedicated page.

With Parkhero you will not be charged a booking fee and there is no need to make an account to complete your booking. In less than 5 minutes you can have finished your booking and easily have saved money for your holiday. Our customer service team is on hand if you have any questions and you can find a lot of information and tips in our blogs too.

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