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Southend Airport Parking

London Southend Airport (SEN) is located in the county of Essex, around 36 miles away from the centre of the city of London. The airport sees over one million passengers pass through its gates each year, with airlines such as EasyJet and Ryanair offering flights across Europe. Although there are other, much larger airports around the city of London, Southend Airport has seen recent increases in the number of passengers. The increase in popularity of Southend is in part due to the airport being voted as the UK’s best for 6 consecutive years between 2013 and 2019.

The airport is easily accessible, both from London itself and the surrounding areas of Essex. You can travel to the airport by bus, train or car depending on your preference, there are great transport links available. For those choosing to travel by car, you can access the airport from Junction 29 on the M25. If you’re travelling from central London you can take the A12 or A13 and follow the signs for Southend Airport. The increase in passenger numbers at Southend means that it can sometimes be a challenge to find Southend Airport parking.  With Parkhero, you can save yourself some of the hassle of searching for affordable car parking, simply enter the dates you travel and Parkhero instantly shows you the best available options!


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Address Southend-on-Sea, SS2 6YF, Essex,
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Parkingtypes at Southend 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.
Walking distance Walking distance You park the car yourself and walk with your luggage to the terminal.
Parking providers on Southend Airport are rated with a 9.7 on average Customers that booked through us rate the providers with a 9.7/10, based on 9 ratings.

Parking Southend Airport – Types of Parking

There are three main types of parking Southend Airport to choose from: Park and Ride, Meet and Greet and Park and walk.  Depending on how you’re travelling and your specific needs, some options will be better suited for you than others. Each type of parking usually has an official service which is provided by the airport itself and an off-site option which is available to book from an external provider. The main difference between the two options is the price, with the official service usually being more expensive as it will typically be closer to the airport and more convenient.   


Park and Ride Services

Park and Ride airport parking Southend is a great option if you’re looking for the best value, particularly if you plan on using the car park for a longer time. Typically you’ll park the car up yourself and keep the keys before catching a free shuttle bus to the airport. Some services will park your car for you. Park and Ride SEN Airport parking is a great option if you’re looking to save some costs on your trip.

Off-site Park and Ride Options

  • SACP Park and Ride are the only providers currently offering Park and Ride parking near Southend Airport. The car park is just five minutes away from the airport, with shuttle buses running on demand so you don’t have to wait. Your car will be parked for you and staff will be on hand to help with any luggage. Once you return from your trip, another bus will take you back to the car park.


Meet and Greet Services

For the most convenient way to use Southend on Sea consider the use of a Meet and Greet service. You simply drop your car off with the staff and they’ll park it for you whilst you make the short walk to the airport to catch your flight. It’s a great way to take the stress out of your trip and is ideal if you’re travelling in a big group or with lots of luggage.

Off-site Meet and Greet Options

  • SACP Meet and Greet are the only Southend Airport car parking service providing a Meet and Greet service. You can drop your car off right outside the airport and walk inside, letting trained staff park your car for you. Your car will be stored in a secure car park with CCTV and a police-approved Park Mark award.


Park and Walk Services

Park and walk parking is a convenient parking method as the car park is located just a short walk from the airport. These services are provided by the airport itself and is ideal for longer stays.

Official Park and Walk Options

  • Long Stay 1 is the most convenient option available. Located just opposite the terminal, it will take around 1 minute to walk in a check in.
  • Long Stay 2 is a few minutes walk from the airport, giving a good balance of convenience and cost.
  • Long Stay 3 is the best value option of the Park and walk services.


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