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Pick Up & Drop Off

Looking to pre-book a short stay car park for 1hr or more? Pick up and drop off with ease and secure your space up to one hour before arrival.

Pre-book official airport parking

pick up and drop off

If you’re dropping-off or picking-up at East Midlands Airport, there are a number of options available:

  • Short Stay car park: 30 minutes stay for £4
  • Free parking for up to 1 hour: Park free of charge in our Long Stay 2 car park, for up to 1 hour. Long Stay 2 is a 5 minute bus transfer from the terminal and parking is subject to availability. Please press for a token at entry, which provides up to 1 hour free parking, overstay is charged at £1 per minute thereafter. Payment at the exit is card only.
  • Rapid drop-off: £3.00 for 10 minutes and £1.00 for every minute thereafter.



1. Take junction 23a (northbound) or 24 (southbound) from the M1 or, if travelling east on the M42, continue until it becomes the A42 and follow signs to East Midlands Airport.
2. At the roundabout, take the exit onto Ashby Rd and follow airport signs.
3. For the Rapid Drop Off zone, take the right hand lane upon arrival to the Short Stay car park.