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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 £3.50
  • Free parking for up to 1 hour: Park free of charge in our Long Stay 1 car park, for up to 1 hour. Long Stay 1 is a 5 minute bus transfer from the terminal and parking is subject to availability.
  • Rapid drop-off: £2.00 for 10 minutes and £1.00 for every minute thereafter.


1. Take junction 23a or 24 from the M1, or if travelling on the M42, continue until it turns into the A42.
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.