For quick trips, make sure you're close to the terminal with Short Stay parking at East Midlands
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Walk to the terminal
Short Stay car parks are right next to the terminal, it's just a 1-5 minute walk to check-in
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Security is our top priority, that’s why we’ve been awarded the Park Mark® for safer parking
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Book your parking direct with East Midlands Airport and benefit from our cancellation policy if your plans change.
Free cancellation up to an hour before your booking - no questions asked
Make amendments to your booking up to an hour before you are due to park
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As with all of our car parks, the Short Stay car parks are Park Mark certified, so you can enjoy your trip safe in the knowledge that your car is safe and secure.
All our short stay car parks are easing accessible from the M1 or A42 via the A453. There will be clear signposting to direct you to the car parks once you pass the entrance to the airport. The Short Stay car parks are only a few minutes walk from the terminal.
Exit the M1 or A42 onto the A453. Follow the road until you reach the main entrance to the airport. Turn right into the airport. At the roundabout, take your second exit going straight on towards the airport and Short Stay 1. The entrance to Short Stay 1 will be on your immediate left.
Exit the M1 or A42 onto the A453. Follow the road until you reach the main entrance to the airport. Turn right into the airport. At the roundabout, take your first exit. At the second roundabout go straight on and take the first right turning into the Short Stay 2 car park.
Exit the M1 or A42 onto the A453. Follow the road until you reach the main entrance to the airport. Turn right into the airport. At the roundabout, take the first exit . Carry on following the road and at the third roundabout take the first exit (left) and turn left again into the Short Stay 3 car park.
We're the official site for booking Short Stay parking at East Midlands Airport and we offer the best Short Stay car park prices when booked in advance.
At East Midlands Airport, all of our car parks have been awarded the Park Mark so you can book your parking with confidence.
All of our car parks are within a short walk or quick bus transfer from check-in. Pre-book your space now for the best Short Stay parking prices and deals, as well as exclusive offers at the airport.
Prices from £79.99 (8 day stay in April 2024)
Drop your car off outside the terminal and we'll park it for you
Cheap airport parking, great if you're staying for a week or two
There is no minimum stay in the Short Stay car parks at East Midlands Airport.
Please note, these stay durations are subject to change due to car park availability.
Our Short Stay 1 car park is available for pre-booking. You can pre-book your Pick Up/Drop Off parking up to 1,2 or 3 hours. Find out more about pre-booking your Pick Up and Drop Off parking here.
Please note that charges will apply if you exceed your stay. See our Terms and Conditions for further details.
Yes. When booking please choose Short Stay 1, where there are clearly identifiable Blue Badge parking bays. There are helpful guides available for those who need more information and advice on the accessibility of our car parks.
Alternatively, pre-book our Meet & Greet product and take advantage of a 20% discount only available to Blue Badge holders. To obtain your 20% discount please call our East Midlands Customer Contact Centre on the following free phone number: 0808 169 7032 and have your badge number and badge expiry date to hand, in order for the Customer Contact Team to validate your badge.
Yes, Short Stay 1 and Short Stay 3 are available for Turn Up and Park. Short Stay 2 is available to pre-book only.
If your plans aren’t set, you may just want to turn up and choose the car park that’s right for you on the day of travel. However, if you want to guarantee your space then we do recommend that you pre-book, especially during busy periods.
Find out more about our Turn Up & Park options.
Sorry, trailers are not allowed in any official East Midlands Airport car parks.