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Why Book Bristol Airport Silver Zone Parking

If you’re jetting off from Bristol Airport, you may be hunting for the best parking package; Bristol Airport Silver Zone Parking could be the perfect choice. This on-airport car park is ideal for those who are looking for a mid-to-long stay package and is ideally positioned just 5 minutes from the terminal. The car park is awarded the Park Mark Award so you can rest assured your vehicle is safe and secure at all times. 

If you’re looking for reliable car parking at Bristol Airport and don’t want to have to venture off-site, then the Silver Zone car park could be the perfect option.

Car Park Features

  • Uniformed staff
  • On-airport
  • Frequency 20 minutes
  • Transfer time 5 minutes
  • 24-hour operation
  • Leave keys
  • Assisted loading if requested
  • Bus transfer
  • Self-park


  • 24-hour staff
  • Barrier-controlled
  • Security fencing
  • CCTV
  • Park Mark Award (Police Approved)
  • ANPR

Bristol Airport Silver Zone Parking offers a comprehensive range of security measures. It has installed the latest security technology, which includes Automatic Number Plate Recognition and Vehicle Damage Recognition, which will be used upon your entry to the car park. The car park is also surrounded by a security fence to prevent intruders from accessing the car park. The Silver Zone car park is maintained by 24-hour security staff, so your vehicle will never be left unattended. On top of this, the car park is also watched by CCTV cameras, so you can be sure that your vehicle is safe whilst you’re away. You can also be sure that your car will not be moved from the premises at any time. All of these features collectively have earned it the Park Mark Safer Parking Award from the police’s Crime Prevention Initiative. It means that the car park has met their strict criteria for safety and security.

Transfers to and from Bristol Airport

It’s located on the airport itself and has a transfer bus service that takes only 4-5-minutes to reach the terminal doors. The shuttle bus runs at regular intervals every 15-20-minutes. It is also free of charge, so you won’t have to worry about finding extra money on the day.  When you return to Bristol Airport after your flight, all you do is take the transfer bus service back to the airport. Once you arrive at the car park, head to reception to pick up your keys and ticket and depart through their easy barrier system. 

Disabled Facilities

If you require disability-friendly spaces, you will find blue badge parking spaces conveniently next to the reception. On top of this, the shuttle service comes fully equipped with wheelchair ramps, so you won’t have to worry about getting on and off the bus. Not only this but if you are a blue badge holder, you will get 30-minutes of free parking in the Express Drop Off car park. This will be particularly useful if you are collecting someone who requires extra assistance. To use this free service, you simply take your badge to the customer service desk in terminal, where your ticket will be validated.

Opening Times

The Bristol Airport Silver Zone Parking car park runs for 24-hours a day, and any online bookings you make can be changed or amended entirely free of charge for up to two days before you’re due to arrive.

Additional Information

Maximum vehicle height: 3m
Commercial vehicles are accepted if they fit in single space.

Overstay charges do apply. An additional cost of £10.00 per day will apply for each day parked past your original return date.

For your peace of mind, vehicle damage recognition (VDR) cameras are in operation in this car park.

As well as handy car parking facilities, the Silver Zone Parking facility also offers a car valeting service. This is perfect if you want to return a spotlessly clean car, and give you one less thing to do when you finally return home. There are different levels to this service should you wish to use it, including a clean and polish to a full upholstery clean and vacuum. All you need to do is add the service to your basket when booking your car parking space.

Bristol Airport Silver Zone Parking, Bristol Airport map

Bristol Airport Silver Zone Parking, Bristol Airport Bristol BS48 3DY


Bristol Airport Silver Zone car park has an ideal location as an on-airport car park, which means it is truly just moments away from the airport itself. This makes directions to Silver Zone Parking really simple, just follow the signage towards the airport itself off the A38, before following the signs towards the Silver Zone car park.

Bristol Airport is located on the A38:

  1. The connecting motorway is the M5 and the airport is sign posted.
  2. Proceed along the A38 where you will pick up signs for the airport.
  3. As you approach the airport, follow signs for the Silver Zone car park.

Arrival Procedure

Here’s how to enter the car park

  1. Follow signs to the Silver Zone Drop Off Car Park. Once you have parked, make your way to Silver Zone Reception.
  2. We will require your Booking Reference, Drop off bay number and vehicle keys in order to move your car to a secure area of the Silver Zone car park.
  3. Please allow plenty of time for airport check-in and security procedures.

Please ensure you allow sufficient time park your vehicle and complete the airport transfer.


For vehicles under 2.1m: Use the left hand lane on entry. The barrier will raise automatically after 5 seconds. Proceed through the Auto Scanner without stopping. Please note there is a 5mph restriction in place.

For vehicles over 2.1m: Use the entry barrier to the right of the Auto Scanner. Press the help button and report your booking reference to Car Park Operator who will authorise your entry and will raise the barrier. Your vehicle condition inspection will be conducted before your vehicle relocation.

Make your way to the drop off area, make a note of your bay number and check-in at the Reception building.

Return Procedure

Here’s how to exit the car park:

  1. On your return, take the transfer bus back to the car park.
  2. Once back at the car park, head to the valet reception and collect your keys and exit ticket from the Silver Zone Reception. 
  3. You are now ready to load your car and head for the exit.
  4. At the exit, enter the plastic ticket in to the exit barrier for it to raise.