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
  • On-demand transfers
  • Transfer time 5 - 10 minutes
  • 24-hour operation
  • Keep keys
  • Assisted loading if requested
  • Bus transfer


  • 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. 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 7-9 minutes to reach the terminal doors. The shuttle bus runs at regular intervals every 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. 

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,

Additional Information

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


Please note that for arrivals up to and including 31st March 2022 this car park is operating as Self Park where you will keep your keys. For arrivals on or after 1st April 2022 you will need to leave your keys as the car park will park your car for you.

Details of operating procedures can be found under the Transfer Tab and Arrival and Return Instructions.

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


  1. At the entry barrier, the ANPR camera will read your vehicle number plate and recognise your booking.
  2. Please do not insert your credit or debit card at the entry barrier.
  3. Simply touch the button for a ticket, which you should retain to insert at the exit barriers on your return.

For arrivals on or before 31st March 2022:

    Find a parking space and proceed to the terminal building. Keep your keys.

For arrivals on or after 1st April 2022:

    Make your way to the Drop Off area in the car park, choose a bay and keep a note of the number. Head to the Reception to use the Self Check in Key Drop. You will need to leave your keys.


Please allow plenty of time for airport check-in and security procedures.

If the barrier fails to raise please press the intercom button and provide your booking reference number

Return Procedure


On your return, take the transfer bus back to the car park.

If you have parked your own car you can head straight back to your vehicle, load up and be on your way. At the exit insert the ticket issued to you on arrival to raise the barrier

If you checked in at Reception, and your car was parked for you, you will need to hand over your Green Reciept at the Collection Area to retrieve your keys.

Follow the signs to the Exit and the barrier should raise automatically.