Why Book East Midlands Long Stay 1 Parking

On-airport parking doesn't have to break the bank with Long Stay 1 car park. Located just a five-minute bus transfer from the terminal building. You'll never be left waiting long, either, with the 24-hour shuttle service running every 15 minutes.

Car Park Features

  • Top-rated by customers
  • On-airport
  • Frequency 15 minutes
  • Transfer time 5 minutes
  • 24-hour operation
  • Keep keys
  • Bus transfer
  • Self-park


  • Barrier-controlled
  • CCTV
  • Park Mark Award (Police Approved)

Transfers to and from East Midlands Airport

Transfers from Long Stay 1 operate 24 hours a day and run every 15 minutes; the transfer time is approximately five minutes.


Featuring CCTV and a Park Mark Safer Parking Award, you can relax while you're away, knowing your car is in safe hands.

Disabled Facilities

The transfer bus is fully accessible and DDA compliant.

Opening Times

Long Stay 1 is open throughout the year, operating 24 hours a day.

Additional Information

No trailers are permitted.

East Midlands Long Stay 1 Parking

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East Midlands Long Stay 1 Parking, Castle Donnington Derby DE74 2SA


From the south:

  1. Exit the M1 at Junction 23a and take the second exit on the roundabout.

From the north:

  1. Exit the M1 at Junction 24, take the fourth exit on the first roundabout and the third exit on the second.


  1. Follow signs to East Midlands Airport.
  2. On entrancing the airport grounds, follow signs to Other car Parks.
  3. At the fourth roundabout take the second exit and follow signs for Long Stay Car Parks.

Arrival Procedure

Once you arrive at the car park:

  1. Drive to the entrance barrier.
  2. Wait for your number plate to be recognised by the automatic system.
  3. The barrier will rise.
  4. Head into the car park and park in an available space.
  5. Hop onto the transfer bus to the terminal building.

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

Return Procedure

After clearing customs:

  1. Head to the bus stop and take the bus back to the car park.
  2. Collect your car from where you parked it before.
  3. Drive to the exit barrier where your number plate will be recognised and the barrier will rise; allowing you to leave the car park.

Reviews of East Midlands Long Stay 1 Parking Verified by reevooReevoo speech bubble

Find out what fellow travellers thought about East Midlands Long Stay 1 Parking car park. All our reviews are collected and confirmed through independent ratings and reviews services co-ordinator, Reevoo.

Friendliness and helpfulness of staff
Transfer service (to/from the airport)
Arrival and exit process
Location of car park
Overall rating
Scores 8.8 out of 10 based on 1144 reviews
10 out of 10


Leicester GB A really happy customer
Good experience. Thank you.
Confirmed purchase: 05 January 2018
Published on: 08 January 2018
9 out of 10


Hinckley GB Regular flyer
Always a positive experience
Confirmed purchase: 04 January 2018
Published on: 15 January 2018
7 out of 10


Leicester GB Hi
Ok but bit dark at night not help from bus driver
Confirmed purchase: 02 January 2018
Published on: 08 January 2018
8 out of 10


Not very easy stacking luggage on the bus anymore.
Confirmed purchase: 01 January 2018
Published on: 13 January 2018