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Why Book Butterfly Meet & Greet Parking, London City Airport

If you’re flying from London City Airport and want to skip the transfer bus, Butterfly Meet & Greet is the perfect airport parking solution. It’s ideal for anyone travelling with young children, laden down with heavy baggage or in a rush to reach the check-in desks.

Car Park Features

  • Meet & Greet
  • Walking time 5 minutes
  • Leave keys
  • Uniformed staff
  • Nearby fuel sales
  • Disabled facilities
  • Walk to terminal
  • Fully insured drivers


  • 24-hour staff
  • Barrier-controlled
  • CCTV

Butterfly Meet & Greet uses mature and insured drivers who will transfer your car to a nearby secure compound. Your car will be parked in an underground car park that features hourly patrols, entry and exit barriers and CCTV.

Transfers to and from London City Airport

There's no need for transfer buses as it's just a short walk to the terminal building.

Disabled Facilities

On arrival, disabled passengers can use the designated disabled bays in the Terminal Car Park, located close to the terminal building. Meet and greet is the ideal service for anyone with mobility issues.

Opening Times

The car park operates throughout the year except for the 25th and 26th of December and New Year’s Day. Normal opening hours are:

Monday to Friday: 05:00am - 10:00pm

Saturday: 05:00am - 01:00pm

Sunday: 11:00am - 10:00pm

Additional Information

Maximum vehicle height: 2m
Maximum vehicle width: 2.5m
Charges apply on exit, and resticted opening time apply, please see more information below for details.

There is a 30 minute wait time allowed in the Terminal Car Park and customers have to pay £8 to exit. For very subsequent 5 minutes there is a £5 charge.

Opening hours are:

Monday-Friday: 05:00am - 10:00pm

Saturday: 05:00am - 01:00pm

Sunday: 11:00am - 10:00pm

Should you arrive before the scheduled opening times a £15 early arrival fee will be charged.

Arrival Procedure

Using Butterfly Meet & Greet is easy;

  1. Call Butterfly Parking 20 minutes before you arrive at the airport.
  2. Once you’re at the airport, drive to the Long Stay Car Park.
  3. Use the barrier on the right and take a ticket. Drive into the car park and park your car.
  4. You’ll be met by a Butterfly driver who’ll collect your keys and car park ticket.
  5. The terminal building is then just under a 5 minute walk away.

Please ensure you allow sufficient time to complete the vehicle hand over before heading to the terminal.

Return Procedure

Collecting your car is simple:

  1. Once you’ve landed and collected your luggage, call Butterfly Meet & Greet.
  2. Head to the Long Stay Car Park where a Butterfly driver will meet you with your car.
  3. You’ll also be given a ticket to exit the car park – you will have to pay a £8 exit fee.