Short Stay Parking at East Midlands Airport

East Midlands Airport, Castle Donington, Derby, DE74 2SA.

Flying out of East Midlands Airport for a quick trip? Short Stay parking is perfect for you. Located just moments from the terminal, there's no need to wait around for transfer bus, just drive in, park your car and you're on your way.

Why choose Short Stay

Located right across from the terminal building, Short Stay offers quick and convenient parking for anyone running on a tight schedule. If you're off on a short trip, or have heavy luggage; this is the ideal car park for you.

Self-park is as simple as driving up to the barrier - where the automatic numberplate recognition system will confirm your booking - and finding a space. Once you're parked up, just lock your car, grab your bags and you'll be at the check-in desk in mere moments.

Picking up your car is just as easy; a short stroll back the car park and you are ready to go. The car park is a holder of the Park Mark Safer Parking Award and is watched over by 24-hour CCTV so you can enjoy your trip knowing that your car is being well looked after.

Customer Reviews

East Midlands Short Stay reviews verified by reevooReevoo

Friendliness and helpfulness of staff
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Overall rating
Scores 9.2 out of 10 based on 91 reviews
9 out of 10


Doncasteryes GB
Both entry and exit were done by number plate recognition, so no waiting and no ticket.
Confirmed purchase: 21 September 2017
Published on: 28 September 2017
10 out of 10


Hendon GB Good
Because my partner is a wheelchair user, I found that the disable parking I was advised by customer services, was not as good as it meet and greet which I had last year , was much better.
Confirmed purchase: 16 September 2017
Published on: 21 September 2017
10 out of 10


Dudley GB Loves holidays
A good experience. Car parking was secure. Access and exiting was perfect. Very close to the airport. No problems encountered. Would definitely use again and recommend to anyone.
Confirmed purchase: 14 August 2017
Published on: 07 September 2017

Important Information


  • Park MarkĀ® Award Safer Parking
  • CCTV


  • Walking distance to terminal

Important information

  • Located next to the terminal
  • Self-park facility (no need to leave your keys)
  • Minimum stays/charges may apply
  • Height restrictions apply, trailers are not permitted
  • Do not press for a ticket to gain access to the car park
  • Do not enter your debit or credit card into the barrier

Map and Directions


On arrival at the airport please follow signs for the Short Stay Car Park. Please take the left or middle lane for entry into the Short Stay Car Park.