Stansted Airport Short Stay Car Park

Stansted Short Stay Car Park, Stansted airport, Essex, CM24 1RW.

Booking your Stansted Airport car parking at the Short Stay Car Park offers the height of convenience. Situated within walking distance of the terminal, you'll be at the check-in desks just minutes after your arrival at the car park.

Why choose Stansted Airport Short Stay Car Park

The Stansted Airport Short Stay Car Park is a 2.5-minute walk from the terminal - a transfer time from car park to check-in desk that can't be beaten.

Parking your car is a straightforward and seamless experience, too. Simply arrive at the Stansted Airport Short Stay Car Park and the automatic numberplate recognition technology will confirm your booking and issue a ticket with your vehicle registration number and booking reference. Make sure you keep this, you'll need it to exit the car park when you collect your car. Next, simply park your car and take the short walk to the adjacent airport terminal.

Returning to collect your car is equally uncomplicated. Walk back to the car park, locate your car and drive to the exit barrier. Insert your ticket and the security barrier will rise to allow your exit. Should you experience any problems, please don't insert your credit/debit card or you could be charged. Press the call button and a member of staff will be happy to assist.

There'll be no need to worry about your car while you're away - or your personal safety when you come to collect it. The Stansted Airport Short Stay Car Park is manned 24 hours a day, with regular security patrols and comprehensive CCTV coverage for added peace of mind. The Stansted Airport Short Stay Car Park is a recipient of the British Parking Association's Park Mark® Safer Parking Award, which ensures it' s been inspected by the police and has processes in place to create a safer environment for both you and your vehicle.

Further details about Stansted Airport Short Stay Car Park


  • Park Mark Award for safer parking
  • CCTV coverage
  • Security lighting
  • Security barriers for both entry and exit
  • Regular security patrols

Important Information
Parking bays for Blue Badge holders are situated in each short stay car park, while help points are located close by.

Because this is a self-park car park, there is no need for you to leave your keys. If the car park is indicated as being full, continue to enter the facility because a space will have been reserved for those who have pre-booked through

There is no height restriction for entry to the car park, but please note that trailers are not permitted at any time.

Directions: Exit M11 at Junction 8a from London or Junction 8 from Cambridge. Follow road signs for Terminal. Continue for 1.5 miles and follow the exit road for Stansted Airport. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit and follow signs for the Short Stay car park.

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