To help you select which type of parking in Southend suits you best, here’s a quick overview of the car parks and parking services we offer.

Car ParkParking Type
Customer Rating
Transfer TimePark Mark
Price From (per week)
SACP Meet & Greet
SACP Meet & Greet Southend Airport SEN2

Meet & Greet

Walking time 1 minute
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SACP Southend Airport SEN1

Off Airport

Transfer time 5 minutes
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Southend Meet & Greet
Southend Meet & Greet Southend Airport SEN4

Meet & Greet

Walking time 1 minute

Park Mark Safer Parking Award

We all want to know that we have left our vehicles in a safe and secure parking compound while we are away on our travels. The Park Mark Safer Parking Scheme is a Police Crime Prevention Initiative designed to reduce both crime and the fear of crime in car parks across the UK. The Park Mark Safer Parking Award is given only to car parks that meet certain standards of security, maintenance and management.

Find out more about the Park Mark Safer Parking Award.

Our reviews

Along with the peace of mind that comes with leaving your vehicle in a Park Mark Safer Parking facility, here at APH we also publish independent customer reviews to help you select which type of Southend airport parking suits you best.

We love to receive feedback and we always want to know how we can continue to meet our customers’ needs.

Our reviews are collected independently by and are verified responses from genuine APH customers.


Southend Airport is a single terminal airport, so there’s no need to worry about checking which terminal you are flying from.

All our Southend airport parking options are within a few minutes’ transfer or walk from the terminal entrance.

For more information on the facilities provided within the terminal, such as luggage trolleys, free WiFi and where to eat and drink, just click the links below:

Southend Airport luggage trolleys

Southend Airport free WiFi

Southend Airport where to eat and drink

Southend airport hotels & parking

Looking to beat the morning traffic jams? Got an early flight departure? Travelling with young children? Waking up close to the check-in desks makes for a relaxing start to your trip and an overnight stay in an airport hotel can be great value, when booked in conjunction with airport parking.

Find out more about our Southend Airport hotel and parking deals.

Southend Airport Hotel & Parking

How to get cheap Southend Airport parking

Having been in the airport parking business a few decades, we have gathered a few tips and tricks along the way to help you find the most economical airport parking. And parking in Southend is no exception.

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Book early to save on your Southend Airport parking

Southend airport parking charges fluctuate with availability, just like most airfares. An easy way to save on costs, therefore, is to book in advance. Our own booking data for Southend airport parking shows that when you book with APH six months prior to travel, you could save up to 48 per cent, compared with making a reservation just one week ahead.

In cash terms, this translates to paying £45.60 instead of £88.00, for a week’s parking in Southend. That’s a saving of £42.40.

You can see how Southend airport parking prices shift over a period of six months on the chart below. Prices are the average price per day.

When to book airport parking for Southend Airport

Prices are correct at time of writing and subject to change

Pick Park and Ride parking

Park & Ride car parks are generally the ones to go for if you are looking for the most economical parking in Southend. Situated off-airport, a short free shuttle bus ride from the terminal, Park & Ride car parks such as the SACP offer good-value, secure parking.

Our cheapest parking at Southend Airport

Here’s a quick overview of the parking in Southend currently on offer.

Car Park Type Transfer Price*
SACP Park & Ride Off-Airport 5 min transfer £62.99*

*Prices based' on 1 weeks parking in November 2022

There are various types of parking in Southend, as in all major airports across the UK. It is good to consider all the options before deciding which type of parking is best for you.

Here we run through all the Southend airport parking options, to help you find the best match for your requirements.

Off-airport parking: How it works

If you are looking for the most economical type of parking in Southend, then the off-airport car parks are probably for you. Easy to access and fully secure with perimeter fencing, CCTV, barrier controls and 24-hour staff, off-airport car parks such as SACP offer great value for money.

For off-airport parking, simply follow the directions to the car park, where you leave your keys at Reception. Then grab your luggage and hop onto one of the regular shuttle bus transfers to the terminal. The journey from the SACP car park is five minutes and transfers run every 15 minutes. While you are away, your car will be parked in a secure space and returned to Reception for you to collect at the end of your trip.

Here's a quick overview of how it works.

Southend Airport off-airport parking process

Best for: Passengers wanting to leave their car somewhere safe, secure and economical.

Car Park Type Transfer Price*
SACP Park & Ride Off-Airport 5 min transfer £62.99*

*Prices based on 1 week’s parking in November 2022

Meet and Greet parking: How it works


Meet & Greet parking offers the fastest way to get from the car to the check-in desk. The ultimate in convenience, you drive straight to the terminal forecourt or designated meeting point nearby, hand your keys over to your Meet & Greet operator, take your luggage and walk to check-in. Your car will be driven by a fully insured driver to a secure parking facility for the duration of your trip. Upon your arrival back into Southend, your vehicle will be brought back to the terminal for you to collect.

APH partners only with approved, tried and tested Meet & Greet parking providers, such as SACP Meet & Greet and Southend Meet & Greet, so you can be sure your booking and your car are safe and secure for your time away.

Southen Airport meet and greet parking process

Best for: Families with young children, travellers with bulky luggage, or those simply looking for the most convenient type of parking.

On-airport parking: How it works

On-airport parking in Southend is just as it says: car parks or parking services within the airport grounds. These are usually operated by the airport themselves.

Southend on-airport parking process

Best for: Travellers flying at the last minute and unable to book airport parking in advance; those looking to simply park up and walk to the terminal. 

On-airport parking in Southend is currently unavailable through APH. Why not check out our great-value Park & Ride or Meet & Greet options instead:

SACP Park & Ride

Southend Meet & Greet

SACP Meet & Greet

Use the map to find directions to our different types of Southend airport parking. Bon voyage!