Why Book Bubble Park & Ride, Stansted Airport

A great-value, off-airport parking option at Stansted, Bubble Parking Stansted Airport offers easy access and on-demand transfers to the airport terminal. In conjunction with the professional team at I Love Park & Ride, Bubble Parking provides security for your vehicle while you are away, just a five-minute ride from the airport terminal. Finally, this product does require a £7.50 transfer fee to be paid upon arrival to the car park.

Car Park Features

  • Uniformed staff
  • Off-airport
  • On-demand transfers
  • Transfer time 5 minutes
  • 24-hour operation
  • Leave keys
  • Toilets
  • Nearby fuel sales
  • Fully insured drivers
  • Assisted loading if requested
  • Bus transfer

Operating 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, Bubble Parking Stansted Airport is located just over a mile from the airport terminal, near to the Holiday Inn Express.

You simply drive into the signposted car park, leave your car in one of the customer bays, and hand your keys in to Reception. The friendly I Love Park & Ride staff will then arrange for a minibus to take you to the terminal entrance, a five-minute drive away. There is no need to wait for scheduled transfer buses.

Your car will be parked in a secure car park during your trip, so you can enjoy peace of mind. All parking facilities are monitored 24 hours, with CCTV and 24-hour staff.

When you fly back in to Stansted, you simply call the I Love Park & Ride number, and they will send a minibus to collect you from the forecourt outside the terminal. Back at the car park your car and keys will be waiting for you, ready for you to continue your journey home.


  • 24-hour staff
  • Barrier-controlled
  • Security fencing
  • CCTV
  • Park Mark Award (Police Approved)

You want to know that your car is secure while you are away. At Bubble Parking Stansted Airport all vehicles are parked in a fully secure parking facility with security fencing, barrier controls, CCTV and 24-hour staff. All Bubble Parking car parks have been credited with Park Mark Safer Parking Award - a police-backed initiative that recognises parking facilities with high-quality security systems in place, to protect both vehicles and customers.

Transfers to and from Stansted Airport

Unlike many airport parking providers,Bubble Park & Ride transfers operate on-demand. This means that you don’t have to wait for the next scheduled transfer bus on arrival at the car park or collection from the airport. When you’re ready, they will take you to where you need to be. The transfer takes less than 5-minutes to and from the airport, and you’ll be delivered to/collected from the forecourt directly in front of the terminal. It’s easy, quick and comfortable, which is what you need before or after a flight.

Disabled Facilities

If you or any person in your group needs help with the loading or unloading of baggage or extra assistance, the staff at Bubble Park & Ride will be more than happy to help.

Opening Times

It doesn’t matter what time of day and night you are flying or what day of the year it is; Bubble Park & Ride car park is ready for you. It is open 24-hours a day, 7 days a week and 365 days of the year.

Additional Information

Please Note: The car park will only accept vehicles that do not exceed 5m in length.

You are required to leave your keys and your car may be moved and stored in one of our Park Mark car parks, all located within the airport boundary

A fee of £5 per vehicle is payable at reception to cover drop off and pick up off the terminal forecourt.

Bubble Park & Ride, Stansted Airport map

Bubble Park & Ride, Thremhall Avenue Stansted CM24 1PY


Bubble Park & Ride Stansted is located within the airport grounds and just over 1-mile from the terminal. The car park is located next to a fuel station, supermarket and fast-food restaurant, which is ideal for travellers looking for refreshment before the next stage of their journey.

From the M11:

  1. Follow signs from the motorway towards the Mid-Stay car park
  2. Drive to the Holiday Inn Express
  3. The entry to the car park is immediately on the right hand side - just before the entry to the hotel car park

Arrival Procedure

On arrival at the car park:

  1. Drive into the car park and park in one of the customer bays straight ahead.
  2. Take your keys and luggage over to Reception to confirm your booking.
  3. A fee of £5 per vehicle is payable at Reception to cover the minibus transfers to and from the airport terminal.
  4. A minibus will be arranged to take to the terminal entrance, just five minutes away.

You are required to leave your keys and your car may be moved and stored in one of our Park Mark car parks, all located within the airport boundary.

Please ensure you allow sufficient time to complete your vehicle check-in and airport transfer.

Return Procedure

On return to Stansted Airport:

  1. Collect your luggage, clear customs, and call the I Love Park & Ride number to arrange a pick up.
  2. Take the minibus transfer back to the car park.
  3. Collect your keys from Reception and your car will be waiting for you to continue your journey home.