Why Book Maple Parking Park & Ride, Stansted Airport

If you’re flying from Stansted Airport and looking to save money on your airport parking without compromising on location and security, then Maple Parking Park & Ride is the ideal solution. Just drive straight to the car park, hand your keys to reception then hop onto the transfer bus. It’s that easy.

Car Park Features

  • Off-airport
  • Frequency 3 - 5 minutes
  • Transfer time 3 minutes
  • 24-hour operation
  • Leave keys
  • Bus transfer

There are a variety of parking options available when it comes to Stansted airport parking, and Maple Parking is one of the most efficient for travellers short on time. While their car park might not be on the airport’s official premises, the transfer bus time still only takes under five minutes to complete its journey to the terminal. This means you’ll be checking in and clearing security in no time.

When you drive into their car park, you will be met by a member of staff who will take your keys and register your vehicle. Your car will be parked for you, so you can get on with the important business of catching your flight. This process will take no time at all as the buses travel from the car park every 3-5 minutes, and take only three minutes to reach Stansted’s main terminal doors. 

All of Maple Parking’s drivers are fully-insured so you can trust that while your car is being parked, it is in safe and capable hands.


All of Maple Parking’s experienced drivers are CRB-checked, as well as being fully-insured, so you don’t need to worry about the safety of your car. On top of this, the secure car park has uniformed, round-the-clock staff who patrol the area. CCTV cameras are also installed to monitor all activity on the premises. The secure compound is also fixed with electronic barriers, so only registered vehicles can enter and leave the premises. It is also surrounded by security fencing to prevent any intruders from entering the car park. All of this has earnt it the Park Mark Award which is a police initiative that recognises highly secure, low crime car parks.

Transfers to and from Stansted Airport

The Meet & Greet aspect of Maple Parking Park and Ride’s arrival procedure means that the transfer service to Stansted is quick and easy. You won’t have to spend time hunting for your car space – instead, you register your vehicle and make your way to the transfer bus stop. Transfer buses operate every 3-5 minutes, so you won’t have to wait long at all before your lift to the terminal will appear. Then, the transfer service itself takes only three minutes.

Disabled Facilities

Maple Parking has both disabled facilities and bays for those with mobility issues. By request, you can get assistance with transporting luggage to the transfer bus, as well as the option of using a trolley. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact Maple Parking for more information.

Opening Times

Maple Parking work with the ethos that they should be available at all times, across all of the airports they operate at. Therefore, their Park & Ride service is available 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year. It doesn’t matter how early your flight takes off, or when your flight lands, you will always be able to hope on their short transfer service back to the car park.

Additional Information

If your actual stay is longer than your booked stay, any extra days will be charged at £10.00 per day (or part day). No refunds will be issued for part used stays. Payments for extra days must be settled before the vehicle is handed over and if requested a receipt can be sent by email to you.

Maple Parking Park & Ride, Stansted Airport map

Maple Parking Park & Ride, Maple Parking Thremhall Avenue Stansted CM24 1PY


You will find Maple Parking Park & Ride just down the road from the Holiday Inn Express and BP garage. This is really easy to find, as all you need to do is follow the signs for Stansted Airport and the terminal. Maple Parking is in the same vicinity as Stansted Airport, and so it’s incredibly easy to access whether you’re approaching it from the A120 or the M11. Remember to call Maple Parking before you arrive; even though it is a Park & Ride service, they will need to be ready for you so a member of staff can park your car for you.

From the M11:-

  1. Take exit 8 and take the A120 exit to Stansted Airport
  2. At the roundabout, take the first exit onto Thremhall Avenue/A120
  3. At Priory Wood Roundabout, take the third exit towards Stansted Airport
  4. Use the second lane from the left to take the exit towards Stansted Airport
  5. At the roundabout, take the third exit
  6. At the roundabout, take the third exit on to Southgate road and your destination will be on your left.

Arrival Procedure

Simply drive to the car park and you will be welcomed by a member of staff. If you're running more than 30 minutes early or late please call to let Maple Parking know.

Please allow sufficient time for the driver to complete the check-in procedure and conduct the necessary photographic vehicle inspection on your arrival. This usually takes 3-4 minutes. Also allow time for your transfer which takes 5 minutes and is usually available on demand.

If you have any problems finding us please do not hesitate to call us for help with directions on the day. 

Return Procedure

As soon as you have collected all of your baggage and are ready to clear customs call us and follow the directions below. You will need to show this receipt to the bus driver.

If you are returning ahead of schedule we must have at least 24 hours notice (or as much notice as possible) to ensure that your vehicle is ready to be delivered upon your return.The driver will need to see your return instructions paperwork to confirm your identity.

  1. Make your way out to the Express Set Down Pick Up area. Your bus will meet you in Zone C by the three flag poles.
  2. You will be brought back to your car ready for you to drive straight home
  3. Be sure to look out for your vehicle and have your return instructions copy to hand.