Book Parking at Heathrow Airport
Heathrow Car Parks score on average 9/10 based on 34704 customer reviews.
So which Heathrow car parking package will work best for you. Is it the short stay, park and ride, long stay car park or a meet and greet service?
Official Heathrow on-airport car parks are ideally suited for customers who prefer to keep hold of their keys when they are away as, once you have parked, your vehicle will not be moved.
If you are searching for a Heathrow terminal 5 parking deal then you might be interested in a Meet and Greet service where you'll only have to get yourself to the Departures gate for someone to come and park your car for you.
Or, if you are simply interested in cheap parking at Heathrow airport then a Park and Ride service is usually the best option to go for. The transfer bus takes less than 15 minutes to your airport terminal.
FREE CANCELLATION COVER*
Free Cancellation Cover (normally £1.49) does not apply for bookings made the same day, booked for the following day or in certain products where stated.
Heathrow Airport parking service from £33.64 for 5 days when you pre-book
Heathrow Airport Parking options
|LHR Car Parks||On the day price||You save|
|Maple Parking Meet & Greet||£108.80||£40.80|
|Knights of London||£132.00||£49.50|
|Airtime Park & Ride||£53.82||£20.18|
|Blue Circle Meet & Greet||£115.20||£43.20|
|MBW Meet & Greet||£92.64||£34.74|
Heathrow Terminal 2 & 3 Parking
Heathrow Terminal 5 Parking & Terminal 4 Parking
Heathrow parking - Servicing All Terminals
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Heathrow Airport Security,
Baggage & Liquids
If you are unsure of what the Heathrow security controls are, what you can or can't take on the aircraft then please refer to the detailed instructions provided by Heathrow security.
Available Heathrow Airport Parking Services
There are three main categories of airport parking that you can book with SkyParkSecure. Take a look at the information and explanatory videos below to find out which parking package will be best for you.
Park and ride at Heathrow is usually the cheapest airport parking option, simply because you'll transfer to the terminal using a complimentary shuttle bus....Read More
The on-airport Heathrow Airport car parks have the advantage of no transfer time. Instead you simply leave your carread more
Leave your car in the safe hands of a meet and greet valet driver and waste no time trying to find a space yourself....Read More
Directions to Heathrow by Car
All of terminals at Heathrow Airport are easily accessible by road, from any direction. Each terminal is well sign posted. Clear, precise and up-to-date directions to the car park will be provided once a booking is made. The roads around Heathrow can obviously get very busy, especially during peak seasons, so it is advised to make sure you have allowed enough time.
Access to each of the terminals is as follows:
- Terminals 1-3: M25 (J15) and M4 (J4)
These three terminals are located close to one another and are situated in the middle of all the airports perimeter.
From the M4 take Junction 4 or from the M25 take Junction 15 and follow signs for Heathrow Terminals 1, 2 and 3.
- Terminal 4: M25 (J14)
Terminal 4 is located south of the runway so has a dedicated entrance.
From the M25 take Junction 14 or from the M4, take Junction 4b and follow the M25 south to junction 14. Follow signs for Heathrow Terminal 4.
- Terminal 5: M25 (J14)
Terminal 5 sits to the far west of the airport on the Perimeter Road and has its own separate access road.
From the M25 take Junction 14 or from the M4 take Junction 4b and follow the M25 south to Junction 14.
Heathrow Airport Terminal Postcodes
If you're using a sat nav then here are the Heathrow Airport postcodes specific to each terminal (the postcode of each car park is provided throughout the booking process).
- Terminal 1: TW6 1AP
- Terminal 2: TW6 1EW
- Terminal 3: TW6 1QG
- Terminal 4: TW6 3XA
- Terminal 5: TW6 2GA
Heathrow Short Stay Parking Charges
Short stay parking at Heathrow can be pricey business. For Heathrow business parking your first instinct might be to park at the closest car park to your Heathrow departure terminal, which in this case is the Heathrow Short Stay car park and actually the most expensive place you can park at the airport.
The table below lists exactly how much the airport charges to park in the Short Stay car park. If you intend to park for longer than 3 or 4 hours, especially if you need to park whilst you're away, you can save over £50 by pre-booking a Heathrow car park.
Heathrow Parking Charges:
|Short stay parking|
|Up to 30 minutes||£3.50||4 - 5 hours||£21.00|
|30 minutes - 1 hour||£6.50||5 - 6 hours||£26.00|
|1 - 2 hours||£10.50||6 - 9 hours||£38.00|
|2 - 3 hours||£13.00||9 - 12 hours||£49.00|
|3 - 4 hours||£17.00||12 - 24 hours||£56.00|
Checking In at Heathrow Airport
Please take a look at the information below to give you a better idea of when to arrive at Heathrow Airport, and what to do after you’ve parked your car.
Arrival at Heathrow Airport
It’s recommended that you arrive at Heathrow Airport at least two hours before your departure time, in addition to time needed for traffic, parking, checking in and security.
How to Check-in at Heathrow Airport
Depending on the airline you’re travelling with, there are a number of ways to check-in at Heathrow Airport.
After you’ve parked your car, head to your airline’s check-in desk before advancing to security.
Self-service kiosks are located right in front of you as soon as you enter the terminal and can result in less queuing than the regular check-in desks. Both Brussels Airlines and KLM currently utilise self-service check-in.
Many airlines offer online check-in and bag drop facilities. Simply check-in online before you set off for the airport and then either visit the bag drop desk or head straight to security with your printed boarding card.
Frequently Asked Questions
See below for our most commonly asked questions. If you'd like to ask anything else, please contact us directly.
How much is parking at Heathrow?
The price of parking at Heathrow all depends on the service you want, when you are travelling and how far in advance you book. The drive up rate can often be up to 70% more expensive than pre-booking before your arrival. With a quick search, our advanced algorithm will find all the parking options with spaces and list both the prices and review of each.
Is there free parking at Heathrow Airport?
You can park in any of Heathrow's long stay car park for up to 2 hours free of charge. From there you can get a shuttle bus to the airport. If you do go over the two hours you will be charged the gate price for the full day, and you cannot return within 24 hours if you use the 2 free hours.
What is the best parking at Heathrow?
You can choose between all of the available car parks at Heathrow Airport by entering your dates into the quote form. You can view independent reviews of the car park, collected from genuine customers be the independent review service Reevoo, so that you can get a clearer picture of the car parks before you book.
How can I get cheap parking at Heathrow?
Our prices are up to 70% cheaper than the gate price so you will make a huge saving by booking in advance. You also have the peace of mind that space is reserved for you.
Do you have to pre-book Heathrow parking or can you just turn up and park at Heathrow?
You don't have to pre-book your parking at Heathrow Airport, you can turn up on the day, see if there are any available spaces and pay the daily fate price.
By pre-booking, you can relax safe in the knowledge that your parking space is reserved for you, and that you have saved up to 70% on teh gate price by pre-booking.
Will my car be safe?
All Heathrow Airport car parks promoted through our site are extremely safe. They offer high levels of security, with advanced CCTV systems, electronically controlled entry and exit barriers, and 24/7 walking patrols.
All car parks have been awarded the Park Mark® Award for Safer Parking, a national standard for UK car parks. It shows they have low crime and measures to ensure the safety of customers and their vehicles.
Can I pay on arrival?
SkyParkSecure is a pre-booking agency. All customers are required to pay in advance for their airport parking.
Why should I pre-book?
Our prices are up to 60% cheaper than the gate price so you will make a huge saving by booking in advance. You also have the peace of mind that space is reserved for you.
Can I book at short notice?
Yes, the most important thing is to print off your booking confirmation email or ensure you have it on a smartphone or device to take this with you to the car park.
Why do some car parks require me to leave my keys?
Some car parks enable you to park your car in the most convenient space when you arrive and will be moved by car park staff while you’re away. Then on your return, they can move it back for your convenience and a quick exit.
How long will I have to wait for the shuttle bus?
This depends on the park and ride car park you have booked. Some of the shuttles run on a continuous loop, others run on demand. Waiting times vary but should never be longer than 20 minutes. Please check the car park page for more details.
What's meet and greet parking?
Meet and Greet parking is where your car is collected from you outside the Heathrow terminal. Your car is then parked in a secured car park by the insured driver. Upon your return, your car is brought back to the terminal for you.
It's extremely convenient and great if you’re disabled, travelling with children, or have lots of luggage. You can simply walk to check-in while the rest is done for you.
If I have booked meet and greet parking at Heathrow Airport, what do I do on the day?
The meet and greet parking process couldn’t be simpler. Please check your booking confirmation and underneath the arrival procedure, there is a telephone number for the Meet and Greet provider that you have booked. Call 20 minutes prior to your arrival at your airport terminal. Proceed to the pick-up point with your booking confirmation/reference. The parking attendant will take the car to a secure car park. Leaving you free to head to check-in.
If I have booked meet and greet parking at Heathrow Airport, what do I do once I return from my trip?
As with your arrival, the chauffeurs will need 20 minutes notice to bring your car to the pick-up point. We advise that you call them once you have collected your luggage from the carousel to avoid having to wait for their arrival. Once you have met the driver, they will return your car and you will be able to drive home.
What if my flight back to Heathrow is delayed and I overrun my parking time?
Don't worry, your car will still be safe until you return. When you arrive back at the car park, you can pay for the extra hours or days you exceed locally. Extra hours or days will be charged at the car park's gate rate.
What happens if I return to Heathrow early?
Please contact the car park or meet and greet provider to inform them of your early return. Refunds cannot be made for part or unused stays. The car park contact details will be on your booking confirmation.
How soon to arrive at Heathrow car park before my flight?
Many airlines suggest arriving at Heathrow airport approximately 3 hours before your flight is due to depart. So to give enough time at the car park we would recommend an additional 30 minutes.
How do I obtain a VAT or credit/debit card receipt?
Please contact Customer Services on 0345 4599 250 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with your booking reference.
Our Price Check Promise
The bonus of booking Heathrow Airport parking through SkyParkSecure.com is that you’ll always pay the cheapest price. We guarantee to give you a lower price than our competitors with our Price Check Promise.
Terms and Conditions
- The price check promise applies to airport parking products.
- The service you compare must be the same as the one purchased from SkyParkSecure.com.
- You must make your claim within 24 hours of making and paying for your booking with SkyParkSecure.com.
- Successful claims paid after the original return date.
- Cancellation of the booking cancels your right to claim under this guarantee.
Price comparison excludes:
- Prices from suppliers that are conditional on buying other products.
- Prices that are part of a customer loyalty or reward scheme.
- Prices that are part of a staff discount scheme.
- Prices that are part of any other discount or special offer deal.
Heathrow Airport Coronavirus advice
Heathrow Airport is ensuring they work closely with Public Health England regarding the safety of colleagues and passengers within the terminals.
Heathrow airport have put together frequently asked questions in order for you to find the most up to date information.
Customers have also queried about the following:
Is Heathrow Airport still open and operating?
Heathrow airport is currently still operating a majority of flights and there have been no changes to the schedule due to the outbreak. If you have any further concerns about your destination, make sure to get in touch with your airline.
How can I find out if my flight from Heathrow is cancelled?
Airlines are obligated to alert passengers to any cancellations. If you have further concerns your airline is the best place to receive advice.
I have parking booked but my plans have changed. How do I cancel or amend my booking?
We advise all customers to read the terms and conditions of booking and the Cancellation Policy thorougly. Due to high volumes of calls our customer services team have advised that if you are not travelling from Heathrow airport in the next 7 days to please delay getting in touch.
THE PARK MARK SAFER
Park Mark is a national standard for UK car parks. It shows they have low crime and measures to ensure the safety of customers and their vehicles. Make sure your Heathrow Airport car park or meet and greet service meets the required standards.
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