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Park at Stansted Airport for as little as £4 per day!

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Why should you book Stansted car parking with SkyParkSecure?

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Pre book affordable airport parking with us and save up to 70% compared to on-the-day fees. Simply enter your travel dates into our comparison tool and we’ll find the best parking solution for you.

We offer a range of parking options, from the seamless convenience of Meet and Greet, to the affordability of Park and Ride, as well as official on-site and off-airport car parks. No matter how long you’re travelling for, many of the car parks accommodate for short, mid and long stay durations. Book now and enjoy hassle-free, cheap parking at Stansted Airport.


Avoid the £1.49 Cancellation charge by booking London Stansted Airport parking in advance with us. Please note, this does not apply for bookings made the same day, booked for the following day or in certain products where stated.

Cheapest parking product - Maple Parking Park & Ride
Park from as little as £4 a day!

Compare Cheapest Stansted Airport Parking options

STN Car Parks 4-Day Stay 8-Day Stay Review Rating /5*
Official Airport Mid Stay £51.99 £61.99 4.6
Official Airport Meet & Greet £64.00 £74.00 4.5
Official Long Stay N/A £54.99 4.5
Maple Parking Park & Ride £35.99 £44.99 4.5
My CSL Meet and Greet £83.00 £97.00 4.6
My CSL Park and Ride £63.00 £77.00 4.6
Please note: These prices are accurate at the time of writing for a 4 and 8 day stay in January 2025. Prices are always subject to change according to availability on the dates you require and price fluctuations throughout the year.


Stansted Airport Meet & Greet parking

Book Official Airport Meet & Greet for 4 days for just £64*!

For a stress-free start to your holiday, treat yourself to luxury parking before you take off. Simply drive to the departure terminal where you will be greeted by a qualified and trusted driver. They will collect your keys and park your car securely, allowing you to head straight to the terminal and begin your holiday with ease. Upon your return, your car will be returned to you allowing for a smooth journey home.

*Please note that parking processes may differ between products, please check individual product pages for details.


Stansted Park & Ride

Book a 4-day stay at Maple Parking Park & Ride for just £35.99*

Discover cheap parking at Stansted Airport with our Park and Ride options. Located just a 5-10 minute drive from the airport, many of our partners provide a complimentary and convenient shuttle bus service to take you to and from the departure terminal.

The car parks are also fitted with ANPR (Automatic Number Plate) technology meaning a hassle-free entry and exit from the car park. Simply turn up, allow the reader to scan your number plate and the barrier will rise allowing you to enter. Park your car and head over to the designated bus stop where a shuttle bus (running every 10-15 mins) will pick you up and take you straight to the terminal.  

*Please note that parking processes may differ between products, please check individual product pages for details.

Stansted Park & Ride


Stansted Official Airport Parking

Book a 4-day stay at Official Airport Mid Stay for just £51.99*

Experience convenience and peace of mind with official parking at Stansted. Our official parking products are all located on-site, with the departure terminal easily accessible to passengers. Choose between Short, Mid or Long Stay parking to suit your length of travel. Plus, all our products are reviewed by real customers. Take a look at our official Stansted parking below. Top of FormBottom of Form

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There are multiple options for picking up or dropping off at Stansted. The airport’s official Short Stay car parks accommodate for quick trips to and from the terminal. You can also make use of the free option at the Mid Stay car park. Pick-ups and drop-offs are accommodated at both of these locations, as well as Express Set Down. Payment can be made at any of the automatic ticket machines in and around the terminal building. Alternatively, you can take a ticket upon entering the car park and pay via credit/debit card upon leaving the car park. Find out more about Pick Up & Drop Off.

Pricing for Pick Up and Drop off can be found below.


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Available Parking Packages at Stansted Airport. offers a huge range of Stansted Airport parking services, from park and ride to meet and greet options. All of these have long, short or mid stay car parks. If you're a little bit baffled by all the car parking terminology, take a look at our guide below.

Stansted Airport Park and Ride
Stansted Airport Park and Ride

Park your car in a secure compound and take a short transfer to the Stansted Airport terminal. Park and ride is favoured by many for its cheaper rates and ease of use....

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Stansted Airport Onsite Car Parking
Stansted Airport Onsite Car Parking

Book Stansted Airport's official long stay car park with SkyParkSecure. The official car parks are fully manned 24/7 and secured with CCTV cameras throughout. You can be confident that your car will be safe for the duration of your trip. Simply enter the car park, find a space and head to the free shuttle bus that arrives every 15 minutes....

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Stansted Airport Meet and Greet Parking
Stansted Airport Meet and Greet Parking

Stansted Airport has a huge selection of meet and greet parking operaters. So you've got your pick of the litter when it comes to choosing a valet company. A driver will meet you at the terminal and deal with finding a space for your car. Allowing you to head straight to check-in....

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Frequently Asked Customer Questions

See below for our most asked questions. If you'd like to ask anything else, please contact us.

What is the cheapest parking at Stansted?

Parking prices can vary depending on date, time, stay duration and product. However, the most affordable parking at Stansted tends to be our Park & Stay products, like Maple Manor Parking.

Is there free parking at Stansted Airport?

If you are looking to avoid paying any car park fees whilst you are away then you run the risk of your car being broken into / damaged. We always advise it is best to park in a secure car park.
For drop-off and pick-ups, there is a free facility located in the Mid Stay Car Park. Follow signs for 'Free Set Down'. There is also a 5-minute courtesy bus ride to and from the terminal forecourt (buses run every 10 minutes). 

How much is short-stay parking at Stansted?

Short Stay parking prices at Stansted start from around £35.00* for a 4-day stay at Maple Manor Parking.

Will my car be safe at Stansted Airport?

All Stansted Airport car parks promoted through our site are safe. Advanced CCTV systems, controlled entry and exit barriers, and 24/7 walking patrols are all in use.
All car parks hold 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.

What is mid-stay parking?

Stansted Mid Stay parking is an on-airport secured car park with a regular shuttle bus running 24 hours a day. It’s perfect for trips of around 4-7 days.

Why should I pre-book my parking for Stansted?

Our prices for Stansted airport parking 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.

Can I book at short notice?

Yes, as long as there is availability you should be able to book with shorter notice, however keep in mind that customers save more money the earlier they book.

Why do some car parks need me to leave my keys?

Some car parks move your car after your arrival at designated parking bays. Your car is then held in this parking space while you’re away. Then on your return, they can move it back for your convenience and a quick exit. Find out more about Meet & Greet parking at Stansted.

What's the difference between on-airport and off-airport Stansted car parks?

On-airport Stansted car parks are within the airport grounds, so transfers to the terminal are usually quick. Off-airport Stansted car parks are outside the airport grounds but won't be more than a few miles away. All offsite car parks have free regular transfers running to and from the terminals.

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 10-20 minutes. Please check the product page for more details.

What's meet and greet parking?

Meet and Greet parking at Stansted offers customers the ultimate parking experience and allows passengers to drop their car and keys off right at the terminal. The car is parked securely and returned back to meet you upon your return.

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 Stansted Airport, what do I do on the day?

The meet and greet parking process couldn’t be simpler. Below the arrival procedure 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 Stansted 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 Stansted 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 airport 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.

How early should I arrive at Stansted for a Ryanair flight?

When you should arrive will depend on your airline and flight. We always recommend giving yourself as much time as possible to account for traffic and long queues at check-in. We recommend that you arrive at the airport at least 2 hours prior to the time of your departure.

What terminal is Ryanair at Stansted?

There is only one terminal at Stansted so just head to the airport, you can't go wrong.

Directions to Stansted Airport by Car.

London Stansted is conveniently situated just off the M11 motorway - use Junction 8a if approaching from the London direction or Junction 8 from the Cambridge side, then follow signs for the airport.

Sat Nav Information

Stansted Airport Postcode: CM24 1RW

Latitude/longitude: N51:53:24 (51.889939); E0:15:42 (0.261739)

Stansted Airport Map

Stansted Airport Short Stay Parking Charges

If you require short stay parking, it can be tempting to turn up on the day and head straight to Stansted Airport's short stay car parks, however without pre-booking, this can sometimes be more costly than sorting it out in advance with SkyParkSecure.

Listed below are the current turn up and park prices, so you can compare them with your quote and get the best deal.

Stansted Airport Short Stay - Green Zone
Up to 30 minutes £4.10 30–60 minutes £8.00
1–2 hours £13.50 2–4 hours £24.00
4–24 hours £45.00 Each additional 24 hours £45.00
Stansted Airport Short Stay - Orange Zone
Up to 30 minutes £5.00 30–60 minutes £9.50
1–2 hours £16.00 2–4 hours £26.00
4–24 hours £52.00 Each additional 24 hours £52.00

Checking In at Stansted Airport

Before you set off for Stansted Airport, it's good to know what to expect after you've parked the car. SkyParkSecure has got you covered with some handy information on the airport check-in process below. 

When to Arrive at Stansted Airport

Your airline will be able to clarify a specific check-in time for your flight, but a general guideline is:

  • Long-haul flights - check in at least three hours prior to departure
  • European flights - check in at least two hours prior to departure
  • UK and Ireland flights - check in at least two hours prior to departure
  • Charter flights - check in at least three hours prior to departure

How to Check-in at Stansted Airport

There are a couple of ways to check-in at Stansted Airport based on your airline and preference.

Check-in Desks

Stansted Airport's check-in area is located on the ground floor of the terminal. Locate your flight number on the terminal screens to find your check-in desk, and bear in mind that check-in zones A to K are signposted by illuminated yellow cubes.

Online Check-in

Many airlines now allow you to check-in via their website and print your boarding card for a quick and convenient experience. Check with your airline to see if this is offered.

Our Price Check Promise

The bonus of booking Stansted Airport parking through 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.

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  5. Cancellation of the booking cancels your right to claim under this guarantee.

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  2. Prices that are part of a customer loyalty or reward scheme.
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The Escape Lounge at Stansted.

If you want to kick back and relax before your flight, why not consider booking a Stansted Airport lounge with SkyParkSecure?

Skip the busy restaurants and crowded seating areas in Stansted Airport with complimentary food and drink, free WiFi, and magazines and newspapers to keep you entertained.

More information on lounges at Stansted Airport.



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 Stansted airport car park, or meet and greet service, meets the Park Mark standards.



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