Located almost exactly in the centre of England, East Midlands Airport is a popular travel hub for tourists and older passengers. Whether you’re taking the kids on a family holiday or going on that trip you always dreamed of, the first step of your journey is getting to the airport and parking up. To make sure you get the perfect space for you, JetParks have created a handy guide that breaks down all the parking options and even offers a few helpful hints and tips.
Pick-up & Drop-off at East Midlands Airport
There are three options for visitors who are picking-up or dropping-off at East Midlands Airport. If you want to leave your passengers as close as possible to the terminal, you can pay to enter Rapid Drop-off which is located directly in front of the terminal doors. Rapid Drop-off can be expensive if you need to spend longer than 10 minutes in the area, so those who want to spend longer saying their goodbye may want to consider short-stay parking. There’s also the option to drop-off and pick-up for free in the Long-stay Carpark, where visitors can catch buses directly to and from the terminal.
East Midlands Airport Rapid Drop-Off (Latitude: 52.8258583 Longitude: -1.3278544)
Cheap East Midlands Airport Short and Mid-stay Parking
Short-stay parking at East Midlands is split between 3 multi-storey carparks which are all within a two minute walk of the terminal doors. If you’re picking up friends and family, the short-stay carparks are a brilliant choice as you can spend anywhere between 30 minutes and 24 hours in them. Those planning to stay more than 24 hours but less than a couple of days may want to consider mid-stay parking which more cost-effective. Visitors planning on staying more than a week should book long-term parking.
East Midlands Short-Stay 1 (Latitude: 52.8254928 Longitude: -1.3288872)
East Midlands Short-Stay 2 (Latitude: 52.8253081 Longitude: -1.3323741)
East Midlands Short-Stay 3 (Latitude: 52.8242262 Longitude: -1.3322704)
East Midlands Mid-Stay 1 (Latitude: 52.8257196 Longitude: -1.3349533)
East Midlands Mid-Stay 2 (Latitude: 52.8247079 Longitude: -1.3347412)
Cheap East Midlands Airport Long-stay Parking
Long-stay parking at East Midlands is designed for visitors who are planning to leave their car for longer than a week. If you’re going on the holiday of a lifetime, or just nipping to south Europe for a couple of weeks of fun in the sun, this is the perfect way to keep your car secure. The long-stay carparks are regularly patrolled and feature 24 hour surveillance.
East Midlands Long-stay (Latitude: 52.8264685 Longitude: -1.3421031)/p>
Cheap East Midlands Meet & Greet Parking
Add that extra special touch to the start of your holiday with Meet & Greet parking. Simply pre-book, then, on the day of your visit, meet a professional valet at the terminal who will help you with your bags and store your car in a secure carpark. Once you’re ready to leave the airport, all you need to do is call the valet and they’ll meet you at the terminal doors with your vehicle.
East Midlands Meet & Greet Parking (Latitude: 52.8258346 Longitude: -1.3277883)
East Midlands Airport Terminal Guide
With only a single terminal, there’s no need to worry about which carparks are the right ones for your journey at East Midlands Airport. Every carpark has strong links to and from the Main Terminal.
Hotels at East Midlands Airport
If you’re travelling to East Midlands Airport for a flight you may want to avoid traffic by driving down the night before and staying at a hotel. There are several hotels on site for you to book with including the Best Western, Holiday Inn, Jurys Inn, Novotel, Radisson and the Priest House.
Pay Attention to The Road: The pick-up and drop-off sections of East Midlands Airport are clearly marked out and you can incur heavy fines by stopping in any other areas. Make sure to check that you are parking in the right area before stopping your car.
Get Away from The Crowds: If you want to escape the hustle and bustle of the airport you can book into one of East Midlands Airport Lounges, which offer many free extras including complimentary food and beverages.
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