Terminal Drop-Off Charge

A £5 charge applies to vehicles dropping off passengers at the designated drop-off zones, located directly outside the terminals. Discounts and exemptions apply. Free drop-off is available at our Long Stay car parks.

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    Heathrow Long Stay Parking

    Heathrow Long Stay Parking is great if you're going away for a couple of days or more. And it's perfect for holidays or longer trips too.

    What is long stay parking?

    Why choose Heathrow Long Stay parking?

    • CCTV and security patrols

      Our car parks are designed to keep you and your vehicle safe.

    • Convenient transfers

      Shuttle buses run every 10 - 15 minutes to the terminal doors.

    • Best prices

      Book in advance for our cheapest prices and you won't find our parking cheaper anywhere else

    Book Heathrow Long Stay Parking for your trip, or simply drive up to any Heathrow long term car park when you arrive at the airport.

    Frequently asked questions

    You'll find the Long Stay Car Park for Terminals 2 and 3 on the Eastern Perimeter Road. Find it by satnav – latitude: +51.47676 longitude: -0.42088.

    Terminal 4's Long Stay Car Park is just off the Southern Perimeter Road. Find it by satnav – latitude: +51.45533 longitude: -0.44848.

    The Long Stay Car Park for Terminal 5 is on the Northern Perimeter Road next to Business Parking (Terminals 2 and 3). Satnav coordinates for this car park are latitude: +51.47986 longitude: -0.46902.

    Book Heathrow Long Stay Parking for your trip, or simply drive up to any Heathrow long term car park.

    At the entry barrier your registration will be recognised. A ticket will be printed showing your registration and Booking Reference, once the barrier opens you may proceed to the zone indicated. 

    Use the intercom points at the bus stops to request a pick-up. 

    Catch a bus to the airport - they run every 15 minutes to each terminal, and the transfer takes as little as 5 minutes. 

      Terminal 2 Terminal 3 Terminal 4 Terminal 5
    Average time to terminal 10 minutes 18 minutes 5 minutes 7 minutes

    Upon your return from your travels, head to Bus Stop 21 outside the terminal on the ground floor of the Arrivals Forecourt. Tell the driver which zone you have parked in. During out of hours periods (23:30 - 04:00) you may need to call to request a transfer on 020 8745 6261. 

    At the car park proceed to exit, the registration will be recognised opening the barrier. You may need to have your book reference details available in case additional assistance is required. 

    Members of the public can use the Long Stay car parks for up to 30 minutes free of charge. Upon exit, the barriers will read your ticket or registration number.

    For Blue Badge holders, the first 2 hours of parking are free of charge. For drop-off please use the call point on entry and state your Blue Badge number and registration to the operator, on exit please use the call point and state your registration to exit. For pick up please use the call point on exit and state your Blue Badge number and registration to the operator. Only valid for UK and EEA blue badge holders.

    Private hire and trade vehicles can only use the Long Stay car parks when transporting passengers. Private hire and trade vehicles should use the Authorised Vehicle Area (AVA) at all other times. This is a dedicated area for private hire vehicles where you can wait for passengers prior to picking up from short stay or long stay car parks. 

    How much is long stay parking at Heathrow?

    Duration Off Peak dates Peak dates*
    0 - 29 mins Free Free
    30 mins - 1 hr 59 mins** £8.30 £8.30
    First day £34.70 £39.80
    Additional 24 hour periods  £27.90 £31.80

    *Peak dates
    Easter: 02/04/2022 - 18/04/2022
    Summer: 23/07/2022 - 28/08/2022
    September Peak: 11/09/2022 - 01/10/2022
    Christmas: 16/12/2022 - 02/01/2022
    Half Terms:12/02/2022 - 20/02/2022, 28/05/2022 - 05/06/2022, 22/10/2022 - 30/10/2022

    ** The first 2 hours of parking are free of charge for Blue Badge holders. For drop off please use the call point on entry and state your Blue Badge number and registration to the operator, on exit please use the call point and state your registration to exit. For pick up please use the call point on exit and state your Blue Badge number and registration to the operator. Only valid for UK and EEA blue badge holders.