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Heathrow Short Stay Parking

Convenient and affordable, you can park right next to your terminal and get on with your journey.

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What is Short Stay Parking?

Just a 2-minute walk from the terminals, Short Stay is ideal for meeting or dropping passengers and a great choice for short trips away or business meetings.

You can book Short Stay Parking in advance for durations over one hour up to two hours prior to your arrival, subject to availability.



  • Most convenient location
    Most convenient location

    Our Short Stay car parks are just a 2-minute walk from the terminal doors, with Disabled and Parent & Child parking in the most convenient spots.

  • Regular security patrols
    Regular security patrols

    Frequent security patrols and up-to-date technologies keep our passengers and their vehicles safer.

How can I book Short Stay Parking?

We recommend using the ‘Get a parking quote’ widget at the top of the page to pre-book and save money.

Just enter the date and time of when you want to arrive at Heathrow and the date and time of when you will depart the airport.

Our flexible cancellation policy allows you to cancel up to two hours before you arrive for free. 

Your other option is to simply turn up on the day.

 

How long can I park in Heathrow Short Stay?

The maximum length of stay for pre-book at our Short Stay car parks is 99 days.

If you turn up and park on the day without pre-booking, you can stay as long as you like and will continue to pay the roll-up daily tariff. 

 

How do I find Short Stay Parking?

The Google Map locations for our Short Stay car parks are as follows:

Short Stay parking

How much is Heathrow Short Stay Parking?

Duration On the day (Effective 4 January 2023)
0 - 29 minutes £6.00
30 - 44 minutes £9.50
45 - 59 minutes £12.70
1 - 2 hours £16.00
2 - 3 hours £19.40
3 - 4 hours £23.30
4 - 5 hours £29.30
5 - 6 hours £37.70
6 - 9 hours £51.40
9 - 12 hours £67.30
12 - 24 hours £83.30
Each additional 24 hour period  £83.30

Overheight vehicle tariffs 

Customers may park vehicles up to 3 meters high in the designated overheight area on the ground floor of Short Stay Car Park 2. There is a minimum charge of £15.30 for up to two hours.

Terminal 2 Fast Track/Overheight tariffs

Duration Price
0 -2 hours £16.60
2 - 5 hours £30.60
5 - 9 hours £66.90
9 - 24 hours £94.70
Each additional 24-hour period, or part thereof £94.70

Customers may park vehicles up to 2.75 metres high on the ground floor of Short Stay Car Park 3.

Customers may park vehicles over 2 metres high and/or 2.1 metres wide at Long Stay Terminal 4, where they will be charged the Short Stay tariff for up to six hours (normal tariffs apply after this time). Customers must validate their ticket at the customer service building prior to departure.

Customers should use the Fast Track / Overheight Vehicles entrance on the ground floor of Short Stay Car Park 5. This area has a minimum charge of £15.30 for up to two hours.

Terminal 5 Fast Track/Overheight tariffs

Duration Price
0 -2 hours £16.60
2 - 5 hours £30.60
5 - 9 hours £66.90
9 - 24 hours £94.70
Each additional 24-hour period, or part thereof £94.70

Picking up from Heathrow Short Stay car parks

Picking up from one of Heathrow's near-Terminal Short Stay car parks is one of the easiest ways of meeting passengers. Simply drive into the car park, take a ticket and then pay at one of our on-foot machines upon exit.


Can I charge my electric vehicle in Heathrow Short Stay Parking?

Heathrow doesn’t currently provide EV charging facilities in the Short Stay car parks. With this in mind, we recommend that all customers driving electric vehicles to the airport charge them adequately before arrival.

Local charging stations with fast and rapid-charging facilities can be found here.