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You can't get any closer to the terminal than the Orange Zone - save up to 75% on the gate-rates with Holiday Extras!

This Stansted airport parking service is ideal if you want to just turn up to the airport, find your own space and stroll to check-in. You get to keep your keys and walk to the terminal in just 3 minutes. Your car won't need to move for the duration of your trip, and you can expect all the top-notch security features that come with official airport parking.

Overview of Short Stay Premium Orange Zone

  • Best value Short Stay car park
  • Just a 3 minute walk to the terminal
  • Park your car and keep hold of your keys
  • Cancel or amend for free with our Hassle-Free promise
  • Short Stay Premium - Orange Zone has been rated 8.8/10. Read more reviews

The closest Short Stay car park to the terminal. Parking couldn't be easier.

Need to know

Drive to the barrier and your number plate will be recognised. The entry barrier will lift automatically, so you can drive in and park in any space - you can even keep hold of your keys while you're away.

From the car park it's a 3-minute walk to the terminal.

On your return walk back to the car park from the terminal. Collect your car and drive to the exit barrier which will lift automatically. If it doesn't rise press the intercom button for assistance and quote your reference number.


There are designated Blue Badge bays, which are signposted. They work on a first come, first served basis. You'll need to display your badge while you're away.


The car park is secured by:

  • CCTV
  • Floodlighting
  • Security barriers
  • Regular staff patrols
  • Entry and exit barriers
  • Park Mark awarded

The small print

Early or late? The car park offers a grace period of 6 hours at their discretion. Any longer than this and you'll be charged the car park's standard rate of £62 per day, which is subject to change.

Help us go green! There's no need to print out your booking confirmation, you can show it on your mobile device.

Most standard cars (without trailers/not commercial vehicles) will be accepted at the car park as long as they fit in a standard-size parking bay (2.4m x 4.8m).

While our prices are cheaper than those you'd pay at the airport, the shortest time we can offer parking for is 24 hours. If you're parking for less time, it may be cheaper to pay when you arrive. We can't offer a refund if you book through us and find the price at the car park is less.

Getting to and from Stansted airport

Arriving at the car park

Drive to the barrier, which will recognise your number plate and lift automatically. You can park in any space and keep your keys while you're away.

Then walk to the terminal in 3 minutes.

Returning to the car park

After collecting your luggage, walk back to the car park to collect your car. The barrier will lift automatically when you approach it, but if there are any issues press the intercom button for assistance.

Stansted Short Stay Address

Short Stay Standard,
Stansted Airport,
CM24 1RW.

Longitude 0.266750
Latitude    51.89104

Our customers rated Stansted Short Stay on average 9/10 (2124 reviews).