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Distance to the terminal is an approximately 2-3 minute walk.

Short Stay 1 East Midlands-AIRPORT


Parking Options & Amenities

24 Hours Security    
Keep Your Keys    
Secure Barrier    
Luggage Suitable    
Easy for Family    

Cheap East Midlands Airport Parking



Flexible (Flex):  Such Bookings can be modified or cancelled (T&Cs Apply).

Non-Flexible (Non-Flex):  Such Bookings cannot be modified or cancelled once booked.

East Midlands Short Stay 1

Conveniently located just a short drive from the A453, the East Midlands Airport Short Stay 1 car park offers an excellent location and superb value for money.

Situated close to the East Midlands Airport terminal, it's quick, convenient and cost-effective. Simply park up, lock-up and be on your way. 

Short Stay 1 is a reputational East Midlands airport's trusty official car parks, and its security is just as dependable.

Like the other car parks at East Midlands, Short Stay 1 is right in the middle of price and distance.

It is affordable and still just a 2-3-minute walk from the terminal, ideal if you’re carrying heavy luggage or are looking after small children. 


With security patrols around the clock and 24-hour CCTV recordings, your car will be closely monitored. For added peace of mind, you're leaving your car at an official airport car park, on the airport grounds.
There are security patrols around the clock, so that you know your car will be well looked after at Short Stay 1.


As if that wasn't easy enough, the car park even lets you keep hold of your keys, for peace of mind while you're away, and a hassle-free departure when you return.


Vehicle size - No motor homes, lorries, trailers or caravans are permitted, even if multiple spaces are booked.

Getting to and from East Midlands airport

There's only a 2-3-minute walk between the car park and the terminal - simply follow the signposts from Short Stay 1.

East Midlands Address
East Midlands Airport,
Castle Donington,
DE74 2SA


Holiday Parkings neither takes vehicles nor looks after the vehicle in any case, instead the service provider (see above) parks the vehicle to their own secured car park compound. 

Non-Flex booking is non cancellable and non refundable. There will be NO CANCELLATION and NO REFUND for the booking, where the time of booking and the time drop off time at the airport (meet and greet) or car park (park and ride) falls on the same day or within 24 hours. 

We highly recommend to all our customers NOT to leave any personal belongings/valuables inside the vehicle, if you do so your own risk then please take a receipt from the driver.

On Arrival

​HolidayParkings does not own the car park, instead the service provider will look after your vehicle in your absence. You will drive to the car park of the service provider (see below) and park to their secured car park compound. Make sure you have the telephone number of the service provider on your arrival and return day. ​We will send you all the instruction (Directions, telephone number,  etc.) to your email account once the booking is made.

NOTE: It’s illegal to use the phone while driving. It is the responsibility of the driver/customer to follow the UK Driving and transport LAW and stop at a safer place to make or take a call.

Height restriction of 3m in the car park. Trailers are not permitted in this car park


On arrival at the Airport, please follow signs for the Short Stay Car Parks.

Follow signs for Short Stay 1 Car Park. Airport post code is DE74 2SA.

If using Sat Nav please follow the above directions to your specific car park once you reach the Airport.

Entry - Car park uses ANPR so the barrier will read the number plate & rise to allow entry. If barrier does not rise press Assistance Button DO NOT PRESS FOR TICKET

On Return

Barrier will read number plate &verify against pre-booked booking details.

If barrier does not rise press Assistance Button & quote name & booking ref number.


If you stay longer than your pre-booked days you will incur an additional charge as per the standard tariff for the car park, which will be payable on exit.