Parking at Heathrow Airport

London Heathrow Parking

Where to park for Heathrow Airport

If you are heading away and need to find parking at Heathrow Airport, we show you all the options you have available, from on site parking to renting driveways nearby for a reduced rate.

Cheapest parking near Heathrow Airport

1. Heathrow Airport Meet & Greet

The cheapest and closest parking to Heathrow Airport is Meet & Greet car park, which costs just £88.50 for 1 week of parking or £185.00 for 2 weeks of parking.

All you need to do is drive to the terminal and your driver will come to collect your car and take it to a secure car park whilst you are away.

Heathrow Airport Meet & Greet parking is available at T2, T3 and T5.

2. Premier Inn Car Park, Heathrow Airport

One of the cheapest parking at Heathrow Airport is Premier Inn London Heathrow Airport (M4/J4) in Hayes which costs £10.50 per hour.

This means that you can park close to Heathrow Airport for a discounted price of £80 for 1 week and £157 for two weeks. You can book directly through the links below:

2 nights (48 hours)£31.50
4 nights (96 hours)£52.50
7 nights£84.00
14 nights£157.00

Terminal 1: Terminal 1 is 2.2 miles away.

Terminal 2: Terminal 2 is 2.4 miles away.

Terminal 3: Terminal 3 is 2.4 miles away.

Terminal 4: Terminal 4 is 6 miles away.

Terminal 5: Terminal 5 is 4 miles away.

Taxis to the terminals can be ordered from the reception desk at Premier Inn London Heathrow Airport (M4/J4) in Hayes.

3. Purple Parking Park & Ride

Purple Parking Park & Ride is just 15 minutes from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 and costs £98 for 1 week or £198 for 2 weeks of parking.

When you arrive, you will head to reception to drop your keys off and then your car will be moved to a secure car park for you.

You can then catch the transfer over to Heathrow Airport which takes just 15 minutes.

4 nights (96 hours)£70
7 nights£98
14 nights£198

Address: Bath Road, Hounslow, TW6 2AL

On-Site Parking at Heathrow Airport

Heathrow Airport is home to a range of on-site car parks for you to choose from, depending on how convenient you want the experience to be.

Car ParkDistancePrice per Week (From)
Meet & Greet2 Minute Walk£97
Purple Parking10 Minute Shuttle£88

Heathrow Airport Hotel & Parking Packages

If you’ve booked a flight out of Heathrow Airport and it happens to be an early flight, you might be considering booking a hotel to stay in the night before your flight.

We’ve done plenty of research and we have found it actually works out much cheaper to book a hotel and parking package at one of the hotels at Heathrow Airport than it does to book them separately.

The combined package also means you don’t have to make two separate bookings.

HotelRatingDistance from AirportTransfer Included1 night + 7 days parking from
Delta by Marriott4 star4.2 milesNo£126
Hilton Terminal 54 star2.7 milesNo£179
Premier Inn Terminal 43 starOn SiteN/A£212
Sofitel 5 starOn SiteN/A£380

Rent Driveway Near Heathrow Airport

If you are more concerned about price than convenience and you are looking for cheap airport parking at Heathrow, you can now book a space on a driveway of a local resident for a much lower price than you would pay on-site at the airport.

You will need to arrange transportation to and from the airport, but the benefit of this method is that your car is likely to be monitored whilst you are away.

Free Parking near Heathrow Airport

Parking for free whilst you are away on holiday is not the most recommended method, especially if you are out of the country for a long period of time.

We recommend only using a free parking spot near to Heathrow Airport if you are flying on a domestic flight and will only be leaving your car for a maximum of 24 hours, although there are no restrictions for our free parking spots. 

We don’t recommend parking on residential streets as this can become a struggle for locals, so for free parking near Heathrow Airport, we’d suggest Plane Trees Crescent in Feltham which is a trading estate location.

In order to get to Heathrow Airport from here, you will need to jump on the local bus service (285). A number of bus stops can be found on Browells Lane or Feltham High Street, around a ten minute walk away.

What to know about Heathrow Airport

Heathrow Airport connects the UK to the rest of the world, welcoming over 80 million passengers a year and one of the main routes into London. The most popular routes out of Heathrow are New York, Dubai, Dublin and Hong Kong.

What shopping is available at Heathrow Airport?

Heathrow Airport is home to a wide range of shops, including Boots, WH Smith, Accessorize, Hugo Boss, Cartier, Burberry, Bvlgari, Chanel, Fendi, Dior, Gucci, Hamley’s, Harrods, Rolex, Superdry and The Harry Potter shop to name just a few!

Where can I eat at Heathrow Airport?

There are a wide range of eateries at Heathrow Airport, with something for everyone, including Costa, Cafe Nero, Pret a Manger, Wagamana, Yo Sushi and Starbucks to name a few.

What facilities are at Heathrow Airport?

If you’re waiting for a flight at Heathrow, you will want to keep entertained. Within the airport terminals, you can find a range of Airport Lounges, Soft Play areas, Showers, Prayer Rooms and Meeting Rooms.

How to get to Heathrow Airport

Terminals T2 and T3

The terminals are close together at the centre of the airport site. Exit the M4 (junction 4) or M25 (junction 15) and follow signs for Heathrow Terminals 2 and 3.

Terminal 5

The terminal is on the Western Perimeter Road and has its own separate access road, reached from junction 14 of the M25. If you’re coming from the M4, exit at junction 4b and follow the M25 south to junction 14.

Information was last updated on March 27th, 2024