Purple Parking

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  • Park & Ride and Meet & Greet Available
  • Car Parks at Gatwick and Heathrow
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Purple Parking

Since 1990, Purple Parking has been providing airport parking at some of the UK's top airports. In fact, Purple Parking park around a million cars every year! Purple Parking is currently available at 50 airport car parks across the country, with around 18,000 spaces at Heathrow and Gatwick alone.

Why should you book Purple Parking with Essential Travel?

We choose to work with airport parking services that we would use ourselves! Purple Parking is a really affordable and handy service - if you book in advance with Essential Travel you can save up to 60%! All of Purple Parking's car parks have been Park Mark accredited - which means that the best security measures are implemented and are approved by the police.

Purple Parking has airport parking at Heathrow Airport and Gatwick Airport.

Purple Parking Airport Parking Services:

Park and Ride: is one of the cheapest ways to park! The Park and Ride is a popular option because it's so budget-friendly and is close location to the airport. All you need to do is park up in one of the arrival bays and check your car in to reception. Next, hop aboard the transfer bus which runs regularly throughout the day (every 10-30 minutes) and only takes 10-20 minutes to get to the terminals. The car park has CCTV, staff patrols, perimeter fencing and floodlighting to ensure the best safety.

Meet and Greet: is a convenient option if you know you're going to be short on time! You get to arrive at check-in only minutes from dropping off your car. Your personal chauffeur will meet you outside your departure terminal and drive your car to the secure car park. When you get back, your chauffeur and your car will be ready waiting for you outside the terminal.

Purple Parking at Heathrow

Purple Parking at Heathrow Airport

Whether it's the nippy and affordable Park and Fly Heathrow or Cheap Meet and Greet Heathrow, Purple Parking with Essential Travel has you covered!

The Purple Parking Heathrow car park is Park Mark accredited and carries top notch security standards. The car park has CCTV, regular security patrols, floodlights, high perimeter fences and entry and exit barriers.

Transfers to Heathrow Airport:

There are transfers going from the Purple Parking car park to the airport every 15 minutes and these take 15 minutes.

Purple Parking Gatwick

Purple Parking at Gatwick Airport

Purple Parking Gatwick (formerly known as Airparks) has over 4,700 parking spaces for you to pick from! It is one of our most popular Gatwick car parks due to it being so close to the terminals and its budget-friendly price tag.

The Gatwick Purple Parking car park is Park Mark accredited and is highly secure with regular security patrols, CCTV monitoring, flood lighting and perimeter fences.

Transfers to Gatwick Airport:

Transfers are via the shuttle bus; they take 10 minutes to reach both the South and North Terminals. Buses run every 20 minutes.

Purple Parking Prices
Type of Airport Parking
Price (1 week's parking)
Gatwick - Purple Parking Special Offer (all terminals)
£62.99
Gatwick - Purple Parking Flexible (all terminals)
£65.99
Heathrow - Purple Parking Park and Ride T2
£107.95
Heathrow - Purple Parking Park and Ride T3
£107.95
Heathrow - Purple Parking Park and Ride T4 via Heathrow Express
£107.95
Heathrow - Purple Parking Park and Ride T5
£107.95
Heathrow - Purple Parking Meet and Greet T2
£193.25
Heathrow - Purple Parking Meet and Greet T3
£193.25
Heathrow - Purple Parking Meet and Greet T4
£193.25
Heathrow - Purple Parking Meet and Greet T5
£193.25

Please note that prices are correct at the time of writing and are subject to fluctuations. Please make a search at the top of the page to get the latest rates.

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