We get it, people don’t just drove cars to the airport; plenty of you have motorcycles too and often have the question of “Is motorbike parking free at my airport?”
The answer differs depending on the airport so we thought we’d bring you a 2022 update on what the airports charge (if anything) and where possible, where the dedicated motorbike parking is. Please note, this is a collection of information based on what’s available to us at the time of writing, in this case, August 2022.
Simply select your airport from the list below to be taken to the information we have. If you see a 🏍️, click it to be taken to the official website for information on prices if the airport charges for motorcycle parking.
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Motorcycle parking is free and you can find designated spaces in the Short Stay Car Park.
There is no dedicated motorcycle parking but you can use any of their car parks for motorcycle parking.
Free parking for motorbikes in the dedicated motorcycle park in the Multi-Storey car park. car park and it should be signposted. No pre-booking needed!
If you’re travelling by motorcycle, then you can receive a 50% discount on pre-booked prices. In order to get this discount, you’ll need to fill a feedback form and they’ll give you a callback to book your motorcycle parking.
On Cessna Road.next to the new Hilton Garden Inn Hotel
- (Terminal 2) – Located on Cessna Road, adjacent to Hilton Garden Inn Hotel . Motorcycles are prohibited from parking in the T2 multi storey car parks.
- (Terminal 3) – Head to the back of Short Stay Car Park 1A/5. Motorcycles are prohibited from parking in the T3 multi storey car parks.
- (Terminal 4) – opposite arrivals. Motorcycles are prohibited from parking in the T4 multi storey car parks.
- (Terminal 5) – next to Short Stay Car Park. You can park in the over height areas of the multi storey car parks only.
“We don’t have dedicated motorbike parking at Inverness Airport. Motorbikes can utilise any standard space within any of our car parks paying the advertised rates which are applicable for all vehicles.” August 2021
For parking durations of up to 21 days, please use the Mid Term Car Park, where your parking will be free. Any stays longer than 21 days will be charged at the standard tariff. The car parks are monitored but bikes are left at your own risk. 🏍️
You are advised to use the Long Stay Car Park when parking for periods of 24 hours or more. But if you’d like to park for less than 24 hours, then they recommend using Short Stay 2 Car Park which you can use for free for up to 15 minutes. 🏍️
A Customer Services rep emailed back to say “Just spoke to NCP parking office and they have motorbike parking spaces available in the short stay car park, at the same rate as cars.” 🏍️
The airport confirmed that there is motorcycle parking in the Short Stay Car Park, in a designated secure area. A commenter provided us with this info:
“On the ground floor of the short term car park there is 3/4 barrier to enter through, no ticket needed, and there is a 3/4 barrier to leave through. Should you get a ticket on entry do not worry, go to the customer service counter in the car park, it’s very near the exit, and the person there will tear up your ticket and ask you to use Lane No1 with the short (3/4) barrier to exit the car park.”
Free motorbike parking is available in their Long Stay 3 Car Park.
Motorcycle parking is available in their Orange Zone Car Park (short stay) and Zone Q (long term car park). Motorcyclists receive a 50% discount on pre-booked parking in either zones – you must call the customer services team on 0808 168 6111 to pre-book and pay for parking as they don’t have the facilities at the airport to do this. 🏍️
However, you also have the option to book parking via Stansted Easy Motorbike Parking if you prefer to book online. This is an exclusive motorbike only car park so other vehicles are not able to use the space.
As they didn’t have any information on their website, we contacted them via email and they said: “we do have designated motorcycle parking within our Drop Off Car Park and in our Main Car Park motorcycle users can park in any available parking space including disabled if they display their disabled parking badge. Same parking charges as cars apply.”
The above information has been updated to the best of our knowledge, according to the information available to us – if you are aware of any changes, please let us know! (August 2022)