East Midlands Long Stay 3

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£ 13.63
last 7 days

Previously called East Midlands Medium Term car park this is a Park Mark on-site facility a few minutes’ walk from the terminal. Automatic Number Plate Recognition technology is in operation so customers should ensure that they give the correct details when booking. Large vehicles such as motor homes and caravans are not allowed to park here.



Please check your booking confirmation for details.

Leave the M1 at junction 24 from the North, following Ashby Road, or junction 23A from the South. At the roundabout, take the exit for Ashby Road, continue straight over the mini-roundabout, then take a right signposted for the Thistle hotel. Take the first exit, left at the roundabout and follow Viscount Road straight over another roundabout. You will find the car park on the right just before the end of the road.


Arrival procedure

Please check your booking confirmation for details.

We operate an Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) system so it is essential you have entered the correct vehicle registration when making your booking.

We recommend that you bring a copy of your confirmation with you.

On arrival, please drive up to the entry barrier and your car registration will be read. A ticket will be automatically issued to you. Make your way to any available space and park your car. Keep this ticket safe as it will be needed on your return.

If a ticket is not automatically dispensed, please press the “Assistance” button and explain to the operator that your vehicle has not been recognised. Please confirm your booking details, including your car registration. A ticket will then be issued. Keep this ticket safe as it will be needed on your return.


Departure procedure

Please check your booking confirmation for details.

Upon your return to the airport, proceed to your car and drive to the exit barrier. Please insert your ticket to leave and the barrier should raise automatically.

If the barrier does not raise and/or asks for payment, please press the intercom button for assistance and quote your pre-booking reference number.



Long Stay Car Park 3 is protected by 24-hour CCTV, entry and exit barriers and a fence, and is lit at night. Security guards patrol the car park every hour, 24 hours a day. The car park has been awarded the Park Mark, a security award for car parks which is accredited by the police.



The Airport is insured for damage caused by their own negligence but will not normally accept responsibility for the acts of a third party. Full details are available from the car park on request.




Additional information

Due to the building of a carriageway, the M1 junction closest to the airport and the A453 will be closed between 20:00 and 06:00. An 11-mile diversion will be in place and will be signposted, however anyone using the route should allow an extra half hour for their journey.

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

This car park is a self-park facility where you park your own vehicle and retain your keys.


Previously known as

East Midlands Medium Stay Parking


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East Midlands Long Stay Car Park 3 (formerly known as Medium Stay Parking)
Castle Donington
DE74 2SA

Distance to airport

The car park is conveniently located just a short walking distance away from the terminal building, taking approximately 3-5 minutes to reach the terminal.

Transfers from airport

Transfers are not required, the car park is within walking distance to the terminal.

East Midlands Long Stay 3 reviews

Our average review score for East Midlands Long Stay 3 parking is 3.6 from 87 reviews.

"It very conveneient but a bit pricey, maybe because I booked with just two days until travel?"

May 9, 2017

"No problems parking after assistance on intercom. A few minutes walk to terminal and easy to find on return. Parking space and tarmac good. Only reason not a 5 being instructions to find carpark 3 hard to follow because quotes looking for Thistle hotel when it's Jurys Inn. Certainly use again."

April 13, 2017

"Booking straightforward and everything worked when we arrived and left the car park."

March 31, 2017

"Very eSy to find ."

March 28, 2017

"Excellent in every way!"

November 23, 2016