Stansted Pink Elephant Park & Ride



Please check your booking confirmation for details.

Please head towards Stansted Airport Terminal. At the roundabout just before the Terminal (A), take the 4th exit signposted 'Takeley'. At the next mini roundabout, take the first exit (Takeley Road). CSL/Pink Elephant is approximately 3/4 mile along Takeley Road, on the right hand side.

For SatNav purposes the office address is CSL, Network House, Takeley Road, Bambers Green, Takeley, Essex, CM22 6PF, Tel: 01279 879352.


Arrival procedure

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On arrival at the CSL Drop Off area, please park your car in the area at the front of the building and report to reception. Your details will be checked and you will be required to leave your car keys. Your car will then be checked and photographed including the mileage and moved to one of their secure parking areas. You will be transferred to the front of the terminal with a journey time of approx. 3 minutes.


Return procedure

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After clearing customs, please call the car park on 01279 879352 to advise then of your return, then proceed to Zone C by the flags where you were dropped off on your outbound journey.



Your car will be stored in an on-airport car park that has 24 hour guarded security.




Disabled facilities

Assistance for disabled drivers and passengers is available. Please contact the provider for more information.


Additional information

Opening hours are 04:00 - 00:00 (midnight).

Pink Elephant charge £1.00 per person each way for transfers to and from the terminal. Children under 16 travel free.

You will be required to leave your keys.

There is a height restriction of 2.8m and vehicles must also fit into a standard sized parking space. Long wheel base vans and commercial vehicles are not accepted.


Previously known as

Pink Elephant Park & Refresh



Pink Elephant
Network House
Takeley Road
Bambers Green
CM22 6PF

Distance to airport

The car park is located just 1.2 miles from the terminal.

Transfers from airport

The transfer bus operates between 4am and midnight. Transfers to/from the terminal run on demand and cost 1.00 GBP each way per adult. Children under 16 travel free of charge.

Please note this car park does not operate between 00:00 - 04:00 between October and March. This does not apply on your return i.e. if your return flight is delayed/early.

Stansted Pink Elephant Park & Ride reviews

Our average review score for Stansted Pink Elephant Park & Ride is 3.8 from 86 reviews.

"Perfect only 3min from airport-shuttle departs and arrive promptly very smooth transit-thank you"

November 2, 2017

"Sat nav took me to the back of beyond! Once found all went well"

November 2, 2017

"Great parking"

November 1, 2017

"All went well except for the instructions to find the Pink Elephant park and Ride site - poorly worded instructions and badly signposted so allow extra time to find them."

October 29, 2017

"Nowhere was it written that we still had to pay 4 pounds for two for the transfer, it was not nice and waited for the transfer back is not 3 minutes as written but 20 minutes"

October 24, 2017