Express Red Long Term Car Park

M1: follow signs for the airport and, at the main airport roundabout, follow signs for R132 Airport and the Long Term Red Car Park. Proceed to the main set of traffic lights and turn left. The entrance to the car park is clearly signposted.

M50: follow signs for the airport, proceed to the M1 and follow directions as above.

Transfer time to terminal
Allow up to 40 minutes in normal traffic conditions to access and find parking, unload & transfer to either Terminal.

Shuttle bus schedule
Courtesy buses run at 10 min. intervals, 4.00am to 1.00am & at 20 min. intervals, 1.00am to 4.00am.

Transfer from car park to terminal
Courtesy shuttle buses run 24 hours every day except Christmas Day. In normal traffic conditions transfer time from pickup in the car park to arrival at Terminal 1 or Terminal 2 is approx. 6 minutes.

Transfer from terminal to car park
Car park shuttle buses operate from the pick up point located adjacent to Terminal 1 (Zone 9).

Entry procedure
Drive to the Long Term Red Car Park entry. Your licence plate will be read. No ticket will issue. If the barrier stays down insert the card used to make the booking. Drive in and follow the signs.

Exit procedure
Your licence plate will be read at car park exit. If barrier stays down insert the same card used to make the booking. Any overstay fees will require you to insert credit/Laser card at the exit and will be charged at the drive-up rate.

Security measures
Motorists must secure their own vehicles and contents before departing car park for the terminal.

Facilities for Blue Badge holders
Refer to section on reduced mobility on

Additional services provided
A limited 24-hour breakdown service is available in the car park. Contact details are sign-posted.

Minimum stay for pre-booking
The minimum stay for pre-booking in the Long Term Red Car Park is 1 day (24 hours).

Height restrictions
There are no height restrictions in the Long Term Red Car Park.

Car and trailer information
Trailers towed behind a vehicle may not enter or park in the Long Term Red car park.

Additional information