Purple Parking Park and Ride T5
Transfers Transfers take 10-12 minutes and run every 20 from 3.45am to midnight.
Larger or commercial vehicle? The car park has changed its terms and conditions meaning that some larger vehicles are no longer accepted. Please read below for full details on whether the car park will accept your vehicle.
Purple Parking is the closest off-airport car park at Heathrow, and it's one of the best priced. Plus it takes no longer than 15 minutes to reach the terminal on the regular shuttle bus, which is included in the price.
Need to know:
Purple Parking is a great, affordable option, with plenty of security to ensure your car is safe while you're away.
When you arrive just park in one of the arrivals bays and check your car in at reception. You'll need to leave your keys with them so your car can be moved to the secured area of the car park.
Catch the bus to your the terminal from outside reception. It only takes 10-15 minutes and runs every 15-20 minutes from 3.45am to midnight. Plus it's included in the price.
When you return catch the bus back to Purple Parking from bus stop 30, pick up your car and head back home.
Electric vehicle charging
The car park has one Type 2 charge point available on the Polar network.You must be a member of the Polar network and you must plug your vehicle in yourself.
The car park is fully accessible for customers with limited mobility.
The car park is secured by:
- Perimeter fencing
- Entry and exit barriers
- Park Mark award
The small print:
If you're planning on returning early try and give the car park as much notice as possible so they can have your car ready for you.
Staff are at the car park 24/7, so if you arrive between 01:00 and 03:45 your car can be released.
Please note Purple Parking Park and Ride cannot accept:
- Commercial vehicles of any variant.
- Medium paneled or windowed vans such as a VW Transporter, VW Caddy, Ford Transit or short wheel based vehicles of any description.
- Large paneled or windowed vans such as a Mercedes Sprinter, VW Crafter, Renault Master, Ford Transit or long wheel based vehicles of any description.
- All variants of mini buses.
- Any vehicles with a height of over 2.15m.
- Failure to comply to the above, you will be charged an additional £25 per day.
If your car is parked for over 16 days it may be moved to Purple Parking's alternative secured site nearby.
Any extra days' parking is £10 per day, payment by card.
You will receive a booking voucher containing the car park's address and telephone number, along with any relevant instructions and directions, upon confirming your reservation.
To view the location of the car park, please see the map on the website.
- Perimeter Fence
- Shuttle bus
10 - 15 mins
Tuesday, February 4, 2020
You cancelled my original booking less than 24 hours before I was due to travel - no proper explanation or apology! Very poor customer care. Thankfully, the replacement company, Purple Parking were excellent.