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Meteor T5 - Heathrow

Meteor offers a stellar meet and greet service â€' simply drop your car off at Short Stay and then you're on your way.
Hand Shake
Meet and Greet
Flight Take Off
Terminal served
EV Station
Electric Charging
Not Available
Keep your Keys
No, your car is parked for you

What to expect

When you arrive at Meteor T5

The earliest time your car can be picked up is 05:00.

If you are using a satnav please use the postcode TW6 2GA.

Directions to terminal 5:
- Follow signs for Short Stay Passenger pick-up and drive up the ramp towards departures.
- Turn right, where you see the sign for Short Stay.
- Head up the ramp and drive under the yellow height restriction barrier on the right hand side.
- Keep left and follow the signs for Level 4 / P - Off Airport.
- Drive through the camera tunnel on the left hand side.
- Take a ticket at the entrance barrier and follow the arrows and P - Off Airport signs upto rows R & S. - Park in one of the Off Airport Meet and Greet bays, opposite the lifts.
- Lock your car and give the keys and parking ticket to the Handover Captain, who will be waiting for you at the grey desk in the lift area.

Please do not park in Disabled, Brown Badge or Unpaid ticket bays, as Purple Parking will not be held responsible for any tickets issued.

On your return to Heathrow

Once you've collected your luggage, leave the terminal at the red exit past Café Nero. When you get outside, take the lift to the Level 4, Row S Short Stay car park. Once you're back at the car park, head back to the grey desk to pick up your keys and you're free to drive home.

If you arrive on an earlier flight than the one you booked, you'll need to call 02088 674 618 otherwise you won't get your car back.

Important Information

The car park is closed for arrivals between 00:00 and 05:00.

There's a car height limit of 2.15m at Heathrow airport so the car park won't be able to take any cars bigger than this.
If you change your return flight, make sure you tell the car park the new flight number as soon as possible, otherwise there may be a delay in getting your car back to you.

If you are using a sat nav use postcode TW6 2GA for Terminal 5.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is there a maximum car size?
    There's a car height limit of 2.15m at Heathrow airport so the car park won't be able to take any cars bigger than this.
  • What security measures are in place?
    The car park has regular 24-hour patrols and secured fences. It's also been awarded the Park Mark by the police for its security.