Cost of parking for an hour in Europe’s busiest airports

With the busiest period of the year fast approaching, people around the world will begin planning trips to see their friends and family celebrate special occasions such as Christmas.

And for many, this means planning how they will be dropped off as well as picked up from the airport. Once they arrive – the responsibility will undoubtedly fall to a family member or close friend. Given how busy this time of the year tends to be, finding parking at the airport can be problematic and to add to this, discovering how much an airport is actually charging can be a mind field.

Interested in airport parking, airport cab company Taxi2Airport.com has found out what it will cost for an hour of parking at the busiest airport in each of Europe’s 28 countries.

We have selected an hour of parking because it provides enough time to collect without rushing or being too cautious on time.

We have selected an hour of parking because it provides enough time to collect without rushing or being too cautious on time.

Cost of parking for an hour in Europe’s busiest airports

Taxi2Airport found that Stockholm-Arlanda Airport in Sweden has the most expensive parking for an hour at €9.28/£8.01.

Thereafter, Heathrow Airport in the UK has the next most costly charge for an hour of parking at €8.69/£7.50.

In the third position, parking at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport in France is €8.00/£6.90 for an hour.

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Further down – Helsinki Airport (Finland), Luxembourg Airport (Luxembourg) and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (Netherlands) all have the same pricing structure for an hour of parking.

On the lower end of pricing – Tallinn Airport (Estonia), Dublin Airport (Ireland) and Leonardo ds Vinci Airport (Italy) also all have the same rate for an hour of parking (€3.00/£2.59).

At the end of the table, Henri Coanda Airport in Romania has the cheapest rate for an hour of parking at a mere €1.26/£1.09. Whilst in neighboring Bulgaria, Sofia Airport has a similar charge at €1.53/£1.32 for an hour of parking.

When comparing the highest and lowest price for an hour of parking – the rate set by Stockholm-Arlanda Airport (Sweden – €9.28/£8.01) is seven times higher when compared to that of Henri Coanda Airport (Romania – €1.26/£1.09).

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