Stansted Airport Meeting Instuctions

Stansted Airport Meeting Instructions

Instructions on Where to meet your Taxi driver (in Order to save money on parking)

Please double click on this link and open it and it in your phones navigation app and it will navigate you to the exact meeting spot,0.26335

 Your driver will meet you at the “Stansted Airport Express Set Down” on Floor 1 ”

The Signs within the building however confusingly refer to the Express set down as the “Free Set Down “ with the Signs inside the airport.
the “Free Set down “ is Also known as “ The Pickup and Drop Off point for normal cars” this is directly outside the main entrance of the Airport on floor 1.
(*Please do not confuse the Express set down with the “Taxi and Coach pick up drop off point” that is on Floor 0 or the Orange Car park)

Please note that you will need to either catch a lift / elevator to floor 1 as when you land and exit the plane you will normally land and be on floor 0 .


If you struggle to find the “Free Set Down “ / “Express Set Down please ask for assistance at the Information desk


Please contact your driver when your at the drop off point (You can also contact him on Vibr and Whatsapp) WE STRONGLY recommend you call him when your at the “Free Set Down “

In order to save you money on Parking (£3 to £10 Depending on how long it takes for your bags to arrive and or for you to get outside the Airport Building)
Please meet your driver @ what is known as the “Express Set down”
(The price for parking at the Express Set down will be £2 Provided you take no longer than 10 minutes) after which point the parking fee rapidly increases.

*We advise you contact the driver when your at the Express set down point so as to ensure you pay no more than £2 for parking as there is a 10 minute time limit before the parking fee increases rapidly.

How to get to the drop off point

  1. Catch a lift or elevator to the 1st floor (The highest floor of the building) Please note you will be on Floor 0 when you exit the plane
  2. Exit the main entrance (you should be able to see the sky and this view stansted_what_they_should_see[1]
  3. You will then see Different Zones out side the terminal ie Zone A ,Zone B , Zone C , Zone D and Zone E) please note (the Zones inside the Airport building are not the same as the zones outside the terminal)zone_d_view_from_man_entrance[1]zone_d[1]
  4. Contact your driver once you know what row you are on (i.e ie Zone A ,Zone B , Zone C , Zone D and Zone E)
  5. Your driver will be parked 1 mile away and will get to you in 5 to 8 minutes

Please call the Driver when you get your bags and are at the Express set down and are ready to leave the airport by using  the contact details above using your phone or a Payphone within the Airport Terminal building and your driver will Come to the “Express Set Down” (The Pickup Point) *

*It will take your driver around 5-8 mins to get to the Express set down as he is not allowed to wait within the Airport complex


Your driver is only allowed to wait at the “Express Down for 10 minutes before the parking fee increases rapidly .

So please call the driver and ask him to come and collect you once you are at the express down so you save money on Parking

Thank you and see you soon

Kindest Regards

Ecocars Bookings Team