Christchurch International Airport Parking

For those who may need to park their car in Christchurch Airport parking facilities, these are the zones where the parking lots are located in and the main features of every single one of them:

Long Stay


- Long Stay Car Park: It is located at 5 minutes’ walk from the main terminal and close to the International Arrivals and the check-in hall. It is covered and has a 24 hours’ surveillance.

- EconoPark: It is the best option to leave your car parked from 3 days. It is located far from the main terminal, that is the reason why it is linked by the Airport Hopper free bus. You can get to the main terminal in 10 minutes from the EconoPark. It has parking spaces for disabled passengers.

Short Stay

- Short Stay Car Park: It is located at 3 minutes’ walk from the main terminal through a covered walkway. The suitable option for short trips and meet and farewell passengers. It has parking spaces for disabled passengers.

- Express Park: It is the closest car parkin to the check-in hall (1-minute walk). It is a three-level undercovered car park with 24 hours’ surveillance. It is the suitable car park for pick up and drop off options.

Craddocks Car Storage: It is located at 2 minutes from the main terminal. It is an indoor and outdoor surveyed parking lot. You can take the shutter bus to get to the main terminal under request.


Pick up & Drop off

To pick up or drop off passengers, you can park your car at The Loop. It is located at the pick up and drop off area at ground level of the main terminal.

Transfer between the parking lots and the Airport Terminal

There is a free transfer bus that connect the main terminal to the Econopark and Craddocks parking lots. It is the Airport Hopper free bus. The shuttle bus departs every 15 minutes and it only takes 10 minutes. Ride it outside the International Arrivals. Opening hours: From 06:07 am to 00:07 am.