Services at Durham Tees Valley Airport (MME)

Parking and car hire

Durham Tees Valley Airport (MME) has ample parking facilities including short-term, long-term and seasonal parking near to the terminal. Car parking is in high demand during the summer season and passengers are advised to pre-book their parking, which can be done on-line (website: or by telephone (tel: +44 870 733 0511).

Darlington, County Durham
Durham Tees Valley Airport Ltd
Time Zone
054°30'33"N 001°25'46"W

Passengers can pay for parking inside the airport terminal. There are four pay machines, two in the Arrivals Hall and two in the drop-off/pick-up car park. The machines take cash and credit cards for ease of payment.

Short-term parking:

passengers are able to park for up to four hours in the drop- off/pick-up car park adjacent to the passenger terminal. The first 15 minutes are free, after which parking rates apply.

Long-term parking:

long-term parking is available at the car park just a few yards from the terminal. Weekly parking fees can be booked ahead of time, with more reasonable rates than 'turn up and pay' rates. Bookings can be made online or by phone (tel: +44 870 733 0511). For those travellers using the airport parking on a regular basis, it makes sense to buy a seasonal parking ticket. Season tickets are valid for six months and offer unlimited access to the car park.

Drop-off and valet parking:

the drop-off point is located on the side of the passenger terminal building. Drivers simply get a ticket from the barrier from the drop-off/pick-up car park and park there up to four hours. The first 15 minutes are free. There are currently no valet parking services available at the airport.

Parking for special needs:

passengers with special needs wishing to park their vehicles at Durham Tees Valley Airport will find designated disabled persons' parking spaces in close proximity to the terminal. For special needs or assistance, passengers can contact the terminal ahead of time (tel: +44 1325 331072).

Car rental:

Durham Tees Valley Airport offers several car hire options from international car hire companies. 'Meet & Greet' services are available at the airport from Europcar (tel: +44 1325 333329), Avis (tel: +44 1325 332091) and Hertz (tel: +44 1325 332600). Passengers are advised to book car hire ahead of time to guarantee availability.

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