Low Cost Brescia Airport Parking


Brescia Airport forms part of an airport system in Italy, together with Verona Villafranca Airport, and handles around 200,000 passengers per year. These two airports are considered to be important gateways to Italy’s Lombardy region. Brescia Airport is located in Montichiari, and is therefore also well known as Montichiari Airport, approximately 20 km from the city of Brescia. It is also nearby Lake Garda and Lake Iseo, two popular holiday destinations. The airport may also be referred to as Gabriele d’Annunzio Airport, in honour of an Italian poet and nationalist who spent time in this area. There are various facilities at Brescia Airport, including parking areas for passengers with their own vehicles.

Passengers driving to Brescia Airport will find it easy to locate, and the parking areas easy to find as well. All areas at Brescia Airport are well signposted, and from the main exits to the airport there are ‘airport’ signs as well. The main exits off the major motorways from places like Milano, Venezia, Verona, Mantova, Trento, Piacenza and Cremona are marked as ‘Brescia Est Exit’ and ‘Manerbio Exit’. The parking areas are all within walking distance to the terminal building, and therefore do not require any form of extra shuttle bus or train transportation.

There is a total of around 600 parking spaces at Brescia Airport, and these spaces are divided into four parking areas. The areas are marked as P1, P2, P3 and P4. There is no specific long or short term parking areas at the airport, as all the areas fall under the same prices. Passengers can simply park where they feel it is most convenient for them. However, the parking area of P4 is dedicated for the use of airport employees only.

The parking rates vary depending on for how long you park your vehicle at Brescia Airport. Free parking is available for the first fifteen minutes; therefore you can collect arriving passengers without having to pay for parking, provided their flight is on schedule. Nowadays, at airports, arriving passengers must be collected from the parking lot, or short-stay parking area if there is one, and not from directly outside the terminal building. This rule is due to the increased security regulations at airport. However, passengers can be dropped off outside the terminal at Brescia Airport. Cars should stop here only long enough to offload passengers and their baggage, and should not be parked here or left unattended for any length of time. Most airports are very strict on this parking rule.

The parking areas of P1, P2 and P3 have the following parking rates. After the first free fifteen minutes there is a charge of 1.5 Euro for the first hour, 3.00 Euro for between one and two hours, and 4.00 Euro for parking between two and four hours. For parking between four and eight hours, there is a charge of 5.00 Euro, and for between eight and twelve hours, 6.00 Euro. Twelve to twenty-four hours will cost you 9.00 Euro, and after the first twenty-four hours and every subsequent day thereafter or fraction of hour, there is a charge of 7.00 Euro. After the third day of parking (every 12 hour or fraction of hour), motorists will pay 2.50 Euro. One week of parking at Brescia Airport will cost 42.00 Euro.

There are various points from where passengers can pay for their parking period at Brescia Airport. Within the terminal there is an automatic pay station as well as a manned pay station. Both of these pay points are located in the arrivals hall of the airport, and cash can be used for the payment. Manned pay stations are not usually open 24 hours a day, but the automatic machine is always available. Passengers who would like to use their credit card can pay at the exit of the parking areas. The following cards are accepted at the airport:  American Express, Visa, Diners Club, Visa Electron, MasterCard and Eurocard.

At some Italian airports the services of valet parking is available. This is a wonderful service for passengers who don’t have time to find parking, for business passengers or for families with young children who would prefer to get off at the terminal building’s entrance. You can find out if Brescia Airport offers this service by using the email address of informazioni@aeroportobrescia.it, or by phoning 030 965 65 15. Their fax number is 030 965 65 14. These contact details may also be used for any other parking enquiries you may have.

There is one terminal building at Brescia Airport, with various facilities for arriving and departing passengers. It is equipped with a few bars, restaurants and shopping outlets, a VIP Lounge, Lost and Found office, bank and ATM. It is also fully accessible for disabled passengers, and the parking areas have reserved spaces nearby the terminal for their use.

Staff at the information desk at Brescia Airport can also assist with any further airport enquiries. Most passengers arriving by motorcar at Brescia Airport find the parking facilities to adequately suit their needs.