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Last updated: 3/31/2020

San Francisco Airport Parking

Along with Oakland Airport, San Francisco Airport (SFO) services the greater Bay Area. Make booking San Francisco Airport parking easier when you use SpotHero. Browse the selection of parking near SFO Airport via the SpotHero app, computer, or mobile device. New locations are frequently being added so if you don’t find the SFO Airport parking reservations you’re looking for today, be sure to check back again before your next trip out of San Francisco.


Cheap SFO Airport Parking with SpotHero

Find cheap San Francisco Airport parking when you use SpotHero. When you use SpotHero, we save you money on parking. SpotHero allows you to narrow down your search in order to find you the best spot that meets your travel needs. Reserve your SFO parking spot in advance, today and download the SpotHero Parking App to book instantly!


SFO Airport Parking Rates

SpotHero SFO Airport Parking


Park & Taxi/Rideshare (no shuttle) $10 Per Day
Self Park Uncovered $9 - $30 Per Day
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Valet Uncovered $8 - $18 Per Day
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Valet Covered $9 - $15 Per Day
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Hotel $9 - $15 Per Day
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*Estimates based on the cheapest rideshare option offered and does not include surge pricing. 



Other SFO Airport Parking


Domestic Garage $36 Per Day
International Garages A & G $36 Per Day
Long-Term Garages $18 Per Day
ParkVALET $45 Per Day


San Francisco Airport Parking Map

Coming soon!

A San Francisco Airport parking map will be coming soon. This map will allow you to see where the parking facilities are located in relation to terminal entrances.


SFO Long-Term Parking

Should you require long-term parking for your trip, SpotHero has you covered. Based on your parking dates and times, we’ll find you the best long-term parking spot at a discounted rate. There are several popular off-airport parking facilities to choose from through SpotHero. Such as, Anza Parking, Burlingame Airport Parking, Hotel Focus, Aloft SF Airport, and many more. Parking rates at these lots start as low as $9 per day. Avoid last minute parking and guarantee your spot ahead of time by reserving through SpotHero via app or website.  


SFO Airport Parking Lots

SFO Airport has an abundance of parking options for every traveler. Short-term and long-term parking options are available at various lots and garages. Along with paid parking, there are free lots available for drop-off and pick-up waiting. 


SFO Domestic Garage (Hourly)

The Domestic Parking Garage is meant for short-term travelers and passenger pick-up. The parking garage has 5 levels, each with tunnel access to the domestic terminals. There are color-coded parking sections that represent an airline. Rates for these spots are $36 per 24 hours and $2 every 15 minutes.


SFO International (Hourly)

SFO Airport has International Parking Garages A and G located at the International Terminal. All terminals are accessible from the International Parking Garage by utilizing the pedestrian walkways and the AirTrain. Rates for these spots are $36 per 24 hours and $2 for every 15 minutes. 


SFO Long-Term Garage

The Long-Term Parking Garage offers express entry and exit options and shuttle service that runs every 5 to 15 minutes. The pick-up shuttle location is at the center island at Terminals 1, 3, and International Terminal on the Departure Level. Rates for these spots are $18 per 24 hours and $2 every 15 minutes.



Valet service is available on all levels of the Domestic Parking Garage. Electric Vehicle charging is available with Valet. They also offer car care and laundering services. Valet is available 24/7. Rates for Valet start at $45 for the first 24 hours and $2 per 15 minutes after 24 hours. 


SFO Cell Phone Waiting Lot

SFO has a free Cell Phone Lot for those waiting to pick-up passengers from arrivals. Maximum waiting time is 60 minutes. This lot is located next to the Long-Term Garage. The lot is closed from 1am - 5am. Parking is first-come, first-serve. 


SFO Kiss & Fly

The Kiss & Fly lot is used for those dropping off passengers. This lot allows for an easy drop-off by avoiding congestion at the terminal entrances. The AirTrain’s Blue Line will take passengers to their designated terminal in minutes. Passengers on domestic flights can check their bags and get a boarding pass in the lobby of the Rental Car Center. 


San Francisco Airport Hotel Parking

You can reserve SFO Airport parking at numerous nearby hotels including but not limited to Hotel Focus, Aloft SF, Hilton San Francisco, and Red Roof Inn. This is typically for self park, not valet, but confirm with the hotel for details.  


San Francisco Airport Accessible Parking

Accessible parking spots are available at all airport parking facilities. The Domestic and International Garages have handicap spots located next to the elevator lobbies. The Long-Term Garage has handicap spots for standard and van vehicles located on the first floor. Vehicles must display a disabled placard or license plate.


SFO Electric Vehicle Parking (Plug-in)

Electric Vehicle Charging (EVC) stations are available in all SFO Garages. These include Long-Term Garage 1 & 2, International Garage G & A, and Domestic Garage G. The spots are labeled “Green Vehicle Parking”. Charging your vehicle is free of charge. There are Level 1 and 2 charging stations available. These spots are first-come, first-serve. For the Level 1 charge you have to have your own connection cable. 


SFO Parking VS. Rideshare Comparison

Compare and determine the money saving way to travel to San Francisco Airport. Our rideshare comparison chart will help you decide which option will save you money. Compare the length of your trip and the driving distance from SFO Airport. It was found that travelers savey money 80% of the time by parking at the airport.



San Francisco Airport FAQs


How much does it cost to park at SFO?

Parking rates at San Francisco Airport vary. The Domestic Garage rates are $36 per 24 hours and $2 per 15 minutes. International Garages A and G are $36 per 24 hours and $2 per 15 minutes. Long-Term Garages are $18 per 24 hours and $2 per 15 minutes. ParkVALET is $45 per 24 hours and $2 per 15 minutes after 24 hours. 


Is there free parking at SFO?

There are two free parking lots, however these lots are for drop-off and pick-up only. These lots are the Cell Phone Waiting Lot and the Kiss & Fly lot. The Cell Phone Waiting Lot at a 60 minute wait limit. 


How do you get to Long-Term parking at SFO?

There are multiple directions you can come from to get to the Long-Term parking Garage. From 280 North or South, you take Highway 380 East. You then Exit at South Airport Boulevard, turn right once you reach the end of the off-ramp, and turn right at the first traffic light into the garage. From the North, take 101 south, exit at San Bruno Ave./San Francisco Airport, take the San Bruno Ave. exit, then turn left at the traffic light and follow the signs that lead to the Long-Term parking garage, turn left on South Airport Boulevard, and finally turn left into the garage. Lastly, driving from the South, take 101 North, exit San Bruno Ave., turn right once you get to the end of the off-ramp, from there turn left on South Airport Boulevard, and then turn left into the garage. 


Should I park in short-term or long-term parking at SFO?

If you plan to park for less than 24-48 hours, short-term parking is ideal. If your trip is several days then long-term parking is ideal. 


Can I park my car at SFO for a week?

Yes, if you plan to park at SFO Airport for a week then long-term parking is where you want to park. The ideal long-term parking option can be found at the Long-Term Parking Garage.