Last updated: 3/20/2020
Dulles Airport Parking
Washington Dulles Airport (IAD), mostly referred to as Dulles Airport, is located just 26 miles west of Washington D.C. With millions of travelers passing through each year, there’s a need for adequate parking. Book cheap parking through SpotHero. At SpotHero we guarantee you a parking spot so you can avoid full lots and high rates. Reserve your spot ahead of time by using the SpotHero app or website.
Cheap Dulles Airport Parking with SpotHero
Reserve your spot at a discounted rate with SpotHero. We save you money on parking near Dulles Airport. Parking through SpotHero at Dulles Airport is vastly self-park and valet. When browsing the selection of available spots, view the lot details to determine the type of parking. We make it easy to reserve your spot ahead of time. Simply input your dates and times of travel, select your spot, and book instantly!
New locations always become available so if you don't see a SpotHero IAD parking location today, be sure to check back before your next trip.
Dulles Airport Parking Rates
SpotHero Dulles Airport Parking
|Self Park Covered
||$6 - $10 Per Day
|Self Park Uncovered
||$6 - $12 Per Day
||$5 - $7 Per Day
Other Dulles Airport Parking
|Parking Garages 1 & 2
||$17 Per Day
||$25 Per Day
|Economy Parking Lot
||$10 Per Day
||$35 Per Day
Dulles Airport Map
Dulles Airport parking map will provide a visual representation of where the parking facilities are located at the airport.
Dulles Long-Term Parking
Purchase long-term parking at a discounted rate through SpotHero. SpotHero has a wide variety of long-term parking options that are cheap and convenient for travelers at Dulles Airport. Official on-airport parking lots fill up fast and have higher rates compared to off-airport parking. When you park with SpotHero, you save over money on parking. With multiple parking options to choose from, you are guaranteed to find the perfect spot. Avoid full lots and reserve your spot ahead of time through the SpotHero app or website.
Dulles Airport Parking Lots
Dulles Airport has five official parking options for travelers. These options vary in price and location. If you’re looking for a spot closer to your terminal entrance, the rate will be higher. Rates at IAD Airport range from $10-$35 per day. Compared to SpotHero rates, $5-$7 per day.
Parking Garages 1 & 2 at IAD
Parking Garages 1 & 2 are a covered parking option with an automated spot counting system that shows how many spots are available. Garage 1, located near the terminal entrance, has covered walkways and a free shuttle bus. Garage 2, located a short distance to the terminal entrance, has walkways and a free shuttle bus. There is no minimum or maximum limit on how long you can park in the garages. But, vehicles parking longer than 45 days need to be registered at the parking office so the vehicle isn't thought of as "abandoned." Parking Garage rates start at $6 per hour and have a daily maximum of $17 per day.
Economy Parking Lot at IAD
The Economy Parking Lot is located a further distance from the terminal entrance. This lot is divided in two by color, Blue Lot and Green Lot. A free shuttle bus picks-up and drops-off every 10 minutes. Travelers returning take the Blue or Green shuttle bus on the Ground Transportation Level. Blue Economy stops: 3, 5, 7, 9. Green Economy stops: 11, 14, 15, 16, 18. There is no minimum or maximum limit on how long you can park in the Economy Lot at IAD. But, vehicles parking longer than 45 days need to be registered at the parking office so the vehicle isn't thought of as "abandoned." Economy Parking Lot rate is $10 per day with no hourly rates.
Terminal Parking at IAD
The Terminal Parking Lot is located directly across from the terminal entrance. This self park lot is the most convenient at Dulles Airport. There’s an underground walkway to the terminal that travelers may use when parking here. There is no minimum or maximum limit on how long you can park in the Terminal Parking Lot. But, vehicles parking longer than 45 days need to be registered at the parking office so the vehicle isn't thought of as "abandoned." Terminal Parking rates start at $6 per hour and have a daily maximum of $25 per day.
Valet at IAD
Valet at Dulles Airport is located at the Departures Level Curb in Zone 3. Valet drop-off is located a short distance away from the Airport entrance, ticket airline counters, and TSA PreCheck entrance. Valet drop off is open from 4am to 10pm. When you return from your trip, text your ticket number to 703-214-4455 to have valet retrieve your car. Located in the Terminal Lot is the Valet Service Center, open 24 hours you can pick up your car after-hours. Come back to a clean car when you add a car care service. Valet parking rates start at $35 for the first day and day two and beyond is $10 per hour and a max rate of $35 for the day.
Dulles Airport Hotel Parking
Find great SpotHero parking deals at hotels near IAD Airport. There are several hotel parking options available through SpotHero. These include:
- Westin Washington Dulles
- Comfort Inn
- Aloft Hotels
- Hampton Inn
- Wingate by Wyndham
- DoubleTree Sterling
- Hyatt Regency Dulles Airport
- Hyatt Place
- Fairfield Inn & Suites Dulles
- Crowne Plaza Dulles Airport
- Holiday Inn Washington
Complimentary shuttles, valet, and other amenities are available at select hotels. Call and verify details with the hotel before arriving.
IAD Electric Vehicle Charging Stations
Dulles Airport is equipped with multiple car charging stations at their parking facilities. Park and charge your car in Garages 1 and 2. Garage 1 has five charging stations that serve five parking spots on Level 3 in Row H. Garage 2 has five charging stations for five parking spots on Level 1 in Row U and four stations serving 8 parking spots on Level 3. There is no extra parking fee for these charging spots.
Accessible Parking at Dulles Airport
All official Dulles Airport parking facilities have handicap parking. All cars parked in these designated spots must have a valid license or placard displayed. Failure to display a disabled placard or license plate will result in a ticket or towing of the car. The shuttle buses are equipped to accommodate wheelchairs. You can find these spots located in the following parking structures: Garage 1, Level 1 in rows L and N, Garage 2, Level 1 in row H and Level 3, rows B, C, and D, Terminal Lot in rows 2 through 30, and Economy Parking in the Blue Lot and Green Lot.
Dulles Airport Parking VS. Rideshare
Save time and money by determining if parking or rideshare is right for you. Start comparing your options by using our rideshare comparison chart. Compare the length of your trip and the driving distance to ATL Airport to find the best money saving option. It was found that travelers save money 80% of the time by parking at IAD.
Dulles Airport FAQs
How much does it cost to park at Dulles Airport?
Parking at Dulles Airport varies on parking duration and lot. Daily parking rates range from $10-$35. The hourly rate at Terminal Parking is $6 and $25 for 24 hours. Parking Garages 1 & 2 have an hourly rate of $6 and $17 per day. Economy Parking Lot does not have hourly rates and charges $10 per day. Valet parking charges $35 for the first day and $10 per hour starting the second and following days with a max daily rate of $35.
Is there free parking at Dulles Airport?
Official Dulles Airport parking facilities charge a rate. The only free lot is the cell phone lot however, the maximum wait time is 1 hour. The cell phone lot is intended for those waiting to pick-up passengers.
How much is hourly parking at IAD?
Hourly parking varies at each parking facility. Terminal Parking is $6 per hour, Parking Garages 1 & 2 are $6 per hour, the Economy Parking Lot does not have hourly rates, and Valet is $10 per hour on the second and following days of parking with Valet.
How early should you arrive at Dulles Airport?
For domestic flights, it's recommended you arrive 2 hours before your scheduled departure. For international flights, it's recommended you arrive 3 hours before your flight departure.
What if I lost my parking ticket?
If you lose your parking ticket, email email@example.com for assistance.