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Washington DC Parking

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Book the best DC parking near all your favorite destinations with the help of SpotHero. With so many sights to see, you won't want to waste a minute searching for Washington DC parking. Use SpotHero to book parking in DC, with great rates and availability offered at a wide variety of locations.

The bustling city is home to some of the most prominent government buildings in the country, including the White House, the national Capitol building, and the Pentagon. With a rich history of government, DC is home to many historical archives and museums, such as the infamous Smithsonian and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. The city is home to thousands of politicians but attracts nearly 22 million visitors a year looking to explore our nation’s capital.

The residents of DC live in walkable neighborhoods with busy pubs, upscale boutiques, and historic theatres. The Metro system makes it easy to get around the city, although many residents choose to drive and park their cars around the city. Whether you’re a long-time DC resident or just exploring for a weekend, book your parking in advance and spend more time doing and less time parking. If you're not sure where to park in DC, you can browse the map or input your desired destination and book a spot instantly!

Looking for parking at the airport? Book a spot at DCA or Dulles.

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Washington DC Parking Rates

Parking TypeSpotHero Average Price Offered
Commuter Parking$15 - $23
Weekend Parking$13 - $25
Event Parking$17 - $40
Overnight Parking$21 - $40

Popular Destinations

Capitol BuildingCapitol HillCherry Blossom FestivalJefferson MemorialLincoln MemorialMuseum of the BibleSmithsonianWashington MonumentWhite House

DC Airport Parking

Washington DC is home to two major international airports: Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD). Book a parking spot now and save time at the airport! SpotHero finds and lists some of the best rates found at nearby hotels and lots, oftentimes with free shuttles right to your terminal! You can find tons of options to suit your needs, from long-term parking garages to valet, you’re sure to find an affordable airport spot perfect for you.

DC Event Parking

DC hosts many events such as the Cherry Blossom Festival and the White House Easter Egg Roll. To book parking for an event, simply search for the venue, select an event from the list, and search for parking spots nearby!

Washington DC is home to the Nationals, Capitals, Wizards, Washington Commanders, and D.C. United. Avoid expensive official venue parking prices by booking a spot in advance with SpotHero!


Is there free parking in Washington DC?

Yes, you can find free parking in DC! The city offers free street parking on Sundays, major holidays, and in some areas, free overnight parking after 6:30 p.m. Check out the SpotHero Blog for 4 Ways To Get Free Parking in DC.

How much does it cost to park in Washington DC?

Most street parking rates cost $2.30/hour in both premium and normal demand zones citywide.

Where do you park when visiting Washington DC?

Facilities with excellent ratings facilities on SpotHero in Washington DC are:

Is it hard to park in Washington DC?

Street parking in Washington DC is relatively easy to find in residential neighborhoods, however it gets more tricky to find near the national monuments and memorials. Explore your parking options before you leave to see if there are any parking options located near your destination.

Can you park on the street in DC?

Yes, you can park on the street in DC. Meters cost $2.30 per hour and are enforced Monday - Saturday from 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Where can I park at the National Mall?

There is extremely limited street parking around the National Mall. The official National Mall website recommends checking out parking garages available downtown. Check out all parking around the National Mall on SpotHero!

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