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Last Updated: 02/17/2020

LAX Parking

Los Angeles International Airport, widely known as LAX, services Los Angeles, California and the surrounding cities. LAX has a high volume of travelers each day. The high volume requires adequate parking on and off-airport.

Being one of the busiest airports in the world, planning ahead is necessary. LAX on-airport parking is based on a first-come, first-serve basis and fills up quickly. Also, parking reservations are not offered at any of LAX’s parking garages or lots. However, SpotHero will guarantee you a spot ahead of time that's affordable and convenient. 


Cheap LAX Parking with SpotHero 

SpotHero offers cheap parking near LAX. We will help you save money when you park with us at nearby LAX parking lots. Put in your dates and times of travel and we'll find convenient and affordable parking for you near Los Angeles Airport. SpotHero has several parking options to choose from when making your decision. Choose from self park, valet, covered lots, uncovered lots, or hotel parking. Make LAX parking easy and guarantee your spot in advance by using SpotHero via app or website. 


LAX Parking Rates

SpotHero LAX Airport Parking


Park & Rideshare/Taxi (no shuttle) $4 - $14 Per Day - Book Now
Self Park $10 - $25 Per Day - Book Now
Valet $4 - $31 Per Day - Book Now
Covered $4 - $31 Per Day - Book Now
Uncovered $4 - $25 Per Day - Book Now
Hotel $4 - $17 Per Day - Book Now

 * Estimates based on cheapest rideshare option offered and does not include surge pricing


Other LAX Airport Parking


Central Terminal Garages $40 Per Day
Economy Lot E $12 Per Day


LAX Airport Map

Coming soon!

The LAX Airport map will give you a visual of where official parking lots and garages are located.  


LAX Parking Deals

SpotHero finds you the cheapest deal when searching for a parking spot. We partner with operators to guarantee a parking spot for you at a discounted price. SpotHero will provide you with the best rates, discounts, and coupons to make parking more affordable. Take the stress out of parking by reserving your spot in advance on our app or website. Simply enter your travel dates and times, browse our selection of parking, and choose the spot that best meets your parking needs. 


LAX Long-Term Parking

Parking for extended trips can lead to high parking costs. However, SpotHero will find you the cheapest and most convenient long-term parking spot for your travel needs. Use SpotHero to guarantee a long-term parking spot by reserving your spot, today. Conveniently input the dates and times of your trip to view LAX parking spots and rates.


Other LAX Airport Parking Lots


Lot C is closed, effective April 1, 2019. Alternative parking is available in Economy Lot E.


LAX Central Terminal Area (CTA) Parking Garages 

The CTA has about 8,000 parking spots at 8 parking garages (P-1, P-2, P-2B, P-3, P-4, P-5, P-6, P-7). If you require long-term parking, CTA garages are available for overnight trips and extended stay and are located a short distance from Terminals 1-8. 

Short-term parking is also available at CTA garages and allows for drop-off and pick-up of passengers. Parking here is free for the first 15 minutes. 


LAX Economy Lot E

Parking in Economy Lot E, located just east of LAX Airport, is now available as Lot C is now officially closed. Lot E is the budget friendly option when parking at LAX. Short-term and long-term parking are available in this lot and is a first-come, first-serve basis. Since Lot E is a farther distance from LAX, a free shuttle is offered to and from the terminal entrances.


LAX Hotel Parking

Airport parking is available at various hotels near LAX. Park at nearby hotels like the Hilton, Marriott, Hyatt Regency, Renaissance, Sheraton, and Westin. Depending on the hotel, covered and uncovered parking is available. 



LAX-it (pronounced LA Exit) is LAX’s new rideshare and taxi experience. Getting to LAX-it is a shuttle or short walk away from finding your Taxi, LYFT, Opoli, or Uber. The LAX-it shuttle picks up outside baggage claim on level one and runs every 3-5 minutes.


LAX Handicap Parking

Handicap spaces are available on a first-come, first-serve basis at Economy Lot E and all CTA garages. Accessible parking spots in the CTA garages are located near an elevator, arrivals, or departures. A handicap placard must be displayed when parking in these spots. The same rates apply to handicap parking spaces. 


LAX Electric Vehicle Parking

Electric vehicle charging stations are available at CTA garages on the first level of parking garages P-1, P-6, and P-7. P-1 has twenty Level II charging spots and two level III fast charging spots. P-6 has twenty Level II charging stations. P-7 has eighteen Level II charging spots. All electric charging spots are first-come, first-serve. You can leave your vehicle in these spots (plugged in) until you return.


LAX Parking VS. Rideshare Comparison Chart

Can't decide between parking at LAX or using rideshare? Our rideshare comparison chart will help you decide which option is the best money saver. Compare the length of your trip and the driving distance from LAX Airport to determine your choice of transportation.

parking vs rideshare at lax airport


LAX Airport Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


Do you have to pay a rate for CTA parking?

Yes, there is a fee for parking at the CTA garages. There's a $40 per day rate when parking at the CTA garages. Find affordable and convenient off-airport parking by using SpotHero.


How long can you park at the CTA?

The longest you can park at LAX is a maximum of 30 days. You can request an extension by contacting ABM Parking at 310-646-2911.


Is motorcycle parking free?

Motorcycles park for free at a maximum of 30 days. Motorcycles do not take a ticket when entering the parking structure. Motorcycles must drive around the gate arm and park in a designated area for motorcycles.


What do I do if I lose my ticket?

If a ticket has been lost, the minimum amount paid is $40, suggesting the vehicle was not parked for more than 1 day. If the vehicle was parked for more than 1 day then they will be charged for each day parked plus a $40 fee for a lost ticket. Nightly inventory is performed daily on parked vehicles.


Will I get a refund if I find my lost ticket?

Yes, you will get a refund if you find your lost ticket. Mail your ticket and the original receipt to Los Angeles World Airports, Parking Services P.O. Box 92216, Los Angeles, CA 90009-2216.


Is there monthly parking?

No, there is no monthly parking. All official LAX Airport parking structures are first-come, first-serve.


Is there valet service?

No, there is no valet service or metered parking available at official LAX parking facilities.


Are there electric vehicle charging stations in the CTA?

Yes, they are available on the first level of parking structures P-1, P-6, and P-7. P-1 has twenty Level II charging spots and two level III fast charging spots. P-6 has twenty Level II charging stations. P-7 has eighteen Level II charging spots. All electric charging spots are first-come, first-serve. You can leave your vehicle plugged in until you return.


Where is Economy Lot E?

Economy Lot E is located just east of LAX Airport at 5455 W. 111th Street. Lot E has replaced Lot C as it is now officially closed. 


How long is the wait for a shuttle?

The shuttle at LAX is free of charge and runs every 15 minutes 24/7.


How much is the shuttle?

The shuttle is free of charge and runs every 15 minutes. 


Where does the shuttle pick-up and drop-off at LAX?

Pick-up and drop-off shuttle stops are located at the Pink Shuttle Zone of each terminal on the arrivals level.


Are there electric vehicle charging stations in Lot E?

No, there are no electric vehicle charging stations located in Lot E. You can find EV parking at the CTA garages on the first level of garages P-1, P-6, and P-7.