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Key Stats for Off-Airport Parking at IAD:

Cheapest: $5.00

Closest to Airport: Park and Travel

Fastest Shuttle Frequency: 30 minutes

Best Rating: 4.0

Directionsclick here for Google Maps.

On-site parking rates start at only $10 per day or $70 per week. (Rates quoted are the cheapest spots at IAD within the next 365 days.)

By reserving your self-parking, you'll guarantee yourself a space, save up to 70%, and receive a quick shuttle ride to the terminal to catch your flight on time.

ParkingAccess offers all the information you need; whether you're looking for a Park-and-Fly option, Valet, Short or Long-Term, Economy or Terminal Lots, or Covered or Uncovered spots, we ensure a good deal. Our customers rated their experience at IAD affordable and reliable.

SPECIAL: Park  for $1.00 ONLY for an entire week. How to book: Enter the dates you're dropping off and picking up your car. You will see a list of available facilities to get a convenient, reserved spot. If you see the SPECIAL $1.00 rate, book it fast. Please note that any search for more than seven days is not eligible for the $1.00 weekly rate.

Bonus: If you are visiting the Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C., and need to park your car, check out our complete guide to Capital One Arena Parking.

Car Park Options & Rates (Fees do not include sales taxes)

Options Daily Rate Directions
Economy Lot $10 Near the Dulles Access Road and Route 28 airport exits. Parking Shuttle Bus runs every 10 minutes. Handicap available.
Parking Garages 1 & 2 $19 Close to the Terminal. Easy access by pedestrian walkways or shuttle service. Handicap available.
Terminal Daily Lot $27 Directly across from the Terminal.
Terminal Hourly Lot $30 Directly across from the Terminal.
Handicap available.
Valet $35 In Departures Zone 3 on the Departures Level Curb. The drop-off spot is just a few steps away from the airport’s entrance.

Disabled Parking

You can find handicap spaces in the following lots:

  • Terminal Hourly Lot - In Rows 2 through 30; at the end of the row.
  • Garage 1 – On Level 1, Rows L and N.
  • Garage 2 - On Level 1, Row H; On Level 3, Rows B, C, and D.
  • Economy Parking - next to the shuttle stops.

All IAD shuttles are wheelchair accessible.

Veterans Parking Discounts - None found at this time.

Compare Cheap Deals

Many travelers are looking for a fast price quote for daily or weekly parking, so we have created a simple comparison table to help you find the best rate. The lots are sorted by price - the cheapest, best deals are at the top!

Parking / Hotel Daily Rate Weekly Rate
Best Western Inn Sterling $5 $35
Comfort Inn & Suites Airport Sterling $6 $42
Park and Travel $7 $49
TownePlace Suites by Marriott Dulles Sterling $7 $49
Holiday Inn Sterling $7 $49
Washington Dulles Marriott Suites $7.50 $40
Fairfield Inn by Marriott Dulles Airport $10 $70

*Hotel rates are for the Park and Fly service.

Hotels With Free Parking and Complimentary Shuttles

Offering free airport shuttles, the following hotels will drop you off and pick you up right outside the baggage claim. These hotels offer excellent benefits and modern amenities and have great guest reviews.

  • Westin Hotel Herndon - Heated Indoor Pool, Pet Friendly, WiFi Access $10/night
  • Candlewood Suites Herndon - Free WiFi, Exercise Room, Spacious Suites
  • Hyatt Place Hotel Herndon - Free Breakfast Buffet, Complimentary WiFi
  • Staybridge Suites Herndon - Free Shuttle to Some Tourist Attractions
  • Hyatt House Hotel Sterling - Outdoor Pool, Pet-Friendly, Free Internet Access

IAD Parking FAQs

  • How much does it cost to park?

The cheapest on-airport daily rate is $10, and the most affordable off-airport long-term location (Best Western Inn) offers daily rates from $5.

  • Does the airport offer free parking?

No, IAD does not offer free long-term spots, except in the Cell Phone Lot. You can park there while waiting for an arriving passenger.

  • Is there any cost if I'm picking up/dropping off someone?

No. IAD Airport offers a free Cell Phone Lot where meeters and greeters can park. Maximum waiting time is one hour, and you cannot leave the vehicle unattended.

  • Is there disabled parking, and is it free?

There are handicapped spaces in Economy Lot, Terminal Hourly Lot, and Garages 1 and 2. They are not free of charge; you can see the rates above.

  • How much is short-term parking going to cost?

The short-term rate for the Terminal Lot is $6 per hour.

  • Does the parking shuttle service run all night?

Yes! IAD shuttle service is provided 24 hours a day, so the shuttle drivers can take you to the terminal or your lot at any time.

  • Which self-parking option is the closest to the airport Terminal?

The Terminal Hourly/Daily Lot is the closest option; it is directly across from the Terminal.

  • How do I get to the Terminal from Parking Garage 1?

There is an underground pedestrian walkway that connects Garage 1 and the Terminal. Alternatively, you can use free shuttle buses with a sign "GARAGES” on them.

Airport Transportation Services

One of the cheapest and most convenient airport transport from IAD is shared-ride shuttles or vans. Super Shuttle provides dependable transportation, and it is even cheaper than Uber. So, if you need a ride from IAD to downtown, this is a great choice.

If you don't have much luggage, public transportation is the best solution. You can use the Silver Line Express Bus and get to the Metrorail Station for $5.

Washington DC City Guide

As the capital of the United States, Washington, D.C. is a densely populated city with a lot of interesting places, especially if you are into history and politics. The White House is usually the first thing that people think of when it comes to the U.S. capital, but there are many more buildings that you should know about - the Supreme Court, the National Mall, the United States Capitol, the Lincoln Memorial, the Smithsonian Museums, etc.

If you’re coming to Washington, D.C., and looking for entertainment, you should go to Dupont Circle - a very popular neighborhood. Visit dance clubs and bars at night or eclectic restaurants and coffee shops during the day. If you want to see some interesting performances, go to Ford's Theatre. There are some great tours you could take, such as the Lincoln Assassination Tour.

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