Denver (DEN) International Airport Parking Guide
The Denver International Airport (also known as DIA) services the Denver, Colorado region. It is located 25 miles northeast of downtown Denver and is the largest airport in the United States.
There is also abundant parking. Drivers can choose from eight on-airport parking options, and a few off-site lots and garages near the airport.
This guide is designed to help you find the best parking option depending on what matters most to you. Read on for parking rates, details on short and long term options, maps, tips, and links to other resources.
DEN/DIA Quick Facts:
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DEN/DIA Parking Maps
SpotHero DEN/DIA Parking Map: Book parking from SpotHero
Official Parking Map for DEN
All Parking Near DEN Map: click on the icons to show the parking garage name and website links
Denver Airport Parking Rates & Options
Parking at the Denver airport costs from $3 for an hour in the East or West Garage to $33 per day for valet parking. See below for a full set of short and long-term parking prices and options at Denver Airport.
Short-Term DEN Parking
The Denver Airport provides both Hourly and Daily Parking areas near the terminals. The East and West Parking Garages are located on either side of the Jeppesen Terminal. If you are simply picking someone up or dropping them off here, the Hourly Parking is the perfect option, however if you need overnight parking, you should opt for either the Shuttle Parking or Economy Parking areas. See below for short-term parking rates.
Hourly Parking (Short Term East and West) Rate Per hour $4 Per day $96 Garage East and Garage West Rate Per Hour $3 Per Day $24 Valet (Garage East and West) Rate First hour $12 Per additional hour $3 Per day $33
Long-Term DEN Parking
There are three options for long-term parking at Denver Airport: the Economy Parking Lots, Pikes Peak Lot, and Mt. Elbert Lot. The West Economy Parking Lot is situated just west of the West Garage. The East Economy Parking Lot is just east of the East Garage. Mt. Elbert Parking Lot is south of Jeppesen Terminal and Pikes Peak Lot is east of the Mt. Elbert Lot.
All long-term parking options offer free shuttle service. If you’d prefer to not park in Economy Parking, check Pikes Peak before Mt. Elbert, as Mt. Elbert is technically the overflow lot and only opens when Pikes Peak is full. When returning from your trip, look for shuttle signs indicating which lot they are going to so you can get back to your car.
Economy Parking (Economy East and West) Rate Per hour $3 Per day $13 Shuttle Parking (Pikes Peak and Mt. Elbert) Rate Per hour $2 Per day $8
DEN/DIA Parking Resources, Discounts and Coupons
Parking at or near Denver Airport can be expensive, especially if you’re parking for several days. Here are some ideas to find the best rates, discounts, and coupons to make it more affordable.
Official Airport Parking Page: Find official airport information like rates, live availability and news. The airport site links to information on the airport, flights, and passengers.
Denver Airport +Flight Tracker: This mobile app offers flight tracking, terminal maps, parking and more. You can even use it for check-in, baggage, finding food, and booking alternate flights. This app is available only for Android.
DIA Parking App: The DIA Parking app provides real-time availability status for parking at Denver International Airport, along with maps and directions for each of the parking lots. It even allows you to check road conditions and security wait times. This app is available only for Android.
Groupon: Some garages near DIA participate in Groupons, this could be useful if you’re looking to save on parking.
Global Airport Parking: This airport parking search engine allows you to search for available parking and compare rates. Simply enter the time frame in which you will need to park and you will receive a list of available parking options and their rates, along with an interactive map.
About Airport Parking: An easy to use airport parking search engine and app, About Airport Parking lets you compare rates on available airport parking. Choose your airport, enter the time during which you will need to park, and you will receive a list of results, sorted by price. You can choose other options such as valet or self park and also opt for additional services, such as car wash and mechanical services.
Airport Parking Reservations: Another simple airport parking search engine and app (iPhone only), which allows you to compare rates on parking by the airport and time frame in which you will need to park. After entering your criteria, search results are returned with several options, including hotel parking.
Airport Parking Connection: Much like the other sites, this airport parking search engine allows you to shop for parking by airport and when you will need to park. This site also allows you to search with other criteria, such as valet or self-park. The results will include several available options, which are you can sort by price, rate, and distance, and also includes an interactive map.
FlySmart: FlySmart is like having your own personal airport concierge. You have access to real-time flight information and parking lot availability. The app also includes other functionalities, such as itinerary management. This app is available for iPhone, Android, and Blackberry.
Denver Airport Parking Companies Near the Airport
Canopy Airport Parking: Canopy Airport Parking is the affordable choice for premier Denver airport parking and offers open-air self-park, covered self-park, and indoor valet. Canopy is open 24/7/365, and all customers enjoy carside to curbside service. Canopy is LEED Gold Certified, and is the first airport parking facility to be Green Garage Certified, so when you travel out of DIA, you can park proud. Discounts and rewards programs are available.
USA Airport Parking: Situated just north of Peña Boulevard, this 24 hour secured facility offers valet, covered and open air parking. They even direct you to an open space, so you don’t have to search. The complimentary shuttle will pick you up and drop you off right at your car, running every 7-10 minutes to and from the airport terminal. Corporate discounts, frequent parker, and travel agent discounts available.
WallyPark: This 24/7 parking facility offers uncovered valet and self-service parking. The shuttle runs every 5 minutes and takes you from your car to the terminal. Car wash and detailing service, as well luggage assistance available. Extra goodies include complimentary USA Today and bottled water. There’s even a WallyClub Frequent Parker program for extra discounted rates.
The Parking Spot: This 24 hour lot offers open air parking and convenient shuttle service to Denver International Airport. Shuttle service runs every 5-7 minutes. Extras include complimentary paper and chilled bottle water.
Denver Airport Hotel Parking Shuttle Service Included
Many people are discovering the wondrous luxury that is Park, Stay, and Fly packages offered by many hotels. These deals allow you to stay at the hotel the night before your flight and take the complimentary shuttle to the airport, while leaving your car parked at the hotel. The following hotels offer Park, Stay, and Fly packages, along with complimentary shuttle to the airport. Call the hotel ahead of time to ensure availability and rates, as they can change at any time.
Towne Place Suites Marriott
Address: 4100 N. Kittredge St., Denver
Distance from DIA/DEN: 12.3 miles
Phone Number: 303-373-4243
Daily Rate: $6.50
Days Inn & Suites Aurora – Denver International Airport DEN
Address: 16921 E. 32nd Ave., Aurora
Distance from DIA/DEN: 11.6 miles
Phone Number: 303-367-5000
Daily Rate: $6.00
Address: 15900 E. 40th Ave, Aurora
Distance from DIA/DEN: 9 miles
Phone Number: 303-373-1616
Daily Rate: $5.00
Best Western Plus
Address: 7020 Tower Road, Denver
Distance from DIA/DEN: 6 miles
Phone Number: 303-373-1600
Daily Rate: $7.50
Crowne Plaza Denver Airport Convention Ctr.
Address: 15500 East 40th Avenue Denver
Distance from DIA/DEN: 11 miles
Phone Number: 303-371-9494
Daily Rate: Free
Denver Airport Marriott
Address: 16455 E 40th Circle, Aurora
Distance from DIA/DEN: 9 miles
Phone Number: 303-371-4333
Daily Rate: $16.43
Denver Airport Parking Tips
- In-advance parking reservations can be made for the East and West Parking Garages. It’s $4 when you make the reservation and then an additional $24 per day, which is collected when you exit the garage. Click here to reserve.
- The DWI parking website has a “remember where I parked” feature where you can record your parking location so you know where to go upon your return.
- Call (303) 342-4650 for assistance with jump starts, tire inflations, help finding your car, and retrieving your keys if you lock them in the car.
- The DWI parking website also has a parking fee estimator. Simply enter the dates and times you need parking at it will tell you how much it will cost to park in any of the on-airport parking locations. Click here for an estimation.