airport parking guides

Cleveland Hopkins International Airport services the greater Cleveland, Ohio region. It is located approximately nine miles southwest of downtown Cleveland and services more than 9.5 million passengers annually.

The airport offers a wide variety of parking options. Drivers can choose from six on-airport parking options, and several off-site Cleveland airport parking 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.

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Cleveland Airport Online Parking Reservations

Explore parking options near CLE Airport and use SpotHero to make a reservation

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Cleveland Airport Parking Rates & Options

Parking at Cleveland Hopkins Airport costs from $5 for an hour (first 3 hours) in the CLE Smart Parking Garage to $30 per day for Curbside Valet. See below for a full set of short and long-term parking prices and options at Cleveland Airport. Please note that these parking rates are subject to change by the airport at any time.

Long-Term CLE Parking

There are six options for long-term parking at Cleveland Hopkins Airport. On-site options include the CLE Smart Parking Garage, Red Lot, Blue Lot, Orange Lot, Brown Lot and Curbside Valet. The CLE Smart Parking Garage is the most technologically advanced parking option, offering a parking guidance system to available spaces and a skywalk directly to the terminal. Remote Parking is often a cost efficient option when parking at the airport and Cleveland Airport is no exception, with the Brown Lot being the furthest parking from the terminal. Parking at this location is $11 per day, but requires a shuttle to get to the terminal.

Off-Site w/ ShuttleRate
 1 day – BOOK NOW! $8
CLE Smart Parking GarageRate
1 day – covered$20
Red LotRate
1 day – uncovered $18
Blue LotRate
1 day – uncovered$16
Orange LotRate
1 day – uncovered $15
Brown LotRate
1 day – uncovered$11
Curbside ValetRate
1 day$30

Short-Term CLE Parking

If you are simply picking someone up or dropping them off at Cleveland Hopkins Airport, the airport only offers two options with hourly rates – CLE Smart Parking Garage and Curbside Valet. All other parking options charge by the day regardless of how long you are in the lot.

CLE Smart Parking GarageRate 
1 hour$5
2 hours$10
3 hours$15
3 – 24 hours$20
Curbside ValetRate
0 – 30 minutes$9
31 – 60 minutes$12
1 – 3 hours$15
3 – 24 hours $30

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Cleveland Airport Parking Maps

Official Parking Map for CLE

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Cleveland Airport Parking Resources, Discounts and Coupons

Parking at or near CLE 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.

SpotHero: SpotHero sells extra inventory from parking operators near CLE, often at a discounted rate. In addition to their website, there’s also an app available for Android and iPhone.

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.

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Cleveland Airport Parking Companies

2 Birds Shuttle & Detail – Operating since 2014, this off-site parking company offers competitive rates, auto detailing options and friendly service. A free shuttle service is available on-demand to and from CLE 24/7 and is just a short 5 minute ride away from the terminal.

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Cleveland Airport Hotel Parking with Shuttle Service

Another option is to park at hotels nearby to save on parking. Be sure to verify the timing and rates with the hotel ahead of time, especially if you plan to leave your car long term. Each hotel below also provides complimentary Cleveland airport shuttle service.

Cleveland Airport Marriott Address: 4277 West 150th Street, Cleveland, OH 44135 Rate: $8/day

Holiday Inn Strongville Address: 15471 Royalton Rd, Strongsville, OH 44136 Rate: $12/day

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Cleveland Airport Parking Tips

  • CLE Digital Parking Guidance System: Keep an eye out for CLE’s digital parking guidance system, which lets you know how many spots are available on each row in the CLE Smart Parking Garage.