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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 Denver 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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Denver International Airport Online Parking Reservations

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

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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. Please note that these parking rates are subject to change by the airport at any time.

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.

Long term parking at Pikes Peak and Mt. Elbert lots costs $8 per day. You can also park at private off-site garages and lots for just $7.

Off-Site Long Term Parking w/ shuttle Rate
Economy Parking (Economy East and West) Rate
Per day $17
Shuttle Parking (Pikes Peak and Mt. Elbert) Rate
Per day $8

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.

Garage (East and West) Rate 
Per hour $5
Per day $28
Economy (East and West) Rate
Per Hour $5
Per Day $17
Valet (Garage East and West) Rate
First hour $16
Per additional hour $4
Per day $35

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DIA Parking Map

Official Parking Map for DEN
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Denver International Airport 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.

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

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.

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.

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Denver Airport Parking Companies Near the Airport

The Parking Spot – Denver Airport: This national airport parking company offers open air parking and convenient shuttle service to Denver International Airport. The Parking Spot DEN‘s Shuttle service runs to and from Denver Airport every 5-7 minutes. Extras include complimentary paper and chilled bottle water.

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.

Fine Airport Parking: The newest premier parking service at DIA, Fine Airport Parking offers all parking options and a multitude of amenities, including a car detailing, bottled water, and more. Shuttle service is complimentary and runs every 7-10 minutes, 24 hours a day.

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.

Canopy Airport Parking: Canopy is open 24/7/365, and customers can 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.

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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

EconoLodge 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: $5

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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.
  • The DEN 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 DEN 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.