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Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood (FLL) Airport Parking Guide

The Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Airport services the Fort Lauderdale, Florida region. It is located 21 miles north of Miami and three miles southwest of downtown Fort Lauderdale. The airport is near cruise line terminals at Port Everglades and is popular among tourists bound for the Caribbean.

There is also abundant parking. Drivers can choose from four on-airport parking options, and several off-site Fort Lauderdale 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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Fort Lauderdale Airport Online Parking Reservations

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

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Fort Lauderdale Airport Parking Rates & Options

There are more than 12,000 parking spaces on-site at the Fort Lauderdale Airport parking complex, split between the Palm and Hibiscus garages. The complex recently underwent a multi-million dollar initiative to make parking easier through increased technology. Parking at the Fort Lauderdale airport costs from $3 for hourly parking to $25 per day for valet. See below for a full set of short and long-term parking prices and options at Fort Lauderdale Airport. Please note that these parking rates are subject to change by the airport at any time.

Long-Term FLL Airport Parking

There are four options for long-term parking at Fort Lauderdale Airport: daily parking in the Palm and Hibiscus Garages, curbside valet service, overflow parking, and off-site parking facilities with shuttle service. The economy parking lot that once existed at FLL has suspended operations and now only allows for employee parking. Long-term parking at on-site garages costs $15 per day. The cheapest long-term airport parking option at FLL is to reserve a parking space at an off-site parking facility for as low as $5.

 Off-Site w/ Shuttle  Rate
 Per Day – Book Now!  $5
Hibiscus, Palm, Cypress Garages Rate
Per Day $15
Curbside Valet Rate
 Per Day  $25
Overflow Lot Rate
 Per Day  $10

Short-Term FLL Parking

The Fort Lauderdale Airport provides both Hourly and Daily Parking areas near the terminals. The Palm and Hibiscus Garage are located within walking distance of the terminals. 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 Daily Parking or Economy Parking areas. See below for short-term parking rates.

Palm & Hibiscus Garages Rate 
Per Hour $3

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FLL Airport Parking Maps

Official Parking Map for FLL
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Cheapest Way to Travel to FLL

A study published by SpotHero found that 72% of the time, it’s cheaper to drive and park at the airport. If you’re taking an XL ride, then 92% of the time you’re better off with driving and parking.


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FLL Parking Resources, Discounts and Coupons

Parking at or near Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood 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 and news. The airport site links to information on the airport, flights, and passengers.

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

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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Fort Lauderdale Airport Parking Companies Near the Airport

Park 24/7 – Located less than half a mile from FLL airport, Park 24/7, offers flat daily rates, no booking fees or hidden charges, and courtesy shuttle service, among other amenities.

Park ‘N Go – Located northeast of the airport, this 24-hour parking service offers a lot of perks, including luggage assistance and the opportunity to earn free parking. The complimentary shuttle promises to pick you up from your car or the airport.

Gold Coast Airport Parking – Like the other off-airport parking options, they offer complimentary shuttle service and luggage assistance. Something that sets them apart are their discounted group rates, perfect for group trips.

Discount Parking FLL – This new off-airport operation offers both airport and cruise parking at competitive prices. The complimentary on-demand shuttle takes only a short 4 minute drive to drop you at your terminal. This facility also offers a high security lot with “video cameras, fencing, lighting, security, etc.”.

FLL Park Safe – Park Safe offers both short and long term parking at FLL and is located less than a mile from the airport. This is a great option if you’re in a rush, as they also offer free valet parking so you don’t have to deal with finding a parking spot.

Park N’ Fly – Free shuttle service which will pick you up in 5 minutes or less. Luggage assistance, 24 hour security and access, and covered parking are some of the best amenities they offer.

Park By The Ports – A 6-8 minute ride away, Park By The Ports offers free shuttle service (for four passengers per group, $8 for each additional person). You can also check out their monthly parking options.

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Fort Lauderdale Airport Hotel Parking with Shuttle Service

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.

Rodeway Inn & Suites Address: 2440 W. State Rd. 84, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312 Distance from FLL: 6 miles Phone: 954.792.8181 Daily Rate: $7.99

Hilton Garden Inn Address: 180 SW 18th Ave., Dania Beach, FL 33004 Distance from FLL: 3.7 miles Phone: 954.924.9204 Daily Rate: $7.00

Homewood Suites by Hilton Ft. Lauderdale Airport-Cruise Port Address: 2061 FL-818, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312 Distance from FLL: 2.8 miles Phone: 954.967.9063 Daily Rate: $7.50

Residence Inn by Marriott Ft. Lauderdale Airport & Cruise Port Address: 4801 Anglers Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312 Distance from FLL: 2.7 miles Phone: 954.989.3636 Daily Rate: $8.50

Sheraton Fort Lauderdale Airport & Cruise Port Hotel Address: 1825 Griffin Rd., Dania, FL 33004 Distance from FLL: 2.6 miles Phone: 954.926.0695

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Fort Lauderdale Airport Parking Tips

  • FLL has made finding an open spot really easy at their on-airport parking garages and lots. There are lights at each aisle indicating whether there’s an opens space, if it’s reserved, or if it’s handicapped.
  • You can reserve FLL valet parking at the airport in advance. For more information, call 954-359-8108
  • When leaving the airport, you can pay for parking either at a kiosk in the terminals or by cash or credit upon exiting the lot or garage.