Reagan Airport Parking Guide: Find Cheap Rates Near DCA
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Last Updated: July 31, 2018


Ronald Reagan Washington National (DCA) Airport Parking Guide

The Reagan National Airport services the Washington, DC metropolitan area. It is located three miles south of downtown DC and is the closest commercial airport to the District.

There is also abundant parking. Drivers can choose from three on-airport parking options, and multiple off-site parking options that also offer shuttle service to DCA terminals.

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, tips, links to other resources, and a curated map of the best parking deals near DCA.

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

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Reagan Airport Parking Rates & Options

Parking at the Washington airport costs from $6 per hour for Terminal Parking to $17 per day in the Economy Lot. Daily parking at the on-airport garages are $25 per day, while many off-airport locations are available for $10 per day . See below for a full set of short and long-term parking prices and options at Reagan Washington National Airport.

Long-Term DCA Parking

There are three options for long-term parking at Reagan Airport: the Terminal Parking Garages and the Economy Lot. The Economy Parking Lot is situated just south of the airport.

Off-Site Long-Term W/ Shuttle Rate
Per Day – RESERVE NOW!  $10
Terminal A Garage Rate
Per Day $25
Terminal B/C Garage Rate
Per Day $25
Economy Parking Lot Rate
Per Day $17


Short-Term DCA Parking Rates

The Reagan Airport provides both Hourly and Daily Parking areas near the terminals. The Terminal A Garage and Terminal B/C Garages are located right in front of each terminal entrance. If you are simply picking someone up or dropping them off here, the Terminal Parking is the perfect option, however if you need overnight parking, you should opt for either the Economy Parking area. Parking directly at the airport is available for advanced reservation online. See below for short-term parking rates.

Terminal A Garage Rate 
Per Hour $6
Terminal B/C Garage Rate
Per Hour $6


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Reagan DCA Airport Parking Maps

Official Parking Map for DCA
dca airport parking map

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Cheapest Way to Travel to DCA

A study published by SpotHero found that 52% of the time, it’s cheaper to drive and park at the airport. If you’re taking an XL ride, 77% of the time you’re better off driving and parking.


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DCA Parking Resources, Discounts and Coupons

Parking at or near Reagan National 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 DCA, often at a discounted rate. In addition to their website, there’s also an app available for Android and iPhone.

Parking Panda: Compare off-site parking options with shuttle-service to DCA and book a parking space in advance. Parking Panda will email you your parking pass, and a space will be awaiting your arrival!

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.

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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Reagan 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.

Hilton Crystal City
Address: 2399 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Distance from Reagan Nat.: 1.5 miles
Phone Number: 703.418.6800

Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel
Address: 900 South Orme Street
Distance from Reagan Nat.: 3.3 miles
Phone Number: 703.521.1900

Courtyard Crystal City/Reagan National Airport
Address: 2899 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Distance from Reagan Nat.: 0.9 miles
Phone Number: 703.549.3434

Crystal Gateway Marriott – Washington Reagan Airport
Address: 1700 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Distance from Reagan Nat.: 1.5 miles
Phone Number: 703.920.3230, ext. 5006

Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Crystal City – Reagan National
Address: 300 Army Navy Drive
Distance from Reagan Nat.: 2 miles
Phone Number: 703.416.3876

Renaissance Arlington Capital View
Address: 2800 Potomac Avenue
Distance from Reagan Nat.: 2.0 miles
Phone Number: 703.413.1300

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Reagan Airport Parking Tips

  • Electric Vehicle Charging Stations – EV Charging is available on a first-come basis on the ground level of the Terminal B Parking Garage.
  • Reserve Airport Parking – You can reserve Reagan Airport parking online in advance here.
  • Smartphone Parking Payment App – Download the airport payment app for paperless parking payments.