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Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International (SJC) Airport Parking Guide

The Mineta San Jose International Airport services the Santa Clara County, California region. It is located three miles northwest of downtown San Jose and is one of the busiest airports in the United States.

There is also abundant parking. Drivers can choose from 3 on-airport parking options, and several off-site San Jose 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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San Jose Airport Parking Rates & Options

Parking at the San Jose airport costs from $2 for Hourly Parking to $22 per day in the Daily Lots. See below for a full set of short and long-term parking prices and options at San Jose International Airport. Please note that these parking rates are subject to change by the airport at any time.

Long-Term SJC Parking

There are two options for long-term parking at San Jose Airport: the Daily Lots and the Economy Parking Lot. The Economy Parking Lot is situated just north of Terminal A. There are also long-term, off-site parking facilities that cost just $9 per day, offer advanced online reservation, and provide shuttle service to the terminal.

Off-Site Long-Term W/ Shuttle Rate
Per Day – Book Now! $9
Hourly Parking (Garages 2, 3, and Lot 5) Rate
Per Day $30
Daily Parking (Daily Lots 4 and 6) Rate
Per Day $22
Economy Parking (Lot 1) Rate
Per Day $15

Short-Term SJC Parking

The San Jose Airport provides both Hourly and Daily Parking areas near the terminals. The Hourly Parking Lots 2, 3, and 5 are located right in front of the terminals A and B entrance. 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.

Hourly Parking (Garages 2, 3, and Lot 5) Rate 
Per 20 Minutes $2
Daily Maximum Rate $30
Daily Parking (Daily Lots 4 and 6) Rate
Per Day $22
Economy Parking (Lot 1) Rate
Per Day $15

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SJC Parking Maps

Official Parking Map for SJC
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SJC Parking Resources, Discounts and Coupons

Parking at or near San Jose International 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 SJC, 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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San Jose Airport Parking Companies Near the Airport

Park ‘N Travel – A 24 hour shuttle drops parkers off at the airport, and picks them up when they arrive back from their trip! The facility also offers luggage assistance so your stress can be lessoned from the heavy baggage.

Quik Park Airport Express: Cars are valet parked at Quik Park’s location for San Jose Airport, and taken to the terminal with complimentary shuttles taking passengers to the terminals.

Fly N Save – Offering self-parking, complimentary luggage assistance, and a free shuttle – Fly N Save wants to make sure you have a positive parking experience.

EZ ParkFly – Located close to the San Jose Airport, EZ ParkFly offers an affordable rate on short and long-term parking. Once parked, a shuttle will pick parkers and their luggage up, and drop them off at their terminal.

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San Jose 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.

Four Points by Sheraton San Jose Airport Address: 1471 N 4th St, San Jose, CA 95112 Distance from SJC: 1.8 miles Phone Number: (408) 452-0200 Daily Rate: $15.00

Homewood Suites SJC Address: 10 West Trimble Road, San Jose, California 95131 Distance from SJC: 2.2 miles Phone Number: 1-408-428-9900 Daily Rate: $16.00

Doubletree Hotel San Jose Address: 2050 Gateway Place, San Jose, California 95110 Distance from SJC: 2.2 miles Phone Number: 1-408-453-4000 Daily Rate: $9.50

San Jose Airport Courtyard Address: 1727 Technology Drive, San Jose, California 95110 Distance from SJC: 0.8 miles Phone Number: (408) 441-6111 Daily Rate: $9.75

Wyndham Garden San Jose Airport Address: 1355 North Fourth Street, San Jose, California 95112 Distance from SJC: 2.7 miles Phone Number: (408) 453-5340 Daily Rate: $7.95

La Quinta Hotel San Jose Airport Address: 2585 Seaboard Ave., San Jose, California 95131 Distance from SJC: 3.1 miles Phone Number: (408) 435-8800 Daily Rate: $10.00

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San Jose Airport Parking Tips

  • Electric Vehicle Charging – EV charging is available on the first level of Lot 2 and 5. Charging is free (first come, first serve), but regular parking rates still apply.