Parking Options at Tampa Airport

If you need to pick up a passenger at Tampa Airport, you may want to use the free Cell Phone Lot, accessible from I-274 & S.R.60, on Bessie Coleman Blvd (adjacent to the US Post Office). The lot offers flight information, a food truck, restrooms, vending machines, EV vehicle charging, and free Wi-Fi. Stay with your car until your party has collected luggage and calls you to be picked up at the curb.  Alternatively, you can park in the short-term garage where the first 59 mins are free - provided space is available.

NOTE: well-marked electric vehicle charging stations are now available at Valet Parking and the Cell Phone Lot (spaces are painted green.

Other parking options at Tampa International
(the free Monorail circles the long-term parking garage and connects to the short-term garage via an elevated bridge to stop at four additional stations.)
Valet Parking: Drop off at BLUE departure drive or proceed directly to Level 5 of Short-Term Garage dropping off your car near Yeager Elevators. Curbside dropoff is available daily 5:30am-5:30pm. You need to pick up your car on Level 5 of Short-term Garage, which has dropoff & pickup available 24/7.
Fees: Each 30 mins $2 (with a $5 minimum) up to daily max $25.
Short Term Garage: located above Main Terminal. For terminal access use RED or BLUE elevators. Open 24/7 and SunPass available. The first hour is free! Vehicle clearance 6.8 feet.
Fees: 61-80 mins $4; each 20 mins thereafter $2, up to daily max: $20.
Long Term Garage adjacent to the Main Terminal. The Monorail on Level 5 leads to the Main Terminal, and pedestrian walkways to the Terminal are located on Level 2. Open 24/7. SunPass available. The first hour is free! Clearance of 7 feet 10 inches. 
Fees: First hr free; 61-80 mins $4, each add'l 20 mins $2, up to daily max $16.

Economy Parking Garage and Economy Lot
 are to the east of the US Post Office & the Cell Phone Lot, accessible from I-275 & S.R.60, on Bessie Coleman Blvd. Shuttles runs 24/7, every 7-10 minutes. SunPass available. Garage clearance is 8 feet; lot 13 feet. Shuttles run about every 7-10 mins, 24/7. 
Fees: Each 20 mins $1,  up to daily max $9.

The Sunpass is available at Short- and Long-term garages & Economy garage & lot.

1. Disabled Parking
is available on all levels of all parking garages and adjacent to the bus stops in the Economy Lot.
2. Off-site Parking: One mile outside of Tampa Airport is the A-1 Express Service, an outdoor parking lot open 24/7 with free shuttle service to the terminal
3. Payment:  For all parking options, take a ticket as you enter the garage or lot, or enter through the SunPass Plus lanes.  Cash, major credit cards & SunPass Plus , as well a checks drawn on Florida Bank, are  accepted.

For more parking information call 813-870-8790 - no reservations are available. 

Parking Rates at TPA Airport

Short Term Garage
Rate: 24 hrs $20
1 hr free
61-80 mins $4
each add 20 mins $1
Economy Parking Garage and Lot
Rate: 24 hrs $9
20 mins $1
Long Term Garage
Rate: 24 hrs $15
1 hr free
61-80 mins $4
each add 20 mins $1
Valet Parking
Rate: 24 hrs $25
30 mins $2

Tampa (TPA) Airport Parking Map

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TPA Tampa Airport Discount Off-site Parking Deals

The Parking Doctors (Port of Tampa Only) - Self

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Distance from the Airport: 8.3 miles
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Only open when the boats are in port from 7:30 AM to 2:30 PM.


Shuttles run on demand


Pickup locations vary by port terminal


Pull directly into the front area of the lot, in front of the office. You will see signs for unloading and check in. Please have confirmation email ready for parking attendant. Luggage assistance is available.

Address & Phone:

1254 Channelside Drive Tampa, 33602

Parking Arrival
12/25/14 at 12:00pm
Parking Return
12/29/14 at 12:00pm
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