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Charleston Airport Parking Rates & Information

Looking for the perfect parking spot at Charleston International Airport (CHS)? We have your answers!

There are 5 main parking areas at Charleston Airport:

  • CHS Hourly Parking Deck
  • CHS Economy Lot A
  • CHS Valet Parking
  • CHS Daily Parking Deck
  • CHS Cell Phone Waiting

Charleston International Airport offers a variety of parking options at CHS. Whether you are looking for parking short-term, long-term, temporarily, or valet parking, the airport carers to the needs of all passengers visit it. You can benefit from the valet parking and cell phone waiting lot for a hassle-free and fast visit to and from the airport. In this guide, we have listed below rates of different parking facilities at the airport as well as common FAQs.

Charleston Airport on site parking rates can vary depending on the lot and duration, so please check for specific rates below.


CHS Off-Airport Parking

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Thrifty Parking Charleston
Thrifty Parking Charleston
3826 W. Montague Ave., North Charleston, SC, 29418
Parking options: Valet Uncovered
Provides Shuttle Service
Operation 24 Hours 7 days a week
per day
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Hourly Parking Deck

Location: At airport

Type: Garage

To Terminals: Walking distance

Featuring 1,268 parking spaces, CHS hourly parking deck is currently the main garage at the airport. It has two floors of covered parking and an open-air third floor. From the hourly deck, you are just a short walk away from boarding their plane.

Hourly Deck Parking Rates

$3 per hr

$21 per Day

$21 Lost ticket fee (min. per day)

Economy Lot A Parking

Location: Behind the hourly parking deck

Type: Lot

To Terminals: Walking distance

The Economy Lot A Parking is a surface lot located directly behind the hourly parking deck. You can access the lot by traversing the garage and exiting on the backside, at the first floor.

Economy Lot A Parking Rates

$5 per hr

$11 per Day

$11 Lost ticket fee (min. per day)

Daily Parking Lot

Type: Multi-level Lot

To Terminals: Walking distance

Economy Lot A Parking Rates

$5 per hr

$17 per Day

$17 Lost ticket fee (min. per day)

Valet Parking

Location: Close to the airport terminal

Type: Lot

To Terminals: Walking distance

Charleston Airport Valet Parking is open every day from 04:30 am to 01:00 am. It is a suitable option for those who don’t want to waste your time trying to find a suitable parking spot. It is located near the airport terminal, and all you have to do is leave your vehicle with a valet attendant and start your trip.

Valet Parking Rates

$21 per day

Cell Phone Waiting Area

With a capacity of 80 spaces, the cell phone waiting area is designed to better assist passengers with pick-up. It also alleviates traffic congestion in front of the airport’s main terminal.

The 80-spot cell phone waiting lot on the right-side International Blvd. just yards before you arrive at the airport’s main terminal drop-off area. You can check real-time Airport Arrivals on your phone while you wait.

Accessible/Handicap Parking

The CHS parking deck is the best parking option for individuals with disabilities, and it provides ample of handicapped parking spaces. In addition, CHS Airport provides two days of free parking to customers with special needs who own a handicap placard or other disabled parking permit.

Charleston Airport Parking Q&A

Parking near Charleston Airport is possible via several off-airport parking lots, including some dedicated lots such as park, fly and hotels such as Thrifty Parking Charleston. Most offer very competitive parking rates vs the airport lots. Note that parking near CHS at off-site locations almost always requires advanced reservations.
Charleston International Airport parking is generally affordable relative to other city-based airports. Please check above for specific prices and details for each parking location.
No. Pre-booking for parking is not available. You can pre-book at most off-airport parking lots that are typically less than the CHS parking rates (see above).
All rates shown above include all taxes and fees. All Charleston Airport parking facilities accept cash and the following credit cards: Visa, MasterCard, AMEX and Discover.
Yes. But curbside is for active loading and unloading of passengers. You can wait in the Cell Phone Area until your arriving passenger is at the curb, and check arrivals to CHS.
CHS Airport does not offer electric vehicle charging stations at the airport presently.