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Reno Tahoe Airport Parking Rates & Information

Due to the high reliance of the passengers on private cars, when accessing the Reno Tahoe Airports, parking facilities become an essential element.

If you are also planning to travel and visit the RNO, you must be taking your own car as well.But before you park your vehicle at this airport, you must be aware of all the parking options along with their price.

Well, in this article we will discuss it so that you make the right parking choice.

There are 5 main parking areas at Reno Tahoe Airport

  • RNO Short Term Parking
  • RNO Long Term Parking (level)
  • RNO Long Term Parking (lot)
  • RNO Motorcycle Parking
  • RNO Bicycle Parking

Reno-Tahoe International Airport offers safe as well as well-lit parking facilities for its travelers. All the parking spaces are conveniently situated crossways from the terminal building.

The three-level structure of the parking has the capacity for approximately 1,900 short terms as well as long term vehicles. Further, there are also 1,100 covered parking spaces for the convenience of the passengers.

In addition, towards the south of the parking structure, there is additional parking space for almost 1,450 vehicles. The parking facility at the Reno-Tahoe International Airport is open 24 hours a day.

Reno-Tahoe Airport parking rates can vary depending on the lot and duration, so please check for specific rates below.

Short-Term Parking

Location: At level one

Type: Garage

To Terminals: Walking distance

Clearance: 7 feet, 7 inches

Do you come to the airport to drop or pick up your family or friend? If yes, you can park your vehicle in the short term parking. This parking will cost you less as compared to the other parking options hence suitable for a short stay.

Moreover, all the oversized vehicles will be charged as per the number of spaces they occupy.

Short-Term Parking Rates

$1.00 for the first half-hour

$2.00 for the first hour

$24.00 maximum for the day

Long-Term Parking

Location: At level two & three

Type: Garage

To Terminals: Walking distance

Clearance: 8 feet 2 inches

When you have to stay for long hours that are more than a day, this parking is appropriate for your vehicle. It features approximately 1,900 public parking spaces and is a short walk to the terminal building. Clearance for this garage is 8 ft 2 inches.

Long Term Parking Rates(level)

$1.00 for the first half-hour

$2.00 for the first hour

$14.00 maximum for the day

Note - Oversized vehicles will be charged for the number of spaces that they have covered.

Long Term Parking (Surface Lot)

Location: Towards the south of the parking structure

Type: Lot

To Terminals: Walking Distance

Clearance: No Height Restriction

This lot has a parking capacity of around 1,450 vehicles. It is open 24 hours a day. Your RNO long term parking cost can be dramatically reduced when you use this lot.

Long Term Lot Parking Rates

$1.00 for the first half-hour

$2.00 for the first hour

$10.00 maximum for the day

Motorcycle Parking

Location: Towards the right of the parking entrance

Type: Garage

To Terminals: Walking Distance

You may park your motorcycles for free in the designated motorcycle parking area located inside the parking garage. Its access is available through the right lane of the parking entrance. The lanes of this parking area towards the southwest corner of the parking garage.

Bicycle Parking

If you want to park your bicycle at the RNO parking, special bicycle racks are available for your convenience. These racks are located at two places that are on the first floor of the parking garage, near Motorcycle Parking. And another one is outside of door D towards the north end of the baggage counter.

Cell Phone Waiting Area

The cell phone waiting area at the Reno-Tahoe International Airport is located on National Guard way. When you arrive at the airport a little early, you can wait for your party till the time they arrive. Further, it enables the motorists to park their vehicles for free for a short stay.

But you have to be with your vehicle until your party calls to indicate they have arrived. You can check real-time Airport Arrivals on your phone while you wait.

Electric Vehicle (EV) Parking Stations

Reno Tahoe International airport has two electric vehicle parking stations that are located in the public parking area. It allows its users to plug-in, charge their vehicle, and go.

For travelers ease, both the electric vehicle charging stations are marked with signage. The best part is that it is free to use, but you have to pay standard RNO parking rates as you exit the garage.

These charging stations are available on a first-come, first-served basis only. This system is introduced considering the environment as well as sustainable development. Further, it also enhances customer services by a convenient and safe way for the passengers to recharge their electric vehicles.

Electric vehicle (EV) charging stations are available at these locations:

  • Near the south-central end - on the first floor
  • Near to the southwest corner - on the 3rd floor of the parking garage

Reno Tahoe Airport Parking Q&A

Q. Are there cheaper parking options off-airport at RNO?

A: Parking near Reno Tahoe International Airport is possible via several off-airport parking lots, including some dedicated lots such as park and fly and hotels such as Staybridge suites Reno, Motel 6 Reno West, and more. Most offer very competitive parking rates vs the airport lots. Note that parking near RNO at off-site locations almost always requires advanced reservations.

Q. What are RNO Airport parking rates?

A: Reno Tahoe International Airport parking is generally affordable relative to other city-based airports. Please check above for specific prices and details for each parking location.

Q. Can I pre-book parking at RNO Airport?

A: No. Pre-booking for parking is not available. You can pre-book at most off-airport parking lots that are typically less than the RNO parking rates (see above).

Q. What payment methods are accepted at Reno Tahoe International Airport RNO?

A: All Reno Tahoe Airport rates shown above include all taxes and fees. All Airport parking facilities accept cash and the following credit cards: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover.

Q. What is the emergency assistance number for RNO Parking?

A: Reno Tahoe Airport provides battery assistance, tire inflation, and assistance with locating your vehicle. Call at (775) 328-6551 to request any of these services or any other parking-related query.

Q. Can I drop a passenger off at the curb?

A: Yes. But curbside is for active loading and unloading of passengers. You can wait in the Cell Phone Waiting Area until your arriving passenger is at the curb and check arrivals to RNO.

RNO Off-Airport Parking

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SureStay Plus (RNO)
SureStay Plus (RNO)
1981 Terminal Way, Reno, NV, Reno, NV, 89502
Parking options: Self, Uncovered
Provides Shuttle Service
Operation 24 Hours 7 days a week
per day
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Best Western Plus Sparks-Reno (RNO)
Best Western Plus Sparks-Reno (RNO)
55 E Nugget Ave, Sparks, NV, Sparks, NV, 89431
Parking options: Uncovered, Self
Provides Shuttle Service
Operation 24 Hours 7 days a week
per day
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Tips, Help & Resources

Once you have selected the best parking option for you, check out these tips that can assist you during your journey through the airport:

  • Be aware of how long you might need to need to wait at the security checkpoint in your terminal.
  • Need some wheels to cart around all of your checked luggage? The airport provides assistance (and saves you effort). Baggage carts are located near the baggage carousels.
  • If you have some time before your flight departs RNO, get a coffee, have a sit-down meal, or walk the shops within the terminals. You never know what treat or souvenir you might discover!
  • Waiting for a passenger to arrive? To see where the plane is and which terminal it will deplane, use the flight tracker.