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Louisville Airport Parking Rates & Information

Are you searching for a perfect parking spot at Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport

(SDF)? Do you want to know how much SDF parking costs? We have all your answers!

There are 6 main parking areas at Louisville Airport:

  • SDF Parking Garage
  • SDF Surface Lot Parking
  • SDF Express Shuttle Parking Lot
  • SDF Credit Card Only Lot
  • SDF Valet Parking
  • SDF Handicap Parking

Louisville Airport is the second-largest airport in Kentucky. It also serves as a port of entry for international cargo flights. The airport operates about 500 flights every day—primarily to Chicago, Atlanta, Charlotte, and Dallas-Fort Worth. With about 4 million passengers every year, you can expect the parking space to be quite occupied. Fortunately, the airport facilitates a lot of SDF long-term and short-term parking spaces to accommodate a large number of people.

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

Parking Garage

Location: At airport, Levels 2 – 4

Type: Garage

To Terminals: Walking distance

Clearance: 7’7”

This parking at Louisville Airport has dedicated handicap parking spaces. Over-4-Hour Parking and Under-4-Hour Parking spaces are now termed as Parking Garage. These spaces are ideal for both short-term and long-term parking.

Garage Parking Rates

$13/day Parking Garage

0 – 1 hour: $2

Each additional hour: $2

Weekly rate: $78 (7th day free)

Surface Lot Parking

Location: Off airport

Type: Lot

To Terminals: Shuttle

Ideal for long-term parking, surface lot parking charges no hourly rates. A courtesy shuttle is provided to and from the airport terminal.

Surface Lot Parking Parking Rates

$9 per day

Weekly rate: $54 (7th day free)

Express Shuttle Parking Lot

Location: Off airport

Type: Lot

To Terminals: Shuttle

With additional 974 parking spaces at the airport, this newly-constructed parking space is available for long-term parking. There is a courtesy bumper-to-bumper shuttle service provided to allow travelers to park in the load and be immediately transported to the terminal. Shuttle service begins at 4 a.m. until the last flight arrives.

Express Shuttle Lot Parking Rate

$6 per day

Credit Card Only Lot

Location: At the airport, east of the terminal

Type: Lot

To Terminals: Walking distance

SDF Credit Card Only Lot gives a great deal on parking as you pay with your credit card. The conveniently located parking space is accessible from the upper-level roadway.

Credit Card Only Lot Parking Rates

$8 per day

Valet Parking

Valet is the most convenient parking option. But, it is also the most expensive option. You can drop your vehicle off, and later, pick it up curbside on the Upper Level.

Valet Parking Rates

$24 per day

Handicap Parking

There is handicap parking in the Parking Garage. Handicap parking is offered at the least expensive rate in either location (excludes the Credit Card Only Lot). Be sure to display a current handicap hang tag or license plate on your vehicle and exit at a staffed booth.

Cell Phone Waiting Area

If you are waiting on a call from your arriving passenger from the Louisville Airport, you can wait in the short-term cell phone waiting area. You don’t have to pay anything to use this space. Follow the orange-and-blue signs from the Departure Level to this short-term waiting area.You can check real-time Airport Arrivals on your phone while you wait.

Louisville Airport Parking Q&A

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

A: Parking near Louisville Airport is possible via several off-airport parking lots, including SpringHill Suites Marriott Louisville Airport,Hampton Inn, and Residence Inn Marriott. Most offer very competitive parking rates vs the airport lots. Note that parking near SDF at off-site locations almost always requires advanced reservations.

Q. What are SDF Airport parking rates?

A: Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport parking is generally affordable when compared with other nearby city-based airports. Please check above for specific prices and details for each parking location.

Q. What payment methods are accepted at Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport SDF?

A: All rates shown above include all taxes and rates. All Louisville Airport parking facilities accept cash and the following credit cards: Visa, MasterCard, AMEX and Discover. The Credit Card Only Lot accepts only credit cards.

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

A: Louisville Airport provides motor assistance with four major companies that operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Vehicle assistance is provided for a fee. AA members should dial (502) 423-8222. Dial (502) 968-3377 for Coffey’s Towing Service, (502) 962-1020 for Dave’s Towing Service, and (502) 964-6500 for Suburban Wrecker Service.

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

A: If you’re just swinging by for a quick pickup, enjoy any of our designated curbside areas. Curbside passenger pick-ups and drop-offs are available at SDF, but make sure you stay with vehicles at all times. You can wait in the Cell Phone Area until your arriving passenger is at the curb, and check arrivals to SDF.

Q. What if I enter the wrong parking lot?

A: Don’t worry! You get a 10-minute grace period to deal with such circumstances. For assistance, contact SP Plus at (502) 363-3490.

Q. Are there any special benefits to frequent parkers?

A: Yes. There is an SDF Rewards Frequent Parker Program for loyal on-airport parking customers. With this program, you enjoy FREE membership and earn points every time you park.

Louisville Airport Parking Map

Louisville SDF airport parking map