Raleigh-Durham Airport Parking RDU

Raleigh-Durham Airport Long & Short Term Parking Rates

RDU Airport Parking Fees and Options

Looking for the ideal parking space at Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU)? We have your answers!

There are 4 main parking areas at Raleigh Durham Airport:

  • RDU Premier Parking (walking distance)
  • RDU Central Parking (walking distance)
  • RDU Express Parking (shuttle)
  • RDU Economy Parking (shuttle)

Raleigh-Durham Airportparking rates can vary depending on the lot and duration, so please check for specific rates below.

Premier Parking

Location: At airport, adjacent to both terminals.

Type: Garage

To Terminals: Walking distance

This is the closest lot to the Raleigh-Durham Airport terminals. Located on the ground level of the main garage, this is the most convenient, but more expensive parking option.

Premier Parking Fees

$3 for every 1 hr.

$22 per day

Central Parking

Location: At airport, between terminals 1 & 2

Type: Covered & Outdoor spaces

To Terminals: Walking distance

Featuring more than 10,000 public parking spaces, this handicap-accessible parking garage is a short walk to the terminals. Note that RDU Central parking has two sections, you can access from the entrance gate:

  • Lanes 1 & 2 (on far left): Access to Level 1, G1, G2 and overflow surface lot.
  • Middle Lanes: Access top Levels 2-7.

Central Parking Fees

$2 for every 1 hr.

$10 per day

Express Parking

Location: 1701 East International Drive

Type: Parking Lot

To Terminals: Free Shuttle

This is a new Ralegh Airport parking option with affordable rates. There’s a free shuttle service that runs every 5 minutes.

Express Parking Fees

$2 for every 1 hr.

$12 per day

Economy Parking Lots 3 & 4

Location: Lot 3: 1020 National Guard Drive. Lot 4: 1215 International Drive.

Type: Parking Lots

To Terminals: Free Shuttle

RDU parking is most affordable at the Economy lots. Both economy lots have a combined total of more than 9,000 spaces, and is a great choice for long-term parking at RDU. The shuttle runs every 20 minutes. Note that Economy 4 payment is credit card only (drive up customers).

Economy 3 & 4 Parking Fees

$1 for every 1 hr.

$8 per day for #3, $7 per day for #4

Cell Phone Waiting Area

Location: 1000 Trade Dr, Morrisville, NC 27560

This is a free lot where you can connect with arriving passengers when they get to the curb. Be sure to tell your passenger(s) to call you AFTER they claim their bags, as the drive to terminals is only 3 minutes. You can check real-time Airport Arrivals on your phone while you wait.

Raleigh-Durham Airport Parking Q&A

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

A. Parking near Raleigh-Durham Airportis possible via several off-airport parking lots, including some park and fly hotels such as Days Inn and Wingate. Most offer very competitive parking rates vs the airport lots. Note that parking near RDU at off-site locations almost always requires advanced reservations.

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

A. Yes. You can pre-book Raleigh airport parking. But be sure to check rates for off-airport parking as well.

Q. Does Raleigh Airport long term parking allow for stays longer than 30 days?

A. Yes, off-airport parking or the Economy lots are usually the best options for long-term RDU parking.

Q. What payment methods are accepted at Raleigh-Durham International Airport RDU?

A.  All rates shown above include all taxes and fees. All Raleigh-Durham Airport parking facilities accept cash and all major credit cards.

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

A.  Raleigh-Durham Airport parking number is 919-840-7587.

Q. Does Raleigh-Durham Airport have Valet Parking?

A.  No. The closest parking is the Premier lot.

Q. Can I drop someone off at the curb?

A. 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.

Q. What are RDU Airport parking rates?

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

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