PHL Airport Parking Options

Philadelphia International Airport

The Philadelphia International Airport sees around 31 million passengers a year, making it one of the busiest airports in the US. Looking for something to do while at the airport? The Philadelpia airport has a Marketplace which includes a food court but also many shops you can browse while waiting for your flight. The airport has 7 terminals and you can take the shuttle to travel throughout to see different art exhibitions and spa options.

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    PHL Airport Parking Rates

    Long term parking

    Lot name Price
    Economy Parking
    $15.00 /day
    Garage Parking (Upper Levels)
    $20.00 /day
    AAdvantage Aviator Mastercard Parking
    $38.00 /day
    Short Term Parking
    $48.00 /day
    No Overnight Parking
    The Parking Spot
    7601 Essington Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19153
    Wally Park
    1 Scott Way
    Philadelphia, PA 19113
    Colonial Airport Parking
    630 S Governor Printz Blvd.
    Lester, PA 19029
    Park 'N Fly
    7780 Essington Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19153
    Smart Park
    900 East 2nd Street
    Essington, PA 19029
    Express Park South
    55 Industrial Highway
    Essington, PA 19029
    Jet Stream Parking
    930 2nd St.
    Essington, PA 19029
    Park & Jet Airport Parking
    79 Industrial Hwy
    Essington, PA 19029

    Short term parking

    Lot name Price
    Short Term Parking (ground level)
    $7.00 /hour
    $5 for 0 - 30 minutes
    $7 for 30 minutes - 1 hour
    $9 for 1 - 1.5 hours
    $13 for 1.5 - 2 hours
    $14 for 2 - 2.5 hours
    $17 for 2.5 - 3 hours
    $30 for 3 - 3.5 hours
    $28 for 3.5 - 4 hours
    $48 for 4 - 24 hours
    Garage Parking (Upper Levels)
    $7.00 /hour
    $5 for 0 - 30 minutes
    $7 for 30 minutes - 1 hour
    $9 for 1 - 1.5 hours
    $12 for 1.5 - 2 hours
    $14 for 2 - 2.5 hours
    $17 for 2.5 - 3 hours
    $20 for 3 - 3.5 hours
    $28 for 3.5 - 24 hours
    AAdvantage Aviator Mastercard Parking
    $5.00 /hour
    $4 for 0 - 30 minutes
    $5 for 30 minutes - 1 hour
    $7 for 1 - 1.5 hours
    $9 for 1.5 - 2 hours
    $11 for 2 - 2.5 hours
    $13 for 2.5 - 3 hours
    $16 for 3 - 3.5 hours
    $22 for 3.5 - 4 hours
    $38 for 4 - 24 hours
    Cell Phone Waiting Lot
    $0.00 /hour

    On-Site Airport Parking Overview

    Key takeaways

    • The airport offers three options for long-term parking.
    • For short-term parking you can choose between the ground or upper level parking lots as well as the AAdvantage Aviator Mastercard Parking.
    • The cell phone waiting lot is free to park and wait in. The lot has space for 150 vehicles and the wait time is limited to 60 minutes. You can access this lot from both I-95 and Route 291.
    • Electric vehicle parking is also available. The parking facilities feature seven charging stations capable of charging 14 electric vehicles at any time. There are two available on Level 1 in Garage C, two on Level 1 in Garage D and three in the Economy Lot next to the airport toll plaza.

    General airport info

    Philadelphia International Airport
    8000 Essington Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19153

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    Airport parking options at PHL

    On-airport lots

    There are three options for long-term parking at the airport. The short-term lots have ground and upper level parking for $7 / hour. The Economy parking lot offers an $15 flat rate for long-term parking.

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    3rd party lots

    There are 8 options for privately owned parking lots. These private lots range from $10 - $25.

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    There are 8 options for hotel parking. These hotel lots range from $2 / day to $24 / day.

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    Hotel lots

    Hotel lots may offer cheaper parking than privately owned and on-airport lots.

    There is more information on the hotel lots on my guide to airport parking, particularly the section on hotel lots here.

    You can find parking in the hotel lots with prices that range from $7 - $24 per day.


    Depending on the lot you choose to park at the airport and the duration and the lot you choose, the rate of the parking lot starts from $4-$5 for the first 30 minutes to $15-$38 per 24 hours.

    Yes. You can use the cell phone lot at PHL Airport for free. Make sure to not leave the vehicle unattended.

    Generally, the cheapest parking depends on your needs. However, the most affordable parking option at PHL Airport is the Economy Parking Lot which offers long-term parking for $15 per 24 hours.

    PHL Airport doesn’t offer onsite valet service. However, there are several offsite airport parking lots that offer this service for affordable rates.

    Yes. There are several EV charging parking stations at Philadelphia International Airport powered by ChargePoint. There two charging stations at both Garage C and Garage D, and 3 charging stations at Economy Lot located near the Toll Booths.

    Yes. There is the Cell Phone Lot that allows you to park until your passenger arrives and calls to say they are ready for pickup.

    There are several covered parking lots at Philadelphia International Airport. You may also check with many offsite parking lots to see your other options.

    You can park your motorcycle at any parking lots in PHL Airport, the same rate applies as a conventional 4-wheel vehicle. On the other hand, buses, trailers, semis, and vehicles over 9,000 pounds GVW are not permitted in the PHL Parking lots.

    Yes. You may visit the airport’s official website to see the availability status of all parking lots in real time or call 215-683-9842.

    Early reservations is not necessary or available at PHL Airport but contacting them via 215-683-9842 before your arrival is recommended. However, there are also several offsite parking spaces options around the airport that allow early booking. Here are some of your options:

    Unfortunately, PHL Airport doesn’t offer parking discounts to active military men and veterans.

    Yes. There are marked parking spaces for customers with restricted mobility available in each parking lot near the terminal entrance, subject to availability. Your vehicle must have official disabled license plates or other permits displayed to park in these reserved spaces.

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