IAH Airport Parking Options

George Bush Intercontinental / Houston Airport

The IAH George Bush Intercontinental Airport is the largest of the three aiports considered to be in the Houston Airport System. On-airport lots are probably your best option for parking as IAH has done a great job in driving lower rates and offering parking programs for incentives.

IMPORTANT: Parking options are changing frequently due to COVID. Be sure to check with the place you plan to park to verify prices and that they are open.

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    General airport info

    George Bush Intercontinental / Houston Airport
    2800 N Terminal Rd
    Houston, TX 77032

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    Airport parking options at IAH

    On-airport lots

    Airport owned lots range from $4 - $8 per day with tax at the Ecopark long-term lots and start at $5 for the first hour for short-term parking. There are several programs available for frequent parkers at IAH that could save money.

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    3rd party lots

    Private lots are not that much cheaper than the Ecopark options on-airport but we gathered several options ranging from $6 - $14 per day.

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    Hotel lots are also avialable for IAH parking with prices from $3 - $10 per day.

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    Airport owned & operated lots

    Key takeaways

    • The Ecopark lots are the best option for long-term parking at an airport-owned lot. Ecopark2 offers the cheapest rate on covered parking.
    • Short-term parking at any terminal garage will cost you at least $5 and increase slightly with each hour.
    • Sign up for SurePark if you want to reserve a covered spot on Level 3 of the Terminal C-East garage.
    • Employers can apply for the Corporate Parking program which offers discounts on all parking options at IAH.
    • The Parking Plus program allows travelers to earn miles on parking charges for select airlines.
    • Valet parking is also available if you are looking for convenience.
    • Electric vehicle chargers are available for customers with a Blink charging card at both long and short term parking lots.

    Long term parking

    Lot name Price
    Ecopark Economy Lot $3.70 plus tax / 0-3 hours (uncovered)
    $5.54 plus tax / 3-24 hours (uncovered)
    $4.62 plus tax / 0-3 hours (covered)
    $7.39 plus tax / 3-24 hours (covered)
    Ecopark2 Economy Lot $3.70 plus tax / 0-3 hours (covered)
    $5.54 plus tax / 3-24 hours (covered)
    Terminal Garage $22.00 / day
    SurePark Program (members only) $24.00 / day
    Valet Parking $26.00 / day

    Short term parking

    Lot name Price
    Terminal Parking $5.00 / 0-1 hour
    $6.00 / 1-2 hours
    $8.00 2-3 hours
    $10.00 / 3-5 hours
    $22.00 / 5-24 hours
    Valet Parking $13.00 / 0-2 hours
    $26.00 / 2-24 hours
    SurePark Program (members only) $9.00 / 0-3 hours
    $12.00 / 3-5 hours
    $24.00 / 5-24 hours
    Cell Phone Lots (one on Will Clayton Parkway and one on JFK) Free lot for waiting in vehicle

    Privately owned & operated 3rd party lots

    There are five private lots available at IAH ranging from $6 - $14 per day. Valet is availble at The Parking Spot for $16 per day. The cheapest rate we found is at Fast Park & Relax for $6.50 per day which is still more than Ecopark airport-owned lot.

    The Parking Spot 2
    6877 Will Clayton Parkway
    Humble, TX 77338
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    The Parking Spot 1
    5727 Will Clayton Parkway
    Humble, TX 77338
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    The Parking Spot JFK
    15800 JFK Blvd.
    Houston, TX 77032
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    Fast Park & Relax
    6655 Will Clayton Parkway
    Humble, TX 77338
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    PreFlight Airport Parking
    3100 Greens Rd.
    Houston, TX 77032
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    Hotel lots

    Hotel lots allow you to park at nearby hotels and the hotel shuttle takes you to the airport. Before using hotel lots, I’d recommend you read more about how these lots work on my guide to airport parking, particularly the section on hotel lots here.

    Parking at a hotel lot could be a good alternative option if you're traveling through IAH Houston Airport although rates are comparable to private and airport-owned economy lots. Prices range from $3 - $10 per day last time I checked.


    Depending on the lot you choose to park at the airport and the duration, the rate of the parking lot ranges from $5 per hour of short-term parking to $26 per day for valet long-term parking.

    If you want to ditch parking fees at The Houston Airport System, you may use the cell phone lot for free for the first few minutes. This cell phone lot is ideal if you’re simply planning to pick up a passenger.

    Generally, the cheapest parking at HAS Airport is the Terminal Garages. The rate starts at $1 up to 10 minutes, $5 for 11 minutes to 1 hour, $6 for 1-2 hours, $8 for 2–3 hours, and $10 for 3–5 hours.

    Yes. However, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, valet parking at IAH Airport is currently closed. On its operating day, this service provides you with curbside drop-off located at Zone 3 on the Departures Level in front of the Airport Terminal. It costs $35 per day – hourly service is not available. To learn more about the current availability of this service, check this link.

    Yes. If you want more comfort and convenience for your travel, you can avail yourself of valet service at Houston Airport with covered parking spaces. The rate for the first 2 hours is $14 and the following hours up to 24 hours is $28. This service is located at Terminal A and B Garage, Terminal C Garage, Terminal D Garage, and Terminal E Garage: 2nd Level.

    Yes. Both Ecopark and Valet parking lots offer covered spaces to park your car. This is a great option if you want to protect your vehicle from the elements while it is parked.

    There are no dedicated parking spots for motorcycles at IAH Airport. However, you can park at any normal parking spot as you would with your 4-wheel vehicles. On the other hand, if you are planning to drive an oversized vehicle like an RV or a camper, you have to know that the Ecopark2 lot can accommodate them.

    Yes. To book your parking space in advance, can follow this link. There are also several offsite parking lots you can use and book your space well in advance:

    Unfortunately, IAH Airport doesn’t offer discounted parking for both veterans and militaries in active duty.

    Yes. There are accessible parking spaces located on all levels at all airport-owned parking garages, including ecopark and ecopark2. Additionally, there are shuttles from ecopark locations that go to the airport that accommodate wheelchairs.

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