SNA Airport Parking Rates
Long term parking
Off-Airport Parking on Main Street
On-Site Airport Parking Overview
There are six options for long-term parking at the airport. If you are looking for the best rates for daily parking, you can try any of the Terminal Parking lots that start at $2.00 / hour.
- The two Valet parking locations are located curbside between Terminals A and B, and curbside between Terminals B and C.
- The terminal parking facilies have covered and uncovered parking options.
- Drivers can temporarily park and wait in the Cell Phone Waitng lot located south of Parking Structure C.
- There is also an option to park in the Main Street Parking which is uncovered and provides a shuttle service to the Riley Terminal.
General airport info
Airport parking options at SNA
You can choose from a few long-term parking lots at the airport. There are parking options in Terminal Parking A1, A2, B2 and C. There is also a Curbside Valet Parking option available.
3rd party lots
There is no third party parking available at the John Wayne airport.
There are 12 hotel options listed for the John Wayne airport ranging from $2 - $48 / day that can save you money from other options.
Hotel lots may offer cheaper parking than the airport lots. 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 hotels near the John Wayne airport range from $2 to $48.
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 $2 per hour and $20 per 24 hours.
Yes. You can use the cell phone lot at SNA Airport for free. Make sure to not leave the vehicle unattended.
Generally, the cheapest parking depends on your needs. However, it’s best to estimate how long you’ll be staying at the airport in order for you to easily pick the right parking.
Yes. Valet service at SNA is available from 5:00 AM to 11:00 PM for $10 per hour and $30 daily rate. Valet is located curbside on the Departure (upper) Level between Terminals A and B. There are also a number of independent companies onsite that offers this service.
Yes. There are a total of 61 electric vehicle (EV) charging stations available at SNA Airport. Owners can quickly identify where to park and charge their cars with reflective signage and parking space surface markings in all four parking structures at the Thomas F. Riley Terminal, as well as the Main Street Parking lot. .
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.
Yes. There are several parking areas at SNA Airport that are covered. However, you may also check with many offsite parking lots to see your other options.
You can park your motorcycle inside the parking deck, next to the elevator. On the other hand, oversize vehicles may only be parked on the top levels of the A2 and B2 Parking Structures. The lower levels are not accessible for oversized vehicles. Any vehicles taller than 9' 4" should be parked in the Main Street Parking lot.
Booking a parking spot beforehand is not necessary nor available at SNA Airport. However, there are several offsite parking spaces options around the airport that allow early booking. Here are some of your options:
Unfortunately, SNA 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.