General airport info
Airport parking options at RDU
You have several choices for parking at RDU. There are both long-term and short-term lots available. There are also a few hotel and privately-owned options near the airport.
You can choose to park in the ParkRDU Premier lot or the ParkRDU Central lot for long-term parking. The short-term parking option is the ParkRDU Economy lot which has over 9,000 spaces available and is the best on-airport value.
3rd party lots
There is only one option for a privately owned lot. The lot is $8.00 / day.
There are several hotels that offer parking ranging from as little as $4.50 per day to $12.00 per day.
Airport owned & operated lots
Key takeaways for RDU airport lots
- The ParkRDU Premier lot is steps away from the terminals and has the easiest entrance and exit.
- The ParkRDU Central lot offers more than 10,000 spaces with a short walk to both terminals.
- The Economy lot offers a free, frequent 24-hour shuttle service.
- The ParkRDU Cell Phone Waiting Lot is free and you must wait in your car. There are no restrooms or vending machines available at the lot.
Long term parking
|ParkRDU Premier||$3.00 / hour
$18.00 / day
|ParkRDU Central||$2.00 / hour
$14.00 / day
Short term parking
|ParkRDU Economy||Economy 2 Rate:||$1.00 / hour
$7.00 / day
|Economy 4 Rate:||$1.00 / hour|
$6.00 / day
|ParkRDU Cell Phone Waiting Lot||No charge||Must wait with your car||Restrooms and vending machines are not available|
Privately owned & operated 3rd party lots
There is one privately owned parking option for the RDU airport that is $8.00 / day.
Hotel lots allow you to park at nearby hotels and the hotel shuttle takes you to the airport.
There are several, reasonably-priced hotel options for parking at RDU. Prices range from $3.25 - $12 per day.