General airport info
Airport parking options at SAN
The San Diego International Airport provides several options for short and long-term parking. There is Curbside Valet parking available with the short-term parking options. Your car will be stored on a secure airport site.
The short-term lots have parking for $2.50 for the first 30 minutes. The long-term options offer parking for $13.00 - $20.00 / day.
3rd party lots
There are only 4 options for privately owned parking lots. These private lots range from $11 - $25 / day.
The San Diego Airport Parking Co. offers hourly, daily, weekly and monthly parking options.
There are several hotel parking options available. The hotel lots range from $7 / day to $60 / day depending on which lot you choose. One of the hotel lots offers uncovered self parking only.
Airport owned & operated lots
Key takeaways for SAN airport lots
- The Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 parking garages allow you to self-park. The Terminal 2 Parking Plaza has an option for covered parking and you can reserve a space ahead of time.
- The cell phone waiting lot is available for use 24 hours a day. There are EV charging stations available.
- One of the privately owned lots also offers EV charging options for use.
Long term parking
|Long Term Parking Lot||$20.00 / day|
|Economy Parking Lot||$13.00 / day||This lot offers covered parking|
Short term parking
|Curbside Valet||$40.00 / day||The car will be stored in a secure airport site||The Valet parking service is available whether you are flying from Terminal 1 or Terminal 2.|
|Terminal 1 Parking Lot||$2.50 / 0 to 30 minutes||$6.00 / 30-60 minutes||$2.00 for each additional 30 minutes||$28.00 / 5 to 7 hours||$32.00 / 7 to 24 hours||This is a self-park garage|
|Terminal 1 Parking Plaza||$2.50 / 0 to 30 minutes||$6.00 / 30-60 minutes||$2.00 for each additional 30 minutes||$28.00 / 5 to 7 hours||$32.00 / 7 to 24 hours||This is a self-park garage||Covered parking is available||Pre-paid / Reservation rate is available at $17.00|
|Terminal 2 Parking Lot||$2.50 / 0 to 30 minutes||$6.00 / 30-60 minutes||$2.00 for each additional 30 minutes||$28.00 / 5 to 7 hours||$32.00 / 7 to 24 hours||This is a self-park garage|
|Cell Phone Waiting Lot||Free||EV charging stations are available in the lot||Vehicles must be turned off and attended at all times||1 hour maximum wait time||The lot is available for use 24 hours a day|
|Electric Vehicle Parking||No extra charge||Available in Terminal 2 Parking Plaza||There are 16 EV chargepoints available|
Privately owned & operated 3rd party lots
The privately owned lots range from $11 - $23 per day. Some of these lots offer self parking, covered parking and valet parking options. The San Diego Airport Parking Co. offers hourly parking along with daily parking.
The surrounding area around the San Diego International Airport has 9 hotel lots you can choose from.
The prices range from $7.00 / day to $60.00 / day in this area.