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Travel Guides 04 Sept 2020

BWI Long Term Parking

BWI Long Term Parking

When planning an extended trip, we know there are a lot of factors that you must take into consideration. You have to purchase airline tickets, book a hotel, rent a car, while juggling house sitters, pet sitters, and packing. One essential detail that many people overlook is where they will leave their car for such an extended period of time. Driving to the airport might seem too expensive, but the good news is that there are plenty of affordable BWI Airport long term parking options.

We know you have plenty of questions about Baltimore Airport long term parking, so we have put together this handy guide to answer all the frequently asked questions. We will discuss the best long term parking options, their security features and additional services, and give you some additional tips for keeping your car safe while you’re away.

If you’re planning a trip from Baltimore Washington Airport, you can relax knowing you can find a great deal on safe, convenient, and reliable BWI extended parking.


BWI Long Term Parking Rates

Baltimore Airport has five official parking facilities with overnight parking, although extended parking is most affordable at the Long Term Lots or the Express Lot. We have also included the BWI parking rates for the other on-site options so you can easily compare the prices for your trip. Check out the BWI Airport long term parking rates in the table below:

Update: The Long Term Lots, Express Parking Lot, and Valet Parking are temporarily closed due to Covid-19 safety measures. The BWI Daily Parking Garage rate is reduced to $8 per day and the Hourly Garage is reduced to $12 per day.

Duration Long Term Lots Express Lot Daily Garage Hourly Garage Valet Parking
1 Day $8.00 $10.00 $12.00 $22.00 $30.00
2 Days $16.00 $20.00 $24.00 $44.00 $60.00
3 Days $24.00 $30.00 $36.00 $66.00 $90.00
4 Days $32.00 $40.00 $48.00 $88.00 $120.00
5 Days $40.00 $50.00 $60.00 $110.00 $150.00
6 Days $48.00 $60.00 $72.00 $132.00 $180.00
1 Week $56.00 $70.00 $84.00 $154.00 $210.00
2 Weeks $112.00 $140.00 $168.00 $308.00 $420.00
3 Weeks $168.00 $210.00 $252.00 $462.00 $630.00
4 Weeks $224.00 $280.00 $336.00 $616.00 $840.00


When deciding on a long term parking facility, keep in mind that price is not the only element to consider. If you are leaving your car for an extended period of time, then there are other important considerations such as covered parking, security features, reputation, and customer ratings. Always check the feedback left by customers so you know exactly what to expect before you entrust your vehicle to an unknown facility.

The BWI parking facilities are first-come, first-served, and do not accept reservations. However, you can reserve a space at an off-site parking lot through ParkFellows.


Long Term Lots A and B

Long Term Lots A and B provide 10,000 uncovered parking spaces at just $8.00 per day. This price is all-inclusive with no extra hidden fees. The parking area is patrolled by airport police and monitored by CCTV.

Courtesy shuttles run every 8-10 minutes throughout the day, except between 1:00am-5:00am the shuttles arrive in 25-minute intervals. Covered bus stops are placed around the parking lot and feature real-time shuttle arrival monitors. You will always know the exact time until a new shuttle arrives.

Make a note of the lot where you parked (either A or B) and the number of the bus stop where you boarded. This will help you to find your car as quickly as possible when you return.

Long Term Lots A and B are direct across from each other off of Aviation Blvd. Lot A is located at 7160 Aviation Blvd and Lot B is located at 7161 Aviation Blvd.


Express Parking Lot

The Express Parking Lot is an uncovered parking area with affordable parking rates ideal for long term parking. It costs $10 per day and includes a trunk-to-terminal shuttle service. Courtesy shuttles operate in 10 minute intervals to bring you directly from your car to the airport terminal. From 1:00am-5:00pm, the shuttles operate every 25 minutes.

From I-195, take Exit 1-A and turn right onto Terminal Road. The Express Parking Lot is located directly across from the Daily Garage.


Daily Garage

The Daily Garage is located one mile from the BWI Airport terminals. Courtesy shuttles operate 24/7 to transport passengers directly to the entrance. The shuttles arrive every 8-10 minutes, except from 1:00am-5:00am they operate in 25-minute intervals. Parking at the Daily Garage costs $12 per day.

The BWI Daily Garage has installed smart park technology to make finding a parking spot a cinch. Green lights will lead you to an available parking spot so you don’t have to wander through the parking garage anymore. There are thousands of covered parking spaces, which is ideal for long term parking. Why leave your car vulnerable to the elements when you could park in affordable covered parking?

There are nine levels of the parking garage and the maximum clearance is 11’ 0”. EV parking stations are available on Levels 1 and 9 of the garage. Accessible parking is located on Level 2 of the parking garage.

From I-195, take Exit 1-A and turn right onto Terminal Drive, then turn left onto Scott Drive.


Hourly Parking Garage

The Hourly Parking Garage is the closest parking option to the Baltimore Airport entrance. It is located directly across from the terminal building and has easy access to I-195. The garage is equipped with Smart Park technology, so you can follow the green lots to an open parking space. The height clearance of the garage is 6 feet, 8 inches.

If you are flying on Southwest, then park on the right side of the Hourly Garage as it is closest to the Southwest Gates on Concourse A, B, and C.


Valet Parking

Valet parking at Baltimore Airport is extremely convenient, although it is the most expensive long term option. Prices start at $30 per day, but it includes a complimentary window cleaning, interior vacuuming, and luggage assistance. Electric vehicle charging is also available free of charge.

Valet parking is located on the fifth floor of the Hourly Garage near Tower B. Enter the garage through the Valet Parking entrance and follow signs to the drop-off area. Your car will remain under covered parking in the hourly parking garage while you’re away. The height clearance of the garage is 6 feet, 8 inches.

Valet parking is the closest parking to the terminal and is just steps from the airline check-in counters. If you are running late, then valet parking is a great option for you.


Long Term Parking Tips

  • Note your parking space location. Take a photo of the parking space number and/or location of your car so that you remember where you parked when you return. After a long vacation, you may find it hard to remember where you left your car!
  • Never leave valuables in your car. The best way to protect your vehicle against theft is to remove all items of value. This includes essential documents, extra keys, and electronic devices.
  • Arrive early for your flight. This wayyou have plenty of time to clean out your car, secure everything, and gather your luggage so you don't forget anything.
  • Inspect your vehicle when you return. Always double-check your vehicle for scratches, dents, or missing items so that you can address it with the parking staff immediately before you leave the lot.


Prices are subject to change. This article was updated in September 2020. Please note that it is not possible to book at any of the official Baltimore Airport parking lots on our platform at this moment.

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