Los Angeles Airport Parking Services

Parking at LAX airport

With 8,000 parking spaces available in eight parking structures, there are plenty of LAX airport parking options available the 24 hours, long or short-term. It is located opposite the roadways from the passenger terminals.

PARKING LOTS AND RATES

Pickup or return by family/friends

Drop off passengers: Passengers can be dropped off at the terminals in the upper level/departures area.

Pickup: Passengers may be picked up at the outside curbside on the lower level/arrivals level outside of baggage claim.

If you are picking up a passenger, please use LAX's free 24-hour cell phone waiting lot as this is the designated meet-up area for arriving passengers. Free waiting is limited to two hours. Enough period of waiting time for passengers to call to say they are ready to be picked up.
Location - The cell phone lot is located on 96th Street east of Sepulveda Blvd, a quarter mile west of the 96th Street Bridge for the entrance to the passenger terminal area of LAX.
NOTE- The driver must not leave the vehicle at ANY TIME. Commercial vehicles and transportation service vehicles are not allowed.

Terminal B pick-up area (passenger pick-up location near Tom Bradley International)

To pick up passengers near the Tom Bradley International Terminal, drivers can use the free pick-up area in Terminal B, on the lower level of Parking lot 3. This eases the traffic on the congested highway.

Central Terminal Area

Located 3-5 min to terminal. Parking Structures 1, 2A, 3, 4, 6 and 7 have a maximum vehicle height restriction of 8 feet, 2 inches. Parking Structures 2B and 5 have a maximum vehicle height restriction of 7 feet.

IMPORTANT: All vehicles entering the Central Terminal Area (CTA) of the LAX parking garage are subject to random inspection. In addition, persons (including those with disabilities) pulling a parking stub through a gate arm and into a parking structure MUST pay published parking fees.

For further information about Central Terminal Area Parking: email [email protected] or call (424) 646-7275.

Rates (updated to Nov 14, 2022). Rates may vary at any time:

From 15 Minutes to 60 min $9
Each 30 Minutes after the first hour $7
Maximum for each 24 hour period $60

Premium Parking

  1. 2 - 3 mins to terminal
  2. Premium location in P1
  3. You can’t park closer
  4. Premium EV charging location
  5. Coming soon in P2A, P3, P5, P6, P7 and Economy.

Rates (updated to Nov 14, 2022). Rates may vary at any time:

From 15 Minutes to 60 min $11
Each 30 Minutes after the first hour $9
Maximum for each 24 hour period $70
Pre-Book (a discount may apply)

Economy Parking Lot

  1. 15 minutes to Terminal building
  2. Lowest LAX parking rates
  3. No. 1 long term parking option
  4. EV charging available
  5. Free shuttle to and from the terminal. Passenger pick-up areas are located on Level 1 of the garage (south east section) and on the Arrivals level of the CTA, at the pink LAX Shuttle zones.
  6. Shuttles service takes 15 mins & runs every 7 to 10 mins

Rates (updated to Nov 14, 2022). Rates may vary at any time:

From 1 Minutes to 60 min $8
Each 30 Minutes after the first hour $7
Maximum for each 24 hour period $35

Valet Parking

  1. Available in P1, P2A and P4
  2. 1 - 2 mins to terminal
  3. No searching for a space, they will take care of the parking for you

Rates (updated to Nov 14, 2022). Rates may vary at any time:

Daily rate $75 (Maximum for each 24-hour period)

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Following is the new EV charging equipment installed for each CTA garage: 

P1 — 100 L2, 2 DCFC
P2A — 51 L2, 1 DCFC
P2B — 39 L2
P3 — 98 L2, 1 DCFC
P4 — 89 L2, 1 DCFC
P5 — 60 L2
P6 — 114 L2, 1 DCFC

Service Fee $2 per session plus 0.45 per kWh

Van Nuys (Flyaway)

  1. 60 plus mins to terminal
  2. Servicing the San Francisco Valley Area
  3. Park at Van Nuys, fly from LA
  4. Shuttle cost not included in the pre-book price
  5. Low cost airport parking

Rates (updated to Nov 14, 2022). Rates may vary at any time:

Flyaway bus $9.75
Hourly Rate $2
Daily rate $5

Bookings and further parking information

Private Off-Site Parking Options (not part of LAX)

Several private parking lots offer courtesy shuttle service to the LAX Central Terminal area and have their stops on the upper level of departures, identified by red pillars on the sidewalk. LEARN MORE