Tampa International Airport Parking - Hotels, Car Rentals, Shuttle Transportation
Learn where to park at Tampa International Airport. Find out the general prices, available parking areas and handicapped accessible parking locations. Discover tips and rules designed to make your TPA parking experience as simple as possible.
Driving to Tampa International Airport
Tampa International Airport is surrounded by major roads at 5503 West Spruce Street. To the north, you'll find the 580. South is the 616. Respectively, to the west and east are the 60 and I-92.
The entrance to the airport is right off the I-60 and 616. Look for the George J. Bean Inbound Parkway. This leads directly to the airport.
Parking at Tampa International Airport
Enjoy numerous options for on-site TPA parking. You'll find a great range of prices.
Valet parking is most expensive, but extremely convenient. Note there is a 6' 8” restriction on your vehicle's height if you use this service. The drop off is curbside at the Blue Departure area. Rates range from $2 to $25.
The Short-term Garage is above the terminal. Vehicles over 6' 8” will not fit in this garage. Your first hour is free. After that, the average rate starts at $3 per hour.
The Long-term Garage is adjacent to the terminal. Vehicles over 7' 10” will not fit in this garage, but there is a High-Vehicle Level area with 10 foot clearance. Monorail brings passengers to their appropriate terminal or use walkways found on the second level. The rates in this garage range from $1 to $15. There is a free hour offered to those using this garage.
The Economy Garage and Parking Lot is located away from the terminal. Rates in these areas range from $1 to $9. Shuttle service runs every 10 minutes. Tall vehicles usually head to this lot as the open area offers 13 foot clearance.
Create a SunPass Plus account and avoid the hassle of waiting in line when you leave the parking area. A SunPass Plus card links to your credit card so when you leave, your account is automatically billed. Otherwise, cashiers accept cash, credit and personal checks.
Vehicles cannot park for longer than 45 days at Tampa International Airport.
If you're simply picking someone up, head to the free Cell Phone Lot. This parking area offers free Wi-Fi. Once your party arrives and has completed gathering their luggage, drive up to the terminal.
Handicapped Parking at Tampa Airport
All parking areas at Tampa International Airport provide spacious handicapped spots. They are generally located nearest the elevators, shuttle stops and monorail waiting areas. Terminal parking areas have 10 foot clearance,while the Economy parking area has an 8 foot clearance. Uncovered Economy lots provide clearance of 13 feet.
Monorail service and shuttles meet ADA requirements. Assistance phones and push-button calling systems are near each elevator lobby. If you need wheelchair assistance, call 813-870-8790 prior to your arrival.
Alternative Parking near Tampa International Airport
Those staying at an area hotel before or after their flight should ask about TPA Park, Sleep and Fly packages. You reserve a room the night before your arrival or after your return. The rate includes up to 14 days of parking in the hotel parking lot.
Park and Fly near Tampa Airport is another cost-saving option. The lots are a short drive from the airport grounds. You park in the secure lot and get free shuttle service to and from the airport. Rates are usually half the cost or more of the airport parking lots.
Listen to up-to-the-minute parking information on 1610 AM once you're within three miles of the airport. If you have additional questions, call Tampa Airport Parking at 813-870-8790.