Cleveland Airport Parking

Cleveland (CLE) - Airport Parking

Cleveland Hopkins International Airport is a public airport located in Brook Park, Ohio. CLE airport provides both international and domestic flights.


Cleveland Airport Parking for Hopkins International

Cleveland Hopkins International Airport is the largest and busiest in Ohio serving 9.5 million passengers per year to 54 destinations. It has the airport code CLE and is larger than most other airports around America with a similar passenger count.

The domestically focused Hopkins airport provides service for Greater Cleveland as well as Northeast Ohio with its location just 9 miles Southwest of Downtown Cleveland near Glenn Research Centre.

When looking for Cleveland airport parking residents, who want to fly out from CLE, have a lot of options. They can choose from 6 on-site and several off-site parking lots and garages next to the airport. Cleveland airport long term parking is very convenient especially if you are traveling for a few days or more.

Cleveland Airport Parking Rates

CLE smart parking offers an array of short and long term rates to suit your needs. Cleveland airport parking rates starting at only $6 for one hour in their garage all way up to a cost as much as 35 dollars per day if you want Valet service outside. There are several off-site options available near Cleveland airport. See below for the full set of short and long term parking rate comparisons.

Cleveland Airport Long Term Parking

There are 6 options available for long term parking at Cleveland airport. CLE Smart Parking Garage is the most technologically advanced, with its guidance system and direct bridges into terminals. Red Lot, Blue Lot and Orange lot are all on-site parking options for travelers picking up or dropping off at the airport. Brown Parking Lot is located further east of Terminal A which requires a shuttle service.

Cleveland airport parking may seem expensive but Parkobility with its trusted partners offers cheap daily rates for long term parking starting from $3.95. Included are free shuttles with easy access to terminals. You can compare all official airport rates below.

Parkobility Options
Cleveland airport long term parking with shuttle
Per day$3.95
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Airport Options
CLE Smart Parking Garage Per day
Red Lot Per day
Blue Lot
Per day
Orange Lot
Per day
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Grey LotPer day
Curbside ValetPer day

Cleveland Airport Short Term Parking

CLE parking only has one option for hourly or short term parking: CLE Smart Garage. All other locations at Cleveland airport charge by day regardless. Most convenient option comes with CLE Smart Garage being the nearest to Terminals and charging $6 per hour for the thirst free hours. 

Also there is a Cell Phone Lot, where free parking is possible. But you can’t leave your car unattended and there is a bigger walking distance, which means that this option is only good for picking someone up from the airport.

Parking OptionsTimeRate
CLE Smart Parking Garage1 Hour
2 Hour
3 Hour
Per Day$22

Frequently asked Questions (FAQ)

How much does it cost to leave your car for a week at CLE airport?

Official Cleveland airport parking can cost you $13 to $35 per day. So if you want to park your car for a week, you have to pay between 90 and 250 dollars, depending on the option. Other off-site airport parking options are a lot cheaper. Parkobility options start from $3.95/day or from $28 per week.

Should I park in Short Term or Long Term Parking in CLE?

If you are planning to stay for 5 to 8 hours, long term parking is the best choice for you. The daily rates at long term parking lots are a lot cheaper. For short stays under two hours, the best short term option is CLE Smart Parking Garage with 6$ per hour. 

How to avoid parking at the airport?

You can ask your friend to drop you off at terminals, travel by taxi or public transport, choose long term off-site parking options with a shuttle service near the airport or take a lift.

Where can I park for Cleveland Short Term Parking?

Short term parking for Cleveland airport is available at CLE Smart Parking Garages. The Smart Garages are directly located at terminals. There is also free parking at the more distant Cell Phone Lot.

How early should I arrive for Cleveland Airport Parking?

For off-site parking options, it is better to arrive 3 or 3.5 hours early before your flight departure. With on-site parking it is enough to be 2 or 2.5 hours early at least. Please consider traveling season as well, as there might be more traffic and larger queues at check-in.fers free shuttles service from the Economy parking and ValuPark parking lot.