Raleigh FAQs (RDU)

What forms of payment are accepted for parking at RDU?

  • RDU accepts all major credit cards as payment for parking. Cash is no longer accepted.

Does RDU offer Economy parking?

  • Yes, currently the Economy 3 lot is operational. Economy 4 is closed until further notice.

What is the cost for Economy parking?

  • The Economy parking rate is $1.00 per hour or $11.00 per day.

Are covered parking spaces available at RDU?

  • Yes, there are parking spaces available in RDU’s Premier parking lot. 

What is the charge for Premier parking?

  • The rate for parking in the Premier lot is $5.00 per hour or $25.00 per day.

Where can I wait for arriving passengers?

  • The Cell Phone lot is a convenient area just three minutes away from the terminals. This lot is free of charge. Please note, there are no restroom facilities or vending machines in this area.

How do I book my parking in advance?

What are the daily parking rates?

  • For the currently open lots, the rates are as follows:
    • Premier: $25 per day
    • Central: $17 per day
    • Economy 3: $11 per day

What if I booked online, but the lot is full when I arrive?

  • Online booking guarantees you a spot when you arrive. You may proceed to the parking area even if the sign reads “full”. 

Are shuttles available at RDU?

  • Yes, free shuttle service is available 24/7.

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