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Cheap Short or long term parking at Raleigh RDU Airport

by Paul Joseph  |  Published March 18, 2019

Raleigh–Durham International Airport is the main airport serving the cities of Raleigh, Durham, and the surrounding Research Triangle region of North Carolina. It is located just over 4 miles northeast of the town of Morrisville in Wake County and offers passenger service to 68 destinations including direct transatlantic routes to London and Paris.

Raleigh Airport (Photo: Joseph Williams via Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

For travellers using Raleigh RDU who are coming to the airport in their own transport, there are plenty of parking options, including official airport parking and through non-affiliated companies too. To help pick the best option for you and your needs, we’ve selected three of the best online companies offering cheap parking deals, based on several factors including price, services, policies and customer reviews.

Airport Parking Reservations

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Parking rates at RDU airport can fluctuate by a serious margin depending on the vendor you choose. If you’re dead-set on avoiding hefty rates for a parking spot, then you may want to check out Airport Parking Reservations, who provide online rates for off site parking lots, across the world When we searched for parking at Raleigh Airport, we found a great many offers, starting at $6.15 per day for a parking lot situated a mile-and-a-half from the airport, with valet and self-covered options and a free shuttle included too. Conveniently for the budget-conscious, Airport Parking Reservations also don’t charge for cancellations.

Official Airport Parking

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Raleigh RDU has a wide range of official airport parking options, though these do tend to be pricier than using a non-affiliated company with off site parking lots. For economy parking, there are two garages that both offer a free shuttle service to and from the terminal, with pricing starting at $1 per hour, or $6 per day. If you’re happy to pay more for added convenience, there are also garages much closer to the terminal, with rates starting at $2 per hour, or $14 per day. These garages also offer both covered and outdoor parking.

Park Sleep Fly

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If you need a hotel airport as well as airport parking, Park Sleep Fly are the go-to guys for packages that combine both. The big selling point of these kind of deals is that they are invariably cheaper than booking them both separately. When we searched for deals for Raleigh Airport, we found an impressive 12 packages available. Among them was an overnight stay at the Quality Inn & Suites, located 1 mile from the airport, which when bundled with a week’s long term parking near Raleigh Airport parking would cost just $104. All of the deals we found also came with a free cancellation policy too.