The largest airport in the state of Oregon, Portland International Airport (PDX) is located six miles northeast of downtown, just south of the Columbia River in Multnomah County. The airport offers direct flights and connections to most major airport throughout the US and direct international flights to over 100 cities worldwide including Canada, Germany, Iceland, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom.
Portland Airport (Photo: Brian Moon via Flickr / CC BY 2.0)
If you’re looking for economy parking options in Oregon, there are some great parking rates at PDX that we can recommend. To help find the best option for you, we’ve picked out three of the very best online companies offering cheap parking at or nearby the airport. Whether it’s off site parking, short term parking or long term parking near Portland Airport, we hope you’ll find what you’re looking for.
A useful technique for unearthing cheap airport parking deals is through price comparison – or “aggregator” – websites, and one of the most reputable is Way.com. You pick your dates of travel and are then shown a wide range of off site parking deals by local suppliers , all of which put you within a few minutes’ drive of the airport. These deals typically include airport shuttles and 24-hour security, too. Bookings can be completed via the website or on the Way smartphone app, depending on your preference. Longer bookings, particularly of a few weeks’ or more, can often be substantially cheaper, so Way is especially good for long term parking. When we searched for parking near Portland Airport, we found 7 options, starting at $6.75 per day for a parking spot 2 miles from the airport. You can also cancel your booking any time before you’re supposed to check-in and still be entitled to a full refund.
There is plenty of official parking at Portland Airport, with short term rates starting at $3 per hour or $27 per day. Conveniently located next to the terminal, the short term lot has more than 3,300 spaces, with a skybridge and tunnels connecting the garage to the terminal building. Long term rates are similar – $3 per hour or $24 per day – with the 7-story garage situated close to the terminal offering more than 3,000 covered spaces. Tunnels and moving sidewalks connect the garage to the terminal.
Most airports tend to have hotels within easy each, typically used by travellers with an early flight or a late arrival. Park Sleep Fly offer packages that include parking and hotel stays before or after your flight, often with a free shuttle to and from the terminal included. The main bonus of booking the two as together is that it’s usually much cheaper than doing so separately. When we searched for deals for Portland Airport, we found 7 deals available. Among them was an overnight stay Howard Johnson Portland Airport, located 2.5 miles from the airport, which when bundled with a week’s parking would cost $109. All of the deals we found also came with a free cancellation policy too.