Cheap Short/ Long Term Parking at Seatac Airport: Top 3 spots

by Paul Joseph  |  Updated July 29, 2021

There is plenty of parking at Seattle-Tacoma, but if you’d prefer to avoid the high cost of leaving your vehicle on-site, you can also find cheap parking near seattle airport.

The sunsetting at Seattle Airport (Photo: Jody Claborn via Flickr)

Sitting 14 miles south of Downtown Seattle and 18 miles northeast of Downtown Tacoma, Sea-Tac is the largest airport in the Pacific Northwest and has flights to cities throughout North America, Europe, the Middle East & Asia. It currently costs up to $37 per day to park at the airport, and long term parkers will have to pay up to $222 per week. However, by looking elsewhere, you can find some great discount parking deals that save you between 40% and 60% on seatac airport parking rates. We’ve picked out 3 of the best off-airport options for short or long term parking deals near Sea-Tac, all of which offer a shuttle service to and from the terminals. We recommend booking these lots via Spothero, where you’ll always find the best discount parking rates.

Motel 6

Located 2.2 miles from the airport, Motel 6 is our favourite choice for those seeking short or long term parking near Sea-Tac. The outdoor parking garage offers uncovered self parking for rates starting at $9.95 per day, along with a free shuttle service taking you to the airport every 30 minutes (or more during busier times) and a pick-up return service on demand. Other amenities include security, 24/hour front desk, and wheelchair access. You can also cancel your parking reservation any time before check-in and still get a full refund.

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Parking Seatac

While this facility is the furthest away from the airport at 3.5 miles, it’s also the only valet option on our list. But that doesn’t equate to more expense – on the contrary, rates for uncovered valet parking are just $4.95 per day. A complimentary shuttle to and from the airport runs 24/7, departing every 15 minutes. There’s also all-day, all-night front desk for extra peace of mind. Customer ratings are excellent too, with particular mention for the facility’s helpful staff. If you cancel before your check-in time you’ll be entitled to a 100% refund.

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Sea-Tac Crest Motor Inn

Our final recommendation is the parking lot at Sea-Tac Crest Motor Inn, which is 2.1 miles away from the airport. Here you’ll pay $6.99 a day for uncovered self parking, with 24-hour access to the facility. There’s a free airport shuttle that runs 24/7 every 30 minutes and pick ups are on demand. You can cancel your reservation any time before your check-in time for a full refund, no questions asked.

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