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Sacramento Airport Guide to Sacramento International Airport (SMF)

Parking Sacramento Airport (SMF)

At Sacramento Airport (SMF Airport) there are three different parking option (Hourly Parking, Parking Garage and Daily Parking):


Hourly Parking

It is located close to Terminal B and it is designed for passengers that need to park for short stays. There is no shuttle service.


- 30 minutes or part thereof - $2

- Maximum per day - $29

If you need to park longer than a few hours, we recommend you to park at the parking garage or the daily lot.

Parking Garage

It is a covered parking available for Terminals A and B. There are pedestrian bridges that connect the daily parking with both terminals.


- 30 minutes or part thereof - $2

- Maximum per day - $18

Pedestrian bridges location:

- To Terminal A - Third floor of the garage

- To Terminal B - Fifth floor of the garage

Daily Parking

It is available for Terminals A and B. Shuttle service is available, it runs every 10 minutes.


- 30 minutes or part thereof - $2

- Maximum per day - $12

Economy Parking

It is the cheapest option of daily parking options at Sacramento Airport.

It is the parking lot located farthest from the terminal and there is no walking path.

There is available a shuttle service and it takes approximately 45 minutes to arrive at the terminals from the time that passengers park their car. Frequency is of every 20 minutes.


- 30 minutes or part thereof - $2

- Maximum per day - $10

Tip: During holidays and peak periods the economy lot can become full.

Long Term Parking

If do you need to park more than one or two days, please, call the following number to know which options do you have: 916.874.0825.

It is recommended that if you don’t know where to park your car for a long stay, go at Sacramento airport with time to manage to park your vehicle.

Other important information


Cell Phone Lot

It is a Free Waiting Area to pick up passengers. Passengers may only stop for active loading/unloading.

Location: near the Interstate 5 entrance/exit with convenient access to both terminals. There is a 3 hour limit and vehicles must be attended at all times.

Oversized vehicles

Vehicles more than 21 feet long are charged double the posted rates. Vertical clearance in the parking garage is 8 feet 2 inches.

Methods of payment accepted

Drivers can pay by cash, credit and debit cards: Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.

*Prices are subject to change.

The link below will direct you to the various methods and prices for parking. Parking maps, rates, online booking and customer satisfaction ratings are provided.


Sacramento Airport Parking

Park, Sleep, and Fly! Leave your vehicle at a nearby hotel while you go on your trip.

Airports hotels with parking packages have become a favorite among seasoned travelers. Often less than the cost of airport parking alone, these packages offer convenient parking and hotel accommodation options when you leave or return from the airport. If you have en early morning depature, why not book an airport hotel that offers Park, Sleep and Fly packages, staying the night before you depart, rather than leaving home in the early hours of the morning?

A good night’s sleep at a hotel located close to the airport can alleviate the fear of missing your flight due to heavy traffic, bad weather or airport security measures. Again, in many cases, the cost of the Park Sleep and Fly hotel packages with free airport parking is about the same as the airport parking alone.

Sacramento International Airport Parking