Whether You’re Taking Off, Dropping Off or Picking Up

Parking Options at RNO

We understand you want efficiency and simplicity when you’re traveling, whether you’re flying out or visiting to drop someone off or pick them up. That’s why we make it possible to see live updates of available parking, provide transparent pricing, and breakdown the type of parking available. 

  • Daily rates are charged after 6 hours.
  • Overflow lots are available once airport lots are full. Please look for signage.
  • Parking reservations at the airport are not available at this time.

Get Real-Time Parking Updates

Daily rates are charged after 6 hours. Please use one of our long-term parking solutions for stays longer than 6 hours.

Overflow lots are available once airport lots are full. Please look for signage.

Public Parking

Take Up Some Space


Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO) offers a safe and well-lit parking area conveniently located right across from the terminal building. Whether you have long-term or short-term travel plans, the parking facility is open 24 hours a day with access to our friendly staff who are happy to assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

Passenger Drop-Off & Pick-Up

To & From RNO


Dropping off a loved one? Drivers can drop their passengers off at the outer curb of the terminal building, but remember, there’s no parking or waiting alongside the curb. This area is for immediate loading and unloading only.

If you need to wait to pick someone up, head to the Short-Term Parking garage or the Free Waiting Lot.

Parking Payments

How to Pay & Park at RNO

RNO gives travelers a variety of different options for quick and easy payment. We accept cash, Apple Pay and all major credit cards, including American Express, Discover, Master Card, and Visa.

Ticketless Parking Option

Credit Express allows you to use your credit card as your parking ticket. All you have to do is remember to use the same card when you exit the parking lot!

  1. Pull up to your parking area, kiosks are conveniently located at the entrance of both the
  2. Short-Term and Long-Term Parking garages.
  3. Enter your credit card into the card reader face down, chip first.
  4. Remove your card (no ticket will be dispensed).
  5. The gate will then open, and you can proceed into the parking lot.
  6. Once you return to RNO, use the same credit card you used to enter the lot.
  7. Pay at the Express or Full-Service Lanes to exit.


Already in the Lot? Pay on Foot!

Stop at any of one of the Pay on Foot machines located throughout the parking structure, and pay for your parking ticket with a credit card, debit card, Apple Pay or cash. A prepaid ticket receipt will be printed.

  1. Pull up to your parking area, kiosks are conveniently located at the entrance of both the Short-Term and Long-Term Parking garages.
  2. Make sure to keep your ticket with you.
  3. Once you return to RNO, stop at any of one of the Pay on Foot machines, conveniently located throughout the parking structure, and pay for your parking ticket with a credit or debit card or with cash.
  4. A prepaid ticket receipt will be printed.
  5. Upon exit, insert your prepaid ticket in order to exit.

Want to Pay by Cashier?

The friendly parking staff at RNO is always here to help! Cashiers are located at the exit of the parking garages and accept cash, credit, or debit card payments.

  1. Pull up to your parking area, kiosks are conveniently located at the entrance of both the Short-Term and Long-Term Parking garages.
  2. Press the yellow button for a parking ticket.
  3. Upon exit, insert your ticket into the machine at any attended cashier booth.
  4. The machine at the booth will calculate the amount owed.
  5. Either pay with your credit or debit card by inserting it into the credit card slot to the left of the ticket slot or hand cash to the cashier.
Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Power-Up with Peace of Mind!


RNO has two electric vehicle charging stations located in our parking garages:

  1. Short-Term Parking: The charging station is located near the south-central end of the first floor.
  2. Long-Term Parking: The charging station is located at the southwest corner on the third floor.

There is no fee to use these stations, but regular parking rates apply once you exit the garage. The charging stations are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Our Level I chargers deliver the same electric current as a standard household plug (115V) and provide a slower, steadier charge for electric vehicles. Please check with your car manufacturer on the type of charger you need before plugging in. For a complete list of electric vehicle charging stations in the Reno, Sparks, and Tahoe area, visit

Additional Vehicle Parking

For our Two-Wheeled Travelers


Motorcycle and Moped Parking

Motorcycles and mopeds can park for free on the first floor of the short-term parking garage in designated motorcycle parking areas. You can access motorcycle parking from the far right lane of the garage located at the southwest corner near the entrance. If a motorcyclist chooses to park in a regular parking spot, they will be subject to parking rates.

Bicycle Parking

Bicycle racks are available in two locations:

  1. On the first floor of the parking garage, in the southwest corner near Motorcycle Parking.
  2. Just outside of Door D at the north end of the Baggage Claim.
Park-to-Travel Warehouse Parking

RNO Meets All Parking Needs

Are you looking for a longer-term parking solution?

RNO also offers Warehouse Parking to suit your needs. Airport Warehousing and Park-to-Travel give travelers even more options for secure parking within a few minutes of the terminal.

With advanced notification, courtesy shuttles run to and from the terminal to the parking warehouse. Please call (775) 786-3624 to reserve an airport courtesy shuttle. Shuttles have limited hours and days of operation.

Park-to-Travel Location & Hours

2900 Vassar St Reno, NV 89502

Business Hours:
Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 5:30pm
Closed Daily for Lunch: 12:15pm – 1pm
Saturday – Sunday, Closed*

*Gate access is still available on weekends from 8:30 am to 4:45 pm

Park-to-Travel Pricing

Park-to-Travel Outside Parking Rates
$95.00 per month
$60.00 per week
$10.00 per day

One-time administration fee $15.00.

Please be advised: A 24-hour notice for anyone using this service will be required to vacate your Outside Parking spot.

Park-to-Travel Inside Parking (Mini Storage Unit)

Inside Parking is available at Mini Storage Unit rates. Please visit the Leasing Warehouse page for more information.

Park-to-Travel Contact/Book

Call or email Park-to-Travel today:

P: (775) 786-3624


Frequently Asked Questions

Can I make a reserve a parking space?

Parking at RNO is first-come, first-served. We do not take parking reservations at this time. You can check real-time parking availability on our website. During peak times, overflow parking will be available—just look for the signage!

What if I lost or damaged my parking ticket?

Please head to the cashier on the far left side of the garage exit (not self-serve), and our parking team can assist you. You can also dial (775) 328-6551 if you need further assistance.

What if I need help with a flat tire, a dead battery, or I can’t locate my car?

The RNO parking team will gladly provide free assistance 24/7. You can reach them at (775) 328-6551. Please don’t hesitate to call with any questions or concerns you may have. 

Can I drop off or pick up a passenger along the curb at ticketing or baggage claim?

Passengers can be dropped off at the outer curb at ticketing and baggage claim, but remember that the outer curb is for immediate loading or unloading only. Vehicles left unattended or parked alongside the outer curb are not permitted and will be asked to move. (See curbside parking citation below.)

Learn more about Passenger Drop-Off & Pick-Up.

How long can I park my car at the airport?

RNO encourages you to notify the parking team for extended stays longer than 60 days. Please give our parking team a call at (775) 328-6551.

I received a curbside parking citation. How can I pay my ticket?

For your convenience, RED payment drop boxes are located along the outer curb and are available 24/7 for paid tickets.

Paid tickets can also be mailed using the pre-paid postage on the back of the ticket to the following address:

Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority
P.O. Box 12490
Reno, NV 89510

Tickets can be paid with cash, a cashier’s check, money orders, or personal checks.

I received a curbside parking citation by mistake. Can I appeal it?

Parking citations are issued for violations of curbside rules. Curbside rules are in place to ensure all travelers have a safe and streamlined experience.

  • Vehicles may not park and wait at the airport’s front (or outer) curb. These areas are for immediate loading and unloading only.
  • Do not leave your vehicle unattended at the front (or outer) curb for any reason. Unattended vehicles may be cited, towed, and/or searched by Airport Police. Airport safety regulations are strictly enforced to ensure the security of our passengers.

If you feel you have been incorrectly cited, you may file an appeal by completing a Parking Citation Appeal Form within 30 days of the infraction. 

Do you have accessible parking?

RNO has accessible parking available in the Short-Term Garage, Long-Term Garage, or Long-Term Surface Lot. Accessible parking spaces are marked and located on each floor of the parking garage near the elevators and the far north corner of the Long-Term Surface Lot. 

RNO offers free parking to any vehicle displaying a “Disabled Veteran” or “Ex-Prisoner of War” license plate. There are no other discounts offered for Veterans or ADA placards.

Is the parking at RNO secure?

RNO parking areas are fenced, well-lit, and patrolled. However, we will always recommend that you take any valuables in your car with you or leave them at home if you’re parking for extended periods of time, just to be safe.

What is considered an oversized vehicle?

If your vehicle cannot fit into the parking garage or requires more room than one parking space, it is considered an oversized vehicle.

*Please note these height limitations:

  • Short-Term (1st Level) – 7 feet, 7 inches
  • Long-Term (2nd Level) -8 feet, 2 inches
  • Surface Lot – No height restrictions

*Due to increased parking demand, oversized vehicles are not permitted. Vehicles occupying multiple spaces will be towed at the owner’s expense. Please take an alternate method of transportation to the airport. We apologize for the inconvenience. Please contact the Parking Department at (775) 328-6551 if you have any questions.

Can I park my car at the airport to be used for peer-to-peer car sharing?

Parking in the garage and surface lots is prohibited for use of peer-to-peer car sharing companies (and rental car companies). There are no authorized peer-to-peer car sharing companies at this time.

What is the Skybridge height clearance?

The Skybridge, located above the passenger pick-up and drop-off driving lanes, has a height clearance of 14’6″.