Park with Metro

Parking at a Metro facility and taking the train or bus is your gateway to DC, Maryland, and Virginia. And we have you covered with various parking options at 51 Metro stations!

Find detailed information about costs, fares, and types of parking spaces available. Just select your Metro station in the search box below!

If you do not see your station on the list, Metro parking is not available at that location.

Parking Benefits

Parking with Metro gives you an accessible and stress-free way to expand your travel possibilities.

  • Easy to Find: With 51 parking locations throughout the area, there is sure to be a parking facility at a Metro station within easy driving distance.
  • Convenient Payment Options: Paying for parking is as easy as pulling into a spot. Depending on which parking facility you chose, you can pay with the ParkMobile® app, SmarTrip®, a credit card, or coins.
  • Accessibility: Metro is accessible for every customer with parking spaces near station entrances and elevators inside multi-level garages.
  • Weekends and Holidays: Metro-operated parking is free on weekends and federal holidays.
  • Save with SmarTrip: At 13 stations, pay less by using your SmarTrip to pay for both your return Metro ride and parking! See details on each station page.

Parking Options

Whatever your parking needs, Metro makes parking easy and convenient.

  • Pick Up/Drop Off Area (Section A): If you just need to pick up or drop off, use our Kiss & Ride lots to get your loved ones on Metro! Look for Section A parking spaces marked for driver attended waiting only.
  • Short-term Hourly Parking: For short trips, you can pay by the hour at our convenient Kiss & Ride Lot pay stations via ParkMobile app, credit card, or coins. Check posted signs for available hours.
  • Daily Parking: Pay one flat fee and park all day at 41 Park & Ride locations across Metro. Pricing depends on location and a non-rider fee may apply at 13 stations. Fares are collected upon exit during the following hours:
    • Monday-Thursday: 7:30 a.m.-12:30 a.m.
    • Friday: 7:30 a.m.-2:00 a.m.
    • Saturday-Sunday and federal holidays: no fares collected except during special events
  • Monthly Reserved Parking: Metro offers premium, guaranteed parking at 35 rail stations for a monthly fee of either $45.00 or $65.00 (plus the regular daily parking rate, which varies by station). Spaces are close to the station and elevators/stairwells, saving you time spent looking for parking.
    • Reserved spaces are available until 10:00 a.m. for permit holders. After that, all open spaces are available for general use.
    • Visit our Reserved Parking page to learn more and apply for a permit today.
  • Multi-day Parking: Planning a longer trip? Metro has four stations that offer a limited number of long-term parking spaces in designated areas (up to 10 days on a first-come, first-served basis, with no additional charge beyond the regular fee):
  • Motorcycle Parking: Our Kiss & Ride lots have dedicated space for your motorcycle.
  • Special Event Parking: Park at Metro for an event, even if you choose not to ride. Select stations offer a $15.00 Special Event Parking Fee during events at SECU Stadium and FedEx Field for non-riders.

Payment Options

You have a variety of options to pay for parking, depending on the parking facility:

  • Hourly Parking/Kiss & Ride Lots
    • ParkMobile app. Pay for hourly parking with just a few taps on your phone. Simply download the ParkMobile app, enter the "Zone Number" and "Space Number" identified on the nearest parking sign, and select the approximate amount of parking time. A ParkMobile service fee will apply.
    • Credit cards. Pay using credit cards at pay stations inside Kiss & Ride lots.
    • Coins. Pay using coins at pay stations inside Kiss & Ride lots.
  • Daily Parking/Park & Ride Lots and Garages
    • SmarTrip . Load money on the same SmarTrip account to pay for your Metro ride and parking fee.
    • Credit cards. Pay for daily parking at all stations using credit cards. A higher, non-rider fee may apply at some Park & Ride lots and garages if you pay with a credit card instead of your SmarTrip.
    • ParkMobile cannot be used to pay daily parking fees in Park & Ride lots and garages.

Can't Find What You Need Here?

Contact our Parking Office at 202-962-1066.