Faster and smarter in the app... Download now

Save more on airport parking in Canada

Airport Parking in Canada

Make sure you are getting the best parking for your flight from any of the major Canadian Airports with outstanding secured parking lots. There's no reason why finding the perfect parking for your trip has to be stressful, here we'll go through the ins and outs of airport parking to give you the best footing to figure out what you want.

Whether you're looking for the ultra-convenience of meet and greet parking where a professional driver will park your car for you, to the budget-friendly park and ride options all within easy reach of the airport.

Airports for International Flights in Canada
Airport IATA Code Province
Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport YTZ Toronto
Calgary International Airport YYC Alberta
Edmonton International Airport YEG Alberta
Fredericton International Airport YFC New Brunswick
Gander International Airport YQX Newfoundland & Labrador
Halifax Stanfield International Airport YHZ Nova Scotia
Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc International Airport YQM New Brunswick
Montréal–Trudeau International Airport YUL Quebec
Ottawa Macdonald–Cartier International Airport YOW Ontario
Québec/Jean Lesage International Airport YQB Quebec
Regina International Airport YQR Regina
Saskatoon John G. Diefenbaker International Airport YXE Saskatchewan
St. John's International Airport YYT Newfoundland and Labrador
Toronto Pearson Airport YYZ Ontario
Vancouver International Airport YVR British Columbia
Winnipeg International Airport YWG Manitoba

Let's take a look at the various types of parking you can expect to find at these Canadian Airports:

On-Airport parking

One of the most convenient ways to park at the airport is... to park at the airport! With on-airport parking you can park your car close to the terminal to ensure very short transfer times, normally just a quick stroll will have you at departures and ready for your flight. Park up, grab your luggage and head to the terminal, it really is that simple.

Off-Airport parking

Off-airport parking can often be the most budget-friendly way to park, located in the areas surrounding the airports you'll tend to find a slightly longer transfer between you and the beginning of your trip. These transfers are normally handled by a dedicated transfer shuttle serving the airport.

Meet and Greet parking

This is the most convenient way to park as you don't even have to park! Head to the airport where you'll be met by a professional driver, hand them your keys and they'll park your car in a secured parking lot close to the airport. When you return from your trip give the driver a call and they'll return your car to you so you can head home!

Electric cars ⚡

You'll find many of the parking lots at major airports in Canada have facilities for electric car charging, you can find more information about this on the specific pages for each airport parking lot.

Electric Car Charging
Holiday Extras recommended Airport Parking

There's a lot of parking lots out there, depending on the airport you are flying from there could be dozens of choices, so keep an eye out for our 'Holiday Extras recommends' sections on each of our airport pages to see what we think is the best parking lot available.

These could represent the best-value parking lot at the airport, giving you some extra pennies to spend on souvenirs, or the closest, meaning less time on transfer buses and dragging your luggage about.

Canada Airport Parking - Frequently Asked Questions


Can I leave my car at the airport?

Absolutely, each of the airports in Canada will have a variety of options for parking while you're away. These could include super-close to the terminal self-parking, VIP valet parking or budget-friendly off-airport parking.

Can I park at Toronto Pearson Airport?

You certainly can! There are a variety of parking options available at Pearson Airport in Toronto, depending on what suits you the most, whether you're looking to save some money with an off-airport park and ride lot or get ultra-convenience with a valet parking service. Below you can see the official Toronto Airport parking lots but do be aware there are plenty more available from other parking providers.

  • Express Parking - Terminal 1 only
  • Daily Parking - Terminals 1 and 3
  • Preferred Park - Reserved parking, all terminals
  • Terminal 1 Express Valet - Terminal 1 only
  • Valet Care - All terminals
  • Value Park Garage - Connected to Terminal 1 and 3 by train
  • Value Park Lot - Connected to Terminal 1 and 3 by train
  • Viscount Station Reserved Lot - Uncovered reserved parking

How much does it cost to park at the Toronto Pearson Airport?

This is dependent on a number of different factors from how long you wish to park for, to the type of parking you're looking for. It can also be affected by the time of year, with busier periods often carrying higher parking prices, and how far in advance you book you parking.

Do you have to pay for parking at Toronto Pearson Airport?

You can park for free for up to 45 minutes at the Cell Phone parking area at Toronto Pearson Airport, perfect if you're just dropping off at the airport. The Cell Phone Lot also has access to electric car charging facilities to keep your car fully charged.

What is the cheapest parking at Pearson Airport Toronto?

The cheapest parking at Pearson Airport Toronto is provided by the Value Park Lot, an uncovered parking lot where you will self-park your car. The Terminal Link train runs every 4 minutes.