Parking

  • For daily parking, SmarTrip® cards are the primary form of payment accepted. Additionally, some stations accept credit cards. See individual station parking pages for payment information.
  • Meters at short-term parking spaces accept only quarters and $1 coins.
  • Parking is free at Metro-operated lots on weekends and federal holidays. Most weekends, it's easy to find a space at Metro parking lots.

Franconia-Springfield

All day spaces: 5,069 (Fees collected upon exit, 9:30 am to 1 am.)
Cost/day: $4.95
Payment: SmarTrip® cards and credit cards
Short-term metered spaces: 48  (Parking available 8:30 am - 3:30 pm and 7 pm - 2 am)
Additional spaces and costs: 97 spaces metered for 12-hr. max @ $1.00 per 60 mins.
Multi-day parking: Between 15 and 17 spaces are allocated for multi-day use of up to 10 days. Availability is on a first-come, first-served basis. There is no charge for multi-day parking beyond the regular fee. Access multi-day parking by entering the garage through the lower level entrance #1 and proceeding to row J of the facility. Park in spaces signed "Multi-day Parking."
Reserved parking location: Franconia-Springfield Parkway at Frontier Drive
Reserved rate: $45