Traveler TipParking lots can fill quickly during peak travel times.
Parking at ASE
March 24. 2023. The Aspen/Pitkin County Airport Parking Lots are nearing capacity. Alternative transportation to the airport is strongly advised in the coming days.
ASE offers two convenient parking lots for travelers: Bear Lot is located feet from the terminal entrance and the Elk Lot (Economy) is a short walk from Baggage Claim. Follow signage on Airport Road (frontage road running parallel to Hwy 82). Click here to see a larger image of the map.
LAZ Parking is our strategic partner and manages both Bear Lot and Elk Lot.
For immediate assistance, press the HELP button at the exit gates or at the terminal pay stations.
For more information, call or text LAZ Parking at 970-309-5497 or by email at aspenairportparking@
Current Parking Status
Reservations unavailable from March 22 – April 3 for Spring Break
How do I pay for parking?
Drive up to the exit gate in either lot and scan your parking ticket. The exit kiosks only take credit card. Swipe your cc to pay the displayed fee. Press for a receipt if needed.
Can I pay with cash?
There are two kiosks just inside the doors to the Arrival and Departure Terminals. Scan your parking ticket, pay cash at the kiosk, and exit by using your original ticket.
How much does it cost to park?
The Bear Lot is $12 per day and the Elk Lot is $6 per day. If you are parking for less than 12 hours, see the rate signs above for a detailed breakdown.
Can I pay through my phone?
YES! Text the word ‘PAY’ to (970) 710-3604 and follow the check-out screen on your browser.
I lost my parking ticket. What do I do?
There is a button on the screen at each exit kiosk labeled ‘Lost Ticket’. Press the ‘Lost Ticket’ button and pay the displayed fee of $75 to exit. You can contact LAZ Parking for more information at (970) 309-5297.
My ticket is faded and won't scan. How do I pay?
Text the word ‘PAY’ to (970) 710-3604 and follow the check-out screen on your browser. Once paid, either press the HELP button on the exit screen to be let out or call 970-309-5497.
Do I need to create another parking reservation if my plans change?
NO! If your flight is delayed or your plans change, the parking kiosk will generate the amount owed upon exiting the lot. You will still need your original reservation QR Code and a credit card.
I made a parking reservation but need to cancel. Is it too late?
As long as you cancel your reservation 24 hours before it starts, you can receive a full refund.
I pressed the screen for a ticket but nothing is happening.
The touch screens work best when touched lightly. Touch the button lightly to produce a ticket and enter the lot.
Is there a shuttle service at ASE?
No. Both of our parking lots are located within walking distance to the terminal.
Traveler TipView bus schedule ahead of your trip.
Bus service provided by RFTA is free into Aspen and Snowmass. Fares apply for all stops north past the Brush Creek Intercept Lot. Follow the signs at the Baggage Claim exit. The Information Booth in Baggage Claim can provide schedules and local bus information.Bus Schedule & Routes
Traveler TipDrive with caution in seasonal high alpine weather conditions.
Worry Free Rentals
Several national companies provide rentals at ASE. Rental Car Counters are located in the Baggage Claim/Arrivals Area of the Terminal. Rental car return is conveniently located a few minute walk from the terminal.Rental Providers
Taxis and Car Service
There are several ground transportation providers authorized to service ASE. Taxis are readily available or pre-arranged transportation can be made with our many Limousine providers, Hotel Shuttles, and Ridesharing services. Taxis, Limousines, and Hotel Shuttles can be met directly outside Baggage Claim in the Ground Transportation Circle while Ridesharing services can be met directly on the front drive.Ground Transportation