Disneyland Vacation Planning

Disneyland Resort Parking

Although the Disneyland Resort area can be a little intimidating, parking areas are clearly marked.  Once in the area, just following the signs to the most convenient parking area for the Park or Resort you are visiting.

Overnight parking is not permitted in any Resort Parking Lot except for Hotel Guests.

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Theme Parks (Disneyland & California Adventure)


  • Cars and motorcycles $25.00
  • RVs and Limos, over-sized vehicles, Tractors without trailers $30.00
  • Buses and trucks with extended trailers $35.00
  • Preferred Parking $40.00 (only at Mickey & Friends)

Mickey & Friends Parking Structure, Pixar Pals Park Structure and Toy Story Parking Lot open 1 hour prior to Disneyland Park scheduled opening.  Oversized vehicles should use the Toy Story Parking Lot.  The height limit at the two structures is 13’ 10”.

Disneyland Resort parking sometimes reaches capacity, so keep an eye out for signage directing you to other lots.

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

The Mickey & Friends Parking Structure offers several ChargePoint charging stations for guests with electric vehicles.  Rates are determined by ChargePoint (and do not include cost of parking) and guests must use or register for a ChargePoint account.

When arriving, notify a Cast Member for directions to the charging stations.


Downtown Disney

Self Parking:
Receive 3 hours of free parking at the Downtown Disney lot with a minimum $20 purchase from any one Downtown Disney location, including quick-serve restaurants, kiosks, and merchandise locations. Receive 5 hours of free parking with validation from any Downtown Disney table-service restaurant or AMC Theatres. After that, its $14 for each additional hour, charged in 30-minute increments, up to a maximum of $56.

The North lot is located at Disneyland Drive and Magic Way IS NOW CLOSED.

The South lot (Simba Lot) is located on Disneyland Drive & Downtown Disney Cruise, south of Disney's Paradise Pier Hotel.

Parking for Guests with Disabilities
Guests with disabilities will find parking in the first aisle in the Simba Lot.

Drop-Off Area
Follow the signs to the drop-off area in the Simba Lot for 15-minutes of free parking. There is also a drop-off area on the east side of the resort off of Harbor Boulevard.


Resort Hotels


Registered Guests

  • Self Parking Daily Rate - $25
  • Valet Parking Daily Rate - $35

Non-Registered Guests*

  • Self Parking - $25 for the first hour, then $10 for each additional hour ($65 maximum)
  • Oversized Vehicles - $30 for the first hour, then $10 for each additional hour ($70 maximum)
  • Valet Parking - $35 for the first hour, then $10 for each addtional hour ($105 maximum)

*3 hours free with validation from hotel table-service restaurants and 5 hours free with validation from Napa Rose or Mandara Spa.  Hourly rate after first hour charged in 20 minute increments. Lost ticket pays the maximum daily rate.


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