Parking In Georgetown

Street Parking in Georgetown  

Street parking is available from Monday to Saturday from 7 am to 10 pm for $2 per hour. Note that Sundays and holidays are free! If you are parking in a residential area, there is a limit of parking for 2 hours at a time in a single spot. Residents of the community should get a Zone 2 Parking Permit. Learn to see if you qualify and how to get a permit here.  


Street Parking Restrictions 

Be sure to not park on M Street and the 1100-1600 blocks of Wisconsin Avenue, N.W., from 7 to 9:30 am and 4 to 6:30 pm Monday through Friday. Be sure to read all parking signs before leaving your car to avoid ticketing!  


Parking Garages 

Spaces are available for hourly, daily, and monthly rentals. 

Reserve Your Spot in Advance with a Parking App 

Reserve your spot in advance to have your experience in Georgetown be as seamless as possible. Apps like SpotHero, Park Whiz, and Parkopedia help you find discounted parking spots ahead of time and save you time and money.  


Long Term Parking Garages 

Colonial Parking has been a leading parking service throughout the D.C./Georgetown areas for over 60 years! They offer daily and monthly parking spaces. Please find a map of their different parking garages around Georgetown here.

Parking Quick Hits


Georgetown Park

Parking Garage Address:

3222 M Street, NW Washington D.C., 20007

Here is where to park for all of the popular restaurants, shops, and offices. This garage offers 668 spots and 24/7 service. 

Daily Prices

  • First 30 Minutes: $6
  • Hourly: $12.00
  • Daily Parking: $22
  • Weekend: $22.95 

Monthly Prices  

  • Business (7am-7pm) M-F: $305
  • 24/7 Parking: $315
  • Fill out a monthly application here. 
Georgetown University

 Visitor Parking Address:

3611 Canal Road NW

Georgetown University lists detailed parking directions on their website for visitor, student, and staff parking. You can find detailed directions on how to get to the visitor parking lot here.

Visitor Parking: 

    • Hourly: $5.00
    • Daily Parking: $25.00
    • Daily Parking after 3 pm: $15.00
    • Daily Parking after 7 pm: $10.00
    • All students after 4:30 pm: $5.00 (Must have GU student ID)


    Georgetown Waterfront

    Closest Paid Parking Center:

    3205 Water St NW, Washington, DC 20007

    Since this spot is popular amongst both locals and tourists, street parking can be challenging to find. Look for meter parking of K and Water Streets, N.W.  

    Parking garages may be your best bet on weekends and event days. Reserve parking close to the Waterfront at 

    Dumbarton Oaks 

    Meter Parking Address:

    R Street

    Closest Paid Parking Lot Address:

    This tranquil landscape offers two-hour street parking (unlimited time on Sundays) off R street or Whitehaven. If street parking is taken, you can reserve a space at a garage closer to Georgetown’s central and walk about half a mile.

    Other Transportation Methods


    If you find yourself in Georgetown without a car, not a problem! There are public transportation options available to get around the town. You can check out our blog article, “Getting Around Georgetown and D.C. via Public Transportation.” In addition, the Georgetown, DC official website has put together a comprehensive guide for Transportation in the neighborhood.

    Note that the metro doesn’t come into Georgetown directly, but they can drop you off close by at Foggy Bottom or Rosslyn, VA. You can also use a bike-sharing service around Georgetown with Capital Bikeshare! With bike kiosks scattered around the city, you can pick up and drop off your bike as you please. 

    If you have any questions about parking in Georgetown, please reach out to us here.