Just north of Downtown DC, Dupont Circle does not see the same amount of traffic, or parkers, but it does see its fair share. With the thousands of people driving in from the suburbs and surrounding cities, parking the DC metro area is a nightmare no matter where you go. Dupont Circle can be difficult to navigate and find a convenient parking spot at a decent price. Thanks to online parking companies like SpotHero and ParkME, parking in the DC area is 10 times easier and more affordable.
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Dupont Circle Online Parking Reservations
Explore Dupont Circle parking options in the map below and use SpotHero to book a guaranteed space ahead of time!
DCparkign.org suggests you do your research before you get where you are going. It doesn’t matter if you are driving to Dupont Circle, Chinatown, or near the National Mall. Parking will be a hassle, but doing some online reasearch will allow you to know where you will park, how much you will spend, and it will also give you piece of mind and relax your nerves. It’s a win, win, win!
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Dupont Circle On Street Parking
- Due to the high volume of visitors, street parking in Dupont Circle can be challenging, even on Weekends.
- There are 18,000 on-street metered spaces throughout the District of Columbia. Generally, the meters run from 7am-6:30pm Monday through Saturday; Although, in some areas where there is a high demand, they run until 10pm. Metered parking costs $2.30 an hour citywide and requires payment by coins, at the kiosk or by cell phone.
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Dupont Circle Parking Tips
- Do your research ahead of time. Dupont Circle has high popularity especially around common dining hours. If you’re heading somewhere that draws a crowd, it’s good to know your parking options beforehand.
- Always, always look out for signage about parking restrictions when parking on the street. Restrictions typically have to do with weather, time limits, and street cleaning.
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Dupont Circle Online Parking Resources
- SpotHero: Dupont Circle Parking Page
- ParkME Washington DC
- SS+ Dupont Circle Parking Map
- Fodor’s: Parking Near Dupont Circle
- DuPont Circle Official Visitors Guide