Kings Island Parking | Simply Explained

When you pull up to the parking lot, you'll realize there are multiple options available when parking at the Kings Island park.

In this page, we'll go over all of the parking options that are available, why you'd consider other parking options, and how they stack up against each other.

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General Parking

General Parking is going to be your most basic and cheapest option when parking at Kings Island.

It's also the most common parking choice amongst visitors. 

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General Parking will be $25 consistently every day of the year, for one car, motorcycle or RV/Camper.

Payment Options

It's important to know that Cash is not accepted. Parking must be paid with a credit or debit card.

You're able to pre-pay for parking directly from the Kings Island site.

Why Pre-Pay For Parking?

It's simple, when you pre-pay for parking you can just show the park attendant the receipt, and they'll seamlessly let you through in seconds.

Whereas if you decide to pay at the park, you'll have to spend a few minutes there, as they process your payment, before providing you your receipt.

Take into consideration the hundreds of visitors who will do this while you're in line behind them, and you'll wish everyone had prepaid parking!

Preferred Parking

Preferred Parking will provide you access to park closer to the entrance of the park, at a higher cost than general parking.

kings island family walking

You may think that it's not a big deal, however you should take into consideration how you will feel after a long day at the park.

After walking around for the entire day and having a fantastic experience, for some guests they don't want to spend another half an hour (on a busy day) walking back and trying to find their car.

Preferred Parking prices change daily and is $35 online and $40 at the gate.

Payment Options

Similarly to General parking, cash is not accepted. Parking must be paid with a credit or debit card.

You're able to pre-pay for parking directly from the Kings Island site.

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