Parking in Parramatta
There are currently more than 3,880 on-street and off-street (multi-level parking stations) parking spaces in the Parramatta Local Government Area. Around 260 new spaces will be added this year.
City of Parramatta provides free 5 and 15 minutes parking zones in the CBD to help visitors with parking near essential services and to make ‘click and collect’ shopping easier. There is also 20 minutes free parking in the Parramatta Station Car Park on Monday to Saturday, and four hours free parking on Sundays. Up to four hours free parking is also available at Justice Precinct Carpark on Sundays.
Parking Finder can help find the type of parking you need, when you need it. Parking Finder works in ‘real time’, just enter the type of parking (on-street, kiss and ride, accessible parking, paid parking, motorcycle, multi-level car park station etc.) and the amount of time you need, and Parking Finder will show you what’s available.
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24-hour multi-level parking stations
Council offers 24-hour multi-level car parks with affordable rates, starting from $3 per hour.
Find Eat Street; Parramatta Quare, Parramatta Station or Justice Precinct car parks using the map below, or enter the name of the multi-level car park directly into Parking Finder.
While paid parking in the city centre and North Parramatta encourages turn-over of parking spaces within a shorter period of time so that more visitors can find parking within easy walking distance of local businesses, there is also 10 hour and ‘all-day’ parking, along with parking available for residents, commuters, and local businesses. Note: ‘all-day’ parking is usually only available on one side of the street.
Council has a number of multi-level car parks. To find the location of Eat Street; Parramatta Station; or Justice Precinct Car Park; just enter the name of the car park into Parking Finder.
Parking is now available in the heart of Parramatta Square. Located on the corner of Smith and Darcy Street, this state-of-the-art car park offers 24/7 access, accessible parking, ticketless and cashless convenience, and competitive short-stay pricing.
Day Time Cost Monday–Sunday 0-1 hour $5.00 1–2 hours $10.00 2–3 hours $25.00 3–4 hours $40.00 4–5 hours $55.00 5–18 hours $70.00 18–24 hours $80.00
*Rates apply from time of entry to time of exit. Entry is subject to the Terms and Conditions located at entry.Parramatta Square Car Park FAQ
Eat Street (Erby Place)
New hourly parking rates apply to help ensure adequate short stay availability requirements within the CBD and support the local retail and visitor economy.
Day Time Cost Monday–Saturday less than 1 hour $3.00 1–2 hours $6.00 2–3 hours $10.00 3–4 hours $20.00 4–5 hours $25.00 5–12 hours $35.00 12–24 hours $45.00 Sunday up to 4 hours Free 4+ hours $10.00
Lost ticket - $50.00
Parramatta Station Car Park (Wentworth Street)
Day Time Cost Monday–Saturday up to 20 minutes Free 20 minutes–1 hour $3.00 1–2 hours $6.00 2–3 hours $9.00 3–4 hours $12.00 4–18 hours $14.00 18–24 hours $25.00 Sunday up to 4 hours Free 4+ hours $10.00 flat rate Cost
Monthly – Unreserved (Permanent Parker)
Monthly – Push bike facilities
Lost ticket – $30.00
Justice Precinct Car Park (Hunter Street)
Day Time Cost Monday–Saturday less than 1 hour $3.00 1–2 hours $6.00 2–3 hours $9.00 3–4 hours $12.00 4–5 hours $15.00 5–18 hours $18.00 18–24 hours $25.00 Sunday up to 4 hours Free 4+ hours $10.00 flat rate 2–3 hours $27.00 Cost
Monthly – Unreserved (Permanent Parker)
Lost ticket – $30.00
More parking around the city
There is limited parking available for the general public at the Novotel; the Meriton Suites; and in other private parking stations. Some of these parking stations offer flat all-day rates eg. $12 for six hours, or $20 all day parking.
CommBank Stadium also offers casual paid parking in the stadium’s western and northern car parks at $3/per hour or $10/per day.
Please note there is no on-site parking available at CommBank Stadium on event days, be sure to check the event calendar.
In September 2021, Council consulted the community on the Parramatta CBD Parking Strategy which included short, medium and long term options to support the provision of parking in the Parramatta CBD as well as a number of innovative solutions to improve parking. A final report was endorsed by Council in April 2022 and implementation of recommendations has now commenced.Read the report
Council has installed three (3) new Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations covering 6 parking spots at Parramatta Station Car Park (Wentworth Street). The new stations are located on the ground floor within designated EV car spaces. Drivers will be able to charge their car using dedicated 22kW, Type 2 chargers. The chargers are universal and can be used to charge most cars including Teslas.
Charging at Council’s EV stations is included in the parking fees.
Council has also installed an EV charger at the Rydalmere Operation Centre available for fleet and visitors to use.
Through the Australian Government, ARENA funding will provide additional EV fast chargers within the local government area in 2022.
The location of EV charging points within the City of Parramatta will able to be searched using Parking Finder.
If you are in search of Accessible Parking within Parramatta CBD, Parking Finder can help. Be sure to uncheck all other parking types and tick accessible parking.
If you are a driver with a disability and have a Mobility Parking Scheme (MPS) card displayed on the windscreen of your vehicle, you are entitled to the following parking concessions:
- in a metered, coupon or ticket parking area - no charge
- where parking is limited by a sign to less than 30 minutes - park for a maximum of 30 minutes
- where parking is limited by a sign to 30 minutes - park for two hours
- where parking is limited by a sign to more than 30 minutes - park for an unlimited time.
To search for Accessible Parking go to Parking Finder Be sure to tick accessible parking and un-tick all other options.
Note: Parking concession is not available to Mobility Parking Scheme pass holders in Council’s multi-level car parks.
Motorcycles have designated free locations around the city, these locations include:
- Erby Place (off Horwood place alongside Eat Street car park)
- Fire Horse Lane (outside Parramatta Station car park)
- Hunter Street (under cover near Justice Precinct car park entry ramp)
To search for motorcycle parking, go to Parking Finder. Be sure to enter the amount of time you require.
There are 1,676 on-street parking spaces across Parramatta, and City of Parramatta has made paying for parking easier with convenient payment methods, including payment through a mobile phone app.
Easy-to operate parking metres accept coins (starting from 10 cents - no change is given).
Payments can also be made via mobile phone with no minimum spend. (Download the EasyPark app and register). Service fees apply.Learn more about EasyPark. The mobile phone app provides you with ticket-free parking (you no longer have to pay and display your ticket) and makes paying for parking easier.
A maximum parking fee of $5.50, $8.00 or $9.50 per day applies to '10-hour' or 'all-day' on-street metered parking spaces in the city centre and surrounding areas. Generally, all-day parking is available on one side of the street only within residential areas.
To search for all day parking go to Parking Finder. Be sure to enter the amount of time you require.
Metered on-street parking costs
- $4.00 per hour - CBD (Central) – Monday – Friday 8am–6pm
- $3.00 per hour - North Parramatta (north of Parramatta River, except Church Street and the southern part of the CBD between Church Street, Parkes Street, the railway line and Raymond Street)
- $2.00 per hour - after 6pm and all-day Saturday for operating meters
- $2.00/$3.00 per hour - where there is 10-hour parking or all-day parking sign
Parking meter refund
To apply for a Parking meter refund please click here.
Do not leave your vehicle unattended without purchasing an EasyPark* session or paying for a ticket from the parking meter.
City of Parramatta's Community Safety Officers patrol the Parramatta Local Government Area to ensure vehicles are parked safely and legally. Infringement notices/parking fines may be issued for parking offences.
Councils do not set or amend parking fine penalties. Parking fines are set by legislation administered by Transport for NSW and NSW Treasury.
Council officers cannot withdraw a notice once the infringement notice has been started or has been issued. If you have been issued with a fine, there is an appeals procedure which can be made either to the City of Parramatta or Revenue NSW.
Note: Parking concession rates are not available for metered parking as per the Roads and Maritime Service (RMS) manual.