Parking & Transport

FREE parking before 9am and after 3pm in the Central City.

The free parking offer applies to around 650 on-street parking spaces in the central city which are either metered or pay and display areas. Time limits will still apply. The zone is from London St south to Hood St, and between Victoria St and Anglesea St, plus those areas of Ward St, Collingwood St and Clarence St with metered parks. There will be signage on the meters and kiosks where it applies from Monday 7 November.

Other metered parks in the city are unchanged, and are $2 per hour with a two-hour maximum, but all metered parks are free on Sundays and public holidays.  READ MORE

On Street Parking

Monday - Saturday, $2 per hour, 8am - 6pm, for up to 2 hours REE parking before 9am and after 3pm in the Central City

Garden Place Car Park Building

1st Hour FREE Anglesea Street, Hamilton

Knox Street Car Park Building

16-20 Knox Street, Hamilton

Centre Place Car Park

FREE Weekend parking Bryce Street, Hamilton

Hamilton International Airport

Airport Rd on State Highway 21 only 20 minutes south of Hamilton City’s CBD (14kms)

Red Cabs

Phone 839 3939

Hamilton Transport Centre

373 Anglesea Street, Hamilton

Free CBD Shuttle Bus

The most convenient way to get around town!

Hamilton Taxis

Phone 0800 477 477

Centre Place Car Park Building

Bryce Street 

Weekends FREE parking - Bryce Street Car Park every weekend.
There’s no spend, validations or payments – just use your ticket at the exit on your way out. 

Weekdays 2 hours FREE with $10 Spend

Garden Place Car Park Building

Anglesea Street

First hour free



Note: The first hour is free in this car park, seven days a week, and two hours is free with a $10 spend at Centre Place weekdays or all day is free with a $10 spend at Centre Place in the weekend.

You must validate your ticket at the Centre Place Customer Service Desk to get your free parking if you are over the first hour.

Click here to find out Hamilton City Council parking fees.

Car Park opening hours
Monday to Friday: 6.00am – 12.30am
Saturday: 7.00am – 12.30am
Sunday: 8.00am – 12.30am

Street parking


Monday - Saturday, $2 per hour, 8am - 6pm, for up to 2 hours 

Free on Sundays and Public Holidays, for up to 2 hours (monitored)

Knox Street Car Park Building


Catch the bus

Transport Centre 

Bus routes


Free CBD Shuttle

Hamilton's free central city shuttle, leaving every 10 minutes 

Route map

Monday - Friday, 7am-6pm, Saturday, 9am-1pm