Darling Harbour Parking

Cheap Parking near Darling Harbour

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Guide to parking at Darling Harbour

Whether you’re popping in for a meeting or checking out some of Sydney’s best tourist attractions, the cost of parking at Darling Harbour can add up very quickly. Fortunately, we’ve pulled together some affordable options for parking in the area.

On-street parking

If you’re lucky enough to find yourself a spot on the street, parking rates are reasonable if you only need to stay for up to 2 hours.

The City of Sydney has a map of the pricing of parking meters (see here.)

Off-street parking

Parking in a traditional car park costs $9.00 for just 30 min and can add up to $78 for over 3 hours. If you’re lucky enough to take advantage of early-bird rates, parking is $27.00 but comes with a number of conditions for entry and exit.

The most affordable and guaranteed option is to book a parking space via Share with Oscar.

Parking options near Darling Harbour:

  • Parking lot located on Sussex St just a few minutes from the main restaurants. Parking available for a flat rate of $11/day – Book here
  • Parking lot located on Dixon St just a short 5 min walk from the heart of Darling Harbour. Parking available for a flat rate of $20/day – Book here
  • Parking lot located on Kent St just a 7 min walk from Darling Harbour. Ideal for anyone who needs to stay overnight and park for 24 hours for just $28 – Book here

  • Parking options near King Street Wharf, Darling Harbour

  • Car Park on Shelley St just 2 min walk from King St Wharf. Parking available for $20/day flat rate or $25/day on weekends – Book here
  • Parking lot located on Shelley St just 1 min walk from King St Wharf. Parking available for $6/hour. Ideal for if you’re just poppoing in for a meeting or lunch – Book here

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    Public transport

    Alternatively, you can catch a train into Townhall or Wynyard station and walk down to Darling Harbour. The walk will take you approximately 10 to 15 minutes.

    Nearby attractions

    Darling Harbour, Star City Casino, ICC Sydney, King St Wharf, SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, Madame Tussauds, Chinese Garden of Friendship, Australian National Maritime Museum, WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo. Bungalow 8, Cargo Bar and Lounge, Casa Ristorante Italiano, Georges Mediterannean Bar and Grill, Meat District Co, Nick’s Bar and Grill.

    Oscar lets you book affordable parking in advance.

    How it works



    Click the link below to register an account. Add your vehicle details so we can recommend spots that best fit your car size.


    Enter your destination and search for the date and time you need. Select and book the option that works best for you!


    Once you’ve booked, you’ll see further information about the parking space and get navigated to the spot!

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