Guide to parking at CentralWhether you’re visiting from out of town or hitting up some of Sydney’s best restaurants, there is limited parking near Central Station. Your best bet is to plan ahead of time if you intend on driving and book your parking in advance, so that you’re not circling the busy one way streets.
On-street parking in CentralIf you’re lucky enough to find yourself a parking space on the street, parking rates range from $3.20 per hour to $7.40 per hour on weekdays, and are all time limited, between 1 hour – 4 hours. The City of Sydney has a map of the pricing of parking meters (see here). Do note, street parking is sparse and hard to find. You don’t want to be stressed out circling the busy streets and one-way streets around central. Save time and money and reserve a guaranteed parking space in one of Oscar’s Car Parks.
Off-street parking in CentralCasual carpark rates around Central start from $9.00 for just 30 min and can add up to $49 for over 3 hours. Weekend parking rates at these car parks are usually cheaper and start at $20 per day. Alternatively, you can save up to 40% off by booking online through Share with Oscar. Share with Oscar parking options include: Parking near Central Station, Railway Square and Central Park Mall Parking lot on George St (just a short 3 min walk to Central Station and Railway Square) available for $5.60/hour or $33.60/day. This is also close parking to Central Park Mall. >> Book here. Parking near Wentworth Park and UTS / TAFE Parking lot on Bulwara Road (just a 5 min walk to Central Station ) available for a flat rate of $20 a day. This spot is perfect for anyone going into the city for study or work. >> Book here.
Monthly parking near Central
You may prefer to lock in a permanent parking spot and save yourself the trouble of having to think about parking every day. Arranging monthly parking (whether it’s 24/7, just Monday to Friday, or for a few days a week) is also something Share with Oscar can help with. Monthly parking is also generally cheaper than booking daily as you are locking yourself in for the month.
Share with Oscar now also offers monthly parking across Sydney CBD. If you’re looking for a secure and undercover space with unlimited parking access to your spot, then you’re in the right place!
Check out our range of cheap monthly parking options here.
Public transportCentral station is conveniently located in the middle of the Central Sydney area, within walking distance to Central Park Mall, Haymarket, Chinatown, and Surry Hills. There are also a number of bus routes that go down George Street and stop right outside Central station.
Nearby attractionsCentral Station, Haymarket, Chippendale, Central Park Mall, UTS Campus, Spice Alley, Chinatown, TAFE, Ultimo, Mercure Hotel, Paddys Markets, Golden Century, Surry Hills, Broadway Sydney, Darling Square, Powerhouse Museum, Railway Square
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