Central Parking

Cheap Parking near Central

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Guide to parking at Central

Whether you’re visiting town or hitting up some of Sydney’s best restaurants, there are very few parking options in this part of the city. Your best bet is to plan ahead of time if you intend on driving.

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

Casual car park rates 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 standard parking rates by booking online via Share with Oscar.
Share with Oscar parking options include:

  • 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.
  • Parking lot on George St (just a short 3 min walk to Central Station and Chippendale) available for a flat rate of $30 for 24 hours. This spot is perfect for anyone who is coming in from out of town.

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    Public transport

    Central station is conveniently located and very accessible by various train lines.
    There are also a number of bus routes that go down George Street and stop right outside Central station.

    Nearby attractions

    Central station, Chippendale, Central Park Mall, UTS, Spice Alley, Chinatown, TAFE.

    Oscar lets you book affordable parking in advance.

    How it works

    1

    Join

    Click the link below to register an account. Add your vehicle details so we can recommend spots that best fit your car size.
    2

    Book

    Enter your destination and search for the date and time you need. Select and book the option that works best for you!
    3

    Park

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

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