UNSW Parking

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The cheapest and most convenient way to find parking near UNSW.
UNSW parking from just $10 for all day parking! Reserve your parking with Oscar and just pull up to your parking space like a VIP!

How it works

1

Join

Sign up with Oscar or download the Share with Oscar app
2

Book

Enter ‘UNSW’ as your destination and search for the date and time you need.
3

Park

After you book, you’ll receive the address and details for how to access the space.

UNSW parking information

Around 45,000 staff and students attend the UNSW Kensington Campus each day! That means, parking is VERY hard to find, especially during UNSW semester.

Don’t waste time circling around the campus looking for parking and risk running late! Share with Oscar have parking spaces from just $2/hour! The cheapest parking around UNSW.


On-street parking at UNSW

There are timed parking zone for 1 – 2 hours on Barker street and surrounding streets.
Botany Street (Gate 11) has timed parking metres at 1-2 hours.
Next to the western campus Parking on Anzac Parade
Short-term paid 2 hour parking is also available via most entrance gates.

Parking at UNSW campus

On campus parking is pretty expensive. There are parking meters on campus for $7.50 per hour and have 2 or 4 hour time limits. There are onsite locations for staff parking and PhD students (who can apply for parking permits), however these permits are often limited. There is casual parking available at the top floor but the parking rate is minimum of $15 minimum for 2 hours then $4.50/hour after that. This is available on the upper floors of the Barker St (Gate 14) and Botany Street (Gate 11) car parks.
Share with Oscar has plenty of parking spaces available within a 5 min walk from campus from just $2/hour or $10/day.

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Free parking at UNSW

On-campus parking at UNSW is free on weekends and public holidays and after 7:30pm on weekdays (Monday to Friday).
Alternatively, limited free street parking is available with 1 hour to 2 hour time limits. But be careful, the parking rangers are very active in the Kingsford, Kensington and Randwick Area.
There are a few all day parking streets such as Day Ave behind Anzac Parade, as well as the bottom of High Street, but if you arrive after 8:30AM, you can pretty much forget about trying there!

Public transport

If you are travelling to UNSW via Central Station, you can catch the 891, 893 or 898 bus to campus from Central station. The wait in the bus line might take anywhere between 10 to 20 minutes. Make sure you budget this additional time into your journey.
If you’re travelling to UNSW via Green Square, you can catch the 370 bus at Botany Rd opp Green Square station. The travel is usually anywhere from 15 to 25 minutes.
The light rail construction which began in November 2016 is scheduled to be completed in 2020 This has caused significant delays along Anzac Parade.

Need parking for a whole semester?

If you want a permanent parking space for the semester, whether it’s for 3 days per week ongoing, or 5 days per week, get in touch and we’ll find it for you. Get in quick as these are in hot demand!