Parking options in Central Geelong

There are more than 4700 off street car parks and 5749 on street car parks in Central Geelong. Both short and long term options are available.

Parking fees and time limits are in place to ensure turn over of car spaces during busy periods so more people can access shops and businesses each day. In general terms parking time limits are shorter within the inner core of the city whilst longer time limits are more readily available as you move further out.

Parking options in Central Geelong:

Parking map for Central Geelong

Parking area
Map number
Available spaces
Busport
4
 
194
*
Civic Centre
5
 
487
*
Corio Street 3    104
 
Cummings Place
12
P
50
 
Cunningham Pier
2
P
199
 
Haymarket
7
 
274
*
Geelong Private Hospital
15
P
 
 
Hearne Parade
17
 
230
 
Little Malop Street
14
 
141
 
Little Ryrie Street
6
 
157
*
Market Square
9
P
600
 
Officeworks
13
P
120
 
Promenade
11
 
170
 
Ritchie Boulevard
16
 
248
 
Wesley Church
8
 
61
*
Western Beach
1
 
50
*
Westfield Geelong
10
P
1700
 

* indicates car park totals and includes both permit and casual parking spaces

P indicates private car parks


Here are some good spots to look for a car space:

Brougham Street
  • (Yarra - Bellerine) middle of the road $6.10 all day
  • (Yarra - Bellerine) $5.30 per 3 hour period
  • (centre road Gheringhap - Mercer) $6.30 all day
Bellerine Street
(east side between Malop and Brougham Streets) - $6.20 all day
Busport Car Park
Only available for casual parking on Friday from 6:00pm to midnight, Saturday from 8:00am to midnight and Sunday from 8:00am to 9:00pm.
Central Geelong Park and Ride - Upper Hearne Parade
Park all day and ride the shuttle bus to and from Central Geelong for just $3 per day. Operating 7:30am to 10:00am and 4:00pm to 6:30pm Monday to Friday approximately every 10 minutes.
Garden Street - Eastern Beach end
All day free parking
Haymarket Car Park - Myers Street
All day metered bays – $9.50 all day or $2.70 per hour.
Hearne Parade - above Eastern Beach
All day free parking
Ritchie Boulevard - (beyond Geelong Yacht Club)
$5.30 all day
Western Beach - (adjacent to Cunningham Pier)
Permits (Monday to Friday) and free 3 hour (3P) parking on weekends.
Western Beach Road
  • (north side between Gheringhap and Cavendish Streets) $6.30 all day
  • (south side between Gheringhap and Cavendish Streets) $3.20 per 4 hours (4P)

Or you might prefer public transport via train or bus, or car pool with your workmates or friends.


Public holiday parking

Please note that our ticket machines are programmed for free parking on public holidays.

Always check your nearest ticket machine before leaving your vehicle to avoid attracting a penalty notice.

In general Victorian Public Holidays apply.

Melbourne Cup is not a local public holiday therefore parking limits and fees apply.

Our Geelong Cup Day is held each year in mid to late October and is a free parking day.





Print Page last updated: Thursday, 23 March 2017