Parking Options in Central Geelong

There are more than 4700 off street car parks and 5400 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.

For your convenience, we have a summary of the various parking options available in Central Geelong.

 Parking Area  Available Spaces 
 17 Brougham St 120
 Busport  194*
 Carlton Central  103
 Civic Centre 487*
 Cummings Pl 50
 Cunningham Pier 150
 Haymarket 260*
 Hearne Pde 230
 Little Malop St 120
 Little Ryrie St 170*
 Market Square 600
 Officeworks 75
 Promenade 170
 Ritchie Blvd 248
 Wesley Church 52*
 Western Beach 96*
 Westfield Geelong 1700
* indicates car park totals and includes both permit and casual parking spaces

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

Haymarket Car Park Myers Street
(all day metered bays – with capped fees for all day parking)

Western Beach adjacent to Cunningham Pier
(all day metered and un-metered bays)

Ritchie Boulevard beyond Geelong Yacht Club
(all day metered bays – with capped fees for all day parking)

Hearne Parade above Eastern Beach (all day free parking)

Garden Street Eastern Beach end (all day free parking)

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.

Kardinia Park and Ride
Park all day at Kardinia Park and take the public buses to and from Central Geelong for just $3 per day, Monday to Friday. 

Busport Car Park is only available for casual parking on Saturday and Sunday.

    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 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.


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