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We provide a range of parking services and facilities to make accessing the city and suburbs easy and safe.
Metered and coupon parking will be operating at Orange settings. For more information visit our COVID-19 Services and facilities page.
Clifton Car Park weekend special in December
The first two hours are free, then $2 per hour after that, maximum $8 per day, on the following weekends:
Clifton Car Park is located off the Terrace – view on Google maps. To get to Lambton Quay from Clifton Car Park, take the walkway at the north end of the car park which goes through the Woodward Street tunnel to Lambton Quay, or catch the famous Cable Car down to the city from the south end.
Find out about parking infringements and how to pay or appeal your parking ticket.
There are about 3300 on-street parking spaces in the central city. Hourly fees apply 7 days a week.
Resident parking areas allow people who live in busy streets to park near their homes.
Coupon parking zones allow you to park for longer than 2 hours near the central city.
Find a car park building or area in the central city and on the waterfront.
Businesses can apply for a loading zone permit or trade parking coupons.
Find out about mobility parking spaces around the city and how to apply for a mobility permit.
What to do and who to contact if your vehicle has been towed in Wellington City.
If you park on a footpath, you may receive a ticket.
There are some changes to our parking in the city centre that will come into effect from 5 July 2021.