How parking works

Hourly fees apply seven days a week.

Changes to parking fees

From 8 September 2018 weekend parking fees will apply in central Wellington. 

For more details see: Weekend parking fees.

Parking fees 

Hourly parking fees in the central business district range from $1.50 to $4.50 per hour, with a minimum charge of:

  • $1 if paying by cash
  • $2 if paying by credit or debit card, text or any other non-cash method.


Hourly fees apply seven days a week. Time restrictions apply. Time restrictions only apply during on-street parking hours. 

On-street parking hours

  • Monday - Thursday: 8am - 6pm
  • Friday: 8am - 8pm
  • Saturday & Sunday: 8am - 6pm 
  • Public holidays: No time limit or charge applies
  • Thorndon Quay: 8am - 9pm daily
Location map.



Parking Services

Phone 04 801 3040
Postal Address PO Box 2199
Wellington 6140
Street Address Ground Floor, 101 Wakefield Street (Civic Square)
Monday – Friday

8am – 5pm