How parking works

Hourly fees apply on weekdays. Weekend parking is free, but time restrictions apply.

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, Snapper or any other non-cash method.

When

Hourly fees apply on weekdays. Weekend parking is free, but 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 
No fee required; however, time restriction applies

Public holidays

No time limit or charge applies

Thorndon Quay

8am - 9pm daily

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Wellington City Council Service Centre - Parking Enquiries

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

8am – 5pm