Park Street car park

Carpark - (Park Street)

311 spaces (17% and Filling)

Park Street, Cambridge CB5 8AS
10 minute walk to city centre.  Near to independent shopping area and colleges.  Best car park for those travelling in from north of the city.

  • Find it on our car parks map (or get directions from Google)
  • Monday to Sunday, 24 hours
  • Short stay pay on foot car park - take your ticket with you and pay at a machine before you return to your car


We are trialling a peak-time parking tariff at this car park. Parking between 8 and 10am on weekdays will cost an additional 50p per hour for every hour of your stay.

This tariff is designed to encourage you to use alternative methods of transport to come into Cambridge. It also aims to encourage visiting at less busy periods of the day.

Length of stay Monday to Friday, 10am to 6pm Peak-time tariff: Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm Saturday, 9am to 5pm and Sunday, 10am to 5pm Evenings and overnight
Up to 1 hour £2.20 £2.70 £2.40 80p
Up to 2 hours £3.90 £4.90 £4.80 £1.60
Up to 3 hours £5.90 £7.40 £6.70 £2.40
Up to 4 hours £9.90 £11.90 £10.80 £3.20
Up to 5 hours £17.50 £20 £18.60 £4
Over 5 hours £24.80 £27.80 £24.80 80p per hour
  • If you park between 8 and 10am you’ll be charged according to our peak-time tariff. Parking will cost an additional 50p per hour for every hour (or part hour) of your stay.
  • We operate separate daytime and evening tariffs. If your stay includes both daytime and evening or overnight charges, you must add them together.
  • If your stay includes more than one day, keep your entry ticket. The pay machine will calculate the full price when you leave.

Payment options

  • Cash and cards accepted at pay machines
  • First 3 hours free for Blue Badge holders
  • Season tickets available for businesses

Further information

  • Height restriction 1.98 metres (6 feet 6 inches)
  • Lifts in operation 8am to 8pm Monday to Saturday and 10am to 5pm on Sundays
  • Pushchair loan
  • 390 spaces including:
  • You can't reserve/pre-book a space in advance (unless you're an event organiser.
  • Coaches are not allowed in this car park, visit the Cambridgeshire County Council website for details about parking at Madingley Road Park and Ride site.
  • Park Mark status awarded.

Got a question about our car parks or parking?

Get answers to questions about parking in our car parks, as well as the Park and Ride sites and where to park larger vehicles such as coaches or minibuses.


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