Short-term parking

The City of Hobart offers a range of short-term parking options across the city centre. These include daily parking options, accessible and pensioner parking, as well as designated all-day parking on Saturdays only.

Daily parking

City of Hobart has endorsed new fees for on-street and off-street parking from 1 July 2021.

Hobart remains one of the most affordable capital cities in Australia for CBD parking.

To find out more about these changes you can read:

Car parking in Hobart factsheet(PDF, 156KB)
Frequently Asked Questions about the 2021-22 parking fees(PDF, 179KB)

A full list of the current fees can be found on our fees and charges page.

Short-term parking is available in the following car parks.

Centrepoint Car Park (Victoria Street)

Location: 35 Victoria Street, Hobart 7000

Vehicle entry to this car park is from Victoria Street, with pedestrian entry also from Murray Street and Centrepoint Shopping Centre. There are 16 disabled parking spaces all in close proximity to the elevators. There are 782 parking bays, with a height restriction of 2.1 metres.

Hours of operation

Monday to Friday: 7.30 am – 6.15 pm
Saturday: 8.30 am – 5.15 pm
Sunday: 9.30 am – 4.15 pm

Argyle Street Car Park

Location: 38 Argyle Street, Hobart 7000

Please note the lifts at the Argyle Street Car Park are being upgraded for an improved and faster service. For more information regarding the upgrade, including alternative access points, view the Argyle Street Car Park Lift Upgrade page.

Vehicle entry to this car park is from Argyle Street, with pedestrian access from Wellington Court. There are eight disabled access parking spaces that are all located in close proximity to the elevators. There are 1155 parking bays, with a height restriction of 2 metres.

Public toilets are located in the car park foyer, and a parenting room is located on Level 1.

Bicycle lockers are available for a fee, but users are required to provide their own lock.

The City of Hobart operates a free wheelchair hire scheme for people shopping in the city centre for a few hours. For enquiries about wheelchair availability please phone 03 6238 2780. More information about accessible transport options within the City of Hobart is available on our accessible transport and parking page.

Hours of operation

Monday to Sunday: 7 am – 10 pm

Hobart Central Car Park

Location: 60 Melville Street, Hobart 7000

Vehicle entry to this car park is from Melville Street, with pedestrian entry also from Bathurst Street. There are 10 disabled parking spaces all in close proximity to the elevators.

The car park has 456 parking bays, with a height restriction of 2.2 metres. The public toilet and parent room facilities are located on the ground floor of the car park.

Hours of operation

Monday to Friday: 7.45 am – 6.30 pm
Saturday: 8.30 am – 5.30 pm
Sunday: 7.45 am – 4.30 pm

Melville Street Car Park (UTAS Residential Apartments)

Location: 49 Melville Street, Hobart 7000 (near the corner of Elizabeth Street)

3-hour limit voucher parking.

Hours of operation

Monday to Friday: 8.30 am – 6 pm
Saturday: 9 am – 4 pm
Sunday: No restrictions

Condell Place Car Park

Location: Condell Place, North Hobart

The Condell Place Car Park is open 24 hours each day, but parking is limited to 3 hours between 9 am and 9 pm, with meter payment required between 9 am and 6 pm. 

There are 83 parking spaces, including 2 disabled parking spaces.

Hours of operation

7 days: 24 hours

Lefroy Street Car Park

Location: 16A Lefroy Street, North Hobart

The Lefroy Street Car Park is limited to 3 hours between 9 am and 9 pm, with meter payment required between 9 am and 6 pm. There is no time limit on parking or fees charged outside these hours.

There are 22 metered parking spaces.

Hours of operation

7 days: 24 hours

Dunn Place Car Park

Location: 3 Davey Street, Hobart

3-hour limit and fees apply 8 am - 8 pm.

There is no time limit on parking or fees charged outside these hours.

Hours of operation

7 days: 24 hours

Salamanca Square Car Park

Location: 20 Montpelier Retreat, Battery Point

3-hour limit and fees apply 8.30 am - 6.30 pm.

There is no vehicle entry after 8 pm and the car park is locked to prevent pedestrian entry after 10 pm.

Hours of operation

7 days: 8.30 am - 8 pm

Saturday parking

Trafalgar Place Car Park

Location: Trafalgar Place, Hobart 7000

Accessible from Macquarie Street, the Trafalgar Place Car Park provides $6 all-day parking every Saturday from 7 am to 5.30 pm. The car park is located just a short walk from Salamanca Markets and the Hobart city centre. The car park is open to the public on Saturdays only, when vehicles are permitted to park in the yellow and blue sections (usually reserved for long term parking during the week). Parking bays marked with a red sign are reserved and can only be used by the permit holder.

Fees and charges

Information about the City of Hobart's parking fees and charges can be found on pages 34-43 of the 2020-21 Fees and Charges booklet. Note that prices are subject to change dependent on the services provided by the City of Hobart throughout the year.

Accessible parking

Information on accessible transport options available in the City of Hobart, including parking, wheelchair hire and pensioner concession vouchers can be found on our accessible transport and parking page.

After hours vehicle release

If you discover your vehicle is locked in one of our car parks, it may be released after hours by phoning security on 03 6105 0420. A fee of $56 is payable on release in addition to any daily parking fees.

Holding vehicles for safety

We may hold vehicles for safety at a rate of $24 per day plus $6 overnight. Contact 03 6238 2780 for more information.