We have many places to park in and around Leeds city centre so you can park in a convenient location for your visit. Listed below are the main city centre car parks owned and operated by Leeds City Council. Further details about these car parks, including prices and how to pay by mobile phone, can be found at the bottom of the page.
On-street parking charges
Charges are applied to all council controlled on-street parking spaces in Leeds city centre during the following periods:
Monday to Saturday:
Standard charges apply 8am to 6pm. An evening charge applies 6pm to 10pm. From 6pm a flat rate of £2 is payable.
Standard charges apply 10am to 6pm. During this time parking under 4 hours is £1. Anything over 4 hours is £4. An evening charge applies 6pm to 10pm. From 6pm a flat rate of £2 is payable.
As you add money to the ticket machine the display will tell you what time the fee ticket will expire. If your ticket expires at 10pm no further payment will be required until 8am Monday to Saturday and 10am on Sunday.
For a comprehensive list of charges please see our parking charges document (PDF 244KB).
In addition to the designated disabled parking bays available throughout Leeds city centre, blue badge holders may park on-street for free and without time limit at both metered and 'pay and display' sites.
Badge holders can also park on single or double yellow lines for up to 3 hours as long as both the blue badge and special parking disk that shows your arrival time is displayed. There are some local restrictions to this, for example, where there is a ban on vehicle loading or unloading. You should always check local signs.
Find out the location of pay and display parking bays in Leeds
You can use TraffWeb to find out the location of on street pay and display parking bays in Leeds.
Parkmobile: Cashless parking using your mobile phone
You can now pay for parking in many council run car parks, including on street parking, using our cashless parking facility Parkmobile. Registering with Parkmobile will allow you to pay for parking with a credit or debit card via their app, by phone or online.
Parking permits for low emission vehicles
If you are a Leeds resident you and have a low emission vehicle you can get a free parking permit. Please see the Free parking permits for Ultra Low Emission Vehicles page for more information.
Use TraffWeb to find out where you can park your motorcycle.
There is dedicated coach parking available in the city centre on Wade Lane/Lovell Park Road for approximately 12 coaches. These spaces are often used by crew coaches during large arena events. Charges are made for parking during the hours of operation between 8.30am to midnight 7 days a week. Payment can only be made via Parkmobile, and rates are £10 for 5hrs, or £15 all day. The parking bays are located close to the Leeds Arena.
Leeds City Bus Station also offers coach parking, but pre-booking is essential. To reserve a space or for more information please call 0113 234 6368.
We also provide coach drop off and pick up points which are located around the city, in the following locations:
- Great George Street (LS1 3BB) : 1 space
- Kirkgate (LS2 7JL) : 2 spaces
- Sovereign Street (LS1 4BA) : 3 spaces
- Edward Street (LS2 7NT) : 1 space
- Lower Briggate (LS1 6ER) : 2 spaces
You can also view the location of both on street coach parking and time limited waiting for coaches on TraffWeb.
City centre loading bays
Use TraffWeb to find out the location of loading bays in Leeds.
Parkopedia: Find other car parks in Leeds city centre
If you're looking for alternative parking, Parkopedia can help.
Avoiding delays and congestion
To avoid delays and congestion when travelling in and around Leeds, please use the roadworks.org website for traffic updates and roadworks/road closures information.
Pay or appeal a parking or bus lane fine
If you need to pay or appeal a parking or bus lane fine, visit the pay or appeal a parking or bus lane fine page.
You can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and can call us at 0113 395 0050 (8.30am to 5pm Mon to Fri)