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
The following charges apply to 2,400 council controlled on-street parking spaces.
Daytime: Charges vary depending on the area/street - for a full list of charges please see our parking charges document (PDF 70KB).
Evenings: From 6pm, a flat rate of £2 is payable, 7 days a week.
Sundays: From 10am to 6pm, parking under 4hrs is £1. Anything over 4hrs costs £4. After 6pm a flat rate of £2 is payable. (e.g. If you want to park all day Sunday and into the evening then you need to pay £6. If you want to park from 5pm Sunday and into the evening then you would just pay £3.)
Bank holidays: Free
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 related pages section for more information.
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 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.
Use TraffWeb to find out where you can park your motorcycle.
Blue Badge holders
The majority of car parks all have disabled parking bays available. Blue Badge holders will also be able to park free of charge in on-street parking spaces, as long as badges are used and displayed appropriately.
For further details regarding the Blue Badge scheme please see our Blue Badge information page.
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 BBC website for live traffic updates.