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Car Parks and Parking Charges

List of Free Car Parks

Pay for Parking Fine or Parking  Space Online

You can pay online using our secure payments facility for:

Pay for Parking by Phone

Pay-By-Phone is a quick and secure way to pay for parking. Instead of having to find the right change for a pay and display machine, you can simply use your mobile phone to pay and be charged to your credit or debit card.

Off-Street Pay & Display Car Parks

Short Stay (4 Hours Maximum): 8am to 8pm Mon to Sat and 1pm to 5pm Sunday

  • Gallowgate
  • Frederick Street Multi
  • Summer Street
  • Jack's Brae (Mon - Sat only)
  • Marischal College Multi- Aberdeen City Council staff car park. The car park is available to the public on the following days and times; Thursday 6pm to 8pm, Saturday 8am to 6pm  and Sunday 1pm to 5pm.

    Please note: the car park barrier will be closed at the end of the day on Saturday at 8.30pm and Sunday at 5.30pm when both the pedestrian vehicle access/ exit is prohibited. This means that any vehicle left in the car park cannot be removed until 7.45am Sunday Morning or 6am Monday morning.


  • Up to 2 hours: 2.20
  • 2 to 3 Hours: 3.30
  • 3 to 4 hours: 4.40

Off-Street Pay & Display Car Parks

Long Stay: 8am to 8pm Monday to Saturday, 1pm to 5pm Sunday


  • *1 hour special (Denburn Multi only): *1.00
  • Up to 2 hours: 2.00
  • 2 to 3 hours: 3.00
  • 3 to 4 hours: 4.00
  • 4 to 5 hours: 5.00
  • 5 to 6 hours: 6.00
  • 6 to 10 hours: 10.00
  • 10 to 14 hours: 14.00
  • Monthly permits (calendar month): 210.00

Off-Street Pay & Display Car Parks

Short Stay (2 Hours Maximum): 8am to 6pm Monday to Saturday


  • Up to 1 hour: 1.00
  • 1 to 2 hours: 2.00

On-Street Pay & Display Parking: On Street Zones

Inner central zones – 1 hour maximum

Charges apply from 8am to 8pm Monday to Saturday and 1pm to 5pm Sunday.  After 6pm Monday to Saturday a 2 hour ticket can be purchased.


  • 20 minutes: 1.00
  • 40 minutes: 2.00
  • 1 hour (max stay): 3.00
  • 2 hour ticket (after 6pm Monday to Saturday only): 4.00

Outer Central Zones – 2 hour maximum

Charges apply from 8am to 8pm Monday to Sat only. 


  • 20 minutes: 1.00
  • 40 minutes: 2.00
  • 1 hour: 3.00
  • 2 hours (max stay): 4.00

Peripheral Zones – 3 hour maximum

Days/times charges apply vary.  Please check ticket machines for further information.


  • 30 minutes: 0.50
  • 1 hour: 1.00
  • 2 hours: 2.00
  • 3 hours (max stay): 3.00

Resident & Business Permits

Parking Fine (Penalty Charge Notice)

Penalty Charge Notices Charge
Penalty Charge Notice 60.00
Penalty Charge Notice discounted (paid within 14 days)  30.00 
Penalty Charge Notice - Notice to Owner issued  60.00 
Penalty Charge Notice - Charge Certificate issued  90.00 

Pay your  Parking Fine (Penalty Charge Notice) online using our secure payment facility.


Objection to a penalty charge notice must be made in writing to the PO Box address below quoting the notice number. No objections (or enquiries) will be dealt with by telephone. Please refer to the information on the back of the Penalty Charge Notice for instructions on payment of the penalty charge and the objection process.