Available Car Parks
The UPark Central Market never closes! Open 24/7, UPark Central Market offers 750 undercover parking bays and the best value short term parking in CBD during Market trading hours.
Located directly above the Market, UPark Central Market is easily accessible from both Gouger and Grote Street. Parking Fees are payable by cash or credit card and the UPark is open 24/7!
Three hours free parking on Saturdays at UPark Grote & UPark Andrew
Headed to the Central Market on a Saturday? Park at UPark Andrew and UPark Grote and enjoy free parking for 3 hours. Offer not available at UPark Central Market.
For drive-up Customers:
Park at UPark Andrew or UPark Grote Saturdays between 7am and 3pm.
Take a ticket on entry.
Validate your ticket at the Market Stall in the Central Market before 3pm.
Receive 3 hours free.
If you stay over 3 hours, simply pay the flat fee of $8 and stay as long as you want.
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First hour free parking with UPark Plus
UPark Central Market has first hour free parking for Market shoppers using City of Adelaide’s UPark Plus technology. First hour free parking will still be available to shoppers during Market hours with a UPark Plus card. For help signing up for Upark Plus, please view our handy Sign up guide
First hour parking for non-card holders is $2 and our UPark Central Market will remain the best value short-term parking the city for 0-2 hours.
Standard Parking Fees (Monday to Saturday)
|Over 6 hours||$37.00|
*To enjoy first hour free parking during Market trading hours, simply sign up to UPark Plus using the promo code MARKETLOVERS.
If you are staying into the evening, Night Rates are charged in addition to any day rates already incurred.
^ Not available Sunday or Nights. Only during Market Standard Hours:
Starts: 6.30am every day.
Ends: Mon–Thu & Sat 6:00pm, Friday 9:30pm.
Upark Plus Daily Capped Price * $17
Monday – Wednesday
* To qualify for Upark Plus capped price, you must enter and exit on the same day with Upark Plus membership card.
Night Fees $7.00 flat fee* applies during the following hours:
Night: Mon–Thurs and Sat: Enter from 6:00pm. Exit by 6:30am
Night: Friday: Enter from 9:30pm. Exit by 6:30am
*Night Rate applies in addition to any other rates already incurred.
Sunday Fees $8.00 flat fee*
Enter from 6.30am and exit by 6.00pm
* Excludes any Public Holiday or Market Trading Day. If you enter before 6:30am or exit after 6:00pm, you will also be charged the Night Rate.
Public Holiday Flat Rate* $8.00 flat fee
Rates charged midnight – midnight
* Excludes any Saturday Public Holiday or Market Trading Day.
On extended Market trading days the standard hourly rate will apply.
2.06m (vehicles with a height greater than 2.06m MUST NOT attempt to enter the Upark).
There is a $5.50 flat rate for motorcycle/scooter parking, located on level 1.
The UPark Accessibility Pass provides disability permit holders with 2 hours free parking up to 52 times per year at all UPark car parks.To apply for a UPark Accessibility Pass, print and submit your application form or apply online. Dedicated disabled car parking is available on Level 1 and Level 2 of the car park in close proximity to the Gouger and Grote St lifts.
Electric Vehicle Parking
In collaboration with the City of Adelaide, UPark Central Market offer 11 x 22kW electric vehicle (EV) charging points, located on Level 1 (adjacent to the Gouger Street lifts).
BYO cable – To use our chargers, please bring your own cable with a Type 2 (Mennekes) plug.
|Fast chargers (AC <22kW)||First hour||Free|
|6am – 6pm, Monday – Friday||$0.20 per kWh *|
|All other times||$0.10 per kWh *|
A minimum fee of $1 applies after the first hour.
Plug in and Power Up
For your convenience, there are two ways you can start, stop and pay for your charging session.
Chargefox app – To operate the electric vehicle charging station, download the Chargefox App to your mobile phone, register as a customer, plug in and power up. Instructions for use can be found on the EV charging stations. The Chargefox app is available for download through Google Play and App Store.
Credit/Debit Card Pilot – To remove the need for user registration, we are piloting a system that enables operation of the electric vehicle charging station with your credit or debit card. Instructions for use can be found on the EV charging stations.