The Central Market UPark never closes! Open 24/7 the Central Market UPark offers 1000 undercover parking bays and the best short term parking in CBD during Market trading hours.
If you are driving to the Adelaide Central Market, then parking is easy with over 1,000 parking spaces available in the UPark Central Market, located directly above the Adelaide Central Market and is easily accessible from both Gouger and Grote Street. Parking Fees are payable by cash or credit card and we’re open 24/7!
Advanced notice: UPark Central Market Tariffs will change from Monday 1 July 2019.
Monday Maximum Rate *
$14 maximum fee between 7am and 6pm
* This is the maximum rate when parking on Monday 7:00am–6:00pm. Night rates will be charged outside of these times, in addition to any rates already paid. Not available Marketing Trading Days.
Standard Parking Fees (Tuesday to Saturday)^
|Over 6 hours||$36.00|
Rates charged midnight–midnight.
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: Monday 7:00am, Tuesday 6:30am, Wednesday & Thursday 7:00am, Friday & Saturday 6.30am.
Ends: Mon–Thu & Sat 6:00pm, Friday 9:30pm.
First Hour FREE
Park for the first hour FREE during Market trading hours Tuesday to Saturday. Offer not available Sunday or after trading hours.
$7.00 flat fee applies during the following hours:
Night Rate applies in addition to any other rates already incurred.
1) Ticketless payment by credit card. Three fast and easy payment options will be available.
2) Ticketed payment with credit card on exit.
3) Ticketed payment at one of the nine automated pay stations with cash or credit card.
Alternatively, UPark on Grote is located right across the road from the Adelaide Central Market on Grote Street, where you can enjoy convenient and affordable parking both day and night. For full details including location, opening hours and rates please visit UPark on Grote. If your vehicle height clearance is above 2.06m, we recommend Adam Parking, located off Gouger St between Witcombe Street and Talbot Lane. Parking is also available in other nearby undercover parks, all just a short stroll from the Market. Limited on-street parking is also available around the precinct.
$7.00 flat fee from 9:00am – 6:00pm*
Entry before or exits after will incur night rate as well.
All public holidays will be charged at the Sunday flat fee unless otherwise advised.
* If you enter before 9:00am or exit from 7:00pm, you will also be charged the Night Rate
There is a $5.50 flat rate for motorcycle/scooter parking, located level 2.
Please note 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 car park).
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.