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Information about parking near Hyde Park
Driving to Hyde Park can often be quite a challenge due to its Central London location. However, in theory it is quite straightforward to reach via the A5 from the north, or by following the road across Vauxhall Bridge from the south.
On-street parking charges near Hyde Park are amongst the most expensive in London, yet even still there is often only a limited number available. Off-street alternatives nearby also charge a high hourly and daily rate, so you should consider parking slightly further afield and using nearby public transport to complete your journey.
JustPark provides information on plenty of parking options nearby – including spaces on-street, off-street and those that are reservable, from driveways to car parks.
The streets surrounding Hyde Park are within a Controlled Parking Zone and on-street parking is limited to paid-for and resident-only bays. On-street pay-and-display spaces here are amongst the most expensive hourly tariffs within the whole city. Charges typically operate from 8.30am-6.30pm, Monday-Saturday.
You can use our parking map to find information on available on-street parking spaces near Hyde Park.
Location Operator Price Max Stay Rutland Gate Westminster City Council £3.70 / hour 4 hours Trevor Place Westminster City Council £3.70 / hour 4 hours Trevor Square Westminster City Council £3.70 / hour 4 hours Raphael Street Westminster City Council £3.70 / hour 2 hours Montpelier Square Westminster City Council £3.70 / hour 4 hours
There are 6 areas of off-street car parking within Hyde Park itself that do charge a very reasonable hourly rate. However, The Royal Parks recommend on their website that visitors park elsewhere and do not drive all the way there as spaces are very limited.
There are a number of commercially run off-street car parks nearby to Hyde Park but they generally charge a very expensive hourly and daily rate. The largest of these is Q-Park Hyde Park (Park Lane, London, W1K 7TY) on the eastern edge of the park. This car operates 24 hours a day, Monday-Sunday, and offers around 1,000 spaces in a genuinely convenient location for visitors to Hyde Park – but tariffs are very high, as is standard for the area.
JustPark provides plenty of off-street parking options near Hyde Park – in both council and commercially-run car parks, as well as at hotels, offices and on private driveways. You can reserve a guaranteed space via our website or app.
Location Operator Price Max Stay Park Towers London Borough of Kensington and Chelsea £10.00 / hour Park Lane / Marble Arch Q-Park £6.00 / hour Knightsbridge Q-Park £7.50 / hour Cadogan Place London Borough of Kensington and Chelsea £14.00 / hour London Pavilion Road London Borough of Kensington and Chelsea £10.10 / hour
Hyde Park is encircled by underground tube stations that collectively serve the Central, Piccadilly and Circle and District lines making the park accessible by public transport from just about anywhere within the city. The unrivalled integrated transport system within London is definitely worth considering as at least part of your journey to Hyde Park.
Disabled Blue Badge holders may park for free in the on-site car parks provided by The Royal Parks.
On-street parking is also free in any Blue Badge bays, but not in paid-for bays – although these do often offer a discounted rate for Blue Badge holders.
Unlike much of the UK, parking on single or double yellow lines around Hyde Park is not permitted for Blue Badge holders for any period of time.
You can also filter when searching on JustPark to show all our parking spaces with disabled access near Hyde Park (select this option by clicking on ‘Filters’ on the search results page).
Hyde Park is located very centrally and in amongst extremely busy roads, meaning that on-street parking is solely limited to paid-for and resident-only bays. Local signposts surrounding the park will outline any further restrictions regarding times of on-street pay-and-display operation and their tariffs.
On the JustPark map, we’ll only show you spaces which you’re allowed to park in/which are not restricted.
Most of the car parks nearby to Hyde Park offer overnight parking, but again this comes at a very high rate – with around £40 for 24 hours seemingly a bargain for the area.
Parking in the on-site car parking provided by The Royal Parks is very affordable at a special cheaper rate on Sundays and on Bank Holidays, but parking spaces will be limited.
On-street charges around Hyde Park do not apply on Bank Holidays and generally not on Sundays either, but local signage will always highlight any exceptions.
Enter your dates and times on our search results page to see what’s available overnight.
Hyde Park is one of the most famous Royal Parks within the city, hosting major events as well as being a sprawling inner-city park for the people of London to enjoy each day. Sandwiched between Kensington and Mayfair, Hyde Park is a luxurious green space within an affluent area of the city. If you were to tire of Hyde Park’s appeal, then the nearby Royal Albert Hall or the museum-laden Exhibition Road directly adjacent will be sure to heighten your day.