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Information about parking near Paddington
Driving to London Paddington station is relatively straightforward – albeit very busy – being located just off the A40, near to its junction with the A5/Edgware Road. The main entrance is located on Praed Street, but the on-site car park and drop-off and pick-up point are located to the rear of the station – on Bishop’s Bridge Road just off the A40.
On-street parking is largely limited to pay-and-display spaces surrounding Paddington station at varying rates of fare. There are also a number of off-street car parks nearby but due to the station’s central London location, parking at these locations can be very costly.
JustPark provides information on lots of parking options near Paddington station, many of which are reservable – including spaces on-street and off-street, from driveways to car parks.
Paddington station is located within the City of Westminster, and here on-street parking spaces can be limited and also quite expensive – even when they are at the cheaper end of the scale in the borough. On-street parking is limited to pay-and-display, but many streets are busy red routes (streets marked with single or double red lines, commonplace throughout Central London) that prohibit stopping at all times, so be careful where you park. Parking charges apply from 8.30am-6.30pm, Monday-Saturday.
You can use the JustPark parking map to find information on available on-street parking spaces near London Paddington station.
Location Operator Price Max Stay London Street Westminster City Council £2.90 / hour 4 hours Spring Street Westminster City Council £2.90 / hour 4 hours London Street Westminster City Council £2.90 / hour 4 hours Spring Street Westminster City Council £2.90 / hour 4 hours Talbot Square Westminster City Council £2.90 / hour 4 hours
There is an on-site car park which charges a reasonable hourly and daily fare compared with some other Central London train stations, but there are a limited number of spaces available for a station of its size. London Paddington Station car park (Bishops Bridge Road, London, W2 6AA) operated by APCOA Parking is open 24 hours a day, Monday-Sunday, and generally offers you the most convenient option when using the station.
There are other commercially run off-street car parks located nearby, but they are very expensive and perhaps not as convenient as parking on-site at Paddington station.
JustPark offers a wide choice of reservable off-street parking near Paddington – in both council and commercially-run car parks, as well as at hotels, offices and on private driveways. You can browse these options and book a guaranteed space via our website or app.
Location Operator Price Max Stay Bell Street car park CitiPark £3.00 / hour London Paddington Station Westminster City Council £3.50 / hour London Sherwood Court National Car Parks £0.00 / 15 hours Church Street Q-Park £2.90 / hour Colonnades (Season Ticket Only) Westminster City Council £4.00 / hour
Paddington is a major station in Central London, providing National Rail services and being the London terminus of the Great Western Main Line. It is also connected to 2 tube stations that collectively form part of 4 London underground lines.
A number of disabled parking spaces are available in the London Paddington Station car park (Bishops Bridge Road, London, W2 6AA).
Blue Badge holders are entitled to 4 hours free parking in any City of Westminster on-street Blue Badge bay – but unlike much of the UK, disabled drivers cannot park on single yellow lines (during controlled hours) or double yellow lines in Westminster.
You can filter when searching on JustPark to show all our parking spaces with disabled access around London Paddington (select this option by clicking ‘Filters’ on the search results page).
All areas within the City of Westminster are often incredibly congested, and contain many red routes which prohibit cars stopping at any time to help ease traffic. Paddington station is located just above Hyde Park in one of the cheaper and quieter areas of the borough, but restrictions here are still quite stringent and prices are high. Always check local signage to ensure you are complying to restrictions wherever you park.
On the JustPark map, we’ll only show you spaces which you’re allowed to park in at the times you search for.
On-street parking restrictions do not apply on all Bank Holidays or on Sundays throughout the City of Westminster.
Overnight parking is available at a reasonable rate in the London Paddington Station car park (Bishops Bridge Road, London, W2 6AA).
Enter your dates and times on our search results page to see what’s available overnight.
The drop-off and pick-up point at Paddington is located at the rear entrance to the station, accessible from Bishop’s Bridge Road. Be aware that this also serves as the station’s main taxi rank – and this, coupled with the narrowness of this road, means there is often congestion and insufficient room to unload.
Paddington station was designed by the famous engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel to serve as the London terminus of the Great Western Main Line to Bristol. Much of the building remains as it was intended in the mid-nineteenth century and is quite an attraction in itself. As much as there is to keep you entertained within this large station, if you have some time to spare whilst waiting for a train why not saunter down to nearby Hyde Park – and enjoy it’s expansive beauty in the heart of London.
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