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Information about parking near Peterborough Station
Driving to Peterborough station is quite straightforward as it is located very near to the nation-spanning A1 just off the A15 Bourges Boulevard.
On-street parking around the station is very limited with most on-street spaces nearby reserved solely for resident permit holders. However, there are a number of off-street parking options to choose from – including nearby Long Stay parking.
JustPark provides information on a multitude of parking options nearby, many of which are reservable – including spaces on-street and off-street, from driveways to car parks.
Peterborough station is encircled by busy roads and the city centre to its east and residential permit holder areas to the west. As a result, on-street parking near to the station can be quite difficult with most nearby streets prohibiting parking.
There are a very limited number of on-street pay-and-display spaces nearby on Priestgate – a short walk to the south of the station. Charges apply from 8am-6.30pm Monday-Saturday and 11am-5pm on Sundays but a maximum stay of 30 minutes is enforced during times of operation.
You can use the JustPark parking map to find information on available on-street parking spaces near Peterborough station.
Location Operator Price Max Stay Thorpe Road/On Street Peterborough Council £4.00 / day day Geneva Street/On Street Peterborough Council £1.10 / hour hour Fitzwilliam Street/On Street Peterborough Council £1.10 / hour hour Cromwell Road/On Street Peterborough Council £1.10 / hour hour Park Road, 1 Hour Max Stay/On Street Peterborough Council £1.10 / hour hour
Virgin Trains East Coast operate 3 Long Stay and 1 on-site Short Stay car park for Peterborough station. The largest Long Stay car park is located on-site (Station Road, Peterborough, PE1 1QL) just by the Short Stay location. This car park operates 24 hours a day Monday-Sunday and offers a quite reasonable daily rate.
Another of these car parks is located just north of the station (Mayor’s Walk, PE1 1QL) and although smaller and slightly further away, does offer a marginally cheaper daily rate as well as the option for reasonably priced Short Stay parking.
JustPark offers a wide selection of off-street parking near Peterborough station – 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 Queensgate Centre - Cavell Queensgate Shopping Centre £2.00 / 2 hours Peterborough Railway Station Peterborough City Council £13.50 / day Queensgate Centre - Clare Queensgate Shopping Centre £2.00 / 2 hours Queensgate Centre - Perkins Queensgate Shopping Centre £2.00 / 2 hours Queensgate Centre - Royce Queensgate Shopping Centre £2.00 / 2 hours
Peterborough station is a major interchange for train services from all over the UK and forms part of the East Coast Main Line under an hour away from London Kings Cross. Peterborough bus station is located just a few minutes walk away and provides expansive transport links within the city and the surrounding area.
Disabled drivers displaying their Blue Badge may park in any on-street pay-and-display spaces for free and without time limit but normal parking tariffs will apply when parking in any council car park. However, Blue Badge holders may not park in resident permit or permit holder bays at any time.
Much like the rest of the UK though, Blue Badge holders can park on single or double yellow lines for up to 3 hours as long as there is no loading ban signalled on location or on any clear obstruction to bus services.
You can filter when searching on JustPark to show all our parking spaces with disabled access around Peterborough station (select this option by clicking ‘Filters’ on the search results page).
There are quite stringent parking restrictions in the streets surrounding Peterborough station. Most of the nearby residential streets to the west of the station are permit holder restricted at all times and on all days. This, coupled with the fact that the station is located quite centrally, near to major roads and the main shopping centre, means that parking on-street is not recommended with a very limited number of pay-and-display spaces available for visiting drivers.
On the JustPark map, we’ll only show you spaces which you’re allowed to park/are not restricted at the times you require.
Parking charges – both on-street and off-street – generally still apply on Sundays and on Bank holidays but always check signposts on location.
Overnight parking is available in the station’s Long Stay car parks at an affordable 24 hour rate with both an off-peak and peak time fare.
Enter your dates and times on our search results page to see what’s available overnight.
The designated drop-off and pick-up area is specified as being in conjunction with the on-site Short Stay car park which is free to park for the first 20 minutes with a maximum stay of 1 hour.
Peterborough Station is pretty much in the heart of Peterborough city centre leaving you with plenty of choice as to what to do. A few minutes walk out from the main entrance will bring you to the wondrous Queensgate shopping centre – a large indoor mall with a great choice of shops and restaurants. If you follow the road that brought you there further South, you will reach the Peterborough Museum which is within a beautiful Georgian townhouse and is an awesome experience through history.
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