Canterbury Park and Ride

When visiting Canterbury, if you manage to battle through the traffic, it’s not easy finding cheap parking close to the city centre, which is why we’re a real advocate for park and ride. This allows you to park outside of the city centre free of charge and hop on the local bus service into the city.

How many park and ride sites are there in Canterbury

There are two park and ride site in Canterbury with direct routes into the city; New Dover Road and Wincheap.

New Dover Road Park and Ride

Address: New Dover Road Park and Ride, Canterbury, CT1 3EJ

Opening Times: Monday to Saturday: 07.00am – 07.10pm, Sundays: 09.45am – 05.00pm

Wincheap Park and Ride

Address: Wincheap Park and Ride, Canterbury, CT1 3TQ

Opening Times: Monday to Saturday: 07.00am – 07.10pm, Sundays: 09.45am – 05.00pm

Cost to park at park and ride sites in Canterbury

Parking at Canterbury park and ride sites is just £4 per car which also includes bus travel into the city centre for up to 6 people.

Park and Ride SiteParking Charge
New Dover Road Park and Ride£4 (includes bus travel into Canterbury for 6 people)
Wincheap Park and Ride£4 (includes bus travel into Canterbury for 6 people)
Canterbury park and ride charges

You can pay using one of the pay and display machines around the car park, which take both cash and card or pay using your smartphone.

Canterbury park and ride ticket prices 2024

The cost to get from Canterbury park and ride sites into the city centre costs just £4 per car (including parking) for up to 6 people.

2024 ticket prices for the park and ride service in Canterbury is as follows:

Park and Ride SiteTicket Charge
New Dover Road Park and Ride£4 (includes bus travel into Canterbury for 6 people)
Wincheap Park and Ride£4 (includes bus travel into Canterbury for 6 people)
Canterbury park and ride ticket prices

Overnight parking at Canterbury park and ride sites

New Dover Road park and ride in Canterbury allows overnight parking.

Canterbury park and ride disabled spaces

There are 10 disabled parking bays at Wincheap park and ride site and 20 disabled bays at New Dover Road park and ride.

Motorhome parking at Canterbury park and ride sites

New Dover Road park and ride sites permit motorhomes to park as there is no height restrictions in place. Wincheap park and ride does not permit motorhomes as there is a 1.9m height restriction in place.