Free Parking in Liverpool

Free Parking in Liverpool

Liverpool is one of the most popular cities in the North West. Packed with culture and attractions to enjoy, parking can become difficult, so we show you the best options for free parking in Liverpool without restrictions.

5 places to park for free in Liverpool (2024)

You can park for free in Liverpool on the following streets near to the city centre:

Soho Street
Prince Edwin Street
Richmond Row
St Bartholomew Road
Langrove Street

You should always check for any newly installed restriction signs before leaving your car.

What to consider when parking free in Liverpool

When parking, please be considerate of others:

  • Ensure you don’t block any driveways
  • Tuck your car as close to the kerb as possible.
  • Don’t double park as you may be parked on a bus route

Free car parks in Liverpool

You can park for free at Chamberlain Street car park, which is located across the Mersey in Birkenhead, but it is situated next to a train station, so it might work out cheaper when visiting the city.

You can also park for free in Liverpool between 7.30pm and 7.30am at the following car parks:

Car ParkAddressSpacesFree Parking
Finch Place Car ParkL3 8HB227.30pm – 7.30am
Dale Street Car ParkL1 6DP517.30pm – 7.30am
Fontenoy Car ParkL3 2BE307.30pm – 7.30am
Kempston Street Car ParkL3 8NG457.30pm – 7.30am
Hunter Street Car ParkL3 8EN637.30pm – 7.30am
Lambert Street Car ParkL3 8LG697.30pm – 7.30am

Free on-street parking in Liverpool

If you would rather park in one of the on-street parking bays close to Liverpool city centre, you can park at the following locations free of charge at certain times of the day:

StreetFree Parking
Rupert LaneAll Day
St Nicholas Place6pm – 8am
Covent Garden6pm – 8am
Water Street (Cunard Building)6pm – 8am
Moorfields6pm – 8am
East Street6pm – 8am
Edmund Street6pm – 8am
Parking in Liverpool

Liverpool Park & Ride Sites

Liverpool has a number of park and ride services that offer free parking providing you purchase a train ticket into Liverpool, all of which get you into the city centre in under 15 minutes.

You can park for free at any of the following stations and simply hop on the train into Liverpool:

Park and Ride SiteAddressSpacesJourney Time to Liverpool
BrunswickL8 6XP354 Minutes
St MichaelsL17 7BQ47 Minutes
Green LaneCH41 9AN607 Minutes
WaltonL9 1EY109 Minutes
Bootle Oriel RoadL20 7AD49 Minutes
CressingtonL19 0PE1711 Minutes
KirkbyL32 2AE17415 Minutes

Liverpool Park and Ride Ticket Prices

Ticket TypePrice
Adult Day Saver£5.00
Child Day Saver£2.20

Cheapest all-day parking in Liverpool

The cheapest car park we found in Liverpool is Pumpfields Road Car Park, which is just a short walk from the city centre and can be pre-booked.

You book this car park all day (9am – 5pm) for just £6, so it’s a great option for commuters or those visiting Liverpool for the full day.

Cheapest monthly parking in Liverpool

If you are looking to pre-book monthly parking in Liverpool, we found Pumpfields Road Car Park to be the cheapest option at just £47 per month, which is just a short walk from the city centre and can be pre-booked.

Motorhome parking in Liverpool

Motorhome parking is available at Liverpool Marina for around £25 per night which includes shower and washing facilities. Parking must be pre-booked in advance.

Free motorcycle parking in Liverpool

If you are looking to find secure free parking for your motorcycle in Liverpool, you can use the following on-street parking spots:

  • Brunswick Street (waterfront side)
  • Castle Hill
  • Exchange Passage West
  • Cropper Street
  • Old Church Yard
  • Jamaica Street

If you would rather use a secure car park, you can park your motorcycle in the following car parks free of charge:

Car ParkAddressMotorcycle Spaces
Mount Pleasant Car Park38 Mount Pleasant, Liverpool, L3 5TB16
Hunter Street Car ParkHunter Street, Liverpool , L3 8EN2

Free disabled parking in Liverpool

If you are a Blue Badge holder, you can park for free, for any duration, at any of the following on-street parking locations:

St Nicholas Place
Covent Garden
Water Street (Cunard Building)
East Street
Edmund Street

Coach parking in Liverpool

For coach drop-offs, there are a number of options that allow coaches to park for up to 15 minutes to drop passengers off:

  • Gower Street, Albert Dock, L3 4AD
  • Crosshall Street, L1 6DQ
  • William Brown Street, L3 8EN
  • Liverpool Cathedral, L1 7AZ
  • Salthouse Quay, Albert Dock, L3 4AD
  • Liverpool One Bus Station, L1 8DA

There is a number of free coach parking options if you need longer than just drop off. These are available between 8am and 6pm:

  • Bankfield Street
  • Regent Road
  • Sandhills Lane
  • Upper Duke Street
  • Bath Street

If you are looking to park your coach in Liverpool whilst your passengers are exploring, you can park for free at Riverside Drive (L3) in one of the 18 coach bays.

Residential parking in Liverpool

If you are a resident in Liverpool where permits are required, you can apply for a residents parking permit.

In order to apply, you will need to prove you are a resident, so will be required to provide proof of address and proof of vehicle. You can also apply for visitor parking permits too.

About Liverpool, UK

Liverpool is packed with culture, from independent eateries, superb architecture and a host of outdoor green space to enjoy.

You may often hear the word ‘quarter’ as Liverpool City Centre is segmented by Georgian Quarter, St George’s Quarter, Cavern Quarter and Knowledge Quarter, each of which offer something different.

If you’re visiting the city for a short break or a romantic getaway, you can enjoy the multitude of restaurants, shops and theatres that Liverpool has to offer.

Other towns and cities nearby

If you’re visiting the area for a short trip or just looking for things to do nearby, you can explore these towns and cities that are near to Liverpool:

About the Author

Hi, my name is Amber and I’m here to help find you suitable free parking in towns and cities across the UK.

When I visit new towns and cities, I always take note of where you can (legally) park for free, whether this be on-street parking bays or council run car parks, which offer free parking during certain hours of the day.

Although I take every effort to ensure this information is up to date and correct, if you notice an issue, please get in touch so I can rectify it for everyone.


Information was last updated on January 10th, 2024