Parking at London Zoo 2024

Parking for London Zoo

London Zoo is one of the countries popular family attractions and being close to Central London means you don’t have to travel far for that animal experience.

Free parking near London Zoo

London Zoo is central to London’s tourist spots, so finding free parking near to London Zoo without restrictions can be a bit of a challenge. You’ll be pleased to know there are free parking options available.

When parking, please take into consideration:

  • Be considerate – most free parking is on residential streets, so do not block driveways or exit routes
  • Ensure there is enough space for larger vehicles to pass, especially if you park in a residential area

Here is our list of available free parking near London Zoo, so if you are just heading out with the family for a day trip you can save money by finding a free parking spot.

Streets offering free parking near London Zoo

The following streets offer FREE parking spots near London Zoo:

Free on weekends

  • Allitsen Road
  • St Edmunds Terrace
  • Titchfield Road
  • Wells Rise

Free bank holiday parking

  • Eamont Street

Free disabled parking near London Zoo

Blue badge holders can park for free at ZSL London Zoo car park or on the main road outside the zoo, however there is a 4 hour limit between Monday and Saturday.

Free motorcycle parking near London Zoo

Those travelling by motorcycle can park for free at Regent’s Park car park, NW1 4NR, however there is a 4 hour limit between Monday and Saturday.

On-street parking near London Zoo

There are plenty of on-street parking locations around Regents Park that, outside of the free parking times, offer cheap hourly parking.

Outer Circle runs around the perimeter of Regent’s Park and you can park on this road for £2.80 per hour Monday to Friday or £2 per hour on Sundays.

StreetHourly Price
Outer Circle£2.80 per hour Mon – Fri, £2 per hour Sunday
Eamont Street£1.94 (50% supplement for diesel vehicles)
Prince Albert Road£1.94 (50% supplement for diesel vehicles)
Mackennal Street£1.94 (50% supplement for diesel vehicles)
Culworth Street£1.94 (50% supplement for diesel vehicles)

Car Parks near London Zoo

If you don’t fancy a long walk, or you would prefer to park in a secure car park near to London Zoo instead of an on street parking location, you can use one of the nearby car parks, including:

Car ParkLocation2024 PriceBook Online
ZSL London ZooNW1 4SX£14.50 (zoo visitors only)N/A
Regents Park Car ParkNW1 4NRMon – Sat: £2.80 per hour per hour
Sunday and bank holidays: £2 per hour
Q Park St John’s WoodKingsmill Terrace, London, NW8 6AA£5 per hourBook Now
NCP Car Park Marylebone Road170 Marylebone Road, London, NW1 5AR1 hour: £10.95
Up to 2 hours: £21.90
Up to 3 hours: £32.85
Up to 4 hours: £43.80
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Although London Zoo has its own on-site car park, it may be one of the most expensive options so it’s best to consider other car parks within walking distance.

Cheap Parking near London Zoo

If you don’t want to leave your car at one of our suggested free parking spots and you are looking for something more low cost, there is cheap parking available near London Zoo from just £9 per day and these spaces are available to book in advance.

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