There is no doubt that parking is expensive in Oxford.

If you fancy a day out in the city centre, you may be wondering where is the cheapest place to park your car.

Here is a list of the city’s car parks and then information about which is the cheapest.

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Where can you park?

Broad Street

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Charging hours (8am - 10pm Monday to Sunday)

8am to 6.30pm (max stay 2 hours, no return within 1 hour)   

  • Up to 1 hour - £5.70
  • Up to 2 hours - £8.90

6.30pm to 10pm

  • Any length of stay - £5.70

Gloucester Green car park

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Monday - Friday, 8am - 8pm

  • 0 to 1 hour: £4.50
  • 1 to 2 hours: £6.50
  • 2 to 3 hours: £9.50
  • 3 to 4 hours: £12.00
  • 4 to 6 hours: £18.50
  • 6 to 8 hours: £28.50
  • 8 to 24 hours: £35.50
  • After 8pm: £4.50

Saturday and Sunday, 8am - 8pm

  • 0 to 1 hour: £5.00
  • 1 to 2 hours: £7.80
  • 2 to 3 hours: £10.50
  • 3 to 4 hours: £13.00
  • 4 to 6 hours: £20.50
  • 6 to 8 hours: £30.50
  • 8+ hours: £35.50
  • After 8pm: £5.00

Oxford Train Station (Becket Street)

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Non-rail prices

Monday - Saturday

Before 10:00am: £31.50

10:00am - 13:00: £23.60

13:00 - 17:00h: £15.80

17:00 thereafter: £7.90

Sunday

Daily Rate: £7.90

 

Rail prices

Monday -Saturday

Daily rate: £7

Sunday

Daily rate: £5

Oxpens car park

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Monday to Sunday, 6am to 5pm

  • 0 to 1 hour: £3.50
  • 1 to 2 hours: £4.50
  • 2 to 3 hours: £5.50
  • 3 to 4 hours: £7.50
  • 4 to 5 hours: £9.50
  • 5 to 6 hours: £11.50
  • 6 to 12 hours: £18.50
  • 12 to 24 hours: £25.50

Monday to Sunday, 5pm to 6am (evening tariff)

  • £4.00

St Giles

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Charging hours (8am - 10pm Monday to Sunday)

8am to 6.30pm (max stay 2 hours, no return within 1 hour)   

  • Up to 1 hour - £5.70
  • Up to 2 hours - £8.90

6.30pm to 10pm

  • Any length of stay - £5.70

Westgate car park

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Monday to Sunday, 6am to 5pm

  • 0 to 1 hour: £3.00
  • 1 to 2 hours: £4.00
  • 2 to 3 hours: £5.00
  • 3 to 4 hours: £7.00
  • 4 to 5 hours: £9.00
  • 5 to 6 hours: £11.00
  • 6 to 12 hours: £18.00
  • 12 to 24 hours: £35.00

Monday to Sunday, 5pm to 6am (evening tariff):

  • 0 to 1 hour: £3.00
  • Over 1 hour: £3.50

Worcester Street car park

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Monday - Friday, 8am - 8pm

  • 0 to 1 hour: £4.50
  • 1 to 2 hours: £6.50
  • 2 to 3 hours: £9.50
  • 3 to 4 hours: £12.00
  • 4 to 6 hours: £18.50
  • 6 to 8 hours: £28.50
  • 8 to 24 hours: £35.50
  • After 8pm: £4.50

Saturday and Sunday, 8am - 8pm

  • 0 to 1 hour: £5.00
  • 1 to 2 hours: £7.80
  • 2 to 3 hours: £10.50
  • 3 to 4 hours: £13.00
  • 4 to 6 hours: £20.50
  • 6 to 8 hours: £30.50
  • 8+ hours: £35.50
  • After 8pm: £5.00

Which is the cheapest?

If you want to park in the city centre for just an hour, then Westgate car park is the cheapest for just £3.

If you want to stay for longer – say up to six hours – Westgate also comes out on top, with a price of £11.  

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