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Fares & Payment Methods

Ticket Options Available:

  • All day ticket
  • 10% discount with smart card
  • Annual season ticket with 20% discount
  • NEW Off Peak weekday rate after 10:30am (cheaper than parking in town!)

Daily car parking and bus travel costs just £3 for the whole car, up to 7 people

Simply park your car, pay at the meter and collect your 2 part ticket. Place the 1st part in your car windscreen and then present the 2nd part to the driver and state how many passengers are travelling with you for your return passenger ticket.

The car parks are monitored by CCTV and two have already been awarded Park Mark Safer Parking status for security and safety. South Winchester has been built to the same high standards and will be applying for the same award status. The ticket machines are Pay & Display however they also accept Smart Cards that offer discounted parking for regular users. Smart Cards can be purchased from Winchester City Council Parking Office.



The following daily tariffs will apply Monday to Saturday. There is no charge for parking on Sundays or Bank Holidays, however Winchester Park & Ride buses do not run on Sundays or public holidays. There is a special Christmas timetable running from 17 November through to 21 December in the lead up to Christmas which includes Sunday buses between East Car Parks & the City Centre - click here for details.

  • All Day - £3.00
  • Arrival after 10.30am Monday to Friday - £2.50,

Additional tariffs for Barfield and St Catherines Only:

  • Arrival after 4.00pm - FREE (obtain tickets from machine)
  • Saturdays 3 hours only - £1.50

Season Tickets

For regular users Season Tickets and Smart Cards are available to purchase offering a more convenient way to pay for parking and at a discounted cost.

For full time users, we recommend the pre-payment season ticket option.

Please see the Season Tickets - Park and Ride page for more information:

For part-time users, we recommend the pre-payment Smart Card option. Please see the Smart Cards page for more information.

RingGo Park & Ride Phone Parking Payments

RingGo Park & Ride (P&R) is a quick and easy mobile phone service, which lets you pay for your Park and Ride parking and bus journey with a credit or debit card, rather than using cash at a machine. When you park your car in one of the Park & Ride sites, you simply contact RingGo by smartphone app, calling, SMS or on-line, and pay for your parking by phone.

For more information and to register with RingGo - click here.

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