You want to go downtown Montpellier but you don't know where to park?

The city-center is often very expensive to park. In order to find the best deals you need to know the city's parking regulations.

In this article, we give you all the good parking tips in Montpellier so that you can save on your parking and enjoy your day!

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General parking regulations in Montpellier

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As you can see on the interactive parking map, most of the parking is located in city-center of Montpellier (black areas on the map).

Where parking is allowed, street parking is charged in Montpellier, from 9am to 6pm, from Monday to Saturday. Paid streets are represented by the streets in red (most expensive), orange* (normal rate) and **yellow (cheapest).

For free parking, look for the green streets on the map!

More information about parking regulations in Montpellier here.

Free parking - Montpellier-Saint-Roch train station

If you wish to park near the Montpellier-Saint-Roch train station, there are some options:

Either you opt for a public parking Saint-Roch - TaM. However, this is an expensive option.

There is a small area with free parking around the Rue des Candeliers, at a 12 minute walk from Montpellier train station :

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A good plan to save on your train journey!

Free parking near Place de la Comédie and Rue de la Loge - Shopping

Are you planning to go shopping in Montpellier?

If you are afraid to walk and want to be close to your destination, you can park in these public parkings :

If you are willing to walk 15 minutes to reach the Place de la Comédie and the Rue de la Loge, you will find a free parking area around the Avenue du Pont-Trinquat :

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Save on your parking fees and treat yourself instead!

Free parking near the Écusson

Do you want to go to l'Écusson, the historic centre of Montpellier?

In the historic centre of Montpellier, parking is not allowed and the nearest streets are paid.

However, about ten minutes walk away, you will find a small area where parking is free, on the Avenue de Lodeve :

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Parking is free on the streets shown in green on the map. Favour them to reduce your parking costs!

Free parking - Antigone district

The Antigone district, which surprises with its neoclassical architecture, is one of the things to do if you are in Montpellier. It is located near the Citadel of Montpellier.

At 5 minutes walk, you have the possibility to park in the Rue de la Croix du S :

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Further on, you will find a larger area where you can park for free, in the district of La Pompognane, near the Rue de Jausserand :

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Look for the green streets that are free and enjoy your visit at no extra cost!


Parking your car in Montpellier can quickly cost you dearly. However, these tips will allow you to park cheaper.

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