Parking in Hamburg

Parking information for visitors coming by car, and for residents travelling by car in the city centre, at the airport and in the neighbourhoods of Hamburg...

Available parking spaces are scarce in Hamburg city centre at peak times and on Saturdays. There are several multi-storey car parks, which charge fees by the hour. Follow the traffic guidance system to find them and for information about parking space availability.

  • For a list of car parks in Hamburg: Click here (in German)
  • For up-to-date information about available parking spaces in the city centre: Click here

Traffic guidance systems are available in a number of other areas in Hamburg. For information about car parks and available parking spaces, follow the links below:

Park+Ride System

Car parking for commuters and passengers of the HVV public transport network is available at over 120 S-Bahn stations in the outskirts and neighbourhoods of Hamburg. Car parks are open day and night and are free of charge.

  • For information about the Park+Ride system: Click here

Residential Parking

In some areas of Hamburg, a residential parking permit (Bewohnerparkausweis) system has been developed. These areas are in central Hamburg in Großneumarkt, Schaarmarkt, Cremon, St. Pauli, and around the Airport in Fuhlsbüttel. Permits are delivered by district offices (Bezirksamt) in Mitte and Hamburg-Nord.

  • For further information about residential parking permits: Click here (German)

Parking for People with Disabilities

The Hamburg web portal provides a map of parking spaces for people with disabilities in Hamburg.

Parking in these spaces is only permitted for holders of the European Parking Permit (the blue badge), which has to be visible in the car. Applications for permits can be made at the Landesbetrieb Verkehr.  The documents required for this are an identification card or passport, a photograph, and a disability card.

  • Landesbetrieb Verkehr
    : Ausschläger Weg 100 (House A), 20537 Hamburg, 1st floor, barrier free
    Tel: 040 428 580
  • For further information on parking permits and parking for people with disabilities: Click here (in German)

Parking at the Airport

Short- and long-term parking is available at Hamburg Airport in F'uhlsbüttel. There are 10,000 parking spaces, and different fees for short- and long- term parking. Drop-off parking is available in front of the terminals for up to 30 minutes.

  • For online bookings and further information: Click here
  • Information about available parking spaces: Click here

Cruise Passengers

Cruise passengers are able to leave their cars in one of the Cruise Center parking blocks before leaving on a cruise.

  • For an overview of parking at Cruise Center Hafen City and Cruise Center Altona: Click here