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Downtown Oshawa is easily accessible from all areas of the city. Bike, walk, drive or take public transit to explore our downtown core and discover the vibe.

Visit Downtown Oshawa

Walking and Biking

While this isn’t a car-free zone, guests can easily explore the entire Downtown core on foot or by bike. Wide sidewalks and bike lanes make pedestrians and bikers alike feel welcomed and safe. Exploring this vibrant community on foot is one of the best ways to take in everything Downtown Oshawa has to offer.

Parking

Parking Downtown Oshawa

ON-STREET PAID PARKING AREAS

Hourly Rate: 1.25.
Fee Applicable: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Monday to Friday, except holidays.
Maximum Stay: 2, 5 or 10 hours (per signs).
Payment Options: Coins, Pay by Phone

Lot 4 - on Athol between Centre and Simcoe

Hourly Rate: 1.25.
Daily Maximum: 12.5.
Fee Applicable: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Monday to Friday, except holidays.
Maximum Stay: 24 hours.
Payment Options: Visa, MasterCard, Amex, Coins, Pay by Phone

Lot 16 - on Athol between Celina and Albert

Hourly Rate: 1.25.
Daily Maximum: 8.
Fee Applicable: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Monday to Friday, except holidays.
Maximum Stay: 24 hours.
Payment Options: Visa, MasterCard, Amex, Coins, Pay by Phone

Lot 18 - on William at Carriage Works

Hourly Rate: 1.25.
Daily Maximum: 12.5.
Fee Applicable: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Monday to Friday, except holidays.
Maximum Stay: 24 hours.
Payment Options: Visa, MasterCard, Amex, Coins, Pay by Phone

Lot 50 - on Queen south of Art Gallery

Hourly Rate: 1.25.
Daily Maximum: 8.
Fee Applicable: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Monday to Friday, except holidays.
Maximum Stay: 24 hours.
Payment Options: Visa, MasterCard, Amex, Coins, Pay by Phone

Parkade 1 (on Centre between King and Bond)

Hourly Rate: 1.25.
Daily Maximum: 12.5.
Fee Applicable: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Monday to Friday, except holidays.
Maximum Stay: 48 hours.
Payment Options: Visa, MasterCard, Amex, Coins and Bills

Parkade 3 (on Mary between King and Bond)

Hourly Rate: 1.25.
Daily Maximum: 12.5.
Fee Applicable: 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Monday to Friday, except holidays.
Maximum Stay: 48 hours.
Payment Options: Visa, MasterCard, Amex, Coins and Bills

Event Parking

During large events in the downtown, event parking is available for a flat rate of $5.00 at the Parkade 3 (on Mary Street between King and Bond Streets) and in Lot 16 (on Athol between Celina and Albert Streets).

On weekdays, the fee applies to those entering the facility after 6:00 p.m. On weekends, the fee is in effect starting 2 hours prior to start of event.

Fee Exemptions

Fee exemptions are available for holders of veteran licence plates and accessible parking permits.

Getting Around

Durham Region Transit

Using the Durham Region Transit (DRT) system is easy, economical, and good for the environment. DRT operates 7 days a week, Monday to Sunday inclusive, with 8 routes servicing the downtown core.

Download the Transit Map

Find your Bus Schedule

GreyHound Canada

Greyhound Canada also provides bus service to and from the Downtown Oshawa bus terminal.

Book Your Ticket

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