Transport & Parking


The Parking Office is responsible for the management of University car parks and the allocation of parking permits.

How we manage parking

The University of Edinburgh operates a Parking Management System to ensure that those with the greatest need to park are able to do so.

Car park locations

University car parks and information about the permit types valid for use in them.

Staff and Student Permits

Parking is by permit only in University car parks. Various permits types and costs apply across the different areas of the University.

Disabled Users

Information about parking for staff and students with disabilities or mobility impairements.

Visitors and Contractors

Information for visitors and contractors on parking in University car parks.

Permits for University vehicles

University-owned vehicles must display a valid permit to park in University car parks.