Queensland Performing Arts Centre
QPAC Parking


  • Performing Arts car park
  • Other Cultural Precinct parking
  • Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre Parking
  • Other car parks - Secure Parking
  • Pre-paid parking
  • Coach parking
  • Traffic updates and notices

Performing Arts Car Park

The closest parking for QPAC is at the Performing Arts car park, which is marked in PINK on the map above. Access to this car park is via Melbourne Street or Stanley Place, through the Cultural Centre Tunnel.

Parking: $15 per visit upon entry (cash, Visa or Mastercard); or $21 per pre-paid visit
Opens: 7am Mon to Fri; 8.30am Sat, Sun & public holidays
Closes: Midnight Tue to Sat; 10pm Sun & Mon & public holidays (pending events in the precinct)
Maximum height: 2m

Please be sure to check the latest traffic updates and notices.

Other Cultural Precinct Parking

Undercover parking is also available at other Cultural Precinct, South Bank locations:

  • Queensland Art Gallery/Queensland Museum car park
  • Stanley Place /State Library of Queensland car park

Parking: $15 per visit upon entry (cash at automatic booths, Visa or Mastercard are accepted at manned entry booths)
Maximum height: 2m

Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre Parking

Entry via Melbourne, Grey and Merivale Streets.

Parking: $19 (2 - 5 hours) pay on entry or exit (cash, Visa or Mastercard)
Opens: 24 hours
Maximum height: 2.1 - 2.3m (depending on entry point)

For further details please check the BCEC website.

South Bank Parking

Entry via Tribune and Glenelg Streets.

Parking: Approximately $22 - $25 (3 - 4 hours) pay at pay stations before exit
Open: Mon - Sun
Maximum height: 2.1m

For more detailed information please check the Visit Brisbane website.

Other car parks - Secure Parking

Secure Parking offer $5 evening (after 4pm) and weekend parking at SW1 (32 Cordelia Street). Parking must be pre-booked online using Secure-a-Spot. QPAC patrons can also receive discounts at the following nearby parking options.

SW1 Cordelia Street
Tank Street car park
Festival car park

To book your city Secure Parking:

  1. Go to secureparking.com.au
  2. Select Secure-a-Spot and book online link
  3. Register / login to Secure-a-Spot account
  4. Select car park (SW1 / Tank Street / Festival / Wintergarden)
  5. Select date and times
  6. Select Evening or Weekend Parking
  7. Enter promotion code (not required for SW1): QPAC - $2 discount will be applied
  8. Proceed to payment and confirm booking

Once booked you will receive a PIN to enter and exit the car park.

Pre-Paid Parking

Take advantage of pre-paid car parking, which offers guaranteed, safe and convenient parking. Pre-paid car parking is available only at:

  • Performing Arts car park  
  • South Bank car park (limited performances only).

Your pre-paid parking ticket will be issued with your theatre tickets and can be used even when the CAR PARK FULL sign is displayed. This facility is limited, so we recommend you arrange your car parking when you book your ticket. Alternatively, parking at the Performing Arts or South Bank car parks can be booked online or by phoning 136 246.

Pre-paid parking tickets:

  • must be purchased at least seven days in advance of use and are subject to availability.
  • can only be used at the car park that you have chosen at time of purchase.
  • do not allocate a specific parking space, including disabled car spaces.
  • must be presented (the ticket or hard copy PDF for print@home tickets) upon entry into the car park. Mobile phone or emails are not accepted. We are unable to provide refunds for unused tickets or where the incorrect tickets are presented on entry.
  • are valid for the specific date and entry time as specified at time of purchase.

Daytime Entry car park voucher
Entry - from car park opening time
Exit - by 90 minutes after performance finish time

Evening Entry car park voucher
Entry - from 5pm
Exit - by the closure time of the car park that day

Coach Parking

Coach parking in the Brisbane CBD is allowed at approved locations and times. Please download the QPAC Coach Parking map to view parking locations around QPAC. These maps display locations, times and restrictions on coach parking in the Brisbane CBD. Select a bus icon for location details and time restrictions.

Traffic Updates and Notices


Queensland Government

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