Parking in Montpellier: where to park?

April 26, 2021

Montpellier is a metropolis of Occitania located in the south of France, it now has almost 450,000 inhabitants. Considered a Mediterranean crossroads, intertwined with history, culture and commerce as well as atypical landscapes, Montpellier is full of surprises.

Medieval, student-orientated, commercial, innovative and located on the Barcelona - Marseille road, Montpellier is the ideal city to live or work in. However, the traffic can be a real ordeal. Finding a parking space in this city is difficult, so we decided to make your life easier with this parking guide. This article will allow you to find solutions according to your needs: on-street parking, underground parking and even subscriptions in secure parking lots!


On-street parking

If you want to park your car in the streets of Montpellier, here are some tips that will be useful. Montpellier's downtown area contains 3 different parking zones, each with its own regulations. 


Montpellier : zone de stationnement

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Parking zones in Montpellier

Yellow zone

  • Parking time limited to 5 hours
  • Paid parking Monday to Saturday from 9am to 6pm
  • Rate: 1€ for 30 min; 2€ for 1h; 3€ for 1h30; 4€ for 2h; 10€ for 3h; 17€ for 4h and 33€ for 5h

Orange zone

  • Parking time limited to 7 hours
  • Paid parking Monday to Saturday from 9am to 6pm
  • Rate: 0.50€ for 30min; 1€ for 1h; 1.50€ for 1h30; 2€ for 2h; 3€ for 3h; 4€ for 4h; 10€ for 5h; 17€ for 6h and 33€ for 7h

Green Zone

  • Parking time limited to 9 hours
  • Paid parking Monday to Saturday from 9am to 6pm
  • Rate: 0.8€ for 1h; 0.90€ for 1h30; 1€ for 2h; 1.20€ for 3h; 1.40€ for 4h; 1.60€ for 5h; 1.80€ for 6h; 4€ for 7h; 10€ for 8h and 17€ for 9h.

It is good to note that the zone you are in is known by the color at the top of each parking meter. Parking packages are available for artisans, health professionals and home care workers at a rate of 2€/day; 20€/month or 200€/year.


P+Tram and proximity parking

If you want to park your car near a tramway line in order to get to your destination, there are 6 P+Tram parking lots in Montpellier, secure and free for TaM subscribers. There are also 7 local parking lots located in the cities bordering Montpellier, however it should be noted that these parking lots do not work with the TaM subscription.

Here is a list of P+Tram parking lots:

  • Circé à Odysseum - Rue Georges Méliès, Montpellier
  • Mosson - Route de Lodève, Montpellier
  • Euromédecine -  Route de Montpellier, Montpellier
  • Occitanie - Route de Ganges, Montpellier
  • Sabines - Avenue du Colonel Pavelet, Montpellier
  • Garcia Lorca - Avenue de Palavas, Montpellier


Parking by the hour

If your goal is to park your vehicle for a few hours in a public parking lot, Montpellier has 6 public parking lots with 24-hour access as well as many features such as charging stations or reserved areas for all types of users. Prices vary according to the hours of parking, and in total there are more than 3,400 spaces available.

Here is a list of these parking lots: 

  • Antigone - Boulevard d’Antigone 
  • Comédie - Place de la comédie 
  • Corum - Rue du Faubourg de Nîmes 
  • Europa - Rue Poséidon 
  • Gambetta - Cours Gambetta 
  • Saint-Roch - Rue Alexandra David Néel 


Monthly parking solutions

If you are looking for a long-term parking space, shared parking lots are the answer to your problem. These parking lots allow you to rent a subscription in a secure spot in Montpellier for the duration of your choice. Wasting time looking for a parking space will be a distant memory.  It is a simpler and less expensive solution.

Here are the shared parking lots available in Montpellier: 

Parking solutions for companies

If your offices are located in Montpellier and you are looking for parking spaces for you and your employees, you can opt for a company parking lot.

Discover in this explanatory video, the Spaces offer, the ideal solution for your company.

We hope this article has helped you find the right parking solution for your needs.

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