If you’re getting around Cincinnati by car, the good news is that parking there is cheap and abundant. Parking rates generally differ by neighborhood:
On-street parking in the Central Business District and Over-the-Rhine is enforced from 9am to 9pm Monday through Saturday and 2pm to 9pm Sunday. The first 10 minutes of parking are free.
In other neighborhoods meters are enforced from 8am to 6pm Monday through Saturday. Parking is free Sundays and on holidays.
Rates are $2 an hour in the Central Business District, $1 an hour in Over-the-Rhine and 50 cents an hour in other neighborhoods. On-street parking rates differ depending on the location, so check our Cincinnati map and look out for color coded lines. Parking meters accept coins and Credit/Debit cards (Visa, Mastercard, Amex). By summer many on-street locations will allow payment by mobile.
There are over 170 lots and garages in Cincinnati. The average price for an hour of parking is $4.00 and $13 for 24 hours. Many of them offer long term parking; the average monthly permit price is $120. Don’t be surprised by this but most parking locations will increase their rates (up to $10 or even $30 per stay) on event days (Football or Baseball games, major conventions)!
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