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Your stay goes beyond midnight, this means you will be charged the hourly rate until 12am and then an additional day rate for each following day.
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This car parking calculator calculates the total car parking fee for the period of time you input into the calculator. The daily and hourly rates per car park are set out on the ‘Airport parking’ page of our website. Hourly rates are only relevant for Short Stay 1, Short Stay 2 and Long Stay Saver.

Important Note: Hourly rates only apply if your car has been in a car park for less than one day. Each day is calculated as a calendar day ending at 12 midnight. If your car remains in a car park after 12 midnight on any day, the hourly rates will cease to apply and the daily rates will apply for the first day you have used the car park plus any day or part day after that (inclusive).
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We currently have no pre-booking system.

Accessible parking

We're here to help you if you need accessibility support or assistance. Please don't hesitate to contact us before you fly. 

We have accessible car parking spaces for passengers and visitors with a disability in the Premium, Short Stay, Long Stay and Long Saver car parks. All pathways leading to the terminal from these car parks comply with Australian accessibility standards, ensuring ease of access.

Our car park shuttle is no longer operational - please consider the parking location and distances to terminal when making your parking choice.

Visit travelling with a disability to learn more about parking and pick-up/drop-off options at our airport.

FAQs about parking at our airport

Our airport has five car parks, all close to the terminal.

Premium – directly outside the terminal (undercover)
Short Stay 1 – directly outside the terminal
Short Stay 2 – 100 metres from the terminal (2-3 min walk)
Long Stay 1 – 200 metres from the terminal (3-4 min walk)
Long Stay Saver – 400 metres from the terminal (7-8 min walk)

We currently do not have an online booking system. The introduction of an online system was delayed due to Covid-19 and we are expecting a system to be introduced by the middle to late 2022. 

Please refer to our 'How do I pay for parking?' FAQ for information on payment. 

Just follow the airport signs along Nelson Bay Road, turn off onto Williamtown Drive, then to access individual car parks using the directions below:

Premium – follow Williamtown Drive (1.3km), then turn right directly into the Premium car park.
Short Stay 1 – follow Williamtown Drive (1km), then turn right into the Short Stay 1 car park.
Short Stay 2 – follow Williamtown Drive (990m), then turn left into the Short Stay 2 car park.
Long Stay 1 – follow Williamtown Drive (800m), then turn left into the Long Stay 1 car park.
Long Stay Saver – Follow Williamtown Drive (320m), turn first right into Technology Place (100m), turn left into Cresswell Way (100m), then left into the Long Stay Saver car park. Alternatively, follow Williamtown Drive (680m), turn right into Kindler Way (820m), turn right into Cresswell Way (100m) then turn right directly into the Long Stay Saver car park.

View our maps to help with navigation.

Yes, Long Stay Saver and Long Stay Overflow are no charge for the first 2 hours or from $17 per day. Alternatively, Long Stay 1 is our 2nd cheapest parking option, with five days costing $110 and only a 3-4 min walk to the terminal.

To find the cost of your next trip, please visit our parking page.

Yes. Short Stay 1 and Short Stay 2 car parks are both great options for picking up or dropping off passengers. Both car parks cost just $5 for the first hour.

We have accessible car parking spaces in all of our car parks. Learn more about travelling with a disability at our airport.

Pick-up and drop-off areas are available in the Short Stay 1 Car Park (opposite the front of the terminal). Learn more about travelling with a disability at our airport.

A credit card or cash can be used at any of our payment stations inside the terminal. Alternatively, payment can be made by credit card at the boomgate on exiting.

If you lose your ticket please go to one of our payment stations in Arrivals and use the 'press for assistance' button and you will be connected with our operations team. You will need to advise them of the details.

Our Short Stay 1 car park has family parking spaces. The spaces are clearly marked with the pram symbol.

All our car parks have CCTV cameras installed, are well lit and our airport is staffed 24/7.

Yes, the Premium car park is undercover and locked overnight. The Premium car park is opened an hour before the first flight.

Motorcycles must be parked within a parking space and are not permitted to park on any footpaths, walkways, or entry/exit doors.

Visit Live Traffic NSW for live traffic updates and useful traveller information. Alternatively, visit RMS for a range of other road and traffic information for drivers.

We welcome your feedback, please contact us and let us know about your car parking experience.

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