Convenient Southbank Parking

The Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC) operates a Southbank parking facility for visitors, guests and the general public. Our car park is conveniently located undercover with direct lift access to the Centre’s convention and exhibition facilities and event spaces.

We provide undercover parking for up to 1,500 vehicles to both our event guests and the general public.

The car park is open 24 hours a day. Should you require assistance, please use the intercom located at the pay stations or exit gates to talk to one of our friendly staff.

Car parks currently available

Carpark 1


Carpark 2


Carpark 3



Parking Rates

Casual Parking

Parking rates for Monday – Sunday:

Time $ Price
0 – 2 hours $15.00
2 – 3 hours $20.00
3 – 4 hours $25.00
4+ hours $35.00
Max daily rate $35.00

Note: 24 hour parking from time of entry to time of exit the following day.

Click here for general parking Terms and Conditions.

Monthly Parking Pass

Monthly Pass – Car & Motorcyle: $320

Benefits include:

  • Undercover 24 hour parking with onsite security
  • 7 days a week access
  • Unlimited entry and exits permitted in a day

You can purchase or update your Monthly Pass online.  Once you have completed the registration process, you will be issued with a pass.

Your pass can be collected from the Russell Street Car Park office at BCEC. Please contact the car park team to arrange the collection of your pass on 07 3308 3487 or email

Click here for monthly parking Terms and Conditions.

Parking Specials

Early Bird Parking: $16.00
Enter before 9am, exit between 3pm-6pm (Mon-Fri only)

Park After Dark: $20.00
Enter after 6pm and exit before 1am

Payment Options

BCEC’s car park system uses leading edge technology designed to facilitate more efficient and faster exit times. The system is fully automated with no cash payments on exit.

Amex, Visa and Mastercard are all accepted, eftpos payments are not available.  Cash payments not available at pay stations.

Pay Station Before Exit

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Before returning to your vehicle, you can pay for parking at the 13 pay stations conveniently located:

  • adjacent to the car park lifts and
  • Russell Walk.

Fast Pay On Exit

Parking Fast Pay Wave Payment On Exit

Avoid standing and waiting at the pay stations, consider our Fast Pay option and just tap and go.

Simply use your credit card on entry to the car park, then use the same credit card as you drive out with no ticket required.  Or take a ticket on entry and use your credit card on exit.

Secure Parking South Bank

Onsite Security - South Bank Parking

Brisbane Convention Centre parking provides a public undercover car park with onsite security for up to 1,500 vehicles and 24/7 access to the heart of South Bank.

Brisbane City Parking Alternative

Brisbane CBD Parking Alternative

BCEC parking offers an easy option for accessing the South Brisbane cultural precinct, the South Bank Parklands and is only a short walk across the river to access Brisbane city.

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Charge your EV while parked at BCEC. Currently free for users, the Type 2 chargers are compatible with most brands of electric vehicles.
Car Park 1: 3 x chargers, Car Park 2: 4 x chargers.
Check availability on PlugShare

Carpark Access

Accessible Parking

Designated accessible parking bays are available in all three of our car parks.  They are located close to the car park lifts and enable access to the Exhibition Concourse and Merivale Street Foyer.

  • Car Park 1: 4 designated spaces
  • Car Park 2: 13 designated spaces
  • Car Park 3: 12 designated spaces

Entry Clearance Heights

Car park entry heights are as follows:

Maximum Vehicle Height at Entrance
Merivale Street Grey Street Melbourne Street Russell Street
Car Park 1 2.3m
Car Park 2 2.2m 2.2m 2.1m
Car Park 3 2m 2.1m

Car park entry heights are as follows:

  • Car Park 1: 2.3m (Merivale St)
  • Car Park 2: 2.2m (Merivale St) or 2.1m (Russell St Ramp) or 2.2m (Melbourne St)
  • Car Park 3: 2m (Merival St) or 2.1m (Grey St)

Best Access: From Car Park to Convention Centre

  • To enter Merivale Street side of the building use lifts from Car Park.
  • To enter Grey Street building use the Russell Walk, the pedestrian route to Grey Street.

Get In Touch

For all car park enquiries, get in touch with our dedicated Car Park Team.