Christmas parking in Winchester

Information about parking in Winchester at Christmas including extra Park & Ride services.

If you are driving to Winchester plan your trip and make sure you use local public transport where possible.

Parking in Winchester will be free on days when the Park & Ride service is not running. 

  • Park & Ride - Extra Services and Sunday Shuttles
    • East Winchester P&R (St Catherine’s – SO23 9NP and Barfield – SO23 9SQ)
    • South Winchester P&R (accessible from junction 11 of the M3)
    • The Christmas timetable can be found here. (pdf, 44kb)

    Extra Park & Ride Services - Monday 20 November until Saturday 23 December

    • Extra services will run at least every 10 minutes until 6pm, then every 20 minutes until 8.30pm, Monday to Saturday.
    • At peak times P&R services will be every 7.5 minutes.
    • There will be additional bus services for the Westgate and the hospital between 3.30pm and 5.30pm each weekday.

    Free Sunday shuttles - Sunday 26 November, 3, 10, and 17 December 2017

    • East (St Catherine’s and Barfield) and South Park & Rides to The Broadway - 9am to 6.30pm, every ten minutes
    • Every 15 minutes from South Park & Ride
    • There is no Sunday Park & Ride service from Pitt.
  • Christmas holiday timetable for Park & Ride services
    • Saturday 23 December Enhanced service
    • Sunday 24 December No service
    • Christmas Day No service
    • Boxing Day No service
    • Wednesday 27 December Saturday service
    • Thursday 28 December Saturday service
    • Friday 29 December Saturday service
    • Saturday 30 December Saturday service
    • Sunday 31 December No service
    • New Year’s Day No service
    • Tuesday 2 January 2018 Normal service
  • Electronic signage

    We have hired portable electronic real-time VMS signs to direct traffic. The signs have arrived and are currently being tested.

  • Winchester BID real-time parking information