Car parking

Car Parking at Our Hotel

We provide parking both onsite, and a short walk away.

 This is in addition to the many local car parks within the area. Parking is reserved for guests booking directly with the hotel on a complimentary basis at the time of reservation. Guests choosing to use an external booker will be required to settle our parking changes should spaces be available onsite.

Car Parks Around Oban

When driving into a new town, it’s best to be prepared. Having knowledge of the town’s parking structure will undoubtedly reduce any anxiety you may have about taking the car.

To help visitors to Oban, and our hotel guests, we’ve created a complete guide on the car parking areas found across the beautiful coastal town. Click either of the links below to be directed to whichever type of parking you’re looking for. 

Free Parking in Oban (Short Stays)

Oban has a number of car parks that are free for a short period of time (30 minutes to 3 hours). They’re scattered across the town, giving you plenty of options to make the most out of your day in Oban!

We’ve done the research and collected all the official free car parking spaces found across Oban. Below, you’ll find key information about the free car parking spaces and directions to each one. 

Tesco Superstore

Tesco Superstore Oban

Oban’s Tesco has a large car parking area. Situated only a short walk away from the Town Centre.

However, it’s important to be aware that the car park is only available for three hours and is for customers only. 

  • Free (maximum stay 3 hours)
  • 376 spaces
  • Mon-Sat: 7am – 11pm
  • Sunday: 8am – 8pm
  • Disabled spaces available
  • No height restrictions
  • Toilets in-store

Longsdale Road

Longsdale Road Oban

Longsdale road is a 10-minute walk away from Oban’s Town Centre. Within certain times, the parking is free for 2 hours.

  • 2 hours = Free
  • 2 hours 15 minutes = 30p
  • 2 hours 30 minutes = 50p
  • 2 hours 45 minutes = 80p
  • 3 hours = £1
  • Any additional hours = £1 each
  • Mon-Sat: 9am – 6pm
  • Sunday: 1pm – 6pm

92 users

  • All days 
  • Cash
  • Mobile App (PayByPhone: ID 807532)
  • No height restrictions

Oban Retail Park

Oban Retail Car Park

Similar to Tesco, it’s only a short walk away from the Town Centre. Unfortunately, the car parking is only available for two hours and is for customers only.  

  • Free (maximum stay 2 hours)
  • 217 spaces
  • Mon-Sat: 8am – 8pm
  • Sunday: 9am – 6pm
  • Disabled spaces available
  • No height restrictions
  • Toilets in-store

Pulpit Hill

Pulpit Hill

Pulpit Hill’s small car park is an estimated 25-minute walk from Oban’s Town Centre; therefore, we don’t recommend this spot for anyone with mobility issues.

The car park is free for two hours; however, please remember to retrieve a pay-and-display ticket for this period. 

  • 2 hours = free
  • 14 spaces
  • All day
  • Cash
  • Mobile App

Lochavullin Road

Found between Tesco and Oban’s Retail Park, Lochavullin Road  car parking is free for 2 hours.

  • 2 hours = Free
  • 2 hours 15 minutes = 30p
  • 2 hours 30 minutes = 50p
  • 2 hours 45 minutes = 80p
  • 3 hours = £1
  • Any additional hours = £1 each
  • Mon-Sat: 9am – 6pm
  • Sunday: 9am – 6pm
  • 125 spaces
  • All day
  • Cash
  • Mobile App (PayByPhone: ID 807530)
  • 2m height restriction

Oban Station

Located in the Town Centre, Oban Station’s car park is perfect for a full-day trip. The majority of shops and amenities are within walking distance, and for only £3 you get a full day of parking.

If you’re picking someone up from the station, parking is free for 30 minutes.

  • 30 minutes = Free
  • 24 hours (ends at 00:00) = £3.00
  • 30 spaces
  • All day 
  • Cash
  • Card (contactless accepted)
  • No height restrictions
  • Disabled spaces
  • Electric Car Charging

Pay Display Parking in Oban

Oban has a number of car parking areas that are Pay & Display. All take cash, while many utilise mobile apps, PayByPhone or JustPark, to make paying quick and easy!

Harbour Bowl

Harbour Bowl car park accepts all forms of payment – cash, card, contactless, and payment via JustPark.

  • 2 hours = £1.50
  • 4 hours = £3.00
  • 24 hours = £5.00
  • 117 spaces
  • All day
  • Cash
  • Card (contactless accepted)
  • Mobile App: JustPark (Location ID: 194582)
  • No height restriction
  • Disabled spaces

Tweedale Street

Only a short walk from Oban’s front street, Tweedale Street is a great place for short-term parking. However, longer term stays are available here, with a week only costing £30.00.

  • 15 minutes = 30p
  • 30 minutes = 50p
  • 45 minutes = 80p
  • 1 hour = £1.00
  • Additional hours = £1.00 per hour
  • 1 week = £30.00
  • 90 spaces
  • All day
  • Cash
  • Mobile App: PayByPhone (Location ID: 807528)
  • No height restriction
  • Disabled spaces
  • Electric car charging

North Pier

North Pier Car Park

North Pier car park can be found right on the seaside, only a short walk away from some of the best restaurants and bars Oban has to offer. All methods of payment are accepted here.

  • 15 minutes = 30p
  • 30 minutes = 50p
  • 45 minutes = 80p
  • 1 hour = £1.00
  • Additional hours = £1.00 per hour
  • 1 week = £30.00
  • 70 spaces
  • All day
  • Cash
  • Card (contactless accepted)
  • Mobile App: PayByPhone (Location ID: 807533)
  • No height restriction
  • Disabled spaces

Rockfield Centre

Rockfield Centre Car Park

Oban’s Rockfield Centre hosts various events and exhibitions throughout the year. With the car park only a short walk away from the Town Centre and for a reasonable price, it’s a great spot to choose.

  • 2 hours = £2.00
  • 4 hours = £3.50
  • 10 hours = £6.00
  • 24 hours = £12.00
  • 35 spaces
  • All day
  • Cash
  • Card
  • Pay by calling 01234 862178 (Location ID: 194591)
  • No height restriction
  • Disabled spaces

Esplanade Car Park

Esplanade Car Park, in Oban

Located beside the beach and open all day, the Esplanade car park is an ideal spot to choose. The car park only accepts cash and payment via PayByPhone, meaning you cannot pay by card/contactless.

  • 15 minutes = 30p
  • 30 minutes = 50p
  • 45 minutes = 80p
  • 1 hour = £1.00
  • Additional hours = £1.00 per hour
  • 1 week = £30.00
  • 26 spaces
  • All day
  • Cash
  • Mobile app (PayByPhone Location ID: 807536)
  • No height restriction

Market Street

Market Street Car Park in Oban

Found just around the corner from Tesco, Market Street is a small car park with great access to Oban’s Town Centre. All payment methods are accepted here.

  • 15 minutes = 30p
  • 30 minutes = 50p
  • 45 minutes = 80p
  • 1 hour = £1.00
  • Additional hours = £1.00 per hour
  • 1 week = £30.00
  • 15 spaces
  • All day
  • Cash
  • Card (contactless available)
  • Mobile app (PayByPhone Location ID: 807527)
  • No height restriction
  • Disabled spaces

Corran Halls

Corran Halls Car Park, Oban

The Corran Halls car park is easily accessible and perfect for longer stays. If you’re planning on staying in Oban for multiple days, their £30 a week stay is a great deal. All forms of payment are accepted here.

  • 15 minutes = 30p
  • 30 minutes = 50p
  • 45 minutes = 80p
  • 1 hour = £1.00
  • Additional hours = £1.00 per hour
  • 1 week = £30.00
  • 57 users
  • All day
  • Cash
  • Card (contactless available)
  • Mobile app (PayByPhone Location ID: 807535)
  • No height restrictions
  • Disabled spaces

Atlantis Sports & Leisure Centre

Atlantis Sports & Leisure Centre Car Park, Oban

With low costs for longer stays and acceptance of all methods of payment, Atlantis Centre’s car park is the ideal spot for those who’re visiting for an extended period of time.

  • 90 minutes = 50p
  • 3 hours = £2.00
  • 4 hours = £4.00
  • 14 hours = £6.00
  • 35 spaces
  • All day
  • Cash
  • Card (contactless available)
  • Mobile app (JustPark Location ID: 194575)
  • No height restrictions
  • Disabled spaces

Albany Street

Albany Street Car Park, Oban

Estimated to be only a 7-minute walk from Oban Station and CalMac’s ferry terminal, with long stays allowed, it’s a great spot to the leave the car while you go away on your travels.

  • 15 minutes = 30p
  • 30 minutes = 50p
  • 45 minutes = 80p
  • 1 hour = £1.00
  • Additional hours = £1.00 per hour
  • 1 week = £30.00
  • 40 spaces 
  • All day
  • Cash
  • Mobile app (PayByPhone Location ID: 807525
  • No height restrictions
  • Disabled spaces