Melbourne parking

All you need to know about parking at the Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus.

At La Trobe, we have a range of permit and payment options no matter how frequent you park. All options are ticketless which means you don’t need to display a ticket.

All car parking spaces on the Melbourne Campus require a valid car parking permit Monday to Friday, 8am-5pm. Outside of these hours, parking is free.

vPermits or virtual permits are recommended for full-time and part-time staff and students parking regularly.

Annual and 6 month permits are available for students.

Annual, 6 month and 90 day permits are available for staff

Visit vPermit for more information and how to apply.

For hourly or daily parking, pay-as-you-go using our ticketless parking options. These are suited to staff, students or visitors parking casually.

CellOPark Pay-As-You-Go (PAYG) is an easy alternative to parking meters which allows you to pay via an app, phone or online - only pay for the time you park.

Pay-by-Plate parking meters are a ticketless system using your vehicle registration - pay hourly or daily.

All car parks have spaces available for people with a disability. To use a parking bay reserved for people with disabilities, a valid parking permit for people with a disability must be displayed.

Motorcycle parking is free in areas reserved for motorcycles in Car Park 3 and the Visitor's Car Park.

Motorcycles may also be parked in any general (white) car parking bays with the purchase of a valid parking permit.

There are a number of facilities and options for bicycle parking and storage.

Visit Transport Central - Cycling for more information.

Carpooling and car share schemes are a simple, cheap and convenient way of getting to uni.

Visit carpooling and car share schemes for more information.

The University issues service parking permits to externally based service contractors who require access to car parking spaces to undertake services as engaged by the University. Service permits are available through vPermit.

Parking Fees

For more information on parking fees for any of our permit or casual parking options, visit Fees and Permits.

Car Parking locations

There are over 7,000 car parks spaces available at the Melbourne (Bundoora) campus. Please refer to this map for parking locations.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

For more information on parking at the Melbourne Campus, read our Frequently Asked Questions or get in touch with us below.

Contact Us

T: (03) 9479 8888
Maps: Infrastructure and Operations office