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Find Chinatown Parking, San Francisco

Book guaranteed parking at top-rated Chinatown parking lots in minutes. Enjoy easy access to Chinatown and all the popular destinations nearby after parking at a secure Chinatown parking garage. You can find plenty of Chinatown parking garages and lots that offer affordable Chinatown Parking rates. Some of the closest locations that offer parking near Chinatown, San Francisco are at 650 California Street, 622 Washington Street, or 601 Montgomery Street. If you can find a Chinatown parking spot at any of these locations, you’ll be only a 7-minute walk away from Chinatown.

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Where To Park In Chinatown, San Francisco

Location Rate Distance Parking
50 COSMO PLACE$20 / Day0.5 mi
Big Triangle 1010 Front St Parking$15 / Day0.6 mi
50 Broadway Aqua Parking $22 / Day0.6 mi
2 Bay Street Parking$20 / Day0.9 mi
970 Howard St Parking$20 / Day0.9 mi
819 Ellis st Parking$33 / Day1.0 mi

Chinatown Parking FAQs

Where do I park in Chinatown, San Francisco?

Street parking in Chinatown is pretty hard to come by. However, there are plenty of parking garages near Chinatown that offer really affordable Chinatown parking. Most of them can be found within a 5 to 10 minutes’ walk away from Chinatown. Some of the lots that offer affordable Chinatown parking rates are the Impark City Parking lot for $6/30 minutes and the California St City Parking lot at $1.30/hour. The Jackson St Grarage by California Parking at Jackson St. offers the one of the best options for parking near Chinatown, San Francisco with its convenient location $2/30 minutes rate. Metered street parking is also available in some locations in Chinatown. The rates for street parking in Chinatown flucuate according to demand.

What are the Chinatown parking rates?

On average, Chinatown parking rates start at $3 for an hour with a daily maximum of $30. Some lots will offer voucher parking at $20/12 hours of parking. If you are parking near Chinatown for a longer duration you might want to opt for one of these.

Does Chinatown provide parking validation?

Yes, some of the stores and restaurants that operate in Chinatown do offer parking validation for the customers at nearby Chinatown parking garages.

Where do I find cheap parking garages near Chinatown, San Francisco?

There are plenty of parking garages in Chinatown, San Fransico that offer really affordable Chinatown parking rates. Most of them can be found within a 5 to 10 minutes’ walk away from Chinatown. Some of the lots that offer affordable Chinatown parking rates are the California St City Parking lot on Sacramento Street and the North Beach Parking lot on Washington Street.

Is there free parking at Chinatown?

Yes, there is free Chinatown parking available. However, competition for these spots are fierce and you may end up driving around waiting for a spot. Waverly Place and Clay Street are place where you might find free parking, if you’re lucky. Another thing to keep in mind is that most of Chinatown lies within Residential Parking Zone C. Even if you have a parking permit, you cannot park for more than two hours at a time. Make sure to check for road signs mentioning San Francisco parking restrictions or street cleaning schedules.

Chinatown Parking Tips 

It is always best to pre-book Chinatown parking in advance before going there. There are plenty of websites and parking apps out there that offer easy booking for secure spots and garages. Most of the lots and garages that provide parking near Chinatown have cheaper rates than onsite garages.  

Even if you are parking in the most secure Chinatown parking garages or lots, never leave your valuables exposed on your car. Many people make it a habit to drop off e-gadgets like mobile phones and laptops on the car’s passenger seats. Car-jackers consider parking lots an easy target and steal valuables from even the most secure car parking lots or garages. Make sure you remove everything from the car that you can’t afford to replace or don’t want to lose.  

Do not randomly park just anywhere near Chinatown. Go in for street parking only at designated parking spots. Do not park in reserved spots like disabled parking slot if you are not eligible for the reservation.  

Keep an eye out for traffic signboards to avoid unwanted traffic violations. Many cities and streets across the country have parking restrictions like alternate side parking, loading zones, etc. If you fail to move your vehicle when the restriction begins, you could end up on the wrong side of a San Francisco parking ticket.  

Never gamble with the parking meter if you have parked your car in a metered parking spot. Always move your car out before the metered parking timer runs out. Trying your luck with a San Francisco metered parking lot could result in your car getting towed or impounded.  

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