On Street Parking

There are on street designated pay by plate parking bays located within Ayr and pay and display bays in Kilmarnock town centres indicated by appropriate lines and signs. 

Charges apply all year round with the exception of Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

Payment can be made on street by card, or the insertion of coins at associated pay by plate or pay and display ticket machines.

Learn more about the South Ayrshire Parking Scheme which allows anyone visiting Ayr two free hours of on street parking. 


East Ayrshire Pay and Display parking

East Ayrshire Pay and Display parking pricing
Kilmarnock Town Centre Parking                                  

Monday to Saturday 

9.00am to 5.00pm 


Bank Place

Bank Street 

College Wynd

Douglas Street

Dundonald Road

Dunlop Street

Grange Place 

Grange Street

High Glencairn Street

John Dickie Street (East)

John Dickie Street (West)

John Finnie Street 

Kirktonholm Street

Nelson Street (East)

Nelson Street (West)

Portland Road

St Andrews Street

St Marnock Place

St Marnock Street 

Strand Street   

Titchfield Street   

30 mins

 1 hour £1.50 
 1 hour 30 mins  £2.00
 2 hours  £2.50

 South Ayrshire Pay by Plate parking

Two hours free on-street parking has been introduced in Ayr Town Centre. The changes mean that anyone can enjoy one free stay of up to two hours each day and pay absolutely nothing.

The free parking applies to the following streets, but does not include car parks

South Ayrshire Pay and Display parking charges
Ayr Town Centre Parking  

Zone A 

Monday to Friday  

8.00am to 6.00pm   


8.00am to 1.00pm

Alloway Street

Barns Street

Boswell Park 

Burns Statue Square 

Cathcart Street 

Dalblair Road 

Douglas Street

Fort Street 

Fullarton Street 

George Street

Kyle Street

Mill Street

Mill Wynd 

New Bridge Street 

Parkhouse Street

River Street

River Terrace


Smith Street 

South Harbour Street 

 30 minutes £0.50
 60 minutes £1.00
 90 minutes £1.50
 120 minutes  £2.00

Zone B

Monday to Friday 

9.30am to 5.00pm   


9.30am to 1.00pm

Charlotte Street 

Citadel Place 

Wellington Square

 30 minutes £0.50
 60 minutes £1.00
 90 minutes £1.50
120 minutes £2.00
150 minutes £2.50
180 minutes £3.00


Contact Information 

Phone: 01563 503 160

E-mail: enquiries@ayrshireroadsalliance.org

Address:  Ayrshire Roads Alliance, Opera House, 8 John Finnie Street, Kilmarnock, KA1 1DD