parking on-street is unlimited but rather expensive. Cheaper are the car parks. Free or very cheap parking is set on the P+R's on the outskirts of the city.
LOW EMISSION ZONE COLOGNE
Please note that a Low Emission Zone (Umweltzone) exists in the city centre area of Cologne. Without a Umweltzone sticker the entrance into this area is prohibited.
COLOGNE : ON-STREET PARKING INNENSTADT/DEUTZ
Stay and Charge
Monday to Sunday
09:00 - 23:00
In the rest of the central Cologne (Ehrenfeld, Lindenthal, Mülheim, Nippes, Porz) unlimited parking is set on Monday-Saturday. In the Lanxess Arena, Cologne Zoo and Koelnmesse even on sunday. Rate: € 2.00/hr, € 5.00/day
COLOGNE : CAR PARKS CITY CENTRE
Cheaper than on-street parking is possible in the car parks in the city centre. Parking rates in public car parks : € 1.50-2.50/hour, daily maximum € 10.00-25.00. Special rates are for parking in the evening, overnight and weekends.
P+R PARKING COLOGNE
Free or cheap parking is available on the P+R's on the outskirts of the city with public transport to the city. Parking rate : € 1.00-2.50/day, free parking with travel on public transport.