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Visitor/public parking at the McGill University downtown campus

The map below indicates all the areas where there is visitor/public parking at the McGill University downtown campus. It also contains information about hours of operation, methods of payment and rates. Those who have provincial or state parking permits for persons with disabilities should click here for more information and a map of the areas at McGill University which have parking spaces designated for persons with disabilities.

Visitor parking at McGill University, Downtown Campus.

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All McGill University parking garages as well as the Main Campus outdoor parking area are fully automated. The terminals accept cash (bills and coins), as well as Visa, MasterCard and American Express for the payment of parking.  

Please note that the Main Campus (entrance located at the corner of Milton and University Streets) is accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, however access is restricted between 6h and 17h (6am and 5pm) on weekdays. Please visit the Main Campus parking page for more information. There are parking agents on hand during the weekdays and on weekends to assist customers. Visitors to the campus who have a provincial permit for parking in spaces designated for persons with disabilities will be permitted to park at all times.

The FDA Courtyard and Drummond Lots have automated pay and display machines which accept cash (coins only) and credit cards (Visa, MasterCard or American Express).

The metered spaces located in some of the University outdoor lots accept coin payment only, including $2 coins. A maximum of 2 hours can be purchased at one time. 

The Montreal Neurological Institute & Hospital / Upper Residences Parking Lots are manned by parking agents 7 days a week. Parking payment can only be made using cash (bills and coins).

Kindly note that parking agents and the automated parking equipment cannot accept bills in denominations greater than $20 bills.

Visitors wishing to park for the day at Macdonald Campus should click here for information regarding parking in that location.

Parking located near McGill University's downtown campus

Clicking on the map below will bring you to the Montreal Parkopedia website, which provides information on parking lots and garages on the island of Montreal, including those near McGill University. Please note that this site is not maintained by McGill University and is provided for informational purposes only.

Parkopedia Montreal

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McGill University Parking Rates

The parking rates for the Upper Residences lots and the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital and Molson Stadium lot are as follows:

  • $3.50 per 30 minutes to a maximum of $20.00 for the day between 6AM and midnight, Monday to Friday
  • $3.50 per 30 minutes to a maximum of $10.00 for the evening between 5PM and midnight, Monday to Friday
  • $3.50 per 30 minutes to a maximum of $10.00 for the day between 6AM and midnight, Saturday and Sunday

The parking rates for the McIntyre garage are as follows:

  • $3.50 per 30 minutes to a maximum of $19.00 for the day between 6AM and midnight, Monday to Friday
  • $3.50 per 30 minutes to a maximum of $10.00 for the evening between 5PM and midnight, Monday to Friday
  • $3.50 per 30 minutes to a maximum of $10.00 for the overnight period between midnight and 6AM, all days of the week
  • $3.50 per 30 minutes to a maximum of $10.00 for the day between 6AM and midnight, Saturday and Sunday

The parking rates for all other McGill downtown campus are as follows in all areas which have visitor parking with the exception of the metered spaces, the Upper Residences lot and MNI lot and the McIntyre garage:

  • $3.50 per 30 minutes to a maximum of $19.00 for the day between 6AM and midnight, Monday to Friday
  • $3.50 per 30 minutes to a maximum of $10.00 for the evening between 5PM and midnight, Monday to Friday
  • $3.50 per 30 minutes to a maximum of $10.00 for the day between 6AM and midnight, Saturday and Sunday

A maximum of 2 hours parking can be purchased at the parking meters on McGill University lots at the rate of $3.50 per 30 minutes.