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Parking & Transportation

Parking in Burlington is now easier than ever! Plan where you'll park before heading downtown with the helpful resources at

Free Evening Parking at Lakeview and College Street Garages: 

For a limited time, Lakeview and College Street garages will be free for all visitors from 5 p.m. to midnight. This offer does not include Marketplace Garage. 

The entrance to Lakeview Garage is off of Cherry Street, between Hotel Vermont and Hen of the Wood. The entrance to College Street is near the intersection of S. Champlain Street and College Street. The Battery Street entrance is temporarily out of service. 


Free Employee Parking at Lakeview and College Street Garage will continue through the end of February 2020 (restaurant and retail only).

If interested, please fill out this short Google form and you will be contacted with details on how to sign up for the FlexVal validation portal.
Once signed up, you will be able to print and distribute single use FREE parking passes for the rest of February, 2020.

Free Parking in City Garages:

The City of Burlington offers two hours of FREE parking in the Lakeview Garage (next to Hotel Vermont) and the College Street Garage (next to the Hilton Hotel). Parking is always free in these three garages on Sundays and holidays.



Getting to the Church Street Marketplace by Bus

Green Mountain Transit provides frequent and vast bus service in Chittenden County, connecting to and in Northwestern and Central Vermont.  Most local routes board at the Downtown Transit Center.  The facility is ADA accessible and includes amenities like wifi service, indoor restrooms, heated/air conditioned waiting area, radiant heat on the boarding platform, cover from the elements/wind barrier, indoor ticketing facility, customer information screens, real-time bus information, and easy transfers. RouteShout 2.0 is Green Mountain Transit's mobile app to help you plan your bus trip to the Church Street Marketplace! 

For more information on parking in downtown Burlington, please visit