Visitor Parking

Duke University and the Health System strives to provide convenient and cost-effective parking for all visitors. Directional signs and friendly staff are available to assist visitors in finding available spaces near buildings or venues of interest.

For information about what’s going on at Duke, visit our announcements or the Duke Events Calendar. You may need to plan ahead for your visit to find the best parking available. 


Please follow the links below to get driving instructions to visitor parking facilities

University Visitor Parking Locations
Rates Hourly Daily
(maximum stay)

Parking Garage IV
Enter off Science Drive at the 
Bryan Center main entrance

$2.00 $12.00

                Mondays-Fridays:     7:00 am - 11:00 pm
                Saturdays:                9:00 am - 6:00 pm
                Sundays:                  1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Bryan Center Pay Lot $2.00 $4.00
Science Drive Visitor Lot $2.00 $4.00
Nasher Art Museum $2.00 $6.00
Duke Gardens $2.00 $4.00
Smith Warehouse
First 30 minutes free



Hours of operation are posted at each location. During events, a flat rate must be paid with cash upon entry into the facility.

Medical Center Visitor Parking Locations
Facility Attended Hours Hourly Rate Daily Rate
Parking Garage I
Enter from Trent Drive
M-F 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sa-Su 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
$1.00 $6.00
Parking Garage II
Enter from Erwin Road or
Elba Street
M-F 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sa-Su 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
$1.00 $6.00
Parking Garage III
Enter off Pratt Street and
proceed to the North Pavilion
M-F 11:00 am - 7:30 pm $1.00 $6.00
The Eye Center (Patient parking only)
Enter off Eye Care Drive
*On Nov. 18, 2013, enter Eye Center parking
 off Research Dr. at Sands Drive.

M-F 5:30 am - 5:00 pm
$1.00 $6.00

Discount coupon books are available for purchase by patients and patient families at the Medical Center Gift Shops and at the Parking Office located off the hospital walkway adjacent to the Medical Center Bookstore and Key Shop. The booklets contain 10 coupons and cost $25.00.

Employee parking in Patient and Visitor Lots is strictly prohibited.