The BIC has its own multi-storey car park with 644 spaces. The car parking operates Automatic Number Plate Recognition and will register your car on arrival. Take a ticket on arrival and pay before exiting. It is open 24 hours a day and has ramp access to the foyer from all levels and accessible spaces on levels 1, 2 and 3.

There is a fixed rate of £11 for show parking from 5pm until the end of the show. If booked in advance, there is a show rate of £10 (available for selected shows). The standard hourly rate below is not available during these times.

Charges until 30 September 2024

  • Up to 1 hour £2.90
  • Up to 2 hours £5.80
  • Up to 3 hours £8.70
  • Up to 4 hours £11.60
  • Up to 6 hours £16.50
  • Up to 24 hours £22.00


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  • Main entrance ///
  • Purbeck entrance ///kept.duke.lobby

The height restriction for the car park is 6’ 6” or 2 metres. This is indicated by a fixed yellow barrier at the entrance.

Alternative parking can be found in the area, including the Bournemouth Pavilion (165 spaces) located on Westover Road, which is a short walk from the BIC, further information can be found here.

To ensure swift exit of the car park after an event, please ensure you pay for your parking before the show.