Short term parking zones
Graz has a lot of short term parking zones in the inner city. They are marked with a white signs at the beginning of the zone. The maximum parking duration is 180 minutes. Only at Europaplatz and at the west of Hotel Ibis (both 60 minutes), at Kaiser-Josef-Platz, in the Schlögelgasse and at Lendplatz (90 minutes) is the maximum parking duration shorter. The short term parking zone is valid Monday - Friday 9a.m.–8p.m. and Saturday 9a.m.–1p.m. (exception: at Europaplatz and at the Post area it's valid daily 8a.m.–10p.m.)
Parking tickets are available at parking ticket machines. The parking duration can be arranged individual with an minimum price for half an hour (€ 0,90) and then in 10 cent steps to the maximum parking duration (€ 5,40). The fee can be either paid with coins or with quick. At the Referat for Parkraumwirtschaft annual permits (for 2 years) are available for € 168,00.
Green parking zones
The green parking zones allowing permanent parking with a parking permit around the city center and in the west of Graz. In this zones parking is permitted only with a permit Monday-Friday 9 a.m.–8 p.m. but without a maximum parking duration.
The public transportation system in Graz is especially in the city center well developed.