Getting Here

No Pets Policy

Preston Market is the fresh food precinct of the North. Under food health and safety standards, animals are not permitted on the premises. We ask that you please leave your furry friends at home. Thank you for your understanding.


Market open days

Wednesdays 8:00am – 3:00pm
Thursdays 8:00am – 3:00pm
Fridays 8:00am – 6:00pm
Saturdays 8:00am – 3:00pm
Sundays 8:00am – 3:00pm

Getting Here

Public Transport

Mernda line to Preston Station, located at market

  • Plenty Rd Tram no 86, short walk to market from stops 48 Gower St/Plenty Rd or 49 Murray Rd/Plenty Rd
  • Gilbert Rd Tram no 11, 20 minute walk to market from stops 42 Cramer St/Gilbert Rd or 43 Murray Rd/Gilbert Rd



  • Preston Market car park is owned and managed by Preston Market Developments and the parking restrictions are enforced by the City of Darebin
  • There is street parking available around the market – please check street signs

Parking at Preston Market on market days (during trading hours)
It’s pretty easy – the first 2 hours are free (TICKET NOT REQUIRED) and $2.50 for each additional hour (maximum stay of 4 hours and ticket required).
Outside of the trading hours you must purchase a ticket and display it on your vehicles dashboard at all times.

Parking at Preston Market on non-market Days:
Monday & Tuesday
$2.50 per hour
You must purchase a ticket and display it on your dashboard at all times (maximum 4 hours parking).


Preston Market now have easypark as a payment option for when you park your vehicle on site.Download EasyPark parking app now

The EasyPark’s parking app will allow you to get full control of your parking session and save time for the things that really matter:

  • Conveniently start parking while sitting in your car, no need for parking meters!
  • Avoid parking fines by extending the parking session duration remotely from your phone.
  • Typically, a driver overpays by 30% when they park. With EasyPark, you only pay for the time you actually use.
  • Use your favourite payment method – credit card, Klarna, PayPal, Apple Pay … You can also add your corporate credit card to pay for your business parking.

Parking is easier, safer and faster with the Strada Mobile App.

A free user-friendly app that allows motorists to make contactless payment for parking anywhere and avoid parking fines.

DOWNLOAD STRADAMOBILE FOR FREE and join our mobile parking community to experience the advantage:

  • Pay for parking in 3 simple steps.
  • No cash. No coins. No problem!
  • No more waiting in line at the parking meter.
  • GPS automatically identifies where you’re parked.
  • Ensures a secure payment method and Pay only for the exact time you park.
  • Receive smart notifications when paid parking sessions are about to expire.

Payment history is available to keep track of parking payments, reducing the need for paper receipts