Free Shopping Shuttle

Every Wednesday, Friday, Saturday the Shopping Shuttle provides a quick and comfortable ride to the city centre from a free car park on the outskirts of Mechelen. It also runs on Shopping Sundays. Forget the hassle of looking for a parking space and lugging heavy shopping bags around. Make life easy for yourself and hop on the Shopping Shuttle!

Dogs are unfortunately not allowed on the Shopping Shuttle vans. Unless guide dogs. On the boat route, Keerdok - Haverwerf, all dogs are allowed. 

Nekkerhal car park - Grote Markt route

You can park in the De Nekkerhal car park. 

  • Wednesday from 1pm to 7pm
  • Friday from 1pm to 12pm
  • Saturdays from 9am to 7pm
  • Shopping Sundays from 1pm to 6pm

Please note: this timetable is valid until 30 June. During this pilot project, we will be evaluating visitor demand and then adjust the schedule if necessary.

How does it work?

  • Take a parking ticket as you enter the Nekkerhal car park and park your vehicle in the Shopping Shuttle zone.
  • Go to the Shopping Shuttle stop. Expect to wait approximately five minutes.
  • The driver of the Shopping Shuttle will give you a free exit ticket in exchange for your parking ticket.
  • Get off at the Grote Markt and enjoy Mechelen!
  • When you’ve finished shopping, make your way to the stop on the Grote Markt and take a shuttlebus back to the Nekkerhal car park.
  • Use your free exit ticket to leave the Nekkerhal car park.

Mechelen-Zuid – Korenmarkt route

You can park for free in the Retail Partners car park, Regenboog 8. From there, the Shopping Shuttle will take you to the Korenmarkt (and return you to the car park).

Route Keerdok - Haverwerf

New is the Shopping Shuttle by water! A free shuttle boat will take you along the Dyle from the stop at Keerdokkaai to Haverwerf. Not only practical, but also a real experience. Use of the Shopping Shuttle is free of charge.

You can park in the new Keerdok car park. From the car park, you can walk to the landing stage in just a few minutes. This car park is free on shopping Sundays

  • Every Saturday from 10 am to 7 pm. The waiting time is about 20 min. Between 1 pm and 4 pm, you should expect a waiting time of 30 minutes.
  • Shopping Sundays from 1 pm to 6 pm. The waiting time is about 40 min.
    • Departure Shopping Shuttle at Keerdok stop: at 1 pm, 1.40 pm, 2.20 pm, 3 pm, 3.40 pm, 4.20 pm, 5 pm, 5.40 pm
    • Departure Shopping Shuttle at Haverwerf stop: 1.20 pm, 2 pm, 2.40 pm, 3.20 pm, 4 pm, 4.40 pm, 5.20 pm.
    • Not in freezing weather. So be sure to check this page for updates before you leave.