Park your car

Free car parks

Douaneplein 

Ca. 1 km or 10 minutes' walk to the Grote Markt. 


Inexpensive car parks on the outskirts

Shopping in Mechelen is even more fun on Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and during Sunday shopping. Travel to the shops in the city centre for free and in the lap of luxury with the free Shopping Shuttle.

Keerdok car park


Arriving in Mechelen on the N16, park in one of the 516 places in the Keerdok car park. It is free of charge between 09.00 and 21.00 hrs on the Sundays when the shops are open. You can then make your way to the city centre via the pedestrian bridge. From the nearby Shopping Shuttle landing stage, you can take the free shuttle boat to Haverwerf in the heart of the city centre. 

The Grote Markt is a 16-minute walk from here.

Zandpoortvest car park

This car park is only payable on weekdays between 8 am and 8 pm. Outside these hours and also on Saturdays, Sundays, public holidays and 11 July, this car park is free of charge.

The Grote Markt is a 16-minute walk from here.

Komet car park

This new car park with124 parking bays for visitors is accessed via No.134 Koningin Astridlaan. They include dedicated bays for electric vehicles, car sharers and visitors with a disabled permit. The car park is always open. It is 13 minutes’ walk from the city centre.

Nekkerhal car park


This car park on the periphery is only available to Shopping Shuttle users on Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Shopping Sundays. 

Retail partners car park


This car park on the periphery is only available to Shopping Shuttle users on Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Shopping Sundays. 

Mechelen station car park


The car park at the railway station is run by B-parking. You will find more information about access and charges here.

The Grote Markt is a 23-minute walk from here.

Mechelen-Nekkerspoel station car park


No charge is made for this car park at weekends or on public holidays. The station car park is run by B-parking. You will find more information about access and charges here.


Paid car parks in the centre

In and around the central zone, where traffic is restricted, there are eight car parks for which a charge is made.