Free parking and carparks in Singapore

Free carparks in Singapore

Driving in Singapore isn’t easy – you’ve got to worry about finding the fastest route to siam traffic jams, ERP charges, cost of refuelling and parking. But here’s something to lighten the load off your wallet – a list of carparks in Singapore where you can park for free.

Some of these places are in town and you would’ve never guessed that there’s no parking charge. But regardless of where you are in Singapore, this list of places across the island will save you a considerable amount of money.

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– Central and CBD –

Clarke Quay

Clarke Quay offers free parking

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This is one place in the CBD many would not expect to find free parking at, but that’s what Clarke Quay offers on weekdays. Check out their large range of restaurants and bistros that often offer lunchtime promos!

Free parking time: Mon-Fri: 12.30PM-1.30PM
Find Clarke Quay on Google Maps 

Address: 3 River Valley Road, Singapore 179024
Opening hours: 10AM-10PM
Telephone: 6337 3292

2. Singapore Flyer

The Singapore Flyer car park offers free parking

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The Singapore Flyer has a multi-storey car park, which offers free lunchtime parking for 2 hours on weekdays. You’ll have ample time to have a meal in one of the Flyer’s carriages as making one round takes only 30 minutes.

You could also make a pitstop to nearby eateries like Pasarbella, FabCafe and Marina Square’s food court, which serves up delicious claypot rice.

Free parking schedule: Mon-Fri: 12PM-2PM
Find Singapore Flyer on Google Maps

Address: 30 Raffles Avenue, Singapore 039803
Opening hours: 8.30AM-10.30PM
Telephone: 6333 3311

3. Dempsey Hill

Dempsey Hill fountain

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Dempsey Hill is home to numerous high-end restaurants like The White Rabbit and The Wine Company. And while the food bill may not always be pocket-friendly, at least you wouldn’t need to worry about rushing off to avoid parking charges with their 24-hour free parking.

Free parking schedule: 24/7
Find Dempsey Hill on Google Maps

Address: Dempsey Road, #03-01 Blk 8D, Singapore 249679
Opening hours: Daily, 24/7
Telephone: 6472 1868

4. Gardens by the Bay

Gardens by the Bay

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Those with low social batteries and can unwind amidst nature during lunch hours at Gardens by the Bay. Just park your car at any of the Bay South carparks and you’ll have free parking for 2 hours, which gives you enough time to stroll through the Supertree Grove or refuel for the day at Satay By The Bay.

Free parking schedule: Mon-Fri: 12PM-2PM at any Bay South carpark
Find Gardens by the Bay on Google Maps

Address: 18 Marina Gardens Drive, Singapore 018953
Opening hours: Daily, 5AM-2AM
Telephone: 6420 6848

5. City Square Mall

City Square mall interior

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For parents who’re lunching with your kids at City Square Mall, here’s a kicker: It’s got an indoor suspended net playground complete with a ball pit for kids. The food court on level 4 serves up especially good mee pok, chilli ban mian and mac and cheese.  Free parking is available on weekdays during lunch hours.

Free parking schedule: Mon-Fri: For the first 1.5 hours from 12PM-2PM
Find City Square Mall on Google Maps

Address: 180 Kitchener Road, Singapore 208539
Opening hours: Daily, 10AM-10PM
Telephone: 6595 6595

6. Mustafa Centre

Mustafa Centre at Syed Aliwi Road

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At Mustafa Centre, you’ll find shops selling Indian ethnic wear, jewellery and spices all under one roof. There are also delicious eateries around the area like Muthu’s Curry and Ananda Bhavan. Free parking is available throughout the week for an hour.

Read our article on unique snacks from Mustafa Centre here

Free parking schedule: Mon-Sun: Free for the first hour per entry
Find Mustafa Centre on Google Maps 

Address: 145 Syed Alwi Road, Singapore 207704
Opening hours: Daily, 24/7
Telephone: 6295 5855

7. Midview City

Midview City is an ofice building that has lifestyle stores

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Midview City is an 8-storey industrial building but there are also lifestyle stores offering up home and decor accessories, IT produce, health and wellness treatments. Free parking is available here from 7PM to midnight on weekdays and 7AM to midnight on weekends.

Free parking schedule: Mon-Fri: 7PM-12AM | Sat-Sun, P.H.: 7AM-12AM
Find Midview City on Google Maps

Address: 18 Sin Ming Lane, Singapore 573960
Opening hours: Daily, 8AM-6PM
Telephone: 6458 0053

– South –

8. Labrador Nature Reserve

Labrador Nature Reserve is a tranquil pit-stop for nature lovers

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At Labrador Nature Reserve, you can explore countless relics and historical artefacts such as war sites, weapons, and forts that the British built in Singapore back in WWII. There are also nature trails that connect to other parks like the Southern Ridges and Mount Faber Park.

Free parking is available round the clock, daily.

Free parking schedule: 24/7
Find Labrador Nature Reserve on Google Maps

Address: Labrador Villa Road, Singapore 119187
Opening hours: Daily, 24/7
Telephone: 1800 471 7300

9. Mount Faber Park

Mount Faber Park look-out points

View from Mount Faber Park
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Mount Faber Park is where you can take a cable car to Sentosa Island. At the highest point of this park, you’ll find Faber Point, a heritage site with wall murals commemorating some of Singapore’s most historic moments.

Abora at Mount Faber Park

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For panoramic views of Singapore’s skyline, dine at Abora, a Western restaurant located on level 2 of the park. Free parking is available round the clock, daily.

Free parking schedule: Daily, 24/7
Find Mount Faber Park on Google Maps

Address: Junction of Kampong Bahru Road and Telok Blangah Road, Singapore 099448
Opening hours: Daily, 24/7
Telephone: 6377 9688

10. Gillman Barracks

Gillman Barracks exterior

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If you’ve been travelling to the same few galleries like SAM and National Museum to get your culture fix, then Gillman Barracks is another option you can consider for a change. They hold art exhibitions, movie screenings and art workshops on a regular basis. BThey also have a playroom for little ones from ages 1-12 to get creative with painting and drawing.

Free parking is available on weekdays at Carparks A, B and C on weekends and public holidays.

Free parking schedule: Mon-Fri: 5PM-8.30AM | Sat-Sun & P.H: 8.30AM-8.30PM
Find Gillman Barracks on Google Maps

Address: 9 Lock Road, Singapore 108937
Opening hours: Tue-Thurs, Sat: 12PM-7PM | Fri: 11AM-9.15PM | Sun: 11AM-6PM

– East –

11. Leisure Park Kallang

Kallang Leisure Park

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Free parking at Leisure Park Kallang is available for the first half hour at any point of the day, on weekdays. Within this complex, there’s an ice skating rink, bowling alley, cinema and numerous shops offering sports apparel.

Free parking schedule: Mon-Fri: First 30 mins
Find Kallang Leisure Park on Google Maps

Address: 5 Stadium Walk, Singapore 397693″
Opening hours: Daily, 8.30AM-10.30PM
Telephone: 6242 1220

12. Aperia Mall

Aperia Mall's nearest MRT station is at Lavender

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Aperia Mall is an office building cum shopping mall that’s right opposite Lavender MRT station. It offers up a selection of eateries Tim Ho Wan to Ya Kun Kaya Toast, where you can get your kopi fix. Free parking is available daily.

Free parking schedule: Mon-Fri: 6.30PM-10PM | Sat-Sun & P.H.: First 3 hours
Find Kallang Leisure Park on Google Maps

Address: Kallang Avenue, Singapore 339509
Opening hours: Daily, 10AM-10PM
Telephone: 6702 7581

13. East Village

East Village offers up a wide range of dining options

Hong Kong East Family Restaurant
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Those craving zi char for lunch can head to East Village where you can check out Hong Kong Street Family Restaurant.

This residential mall is right opposite Simpang Bedok, which has loads more eateries like Spize where you can have your cravings for Indian-Muslim food satisfied. Free parking at East Village is available on weekdays during lunch hour.

Free parking schedule: Mon-Fri: 12PM-2PM
Find East Village on Google Maps

Address: 430 Upper Changi Road, #01-50 East Village, Singapore 487048
Opening hours: Mon-Sat: 11AM-11PM | Closed on Sun
Telephone: 9179 1001

14. Downtown East

Downtown East's got a plethora of entertainment and dining options available

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At Downtown East you’ve got the popular Wild Wild Wet waterpark, Cow Play Cow Moo arcade and over 50 eateries to choose from under one roof. Pasta Mania, Hei Sushi and Swensens are some restaurants you can look forward to. Free parking is available on weekdays during lunch hours.

Free parking schedule: Mon-Fri: 12PM-2PM
Find Downtown East on Google Maps

Address: 1 Pasir Ris Close, Singapore 519599
Opening hours: Mon-Thurs: 10.30AM-1AM | Fri-Sun: 10AM-1AM
Telephone: 6589 1688

15. Heartbeat @ Bedok

Heartbeat @ Bedok

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Heartbeat @ Bedok is a giant community centre that has a gym, library, polyclinic, tennis court and Olympic-sized swimming pool all under one roof. They also conduct monthly cooking and dance classes, which you can find out more about on their Facebook Page.

Free parking schedule: Mon-Fri: 12PM-2PM
Find Heartbeat @ Bedok on Google Maps

Address: 11 Bedok North Street 1, Singapore 469662
Opening hours: Wed-Sun: 7AM-10PM | Tue: 7AM-10.15PM
Telephone: 6228 4128

16. Our Tampines Hub

Our Tampines Hub is Singapore's biggest community club

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Tampines Hub is Singapore’s biggest community club. They’ve got a string of restaurants and cafes, as well as a large food court at the basement. You can also find an Olympic-sized swimming pool at level 6 and a massive soccer stadium at level 1 that can fit thousands. Free parking is available on weekdays and public holidays.

Free parking schedule: Mon-Fri: 12PM-2PM | P.H.: 12AM-6PM
Find on Our Tampines Hub on Google Maps

Address: 1 Tampines Walk, Singapore 528523
Opening hours: Daily, 24 hours
Telephone: 6340 3636

– West –

17. GreenRidge Shopping Centre

GreenRidge shopping centre

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Greenridge Shopping Centre is a heartland mall in Bukit Panjang New Town. It has a 24-hour supermarket as well as 2 food courts, one of which is halal. Free parking is available on weekdays during lunch hours.

Free parking schedule: Mon-Fri: 12PM-2PM
Find Greenridge Shopping Centre on Google Maps

Address: 524A Jelapang Road, Singapore 671524
Opening hours: Daily, 10AM-10PM

18. Jurong Point Shopping Centre

Jurong Point Shopping Centre

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Jurong Point Shopping Centre offers up health and beauty services, electronic products and a large selection of dining options. It’s located right beside Boon Lay MRT station and Boon Lay Bus Interchange and free parking is available from 12PM-2PM from Mondays to Thursdays.

Free parking schedule: Mon-Thur: 12PM-2PM
Find Jurong Point Shopping Centre on Google Maps 

Address: 1 Jurong West Central 2, Singapore 648886
Opening hours: Daily, 10AM-10PM
Telephone: 6792 5662

19. IMM Mall

IMM mall Singapore

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IMM’s got free parking available at any point of the day for the first 2 hours. This is available daily on weekdays. Food stores there include the popular Hai Di Lao Hotpot on level 3 and Gelare on level 1, which serves up delicious waffles with ice cream.

Free parking schedule: First 2 hours on weekdays
Find IMM on Google Maps

Address: 2 Jurong East Street 21, Singapore 609601
Opening hours: Daily, 10AM-10PM
Telephone: 6665 8268

20. Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve

Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve

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With free parking offered daily at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, outdoorsy individuals can now have an excuse for more fun in the sun.

Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve pods

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There are also several coastal boardwalks with wooden spherical pods for those who wish to take a breather after all that walking. There’s also a kids playground and mudflats for those who love trudging through mud and getting up close to frogs and monkeys

Free parking schedule: Mon-Sun: 7AM-7PM
Find Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve on Google Maps

Address: 301 Neo Tiew Cres, Singapore 718925
Opening hours: Daily, 7AM-7PM
Telephone: 6794 1401

Free parking in Singapore

Parking can get pretty expensive in Singapore, which is why some of us may bend the rules to find alternative (read: illegal) parking spots. But with our list of free parking spaces in Singapore, you wouldn’t have to worry about looking over your shoulder to check if the summon auntie is around