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Free Parking In Singapore – 13 Carparks Where You Don’t Have To Fear The Summon Aunty

Free parking and 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 –

1. Clarke Quay

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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

Clarke Quay website

2. Dempsey Hill

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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

Dempsey Hill website

3. Midview City

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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

Midview City website

– South –

4. Labrador Nature Reserve

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

Labrador Nature Reserve website

5. Mount Faber Park

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.

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

Mount Faber Park website

6. Gillman Barracks

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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. They 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.

Read our Gillman Barracks guide.

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

Address: 9 Lock Road, Singapore 108937
Opening hours: Closed on Mon & P.H.

Gillman Barracks website

– East –

7. Leisure Park Kallang

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Kallang Leisure Park

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: 8.30AM-10.30PM, Daily
Telephone: 6242 1220

Leisure Park Kallang website

8. Aperia Mall

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Aperia Mall

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: 10AM-9.30PM, Daily
Telephone: 6702 7581

Aperia Mall website

9. Tampines Retail Park – Ikea, Giant & Courts

Those doing their shopping at Ikea Tampines, Giant Hypermarket, or the Courts Megastore can rest assured that parking there is free all day, every day.

Free parking schedule: 7AM-11PM, Daily
Find Tampines Retail Park on Google Maps

Address: Tampines North Dr 2 Singapore 528766
Opening hours: 

Ikea Tampines
Sun – Thu 11AM-9PM | Fri & Sat 11AM-11PM

Giant Hypermarket
24/7, Daily

Courts Megastore
10AM-10PM, Daily

10. Downtown East

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.

Check out what you can do at Downtown East here.

Free parking schedule: Mon – Fri 12PM-2PM | Mon – Sun 9PM-5AM
Find Downtown East on Google Maps

Address: 1 Pasir Ris Close, Singapore 519599
Opening hours: 10AM-10PM, Daily
Telephone: 6589 1688

Downtown East website

– West –

11. 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 two 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: 10AM-10PM, Daily

Greenridge Shopping Centre website

12. IMM Mall

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

Free parking schedule: First one hour on weekdays
Find IMM on Google Maps

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

IMM website

13. 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.

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: 7AM-7PM, Daily
Telephone: 6794 1401

Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve website

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.

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Originally published on 14th July 2019. Last updated by Josiah Neo on 7th May 2021.

Joanne Chim

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