Parking in Hasselt
Community guards keep an eye out for your bicycle at several spots in the city centre:
- Groenplein (behind the town hall): 9 am – 6 pm (Mon to Fri) and 10 am – 6 pm (Sat)
- Capucienenplein (TT quarter): 10 am – 6 pm (Mon to Sat)
- Station: 8 am – 6 pm (Mon to Fri) and 10 am – 6 pm (Sat)
Please note there is no supervision on public holidays.
Good to know:
- At Groenplein you can use a bicycle pump free of charge.
- Public toilets are available at Groenplein, Capucienenplein and Molenpoortplein
Car park – free
The following car parks are free of charge (unlimited):
- Gelatinefabriek car park (Slachthuiskaai) (400 spots)
- Kolenkaai car park (100 spots)
- Vildersstraat car park (200 spots)
- Parking alongside Boudewijnlaan (330 spots)
- Alverberg car park (Alverbergstraat) (300 spots – bus stop at the car park)
- Hasselt Zuid car park (E313, exit no. 28) (217 spots – bus stop at the car park)
- Boudewijnlaan cark park (500 spots – bus stop at the car park) Free bus transport. Board at the bus stop 'Rijksadministratief Centrum' and alight at any bus stop at or along Groene Boulevard. Don’t forget to ask the bus driver for a free ticket.
- CCHa Cultural Centre car park (Kunstlaan) (320 spots)
- IJzerweg/Spoorviaduct car park (214 spots)
- Vaartstraat car park (Mouttoren) (200 spots)
30 minutes of free parking at a paying car park
Select ‘gratis ticketje’ (free ticket) at the parking pay terminal. Place the ticket in a visible spot in your car. Fee for long-term parking between 9 am and 7 pm. The first hour costs €1, the second hour €2 and €3 per hour from the third hour. The maximum daily parking time limit is 10 hours. Free parking on Sundays, public holidays and on 11 July.
Free parking with blue parking disk between the inner and outer ring roads around Hasselt
In the area between the inner and outer ring roads around Hasselt you need to put your blue parking disk behind your windshield in a visible spot, unless there are parking meters in the street.
The blue parking disk is required between 9 am and 6 pm, except on Sundays and public holidays (including 11 July). You can park for a maximum of two hours with a parking disk.
Car parking for persons with disabilities
Clearly display a valid parking permit for persons with disabilities behind your windshield to park in any parking spot across the city. Parking is free, except in the underground car parks!
Car park – paying – discounted rate
In Hasselt, you have several options to park during the daytime at a discounted rate.
(€1 for half a day & €2 for a full day)
- Above-ground daytime car park Truierbrug Noord & Truierbrug (Sint-Truidersteenweg)
- Above-ground daytime car park Astrid (Koning Astridlaan)
- Above-ground daytime car park Dusartplein (Dusartplein)
Car park – paying – underground
All underground car parks in Hasselt are privately managed.
- Station car park: 570 spots underground, entrance via Grote Breemstraat
- Molenpoort car park: 420 spots underground, entrance via Kattegatstraat or Gasthuisstraat
- Dusartplein car park: 800 spots underground, entrance via Koning Boudewijnlaan or Groene Boulevard (closed from 11 am to 6 pm on Sunday 11 March due to Carnival celebrations)
- TT quarter car park: 520 underground spots, entrance via Capucienenstraat (closed from 1.30 pm to 6 pm on Sunday 11 March due to Carnival celebrations)
- Luikerpoort car park: 250 underground spots, entrance via Welvaartstraat
For more information and prices go to www.q-park.be.
Car park for coaches
Buses and coaches can park at the dedicated car park along Koning Boudewijnlaan.
Good to know: The Japanse Tuin (Japanese Garden) car park has three spots for buses/coaches.
Parking for camper vans
Alverberg sports complex car park (Alverbergstraat, across from Carrefour), about 3 km from the city centre, public transport is available (please note that when the complex is hosting major sporting events, parking may be restricted).