The ultimate parking guide in Molenbeek (1080)

June 5, 2019

As one of the 19 municipalities of the Brussels Region, Molenbeek-Saint-Jean has an area of 5.89km² and a population of 94,854 residents.

Like all of its neighboring municipalities, Molenbeek-Saint-Jean is experiencing difficulties related to its mobility due to the lack of available parking spaces for residents and visitors.

If you are a resident, a simple visitor or working in Molenbeek-Saint-Jean, you can discover the various parking solutions listed below to facilitate your everyday mobility life.          

Parking on the streets

If you want to drive around Molenbeek and park your car, it is essential to know the different parking areas since each does not have the same characteristics.

Parking zones in Molenbeek

Blue zone

Red zone

  • Paying parking from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (except Sundays and holidays)
  • Time of parking is limited to 2 hours
  • Price: 0.50 € per 30 minutes , 2 € per 1hour and 5 € for 2 hours.

Green zone

  • Paying parking from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (except Sundays and holidays)
  • No limitation of time for parking
  • Price: 0,50€ per 30 minutes, 1€ for one hour, 2€ for two hours, 4,30€ for three hours, 6€ for four hours and 1,50€ per additional hour.

White zone

  • Free parking

Map of parking zones in Molenbeek:

Map plan parking zones in Molenbeek

 Capture d’écran 2019-05-23 à 16.25.30  Blue area.

 Capture d’écran 2019-05-23 à 16.23.02  Red area.

 Capture d’écran 2019-05-23 à 16.23.54  Green area. 

 Capture d’écran 2019-05-23 à 16.22.12  White area. 

⚠️Good to know:For the disabled, all areas are free and timeless if you hold the European parking card for disabled people.


Parking subscription for residents and workers

As a resident or worker in Molenbeek-Saint-Jean, you can benefit from preferential prices through the acquisition of an exemption card. These cards can be obtained according to your situation.

These exemption cards are as follows:

  • Parking car for residents If you a resident of Molenbeek-Saint-Jean and you live in a blue, green or red zone, you can subscribe to a request for a "Riverain" map, you will find the application form here.
  • Parking card for professionalsWhether you are an employee, a business owner or a company owner in Molenbeek, it is possible to apply for a "professional" card to benefit from a preferential price. You will find the application form via this link.
  • Parking card for school and nursery If you are part of the faculty or education in Molenbeek, you can also get preferential parking price for the green and blue zones by obtaining the "school and nursery" card, which costs 75€ per year. You can make your request via this form.

Parking in a parking lot for a few days / months / years

Molenbeek has several parking lots that offer very interesting alternatives in terms of parking since the prices are very advantageous.

Most of these parking lots are managed by BePark, thanks to an agreement signed between this parking lot manager and the municipality of Molenbeek-Saint-Jean.

Here is the list of shared parking lots available on Molenbeek-Saint-Jean: 

Area 🏘️



Scheutbos park

Molenbeek Center

Port Avenue

Railway station 🚂

Railway Brussels-West 

Metro 🚇




For more information on the availability of these parking lots and their location, visit the website via this link.

Parking solutions for businesses

Are your employees finding it difficult to find a parking space when they come to work every day? There are companies offering parking solutions for businesses!

Thanks to services like  Spaces you can find more than 5 parking spaces for your employees easily near anywhere you want.

Find out more information about this service on this explanatory video:


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