The Cheapest Parking Near Marina Bay Sands

Ferlin Mok

Ferlin Mok

Last updated 25 January, 2024

This post compiles parking information at Marina Bay Sands and other parking options nearby so you can easily find affordable parking on your next visit. 

Marina Bay is a beloved area in Singapore known for its stunning views, open spaces, and world-class dining and shopping. Whether you're a local or tourist, discover the cheapest and most convenient places to park while enjoying everything this iconic destination offers.

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Marina Bay Sands Car Park Information 

Marina Bay Sands is a large integrated resort. It includes: 

  • Three 55-story hotel towers
  • A casino
  • A shopping mall called ‘The Shoppes’
  • The Sands Expo & Convention Centre
  • The Sands Theatre
  • The ArtScience Museum

These venues share a common car park - Marina Bay Sands Car Park. 

The car park has three entrances. 

  1. North Entrance: Bayfront Avenue, near ArtScience Museum
  2. North Entrance: Bayfront Avenue, outside Hotel Tower 3
  3. South Entrance: Bayfront Link, next to Sands Expo & Convention Centre


Source: Map of Marina Bay Sands


Marina Bay Sands Parking Rates

Marina Bay Sands offers two parking options: Self-Parking and Valet Parking, each with distinct rates. Valet parking is nearly double the cost of self-parking. 

For non-hotel guests, the standard rates apply. However, if you are a hotel guest, you are eligible for a concession parking rate.  


Self-Parking Rates (For Non-Hotel Guests) 

Self-Parking Rates at Marina Bay Sands
Hourly rate
S$14.00 for first hour and S$1.50 for every subsequent half an hour
Maximum charge
S$32.00 per 24 hours

 

If you’re driving an electric or hybrid car, there are electric vehicle charging stations at The Shoppes level B3 Central Carpark, Parking Lots No. 305 to 317.


Valet Parking Rates (For Non-Hotel Guests) 

Valet parking is offered at the pick-up/drop-off points outside Hotel Tower 1 and Casino Driveway.

Valet Parking Rates at Marina Bay Sands
7am – 7pm
S$35.00 for first hour and S$2.50 for every subsequent half an hour
7pm – 7am
S$35.00 per entry
Maximum charge
S$60.00 per 24 hours

Marina Bay Sands Parking for Hotel Guests

If you are a hotel guest of Marina Bay Sands (MBS), you’ll enjoy concession parking rates much lower than the public full rates. 

The parking fees for MBS’ hotel guests are as follows: 

Marina Bay Sands Concession Parking Rates for In-House Hotel Guests
Self-Parking Rates
S$8.56 per exit

For example, whether you park for two days or just 30 minutes during a single parking session, you will be charged S$8.56 when you exit the car park.
Valet Parking Rates 
S$35 per 24 hours (multiple entries allowed)

As an in-house hotel guest at Marina Bay Sands, you can take advantage of these discounted parking rates and enjoy the convenience of exploring the city by car while parking close to the hotel. 

 

Score up to S$300 cashbackS$280 petrol vouchers or up to 23% in discounts on your car insurance premiums when you purchase it via SingSaver.

Plus, unlock an exclusive chance to win S$500 worth of FREE PARKING when you buy now! Promotion ends 30 June 2024. T&Cs apply. 

 


Parking at Marina Bay Sands - Key Info

This concise table provides a quick overview of essential information about Marina Bay Sands Car Park. 

Grace Period for 
Self-Parking
20 minutes
Non-hotel Guest - 
Car Park Fees
Self-Parking 
  • S$14.00 for first hour and S$1.50 for every subsequent half an hour. 
  • Maximum charge is S$32.00 per 24 hours
Parking privileges are available for Sands LifeStyle’s Prestige, Elite and Paiza members.  
Valet Parking 
  • 7am to 7pm: S$35.00 for first hour and S$2.50 for every subsequent half an hour
  • 7pm to 7am: S$35.00 per entry
  • Maximum charge is S$60.00 per 24 hours
Hotel Guest - 
Car Park Fees
Self-Parking 
  • S$8.56 per exit
Valet Parking 
  • S$35 per 24 hours (multiple entries allowed)
Electric and Hybrid Vehicles Charging Stations
Located at The Shoppes, Level B3, Central Carpark, Parking Lots No. 305 to 317
Motorcycle Parking
Not available. 
Height Limit
2 metres

Marina Bay Sands Member Parking - Parking Redemption and Complimentary Parking

Parking at Marina Bay Sands (MBS) can be costly. But by signing up for their free Sands Lifestyle membership program, you can enjoy parking privileges. 

Upon sign-up, you start at the ‘Lifestyle’ membership tier. Upon accumulating $5,000 in spending within 12 months at participating MBS outlets, you can upgrade to the 'Prestige' tier and access parking privileges for self-parking. 

Here are the parking privileges for each membership tier: 

Membership Tier 
Parking Privileges
Lifestyle
  • No parking privileges.
  • Instead, earn 20% Resort Dollars on public self-parking fees incurred. 
  • Note: Resort Dollars cannot be used for free parking or to offset parking charges but can be spent within Marina Bay Sands or used for membership tier upgrades. 
Prestige
  • Redeem self-parking privilege using Resort Dollars. 
  • If you redeem via Sands LifeStyle Kiosk: $8 Resort Dollars per exit
  • Pre-requisite: You must make same-calendar-day spending (no minimum amount) at any Shoppes outlet to be eligible for self-parking redemption.  
Elite
  • Complimentary all-day self-parking privilege before midnight. 
  • Pre-requisite: Same-calendar-day spending at any Shoppes outlet with no minimum amount for eligibility.  
Paiza 
  • Complimentary all-day self-parking.

In summary, the higher your Sands LifeStyle membership tier, the better your parking redemption privileges, with complimentary self-parking for Elite and Paiza members.

Check the Sands LifeStyle website for full program details and to sign up.


Cheap Parking Options Near Marina Bay Sands

Parking at Marina Bay Sands (MBS) for long periods can be expensive if you are not eligible for free or discounted parking through their membership program.

Luckily, there are some cheaper parking options nearby that can save you money on parking fees, even if you have to walk a bit farther.

We searched and found these alternative car parks within walking distance of MBS. 

  • Gardens by the Bay Parking - This car park is about an 8-minute walk to MBS. Rates are S$0.035 per minute, which equals S$2.10 per hour.
  • Marina Bay Open Carpark - This car park is a 12-minute walk to MBS. Rates are about S$2 per 30 minutes, or S$4 per hour.

Although not right next door, these nearby car parks can offer significant savings compared to Marina Bay Sands parking for longer stays. The extra walking required may be worth it to avoid paying top dollar at MBS lots. 


Parking Rates of Gardens by the Bay 

Parking at Gardens by the Bay is cheaper than in MBS. 

For example, the first hour of parking at MBS costs S$14. But based on Gardens by the Bay's rate of S$0.035 per minute, you could park there for 6 hours 40 minutes for the same S$14.

Gardens by the Bay Car Park
Opening Hours
Parking Charges
Main Entrance
(Basement Car Park)
5.00am - 2.00am daily
Car:
S$0.035 per minute
Car park charges are capped at S$30 per day
Motorcycles:
S$1.20 per entry
The Meadow
(Open-air car park)
Bayfront Plaza
(Open-air car park)
Satay By The Bay
(Open-air car park)
Bay East Garden
(Open-air car park)
5.00am - 12.00am daily

Parking Rates of Marina Bay Open Carpark

The Marina Bay Open Carpark is located at 11 Marina Boulevard, Singapore 018940. 

Its parking rates are as follows: 

 

Car
Monday - Friday
7am to 6pm: S$2 per 30 minutes
6pm to 7am (next day): S$0.80 per 30 minutes
Saturday 
7am to 1pm: S$2 per 30 minutes
1pm to 7am (next day): S$0.80 per 30 minutes
Sunday & Public Holiday
7am to 7am (next day): S$0.80 per 30 minutes
Motorcycle
Everyday 
(Including Public Holiday)
7am to 7am (next day): S$0.25 per 30 minutes

Conclusion 

Marina Bay Sands offers convenient parking options for visitors and hotel guests. When you join its Sands Lifestyle membership, you can take advantage of discounted and complimentary parking based on your membership status.

Nearby parking alternatives at Gardens by the Bay and Marina Bay Open Carpark also provide affordable hourly and daily rates. With ample parking choices in the vicinity, you can easily find affordable parking that fits your budget and schedule when visiting attractions like the ArtScience Museum, Sands Expo and Convention Centre, and more at Marina Bay.

By planning ahead and leveraging discounts, you can minimise parking costs and make the most of your time when visiting this popular area of Singapore. 

 

Score up to S$300 cashbackS$280 petrol vouchers or up to 23% in discounts on your car insurance premiums when you purchase it via SingSaver.

Plus, unlock an exclusive chance to win S$500 worth of FREE PARKING when you buy now! Promotion ends 30 June 2024. T&Cs apply. 

 


FAQs


How do you redeem Marina Bay Sands (MBS) discounted / free parking?

To enjoy parking privileges at MBS, you must be a Sands Lifestyle Member - Prestige, Elite, or Paiza tier. 

Parking privileges for members apply only to self-parking and not to valet parking.  

Members can redeem parking privileges using the Marina Bay Sands Mobile App or the Sands LifeStyle Kiosk inside MBS. Follow the steps outlined in the MBS parking redemption guide


Which car park is the nearest to ArtScience Museum? 

The nearest car park to ArtScience Museum is the North Car Park at Marina Bay Sands. 

To get to ArtScience Museum from the car park, take the lift to level 1 and walk to the Waterfront Promenade to get there.

Please refer to ‘Marina Bay Sands Parking Rates’ for parking fees. 


Which car park is the nearest to Sands Expo and Convention Centre? 

The South Car Park of Marina Bay Sands is the closest to Sands Expo and Convention Centre. Cars may enter via Bayfront Link to the South Car Park. 

From the South Car Park, take the lift to level 1 and take a 5-minute walk towards the Sands Expo and Convention Centre. 

Please refer to ‘Marina Bay Sands Parking Rates’ for parking fees. 


What is the grace period for Marina Bay Sands car park? 

The grace period is 20 minutes. 


Are there electric vehicle charging stations at Marina Bay Sands car park? 

If you are driving an electric or hybrid vehicle, you can charge your vehicle at The Shoppes level B3 Central Carpark, Parking Lots No. 305 to 317. 


What is the height limit of Marina Bay Sands car park?  

The height limit is 2 metres. 


Are there motorcycle parking spaces at Marina Bay Sands car park?  

Motorcycle parking is unavailable in Marina Bay Sands car park.

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