Busch Stadium is home to the St. Louis Cardinals and some of the best fans in baseball. What it’s not home to are ample on-site parking spaces, which is why we created this comprehensive guide to Busch Stadium parking!
Cardinals fans and others looking for parking near Busch Stadium have two main options to choose from: snatch up one of the convenient 720 official spaces at Ballpark Village next to the stadium, or find a good deal at one of the garages or lots in the surrounding neighborhood. Our guide will help you make an informed decision by providing maps, rates, insider info, and more!
• • •
Explore parking options near Busch Stadium and use SpotHero to reserve a space in advance!
• • •
Public Lots & Garages Near Busch Stadium
Reserve Busch Stadium parking in advance at off-site garages and lots.
|Lot Name||Rate||Reserve Parking||Distance to Gate||Walking Time|
|Ballpark Village – 601 Clark Ave||$36||Book Now!||0.1 mi||2 mins|
|Stadium West – 215 S 8th St||$25||Book Now!||0.1 mi||5 mins|
|435 S 11th St||$21||Book Now!||0.3 mi||8 mins|
|Stadium East – 100 S Broadway||$25||Book Now!||0.2 mi||5 mins|
|611 S 8th St.||$20||Book Now!||0.2 mi||5 mins|
|610 S. 4th St.||$20||Book Now!||.4 mi||8 Mins|
|211 N Broadway||$10||Book Now!||.5 mi||12 mins|
|634 S Broadway||$16||Book Now!||.2 mi||8 mins|
|677 N. 10th St.||$7||Book Now!||.7 mi||15 mins|
|1477 Pine St.||$15||Book Now!||.8 mi||16 mins|
|1410 S Tucker Blvd||$3||Book Now!||1.3 mi||25 mins|
• • •
Unlike some major league stadiums, Busch Stadium is not surrounded by an expansive official parking lot. Instead, you’ll find just lot at Ballpark Village, with only 720 parking spaces. Ballpark Village is a unique fan experience venue next to Busch Stadium that offers dining and entertainment options for fans before and after the game. The parking lot is situated right outside of the stadium, and you can purchase a guaranteed space in advance through Parking Panda.
|Ballpark Village||$36||601 Clark Ave.|
Busch Stadium Ballpark Village Parking Map
If you are entering the ballpark through Gate 2, 3, or 4, you will want to access the lot from 8th Street. If entering through Gates 1, 5 or 6, use S. Broadway.
Busch Stadium Access Map
Use the map below for a detailed look at the best way to get into the stadium, regardless of transportation method.
• • •
Park Farther Away and on your Route: If you value a quick exit, you should park far away from the stadium, or at least in the direction of your travel.
Find Street Parking! It’s worth it to take a chance to try and find free street parking near Busch Stadium. Metered parking spaces in downtown St. Louis are in effect Monday through Saturday from 8am to 7pm. This means that fans may be able to feed the meter until 7:00pm and then receive cheap or free parking for the rest of the night, especially if you’re headed to a Sunday game! Check out the city’s official parking website for more information on street parking.
Park & Shuttle: Like other ballparks around the country, there are a number of restaurants and bars in the area that provide a free shuttle to the game if you dine at their establishment beforehand. This can be an effective way to visit the stadium on a budget. Here’s a list of 12 establishments that offer this service.
Pre-Pay and Reserve Online: There are many garages and lots within a mile of Busch Stadium. You can use a parking reservation service like SpotHero to book your parking spot before heading to the game. It’ll help avoid the congestion caused by paying onsite, and saves you money by allowing you to compare parking options around the stadium and finding deals!
• • •
How much is parking at Busch Stadium?
- Parking in the official or nearby lots is between $25-$40. If you’re willing to walk about a mile, you can find parking for around $10.
Where are the cheapest spots?
- Generally speaking, the least expensive spots are in the off-site parking lots and garages.
Can you find free or cheap street parking near the stadium?
- Yes, with a little bit of work it’s possible to find cheap parking on the street within walking distance of Busch Stadium. Parking meters in downtown St. Louis are in operation between the hours of 8am to 7pm. If you drive downtown for a night game and find an open street spot near the stadium, you can pay the meter until 7pm and then be in the clear. Pay attention to the street signs to make certain, but this could be a great way to save a few dollars during your trip to the ballpark.
• • •
- Tailgating is prohibited in the official parking lots at Busch Stadium.
- While Busch Stadium may lack a traditional tailgating scene in the parking lots, a great pre-game atmosphere can be found at Ballpark Village and the surrounding downtown bars and restaurants.
• • •
MetroLink is available to fans who want to avoid downtown parking troubles. Take a train to the Stadium Station located across the street from Ballpark Village. You can park in the MetroLink park with a maximum daily rate of $16. Overnight parking is prohibited.
• • •
Handicap parking is available in the the Stadium East and Stadium West parking garages. You must have a valid tag to park in accessible spaces. Busch Stadium also offer three accessible drop-off locations:
- Southwest corner of the ballpark at Parking Lot A & Poplar (off 8th Street)
- Northwest corner of the ballpark at 8th & Clark
- East side of the ballpark on Broadway
Click “Directions” in the top left of the map for the quickest route to Busch Stadium.
• • •
Official Busch Stadium Parking Page > The official parking page for Busch Stadium, which is includes basic information about purchasing parking with your Cardinals tickets.
SpotHero – Busch Stadium Parking Reservations > On SpotHero you can browse parking by price, type, and distance, and then reserve your parking reservation before heading to game.
Parking Panda > Reserve parking spaces at Ballpark Village, along with other public parking lots and garages near Busch Stadium. Parking Panda will email you your parking pass, and a space will be waiting for you before the game!
Busch Stadium Yelp Page > Read reviews from other Cardinals fans! Get some great info on parking, Ballpark Village, and must-do things before and after the game.
Busch Stadium A – Z Guide > The official A through Z guide with answers to all your questions straight from the Cardinals official website!
Parkopedia Busch Stadium > Parkopedia provides maps for parking options near Busch Stadium. Great maps to check out for your parking needs!
Stadium Journey > Stadium Journey offers great user reviews about Busch Stadium. There are some helpful parking tips and good info about the local scene.