Cardinals fans looking for parking near Busch Stadium have two main options to choose from: snatch up one of the official parking spaces at Ballpark Village next to the stadium, or find a good deal at one of the garages or lots in the surrounding neighborhood.
Busch Stadium is home to the MLB’s St. Louis Cardinals. Busch Stadium opened in April 2006, and the Cardinal’s became the first team in over 100 years to win a World Series in the same year of a new ballpark opening. The 46,000 seat stadium doubles as a concert venue and is surrounded by a vibrant bar scene for game days.
Official Busch Stadium Parking Options
Unlike some major league stadiums, Busch Stadium is not surrounded by an expansive official parking lot. Instead, you’ll find a parking 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.
|Lot Name||Gameday Price||Address|
|Ballpark Village||$5-$50||601 Clark Ave.|
Busch Stadium Parking Map
Busch Stadium Parking Tips
Park Further Away and Save Money: 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 8 am to 7 pm. This means you may be able to feed the meter until 7 pm and park for free for the rest of the night. Check out the city’s official parking website for more information on street parking.
Park & Shuttle: 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 bars 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 congestion caused by paying onsite, and gives you an overview of all pricing in surrounding lots.
Arrive Early: No matter where you plan on parking, get there early. We recommend 1-2 hours before the game.
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Frequently Asked Questions
How much is parking at Busch Stadium?
- Parking in the official or nearby lots is between $5 – $50. If you’re willing to make the 5 minute walk, you can find parking for around $6.
Where are the cheapest parking spots?
- Generally speaking, the least expensive spots are in the off-site parking lots and garages.
Tailgating at Busch Stadium
- 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.
Public Transit to Busch Stadium
MetroLink is available to fans who want to avoid downtown parking troubles. Take a train to Stadium Station, located across the street from Ballpark Village. Take advantage of the MetroLink’s free Park & Ride lots to save money on your trip to the game.
Busch Stadium Handicap Parking
There are three official handicap spots for fans to park at:
- SP+ Parking – Starr Parking Lot- near Gate 2
- InterPark – Stadium West Parking Garage – near Gate 3
- InterPark – Stadium East Parking Garage – near Gate5
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
Transportation carts or wheelchairs are available to pick up guests at stadium entrances and escort them to and from their seats.
Busch Stadium Parking Resources
Official Busch Stadium Parking Page Check out the official parking page for all of your information about game day traffic, parking, public transportation and more.
SpotHero Compare parking options near Busch Stadium and book a guaranteed parking space in advance with SpotHero.
Busch Stadium A – Z Guide For everything you need to know about the Busch Stadium, from Accessibility to Will Call.
Busch Stadium Disability Access Guide For all information regarding handicap parking, wheelchairs, and more.
Stadium Journey Stadium Journey offers great user reviews about Busch Stadium. There are some helpful parking tips and good info about the local scene.
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.