Parking in Leiden

Park within walking distance of the historic city centre in one of the modern and spacious multi-storey car parks at the Lammermarkt or Garenmarkt. Parking in the city centre of Leiden is exclusively available for license holders only, with an exception for short parking (max. 2 hours) at a couple of locations. Parking in one of the garages will cost you less. 

Street parking

Parking in the city centre of Leiden is exclusively available for license holders only, with an exception for short parking (max. 2 hours) at a couple of locations (map above). Visitors who come by car can park in one of the parking garages. 

Paid parking zones

If you park on the street in Leiden, carefully check the times, locations and rates for paid parking. For street parking is a maximum of 2 hours allowed (locations: map above). In addition to places for short-term parking, there are also permit holders' places in the center where you can only park with a permit or a dayticket for 25,- euros. Parking in one of the garages will cost you less.

  • Zone A: 3.50 euros per hour.
  • Zone B1: 2.80 euros per hour.
  • Zone B2: 1st and 2nd hour 0.10 euros per hour. 

You also have to pay during the regular parking hours on public holidays, such as Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.

Parking by license plate

In Leiden it is possible to park your car by entering your license plate at the parking machine. Register your license plate at the parking machine or pay with a mobile parking subscription. The parking inspector scans the number plate of the parked vehicle and checks in this way whether parking has been paid for.