Parking

Parking in Leiden

Park within walking distance of the historic city centre in one of the new and spacious multi-storey car parks on Lammermarkt or Garenmarkt.

  • Parking garage Lammermarkt

  • Parking garage Garenmarkt

Paid parking zones


If you park on the street in Leiden, carefully check the times and rates for paid parking. The times and rates differ per zone.

  • Zone A: 3.20 euros per hour.
  • Zone B1: 2.50 euros per hour.
  • Zone B2: 1st and 2nd hour 0.10 euros per hour. 3rd hour and longer 2.50 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. Paid parking applies in the center from Monday to Saturday between 9:00 am and 9:00 pm, and on Sunday between 1:00 pm and 9:00 pm.

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 day ticket.

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.