Park within walking distance of the city centre
Leiden is also readily accessible by car. The city lies between the A4 motorway and the A44. Once you arrive in Leiden you should bear in mind that the centre is restricted for traffic. In the city centre the number of parking spaces is limited. You can best leave your car in one of the six garages or one of the six outdoor car parks. Details of the parking facilities are given below.
Tip! Parking garage Lammermarkt
Discover the deepest parking garage of Netherlands Bearded market parking garage is a few minutes walk from the city centre with museums, shops, restaurants and theater. The 22-meter deep garage has a capacity for 525 cars, with special family places, charging ability for electric cars and a number of disabled parking spaces.
In the Centre you can your bike safe in de Waag shelter, under Hudson's Bay with inputs on the breestraat and to the Aalmarkt. This shed has room for 880 and supervision provided. For more information about bicycle parking to the website of the city of Leiden.
Paid parking zones
If you park on the street in Leiden, check the times and rates of paid parking. The times and fares vary by zone. Also on holidays such as Christmas and boxing day and new year's day, you have to pay during the regular parking times.
In the Centre paid parking applies from Monday through Saturday between 9.00 and 21.00 hours, and on Sundays between 13.00 and 21.00 hours.
Be sure to park in areas where you can park as a guesta as some areas require permits.
Current parking information