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. 

New parking garage opens 27 April: Lammermarktgarage

lammermarkt_4_impressie_retourhelling_s.jpgThe deepest inground parking garage of The Netherlands opens its doors in Leiden on April 27 (Kings Dag). It is in walking distance of the city centre, museums, shops, restaurants and theatres. On Kings Day parking here is free of charge. The regular fees can be found below (fee starts 28 April). 


  • Lammermarktgarage, the deepest inground parking garage of The Netherlands. Twenty-two meters deep and accommodates 525 cars.
    The parking garage is in the shadow of the De Valk Windmill and is close to the Beestenmarkt square and De Lakenhal Museum. 
  • Haagweg Park and Ride
    Leiden’s biggest outdoor car park is on the Haagweg; it serves as a Park and Ride facility.  Both in the day and the evening shuttle buses operate between the car park and the city centre. Special arrangements can be made for groups of visitors so that you are always assured of easy transport to the city centre.  
  • Morspoort parking garage
    The Morspoort garage is located on the Morssingel, close to the Leiden Visitor Centre , the ANWB and the National Museum of Ethnology (Museum Volkenkunde). 
  • Breestraat Parking Garage
    The Breestraat parking garage is above the Hoogvliet supermarket and can be reached via the Kaardesteeg.
  • Haarlemmerstraat Parking Garage
    The Haarlemmerstraat parking garage is above the Albert Heijn supermarket. The entrance is in the Middelstegracht. The garage is not accessible for motor cycles.
  • Langegracht Parking Garage
    The Langegracht parking garage is situated next to the Digros supermarket.
  • Garenmarkt Car Park
    From the Garenmarkt car park you can be in the Rapenburg, the Doezastraat or the Breestraat in no time.
  • Kaasmarkt Car Park 
    The Kaasmarkt car park is between the Hooigracht and the Hooglandse Kerkgracht. It is usually very busy. As an alternative you can use the Haarlemmerstraat parking garage.

Current parking information