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Take the best route to Kinderdijk across the water

Nothing beats making a trip to the windmills by water, and the best way to do that is by using the Waterbus. Take your bicycle with you as you hop on board in Rotterdam or Dordrecht, and set sail for Kinderdijk while you enjoy the stunning views of the rivers that made Holland what it is today.

A course across the water

At Kinderdijk World Heritage, everything revolves around the water; including the best ways to get there. If you hop aboard the Waterbus in Rotterdam or Dordrecht, you’ll find yourself standing between the mills in just about half an hour – and you’ll get there in style too!

Line 202

Summer: 1 May to 31 October
Between 9:35 AM and 5:07 PM with extra departures on weekdays in May, June, September and October. Direct Line 202 takes you from Rotterdam and Dordrecht to Kinderdijk within half an hour. This line does not operate in winter.

Line 20

There is no direct connection to Kinderdijk from Rotterdam or Dordrecht between November 1th and April 30th. If you plan to use Waterbus Line 20, you will have to transfer to the Driehoeksveer ferry at the stop in Ridderkerk. All in all, the trip from Dordrecht or Rotterdam will take about forty minutes. This is not possible during the weekends! An alternative point to get off board on Saterday and Sunday is at the Kade stop in Alblasserdam: from there, it’s just fifteen minutes to Kinderdijk by bicycle.

Looking for further information on arrival and departure times?

Contact the Waterbus directly.

By public transport

By public transport

The corona crisis severely limits public transport options. For the latest information, check the Waterbus and Qbuzz websites.

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By coach

By coach

Are you planning to visit Kinderdijk UNESCO World Heritage with a group? Contact us in advance, and we will look at your options under the present circumstances together.

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By car

By car

Parking is only possible at the entrance of Kinderdijk World Heritage. Parking in the village of Kinderdijk is only allowed for permit holders between April 1 and November 1.

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By camper van

By camper van

If you’re travelling by camper van, check out your options for parking and overnight stays.

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By bike

By bike

Kinderdijk is open to all cyclists, and it is situated along several sensational national cycling routes, so be sure to plan a visit to our mills as an exciting highlight!

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