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.
Line 20 and 21
Anyone traveling from Rotterdam or Dordrecht to Kinderdijk by Waterbus has a few options:
Directly to Kinderdijk
From Rotterdam it is possible to sail directly to Kinderdijk from the Erasmus Bridge with Line 21 . With this route you arrive at the windmills in about half an hour.
Please note: from May 19, 2022, Line 21 is temporarily out of service. See the option “Transfer Ridderkerk” below as alternative.
With Line 20 from Rotterdam or Dordrecht, change at the Schans stop in Ridderkerk to the ‘Driehoeksveer‘. From there you are in Kinderdijk within a few minutes. Please note: the ‘Driehoeksveer’ is not part of the Waterbus, you will need to buy a separate ticket here.
Stop at Kade Alblasserdam
Only if you bring a bike with you, disembarking at the stop Kade in Alblasserdam (Line 20) is an option. From there it is a fifteen minute bike ride to the entrance of the windmill area.
- Here you will find the current sailing times.
Park in Alblasserdam and take the shuttle bus or bike to Kinderdijk. Only permit holders are allowed to park in the village of Kinderdijk.Plan your trip
By public transport
Kinderdijk UNESCO World Heritage is accessible all year round by public transport. From cities like Dordrecht and Rotterdam you get off at the entrance to the World Heritage!Plan your trip
Are you planning to visit Kinderdijk UNESCO World Heritage with a group? Contact us in advance, prior reservations are always mandatory!Plan your trip
By camper van
If you’re travelling by camper van, check out your options for parking and overnight stays.Plan your trip