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By car

Kinderdijk lies between Dordrecht and Rotterdam

Due to a lack of parking space, travelling by car is not the ideal way to get to Kinderdijk. If you have no alternative travel options, however, you will find directions and your visiting and parking addresses here.

Visiting & parking addresses

Simply enter the following address on your SatNav device:
Nederwaard 1a
2961 AS Kinderdijk

Parking

The number of parking spaces available at the Kinderdijk entrance is limited. On busy days, finding a spot can be a challenge. Our tip to avoid the hassle: travel by Waterbus. It’s great fun and easy too!

The following rates apply to our parking facilities:
Cars:                     € 5,00
Motorbikes:      € 2,50
(Parking is free throughout January)

Directions

From Rotterdam and Breda

A16 follow signs Gorinchem – Nijmegen (A15);
A15 directly after tunnel, take exit 22 Alblasserdam – Kinderdijk;
At the end of the exit, turn right at traffic lights;
Turn right at the following traffic lights. Pass under the viaduct. Follow the turn left and drive up – onto De Helling;
At the top of De Helling, follow the turn to the right;
At the Dam, pass by the harbour following the left turn, onto the dike. Follow the dike all the way until you reach the Kinderdijk entrance sign to your right. Turn right here; this is the main entrance to the windmill area.

From Gorinchem
A15 exit 22 Alblasserdam – Kinderdijk;
Turn right at the traffic lights at the top of the exit;
Turn left at the roundabout. Follow the road until you reach the fork, then turn left and drive up – onto De Helling;
At the top of De Helling, follow the turn to the right;
Turn left at the roundabout. Follow the road and turn right when you reach the fork, heading up onto the dike. Follow the dike all the way until you reach the Kinderdijk entrance sign to your right. Turn right here; this is the main entrance to the windmill area.

By Waterbus

By Waterbus

Travelling by Waterbus is the perfect way to visit us by public transport. From Rotterdam or Dordrecht, half an hour’s sailing will get you to Kinderdijk in style!

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By public transport

By public transport

Travel straight through the heart of a truly Dutch countryside by bus. Hop on in Rotterdam, Utrecht, or Dordrecht, and stop right in front of our World Heritage entrance.

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By coach

By coach

Coaches can use the special drop-off and boarding zone verging directly on Kinderdijk World Heritage. From there, passengers can wander straight into the windmill area.

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By camper van

By camper van

The Kinderdijk windmills are a great stop on any tour of the Netherlands. 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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