Getting here by car
P+R (Park & Ride) is the smartest way for visitors to Amsterdam to park.
These car parks are located on the outskirts of the city and have an excellent
public transport connection. Public transport brings you right into the centre of
in no time.
Easy & affordable pa rking with Park & Ride
Parking in a P+R car park costs only 8.00 euros per 24 hours - with a maximum
parking time of 96 hours. This fee includes FREE public transport to the centre
of Amsterdam for a maximum of five people. Be sure to read all the instructions
below before parking at a P+R location. In addition, we strongly advise you
enter and exit the P+R locations during regular opening hours to ensure that
you get the P+R discount rate.
Rules for using P+R
1 Collect a car park ticket as you go in. Please don’t use your credit card at the
entrance, it does not provide the P+R discount.
2 Hand over your parking ticket to the P+R car park attendant and ask for a
P+R chip card(s). The car park attendant will code your parking ticket and
give you a free P+R chip card to use on public transport.
3 Proceed to the public transport hall and check in with your card by holding
next to the electronic card reader.
4 Don’t forget to check out when exiting the vehicle. When visiting the city, be
sure not to lose your P+R chip card. If you do not use your chip card, or use
it incorrectly, you will no longer be entitled to a discount and will have to
pay the normal parking fee. Please note: The P+R chip card is only valid for
travelling to and from the P+R location and not for general use in the city
centre. In addition, P+R chip cards are not valid on special night busses.
1 Use your P+R chip card for the return journey. Hold your P+R chip card in
front of the card reader when entering and exiting the vehicle.
2 Return your parking ticket and the used P+R chip cards to the P+R desk. The
attendant will mark your car park ticket for the P+R rate. You can only pay
the attendant with a pin or credit card. Cash payments can be made in a
3 Use the car park ticket when you drive out. The special P+R rate is good for
a maximum of four consecutive days (96 hours). After 96 hours you will have
to pay the normal parking rate.
Entrance open 07:00 to 22:00 h. (exit 24 hours per day).
P+R Zeeburg I and P+ R Zeeburg II
Please note: there is no customer service desk at Zeeburg II.
Parking directly in the city centre close to the docking
The Piet Hein Car Park
The Piet Hein Car Park is located beneath the Passenger Terminal Amsterdam
and belongs to Parkeergebouwen Amsterdam. For opening times, rates,
and directions: www.amsterdam.nl/parkeergebouwen.
Max tariff EUR 48,50 per 24 hours.
The Oosterdok Parking
The Oosterdok Parking is about ten minutes from the PTA by foot and is located
next to Central Station. For opening times, rates, accessibility and directions:
Max. tariff EUR 45,30 per 24 hours