Are you planning to visit Amsterdam? Free or cheap street parking in the city center of Amsterdam is not easy these days.
Indeed, parking in Amsterdam can quickly become expensive if you do not pay attention to where you park or if you are not aware of the parking regulations.
Hereunder, we give you the best parking tips to park for free or cheaper in Amsterdam. Jump to the section you are interested in to save time!
- Parking rules in Amsterdam - Park for cheaper
- Park cheaper when you go shopping
- Park cheaper near the Central Station of Alsterdam
- Park cheaper - Museums
- Park cheaper - Near by The Dam
- Free parking in the outskirts of Amsterdam
Parking rules in Amsterdam - Park for cheaper
Parking in the center of Amsterdam can be very expensive, even if it is only for a few hours.
The red, orange and yellow streets on the parking map above are paid parking zones. Hours and rates depend on the parking zone you are in. Click on the link above for more information about parking in Amsterdam.
To park cheaper, favor the yellow parking zones (cheapest paid parking street) or the orange parking zones (normal parking fares) which are cheaper than the red parking zones (most expensive paid parking street).
To park for free in Amsterdam, look for a green parking zones, where parking is free and unlimited in time.
In Amsterdam there are also a few blue parking zones where parking is free but limited in time if you put your parking disc on.
Free or cheaper parking zones for Amsterdam can be easily found on Seety's interactive parking map, simply by opening the app. The app is 100% free. Click here to download the app.
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Click here for detailed information about the parking rules and fares in Amsterdam.
Park cheaper when you go shopping
Are you planning to go shopping in Amsterdam? Unfortunately, it is very difficult to find cheap parking in the center of Amsterdam. Hereunder, we give you some cheaper parking alternatives.
Park cheaper - Kalverstraat & Magna Plaza
Would you like to shop in the Kalverstraat or in the Magna Plaza? Parking there is either forbidden (Kalverstraat) or very expensive (Magna Plaza)
Park cheaper - Pieter Cornelisz Hooftstraat
The PC Hooftstraat also has some nice shops for shopping.
Park cheaper near the Central Station of Alsterdam
Would you like to park close to Amsterdam Central Station?
Free parking is possible but very far away. At 30 minutes by public transport, you can park for free in the Amsterdam-Noord area around Jacobus Willemspad.
Park cheaper - Museums
In Amsterdam you can visit some of the country's finest museums. Below we give you the best parking tips and alternatives to park for free or cheaper.
Park cheaper - Museums around the Museumplein in Amsterdam
Close to the Museumplein you will find the Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh Museum and the Stedelijk Museum.
Unfortunately, parking in the vicinity is very expensive.
Park cheaper - Anne Frank House
The Anne Frank House is located on the Westermarkt, in the most expensive parking zone in Amsterdam.
Park cheaper - Museum The House of Rembrandt
Would you like to visit the former home of the painter Rembrandt?
Park cheaper - Near by The Dam
Around Dam Square, Amsterdam's main square, you will find Madam Tussauds, the National Monument and the Royal Palace.
You can also use this parking tip if you want to visit De Wallen in Amsterdam.
Free parking in the outskirts of Amsterdam
Here are a few neighbourhoods where you can park for free:
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