Parking at the beach

Are you driving to Scheveningen or Kijkduin by car or motorcycle? Prepare your journey in advance. The fastest way to get to the beach is to park at the edge of the city and then continue your journey by tram.

Park + Beach

Park inexpensively in 1 of the 2 Q-Park parking garages and continue your journey to the beach on the tram or by bike. Reserve your ticket in advance online for parking and the tram or bike. You pay € 5 for the parking and tram ticket or use of a bike for 1 person. For an extra person you pay € 1. A maximum of 4 co-passengers can travel on this ticket (excluding the 1st person who pays € 5). Park + Beach is available between 1 May and 1 October.

More information can be found on the website of Park+Beach.

Park + Ride

There are also other Park-and-ride facilities. You park at the edge of the city at a low rate. You then continue your journey on public transportation. Plan to transfer at Central Station or Hollands Spoor.

Parking at the beach

Belangrijke informatie:

In a number of streets in Scheveningen and the Old Centrum on-street parking costs € 50 per day without a permit. You will no longer be able to pay by the minute or hour. More information can be found in Dutch at Parkeren in Scheveningen.

On busy days it is extremely difficult to find a parking spot at the beach. Park your car in 1 of the car parks in the area.

Parking is possible:

  • along the Strandweg (256 parking spots)
  • at the Noordelijk Havenhoofd car park (300 parking spaces). This parking area is located on the Strandweg and can be reached via the Vissershavenweg. The car park is open 24 hours a day.
  • in a parking garage. An overview of the parking options can be found on the website of Apcoa Parking or on the website of Interparking (both in Dutch). Or look at the map with disabled parking spots. These are free for people with a European disabled person's parking card.
  • in the residential areas but you will need to pay for on-street parking. You can park there a maximum of 60 to 120 minutes.

Motorcycle parking in Scheveningen

Are you coming by motorcycle? There are 2 special parking areas for motorcycles. Parking for motorcycles is free.  

  • on the Strandweg from the Scheveningseslag
  • between the Adriaan Maasplein and the Strandweg

In addition you can park your motorcycle for a small fee in a Biesieklette facility. Look for the locations at

Traffic wardens will guide the way

In order to guide traffic to Scheveningen on busy summer days, the municipality will deploy extra traffic wardens. In that case, motorists are advised to switch off their automotive navigation system (GPS) in Scheveningen and to follow the instructions of the traffic wardens.

Visitors enjoying Scheveningen beach
Visitors enjoying Scheveningen beach

      Sightseeing coaches

      The city has reserved long-term parking spots for sightseeing coaches. It also has reserved spots close to tourist sites where passengers can get on and off these buses. It is not necessary to pay for parking at these reserved spots.

      Look at the reserved spots on the map

      • for long-term parking (indicated by a pink/purple stripe)

      • for passengers to get on and off the bus (indicated by a blue stripe).

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      Published: 29 June 2022Modified: 26 May 2023