Practical information for Alkmaar

On this page you find all sorts of useful information for your city trip to Alkmaar. Information that helps you easily find tourist points, train stations and convenient places to park your car.

Tourist information points in Alkmaar

Tourist Information Point

Visit TIP for information and tips on attractions, activities and excursions in Alkmaar and surroundings. Also small souvenirs shop present.



Behind the Waagplein, at the foot of the Waagtoren you will find the Tourist Office. Find out what the region has to offer with various information.


Public transport in city center

NS Station Alkmaar

This train station is located on the north-west side of the city centre. Take the exit in front and walk to the city centre in about 10 minutes.


Parking in and around the center

The overview below shows a number of suggested parking places in and around the center of Alkmaar. An extensive list of parking options and prices can be found at: centrumparkeren and prettigparkeren.

P+R Kruseman van Eltenweg

Parking area with favourable parking rates located on the west side of the city centre behind the station Alkmaar Centraal.


Parkeergarage Karperton

For parking in the city centre, this spacious parking garage is an ideal location. You walk right from the north side into the city centre of Alkmaar.


Parkeerterrein Parcade

Cheap parking in the car park at the Jagerstraat on the north side of the center of Alkmaar.


Parkeergarage De Vest

Parking garage on the north side of the city centre under the De Vest city theatre. Located close to the Grote Kerk and the Stedelijk Museum.


Parkeergarage Schelphoek

Spacious parking location that is easy to reach from the A9 motorway. You walk from the south-east side in a few minutes to the city centre.


Opening hours shopping

The overview below contains the usual opening hours for shops in the city center of Alkmaar.

Monday 13:00 - 18:00
Tuesday 09:30 - 18:00
Wednesday 09:30 - 18:00
Thursday 09:30 - 21:00 - shopping evening
Friday 09:30 - 18:00
Saterday 09:30 - 18:00
Sunday 12:00 - 17:00

Weather forecast of Alkmaar


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