Practical information for Purmerend

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

Tourist information points in Purmerend

VVV i-Point

In the Purmerends Museum you will find the digital touch screen VVV i-point where you can find tourist information about Purmerend and its surroundings.


Public transport in city center

NS Station Purmerend

This train station is located on the south-east side of the city centre. Take the exit towards the Wilhelminalaan and walk to the city centre in 10 minutes.


Parking in and around the center

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

Parkeergarage Willem Eggert Centrum

The relatively affordable Q-park parking garage is located in the Willem Eggert shopping centre right in the center of Purmerend.


P+R Station Purmerend

Free parking spaces can be found at Purmerend Station. From this spacious car park it is more than 10 minutes walk to the city center.


Parkeerterrein Poelstraat

This location on the southeast side is a little further from the center of Purmerend, but you can park here for free.


Opening hours shopping

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

Monday 13:00 - 18:00
Tuesday 09:30 - 18:00
Wednesday 09:30 - 18:00
Thursday 09:30 - 18:00
Friday 09:30 - 21:00 - shopping evening
Saterday 09:30 - 17:00
Sunday 13:00 - 17:00 - laatste zondag van de maand


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