Practical information for Utrecht

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

Tourist information points in Utrecht


This information point is located at the foot of the Domtoren. The VVV office staff will be happy to help you book tickets, tours, routes and hotels.


Public transport in city center

NS Station Utrecht Centraal

This train station is located on the west side of the city centre. Walk through shopping centre Hoog Catharijne 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 Utrecht. An extensive list of parking options and prices can be found at: centrumparkeren and prettigparkeren.

Parkeergarage Paardenveld

This parking garage with a reasonable rate can be found next to the police station in the city centre. In a few minutes walk, you'll be in town.


Parkeergarage De Grifthoek

You can park here relatively cheap. The parking garage is located on the northeast side at the Griftpark. The city centre is quickly reachable.


Parkeergarage Kop van Lombok

This municipal car park near the shopping center Hoog Catharijne is not so big and is just a 10-minute walk from the center.


Parkeergarage Moreelsepark

Near Utrecht Central Station and the city centre, west of the city, you can park here for relatively favorable rates.


Opening hours shopping

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

Monday 12:00 - 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


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