How to get there

Public transport

De Doelen is situated a five minute walk away from Central Station. For more information, visit

Alight at Central Station

Lines 1, 4, 5, 7 and 8 - alight at Weena or Kruisplein

Lines 33, 36, 37, 38, 44 and 49 – alight at Weena
Line 55 - alight at Central Station

Please note: for travel on public transport in Rotterdam it is mandatory to use a public transport chip card, which can be purchased at all metro stations.

If you want to avoid parking problems and traffic congestions, you can park your car at a metro or railway station and continue your journey by public transport. You can find more P+R information by clicking on this Municipality of Rotterdam link.

Getting there by car

Parking ticket
On Rotterdam parking you will find information about parking in Rotterdam and attractive parking fees. On Parkeren in Rotterdam you can immediately book a parking space at the Parking Kruisplein car park or the Parking Schouwburgplein car park.

Indoor parking (cash, pin or credit card)

1. Schouwburgplein car park

2. Groothandelsgebouw car park 
Next to Central Station. Although the walking distance is further, you don't have to go into the busy city centre.

3. Weena car park
Entrance via Karel Doormanstraat.

4. Plaza car park
Behind De Doelen. Entrance via Kruisstraat, which can be reached via Karel Doormanstraat and Kruisplein.

5. Stad Rotterdam car park
Two entrances via Weena and Kruiskade.

6. De Bijenkorf car park

7. Kruisplein car park

N.B.: if you park your car in one of the paid street parking spaces, you can pay with a mobile phone service. Everyone who has a mobile phone can use the service. However, you will need to register with one of the following providers: (Parkmobile, Park-line, Yellowbrick, SMSParking, ANWB ParkerenMyOrder).