Parking

Visitors and guests can park at Utrecht Science Park (USP), subject to a daily or hourly charge. There are several parking options.

P+R Utrecht Science Park

P+R Utrecht Science Park can be reached directly from the motorway (A28) and offers ample capacity. From here, it is easy to reach your final destination at Utrecht Science Park. For example, bus 28 leaves every seven minutes during rush hour, or you can rent a public transport bike, a USP campus bike or a Donkey Bike. Tram 22 will soon travel to and from P+R Utrecht Science Park sixteen times an hour.

If you would like to know more about P+R Utrecht Science Park, have a look at the Goedopweg website.

Charges

A parking card for a full day costs €5 and includes public transport in the city of Utrecht (for a maximum of five persons). A full day of parking without public transport costs €4.84.

If you would like to make use of public transport, the charge must be paid on acquiring the parking card in order to activate this option. P+R Utrecht Science Park is an attractive option for visitors to the city centre, as parking charges here are lower than in the centre.

Utrecht University employees

The intranet (which can be accessed with your Solis ID) has more information on parking at P+R Utrecht Science Park for Utrecht University employees.

Other parking options

There is also the option of parking in the area near Utrecht University, HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht and University Medical Center Utrecht. Keep in mind that many employees of Utrecht University, HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht park in this area, causing some car parks to fill up early. All other parking options are listed below:
 

  • Multi-storey car park Zuid UMC Utrecht (capacity: 1,727)
  • Car park Budapestlaan (capacity: 135)
  • Multi-storey car park Cambridgelaan (capacity: 504) (terms and conditions)
  • Car park Leuvenlaan (capacity: 113)
  • Car park Padualaan (capacity: 419)
  • Car park Sorbonnelaan (capacity: 613)
  • Car park WKZ (capacity: 271)
  • Car park Uppsalalaan (capacity: 125)
  • Veterinary Medicine clinics car park for patients' owners
    (Parking is free for patients' owners; when leaving, make sure to have the parking card you received from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine on entering the car park scanned.)

Charges

You can park at University Medical Center Utrecht for a charge of €1.80 per hour (€0.30 per ten minutes). The maximum daily charge is €18 (including if you lose the parking card). Parking for under 30 minutes is free. The charges apply seven days a week, 24 hours a day. A week card may be purchased for €30.

The charge at the other university car parks is €0.90 per 30 minutes from 7:00–8:00, Monday–Friday. Parking for under 30 minutes is free. For longer stays, the first 30 minutes will also be charged. The maximum daily charge is €18 (including if you lose the parking card).

Utrecht University employees

The intranet (which can be accessed with your Solis ID) has more information on parking at Utrecht Science Park for Utrecht University employees.

Disabled parking

Most Utrecht Science Park buildings have general disabled parking spaces at a short distance from the entrance. These parking spaces are reserved for the use of drivers who have a European disabled parking permit.

Permit holder parking

Utrecht Science Park also has car parks for the exclusive use of permit holders. Visitors may not park here, and cars parked without a permit risk being clamped.
 

  • Car park Princetonplein (only for TNO/Deltares permit holders)
  • Car park Sorbonnelaan Noord (only for SRON permit holders)
  • Car park Cambridgelaan student housing complex (only for residents)
  • Multi-storey car park Noord UMC Utrecht (only for UMC and CMH employees)
Resident parking

Residents of the Cambridgelaan student housing complex may use the parking spaces near this complex. Parking here requires a permit. For information about this, please contact the housing complex management or student accommodation provider SSH Utrecht. In addition, residents of all complexes can make use of the general parking facilities at Utrecht Science Park subject to the same conditions as visitors.

Sanctions

FSC Security and University Medical Center Utrecht use wheel clamps to combat parking infringements. Clamps are removed on payment of a fixed penalty of €50.

Exit tickets

Exit tickets are available from a number of registered organisations and companies at Utrecht Science Park. Please contact the relevant organisation to receive an exit ticket.