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Kinderdijk from The Hague

We are staying at The Hague and want to spend the day at Kinderdijk. We are hoping to do so on a Sunday in March. What is the best way to get there via train? Are we able to walk to the windmills? Any information would be appreciated! Thank you!

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I find the easiest way is to take the train to Dordrecht and from there the bus to Kinderdijk (the bus station is a 2-min walk from the railway station). The public transport planner 9292 will show you the schedules of train and bus (select »Kinderdijk Molens« as destination). Be sure to have a working bank card to pay for the bus. They probably don't accept cash.
On the way back you shouldn't forget to have a look at Dordrecht: a most attractive historical city.
There is no need to buy an entry ticket for Kinderdijk: the area is a public walking and cycling zone. Here is a zoomable map of the area, with the dotted lines foot and cycle paths. The blue squares near the river are the bus stops.

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Take a train to Rotterdam. Exit the train station through a door to the left to the tram platform and get a #7 tram to to it's end at the riverfront. Get on the waterbus to go to Kinderdijk, very easy. They took cash and OV Chipkaarts on the waterbus.

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In March the Waterbus service doesn't go directly to Kinderdijk, but implies a change to another ferry at Ridderkerk. Very well doable, but not the easiest way.