Alphen aan den Rijn has 100,000 inhabitants. The municipality consists of the villages: Aarlanderveen, Alphen aan den Rijn, Benthuizen, Boskoop, Hazerswoude-Dorp, Hazerswoude-Rijndijk, Koudekerk aan den Rijn, Zwammerdam and Groenendijk.
The municipality of Alphen aan den Rijn is located in the middle of the Groene Hart and is connected by train to Woerden, Leiden and Gouda. Various buses leave from the station to The Hague, Leiden, Schipholn and Uithoorn. Within the municipality there are four bus lines that connect the neighborhoods with the NS station. For detailed information, visit www.arriva.nl
Do you like cycling? There are several cycle routes that connect the municipality with the other centers and the Groene Hart.