Travel

Eindhoven is located in the south of the Netherlands and can be reached by air, rail, and road.

Planes

The main airport of the Netherlands is Schiphol near Amsterdam. All major airlines fly to Schiphol, for a current overview see www.schiphol.nl/Flightinfo/AirlinesAtSchiphol.htm

Schiphol has direct a train connection to Eindhoven. The journey takes about 1.5 hours, with trains running twice an hour. The Eindhoven central station is within walking distance of both conference hotels and the conference venue.Taxis can be found at both exits of the station.

Eindhoven itself has a small international airport Eindhoven Airport, with an increasing number of direct connections to destinations in Europe. See www.eindhovenairport.com/content/direct-flights for an up-to-date list of destinations.

The airport is about a 15 minute drive from the city centre. You can make this trip by bus or by taxi. The airport website offers information on the bus connection at www.eindhovenairport.com/content/public-transport, and the possibility to make reservations for a taxi at www.eindhovenairport.com/content/taxi. Bus tickets can be bought in the bus from the driver, or at the AKO-shop (news agent) in the arrivals hall of Eindhoven Airport (opening hours: Mon-Fri 07.00 21.00; Sat 07.00 14.30; Sun 09.00 -20.30).

Trains

Eindhoven is part of the intercity network of the Dutch railways and has direct rail connections with Amsterdam, Den Haag, Rotterdam, Utrecht, Heerlen and Maastricht, for example.

To plan your train trip inside the Netherlands, you can consult the planner on the website of the Dutch railways (NS) www.ns.nl or on the site www.9292ov.nl. For international train connections you can check www.nshispeed.nl or the site of the Deutsche Bahn www.db.de.

Automobiles

Eindhoven is situated at the junction of A2 and A67 motorways, see the TU/e website for a map and directions. From all motorways to and around Eindhoven (A2, A58, A67 en A270) follow the road signs with 'Centrum' until 'Universiteit' is indicated. There is sufficient parking space on campus.

Directions to the Auditorium

The Technische Universiteit Eindhoven campus is situated in the centre of Eindhoven. The venue, the Auditorium building, is marked "AUD" on the campus map.