The main airport of the Netherlands is the Amsterdam Airport, Schiphol.
All major airlines fly to Schiphol, including but not limited to Air France, British
Airways, Delta Air Lines, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Korean Air, Malaysia Airlines,
and United Airlines.
Schiphol has a direct train connection to
Eindhoven. The journey takes about 1.5 hours, with trains running up to four times
an hour, see below for trains. Due to this perfect connection and the fact that
Eindhoven central station is within walking distance of both the
conference hotels and the conference venue, for most cases flying to Amsterdam Airport is
recommended. For traveling back on Thursday, June 27, or later, there is no direct
train from Eindhoven to Schiphol due railway reconstruction; instead you can take the train
via Rotterdam, which still takes less than 2 hours to arrive at Schiphol.
Eindhoven has a small international airport, Eindhoven Airport,
with direct connections to more than thirty destinations in Europe, including
Budapest, Dublin, London, Milan, Rome, and Stockholm with such low cost carriers as
RyanAir and WizzAir.
Eindhoven airport is about a 15 minute drive from
the city centre. You can make this trip by bus or by taxi. Bus 401 runs to the city
centre every ten minutes from Monday to Friday, every fifteen minutes on Saturdays
and every half an hour on Sundays. Bus tickets can be bought via a ticket machine at the bus
Multiple Eindhoven taxi companies operate a service to the Eindhoven
Airport (about 25€), including the AATK taxis (++31-6-50625202), Airport Taxi
service (+31-6-38249525), Deeltaxi Eindhoven (+31-6-20626464), and Taxi Happy
international airport in the vicinity of Eindhoven is Brussels Airport, Zaventem.
Similarly to Schiphol, major airlines fly to Zaventem, including Air Canada, Air
France, and Lufthansa. Eindhoven can be reached from Zaventem by train within three
hours. Other airports
reachable from Eindhoven are such smaller airports as Maastricht Airport, Charleroi
Airport, Antwerp Airport, and Cologne/Bonn Airport, and such major airports as
Düsseldorf Airport and Frankfurt Main Airport. PIN taxi is specialized in
service to all the aforementioned airports and reachable at +31 611 48 38 28.
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 but also Paris, Berlin, and
The Eindhoven central station is within walking distance of both the
conference hotels and the conference venue. Taxis can be found at both exits of the
To plan your train trip inside the Netherlands, you can consult the planner
on the website of the Dutch railways (http://www.ns.nl/
) or on the public transport site http://www.9292ov.nl/
about international trains can also be found at http://www.nshispeed.nl/en
Eindhoven is easily
reachable from Brussels: the trip takes maximum three hours. Via Brussels, Eindhoven
is reachable from Paris, London, Lyon, Berlin, and Bonn. Information about Belgian
railways can be found on http://www.nmbs.be/.
Similarly, Eindhoven is
easily reachable from Germany: a trip from Frankfurt on Main takes less than four
hours. Information about travelling by train from Germany can be found at http://www.deutschebahn.com/site/bahn/en/start.html
Eindhoven is at the
junction of A2 and A67 motorways. 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.