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How to reach Eindhoven?

Eindhoven is located in the south of the Netherlands and thus in the center of Europe. Intercontinental travelers can easily reach Eindhoven by plane via Amsterdam (Netherlands) or Brussels (Belgium). European travelers can also directly travel to Eindhoven via Eindhoven airport or by train from neighboring countries.

Via Amsterdam

The easiest way for international travelers to come to Eindhoven is via Amsterdam Airport. The airport is one of the biggest European airports and is connected with more than 300 international destinations.

Every 30 minutes, there is a direct train connecting Amsterdam airport and Eindhoven. Travel time for this connection is approximately 90 minutes; connections can be found here.

Via Brussels

International travelers can reach Eindhoven also via Brussels airport. There is a train connecting Brussels airport and Eindhoven with one change at Breda railway station; travel time is approximately 2 hours.

Via Eindhoven Airport

Eindhoven can also be reached directly via its international airport. The airport offers non-daily connections to 75 mostly European destinations such as London, Rome, and Madrid. Central Eindhoven can be reached from the airport by bus in less than 30 minutes.

Via Train

Although there is no direct international train connection to Eindhoven, Eindhoven can be reached within less than 90 minutes by train from most of the Dutch cities with international connections such as Rotterdam, Breda, Maastricht, Venlo, Arnhem, or Utrecht. These cities can be reached from Belgium, England, France, and Germany.


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Getting Around

From the city center, the conference venue and restaurants/bars are within walking distance. If you want to use taxi services, you can book a ride, for example, with Taxicentrale Eindhoven.

There are also lots of bus lines that are operated in Eindhoven. Many of these lines serve the main station or nearby bus stops from which you can reach the conference venue within a less than 10 minutes walk. The bus lines are operated by Hermes and tickets can be bought directly from the bus driver. Buses only accept payment by debit or credit card (MasterCard, Visa, or American Express).

Dining & Night Life

The lively city center of Eindhoven offers many possibilities for lunch, dinner, and night life. Many restaurants for different types of budgets can be found next to the market place (Markt). There you can also find many bars, in particular in the road Stratumseind. Many cafes and restaurants offering international (street) food can be found in Kruisstraat; high quality restaurants can be found, for example, in the roads Kleine Berg and Grote Berg.