Travel Info

By plane
There are several options to travel to Eindhoven by plane (and eventually partly by train): The major international airport in The Netherlands is Amsterdam Airport, also named Schiphol Airport. If you arrive at Schiphol Airport, the most frequently used way to travel to Eindhoven is to take the intercity train. Travelling time about one-and-a-half hour.
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Near the city of Eindhoven, a comparatively small, but international airport is located, named Eindhoven Airport, alternatively named Welschap ( There is a regular plane connection between Schiphol Airport and Eindhoven Airport. Additionally, Eindhoven Airport has plane connections to a number of larger European Airports like London-Stansted, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Paris, Zürich. Although there is a bus connection, the easiest way to reach the downtown area of Eindhoven from Eindhoven Airport is to take a taxi.

By train
Eindhoven is on the Intercity train network: "North-South": Amsterdam-Utrecht-Eindhoven and "West-South/East": The Hague-Rotterdam-Breda-Tilburg-Eindhoven-Venlo-Koln (Cologne)". The main railway station in Eindhoven is located in the city center, see maps on the Conference Location and Accommodation pages of this website. The majority of the hotels is on walking distance from the main railway station. The University buildings are at a ten minutes walk from the north exit from the railway station.

By car
Coming from the North, take the A2 highway to Eindhoven and follow the direction "Eindhoven Centrum".
Coming from the East, take the A67 highway from Venlo to Eindhoven and follow the direction "Eindhoven Centrum".
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Local information

Eindhoven (and its region) is known as key area of the Dutch High Tech Industry, including the Dutch automotive industry that consists of over 200 companies. A range of Dutch automotive companies belong to the world top ranking companies.

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