The University of Twente is located in the east of the Netherlands between the cities of Enschede and Hengelo.

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From the A1 motorway, take the A35 motorway towards Enschede. Then take exit no.26 Enschede-West/Universiteit.Follow the signs Universiteit. If you use a navigation system, navigate to Drienerlolaan 5 in Enschede, Netherlands. 

From Germany

If you are travelling from Germany by car:

  • Option 1: From the German A30, cross the border and follow the motorway (Dutch A1). Take the A35 motorway towards Enschede.
  • Option 2: From the German A31, follow the signs to Enschede. After crossing the border, stay on N35/A35.

Then on A35, take exit no.26 Enschede-West/Universiteit. Follow the signs Universiteit. If you use a navigation system, navigate to Drienerlolaan 5 in Enschede, Netherlands. 

BY PLANE to Schiphol (AMS)

If you come by plane, usually you fly into Schiphol, the largest airport in the Netherlands, close to Amsterdam. There is an intercity train from Schiphol that goes straight to Enschede Central Station. The trip from Schiphol to Enschede takes about two hours. When you arrive at the train station in Enschede, take bus line 1 to 'Universiteit Twente'. There are several bus stops on the campus. (Second option: Switch trains in Hengelo and travel further with a regional train to station Enschede Kennispark. This station is located at walking distance of the University of Twente main entrance (about 1 km).


Take a train to Hengelo, Enschede or Enschede Kennispark. After that, follow the bus instructions below.
NS train journey planner.

From Germany

Enschede has a German station connecting Enschede with Coesfeld, Münster and Dortmund. If you take one of these trains, follow the bus instructions below from Enschede to the UT.

If you take the InterCity from Berlin to Amsterdam, your train will stop in Hengelo. From Hengelo, follow the bus instructions below.


From Hengelo railway station take either bus 15 to Universiteit or bus 9 to Enschede (busses 17, 18, and 19 also pass the University).
From Enschede railway station take either bus 1 to Universiteit or bus 9 to Hengelo
From Enschede Kennispark railway station take bus 1 to Universiteit.


UPark Hotel Campus University of Twente

This hotel is located on the University of Twente campus, where the vibrancy of UT gives way to the tranquility of nature. A superb location, with the bustling city life of Enschede and Hengelo just a few minutes away. The conference is also be held here.

Intercity Hotel Enschede, city centre Enschede (near train station)

IntercityHotel Enschede is located in the center of Enschede close to theaters, cinemas and restaurants. The train station is located approx. 350 m away, the market place and the Grote Kerk are about 7 minutes' walk away. Roombeek cultuurpark, about 12-minutes' walk from the hotel, beautifully combines culture and nature.

Fletcher Hotel-Restaurant De Broeierd-Enschede

Fletcher Hotel-Restaurant De Broeierd-Enschede is located on the outskirts of the lively city of Enschede. The hotel was built in 1831 in authentic Saxon style and boasts a rich history that is still palpable to this day. The hotel is situated near gorgeous nature reserves, the University of Twente and the home stadium of FC Twente.