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How to get to the University of Twente

Free pick-up service: HENGELO- CAMPUS (uNIVERSITY OF TWENTE)

We have great news for you! There is a free pick- up service with a shuttle bus which brings you from Hengelo train station to the campus of the University of Twente, where CuriousU takes place. Below you can find the ways to reach Hengelo from the different possible airports where you could fly to.

From the airport to the university of twente

Schiphol Airport Amsterdam - Hengelo 

By train

Schiphol train station can be found just below the airport. You can buy your train tickets or an OV-chipkaart in the yellow ticket machines, near the platforms at Schiphol Plaza. Trains depart for Schiphol airport to Hengelo every 30 minutes. You can buy an one way ticket ("enkele reis") to Hengelo (€ 23,10). And do not forget to always ask someone for help or directions at the information points. Netherlands is the second best English speaking country in Europe after UK of course! In order to plan your journey and check the timetables please visit: www.ns.nl/en. If you are travelling with a group, group tickets are available for group 4 -7 people (from € 7,50 per person/one way) please check https://www.ns.nl/producten/en/meest-gekocht/p/groepsticket-daluren for more information and for booking.

Eindhoven Airport- Hengelo

By train

As soon as you arrive at Eindhoven airport, you can find the city bus just outside the airport. You can take numbers 400 or 401 so as to reach the Eindhoven train station and from there come to Hengelo. The bus ride Eindhoven airport- Eindhoven train station takes about 20 minutes. You can buy your ticket in the bus from the bus driver. As soon as you reach the Eindhoven train station, you can buy again train tickets from the yellow machines. One-way ticket to Hengelo (€ 24,06). The train from Eindhoven airport to Hengelo departs every 10 or 20 minutes. The travel duration is about 2.5 hours. In order to plan your journey and check the timetables please visit: www.ns.nl/en. If you are travelling with a group, group tickets are available for group 4 -7 people (from € 7,50 per person/one way) please check https://www.ns.nl/producten/en/meest-gekocht/p/groepsticket-daluren for more information and for booking.

More information on where our campus is located can be found here.

NOTE: For booking the group tickets online you do need a dutch bank account and we are here for this! During the summer school, you can book and print the tickets that you use during CuriousU after asking for it at the reception of the main festival tent!