Travelling to Nijmegen


How to get to Nijmegen by plane


Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

The largest airport in the Netherlands is Schiphol airport in Amsterdam. Trains run to Nijmegen every 15 minutes from the airport train terminal and the journey takes about 1.5 hours. Tickets are sold at the vending machines, or at the counters in the arrival hall.

Dusseldorf Weeze Airport
The closest airport to Nijmegen is located in Germany, only 40 minutes away from the centre of Nijmegen. Several budget airlines operate out of Dusseldorf Weeze Airport, with flights to over 50 destinations. Direct buses from Weeze Airport  to Nijmegen Central Station are available, costing approx. 18 EUR, but reservations need to be made in advance.

Eindhoven Airport
Eindhoven Airport (The Netherlands) is also close to the Nijmegen, located approximately 80 minutes from the city.




There are four train stations in Nijmegen, with the central train station located only a five minute walk from the conference venue, De Vereeniging. The central station is also ten minutes from the city centre.

In order to travel by train or bus, you need to buy an OV-chipkaart. For more information and to plan your trip by train to Nijmegen, visit


How to get to Nijmegen by train


How to get to Nijmegen by car


Nijmegen is also very accessible by car. From the west of the Netherlands you can take the A12 (Amsterdam/The Hague-Utrecht), from the north of the country the A50 leads through the area. From the south you can reach the region via the A2-A73 (Hasselt/Maastricht – Roermond), E34-A50 (Antwerpen/Eindhoven) and the A57 (Köln/Düsseldorf/Krefeld).


Nijmegen offers a professional and comprehensive bus network, connecting all towns and villages in the region. In order to travel by bus you need an OV-chipkaart. To plan your trip, please visit:


Public transport in Nijmegen


Travelling around Nijmegen by bicycle 


This is a popular way to get around the city and bicycles can be rented from the underground storage facility near the Central Station. For those travelling to the venue by bicycle - the nearest bicycle garage is located at Bisschop Hamerstraat. - For train travel to and from Nijmegen - For all public transport to and from Nijmegen - For up-to-date information on bus routes in Nijmegen (in Dutch only)


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