The University of Twente is situated in Enschede, in the east of the Netherlands. Amsterdam Schiphol International Airport is approximately 150km / 2 hours from Enschede and is served by a good variety of international carriers with destinations including Barcelona, Beijing, Dubai, Frankfurt, London, Los Angeles and New York.
The University of Twente is located on a campus between the towns of Enschede and Hengelo.
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University of Twente
Drienerlolaan 5, 7522 NB Enschede
Tel: +31-53 489 2364
The following car rental companies all operate out of Amsterdam Schiphol International Airport: Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, National and Sixt. From the A1 motorway, take the A35 motorway towards Enschede. Then take exit no.26 Enschede-West/Universiteit. Follow the signs “Universiteit”. There are a number of car parks on the university campus which are all free of charges.
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 directly 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 Drienerlo. 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 Drienerlo, then follow the bus instructions below.
To find train schedules, use the NS train journey planner
From Hengelo railway station take either bus 15 to Universiteit, or bus 8 or 9 to Enschede.
From Enschede railway station take either bus 1 to Universiteit or bus 9 to Hengelo.
From Enschede Drienerlo railway station take bus 1 to Universiteit.
For all public transport schedules, see http://9292.nl/en.
The weather in the Netherlands can be very changeable from day to day. The average temperature in May is 18°C.