Travel Information

Transportation to the University of Twente

By Car:
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.

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By Plane:
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 Drienerlo. This station is located at walking distance of the University of Twente main entrance (about 1 km).

By Train:
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


By Bus:
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


The weather in the Netherlands can be very changeable from day to day, and the character of each season may vary from one year to another. The average temperature in October is 10°C.