Enschede is the largest city of the Twente region and also of the Overijssel province. Enschede is one of the greenest Dutch towns and is the centre of culture, education and high-tech industries in the eastern Netherlands.

By air

Schiphol airport

Schiphol Airport is the largest airport in the Netherlands. From Schiphol airport, there are two trains per hour to Enschede. 


Eindhoven airport

There are several low-cost operators flying to Eindhoven airport, including Ryanair and Wizzair. From Eindhoven airport, there are regular busses to Eindhoven.  For how to get from Eindhoven to Enschede, click here. 


Rotterdam airport

From Rotterdam airport, you need to take public transport to the train station.


Airport Brussel Charleroi

From Brussel Charleroi, you can take the train to Enschede Drienerlo. We advise you to plan your journey at the website of Deutsche Bahn.

Airport Münster/Osnabrück

There is a direct train from trainstation Münster (Westf) Hauptbahnhof to Enschede central station.


Weeze Airport

Although there are a lot of low-cost airlines flying on Weeze, we discourage arriving at Weeze, because this airport is difficult to reach by public transport. If you do decide to fly to Weeze, we advise you to take a bus to Nijmegen or Arnhem and take the train from there.


Düsseldorf international airport

Düsseldorf airport has a train station. You can plan your trip from Düsseldorf Flughafen to Enschede Drienerlo on the website of Deutsche Bahn.


By train


Enschede is easily accessible by train from all major Dutch cities. The journey time from Amsterdam is approximately two hours. For direct trains from the Schiphol Airport to Enschede, click here.

An excellent (train only) travel planner is available at Nationale Spoorwegen.

From Germany, direct trains (ending in Enschede) are available from Gronau, Dortmund, and Münster. From Münster, it takes 1 hr 20 min by hourly regional train to Enschede. To reach Enschede from Berlin, a stopover is available in Hengelo (a small city about 10 minutes by train from Enschede). Further guidance is available at Die Bahn.


By car


There is a large parking lot underneath the market square in the center of the city, the H.J. van Heekplein, which provides approximately 2000 parking spaces for visitors arriving by car.  Alternatively, there is a cheaper park and ride solution available at the expanded P+R Zuiderval. Frequent buses travel from here directly to the city center (approximately 5 minutes by bus). This is especially useful if you are arriving in Enschede via the highway, as the lot is just off the highway exit.


There are also free parking spots in and around the conference venue (OntmoetingsKerk).

For further information  click  here