Travel to Utrecht
Utrecht is the beating heart of the Netherlands. A city with an unparalleled vitality. A medieval city centre small enough to explore on foot, and large enough to enjoy modern architecture, trendy shops and interesting museums.
If you stroll between the lively docks of the historical Oudegracht and the city centre, you come across countless national monuments and world heritage. And if you jump on a rental bike, you'll be at impressive citadels, forts and castles within a half hour. You can already explore Utrecht here: www.visit-utrecht.com.
The city of Utrecht is easy to reach. Amsterdam has a major airport and Eindhoven and Rotterdam have smaller airports that cater for cheap flights by airlines like Ryan Air. Trains to Utrecht go directly from all three cities. Utrecht Central Station is located in the very heart of the city.
From Amsterdam (NL)
Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, a major international airport, is a direct half-hour train journey away.
From Eindhoven (NL)
After taking the airport shuttle to Eindhoven Central Station, it is a direct 50-minute train journey to Utrecht.
From Rotterdam (NL)
After taking the airport shuttle to Rotterdam Central Station, it is a direct 40-minute train journey to Utrecht.
From Brussels (B) and Cologne (D)
Brussels and Cologne are just over 2 hours away by train.
Utrecht is also well placed on the national motorway network (A2).
Taxis in Utrecht can be called on +31.30.2300400 / see also: www.utc.nl
Rates within the city are € 12.50 max.
Local buses run throughout the day from 05.30 am to 01.00 am at night