How to get there?
Amsterdam Schiphol International Airport is approximately two hours from The University of Twente. More information about the air carriers and up to date timetables are available on the airport website.
There are direct intercity trains from Schiphol that go straight to Enschede and Hengelo. The journey takes approximately two hours and costs €22 one-way. An alternative option is to switch trains in Hengelo and travel further with a regional train to station Enschede Drienerlo. This station is located within walking distance of the main entrance of the university. Timetables and prices are available on the NS website.
From Enschede train station take either bus 1 to Universiteit or bus 9 to Hengelo. From Hengelo train station take either bus 15 to Universiteit or bus 9 to Enschede. From Enschede Drienerlo train station take bus 1 to Universiteit. There are several bus stops on the campus.
Taxis are available to hire from outside both Enschede and Hengelo train stations. The university is a 10 minute drive and will cost approximately €15 one-way.
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.