Arriving in Amsterdam

By plane

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is one of the busiest international airports in the world and is well connected with the rest of Europe and the rest of the world.

By train

Amsterdam Centraal is Amsterdam’s central station offering train connections to many domestic and international cities, including Brussels, Paris, Berlin and London. Local trains to the Amsterdam Schiphol Airport during the day depart every ten minutes.

By car

Amsterdam is also an accessible city by car, but travel times might vary significantly depending on the departure city. Information regarding parking in Amsterdam can be found here.

Getting around Amsterdam


Amsterdam is well known as one of the most bicycle-friendly cities with around 515km of dedicated cycle lanes. Getting on your bike is the easiest and most enjoyable way to get around Amsterdam. Hiring a bike is extremely easy, with many options available.

Public Transport

Travelling within Amsterdam by public transport is straightforward and convenient. There is an extensive public transport network that includes trains, trams, metro, buses and ferries. The public transport chip card, OV-chipkaart, as well as a variety of disposable one-hour or day cards, are available, which are valid  across the whole network.

Roeterseiland campus is located close to central Amsterdam and can be reached by both metro, with the closest metro station being Weesperplein station (300m), and by tram lines 7, 9, 10 and 14. Full information regarding the public transport’s network can be found at the GVB website.