Practical Information

About Eindhoven

Eindhoven is bursting with energy. Eindhoven is almost synonymous to innovation, being the technological hotspot of the Netherlands. When you google Eindhoven, the first images you find are light bulbs. Over 125 years ago, Philips brought light to Eindhoven. The company transformed the city into a vibrant industrial success story. Nowadays, Eindhoven is a bustling city in transition, with a constant flow of new developments in the fields of creativity, innovation, technology, design and knowledge.

Eindhoven is also the design capital of the Netherlands and hot spot for sports in the Netherlands. Visit the city centre for some shopping and dining, wander through Eindhoven’s technological past and future at the Strijp-S site or explore one of the other exciting city districts.

Hotel rooms typically range between 70 and 125 euro per night.

Travelling to Eindhoven

By train

Eindhoven is easy to reach by train. The central station is the best stop for the simplest connection to the Natlab.

International railway lines, including high-speed trains Thalys and Eurostar, link the Netherlands and surrounding countries. Direct trains run between Utrecht/Rotterdam/Schiphol/Amsterdam and different cities in Belgium, France and Germany.
For more information please check the following websites.

Dutch railways:
International train traffic:

By car

Car: You can reach Natlab very easy via the A2 within a few minutes. Take care to take the external ring road, the N2, when reaching Eindhoven.

Coming from the north, take exit 30, pass the Evoluon and take the Cederlaan.

Coming from the south, take exit 31, follow signs Meerhoven and then Eindhoven. Follow the Noordbrabantlaan until you have reached the Evoluon. Take the Cederlaan.

It is possible to park close to the Natlab. P5 is the easiest option.

By plane

Eindhoven airport is the second biggest Airport in the Netherlands and serves many destinations via typically rather cheap flights. A public bus takes you within 20 minutes to the Eindhoven Central Station. Schiphol airport is connected via a direct train in 1h20 to Eindhoven Central Station.