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Meeting 18 & 19 May: Hotel & travel information 20

Traveling from Airport Schiphol to Leeuwarden central station


Schiphol station is situated directly below the airport. Via Schiphol Plaza, you can walk straight to the departure or arrival hall.

Train tickets

You can travel on NS (the Dutch Railways) with either a single-use chipcard or an OV-chipkaart. Both are available from the yellow ticket machines with the blue overhead sign reading ‘traintickets’. You can use these Chipcards for all the public transport (bus, train, metro) in the Netherlands. 

The ticket machines are located near the platforms at Schiphol Plaza.


Tickets are also available from the Ticket- and Service desks, which are situated close to the red/white-checked cube at Schiphol Plaza. 


Train tickets

Staff at the Ticket- and Service desks will also be able to provide you with train departure information and general information on travelling by train in Holland.The journey planner on the NS website www.ns.nl/en will provide you with information on the fastest and shortest route between your home address and Schiphol. It also contains the latest travel information, including details of temporary timetable changes.


The train to Leeuwarden central station leaves twice an hour. one directly and the other with a one change 


You travel by checking in and out at the train station before and after your journey.

For more information please check the NS website: www.ns.nl/en.




Stenden Hotel,


Stenden Hotel is a 4-star hotel situated at the NHL/Stenden University Campus ( 1 minute to the conference room)  and offers free parking and easy acces by public transport. From the hotel to the city centre it is a 15 minute walk.


Average Price for 1 night: €80,-


How to get there:

From  Leeuwarden central station you can take bus number 612





Post Plaza

Post-Plaza Hotel & Grand is located in the old Post Office and surrounded by small streets, canals and attractive shopping streets. From the hotel to the university it is a 15-minute walk.


Average price for 1 night: €80,- 


How to get there: 

From Leeuwarden central station it is a 10-minute walk. 

You can also take bus number 603 to Friese poort, stop: Blokhuispoort, 




Hampshire Hotel - Oranje Leeuwarden 


Hampshire Hotel – Oranje Leeuwarden is very centrally situated, close to Leeuwarden’s historic city centre and directly oppposite the Leeuwarder central station.

From the hotel to the university campus it is a 30-minute walk or you can take bus number 612 


Average price for 1 night: €55,-




Nice places to eat: 

De Walrus


Grand cafe Post-Plaza




Things to see/do



Fries museum