Travel Information

Tilburg University is located in the southern part of the Netherlands. Its campus, designed with a compact architectural concept in mind, is set in gently undulating, park-like grounds on a forest edge. Tilburg University is easy to reach by:

  • Train
  • Car
  • Bus
  • Air

Train

Local Train
Visitors travelling by stop-train (from Eindhoven, Breda and ‘s-Hertogenbosch) can take the ‘Tilburg Universiteit’ NS train station which is just a few minutes walking from Tilburg University.

Intercity
Travellers on fast intercity trains need to get off the train at ‘Tilburg Centraal Station’ (downtown) and can reach Tilburg University from there by cab approximately € 15, bus (bus line 4), or a connecting stop-train to ‘Tilburg Universiteit’. Door-to-door journey planner (www.9292.nl). Journey planner NS (Dutch Railways) (www.ns.nl)

Car

From Schiphol Airport, Amsterdam (A4/A2)
Take the A4, direction Utrecht. The A4 will ultimately connect to the A2, which will take you all the way to ‘s-Hertogenbosch. Just beyond ‘s-Hertogenbosch take the A-58/E-312 to Breda which will take you to Tilburg. Take exit 11 (Goirle/Tilburg/Turnhout). At the traffic lights, take a left turn to Tilburg. At the next traffic lights, take a left turn to “Universiteit”. Follow the “Universiteit” signs all the way to the University. There is car park at the edge of the campus.

From Breda, Eindhoven and Den Bosch, (A58/E312)
Take exit number 11 (Centrum West). At the traffic lights, follow direction Tilburg. Keep left. At the next traffic lights, take a left turn to “Universiteit”. Follow the “Universiteit” sign all the way to the University. There’s a parking lot right at the entrance of the campus.

From Eindhoven Airport
Take the A2 motorway Eindhoven to Tilburg, and take the exit 11  (Centrum West). At the traffic lights, take a left turn to Tilburg. At the next traffic lights, take a left turn to “Universiteit”. Follow the “Universiteit” sign all the way to the University. There’s a parking lot right at the entrance of the campus.

From Brussels Airport
Take the E17 motorway to Antwerp. In Antwerp, take the motorway to Breda. From Breda, take the A58 to Tilburg, exit 11 (Centrum West). At the traffic lights, take a right turn to Tilburg. At the next traffic lights, take a left turn to “Universiteit”. Follow the “Universiteit” sign all the way to the University. There’s a parking lot right at the entrance of the campus.

Bus

From Central Station Tilburg to Tilburg University
From train station Tilburg, Tilburg University can be reached by taking bus number “4” (7 days a week, 2-3 times per hour). You need to get off at busstop ‘Universiteit van Tilburg’.

You can also take bus number 2, 3 and 131 to bus stop ‘Conservatoriumlaan’: from there on you need to walk westwards (towards a tall building) some 400 meters along the Professor Cobbenhagenlaan.

The campus can also be reached by bus from train station Tilburg Reeshof: bus ‘4 Elisabeth Zkh’. All names of the bus stops will be shown on a screen inside the bus and mentioned before each stop.

Air

Schiphol Airport
Amsterdam
When flying into Schiphol Airport you can reach Tilburg University by train (1 hour, 30 (or 35) minutes), by car (2 hours driving) or by air (KLM Cityhopper). The train station and rental car pick-ups are in the airport terminal. KLM Cityhopper flights to Eindhoven Airport (30 minutes by car from Tilburg University) connect 5 to 6 times a day.
More information about finding your way from Schiphol airport to tilburg University.

Eindhoven Airport
Regional, 30 minutes by car from Tilburg University
When flying into Eindhoven Airport you can reach Tilburg University by car, taxi, or by bus (to Eindhoven train station, and then by train to “Tilburg Universiteit”).

Rental car companies at Eindhoven airport are:

Brussels Airport
1.5 hours by car from Tilburg University
When flying into Brussels Airport, you can reach Tilburg University by car, taxi, or by train.