Wageningen University & Research
6708 PB Wageningen, Nederland
Building Address on Campus: Aurora Building
Fifth Polder 1, Building 127
6708 WC Wageningen
Flying into Amsterdam
Most international travelers on their way to Wageningen arrive into the Netherlands via the Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport (AMS). From there, train is the easiest and most convenient mode of transportation for reaching Wageningen. For those desiring to drive from Schiphol, Wageningen can be easily reached by car as well.
Via Train From Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport:
After passing through customs and exchanging money (if applicable), follow the signs reading “To The Trains” from the Schiphol Arrival Hall to the Railway Station. Once at the station, tickets can be purchased to the Ede-Wageningen train station at the Service Desk or ticket vending machines. Trains from Schiphol to Ede-Wageningen depart every 30 minutes, and the total travel time is just over one hour. The train ticket costs approximately €17.
It may be helpful to purchase an OV-chipkart, which you can load before travel. Learn more about the OV-chipkart system online.
Please note, you may need to change trains at the Utrecht Station. If you do, your second train will be in the direction of Arnhem/Nijmegen.
Once at the Ede-Wageningen Train Station:
From Ede-Wageningen Station, you can either take a taxi or a bus to the Wageningen International Congress Centre. Be aware, taxis do tend to be quite expensive! The average bus ride costs approximately €3.
Directions for taking the Bus:
From the Ede-Wageningen Train Station, take either:
- the Keolis RRReis 86 from platform E to the bus stop “Busstation Wageningen.” The ride takes about 20 minutes.
- or the Keolis comfortRRReis C3 from platform H to the bus stop “Haagsteeg.” The ride takes about 25 minutes.
From the Wageningen or Haagsteeg bus station, most hotels are an easy five to 10-minute walk.
Getting to the Aurora Building on Campus (from your hotel)
Most hotels in Wageningen are about a 30-minute walk or 10-minute bike ride from Wageningen University & Research (WUR). If you choose to walk or bike from downtown Wageningen, you can take the street, Rooseveltweg, north until you reach the WUR campus or you can explore different streets of Wageningen until you reach WUR. Some hotels have bike rentals available or you can rent bikes in downtown Wageningen.
If you would rather take public transportation, you will walk to the Wageningen Bus Station in downtown Wageningen. Here, you will catch the C3 bus toward Ede-Wageningen. If you take the C3 bus via University and Research, you will exit at Mondriaanlaan stop. If you take the C3 bus via Hoevestein, you will exit at Dijkgraaf.
Once on campus, finding the Aurora or the Orion Building will be easy. Buildings are clearly marked with their names, and can be found on maps located throughout campus.