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.

Travel grants

We offer a few travel and accommodation grants of up to 200 Euro each for people with limited funding at their home institution, be they graduate students, postdocs or faculty members. Only accepted speakers are eligible for travel grants. To apply for a grant, please send a short letter to tilps@uvt.nl by February 24th the latest, explaining your financial academic situation. Presentation of proofs of payment will be required for the reimbursement.

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’.

(Travel advice – Fastest journey by public transport)

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, the Tilburg University can be reached by taking bus number 4 (7 days a week). You need to get off at bus stop ‘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 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 wil be mentioned electonically en will be shown digitally.

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.