Travelling by train from Schiphol airport to Tilburg University

Find your way travelling by train from Schiphol airport (Amsterdam) to Tilburg University.

How to buy a train ticket?

Once you have claimed your baggage, and have cleared customs, go to the Central Hall (this is just outside the main arrival areas - follow the signs "to trains"). Here you will find ticket counters for the trains. They are clearly marked. Purchase a ticket. Your destination will be Tilburg Universiteit.

From the ticket counter, proceed to the train departure area (underground - follow the signs "to trains"). The trains leave from platform 1; in the Central Hall you will also find an electronic board giving an overview of all trains leaving in the next few hours. Above each platform is an electronic board, which lists the destination of the train and all places in between where it stops. Please check this board before boarding the train!

Practical information

Traveling time From Schiphol to Tilburg Central - 1 hr 30 mins; From Schiphol to Tilburg Universiteit - 1 hr 35 mins
Costs Single 2nd class - about €18.30 (OV-chip card) or €19.30 (disposable ticket), more information on OV-chip card
Departure Trains depart Schiphol every 1/2 hour, at 15 minutes over the hours and 45 minutes over the hour.
Platform At Schiphol go to platform 1, take the train going in the direction Utrecht Centraal

One stopover in 's-Hertogenbosch

*Note: The city of 's-Hertogenbosch is also known as Den Bosch. Reference to one is reference to the other.

Change at Den Bosch for the Breda train. Get out at Tilburg Central or, one stop later, at Tilburg Universiteit. You have arrived!

Arrival at Tilburg University The university is about 7 minutes walk from the station 'Universiteit Tilburg' and is very easy to find. in case you carry heavy luggage, we advise you to get off at Tilburg Central and take a taxi.

Alternative route

An alternative route is travelling to Breda from Schiphol by the Intercity Direct and travel to Tilburg Universiteit form Breda. This Intercity Direct has a supplement of €2.30.