General information

General information

The University Hall, located in the central Dom Square, is the heart and public face of Utrecht University. Students graduate here and defend their PhD theses, while professors deliver their inaugural lectures. It is a place of debate, lectures and conferences. Annually, the University Hall attracts some 100,000 to 200,000 visitors.

Adress: Domplein 29, 3512 JE Utrecht

How to get to Utrecht

The nearest airport to the city of Utrecht is Schiphol Amsterdam Airport. From Schiphol Amsterdam Airport, there is a direct Intercity Service to Utrecht by train every 15-30 min (travelling time about 30 min.). Nearest alternative options, though requiring additional travelling by public transport, are Eindhoven Airport (Eindhoven Airport – Utrecht approx. 2-2.5 hours) and Rotterdam Airport (Rotterdam The Hague Airport – Utrecht approx. 1.5-2 hours).

Travelling options to Utrecht from nearest airports:

Schiphol Amsterdam Airport:
Train: Intercity Service from Amsterdam airport to Utrecht Central Station (Utrecht Centraal)
Taxi transfer to/from Schiphol Airport will cost you about € 55 – 70.

Eindhoven Airport:
Bus 401 Eindhoven Airport > Eindhoven railway station
Train Eindhoven railway station > Utrecht Central Station (Utrecht Centraal)

Rotterdam The Hague Airport:
Bus 33 Rotterdam The Hague Airport > Rotterdam Central Station (Rotterdam Centraal)
Train Rotterdam Centraal Station > Utrecht Central Station (Utrecht Centraal)

Planning your journey:

You can plan your public transport journey ahead using the following websites:
– train connections: http://www.ns.nl/en/travellers/home
– all public transport (incl. train connections): http://9292.nl/en

Due to large infrastructural works around Utrecht, the large number of one-way-streets, and high parking fees, we strongly recommend visitors not to visit the Centre of Utrecht by car.