Travel and transport


ACCESSIBILITY

Located in the west of the Netherlands, The Hague is easily accessible by air, train or road. Rotterdam is less than 30 kilomteres from The Hague and Amsterdam approximately 60 kilometres. Major cities close to The Hague include Brussels, London and Paris, and there are trains to all major destinations.

Transport to The Hague

By air

The international airports of Amsterdam and Rotterdam.

The Hague are just short distances away from The Hague. Amsterdam Airport Schiphol can be reached by car in approximately 30 minutes and by public transport in about 45 minutes. A total of around 150 European airports and more than 100 intercontinental airports operate direct connections to Amsterdam, with more than 3,500 flights a week. For more information on the destinations that can be reached from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, please visit www.schiphol.nl

For business travellers visiting The Hague from abroad, flying to Rotterdam-The Hague Airport is another convenient option, with the airport located only around 20 minutes from the city by car and approximately 45 minutes by public transport. The fast check-in and check-out procedures enable travellers to save time. The airport operates scheduled services to and from a wide range of European destinations. For more information on the destinations that can be reached from Rotterdam The Hague Airport, please visit www.rotterdamthehagueairport.nl

By train

The Hague has two international and well-equipped train stations. Trains from Hollands Spoor Station leave for Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Belgium and France. Trains for Utrecht and Germany leave from Den Haag Centraal – the Dutch name for The Hague Central Station. Both train stations operate a direct service to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.

To plan your journey in advance, you can use 9292. As well as train times, it provides the platform number the train will leave from.

For tickets, please visit the self-service ticket machines or ticket office at Schiphol Airport. You may wish to buy an ov-chipkaart, which can be loaded with funds and then used on trains, trams and buses throughout the Netherlands.

From The Hague Central Station (CS) take tram no. 16 to World Forum. You get off at the Statenplein stop (5 minutes' walk).

From The Hague Hollands Spoor (HS) take tram no. 16 (get off at the Statenplein stop, 5 minutes' walk) or take tram no. 1. (get off at the World Forum stop).

By car

From Utrecht / Amsterdam

Take the A12 towards The Hague. The A12 becomes the Utrechtsebaan; follow this road until the end. Turn left at the traffic lights. Now you are on the Zuid Hollandlaan. At the end, turn right at the traffic lights. You are now on the Koningskade, which becomes the Raamweg. Drive under the viaduct, and immediately go right around the bend onto the Hubertus Viaduct. You are now on the Prof. B.M. Teldersweg and this becomes the Johan de Wittlaan. Follow the signs for the World Forum and park in one of the underground car parks.

From Amsterdam / Leiden

Take the A44 towards Den Haag N44. Just behind the city of Wassenaar, take exit Den Haag/Scheveningen N14. As you follow this road, you enter the Hubertus tunnel. Continue straight on when you exit the tunnel and follow the Prof. B.M. Teldersweg. This road becomes the Johan de Wittlaan. Follow the signs for the World Forum and park in one of the underground car parks.

From Rotterdam

From the A13 you follow the signs towards 'Amsterdam' (=A4) on the roundabout Ypenburg. At the Prins Clausplein follow signs for 'Den Haag/Voorburg'. You drive over the viaduct and follow the signs for The Hague. You are now on the Utrechtsebaan. The route description from now on is as above.

Getting around in The Hague

Once you're in The Hague, we recommend hiring a bike to get around... it's the Dutch way!

Walking

Getting about by foot is easy. The entire city, from the centre all the way to the beach, can be traversed in under an hour. Over one third of the city is covered with greenery: forests and parks as well as some 70,000 roadside trees. It's a great setting for getting around by foot and grabbing some fresh air.

Public transport

The Hague boasts an excellent public transport system. Over 30 bus and tram lines will quickly and safely take you to your destinations in and around The Hague. There's also a night bus, so you can get home safely after a night out.

To plan your journey, you can use 9292. As well as train times, it provides the platform number the train will leave from.

For tickets, please visit the self-service ticket machines or ticket offices. You may wish to buy an ov-chipkaart, which can be loaded with funds and then used on trains, trams and buses throughout the Netherlands.

Taxis

Special night rates do not apply in The Hague. It is often possible to hail a taxi in the street, but you can also find special taxi stands at the train stations and various points throughout the city. You can reliably order a taxi by telephone too.

If you want to rent a taxi we refer you the company Noordzee Services:

Noordzeeservices

Frijdastraat 47

2288 EZ  Rijswijk

Tel.  +31 (0)70 3589999

Fax. +31 (0)70 3588727

www.noordzeeservices.nl

 

Price for a car:                               Sedan (4 persons)       Bus (max 7 personen)

Schiphol –Den Haag                       € 72,50                       € 85,-

Den Haag – Schiphol                      € 72,50                       € 85,-

CS Den Haag – World forum          € 15,00                        € 25,-

You can make reservations online

You can pay at the taxi with pin or creditcard.

When you make the reservation please mention the name: EMDR EUROPE.

 


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