Directions to VU Amsterdam
|De Boelelaan 1085|
To the campus
The VU Campus is situated in the southern part of Amsterdam, at a point
where motorways and public transport facilities converge. It can be easily
reached both by car and public transport: it is situated next to the A10
(the belt highway around Amsterdam) and can be reached in a 10 minutes'
walk from the railway station Amsterdam Zuid. The express tram takes 20
minutes to bring you from the VU Campus to the very centre of Amsterdam.
The international airport is only 10 kilometers away.
From Centraal Station
express tram 51 (16 minutes), in the underground station
tram 5 (25 minutes), on the station square
alight: at the tram stop VU
express tram 51 (direction Amstelveen, 1 stop), alight: at the tram stop VU
tram 5 (direction Amstelveen, 1 stop), alight: at the tram stop VU
It is a 10 minute walk to the VU from Station Zuid/WTC (recommended)
The A-10 Amsterdam ring road can be reached from all directions. Follow
the A-10 to the Zuid/Amstelveen exit S 108. Turn left at
the end of the sliproad onto Amstelveenseweg: after about three hundred
yards (at the VU Hospital building) turn left again onto De Boelelaan.
the turn right into van der Boechorststraat, then left into A.J.Ernststraat
where you can park your car.
The VU can be reached via city routes S 108 and S 109.
There are only paid parking lots around the VU campus.
The best chances to find available spaces are in A.J.Ernststraat
(see campus map.)
Travellers arriving at Schiphol can take the train to Station Zuid/
WTC (see 'Public transport: from Station
- (In the following we assume you have the
campus map handy.)
Once at the campus, you follow the red arrows from the tram station
(top left corner of the map) to the entrance 1085 as indicated.
- (You do NOT need to register with the door keeper.)
- Inside the building, you first get to the floor of the meeting room
(the first digit of the room number) and then to the corridor indicated by
the letter (the building is organized in alphabetical order). Then,
you get into the room. Example: your meeting is in F607. You get to
the 6th floor, walk to corridor F (follow the signs), and finally look
for room F607 in there.