Public transport The city of Groningen has a direct railway connection with Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, the travel time is 2.5 hours every 30 minutes and vice versa. For a personal itinerary please check www.ns.nl, also check the website www.schiphol.nl/Travellers.
Several local busses depart from the railway station to the University Medical Center Groningen. Plan your bus on the website for public transport. Taxis can be found in front of the railway station.
By car When approaching the city of Groningen by car, please follow the signs which indicate UMCG. Parking facilities are available in the garage P-Noord, entrance Vrydemalaan and garage P-Boterdiep, also entrance at the Vrydemalaan (both paid parking).
By plane The Main Airport in the Netherlands is: Schiphol Amsterdam Airport, located in Amsterdam. Distance from Schiphol to Groningen is about 200 km. Groningen Airport Eelde is a small airport near Groningen and has several direct flight connections in Europe. Check www.groningenairport.nl for more information. Check your travel agency or visit www.expedia.nl.
Groningen is a small city, so most locations to and from this conference are within walking distance. The Main Railway Station (Groningen) is situated at about 20 minutes walking distance from the UMCG (see map below).