Schiphol Arrivals to Schiphol (train station).
During your wait for your luggage it is already possible to buy a train
ticket to Ede-Wageningen using the ticket vending machines.
to 'practice' using the machines. Small tip: pressing the English flag
in the bottom of the screen makes it a lot easier. Also pay attention to
which class of ticket you book. Some of the ticketing machines are set
to 'first class' by default.
Note that the ticket machines and the ticket offices generally do not
accept credit cards. You can pay with coins in the machine or with debit
cards (Maestro). Paying with paper money is only possible at the ticket
office (in the main hall near the platforms). It will cost you an
additional 50 cents.
The tickets are valid on all national trains and some international
trains. For national trips like this, no reservation is needed. With the
ticket you can just enter the first train that goes in the direction you
After having left arrivals, just follow the signs with the trains to
the center hall.
From Schiphol Airport to Ede-Wageningen
Once you are there you first need to take care of the last part of the
journey. In case you are planning to take the public bus, you will need
a bus ticket, which can be bought in the busses themselves.
When continuing your travels by train (highly recommended if you want to
get to Wageningen immediately), you need to find the right train. The large blue screens tell
you how to get to all larger train stations (including Ede-Wageningen)
and where your train leaves. The yellow signs also indicate departures
of trains and are sorted on destionation first, although Ede-Wageningen
will not be named as the first destination. Search for destinations in
the direction of Utrecht, and then continue your search for
Ede-Wageningen. If you find yourself not
sure what to do, or where to go, don't hesitate to ask the NS service
staff for help.
To get to Wageningen the fastest, you want to get an Intercity service
calling at Ede-Wageningen. The intercity service heading for Nijmegen
will do so (Nijmegen is the final station the trainline will arrive at).
From Train station 'Ede-Wageningen' to the conference venue in
At Ede-Wageningen you have (at least) 2 options to travel to the
conference venue (Hof van Wageningen).
First, the taxi: leave the platform by walking down the stairs,
turn right to the 'noordzijde' of the station (northwards).
Exiting the station-tunnel by the stairs, you will see the taxi-stand in
front of you. Taxis will bring you to your destination straight away (appr.
20-30 euros, you may share taxis).
Public Bus: depart the platform by walking down the stairs,
turn left, to the 'zuidzijde' of the station (southwards). Exiting
the station-tunnel by the stairs in the southern direction pass by the
solid bicycle shed, turn left again, to find after 100 meters the
bus-stop of bus line 88. It will quickly bring you to the,
easy to recognize, busstation in Wageningen. Here you walk back from
where the bus came from (westwards) for
2 blocks, on the left sidewalk, to arrive at the conference center 'Hof
van Wageningen'. The 'Brink' is at the busstation. This region and
public transport is safe.
To buy a busticket, once again tell the busdriver what your destination
will be, and he will provide you with the required ticket. Board line 88 to Wageningen Bus
station. The destined bus station is the terminal station.