How to Get There
Utrecht is a bustling, bicycle-friendly city. Every day, between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m., over 125,000 cyclists ride to their work, school, university, public transport, shops or home through the city centre.
Facts and figures 2018
- Bicycle parking places near Utrecht Central Station: 12.000 today; 33.000 in 2020
- 12 manned and monitored bicycle parkings and 5 Pop Up Parkings
- 60% of the city centre visitors go to the city centre by bicycle
- 33.000 cyclists along the busiest bicycle route in the city centre every day
- 43% of all journeys shorter than 7.5km is by bicycle
- Utrecht is building the largest bicycle parking in the world (12.500 bicycles)
- 245km bicycle path; 90km bicycle strip; 18 km bicycle street in Utrecht
Watch this video about a fascinating specimen.
There are several places where you can rent a bike, for example http://www.laagcatharijne.nl/en/bicycle-rental/rent-a-city-bike/.
More information on cycling in Utrecht: https://www.visit-utrecht.com/explore-utrecht/cycling and Cycling routes (‘fietsroutes’) in the Province of Utrecht.
From Amsterdam Schiphol Airport it is a mere 30 minutes by train or car to Utrecht city center. Utrecht is also very easily accessible by train from surrounding countries.
Beatrix Theatre of the Jaarbeurs Utrecht is situated right next to Utrecht central station and is therefore easily accessible by train. From the station, follow the signs ‘Jaarbeursplein’; the Beatrixgebouw and the Jaarbeurs complex are only a few minutes on foot. Plan your journey by public transport. On the website of the Dutch railways, NS, you can easily buy e-tickets for your train journey.
The bus station is situated next to the central train station. Buses to and from all directions arrive and depart throughout the day. From the bus station, the Beatrix Theatre and the Jaarbeurs complex are only a few minutes on foot. Go to 9292.nl/en for detailed information about travelling by public transportation.
Walking from Utrecht Central Station
The Beatrix Theatre of the Jaarbeurs Utrecht is located right next to Utrecht Central Station. Follow the signs ‘Jaarbeursplein’ for the five-minute walk to Jaarbeurs.
This video shows you how to walk from Utrecht Central Station to the conference venue:
If you come by car, from the Ring Utrecht, follow the blue traffic signs for ‘Jaarbeurs’.
For parking at P1, use the address: Graadt van Roggenweg 400 – Utrecht.
Please note: the municipality of Utrecht is carrying out major roadworks in the Jaarbeurs area. Check out the traffic advice to find out more about the accessibility and our current area map with routes.
Another good parking tip is Park & Ride: These are easy-to-find and inexpensive parking facilities on the outskirts of the city with a shuttle service into town. Park & Ride facilities can also be found at various train stations close to Utrecht .