The RoboCup 2013 will take place at the Genneper Parks in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. The Major competitions will take place in the Indoor Sports Center and the Junior competitions will be situated in the Ice Skating Center. Both locations are on 15 minutes walking distance from each other.
How to get to the venue?
You can plan your journey by public transport at http://9292.nl/en, also for the journey from and to the hotels. With this site you can find how late the busses and trains depart and the prices of the trips. If you want to use public transport during your stay you can consider the OV-chipcard. It is possible to put credit on the card and with this credit it is cheaper to travel. More information about the OV-chipcard can be found here: http://www.ov-chipkaart.nl/aanvragen/welkekaartpastbiju/toeristen/.
From Eindhoven airport
Outside Eindhoven airport, at the car park, bus 401 departs to Eindhoven central station. Tickets for the bus can be bought in the ticket machine outside, near the bus stop. These tickets can again be used at the follow up bus ride. It is also possible to use the OV-chipcard for this trip.
Trains depart directly from Schiphol, no need to search for the train station. Tickets can be bought in the machines a floor above the platforms. The intercity towards Eindhoven requires no transferring and brings you directly to Eindhoven central station. It is also possible to use the OV-chipcard for this trip.
From Eindhoven central station
From Eindhoven central station take bus 17 and get off at the bus stop ‘Eindhoven, Zwemcentrum Tongelreep’. Or you can take bus 171 or 172 and get off at the bus stop ‘Eindhoven, Theo Koomenlaan’. You can use the OV-chipcard for this trip, or buy a ticket in the bus (this is more expensive)
When coming from the A58, A2 or A67 get onto the N2 road. When on the N2, take exit 33 ‘Waalre/Valkenswaard’. After taking the exit, keep following signs for ‘Genneper Parken’. After about 500 meters go left at the first traffic lights. This will lead you to a big free parking area. You have arrived at RoboCup!
It is also possible to book a taxi from the airport to the venue.
- More information about taxis at Schiphol: http://www.schiphol.nl/Travellers/ToFromSchiphol.htm
- More information about taxis at Eindhoven: http://www.eindhovenairport.com/en/accessibility/by-taxi/
There are also taxis at the central station in Eindhoven. You can find them next to the busses or at the centrum side of the station.