Travel instructions for Velp

Make sure to arrive on time at the airport on the date of departure. Due to strict security measures, customs, luggage and check-in it may take more time than expected. 

After landing, collecting your luggage, and going through customs, you will exit through the central hall of Schiphol. Follow the sign to the trains*. We advise to take a direct intercity train** to Arnhem Centraal, (one hour journey; very frequent schedule). You can buy your train ticket (+- €20) at the NS ticket office in the central hall of the airport and ask at what time and from which platform the train will depart. You can also plan your journey beforehand and buy an online ticket on

Arnhem Centraal train station is located in the city centre. Depending on the distance to your housing, you can walk, take a bus, taxi or connecting train to your next destination: you can plan your route via public transport on We would recommend that you plan your arrival within office hours on work days in order to be able to collect your room keys from the landlord. If you arrive outside office hours, you may have to book a hotel to spend the night.

* The public transport sector in The Netherlands has implemented measures to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 virus, so travellers who have no option but to travel by train can do so safely. Face masks are mandatory and you have to maintain sufficient distance to other travellers. Please check the Covid-19 info page of the Dutch Railways or 9292OV for all public transport for the most recent information. 

** Be aware of illegal taxi recruiters that may cause you trouble at Schiphol Airport. If you prefer the taxi over the train please go to the official taxi stand outside the arrival hall. Keep in mind that a taxi costs much more than the train.