Dear ACEEPTers, below you will find some information on how to get to Breda.
Note: please make sure to bring your laptop, warm clothes and a raincoat or umbrella, as the average temperature during the Project Week will be around 7-8 degrees Celcius.
Breda is well-connected by train from all over Europe.
More information can be found on:
or via your own international (high speed) railways planner.
There are several flight options from your destination to Amsterdam (AMS) and Brussels (BRU). From both airports you can travel conveniently to Breda by train.
There is a direct connection from Amsterdam Airport. This Intercity Direct service brings you to Breda in only 52 minutes. There is also a direct connection from Brussels Airport. This intercity service brings you to Breda in just over an hour.
More information on train connections can be found above.
Flixbus offers several coach services to Breda. More information can be found on: https://global.flixbus.com/
Travelling by car is another option. If you intend to do so, be smart and travel together!
There is sufficient parking space at Roompot Vakantiepark de Katjeskelder (accommodation for students). There is no parking space at Hotel De Klok (accommodation for teachers). However, there is a parking facility at a 5-minute walking-distance from the hotel at Swithpark Oude Vest, offering guests from the hotel a 15% discount.
Please be informed that parking space at Breda University as. is rather limited. It is recommended to leave your car at/near your accommodation. During the project week coaches for transfer purposes will be available.
Once arriving at the railway station of Breda, please proceed to the bus station (students from the organizing committee will be welcoming you for further instructions) . From there students can use a bus* connection (Line 325 direction Oosterhout/ Line 326 direction Geertruidenberg via Oosterhout/ Line 327 direction Tilburg via Oosterhout; frequency: every 20 minutes departing at :14, :33, :53 - from Platform E) to the students accommodation Roompot Vakantiepark De Katjeskelder (Bus stop: Burgemeester Materlaan). When getting off the bus just cross the street. De accommodation will be at approximately 10 minutes walking distance from there. There are also signs along the road.
Check-in at the accommodation will be possible between 14.00 and 17.00.
* Please be informed that the purchase of bus tickets can only be done on the bus (from the bus driver), using debit card only (PIN/Maestro). Paying by cash is not possible!
The accommodation for teachers is located at walking distance from the railway station. Just walk through the park towards the big church.
Check-in at the accommodation will be possible from 14.00.
Many activities such as air travel cause climate-damaging CO₂ emissions. Consider to donate to climate protection projects (supported by e.g.: Atmosfair, Greentripper, or FlyGreen) in order to offset your CO₂ emissions.
All above information is without guarantee and subject to change without notice. You should double-check all posted information before making any booking.