The Dutch public transport system is good and many people use it every day. The country is small, and with the exception of the major rivers that cross the landscape, has few significant barriers to land transport systems. The public transport in the Brainport region exists of trains and buses that are well connected to the municipalities of the region and other parts of the Netherlands. In addition, Eindhoven Airport has direct flights to a number of cities across Europe.
Trains and buses
Taking the train is the best way to travel long distances and the Dutch railway system is well-organised and of a high standard. Eindhoven is directly connected by rail to other major cities in the Netherlands such as Amsterdam (1 hour 20 min.), Utrecht (50 min) and Rotterdam (1 hour 10 min.). These travel times reflect the benefit of a small country and the region is also well-connected to other European railway systems, for example, you can reach Paris in just 4 hours.
Buses operate locally and regionally and serve every neighborhood. For a journey planner for buses and trains, check the 9292 website, or ns.nl (trains only).
For more information on traveling by train or bus and how to buy your tickets, visit the website of Holland Expat Center South.
The Brainport region is centrally located between Schiphol Airport (the main Dutch iternational airport) and two other large, international airports in Brussels, Belgium and Dusseldorf, Germany. In the Brainport region itself, Eindhoven Airport has direct flights to many cities in Europe