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WS 1 – Travel Information

The workshop will be held in various rooms of the Java building and Borneo building of NWO. Address: Laan van Nieuw Oost-Indië 300 NL-2593 CE The Hague.
NWO is situated two minutes walking from railway and metro station ‘Den Haag Laan van NOI’. When exiting the station near platforms 1 & 2 and the Kiosk shop, go right, then cross the main road Laan van Nieuw Oost-Indië. The entrance of the building is on the left of the arch of the NWO building. The start of the workshop will be in room 300 / 305 at the third floor.

How to get to The Hague

The best option is to take the train from Schiphol airport. Plan your journey online.
You can buy railway tickets online or at the ticket machines at Schiphol airport. You can purchase railway tickets at Schiphol with debit & credit cards at machines with blue tops, or the NS counter, or online . You must check-in with your ticket at yellow card reader device near the escalators to the platform.

Public Transport in The Hague (HTM)

If you only travel occasionally with HTM or if you’re only in The Hague and the surrounding area for a couple of days, HTM has various tickets that you can choose between.

HTM Uurnetkaart
An Uurnetkaart (hourly network card) lets you travel for 1 hour on HTM trams and HTMbuzz buses. Wherever you want to go. You are allowed to switch between them. This ticket costs €3.50. It can be bought from tram drivers and bus drivers (payment in cash) and in the machines in the RandstadRail tram (lines 3, 4 and 19) with coins only, and in the R-net trams (line 2 and 11) with coins, a bank card (Dutch or most European cards) or a credit card.

HTM Dagkaart
The HTM Dagkaart (one-day card) costs €6.50. The one-day card is valid all day on all HTM trams and HTMbuzz buses. It can be bought from tram drivers and bus drivers (payment in cash) and in the machines in the RandstadRail tram (lines 3, 4 and 19) with coins only, and in the R-net trams (line 2 and 11) with coins, a bank card (Dutch or most European cards) or a credit card. One-day tickets bought in the tram or bus are valid on the day of purchase. They can also be bought at the HTM Service Points at the Den Haag Centraal and Den Haag HS stations, VVV Den Haag (tourist agency shop in the Stadhuis in the centre of The Hague) and at some hotels.
If you have bought a one-day ticket in advance, you have to check in and out at the card readers by the doors in the tram and bus, every time that you get on or off. The day of validity starts when you first check in at a card reader.
The sound (one beep) and green light signal indicates your card has been read. And always check out at the end of your journey. You check out by holding your card up to the reader device. The sound (two beeps) and green light signal once again indicates that your card has been read. Checking in and out is required when you transfer from any vehicle to another.

More information available via :
https://www.htm.nl/english/tickets-for-short-stays-of-1-to-3-days/

Directions to NWO from Hotel IBIS

You have to take the tram at the stop Grote Markt; this is an underground stop. You can use three lines to come to DANS:

  • Line 2 direction of Leidschendam Noord. You have to get off the tram at the stop Station Laan van NOI.
  • Line 3 direction of Zoetermeer Centrum-West & Line 4 direction of Zoetermeer Javalaan (blue & white trams). You have to get off the tram at the Station Laan van NOI.

Directions to NWO from Holiday Inn
You can walk to Centraal Station and catch the trams mentioned above. They depart from within the station hall & above the train tracks. Alternatively you can take a short walk to the underground tram station of Spui (not Centrum which is at the same location but above ground) and take the trams mentioned above.

If you get lost, please phone Mike at +31 6 23 29 72 75 or Marion +31 6 23 29 72 58