How to get to the ESTEC Open Day
Coming to the ESTEC Open Day? We recommend public transport. If you would prefer to come by car, see below:
Getting to the ESTEC Open Day, Sunday 6 October is easy. From Leiden Central Station to ESTEC is only 25 minutes by bus. The bus stops right in front of the entrance.
There are four buses per hour (buses 30 and 31) throughout the day and there will be extra buses available between 16:00 and 18:00.
Special Arriva Discount
Show your ticket to the driver on bus 30 or 31 and you will get a special return ticket for only €3.00 per person – receiving two tickets worth €1,50 each.
If you will you be travelling with children between the ages of 4 and 11, you will receive a child’s discount of 0.50 cents per child per ride. A maximum of three children can receive this discount per adult.
This same discount is also available for bus 90, which stops at the Schorpioen bus stop. To get from this bus stop to ESTEC is only a five minute walk.
Plan your trip from door to door
You can plan your trip to the ESTEC Open Day by clicking on the 9292 logo below. Fill in your departure address, the date (Sunday 6 October) and preferred time of departure and arrival. You will immediately receive public transport travel advice from door to door. You will also see an estimate of cost.
Travelling by car and parking
There are three free parking locations with free shuttle buses to and from ESTEC.
Parking 1:Katwijk: car park ‘Noordduinen’; Noordduinseweg
Follow the A4/A44 to Den Haag, take the Leiden/Katwijk/Duinrell junction, follow the N206 to Katwijk, take the Katwijk-Noord, 't Heen junction. Follow until the parking sign at the big Noordduinen carpark.
Follow the A4 to Amsterdam, take the Leiden/Zoeterwoude junction (junction 8), follow the N206 to Katwijk, take the N206 Katwijk-Noord, 't Heen junction. At the end of the junction go right. Follow toward the parking sign at the big Noordduinen carpark.
Noordwijk: Gooweg; car park Zilveren Kruis;
Route from the A44 junction: Voorhout, Noordwijk, Oegstgeest Noord (junction 6). Follow signs to Noordwijk. Follow N444 until you come to traffic lights upon reaching Noordwijk. Go right (toward Noordwijk aan Zee / P-Strand). After 200 metres the carpark will be on your right.
If this carpark is full, you can continue driving to car park 3.
Noordwijk: De Northgo sports complex, Johanna van Hoornstraat 4
Route from the A44 junction: Voorhout, Noordwijk, Oegstgeest Noord (junction 6). Follow signs to Noordwijk. When reaching Noordwijk (At the big crossroads with traffic lights), go straight( Van der Mortelstraat). At the first roundabout (Shell gas station to the right) go right (Duinwetering) at your right side is the sports complex (De Northgo) with the carpark next to it.
Pick up point nearby the Boulevard of Noordwijk
If you are visiting the bustling boulevard of Noordwijk before coming to the ESTEC Open Day, you can also use a special shuttle service that runs from carpark Wantveld to ESTEC.
Route from the A44 junction: Voorhout, Noordwijk, Oegstgeest Noord (junction 6). Follow signs to Noordwijk. When reaching Noordwijk (At the big crossroad with traffic lights), go straight (Van der Mortelstraat). At the first roundabout (Shell gas station to the right) go straight (Van Panhuisstraat) to the next roundabout (Quarles Van Uffordstraat) and carry on straight until the end of the street, then turn right and after approximately 300 metres you will see carpark Wantveld. Bear in mind there is no free parking available in Noordwijk aan Zee! The municipality of Noordwijk will place special signs indicating the ESA/ESTEC pick up point. Brouwer Tours is running this bus service.
Last update: 24 September 2013