Travel Information

Accessibility

Delft is located centrally in the heart of Holland known as the Randstad region, between Rotterdam and The Hague. Delft represents Europe at its best, with fast connections to anywhere in the world. Both physically, boasting Amsterdam and Rotterdam The Hague airports in close proximity and countless international railway connections available, as well as in terms of its role in many international knowledge networks, alliances and businesses.

Delft’s fine infrastructure makes it easily accessible by car and public transport. It is a compact city and all the main locations inside its historic centre are well within walking distance.

From Schiphol International Airport, Delft is easy to reach via public transport or by special taxi, the so-called Schiphol Travel Taxi. There are nine trains per hour that make the 45 minute journey between the airport and Delft. For more information, please visit www.ns.nl.

Rotterdam The Hague airport is the area’s regional airport at just five kilometers from Delft. It offersfast and convenient services to many European destinations. For more information, please visit www.rotterdamthehagueairport.nl.

Delft is connected to an excellent network of Dutch and European motorways, such as the A12, linking the region with Germany and the A16 – A4, which connects it to Belgium.

Delft is centrally located within the European railway network, connecting it to Paris, for example. There are many local transport facilities to move delegates during a conference, such as tram, bus, taxi and water taxi.

Bike rental

FIETS PLUS
Coenderstraat 4, 2613 SM Delft (right behind the railway station)
info@fietsplusdelft.nl, Tel: +31 15 750 3193

BIKE TOTAAL WIJTMAN
Westlandseweg 17, 2624 AA Delft (about 10 minutes walk from railway station)
info@wijtman.nl, Tel: +31 15 257 8231

Normal bikes are 10,00 euro per day, electric bikes 22,50 per day, but the electric bikes must be ordered online. You always have to pay a deposit.

Visa Information

Visitors from non-Schengen countries must possess a passport valid for at least a three-month stay. To begin with the procedure, participants are advised to locate their respective diplomatic missions or embassy. As offices are not available in all countries, it is necessary to either apply at an embassy representing the Netherlands or to travel to an assigned embassy in another country. Please note that the visa procedure can take up to one month.

For a map of Schengen countries please see this EU website about Schengen area.

It is necessary that the applicant applies in person at the embassy. This is due to a new Visa Information System, which requires the collection of fingerprints. There are additional documents requested in order to apply for a visa at the embassy: please check with your embassy which documents are necessary.

Conditions for obtaining an invitation letter is: paid registration fee.

It is also possible to receive a digital letter of attendance after the conference, to be requested before 1 October 2022. In case you have any questions concerning invitation and attendance letter procedures please contact at IRMMW-THz@tudelft.nl.