How to get to Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Public transport


tram 5

From Central Station 

  • metro tram 51, direction Amstelveen Westwijk (16 minutes), stop at: De Boelelaan/VU
  • tram 5, direction Amstelveen Binnenhof (25 minutes), stop at: De Boelelaan/VU
  • tram 16, direction VUmc, final stop


From Station Amsterdam Zuid

  • express tram 51 (1 minute), direction Amstelveen Westwijk
  • tram 5 (1 minute), direction Amstelveen Binnenhof
  • it's a 10 minute walk to the VU Amsterdam from Station Amsterdam Zuid

Car

The A-10 Amsterdam ring road can be reached from all directions. Follow the A-10 to the Zuid/Amstelveen exit S 108. Turn left at the end of the slip road onto Amstelveenseweg: after about three hundred yards (at the VU hospital building) turn left again onto De Boelelaan. VU Amsterdam can be reached via city routes S 108 and S 109. 
 
Parking
There is a limited amount of parking space around Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam itself in De Boelelaan, which has parking bays, and also in Gustav Mahlerllaan. There is paid parking on VU Amsterdam parking lot to the right of the Hospital Outpatient Clinic. There is even more parking space on the east side of Buitenveldertselaan at the junction with Willem van Weldammelaan, within 5 minutes walking distance of VU Amsterdam. A number of parking places for the handicapped are reserved in front of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam Main Building. 

Schiphol Airport

Travellers arriving at Schiphol can take the train to Station Amsterdam Zuid (see 'Public transport: from Station Amsterdam Zuid).