Jun 6 – 7, 2024
ESTEC Newton 1&2
Europe/Amsterdam timezone


Check this website for directions: ESA - How to get to ESTEC

At the ESTEC there is a possibility to book the ESTEC Shuttle bus to Schiphol. The costs are 20€ per person and drives from Monday - Friday.

Time Schedule:

14:30 - 15:30 - 16:30 - 17:30 - 18:00


By train

From Leiden Centraal station, take the number 430 bus to Katwijk. The bus stops in front of the ESTEC entrance gate. Please note that this bus leaves four times an hour during peak periods and twice an hour during normal hours. Journey time is approx. 30 minutes.

By plane

From Schiphol airport, either take a taxi to ESTEC (30 min), or a train to Leiden (20 min) and then the number 430 bus (see train directions above) (30 min.). By rental car, follow the "By car" instructions as above from Amsterdam.

Postal address:

European Space & Technology Centre

P.O. Box 299

2200 AG  Noordwijk (The Netherlands)

Visiting address:

European Space & Technology Centre

Keplerlaan 1, 2201 AZ Noordwijk (The Netherlands)

General telephone number:

Phone: +31 71 565 6565

Fax: +31 71 565 6040



The following URLs containing useful information about Noordwijk may be helpful. Please note that ESA accepts no responsibility for the contents of these sites.

• Noordwijk InformationInformation on Noordwijk, please consult the Tourist Office website:

www.vvvnoordwijk.nl (Dutch)

www.noordwijk.info (English)

• Travelling by train

Please note that the nearest railway station to ESTEC is Leiden Centraal and the Amsterdam Airport railway station is called: Schiphol


• Travelling by plane

Information on Schiphol airport can be found at: https://www.schiphol.nl/en/

Train connections from Schiphol Airport can also be found on this website.