Eindhoven is a city located in the southern part of the Netherlands. It has almost 250,000 inhabitants, making it the fifth-largest city in the Netherlands. There can be many reasons for visiting Eindhoven during your stay in the Netherlands and on a day excursion from Amsterdam.
If you decide to visit Eindhoven on a day trip from Amsterdam, it is easy to travel between the two cities.
Traveling between Amsterdam and Eindhoven.
The distance between Amsterdam and Eindhoven is 120 kilometers, making it easily accessible by car. The travel time by car is about 80 minutes, but you will often spend a lot of time in traffic jams and also have a hard time finding a free parking spot.
However, the easiest way to travel between the cities is by train. The trip takes approximately 75 minutes and a full-price ticket costs 22 euros. Eindhoven Centraal is central in the city, meaning you can leave the train and start exploring the city at once.
What to see in Eindhoven?
As you travel to Eindhoven, one of the city’s most important museums is the Philips Museum. The company Philips was founded in Eindhoven in 1891 and has since had an important role in the city’s development. This has also caused the city to become a hub for technology and innovation.
If you are interested in cars and car production, the DAB Museum is absolutely worth visiting. Would you rather like to know more about the history of the famous football club PSV Eindhoven? If your answer is yes, visit the PSV Museum. It is also possible to do a stadium tour.
Does watching paintings made by Picasso, Mondrian, and Chagall sound more tempting? You should visit the Van Abbemuseum.
Are you staying the night in Eindhoven? The area near Stratumseind becomes very much alive at night, and it is packed with pubs in what is known to be the longest pub street in the Netherlands. Cheers!
Traveling to and from Eindhoven.
We have already mentioned that it is easy to travel to and from Eindhoven by train. Eindhoven also has one of the busiest airports in the Netherlands, and it is easy to travel from Eindhoven Airport to Eindhoven Centraal with the airport bus, and then to continue your travel from there.
Are you coming to Eindhoven to watch a PSV Eindhoven match? You can buy tickets and find more information about the club at https://ticketshop.psv.nl/.