Enschede has four railway stations. One of them is located in the city centre. You can find the other three at Kennispark, near the University of Twente, and at Enschede Eschmarke and Glanerbrug in the eastern part of the city. Enschede Centraal is the central station. Dutch as well as German trains stop here. Trains from the German cities of Münster and Osnabrück arrive at a regular daily schedule.
Plan your train journey to Enschede through the online journey planner at Nederlandse Spoorwegen, who manage the railway system in the Netherlands. You can find the English journey planner on their website.
Enschede by bus
Traveling by bus in Enschede is a quick and reliable way to get around. During rush hours, buses run up to six times per hour. You can buy single tickets on the bus or use a Public Transport card, called OV chipkaart. Buy yours at the ticket office in Enschede central railway station. Bus transport is handled by Twents and Arriva.
Park your car and ride by bus
When visiting Enschede by car for a day, park at P&R Zuid on the Zuiderval. The parking space is located next to the shopping centre. A parking ticket costs € 3. This ticket grants you a free bus ride to the city centre, for up to five people. Buses run every ten minutes. Extra buses are planned on German holidays.
Flixbus is a low-priced alternative for train journeys. Their touring cars carry you to Enschede from several cities in the Netherlands and other European countries. Flixbus has catering on board and free WiFi. For timetables, please check the Flixbus website.
Frequently Asked Questions
Do you have a question about (your visit to) Enschede? Check our Frequently Asked Questions here.