You need to take bus number 401 this bus will go to the train station (its terminal station). To travel in the Netherlands you need a OV chip card (http://www.ov-chipkaart.nl/?taal=en)
The OV-chipkaart is the new means of payment for the public transport system in The Netherlands. The smart card is the size of a bank card and contains an invisible chip. The OV-chipkaart can be loaded with credit in euros with which you can travel anywhere within The Netherlands, or with a travel product such as a single or season ticket.
Upon arrival at the train station of Eindhoven you can by a train ticket (or by OV chipcard) to Ede-Wageningen. Click here to "practice" using the machines. Small tip: pressing the English flag in the bottom of the screen makes it a lot easier.
Note that the ticket machines and the ticket offices generally do not accept credit cards. You can pay with debit cards (Maestro). Paying in cash is only possible at the ticket office. It will cost you an additional 50 cents.
The tickets are valid on all national trains and some international trains. For national trips like this, no reservation is needed. With the ticket you can just enter the first train that goes in the direction you want to. By using the OV chipcard you have to check in and out by entering and leaving a station, bus or metro.
That leads us to finding the right train. You can use the blue screens near the entrance or the yellow signs. The blue screens are sorted on time. The yellow signs are sorted on destionation first. If you find yourself not sure what to do, or where to go, don't hesitate to ask the NS service staff for help.
To get to Wageningen the fastest you want to get an Intercity service going to Utrecht. Utrecht is the station where you need to transfer. The intercity services with Alkmaar and Schiphol (airport) as final destination will also work.
At Utrecht you can look at the big blue sign at the main station hallway or the yellow signs all over the platforms to check the train to Ede-Wageningen. The intercity services with Arnhem and Nijmegen as their final destination pass through Ede-Wageningen.
The fastest bus to Wageningen is the Valleilijn. Unlike all other buses, this bus does not stop at the main bus station on the north side of the station. The Valleilijn will stop at the south side of the station. You can find this bus stop by walking down the stairs towards the exit. When you are down the stairs you have to go left and back up the stairs (In order to prevent terrible back pains from carrying your luggage: you can use the alternative elevator and sloped paths as well). You can find the bus stop around the corner on the left. On the other side of the trainstation there is bus 86 that will go to Wageningen busstation as well. Sign says Arnhem.
Remember the OV chipcard you bought in Eindhoven? You can use this card here as well to get on board line 88 to Wageningen Bus station. The Wageningen bus station is the final destination of this bus.
Welcome to Wageningen!
Friday 17th May
Discover Germany: Berlin = FULL
Are you ready for a weekend in Berlin??
We're planning a great weekend full of culture, party & shopping (or whatever you like!) in the beautiful capital of Germany in the weekend of 17th of May until the 20th of May.
We will be leaving for the great German capital in the evening of Friday. Next morning we will arrive in Berlin and we will stay there until Monday noon, then we will drive back to Wageningen so that you are in time for your classes on Tuesday!
You can join in on a city tour, there's a pubcrawl every evening and on Sunday you can go to Potsdam and visit the lovely castle and parks there!
The price for this lovely excursion is: 110 euro's for members and 120 euro's for non-members.
The trip includes: travel and the hostel! (but just a reminder: a train ticket to Berlin is already 100 euros on the cheapest rate!)
We will start the ticket sale on Monday 29th of April at 12.30 to 13.30 in the Forum buildin on the ground floor, so be there!
Next sale will be on the 1st of May also in the Forum at 12.30 to 13.30.
Important!! You cannot become a member during these ticket sales, make sure you bring your membershipcard! And please bring the exact amount of cash if possible!
If there are still tickets left after that you will be able to buy them at the office during opening hours.
Bis bald! Nach Berlin!
Wednesday 22nd May
Another artistic night for you! Students will be performing tonight and you are welcome to enjoy their show:)
This is also your chance to perform for an audience full of your friends. Whether it is your first time or you are a seasoned performer you are always welcome. Any type of act is welcome, singing, dancing, stand up comedy, you name it. Contact us if you want to participate, email@example.com
When: 22 may @ 21:00
Where: Cafe XL
Extra: Beer for 1.80 for IxESN members (bring your membershipcard)