Visiting address Department of Physics and Astronomy
De Boelelaan 1081
1081 HV Amsterdam
Physics and Astronomy secretariat: +31 (0)20 59 87892 / +31 (0)20 59 89031
Postal address: De Boelelaan 1105, 1081 HV Amsterdam
The main entrance of Science building 1085 is open from Monday to Friday between 7:00 -22:00.
The entrance 1081 is op from Monday to Friday between 8:00 - 18:00.
From Station Amsterdam Zuid
It's a 10 minute walk to VU Amsterdam from Station Amsterdam Zuid
By public transport in approx. 2-4 minutes, get off at De Boelelaan / VU:
Tram 5 direction Amstelveen Binnenhof
Tram 6 direction Amstelveen Binnenhof (Monday to Friday between 7 a.m. - 9:30 am and 3:30 pm - 6 pm)
Bus 55 direction Amstelveen
Bus 62 direction Haarlemmermeerstation
Bus 242 towards Mijdrecht Centrum (Monday to Friday between 2:30 pm - 6:00 pm)
Bus 341 towards Hoofddorp Spaarne Gasthuis
Bus 346 direction Haarlem Station
Bus 348 direction Uithoorn
Bus 358 towards Kudelstaart
From Central Station
Metro 52 (Noord-Zuidlijn) towards Station Zuid (10 min) - get off at Station Zuid; see further 'From Amsterdam Zuid station'
Metro 51 direction Isolatorweg (15 min) - stop Station Zuid; see further 'From Amsterdam Zuid station'
Tram 24 direction VU medical center (35 min) - De Boelelaan/VU exit stop
From Amsterdam Sloterdijk station to VU Amsterdam
Metro 50 direction Central Station (15 min) - up to the Amstelveenseweg stop and change to tram 24 towards VU, or walk (10 minutes); or get off at Station Zuid stop and see further 'From Amsterdam Zuid station'
Metro 51 direction Central Station (15 min) - up to the Amstelveenseweg stop and change to tram 24 towards VU, or walk (10 minutes); or get off at Station Zuid stop and see further 'From Amsterdam Zuid station'
Bus 15 direction Station Zuid (30 min) - get off at Station Zuid (terminus); see further 'From Amsterdam Zuid station'
From Amsterdam Amstel station to VU Amsterdam
Metro 51 direction Isolatorweg (10 min) - get off at Station Zuid (terminus); see further 'From Amsterdam Zuid station'
Bus 62 towards Haarlemmermeerstation (30 min) - get off at De Boelelaan
From Duivendrecht station to VU Amsterdam
Train to Amsterdam Zuid Station (5-7 min); see further 'From Amsterdam Zuid station'
Metro 50 direction Isolatorweg (9 min) - get off at Amsterdam Zuid; see further 'From Amsterdam Zuid station'
Metro 54 towards Amsterdam Centraal (9 min) - change at the Van der Madeweg to metro 50 towards Isolatorweg; or at Spaklerweg change to metro 51 towards Isolatorweg - Amsterdam Zuid exit; see further 'From Amsterdam Zuid station'
From Schiphol Airport to the VU Amsterdam
Train to Amsterdam Zuid Station (6-7 min); see further 'From Amsterdam Zuid station'
Bus 341 direction Amsterdam Zuid Station (25 min) - exit: De Boelelaan / VU
Get off: De Boelelaan / VU
Bus 242 from Mijdrecht via Uithoorn and Amstelveen (only Monday through Friday in the morning rush hour)
Bus 341 from Hoofddorp via Schiphol
Bus 346 from Haarlem
Bus 348 from Uithoorn via Amstelveen
Bus 358 from Kudelstaart via Aalsmeer and Amstelveen
Get off: Amsterdam UMC - location VUmc
Bus 347 from Uithoorn via Amstelveen
Bus 357 from Aalsmeer via Amstelveen
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.
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.
Travellers arriving at Schiphol can take the train to Station Amsterdam Zuid (see 'Public transport: from Station Amsterdam Zuid).