How to reach NWO Utrecht

NWO Utrecht, Winthontlaan 2, 3526 KV Utrecht


New location NWO Utrecht with effect from 3 June 2019

NWO Utrecht, Winthontlaan 2, 3526 KV Utrecht

General information

The NWO Utrecht office is located in the business area of Kanaleneiland, in the south west of the city, next to the Van der Valk hotel. The entrance of the Nova Zembla-building is at Winthontlaan 2. For the most up to date travel information and advice or alternative ways of traveling, please visit the following websites:

Public transport

At Utrecht Central Station, you can take one of the following bus lines from Jaarbeurszijde: bus 63 (direction of Vianen), 65 (direction of Het Klooster), 66 (direction of Nieuwegein-Centrum), 74 (direction of Vianen) or 77 (direction of Nieuwegein-Zuid). Get off the bus at the ‘Kanaleneiland Zuid’ stop. It is also possible to take the express tram to Nieuwegein-Zuid (tram 60) or IJsselstein (tram 61) from the central station and get off at the same stop. Cross the Winthontstraat to the Nova Zembla building. The entrance is at the front of the building.

By car

Direction Amsterdam

From the A2, take the exit Knooppunt Oudenrijn and then follow the signs E30/E35 in the direction of Arnhem. Keep to the right at the junction and follow the signs for Houten/E311/A12. Again, drive on the right-hand lane and follow the signs for Kanaleneiland/Jaarbeurs. After 450 metres, turn left onto the Europalaan. After 400 meters, turn right onto the Winthontlaan. The Nova Zembla building is located on the right.

Direction Arnhem

Follow the A12 and take exit 17 (Kanaleneiland/Jaarbeurs/Centrum). After about 50 meters, turn right onto the Winthontlaan. The Nova Zembla building is on the right.

Direction The Hague, Rotterdam

Coming from the A12, follow the three right lanes at Knooppunt Oudenrijn (exit 6 to 8, direction Nieuwegein/Houten). Then follow the two left lanes in the direction of Amersfoort/Arnhem/E11/E30/A12. Take exit 17 (Kanaleneiland/Jaarbeurs) and follow the two left lanes to turn left to the Europalaan. Turn right onto Winthontlaan. You will find the Nova Zembla building on your right.

Direction Breda, Den Bosch

While driving on the A2, take the two right-hand lanes at the Everdingen junction to follow the signs for A27/E311 towards Almere/Utrecht. Take the exit A12/E30 in the direction of The Hague. Keep to the right until you take exit 17 to follow the signs Kanaleneiland/Jaarbeurs/Centrum. At the end of the exit, turn right to drive on the Europalaan. After about 50 metres, turn right onto Winthontlaan, where the Nova Zembla building is located on the right.

Direction Hilversum

As you are driving on the A27 to Zuid-West, Utrecht, follow the right lane at the Lunetten junction to follow the signs E35/E30/A12 towards Ring Utrecht/Rotterdam/Den Haag. Keep to the right at the junction, continue at exit 17, follow the signs for Jaarbeurs and merge into the Europalaan. After about 80 metres, turn right onto Winthontlaan. The Nova Zembla building is on the right.

Direction Amersfoort

While driving on the A28 to Zuid-West, Utrecht, take the exit Knooppunt Lunetten. Keep to the right to follow the signs E35/E30/A12 in the direction of Ring Utrecht/Rotterdam/Den Haag. Take junction 16, 17 or 18, follow the signs for Jaarbeurs and merge into the Europalaan. After about 50 metres, turn right onto Winthontlaan. The Nova Zembla building is on the right.

Free parking

You can park your car for free in the parking lots around the building. Please only park in the marked parking spaces.