Papendal can easily be reached by road or rail. The nearest rail stations are Arnhem Central (8km) and Oosterbeek (6km) both are served by frequent trains from Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport. The website for Schiphol airport is and contains useful information on flights and car hire.

Trains run directly from Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport to either Ede-Wageningen or Arnhem Station. It will take approximately 1hr to reach Ede-Wageningen and approximately 1hr15 min to reach Arnhem station. You may check the train timetables and prices at

Train tickets
Train tickets for domestic travel are available from the yellow ticket machines near the platforms at Schiphol Plaza. Tickets (for domestic and international travel) are also available from the ticket offices, which are situated close to the red/white-checked cube at Schiphol Plaza. Staff at the ticket offices will also be able to provide you with train departure information.

Taxis are usually parked at Arnhem Station but can also be contacted by telephone on +31 26-3210000. A taxi from Arnhem Central to Papendal will cost about €8.

Information regarding car hire companies based at Schiphol Airport can be found at
Directions to Papendal from Amsterdam, The Hague, Utrect and points west:

On the A12/E35, direction Arnhem. Turn off at exit Oosterbeek, Wolfheze, Arnhem-Centrum, Hoge Veluwe, exit 25

At the N224 turn right direction Arnhem.

On the N224 at the second set of traffic lights, take the exit Papendal.

Further information to help you plan your journey can be found here:


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