Car Hire from Eindhoven Airport
Eindhoven is the Netherland’s technology hub. As well as its own lively nightlife and cultural attractions, it offers easy access by car to a number of the country’s highlights. Amsterdam and Maastricht, as well as smaller, historic towns and villages, are all worthy of a day trip or even longer. Skyscanner can help you find the best deal for car hire from Eindhoven Airport.
Where to hire a car at Eindhoven Airport
Europcar, Avis, Hertz, Budget, Green Motion and Sixt all have desks at Eindhoven Airport. Their desks are at the car hire office building at Luchthavenweg 13, which you can access by turning left out of the main terminal building. The car hire office is open from 07:00 until 19:00 Monday to Friday, 09:00 to 17:00 on Saturdays and 10:00 to 17:00 on Sundays.
Petrol Stations near Eindhoven Airport
There are various petrol stations around Eindhoven Airport. For those travelling in or out of Eindhoven city centre, the closest option is a BP garage, just off the northbound ring road. Approaching the airport from the north on the E25, there is a Shell garage around 10 minutes before you reach the airport.
Driving around Eindhoven Airport
Driving to and from Eindhoven airport is easy. From the airport, it’s possible to get straight onto the A2 motorway, which has connections leading to many major cities in the area.
Getting to your destination
Eindhoven Airport offers easy access to various exciting destinations. By car, it’s very easy to get to the following locations.
Eindhoven is a university city with technology at its heart. The location for the founding of the Philips company, the city is home to the Lightbulb Museum and hosts the Dutch Design Week, famous around the world.
Eindhoven city is just 15 minutes’ drive from the airport, taking the Tilburgseweg road off the A2. Navigating around the city is made easy by Eindhoven’s ring road although there are some pedestrianised areas and one way systems that can confuse things. There are a number of multi-storey car parks and some on street parking, usually costing around €2.20 per hour.
This seaside resort is a retreat for the Dutch and German well-to-do and artists who go to soak up vistas of sweeping sand dunes and dramatic skies. There are lots of seaside bars and cafes, traditional fishing villages, and some wonderful cycling routes that take you off the beaten track.
De Bergen is around 2 hours away from Eindhoven Airport by car. Drivers should take the A2 and then the E25 going north from the airport. Parking in the small resort centre and along the seafront poses no real problems.
Known for its canals and bicycles, Amsterdam has a rich cultural past and present which goes far beyond the red light district and infamous coffee shops. The Van Gogh Museum, the bohemian area of Jordaan and typical brown cafes, with low lighting and old-fashioned ambience, are all worth a visit.
It takes around 90 minutes to get from Eindhoven Airport to Amsterdam, taking the A2 and then E25 out of Eindhoven. As you drive into Amsterdam, you’ll see signs displaying the latest information on car parking spaces available and local car parks. However, driving around the city centre can be difficult and parking can be expensive. Amsterdam runs an efficient Park and Ride scheme, with car parks located on the outskirts of the city near motorways, with costs ranging from €1 to €8 for 24 hours.