Route description to the department of mathematics

Location of the department of mathematics on campus

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Access by public transport

From Station Amsterdam Centraal:

  • metro 51 to De Boelelaan/VU. Enter in the subway station under the main train station
  • tram 5 to De Boelelaan/VU. Enter on the West side of the station square.
  • tram 16 or 24 to De Boelelaan/VU. Enter on the East side of the station square.

From Station Amsterdam Zuid:

It is a ten-minute walk to the VU, and there are signs to the VU on the Southern exit of the station. However, if you want to take public transport, it is one stop on either:

  • metro 51 to De Boelelaan/VU. Access on the station platform.
  • tram 5 to De Boelelaan/VU. Access north of the station.
  • bus 23 to De Boelelaan
  • bus 63 to Buitenveldertselaan

From Station Amstel:

  • metro 51 to De Boelelaan/VU. Access on the station platform.
  • bus 69 or 169 to De Boelelaan.

From Station Sloterdijk:

  • metro 50 to Amsterdam Zuid/WTC. Follow the directions above from there.
  • bus 19 to Osdorpplein, then bus 23 to De Boelelaan

There are several direct regional bus services to the VU: from Aalsmeer bus 171, 172; from Alphen a/d Rijn bus 147; from Amstelveen bus 125, 147, 148, 149, 169, 170, 171, 172; from Haarlem bus 125; from Mijdrecht bus 170, 193; from Ouderkerk a/d Amstel bus 125, 148; from Uithoorn bus 147, 149, 170, 193; from Utrecht/Abcoude: bus 125; from Wilnis: bus 193. Alight: at Amstelveenseweg near the VU Hospital building

Passengers coming from Zaandam are advised to take the train to Amsterdam-Sloterdijk; for further information please see 'From Station Sloterdijk'. 
Passengers coming from Amstelveen can also take tram 5 or the express tram 51 directly to the VU.