Plan your visit

Discover the value of design within one of our tours or get inspired by selected theme design routes compiled by our various experts.

The DDW20 programme is not yet available. Want to look back on the previous edition of the festival? You'll find the complete DDW19 programme here!

Opening hours

DDW is divided into multiple design areas. Openings hours vary per venue, most venues are open from 11:00-18:00 every day. Once available, you can check the DDW20 programme on our website for more information and up-to-date opening hours.

Design Routes

Upon Dutch Design Week’s invitation, various experts compiled theme design routes. Routes that take you on foot, on a bicycle or in a Renault Design Ride from one specially selected exhibition, presentation, lecture and music performance to another. There are tours for newcomers, die-hard visitors, and everyone in between. The routes will be available from September. 


Discover the latest that design has to offer with a tour of Dutch Design Week. A tour gives you a glimpse into the future, inspiration, the latest trends and networking opportunities. All tours are guided by an expert Design Guide. The DDW20 tours are not yet available.

Getting to Eindhoven

By Train 
DDW visitors getting off the train will find themselves in the midst of the design bustle. The intercity takes you to the Central Station in the heart of the city. Slow trains also stop at Station Strijp-S. Plan your journey via the website of the Dutch Railways

By Car
Eindhoven is easy to access and to exit by car. From Amsterdam/Utrecht via the A2, Rotterdam/Tilburg via the A58, Antwerp via the A67, and from Arnhem/Nijmegen via the A50. At and around Strijp S/T/R sites and in the city centre are sufficient paid parking facilities. Get directions.

By Plane
Eindhoven Airport has a fast bus service that takes you to the Central Station in up to fifteen minutes. From there, the various DDW locations are excellently accessible on foot, by bike or by public transport. You can also take a cab: the price of a ride from the airport to the city centre is approx. € 25.00.

Stay Overnight

Are you planning to stay overnight? Eindhoven has numerous hotels in and around the city centre, where you can stay very comfortably. Most hotels are at capacity during the festival, we recommend to book very early to be sure to have a hotel room. Check here for an overview of hotels in Eindhoven.

Food & Drinks

Are you planning to grab a bite in Eindhoven? Once available, check the DDW20 programme for an overview of restaurants in Eindhoven who participate in Dutch Design Week. We recommend to book very early to be sure of a seat.