|Eindhoven city centre|
|Eindhoven Airport (EIN): 5 mi from city centre|
Heading to the Netherlands? Touch down with cheap flights to Eindhoven Airport (EIN), just outside the city. For the cheapest flights, stick with low cost airlines like Ryanair (departing from London Stansted). CityJet also flies from London City Airport to Eindhoven.
Eindhoven is a city that can be enjoyed year-round. While the summer brings better weather, trips are cheapest in spring and fall. No matter what time of the year you plan your holiday in Eindhoven, make sure you book your flights at least 3 months in advance.
Direct flights to Eindhoven take just over 1 hour from London.
Eindhoven's past may be marked by industry but today this city is buzzing and is the capital of Dutch design. With gleaming glass buildings and cobbled streets, Eindhoven is a pleasant mix of old and new.
Van Abbemuseum: This is Eindhoven's top sight. It's one of the country's leading museums for modern and contemporary art with pieces by Chagall, Picasso, Kandinsky and others. Admission is free after 5pm.
Dutch Design Week: If you're into design, it's essential to visit during Design Week. Explore exhibitions, purchase originals from budding Dutch artists and craftsmen. Check out the shop on Strijp-S where you can find treasures by Piet Hein Eek.
Industrial History: It's impossible to overlook Eindhoven's industrial history. Walk past Lichttoren, the city's main industrial complex. Visit Philip's first incandescent lamp factory which dates back to 1891.
Find more information on Eindhoven Tourism.
Visitors won't have trouble finding a hotel in Eindhoven to fit their tastes and budgets. Many hotels cater to business travellers so hotel rooms tend to be cheaper on weekends. For budget hotels, try a Bed & Breakfast stay and make sure you book your hotel rooms as early as possible.