If you arrive by plane, you will probably fly to Schiphol, Amsterdam's airport. The easiest way to get to Groningen is by train, the train station is situated under Schiphol Airport. There is a direct train from Schiphol to Groningen, which leaves every hour. You can plan your train using the journey planner of the Dutch railways. You should select Schiphol as your departure station and Groningen as your destination.
Driving on the A7 direction Leeuwarden you take the turn-off 36 Groningen - West. You are now on the "Ring" (N370), follow the road and after ± 4 km (after 5 traffic lights) stay on the left traffic lane, in the direction Aduard & Zuidhorn (N355). The road leads you under the Ring and has a curve, first to the left and then to the right. Now stay on the right traffic lane (you are on the deceleration lane towards Reitdiep. Zernike & Dorkwerd). At the end of this lane you turn right on the roundabout, this is the de professor Uilkensweg. Follow this road to the end (Attention: you cross a bridge and then reach a speed ramp, drive over the ramp and go straight on) At the T-crossing turn right (Zernikelaan) and take the first road left. This is Zernikepark. There is parking space in front of the building.
Driving on the A7 in direction Groningen you take the turn-off Groningen - West. At the end of the turn off you have to take the 3rd exit on the roundabout. You are now driving on the so called Ring (N370) and follow it in the direction of Zuidhorn / Bedum. From here, follow the instructions as described in the route description from direction Hoogezand/Winschoten.
At the interchange Julianaplein you change from the A28 to the A7 in direction Leeuwarden. Then you turn right immediately (turn-off Bedum). You are now driving on the so called Ring (N370) and follow it in the direction of Zuidhorn / Bedum. From here, follow the instructions as described in the route description from direction Hoogezand/Winschoten.
To plan your journey by train you can use the journey planner of the Dutch railways. When you arrive at the central railway station of Groningen, you can take the bus number 11 (direction Zuidhorn / Zernike) or 15 (direction Zernike / Paddepoel). You have to get out at the stop Zernike P+R / Transferium. You can find the Lode building nearly opposite of the Transferium.
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