How to reach the Lorentz Center

The Lorentz Center has two venues located on both sides of the street:

Lorentz Center@Oort                                    Lorentz Center@Snellius

3rd floor of the Oort building                     2nd floor of the Snellius building

Niels Bohrweg 2                                              Niels Bohrweg 1

2333 CA Leiden                                               2333 CA Leiden

The Netherlands                                              The Netherlands

+31 71 527 5400


By public transport

The Lorentz Center is within easy reach of Leiden Central Station. From Schiphol airport, trains to Leiden Central Station depart every 15 minutes. It takes about 20 minutes to reach Leiden. 

See train tickets and time tables. Please note: wearing a face mask in public transport is mandatory.

From Leiden Central Train Station (exit city center) it takes about 7 minutes by bus. You can check in with an OV chip card or you can buy a ticket on the bus (payment only by credit or debit card). 

See bus time tables.

From Leiden Central Station, exit LUMC, it is a 20 minute walk to the Lorentz Center.

By car

For navigation systems please use destination: Niels Bohrweg 1 or postal code 2333 CA. Or plan your route via route planner. Because of long-running constructions this might change from week to week.



Should you come by car: Please use the parking next to the Gorlaeus Faculty Office, if you are using GPS Navigation Systems go to: Niels Bohrweg 2, 2333 CA Leiden. 

To gain access, please use the intercom and mention that you are a Lorentz Center guest. 


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Niels Bohrweg 1 & 2

2333 CA Leiden

The Netherlands

+31 71 527 5400