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Practical info STRP Festival

It's almost time for the annual STRP Festival. We're more than happy to explain what STRP is and why you shouldn't miss it. But not here, sorry! This article is about all things practical. From tickets to transportation and from accommodation to the best spots for a culinary break: we'll tell you all about it! 

What is STRP Festival?  

Maybe you read the intro and are thinking, "Help! I have absolutely no idea what this is about!". We get that you'd rather start with what and why before reading all about the how, where, and when. These guides and tips will help you get started: 

Where and when?

This year's STRP Festival runs from Thursday, April 11th to Saturday, April 13th in Microstad. Explore exhibitions on Thursday and Friday from 10:00 to 18:00, and on Saturday until 20:00. With an STRP X BREEK ticket, dive into the experimental music program until 23:00. While we're on the subject of the program, here you can check out what's all on the schedule.


STRP Festival consists of a number of free and paid exhibitions, a music program, and the STRP Scenarios: special lectures. There will also be a digital program. On the STRP website, you can see exactly what you can see where, and when.


You need different tickets for the various program sections. Sounds complicated with such an extensive program, but we promise it isn’t. Below, you can read exactly which tickets you need for which parts of the program. Tickets are available through the STRP online ticketshop

Regular STRP Festival ticket

The regular ticket gives you access to all the exhibitions, the music program, and the online program. You can exchange your ticket for a wristband at Microstad, it's that easy! This wristband is valid throughout the festival, which might be helpful if you want to avoid cramming everything into one day. This ticket sells for 17,50 euros, but! If you're under 25, you only pay 7,50 euros. Just select the 'Young & Student' option when you order a ticket. Children up to 10 can go to STRP for free. 

STRP Scenarios tickets

STRP Scenarios are lectures that focus on the ethics of technology and its impact on people and society. This year, there are two scenarios (and many artist talks) you can attend. The scenarios are part of the program, and therefore are included in your ticket. But, you will need to reserve a spot via the ticket shop. Attention: spots for scenarios are limited; first come, first serve. 


Travel to STRP

By train

Eindhoven has two train stations, Eindhoven Central Station and Strijp-S Station. Intercity trains, as well as Sprinters stop here. Sprinters are trains that make stops at all stations between larger cities (short sprints, get it?). You can schedule your journey via the journey planner on or Google Maps.

By car

All roads lead to… Eindhoven! From Amsterdam/Utrecht, take the A2; from Rotterdam/Tilburg, take the A58; from Antwerp, the A67; from Arnhem/Nijmegen, the A50. Here you can find all the parking facilities in the city. 

By plane

Eindhoven Airport is about 15 minutes away (by bus) from Eindhoven Central Station. A bus leaves from the airport to the city center every 10 to 15 minutes and vice versa, except after 21:00. 

Openbaar vervoer - Bart van Overbeeke

(Public) transportation in the city

All STRP venues are a maximum 15-minute walk from Central Station and each other. Don't feel like walking? Rent an NS bike. Get one at the bicycle parking in the basement of Central Station. You will also find plenty of electric bikes and scooters from GO Sharing, Tier, and Felix in Eindhoven. Fast and sustainable! You can also take the bus: plan your trip via Google Maps

For more information, see our page on public transportation.

Spend the night in Eindhoven!

Need more than one day to take in everything STRP has to offer? We understand! Book a night (or two) in one of the arty hotels or B&Bs. You can find all accommodation on our accommodation page

Food & drinks

Your festival experience will be so much better if you know the best spots to eat and drink. Rest assured: Eindhoven has plenty of restaurants, cafes, and bars. Ideal for short or long culinary breaks. Don't know where to go? Check out our tips for Eating & Drinking