Public Transport

Take the train or bus to Almelo central station (CS). The theaterhotel is within a 10 minute walking distance. You can follow the ANWB roadsigns to the Theaterhotel. To plan your trip to Almelo Central Station we suggest using these websites: and

The route to walk from the train station to the theaterhotel is depicted in the map below.

By car

Coming from A1/E30/A35

Take exit 30 'Almelo Zuid'. Follow the N349 in the direction of 'Ootmarsum - Almelo Oost'.
Follow direction 'Ring-Oost' and follow the provided ANWB signs.

Coming from all other directions

Follow direction 'Ring-Oost' and follow the provided ANWB signs.

Parking, Kiss & Ride

Directly in front of the main entrance to the Theaterhotel is the 'Stadserf P4' parking garage. The parking is free for visitors with a room at the Theaterhotel and usually completely filled during the festival. You can drop people off in front of the hotel (Kiss & Ride) but if you want to leave your car you will block other people, including the bus service we've arranged to other hotels.

We advise all other visitors to park at 'Stadserf P3' Deck D which is connected to the Theaterhotel through an entrance on the third floor.

Stadserf P3:
Opening times: 24 hours
Payment: Cash, pin, credit card
Costs: day tariff: € 6,- (tip: you can get exit cards for € 5,- at the hotel registration desk if you are parked for more than 3 hours)

If you want to use navigation or trip-planning software the destination addresses are:

Theaterhotel Almelo / Stadserf P4 / Kiss & Ride
Schouwburgplein 1

Stadserf P3
Hagenborg 115

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