International Court of Justice

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The Court's address: International Court of Justice Peace Palace
Carnegieplein 2
2517 KJ The Hague
Netherlands
Telephone: 31 (0)70 302 23 23
Fax: 31 (0)70 364 99 28

The Court is located between the city centre of The Hague and the Scheveningen district. It is at a roughly similar distance from both of The Hague's two main railway stations, Centraal Station (CS) and the station for international lines, Hollands Spoor (HS).

By car:

    From Utrecht
  • Take the A12/E30 motorway following directions to The Hague (Den Haag).
  • In The Hague, at the traffic light at the end of the motorway, turn left onto Zuid-Hollandlaan.
  • At the end of Zuid-Hollandlaan, turn right at the traffic light onto Koningskade.
  • At the third traffic light, turn left onto Laan Copes van Cattenburgh.
  • After passing the Police Station on the left, turn left into Burgemeester van Karnebeeklaan.
  • The Peace Palace is on the right side of the square at the end of this road.
    From Rotterdam
  • Take the A13/E19 motorway, then change onto the A12/E30 in the direction of The Hague.
  • On arrival in The Hague, follow the directions given above.
    From Amsterdam
  • Take the A4/E19 motorway, then change onto the A12/E30 in the direction of The Hague.
  • On arrival in The Hague, follow the directions given above.
  • Visitors are not allowed to park inside the Peace Palace grounds. Vehicles should be left in parking spaces (generally short-term and metered) in neighbouring streets.

On public transport:

    Buses and trams to the Peace Palace run every 15-20 minutes. Tickets can be bought directly from the drivers or in train stations, supermarkets and tobacconists (ask for a “strippenkaart” or multiple ticket). The journey from either of the main stations to the Peace Palace lasts around 15 minutes.
    From Den Haag Hollands Spoor (HS) station:
  • TRAM 1 (terminus Scheveningen Noorderstrand)
  • TRAM 10 (terminus Statenkwartier)
  • Alight at the “Vredespaleis” stop
    From Den Haag Centraal Station (CS) station:
  • BUS 24 (terminus Kijkduin). Alight at the “Vredespaleis” stop.
  • TRAM 10 (terminus Statenkwartier), rush-hour service only. Alight at the “Vredespaleis” stop.
  • TRAMS 16 (terminus Moerwijk) or 17 (terminus Statenkwartier) outside rush hours. Change at the “Kneuterdijk” stop and take TRAM 1 (terminus Scheveningen Noorderstrand). Alight at the “Vredespaleis” stop.

For more information on the timetables and routes of public transport services in The Hague, please consult the website of HTM, the bus and tram company for The Hague, on www.htm.net.