Arrival by airplane
There is a direct train connection between the airport and Utrecht Central Station. It takes about 30-45 minutes to travel to Utrecht. 

Train tickets are available from the yellow ticket machines near the platforms at Schiphol or from the ticket offices, close to the red/white-checked cube at Schiphol Plaza. There is a direct train to Utrecht every 15 minutes.

You will soon notice that almost everyone in the Netherlands speaks English fairly well. For journey advice and time tables you can also check: Netherlands Railway

Travel within Utrecht
From Utrecht Central Station you can either take a bus (28) or a taxi.

OV-chipcard
The OV-chipcard is a smart card and the new means of payment for the public transport system. 

Travel to De Uithof
Take bus 28 or 12 from Central Station