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A28 motorway (Netherlands)

Location of the A28 motorway.

The A28 motorway is a motorway in the Netherlands. It is approximately 188 kilometers in length.

The A28 traverses the Dutch provinces of Utrecht, Gelderland, Overijssel, Drenthe and Groningen. The road connects the cities of Utrecht, Amersfoort, Zwolle, Assen, and Groningen.


  • Overview 1
  • European route 2
  • Exit list 3
  • External links 4


The A28 near interchange Rijnsweerd.

The A28 motorway's southern terminus is in the city of Utrecht, at an intersection with the Waterlinieweg, an important arterial road through the eastern part of the city. Major motorway junctions can be found at the interchanges Rijnsweerd near Utrecht (A27), Hoevelaken near Amersfoort (A1), Hattemerbroek near Zwolle (motorway A50 / highway N50), Lankhorst near Meppel (A32) and Hoogeveen near Hoogeveen (A37). The northern terminus is at the traffic light controlled intersection of Julianaplein near Groningen (motorway A7 / highway N7).

The A28, however, is not the most direct connection between Utrecht and Groningen. The route via Lelystad and Heerenveen, following the A27, A6 and the A7, is some 10 kilometers shorter. Groningen is not signed at the southern terminus of the motorway to avoid confusion. Groningen first appears on the signs near exit Soesterberg.

The A28 motorway generally has 2x2 lanes, except for a short section just east of Utrecht where shoulder running is allowed during rushhour, and in the city of Zwolle, were narrow additional lanes are added in the median and can be opened depending on traffic flow.

European route

Between the interchange Hoevelaken near Amersfoort and the terminus at Julianaplein in Groningen, the A28 is also a European route: the E232. This section of the A28 is the complete E232 route; the E232 does not consist of any other road or section.

Exit list

Province Municipality km. # Name Roads Notes
Utrecht Utrecht 0 Centrum / Rijnsweerd Terminus at junction in Utrecht
1 Interchange Rijnsweerd A27
2 2 De Uithof
Zeist 9 3 Den Dolder N238
Soest 11 4 Soesterberg
Utrechtse Heuvelrug 16 5 Maarn N221, N227
Leusden 17 6 Leusden-Zuid N226 Zuid means south
19 7 Leusden
Amersfoort 22 8 Amersfoort
27 Interchange Hoevelaken A1
Gelderland Nijkerk 30 8a Amersfoort-Vathorst / Nijkerk-Zuid
36 9 Nijkerk N301
Putten 41 10 Strand Nulde
Ermelo 46 11 Strand Horst
Harderwijk 51 12 Ermelo N303
53 13 Lelystad N302
Nunspeet 63 14 Elspeet N310
66 15 Epe
Elburg 72 16 't Harde N309
Oldebroek 82 17 Wezep N308
86 Interchange Hattemerbroek A50 / N50
Overijssel Zwolle 92 18 Zwolle-Zuid N331, N337
94 19 Zwolle-Centrum Centrum means center
96 20 Zwolle-Noord N35 Noord means north
Ommen 99 21 Ommen N340
Dalfsen 105 22 Nieuwleusen N377
Staphorst 112 23 Staphorst
114 Interchange Lankhorst A32
Drenthe De Wolden 121 24 De Wijk
128 25 Zuidwolde Eastbound exit and westbound entrance
132 25 Zuidwolde Westbound exit and eastbound entrance
Hoogeveen 134/140 Interchange Hoogeveen A37, N48 Gap in km
142 26 Hoogeveen
144 27 Fluitenberg
148 28 Pesse N375
Westerveld 152 29 Dwingeloo
Midden-Drenthe 157 30 Beilen
160 31 Westerbork N381
Assen 171 32 Assen-Zuid N33
174 33 Assen N371
179 34 Assen-Noord
Tynaarlo 186 35 Vries N386
189 36 Zuidlaren N34 Southbound exit and northbound entrance
190 37 Eelde / Groningen Airport
Groningen Haren 196 38 Haren
Groningen 199 39 Groningen-Zuid
200 Intersection Julianaplein A7 / N7

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