The closest airport to the venue is Amsterdam Airport Schiphol which is one of the world’s major hub airports. It is ranked 12th in the preliminary 2006 ACI Annual Passenger Traffic Survey and handled over 46 million passengers in 2006. Over 100 airlines fly directly into the airport, making it easily accessible from all over the world.
From Amsterdam Airport Schiphol the venue is only 15 minutes away by either taxi or train. A taxi from the airport to the venue will cost approximately €35. Trains run directly from the airport to the Amsterdam RAI station where you will then be able to see directional signage to Hall 8 and Passenger Terminal CONFERENCE & EXPO 2017. The walk from the Amsterdam RAI station to the main entrance takes approximately 5-10 minutes.
The venue has its own dedicated train station, the Amsterdam RAI station, with direct connections to Rotterdam, the Hague, Leiden, Weesp, het Gooi and the Flevo polders.
It is possible to get intercity trains directly to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol from Roosendaal, Belgium. Here you will need to change trains for the Amsterdam RAI station. If you are travelling by train from Arnhem, Germany the fastest way to the venue is to take the train to Amsterdam Duivendrecht station where you will need change trains to the Amsterdam RAI station.
Once at the Amsterdam RAI station you will be able to see directional signage to Hall 8 and Passenger Terminal CONFERENCE & EXPO 2017. The walk from the Amsterdam RAI station to the main entrance takes approximately 5-10 minutes.
By Bus & Tram
From Amsterdam Central Station (CS), you can take the Amstelveen express tram 51 (travelling time: 12 minutes, exit at the Amsterdam RAI station) or tram 4 (travelling time: 30 minutes, exit at the RAI Europaplein).
If you are travelling by train to the Amstel station, you can take the Amstelveen express tram 51 (travelling time: 5 minutes) or the bus (route 15 or 62), which will bring you to the RAI within 10 minutes. In this case you should get off at Europaplein (bus 62) or Dintelstraat (bus 15). From Amsterdam Sloterdijk station, the best way to reach the Amsterdam RAI is with express tram 50 (direction Gein).
The walk from the RAI Europaplein to the main entrance takes approximately 2 minutes.
I Amsterdam Card
If you are planning on using the extensive public transport system in Amsterdam we recommend the I Amsterdam Card. The I Amsterdam Card is an all-in-one pass for unlimited travel on all GVB* tram, bus and metro services in Amsterdam for up to three days, plus vouchers worth more than €90 in discounts for canal cruises, museums and other attractions.
Please Note: It is not valid for train travel, including to and from Schiphol Airport.
The I Amsterdam Card can be purchased at the GVB Tickets & Info counter and from the Amsterdam Tourist Board, both on Stationsplein in front of Amsterdam Centraal station. For more information, visit: www.iamsterdamcard.com
Situated alongside Amsterdam’s A10 orbital motorway (exit S109) and with numerous road signs the Amsterdam RAI is easily accessible by car. Parking is also easy, as the venue has its own underground car parks. For routeplanner navigate to: Europaplein 22, 1078 GZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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