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Travelling to Amsterdam

By Air

Most delegates arrive in Amsterdam via the closest city airport; Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS), less than 20k from Amsterdam City Centre.

By Train

Trains from Schiphol Airport to the Rai are very quick and efficient, costing approx. €7 one way. When buying your ticket from a kiosk, make sure you search for "Amsterdam Rai" to find the correct station. Another option is to get an Amsterdam Travel Ticket which lets you use virtually all of the city’s public transport on one ticket.

Your ticket includes unlimited travel from Schiphol to every train station in Amsterdam! You can choose either a one, two or three-day card to best suit your needs.

To find out more about the best routes to get to the venue, view Rai's route planner.

Airport Transfers


Looking for an even faster and more comfortable route?

If you decide on booking a transfer service your chauffeur will be waiting for you at the terminal with a sign with your name on it. Transfers are available to book here.

Uber is also available and it comes with a variety of options and pricing as either Black (original service with VIP taxi sedans), Comfort (newer cars with extra legroom) or UberX (lower cost 'everyday rides'). There is also Green (electric) and Van (up to 5 people).


For a comprehensive Q&A on parking and route options for the Rai see Route RAI Amsterdam for further information.

Venue Map

Did you know you can explore The RAI venue via their virtual tour?

Exploring Amsterdam?

Planning a holiday after the show and want some tips on where to go and explore? We’ve got you covered. Drop the delegates team an email and we’ll be happy to send you recommendations.

Nearby Restaurants & Key Facts

What's there to do in Amsterdam? We've got you. Check out nearby attractions and restaurants!

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Top Restaurants in Amsterdam

While every street and every corner of Amsterdam is filled with restaurants ranging from casual to high-end. You can checkout the best recommended restaurants via the Amsterdam Eater website below.

Key Facts You Shouldn’t Miss

🕒 Time zone Central European Time Zone (GMT+1)

💰 Currency & VAT The currency for Amsterdam is the Euro. The standard VAT rate is 21%.

Electricity The Netherlands uses the classic “Euro” plug, also known as type C and type F. If you are travelling from the United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, Australia or the United States, you’ll need to bring an adapter.

🚰 Water safety Tap water is safe to drink and is among the safest and cleanest tap water in Europe. Don’t forget to pack your recyclable water bottle and make use of the water refill stations at the venue!

📞 International telephone numbers Important telephone numbers Emergencies: 112 (for first aid, police, fire department) The area code for Amsterdam is: 20 The country dialing code is: +31

☀️ Temperature and Weather Overall expect quite a bit of sunshine and normal average temperatures of 15° Celsius (59° Fahrenheit) — and daytime highs of 19-20° Celcius (66.2-68° Fahrenheit). Don’t forget the aircon is always on in the venue and event spaces so be prepared for a range of temperatures that can vary between the outside and inside.