How to Reach Us
The RAI has its 'own' station, RAI Amsterdam which is located a stone's throw from the RAI complex and is easy to reach from anywhere in the Netherlands. When you leave the station follow the signs for RAI Amsterdam. For further information consult the NS [Dutch railways] travel planner by visiting: www.ns.nl.
By tram, metro or bus
Tram 4 runs between the RAI (Europaplein stop), Amsterdam's city centre and Amsterdam Central Station. You can reach the RAI from the Amstel railway station by taking Metro 51 and Bus 65. Metro 51 also runs to Amsterdam Central Station. Metro 50 runs regularly between the Amsterdam Sloterdijk and Gein stations and stops at the RAI Amsterdam station.
The RAI is immediately signposted on roads signs on the ring road drivers end up on after approaching Amsterdam from the A1 motorway (Amersfoort/Amsterdam), the A2 (Utrecht/Amsterdam) or the A4 (Den Haag [The Hague]/Amsterdam). RAI Amsterdam is situated right next to the ring road (Exit 9). The RAI's car parks are signposted immediately after leaving the ring road.
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is located a mere 15 minutes from RAI Amsterdam whether you travel by car, train, taxi or bus. The Amsterdam Airport website provides information including: up-to-the-minute flight information, connecting transport facilities to RAI Amsterdam and business facilities.
Any taxi company can bring you to RAI Amsterdam. Only taxis operated by the company TCA can pick you up at the RAI, however. During certain events, there will be TCA taxis waiting at the entrance of the event. If there are none available you can order one via the reception.
Need transportation from the Airport to the RAI or hotel? Taxi Electric is recommended by the RAI.
If you are coming to an event in RAI Amsterdam by coach you can usually park in P6. Simply follow the signs marked P-RAI 6. Some events attract a large number of buses. If this is the case, there will be signs on the Europaboulevard which indicate the route coaches can follow to park. You can let us know you are arriving by coach via firstname.lastname@example.org.