RAI Amsterdam | 6 - 9 November 2023

Travel & stay

Amsterdam metro station

Public transport

Metro 52 or tram 4 stops right in front of the RAI and will take you into the heart of Amsterdam.

Amsterdam Central Station
metro 52 direction Zuid (South) - subway station Europaplein
tram 4 - tram stop Europaplein

Amsterdam Amstel station
metro 51 - station Amsterdam RAI
bus 65 direction KNSM eiland - bus stop Scheldeplein
bus 62 direction Lelylaan - bus stop Europaplein

Amsterdam Sloterdijk station
metro 50 direction Gein - station Amsterdam RAI

Amsterdam Duivendrecht station
train direction of Schiphol - station Amsterdam RAI
metro 50 direction Isolatorweg - station Amsterdam RAI

Amsterdam Lelylaan station
bus 62 direction Amstelstation - bus stop Europaplein

Amsterdam Zuid/WTC
metro 52 direction Noord (North) - subway station Europaplein
bus 65 direction KNSM eiland - bus stop Scheldeplein

In the tram and in the bus you can buy a 1-hour ticket for all GVB tram-, bus- and metro lines in Amsterdam. The ticket is also available at the GVB Tickets & Info counters and from the ticket vending machines in the metro stations.

Door-to-door journey planner

NS train

By train

Station RAI is just 300 metres from the RAI building and has regular connections to Schiphol, Rotterdam, Utrecht, The Hague and the international rail network. RAI Amsterdam is only a couple of minutes walk from the RAI train station.

More information:

Fly with discount

Air France/KLM is our official carrier and offers a unique discount of 10% on your airfare, if you travel with AIR FRANCE or KLM to Aquatech Amsterdam.

The discount code IDC38776AF can be used until the 9th of November 2023 and only via the www.klm.nl or www.airfrance.nl, when completing the payment process.

The discount code is only valid for Aquatech Amsterdam attendees and can be used once by a single customer for only one online purchase. This discount code cannot be combined with other special offers.


Get your visa


If you require a VISA, please make sure to arrange this as soon as possible. VISA application may take up to 6 weeks.
If you are planning a short visit to the Netherlands and you do not have Dutch nationality, you may need to apply for a visa. Whether or not you need a visa for the Netherlands depends on your nationality and the length of your stay in the Netherlands.


Apply for a Schengen visa at the Dutch mission (embassy or consulate) in the country where you reside or are entitled to reside. Visa is only provided if the requirements are met. One of the requirements might be to provide a visa invitation letter. RAI Amsterdam is able to supply this invitation letter. You will need to register as a visitor first. Your confirmation of registration will contain a link to apply for a visa invitation letter.
Directions to RAI Amsterdam

By car

RAI Amsterdam is situated just off Amsterdam's A10 ring motorway (exit 9) and has its own underground car park.
Visitors to public events are advised to use public transport. RAI Amsterdam is only 15 minutes away from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and has its own train station.
During major events signposts along the ring road will direct you to one of the car parks on the edge of Amsterdam, where a shuttle bus will bring you to the RAI.

GPS: Europaplein, 1078 GZ Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
RAI parking


RAI Amsterdam has lots of parking facilities in and around the building. Visitors to public events are advised to use public transport.

Rates (rate per 1 January 2023)
The parking rate is € 5.50 per hour with a maximum of € 32.00 per day.
Motorcycles park for free in the parking zones for motorcycles outside of the parking garage.

Easy exit
Buy your parking ticket online for € 26.00 per day instead of € 32.00.


More information can be found in the Parking FAQ

Hotel Room

RAI Hotel Services

The countdown to Aquatech Amsterdam has begun, and we look forward to welcoming you from 6 - 9 November 2023 in Amsterdam.


All hotels offered for the Aquatech Amsterdam comply to the Health and Safety Regulations stated by the RIVM (National Institute for Public Health and the Environment).

Important: RAI Hotel Service is the only official housing partner for all RAI Exhibitions and most third party exhibitions taking place at RAI Amsterdam.

City of Amsterdam

Visit bustling Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a bustling European hub with unparalleled amounts of history, culture and activities. With breathtaking canals and exquisite architecture, this city never ceases to amaze. If you enjoy shopping, sightseeing or fine dining be sure to reserve some time to visit Amsterdam.


Or reserve a seat for the canal cruise and join a boat tour through the sparkling lights of the city.