RAI Amsterdam | 2 - 5 November 2021


Travel & stay

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 (a disposable chip card) 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.

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 on door-to-door journey planner or the NS Journey planner.

By Airplane

Fly with discount.
Air France / KLM is our official carrier. Visitors and exhibitors benefit from 5 - 15% discount on a wide range of public fares in Economy, Business, and First class.

Your benefits:

  • Access to the AIR FRANCE, KLM and partner airline network
  • Ticket fares at reduced rates (up to 15% on international flights)
  • Miles earned with the Flying Blue program
  • Exclusive fares available 7 days before and after the event.

Subject to change.

Book your ticket »

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.

Read more about a visa for The Netherlands »

You can 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.

By car or motor

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.

Parking

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

  • Rates
    The parking rate is € 4.50 per hour with a maximum of € 26.00 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 € 15.00 per day instead of € 26.00.
    Book and pay »

More information can be found in the Parking FAQ

RAI Hotel Services

The countdown to Aquatech Amsterdam 2021 has begun, and we look forward to welcoming you from 2 - 5 November 2021 in RAI Amsterdam.

Find & book the perfect hotel in Amsterdam, book now »

  • Important: RAI Hotel Service is the only official housing partner for all RAI Exhibitions and most third party exhibitions taking place at RAI Amsterdam.
    The Aquatech Amsterdam 2021 has been made aware of service providers, which have contacted a number of exhibitors, citing the Aquatech Amsterdam 2021 to offer hotel reservation services. Please note that these services do not represent the Aquatech Amsterdam 2021 nor have the authorisation to use the name or trademark on information they send out to exhibitors.

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.

Check out iAmsterdam website »

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