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 »
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.
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.
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.
RAI Amsterdam has lots of parking facilities in and around the building. Visitors to public events are advised to use public transport.
The parking rate is € 4.50 per hour with a maximum of € 28.00 per day.
Motorcycles park for free in the parking zones for motorcycles outside of the parking garage.
Buy your parking ticket online for € 22.00 per day instead of € 28.00.
All hotels offered for the METSTRADE 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.
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.