**Please note on Sunday 22 September 2013 the Dam tot Damloop Run takes place in and around Amsterdam, hence participants who are staying in the city centre may encounter delays getting to the venue RAI.**
Amsterdam RAI is easy to reach by both public transport or by car and has ample parking facilities on and outside its site. Amsterdam RAI is situated 8 minutes from Amsterdam’s city centre and 15 minutes from Schiphol Airport.
The RAI has its ‘own’ station, Amsterdam RAI 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 Amsterdam RAI. 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 Amsterdam RAI station. For further information and journey planner, consult the city transport company, GVB by visiting: http://en.gvb.nl/pages/home.aspx
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). Amsterdam RAI 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 Amsterdam RAI whether you travel by car, train, taxi or bus. The Schiphol.nl website provides information including: up-to-the-minute flight information, connecting transport facilities to Amsterdam RAI and business facilities.
TCA – Taxi Centrale Amsterdam: +31 (0)20-777 7777