Getting to Amsterdam

Air France & KLM 

IBC have partnered with Air France and KLM to offer IBC2024 attendees attractive discounts of up to 15%* on a wide range of public fares on all Air France, KLM and their code-shared flights.


  • Event ID code: 40946AF
  • Valid for travel from 06/09/2024 to 23/09/2024

Frequent flyer programmes of Air France, KLM and their partner airlines are credited with miles when Air France or KLM flights are used. For any questions please contact

*Subject to terms & conditions

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Please be advised that due to new terminal being built at the Amsterdam Centraal station, Eurostar routes from Amsterdam to London will be suspended from June 2024 until early 2025. During this time, there will be no direct cross-channel rail services to Amsterdam.

Travellers will still be able to take a direct Eurostar train from London St Pancras International to Amsterdam Centraal, however on their return journey from Amsterdam to London will have to take the intercity train from Amsterdam to Brussels before changing to the Eurostar. 

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Getting around Amsterdam

Tram, Metro & Bus

If you arrive at Amsterdam Central Station, you can take Metro 52, the underground connection linking the district of Amsterdam North to the Amsterdam Zuid railway station. This line provides the fastest direct connection from Amsterdam Centraal Station to the RAI (alight at Europaplein station). You can also take Tram 4 from Amsterdam Centraal Station and alight at Europaplein.

From Amsterdam Zuid or Amstel Station, you can reach the RAI by Metro 51 (alight at Amsterdam RAI station) or by Bus line 62 (alight at Europaplein) or 65 (alight at Scheldeplein). Metro 50, which runs between Amsterdam Sloterdijk and Gein, also stops at the Amsterdam RAI station.

GVB Journey Planner


The Amsterdam RAI railway station is located a stone's throw from the RAI and has regular connections to all parts of the Netherlands, like Schiphol airport, Rotterdam, Utrecht, the Hague and is also linked to the international train network. Simply follow the signs to RAI Amsterdam when you leave the station. You can plan your journey and purchase train tickets by clicking below. 




Inexpensive, environmentally friendly, fun and most popular way to travel - Amsterdam is renowned for its abundant cyclists! Bikes are available for rent at most railway stations or at a bike dealers or rental agencies in town.


TCA taxis are available to and from the RAI and throughout the city of Amsterdam. A typical taxi journey from the RAI into the Amsterdam city centre should cost around €20.00. To arrange a smooth, fixed-priced transfer from Schiphol to your hotel or to the RAI, pre-order your taxi on +31 (0) 207 777777 or via For more information, please click here

Download the TCA app to be able to order your taxi 24/7 and benefit from guaranteed fixed fares at the time of booking.

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There is ample parking at the RAI Amsterdam including 30 electric charging stations. 

Visitors can purchase a one day parking ticket from the vending machines. You can also purchase your parking ticket in advance. This way, you are assured a parking space, and, having paid already, can easily enter and exit the parking garage.


IBC work with the RAI Hotel Services, our official housing agent, to offer hotel accommodation for IBC2024 attendees and exhibitors at special event rates, and to ensure you are able to choose from a range of hotels to suit your preferences.