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How to get there?

Date: 22-24 May 2017
Congress Venue: RAI, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Entrance: E
Hall: Forum Centre (click here for the access plan)


How to get to Amsterdam?

  • Arriving by plane:

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, the primary international airport in the Netherlands, is located about 20 kilometres from Amsterdam. Ninety airlines fly to and from Schiphol and have offices at the airport or in Amsterdam. You can reach the city from Schiphol in just half an hour by train, taxi or hotel shuttle.

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  • Event: EMAS 2017
  • Travel validity: from 17th to 29th May 2017
  • Nearest Airport : Amsterdam Schipol (AMS)



The Connexxion Amsterdam Tourist Ticket costs € 10,- round trip. The bus takes only 30 minutes from Schiphol Plaza to the centre of Amsterdam (Leidseplein). There are 6 to 8 buses each hour. Return journeys do not have to take place on the same day.
The taxi rank is located at the airport’s exit. Depending on traffic, a taxi can take you to the city centre in half an hour. One ride will cost you approximately 40 euros. It is strongly advised not to take rides from drivers soliciting within the airport. These are not officially approved taxi drivers.
Schiphol train station is located directly underneath the airport. From here, intercities and slower trains from the Nederlandse Spoorwegen (Dutch Railways - NS) can take you to Amsterdam Central Station (city centre), Amsterdam Zuid (World Trade Center) and Amsterdam RAI (conference centre). These stations are a maximum of 25 minutes away.

  • Arriving by Train:

    Amsterdam Central Station is the main station. From there it is simple to complete with public transport or taxi. If you are travelling from another station in the Netherlands, it's possible that you can choose another Amsterdam train station nearer your accommodation.


How to get to the Congress venue?

  • Public Transport Information:

Amsterdam boasts an impressive public transport network including metros, buses, trams, ferries and trains to help you get around the capital. The I amsterdam City Card gives you unlimited use of the GVB public transport system for 24, 48 or 72 hours
I amsterdam City Card: http://www.iamsterdam.com/en-GB/experience/deals/i-amsterdam-city-card

Coming by train?

The RAI has its own train station, “RAI Amsterdam”. When leaving the station simply follow the signs for RAI Amsterdam.

Coming by tramway/bus?

The Tramway/Bus stop is called "Amsterdam, Europaplein"

  • Taxis:

Taxis are a popular form of transport in a city where many residents don't own a car. Amsterdam recently launched a campaign to improve taxi services.

Taxi car (maximum four passengers)
Maximum start price: € 2,83
Maximum price per kilometre: € 2,08
Maximum price per minute: € 0,34

Taxi bus (five to eight passengers)
Maximum start price: € 5,75
Maximum price per kilometre: € 2,62
Maximum price per minute: € 0,39

You can find more information on Amsterdam’s taxis at www.taxi.amsterdam.nl


Important Dates

Online services are now closed
Since 21 May 2017

Abstract submission deadline
Abstract submission is closed

Late Breaking Science submission
Late Breaking Science submission is closed

Early registration fee
Until 10 February 2017 (24:00 CET)

Standard Registration fee
Until 02 May 2017 (24:00 CET)

Late Registration fee
From 03 May 2017


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