With the opening of the new Metro 52, the most convenient way from the airport is to take any of the NS Sprinter trains and get off at station Zuid. At station Zuid, change to Metro 52 and get off a the next stop Europaplein. Entrance C of the RAI is directly in front of the stop Europaplein.
Alternatively, you can continue on the train for one more stop and get off at RAI station. From RAI station, follow the signs for RAI Amsterdam to walk the last part (approximately 500m).
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By tram, metro or bus
Metro 52 will take you from Amsterdam Centraal Station to the RAI Amsterdam in just 8 minutes. Get off at Europaplein. Alternatively, Tram 4 also runs between Amsterdam Centraal Station and the RAI Amsterdam (get off at Europaplein). Both Metro 52 and Tram 4 stop in front of the RAI complex.
From Amstel Station, you can reach us by Bus 62 (stop Europaplein).
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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/Amsterdam). RAI Amsterdam is situated right next to the ring road (Exit 9). The RAI’s car parks are signposted immediately after leaving the ring road.
Taxis are available at most tourist hubs including Leidseplein, Dam Square and Central Station. Hailing a taxi can be difficult, especially on weekends, but cab service is generally prompt if you call ahead. You can reach the Amsterdam city taxi line on 0031 (0) 900 677 7777.
For an alternative Dutch taxi, catch one of the many bicycle taxis around the city. The pedal-powered taxis can carry up to two people and are cheaper than conventional taxis.