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Amsterdam as host for EAS 2018

This year’s edition marks the largest expo ever and is hosted by one of Europe’s best visited tourism destinations. Did you know that Amsterdam has more than 800 years of history to discover, or that it has more bicycles than inhabitants? Also, don't be afraid that you cannot find your way around Amsterdam, 86% of the inhabitants is fluent in 2 or more languages. When walking around in Amsterdam, you also might notice some sustainable solutions to city problems. For both leisure as for urban development Amsterdam is focusing on sustainability and is seen as a pioneer in going green.

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Be inspired by this diverse and intercultural city. Meet and discuss with international professionals and learn from the wide variety of progressive attractions, museums and events in the area.

Where to stay?

No time to hunt for excellent, affordable accommodation? We offer you the opportunity to book directly though our official agent, RAI Hotel Services.

You enjoy the best prices and they help you find the perfect place to stay, tailored to your needs. Select your hotel below and profit from the best hotel deal or book through our official accommodation booking link.

= Special promotions and/or complimentary amenities may be available at this property.


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How to get here?

By plane

Amsterdam  and the RAI Convention Centre are centrally located in Europe and easy accessible from Schiphol Airport. Direct flights from more than 300 destinations will bring you to Amsterdam in no-time. From Schiphol Airport it is only a 10-minute trainride to RAI Amsterdam Convention Centre.

By train

RAI Amsterdam Convention Centre is easy accessible by train as well. The station of RAI Amsterdam is only a few minutes walk and easy accessible from international destinations.

The Netherlands are connected to the following international destinations by train:

From Belgium

The InterCity from Brussels arrives in The Hague or Rotterdam. From there a transfer is required to the Dutch Railways (NS) to continue the travel to RAI Amsterdam.

From France

The Thalys connects Paris to Amsterdam in less than 4 hours. Amsterdam Central Station is connected to RAI Amsterdam by subway, tram and train.

From Germany

The ICE connects Amsterdam to Düsseldorf and Frankfurt. Other destinations such as Berlin require a transfer.

From England
The Eurostar runs since 2018 from London to Amsterdam in less than 4 hours.

Find more information and book tickets at:
» eurail.com
» nsinternational.nl

By bike

Did you know that the number of bikes in Amsterdam exceeds the number of inhabitants and is four times the number of cars in Amsterdam? Rent a bike to travel from your hotel to RAI Amsterdam Convention Centre and experience some authentic Dutch culture along the way. Amsterdam offers about 400 kilometers of bike paths, which even leads through the renovated Rijksmuseum.

Fun fact: 57% of the inhabitants uses the bike on a daily basis

» For more information about alternative ways to travel within Amsterdam, visit DiscoverHolland.com.

Experience Amsterdam

Use the opportunity to visit some of Amsterdam’s new attractions, such as the recently renovated 'Rijksmuseum' or the new experience ‘This is Holland’. Discover the authentic Dutch city with its atmospheric canals, parks and international inhabitants or leave the city when joining the EDUtour to learn about one of Europe’s leading Halloween events at Walibi Holland or the After-Show Tour to some of the Netherland’s most amazing leisure attractions, including the Efteling and Toverland.