25th Biennial Congress of the European Association for Cancer Research

Congress Venue

RAI Amsterdam

Postbus 77777
NL 1070 MS Amsterdam
The Netherlands
 +31 (0)20 549 12 12

Based in the famous city of Amsterdam, the RAI has been uniting different worlds, people and markets for more than a century, at home and abroad.

Reaching the venue

By air

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is located a mere 15 minutes from RAI Amsterdam whether you travel by car, train, taxi or bus. The Amsterdam Airport website provides information including: up-to-the-minute flight information, connecting transport facilities to RAI Amsterdam and business facilities.

By rail

The RAI has its ‘own’ station, RAI Amsterdam 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 RAI Amsterdam. For further information consult the NS [Dutch railways] travel planner by visiting:

By road

RAI Traffic Management provides parking facilities for organisers, exhibitors and visitors during events at RAI Amsterdam.

  • Easily accessible thanks to its location next to the A10 highway, please follow P-RAI 1-6
  • Covered car park
  • Mostly you park your car at a maximum of 200 metres of the entrance of your event
  • Fixed parking rate of 18.00 per 24 hours.  
  • If you visit the theater, Strandzuid/Zuidpool or The Roast Room, please buy your parking ticket at the location.
  • Will you come as a supplier? Please visit the supplier area.

Parking at the RAI complex is easy and affordable. The multi-storey car park is easily accessible thanks to its location next to the A10 highway by Exit 9 and has 4,000 parking spaces. During large-scale events, the outside areas also become available, which expands parking capacity to 5,000 parking spaces.


If you are coming to an event in RAI Amsterdam by coach you can usually park in P6. Simply follow the signs marked P-RAI 6. Some events attract a large number of buses. If this is the case, there will be signs on the Europaboulevard which indicate the route coaches can follow to park. You can let us know you are arriving by coach via

Route description (in PDF) to RAI Amsterdam »

Above: RAI Amsterdam

Travel within Amsterdam

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 RAI Amsterdam station.


Any taxi company can bring you to RAI Amsterdam. Only taxis operated by the company TCA can pick you up at the RAI, however. During certain events, there will be TCA taxis waiting at the entrance of the event. If there are none available you can order one via the reception.


For active visitors to the RAI, there is a bicycle shed and the RAI is in the process of putting up charging stations for e-bikes and e-scooters. OV-bikes at the Amsterdam RAI station available. These can be rented for a small fee. It is a nice convenient way to explore the city of Amsterdam, after a day of conference at the RAI.

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