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BIO-Europe Spring 2018 will take place March 12–14, 2018 at:
RAI Amsterdam
NL 1078 GZ Amsterdam
The Netherlands
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Getting there


Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is located 14km from RAI Amsterdam:

By Train (10 minutes travel time to "Amsterdam RAI"):

The Schiphol Airport train station is located directly below the airport. It only takes a couple of minutes to walk from the arrival halls to Schiphol Plaza. From there, the escalators and lifts descend to the platform.

EUR 3.00 Single way, 2nd class

By Taxi (Approx. 20 minutes travel time to "Amsterdam RAI"): 

Simply head to the taxi rank in front of Schiphol Plaza. You’ll find cars and larger vans, which are ideal for group travelers. Official taxis in the Netherlands are metered, and many drivers also speak English. Just follow the signs above and on the floor toward the terminal to reach the official taxi stands in front of Schiphol Plaza.

- Approx. EUR 40 from Schiphol to RAI

Attention: please avoid all unsolicited rides from taxi touts.

Please check the the official Schiphol Airport website for more information.



Tram route 4 between the center of Amsterdam, Amsterdam Centraal and the RAI (stop at Europaplein). From the Amstel railway station you can reach the RAI via metro 51 or bus route 65. Metro 51 also runs to Amsterdam Central Station.


Railway station Amsterdam RAI is 300 metres from the RAI and has direct connection with Duivendrecht, Amsterdam Amstel, Amsterdam Zuid and Schiphol railwaystations, which are linked to the international InterCity network. Follow the signs RAI Amsterdam when you leave the station.

Please check the the official NS website for more information.


Directly on approaching Amsterdam via the motorway A1, A2 or A4 and entering the ring road (A10), the RAI is indicated on the sign boards. RAI Amsterdam is located alongside the ring road (exit 9). From the exit the route to the car parks is indicated.

Please Note

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Though the nature of the questions asked over the phone or the wording of the email can suggest that the caller/sender is from EBD Group, or operating with the approval of EBD Group, this is not the case.

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