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Travel Information

Excellent accessibility from all over the world

Amsterdam can be reached quickly, directly and comfortably from all over the world. Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is a modern airport, which has direct scheduled connections to 237 cities in more than 100 countries by 85 airlines. Train and motorway connections to Amsterdam from all major European destinations are excellent. Train and taxi connections from Schiphol Airport to the congress venue take only 10-15 minutes. The city centre can be reached in just 20-25 minutes.

The city is ideal for getting around by foot, bicycle or public transport. Amsterdam has a very dense public transport system and tram, metro or bus stops are usually around the corner.

By plane

From Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to the ECSS Amsterdam 2014 venue is about 15 minutes

Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is a modern airport, which has direct scheduled connections to 237 cities in more than 100 countries by 85 airlines. Train and taxi connections from Schiphol Airport to the congress venue take only 15 minutes. The city centre can be reached in just 20-25 minutes.Amsterdam Airport Schiphol serves as KLM's home base and is one of two hubs for the Air France-KLM SkyTeam alliance. Transavia, Jet2.com, Easyjet, and other low-cost carriers serve Schiphol, providing a fairly economical way to city-hop to Amsterdam from other spots in Europe. 

Preferential flight ticket:

Air France & KLM Global Meetings has been appointed official carriers of the ECSS Amsterdam 2014.
Use this event code to book your ticket: 21297AF on the following website.

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By train

Most international trains run directly to Amsterdam Central Station

 

Train connections to Amsterdam from all major European destinations are excellent. The main hub is Amsterdam Central station on the Northern edge of the city centre. There you will also find trams, buses, ferries and the metro. Schiphol Airport also has its own train station, which functions as a major interchange station.

Amsterdam has a very dense public transport system and tram, metro or bus stops are usually around the corner. The city is therefore ideal for getting around by public transport, bicycle or even by foot.

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By car

Cars are less suited for getting around in Amsterdam because the city can be considered as car-unfriendly. Parking has to be paid for in almost the entire city and the rates can be substantial.

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Public transport in Amsterdam

The public transport system is taken care of by the GVB. The GVB travelcard for one or several days gives you acces to unlimited travel in and around Amsterdam - day and night - on bus, tram and metro, for the number of hours that best suits your plans.

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