Travel

EASP 2014

The meeting will be held at university buildings in the Amsterdam city center. Registration will be in the Oudemanhuispoort, a small covered alley that links the Oudezijds Voorburgwal and the Kloveniersburgwal.

BY PLANE

Attractive discounts

KLM is the official conference carrier and offers discounted tickers to/from Amsterdam during the period of July 4th until July 17th ? so you can even stay a bit longer!

As a member of Sky Team, these discounts are also valid for flights with Delta or Air France, for example.

Please use this promotion code when booking through a travel agent or a KLM call center: 18651AF, or use the link below.
AIR FRANCE & KLM Global Meetings website
BY TRAIN

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is also easily accessible by public transport from other European countries. Various trains travelling to and from Belgium and Germany call at the Schiphol station. International tickets can also be purchased online on the NS Hispeed or Thalys websites.

TRANSFER FROM SCHIPHOL AIRPORT TO AMSTERDAM

By taxi

You can book a discounted taxi service from/to Schiphol Airport. You receive a 15% discount off the standard price. The driver will pick you up at the baggage claim exit and take you to your hotel, or from your hotel to the airport. This is possible for groups up to 7 people.
EASP taxi service
By train

The Schiphol NS Dutch Railways station is located directly under the airport and it only takes 20 minutes to travel to Amsterdam Central Station.

Tickets can be purchased at the yellow and blue machines in the main plaza at Schiphol, just follow the signs ‘trains’ or Schiphol Plaza, once you exit baggage claim.

On weekdays during daytime hours trains leave about once every 10 minutes to Central Station, and during the night about once per hour.

Buying train tickets

The ticket machines at Schiphol Plaza have touch screens that can be viewed in Dutch or English. Select “Amsterdam Centraal” as your destination and follow the prompts to select a second class, full price ticket for traveling that day.

Those travelers from outside Europe might find it easiest to purchase their train tickets from the ticket windows located on the side of the plaza near Starbucks. The lines may look long but they go pretty fast.

Train schedules

After you get your train ticket, you can check the schedules by consulting the big blue departures board located near Starbucks. This will tell you which platform to go to. Trains to Amsterdam Centraal typically leave from platforms 1-2 or 3.

Trains may make a stop in Amsterdam Lelylaan or Amsterdam Sloterdijk stations on their way to Amsterdam Central Station. Make sure you get off at Amsterdam Central Station, usually the final destination of these trains.

Once you reach Central Station you can hop on a tram, bus, taxi or start walking to reach your accommodation.

TRANSPORT IN AMSTERDAM

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