Travel

Arriving in Rotterdam

Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is approximately 55 km from the city center of Rotterdam. The train to Rotterdam Central Station (visit Dutch Railways) leaves every 15 minutes from Schiphol Airport. It will take you to Rotterdam Central Station in less than one hour.

Rotterdam airport is approximately 9 km from the city center of Rotterdam. The RET Airport Shuttle (line 33), departs on average every 10 minutes from Rotterdam Airport to Rotterdam Central Station. The journey time is approximately 20 minutes.

Rotterdam can also be reached by train. For more information, visit the website of the Thalys, or go to the train planner of the Dutch Railways.

Access to the congress venue

Address details

Beurs-WTC
Beursplein 37
3011 AA ROTTERDAM

By public transport

From Rotterdam CS to Beurs-WTC congress center
The train central station is directly in the city centre and has direct access to the public transportation system. All parts of the city can be reached easily from the central station.

The Beurs-WTC congress center is located on Beursplein / corner of Coolsingel, in the heart of Rotterdam city centre. The building is highly distinctive, thanks to its elliptical 90 metre tower with green glass facades. The Beurs-WTC is easily accessible by both public transport and car.
Metro: Take the metro, get off at the second station, ‘Beurs’ (1 zone), and take exit ‘Beursplein’.
Tram: Take tram 8, 20, 23 or 25. Get off on Coolsingel, at the ABN-AMRO Bank.

By car

From The Hague / Amsterdam (Schiphol airport)
Follow the A13/E19.
At the Kleinpolderplein junction take the exit ‘Ring Rotterdam West’ towards ‘centrum’.
Keep following signs to ‘centrum’ until you reach the next roundabout, Hofplein. Go 3/4 round the roundabout and drive via Pompenburg into Goudsesingel. Turn right at the first set of traffic lights, into Meent. After a few hundred metres, turn left into Westewagenstraat (with Restaurant Dudok on the corner). The 1st turn on the right will take you to the WTC-V&D car park.

From Dordrecht / Breda:
Follow the A16/E19.
When you reach Ring Rotterdam East, take exit 25, ‘centrum’. Immediately after the Van Brienenoord bridge, take the exit ‘ Rotterdam centrum’. Go 3/4 round the roundabout towards ‘centrum’ and follow signs to ‘Maasboulevard/Boompjes’. At Hotel Inntel (Golden Tulip) turn right towards ‘centrum’. This is Schiedamsedijk, which takes you into Coolsingel. Straight after the Beurs-WTC (on the right) take the exit ‘Meent’. Then take the 2nd right (Westewagenstraat, with Restaurant Dudok on the corner). The 1st turn on the right will take you to the WTC-V&D car park.

From Gouda / Utrecht
Follow the A20/E25.
Follow Ring Rotterdam North towards ‘Den Haag/Hoek van Holland’. Take exit 14, ‘ Rotterdam centrum’. Go 3/4 round the roundabout, towards ‘centrum’. Keep following signs to ‘centrum’ until you reach the next roundabout, Hofplein. Go 3/4 round the roundabout and drive via Pompenburg into Goudsesingel. Turn right at the first set of traffic lights, into Meent. After a few hundred metres, turn left into Westewagenstraat (with Restaurant Dudok on the corner). The 1st turn on the right will take you to the WTC-V&D car park.

From Hook of Holland
Follow the A20/E25.
At the Kleinpolderplein junction take exit 13 ‘Overschie’ towards ‘centrum’. Keep following signs to ‘centrum’ until you reach the next roundabout, Hofplein. Go 3/4 round the roundabout and drive via Pompenburg into Goudsesingel. Turn right at the first set of traffic lights, into Meent. After a few hundred metres, turn left into Westewagenstraat (with Restaurant Dudok on the corner). The 1st turn on the right will take you to the WTC-V&D car park.

Car parking at the congress

WTC-V&D multi-storey car park.
This car park is open at the following times:

- Monday to Wednesday 06.30 - 20.00
- Thursday and Friday 06.30 - 02.00
- Saturday 07.30 - 02.00
- Sunday 10.00 - 20.00

The above times relate to when it is possible to enter. Exit is possible at all times. Tariff: € 2,30 per hour, maximum € 23,00 per day.

For further details, visit the website of the Beurs-WTC congress center.