getting to amsterdam

Venue Location:

RAI Amsterdam
Europaplein 24
1078 GZ Amsterdam
The Netherlands




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Phone Numbers:         Toll Free from inside the US 844-843-6329
                                      Toll Free from the Netherlands 0-800-022-4972
                                      Local/International 424-702-3751




By train

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

By tram, metro and bus

Tram route 4 between the centre 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.

By car

From the motorway A1, A2 or A4 you go to the ring road (A10) Amsterdam. Take exit 9, Amsterdam Rivierenbuurt. From this exit the route to the RAI car parks (P1, P2, P3, P4) is indicated.




World of Coffee welcomes visitors from more than 80 countries to the annual exhibition each year. Below are resources we have compiled to help make your travel and show experience as convenient and successful as possible.

Apply for Your Visa Early

Advanced travel planning is important as visa applications are subject to a great degree of scrutiny. Applying for a visa can be a lengthy process, so we recommend that you start early. Begin the application process four to five months before World of Coffee. Note: many embassies require proof of registration before granting a visa.

Letter of Invitation

Letters of Invitation are available for registered attendees of World of Coffee. To obtain a visa letter, you may do so after you register for the World of Coffee 2018. Your visa letter will be automatically generated through the system and you will be able to obtain a free electronic copy of the letter upon completing a short form. The link to do this can be obtained by contacting: