Find your way to the Congress

By plane

An increasing number of European cities provide direct flights to Rotterdam The Hague Airport.

Operators TransaviaBritish AirwaysTUIfly BelgiumTUIfly Nederland and Corendon fly to the second regional airport in the Netherlands.

From Rotterdam The Hague Airport, you can reach the very heart of Rotterdam very quickly, travelling by car (rental through Sixt), taxi or public transport.

By train

One of the fastest and easiest ways to get to Rotterdam is to travel by train. Intercity trains hailing from every corner of the Netherlands make a stop at Rotterdam Central Station, including the high-speed train. The fastest connection between Amsterdam, Schiphol, Rotterdam and Breda is the NS Intercity Direct. It runs twice per hour.

The Eurostar highspeed train also connects Rotterdam to other European countries like France, Germany, the UK, or Belgium, allowing a sustainable and convenient mobility. 

You can find more information about routes, departure times and prices on (domestic travel), (from and to destinations abroad) and

By car

Rotterdam can easily be reached by car, using the A4, A13, A15, A16 and A20 motorways. Exits to Rotterdam Centrum are clearly marked on signs.

You can find up-to-date information about traffic, congestion and accidents from the ANWB national motor association (Dutch). Or check VanAnaarBeter (Dutch) for the latest news on roadworks in this region.

By boat

Obviously, any true port city can be reached by boat!

P&O Ferries and Stena Line offer regular ferry services between the United Kingdom and the Netherlands.

Stena sails from Harwich, England to Hook of Holland, and it takes 30 minutes to travel from there to Rotterdam. P&O sails from Hull to Rotterdam Europoort. De Jong tours operates a shuttle service between Rotterdam Europoort and the city.

Moving around Rotterdam

By bike

In Rotterdam, cycling is not just a mode of transportation; it’s an integral part of the city’s identity and lifestyle. The bike-friendly urban planning make it a joy to navigate the city on two wheels.

Pedalling along the scenic Maas River, you’ll pass iconic modern architecture, vibrant markets, and lush parks. Riding a bike in Rotterdam provides a unique and immersive experience, allowing you to seamlessly blend into the dynamic rhythm of this modern Dutch metropolis. 

By public transport

When travelling to Rotterdam, you can buy single tickets or get a need public transport (OV) chip card in the station.

Another option is the Tranzer app. With this app, you can buy tickets for all the train companies, the Connexxion buses and the RET. Your ticket will appear in your app after purchase and it allows you to travel immediately, using your phone without the need of a chip card. Checking in and out and a chip card is not required.

By taxi

Various taxi services, such as Uber, can also be ordered with Tranzer.

Local taxi number: +31 (10) 462 60 60

Passport & Visa

To enter the Netherlands, you will need to show a valid passport, or national identity card if you are an EU/EEA citizen.

If you are not an EU/EEA citizen, you will need to show further documentation, please consult your embassy to check the requirements applicable to you.

Attendees must have registered and paid the required registration fees before requesting an official letter of invitation.

All requests should be sent by e-mail to [email protected].

Foreign participants (non-EU) should contact the Dutch Embassy or Consulate in their home country to determine their particular Visa requirements.

Please note that the organisers will not be able to assist participants with their Visa application and cannot intervene with Embassies or Consulates on behalf of any participant.

Please note that the Visa letter only aims at assisting participants who need to obtain a Visa or permission to attend the congress and it is not a commitment from the organisers to cover any kind of expenses or to provide any financial support. All expenses incurred in relation to the congress remain the sole responsibility of the participant.

Going to Postillion Hotel & Convention Centre WTC Rotterdam

Postillion Hotel & Convention Centre WTC Rotterdam (Beursplein 37, 3011 AA Rotterdam, Netherlands) is located in the centre of Rotterdam and is easily accessible by public transport. From Rotterdam Central Station, take the metro and get off at Beurs station. Choose exit Beursplein. There are also several options for the tram. You can park your car at the nearest parking garage (WTC-Beursplein).