Logistics & Parking

A lot is involved in the logistics surrounding a busy event. On this page you can find everything about the transport of the (stand) goods to RAI Amsterdam.

The traffic regulations can be selected per event in the menu below. When 1 month before the start, your event is not listed, the General Traffic Regulations can be used.

Parking for exhibitors

If you are coming to the RAI with one or more passenger cars, you can buy parking tickets in the Exhibitor Services Webshop.


RAI Logistics Management System (RLMS)

At the RAI we work with a system for registering freight deliveries. For access and optimum traffic flow, you must reserve a time slot in advance for loading and unloading at the RAI.

On arrival, your truck/booking is then scanned and sent directly to its reserved loading and unloading location. With the help of this system we can better coordinate the logistics movements in and around the RAI.


Your benefits:

  • Avoid waiting times by booking the time slot that suits you best.
  • No queues in and around the RAI.
  • Drivers don't have to search, your truck is sent directly to the reserved loading and unloading location.
  • Efficient personell planning, you know when the goods will arrive.
  • Safer and more relaxed working environment.
  • Faster access to your stand.


Loading & Unloading

During build-up and breakdown, it can be quite busy with cars, vans and trucks. That is why it is very important to follow the instructions on the signs and from the traffic controllers.

During build-up and breakdown

Vehicle Hall 1-7 Hall 8-12
Car Up to 1,90 m P2* P1-3-4
minivan 1,90 - 2,70 m P8-9-10 P4
minivan > 2,70 m P8-9-10  P5

* Due to the extension of Hall 5, there is less space on P9 and passenger vehicles are not allowed on P8, P9 and P10.

Maximum unloading times

Vans Small trucks Trailer trucks
30 min. 45 min. 60 min.

Loading and unloading times

There is a maximum unloading time for the unloading of a vehicle, after which the tow-away regime takes effect. The unloading time can only be extended by one of the traffic supervisors.

The standard loading and unloading times for the P5, P9 and P10 apron spaces for goods vehicles, including the P6 and P8 parking areas, are 07.00 - 23.30 hrs. To prevent noise nuisance in the neighbourhood, vehicles may not enter the P9/10 apron spaces in the Wielingenstraat before 07.15 hrs, from 22.30 hrs loading/unloading activities stop and no traffic is allowed on the P-9/10.

Parking during build-up and breakdown period is free of charge during build-up and breakdown hours. Please scan the barcode on your build-up badge on departure. It is NOT possible to park and stay overnight at RAI loading dock areas.

General traffic regulations

In these regulations you will find the best place to (un)load and the maximum time estimation for (un)loading, based on the location of the exhibition.

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DB Schenker

Logistic partner

DB Schenker offers flexible solutions for logistics requirements and guarantees optimal service for individual participants.
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Trucks arrive at the RAI at the right time and leave as soon as possible.
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General Terms & Conditions


Max. speed

The maximum speed permitted on the exhibition grounds of RAI Amsterdam is 10 km/h.


Service elevator

In parking facility P1, 3 & 4 is a service elevator present, these elevators bring your supplies to hall 8-12.



Every taxi company can bring you to the RAI. However we only allow TCA taxis on the premises to pick up visitors.

Let op

Please note

  • If you bring vehicles of any kind onto the exhibition grounds of RAI Amsterdam you do so at your own risk and you must have a valid permit, access pass or build-up badge. During the event you do need a valid parking ticket to leave the parking facility.
  • Instructions by employees of RAI Amsterdam must be followed.

Towing arrangement

RAI Amsterdam reserves the right to remove vehicles which are parked illegally or when (un)loading time is expired, at the cost and risk of the person responsible for parking/stopping.



RAI Amsterdam disclaims all liability for accuracy of the information provided and reserves the right to make changes in traffic management at short notice in response to external traffic conditions.

Low-emision zone

Amsterdam has new low-emission zones that keep the most polluting passenger cars, trucks, delivery vans, taxis, buses and scooters out of the city. With the low-emission zone, Amsterdam wants to improve the air quality in the city. The new low-emission zones for Amsterdam fit within the national harmonization scheme for low-emission zones. During the harmonization in 2020, the low-emission zone has been aligned within the A10 ring road, as a result of which the RAI has come to lie within the low-emission zone.

In the coming years, the requirements that apply within the low-emission zone will be tightened up further. From 2022 this will have an impact on traffic around the RAI. The aim is also to have 100% emission-free transport in the low-emission zones from 2025 - 2030.

The overview below lists the requirements for which type of vehicle around the RAI.

Type Requirements
Car Only diesel vehicles with emission class 4 and higher are welcome, year of construction 2005
Delivery van Only diesel vehicles with emission class 4 and higher are welcome, year of construction 2005
Taxi Diesels from 2009 and newer are welcome around the RAI
Truck Only diesel trucks with the highest emission class 6 are welcome around the RAI
Bus/touring car Only diesel buses/touring cars with the highest emission class 6 are welcome around the RAI

Licence plate checker

In the link below you can check whether your vehicle may enter the low-emission zone by means of a license plate checker (this license plate checker only works with Dutch license plates).


Floor plan

Map with access routes for logistics