We recommend participants to travel by public transport in view of the limited number of parking spaces available near Sporthallen Zuid (Burgerweeshuispad 54, 1076 EP Amsterdam).
Note: large parts of the city will be closed to traffic on the Sunday of the marathon. Limited tram and bus services operate in the centre of Amsterdam. Participants are advised to take the metro.

The OV-chipcard has been the only way to access the metro in Amsterdam. If you still do not have an OV-chipcard, you can buy one at the GVB Tickets&Info locations, dispensers in the metro stations, or at There are also special sales outlets at the Olympic Stadium and the Marathon Expo. For more information:

A) Public transport
If you travel to Amsterdam by public transport, please find below the route to get to Sporthallen Zuid (located at: Burgerweeshuispad 54, 1076 EPAmsterdam). The Olympic Stadium is about a 250 metre walk from Sporthallen Zuid. The route from Sporthallen Zuid is sign posted.

1) From Central Station /Amstel Station
– Metro 51 for Amstelveen Westwijk
– Transfer at Zuid: Metro 50 headed towards Isolatorweg
– Step out: Amstelveenseweg

2) From Duivendrecht
– Metro 50 headed towards Isolatorweg
– Step out: Amstelveenseweg

3) From Zuid
– Metro 50 headed towards Isolatorweg
– Step out: Amstelveenseweg

4) From Sloterdijk
– Take metro line 50 for Gein
– Step out: Amstelveenseweg

5) Schiphol Airport
– Train to Amsterdam Zuid or Amsterdam Lelylaan
– transfer to Metro 50 headed towards Isolatorweg
– Step out: Amstelveenseweg

B) Private transport

If you are driving to Amsterdam we recommend that you use:
– Business park ‘Schinkel’, Anthony Fokkerweg, 1059 CM Amsterdam
– Mahler 4, Gustav Mahlerlaan, 1082 ME Amsterdam
– Amsterdamse Bos, Bosbaanweg 5, 1182 DA Amstelveen (limited availability)
– RAI Parking, Europaplein, 1078 GZ Amsterdam

Park and Ride locations

You can also park at one of the Park and Ride (P+R) facilitates on the outskirts of the city. To continue your journey you need to buy a P+R GVB ticket from one of the blue ticket machines (1 ticket per person, maximum of 5 persons per car). You can also use your OV-chipkaart if you have one. Public transport services from the P+R facility are shown on the map in the car park.

Please note! The discount rate is only applicable when you travel to the city centre, this doesn’t include the Olympic Stadium. Find more information on

  • P+R ArenA Burgemeester Stramanweg 130, 1101 EP Amsterdam
  • P+R Amsterdam Sloterdijk Piarcoplein 1, 1043 DW Amsterdam
  • P+R RAI Europaplein, 1078 GZ Amsterdam
  • P+R Zeeburg Zuiderzeeweg 46a, 1095 KJ Amsterdam (Zeeburg I) and Zuiderzeeweg 8, 1095 KG Amsterdam (Zeeburg II)
  • P+R Bos en Lommer Leeuwendalersweg 23b, 1055 JE Amsterdam
  • Weekend P+R VUmc Gustav Mahlerlaan 3004, 1081 LA Amsterdam

Please note! P+R Olympisch Stadion will not be available on Sunday 21 October and other P+R facilities may be full. For P+R availability updates check

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