How to reach Amsterdam

By train

Travelling to and from and around Amsterdam by train is simple and quick. More information about travel by train and tickets through this link. Or go directly to the NS website.

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is the main airport of the Netherlands and one of the largest airports in Europe. Schiphol is the international hub for most airlines, with 4,633 non-stop flights per week, 100+ airlines flying to 98 countries and 300+ direct destinations. 

Visit Schiphol website

How to reach the Royal Tropical Institute

By Tram or metro 
From Amsterdam Central Station you can take tram 14 (public transport GVB) through Flevopark (6 stops) or metro 51, 53 or 54.

The trams stops at Alexanderplein or Linnaeusstraat, these stops are both right in front of the KIT building. From Amsterdam Sloterdijk: tram 19 – tram stop Alexanderplein. From Diemen: tram 19 tram stop Linnaeusstraat 1e van Swindenstraat.

For current times visit the GVB website.

By car 
Take the exit Watergraafsmeer/Diemen (s113) from the A10 ring road. At the end of the road choose the exit heading to centrum/Watergraafsmeer. Continue through via the Middenweg that turns into the Linnaeusstraat. Koninklijk Instituut voor de Tropen is located at the end of this street on the corner of the Mauritskade.


Q-Park Oostpoort
Polderweg 92
1093 KP Amsterdam

From this parking garage you can take tram 19 and you will arrive to KIT in two stops.

Amsterdam Travel Ticket

The convenient Amsterdam Travel Ticket gives you unlimited travel around the city by tram, metro and bus. More information can be found here.