Accessibility Race Day

Sunday 20 October

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. Click here for the accessibility map for the Olympic Stadium on Sunday 20 October. Click here for the accessibility map for the course and city on Sunday 20 October.

For information about the accessibility of the International Marathon Expo on Thursday 17, Friday 18 and Saturday 19 October, please click here.
The nearest Metro stops are Station Zuid and Amstelveenseweg (lines 50 and 51). The route to the Olympic Stadium and the Sporthallen Zuid sports complex is signposted from here. Check for the latest travel updates.

Please note! For safe and smooth flow, Amstelveenseweg metro station will be closed to departing passengers on Sunday, October 20th, from 10.00 hours to 18.00 hours. From the Olympic Stadium, you can walk directly to Station Zuid for metro and train services.
Tram and bus
On Sunday, October 20, a limited schedule is in effect due to closures for the marathon. Up-to-date information can be found at and

Touring cars are advised to park at P6 RAI or P10 Naaldwijkstraat. Check this website for the exact locations and more information.
OVpay: easily check in and out with your debit card
Traveling on public transport and paying for your ride has never been easier. Simply check in and out with your debit card, credit card or mobile phone. Buying a ticket in advance is no longer necessary. The cost of your public transport ride is debited from your account at the end of the day. Read all about OVpay.
GVB Group Day Ticket
Are you traveling with several people and not everyone has a debit card? Then buy the inexpensive GVB Group Day Ticket in Gappie the GVB app. With this ticket you travel with up to 5 people all day with all GVB streetcars, buses and subways. More about the GVB app and how to download it.
The Olympic Stadium and Marathon Expo are both within walking distance of Amsterdam Zuid station. Just follow the signs.
Make sure to check the NS Reisplanner for actual depart- and arrival times. On weekends, work is regularly done on the train track. The work on the train track can be viewed on the NS Reisplanner 10 days before the travel date. Check your trip again shortly before departure for the most up-to-date advice.

The Olympic Stadium is within walking distance of Amsterdam Zuid station. Just follow the signs.

Do not forget to bring your OV chip card with you with sufficient credit. Don't have an OV chip card yet? You can purchase a personal OV-chipkaart via or buy an anonymous OV-chipkaart at the station. Avoid long waiting times at the ticket machine by charging your balance on time.

Tip: You can also buy your ticket online in advance, so you don't have to queue on the day itself. You can do this in the NS ticket shop. This prevents long queues at the machines.
Are you coming to the TCS Amsterdam Marathon by bike? Then you can park your bike in the bicycle shed near the Na-Druk-Geluk Bridge (IJsbaanpad side).
Planning to drive to Amsterdam on Sunday 20 October you can park at:

  • Bedrijventerrein 'Schinkel' Anthony Fokkerweg, 1059 CM Amsterdam;
  • RAIPARKING Europaplein 24, 1078 GZ Amsterdam (take the metro at Europaplein or RAI or walk 25 minutes to the Expo). Buy your parking ticket here (only Sunday);
  • P ArenA Burgemeester Stramanweg 130, 1101 EP Amsterdam (take the metro at ArenA station);
  • P Station Noord Nieuwe Leeuwarderweg 25, 1022 Amsterdam-Noord (take the metro at Noord station).

It is not possible to park on Sunday 20 October in the Olympish Stadion parking garage (Stadionplein 44, 1076 DE Amsterdam).
If you do decide to go by car, try to travel with other people as much as possible. Good for the environment and even cheaper if you share the costs.
Kiss & Ride
If you intend to bring participants to the TCS Amsterdam Marathon, you can use the Kiss & Ride on the Jachthavenweg in Amsterdam. From here you can walk to the Olympic Stadium in just a few minutes. Touringcars can also use the Kiss & Ride. From the Ring A10 follow the signs to exit S108 Old South. At the traffic lights, turn left onto Amstelveenseweg and follow the signs to the Kiss & Ride. See the map for more information.