Accessibility Race Day

Sunday 15 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 15 October. Click here for the accessibility map for the course and city on Sunday 15 October.

For information about the accessibility of the International Marathon Expo on Thursday 12, Friday 13 and Saturday 14 October, please click here.
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).

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.

Amstelveenseweg station will be closed on the stadium side from 11.00 to 18.00 hours on Sunday 15 October. The metro station will only be accessible via the other side.

Tram and bus
Updates on changes to local tram and bus services on Friday 13 and Saturday 14 October will be posted online at and The OV-chipcard has been the only way to access the public transport 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 is also a sales outlet outside the Marathon Expo. For more information:

Updates on changes to local tram and bus services on Friday 13 and Saturday 14 October will be posted online at and

Touring cars are advised to park at P6 RAI or P10 Naaldwijkstraat. Check this website for the exact locations and more information. 

Discount on public transport tickets
From 12 - 15 October, you receive a € 2.50 discount on tickets for 24 to 96 hours (1 - 4 days) in the GVB app with a promotional code. Plan your trip to the Sporthallen Zuid with the app and discover Amsterdam by public transport before and after the marathon. Download the app in the store. In the app, go to the Shop:

  • For a 24 hours ticket use promotion code: marathon24
  • For a 48 hours ticket use promotion code: marathon48
  • For a 72 hours ticket use promotion code: marathon72
  • For a 96 hours ticket use promotion code: marathon96
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.

Planning to drive to Amsterdam on Sunday 15 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 15 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.

Emission-free taxis
Looking for a taxi? Then use the emission-free taxis at

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.