EBC 2020 Transportation

HOW TO ARRIVE TO ZAANDAM (ZAANSTAD):

Zaantheater, where the EBC 2020 will take place, lies in the most southern part of the city of Zaanstad.

Zaanstad shares border with the city of Amsterdam and is located close to the Amsterdam Schiphol airport.

How to get to Schiphol airport:

From Schiphol/Amsterdam airport you can take the train or drive by car to Zaandam.

Schiphol airport has a direct link by train to Zaandam train station two times per hour. These trains have Hoorn as their final destination. From the airport you can also take any train to Amsterdam Centraal which stop at Amsterdam Sloterdijk and change there for Zaandam. Zaandam is just two stops from Amsterdam Centraal and you’ll always pass through Sloterdijk. Trains from Amsterdam leave regularly (4-8 trains per hour) until 01:00. The train ride from Amsterdam Centraal to Zaandam station takes about 12 minutes. Amsterdam Centraal is of course connected with several European cities like Brussels, London, Paris, Frankfurt and Berlin.

Zaandam can be reached by car from all directions via highway A 8, taking the exits Zaandam-zuid or Zaandam centrum, after leaving the A 10 circular road around Amsterdam. Via the A 7 highway one can drive up north to Germany, eastern Europe and the Scandinavian countries.