Travelling to the Netherlands
Please check the latest COVID-19 regulations before travelling to the Netherlands: https://www.government.nl/topics/coronavirus-covid-19/visiting-the-netherlands-from-abroad.
Basic Rules for everyone
To prevent the virus from spreading it is important that everyone continues to follow the basic rules:
- Wash your hands thoroughly and regularly.
- Cough and sneeze into your elbow. Use paper handkerchiefs and throw these away.
- Don’t shake hands.
- If you have COVID-19 symptoms: stay at home or at your accommodation and take a test. Even if you are vaccinated.
Please note the measures change frequently. For the latest measures and news, please visit the official website https://www.government.nl/topics/coronavirus-covid-19.
If you develop COVID-19 symptoms during your stay in Rotterdam : stay at at your accommodation and take a test. Even if you are vaccinated. Our staff is happy to help with making an appointment and giving you directions. Please note that the organization of DPP 2022 is not responsible for any extra costs related to your infection (extra hotelnights, flights, test costs etc).
Rotterdam is easily accessible and has a compact city centre. Rotterdam can be reached in a variety of ways: by car, boat, train, bus and air. There are two airports in the vicinity of Rotterdam: Schiphol International Airport and Rotterdam The Hague Airport. Rotterdam is also fast and easy to reach by high-speed rail, such as the Thalys.and Rotterdam The Hague Airport. Rotterdam is also fast and easy to reach by high-speed rail, such as the Thalys.
Rotterdam The Hague Airport
Rotterdam The Hague Airport is a comfortable and easy regional airport, situated at approximately six miles from the city centre. Travel times between the airport and the city are excellent: fifteen minutes by taxi and twenty minutes by public transport (airport shuttle & metro) to Rotterdam Central Station. At the Airport, flights are continually landing from major cities of neighbouring countries. Serving 40 destinations, Rotterdam The Hague Airport has regular flight connections to many major European cities with national and low-cost carriers.
Schiphol International Airport is the most user friendly airport in the world and the 5th largest of Europe. It has already repeatedly earned the accolade of being the world’s favourite airport. Schiphol is a major international hub and the gateway to Europe. We’ve made an instruction video about the ease of travelling from Schiphol to Rotterdam Central Station.
Travel time by train to Rotterdam Central Station
00:26 hrs – Schiphol Airport
00:30 hrs – Antwerp
01:11 hrs – Brussel
02:36 hrs – Paris
Suggested locations for PCR-testing (travel)
- DeTestKliniek.nl – (https://detestkliniek.nl/ – Dutch). 5 min. walk from the venue.
Karel Doormanstraat 330
T: (+31)(0)85 00 47 341
- PCR Point – (https://pcrtestpoint.nl/ – Dutch). 15 min. walk from the venue.
T: (+31)(0)85 – 06 00 495
- Spoedtest.nl – https://spoedtest.nl/en/coronatest-rotterdam-rechter-maasoever/. 20 mins. walk from the venue.
Test address: Ungerplein 2, 3033 BR, Rotterdam
Opening hours Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri: 09:00 – 13:00
Opening hours Sat, Sun: Closed
T: (+31)(0)20 – 24 43 292 (8:00–00:00)
- Stadskliniek – https://www.stadskliniek.nl/en/coronatest/. 15 min. walk from the venue.
3032 EN Rotterdam
Whatsapp: (+31)(0)6 36 08 00 01
T: (+31)(0)85 065 7672
If you have symptoms matching COVID-19 and you would like to get tested:
Please make an appointment via:
- Via the website coronatest.nl (with DigiD) – Dutch citizens
- By telephone via (+31)(0)800 – 1202
- Or via (+31)(0)10-443 80 31
More information on: https://www.ggdrotterdamrijnmond.nl/professionals/testlocaties/