Travel and Venue


IT²EC 2021 will take place at Rotterdam Ahoy, located 5km south of the city centre. The venue is easily accessible by public transport, with convenient connections via bus, metro & train. Use the tools below to plan your visit. 

Air Travel

Air Travel

Rotterdam The Hague Airport (RTM) is located approximately 10km north of the venue. The airport is served predominantly by British Airways and Transavia, offering direct flights to destinations including London City, Edinburgh, Barcelona and Lisbon. 

International visitors may prefer fly into Amsterdam (AMS), which offers comprehensive route options. A regular 46-minute train service is available to connect to Rotterdam.

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Local Transport

Local Transport

If you are travelling directly from Rotterdam's airport or train station, the Ahoy can be reached by taxi in approximately 20-25 minutes. 

Alternatively, we would recommend taking advantage of the local bus and metro system. Zuidplein station is just a 5-minute walk to Ahoy.

Use the venue's recommended journey planner below to map out your route.

Plan your journey


Car Parking

If you are travelling by car, the venue has 2000 parking spaces. The daily price per car for a parking spot will normally cost between €13.50 and €17.50.

Where to Stay

Where to Stay

There are a wealth of accommodation options available for visitors to IT²EC 2021.

Either choose to stay close to the venue, or choose a more central option to make the most of your visit to Rotterdam.

We have appointed BCD Meetings & Events to help you find affordable accommodation that suits your requirements.

More details about discounted hotel rates will be available shortly. 

Book accommodation

Important note

You may be contacted by some companies, which purport to be offering discounted hotel rates for delegates attending IT²EC. This is spam and should be ignored!

Please be advised that we only work with selected hotels directly, and encourage you to contact us should you be approached by any third party organisations.