Airport Transportation and Parking
There are numerous ways to get from Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport to Hotel Okura.
- Taxi: We advise delegates to always use the taxis at the official taxi stand at the airport. Please do not use the services of the taxi drivers waiting indoors. Hotel Okura recommends TCA, Connexxion, BIOS-groep, Staxi, and Schipholtaxi as reliable companies. The cost between Schiphol Airport and Hotel Okura ranges from € 30-45.
- Train: Take the train from Schiphol to Amsterdam RAI station and walk approximately 1500 meters (1 mile) to the Hotel Okura. Trains leave approximately every 30 minutes. Note that express trains do not stop at Amsterdam RAI; only the local/sprinter trains do. Cost is under € 10.
- Hotel Shuttle: Connexxion Schiphol Hotel Shuttle runs between the airport and major Amsterdam hotels, including Hotel Okura. Visit their website for rates and reservation information.
Parking at Hotel Okura
GALA delegates are entitled to special parking rates at Hotel Okura (€ 19,50 per day). The special rate tickets are sold at the cloakroom near the Grand Ballroom entrance. If you will be parking a vehicle during the conference, please stop by the GALA registration/information desk and we will help you obtain the discounted rate.