As the former flagship of the Holland-America Line, ss Rotterdam has sailed the seven seas. Today ss Rotterdam is permanently moored in Rotterdam and it's easy to reach.
3e Katendrechtsehoofd 25, 3072 AM Rotterdam
By land, by water or by public transport, the ss Rotterdam is easily accessible via the usual highways and is located on Katendrecht on the Kop van Zuid.
By public transport
By public transport the ship is easily accessible. Bus 77 drives from Zuidplein shopping center via metro station Rijnhaven to the ss Rotterdam and vice versa. From Rotterdam Central Station, take the metro D or E to Slinge or De Akkers and exit at the metro station Rijnhaven. From there take the bus 77. To plan your trip please clickhere
Take a bike!
The Netherlands is worldwide known for facilitating biking as a real mobility option. Rotterdam is no exception. From Rotterdam Central station you can rent a bike for the day for € 4,45 or through your personal OV-chipkaart in case you hold one. This will take you around 25 minutes (5,9km approx.)
For more information click here
ss Rotterdam also offers the possibility to rent an (electric) bicycle. This is possible at the hotel reception on the Main Deck from € 18 – for a whole day.
If you come by car, the ss Rotterdam is 10 minutes away from the A16 highway. View the directions here.
With 580 parking spaces on the quayside, you always have a spot nearby the ss Rotterdam! Parking costs € 3,00 per hour or € 15,00 per day. With a day ticket you can drive in and out unlimited as a guest. Also, the car parking contains charging points for electric vehicles. It is not necessary to make a reservation for the parking space.
If you need accommodation during your stay in Rotterdam, we have negotiated a special discount at ss Rotterdam Hotel. To book your room and benefit of this discount please click here.
The working language of the conference is English. No interpretation is provided.
The European Commission will offer the lunch and cocktail dinner on 23 November
Wireless internet access will be available to participants free of charge all over the venue.
All sessions of the programme will be broadcasted at the event website. The streaming page will be open few days before the event.