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The European Medicines Agency (EMA) building is located in the Zuidas district in south Amsterdam. The area is well connected by public transport and easily accessible from Schiphol Airport and Amsterdam Centraal Station. Upon arrival, all the visitors must go through an identity verification before accessing the building.

Getting to the EMA building

To reach the EMA building by public transport, the following options are available:

 To Amsterdam RAI stationTo Amsterdam Zuid station
From Amsterdam Schiphol airport
  • 10 minutes by train, 2 stops
  • 4 direct trains per hour
  • Take the 'Sprinter' train, direction Utrecht Centraal or Almere Oostvaarders
  • 7 minutes by train, 1 stop
  • 8 direct trains per hour
  • Take the 'Sprinter' train, direction Utrecht Centraal or Almere Oostvaarders, or the 'Intercity' train, direction Venlo or Lelystad Centrum
From Amsterdam Centraal station
  • 13 minutes by metro, 8 stops
  • Metro line 51, direction Isolatorweg
  • 11 minutes by metro, 5 stops
  • Metro line 52, direction Zuid station

It takes roughly eight minutes to walk from Amsterdam RAI station and fifteen minutes from Amsterdam Zuid station.


EMA's reception is open Monday to Friday from 07:30 to 18:30.

All visitors must provide a proof of identification on arrival and receive a visitor card to be worn at all times in the building.

For more information and other ways to get to the EMA building, see the orientation guide for the EMA building most suitable to your profile:


The EMA building is fully accessible. There is full step-free access to all floors via the elevators.

A pick-up and drop-off point for vehicles is available in front of the building.

Visitors with impairments are welcome to contact EMA in advance to allow time for necessary arrangements.



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