Information for Holland



Thanks to our corporate travel partnership with Dutch airline KLM, they are kindly offering discounted flights to and from Amsterdam Schiphol for IFC delegates.

Book your tickets HERE to receive 15% off your KLM flights to IFC between 10-24 October 2018.


For those who prefer to arrive by train, you can now travel direct from London to Amsterdam with Eurostar.

Book your train HERE.

Conference Centre

IFC 2018 is held at the four star conference centre NH Leeuwenhorst Hotel, Langelaan 3, 2211 XT Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands – approximately 30-40 minutes away from Amsterdam City Centre and from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.

There will be a free shuttle bus service in operation between the airport and the conference centre, as well as to and from your satellite hotel if you’re staying offsite. Please refer to the information below.

Free Transport From The Airport

On Tuesday 16 and Wednesday 17 October there will be a free shuttle bus service running directly from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to the conference centre at the following times only:

09.00, 09.30, 10.00, 10.30, 11.00, 11.30, 12.00, 12.30, 13.00 and 13.30.
The journey to the conference centre will take around 40 minutes.

The Airport Map and Information


On arrival, proceed to Baggage/Arrivals Hall and head straight to our IFC event desk which is located between Arrivals 1 and 2 (please see the red dot on the map). Our IFC event desk is located next to the bronze statues of aviation pioneers and across from the yellow information desks. The closest restaurant is ‘La Place’. Our representatives wearing pink IFC T-shirts will be there to welcome you.

Making Your Own Way to The IFC

If you are arriving outside of the times when the shuttle buses are running (see above), you can use journey planner to plan your journey using public transport.


Alternatively, you can take a taxi to the conference centre. The approximate cost is €70-€90.

IFC Registration

Registration for delegates on the IFC Programme with Masterclass takes place on Tuesday 16 October from 10:00-12:30, so Masterclass delegates need to arrive during that time frame.

Registration for delegates on the IFC Programme without Masterclass takes place on Wednesday 17 October from 10:00-12:00.

The IFC Registration Desk is located in the Lobby.

We do not issue tickets to the conference. All you have to do is tell us your name at the Registration Desk and we can search you on our iPads.

Hotel Check-In

Please note that the official check-in time at the onsite hotel – NH Leeuwenhorst – is 13:00 and therefore, your room may not be available on arrival. However, there will be a luggage room and valuables safety boxes at your disposal.

The check-in times for the offsite hotels are between 13:00 – 15:00.

Meals and Drinks

Lunch and dinner will be served in the restaurants at the conference centre with times detailed on the daily timetable (which will be published soon).

Paying for additional drinks: If you are not staying at the conference centre you can buy consumption tokens at the reception desk which you can use to buy additional drinks during the week in all bars at the conference centre and during dinner times. Please note that the conference centre will not accept cash during dinners or in the bars. They will only accept consumption tokens or the room key card for guests staying onsite (who have given a credit card guarantee at check-in.) The tokens are non-refundable!

Free Shuttle Bus

There is a free shuttle bus service between the conference centre and your satellite hotel if you’re staying offsite.

Please download the IFC app (coming soon) for a timetable or pickup a leaflet at the conference centre.

On Friday, remember to take your luggage with you! There will be no more buses from the conference centre back to your hotel.

Free Transport From The IFC On Friday

From the conference centre to the airport: 11:30 12:45 13:00 13:30 14:00

From conference centre to Amsterdam Central Station: 11:30 12:45 13:00 13:30 14:00