Getting around the Netherlands

by Nadine Dirksen - Friday, June 9, 2017

As you are planning your bicycle trip and beyond, you will certainly wonder how to best get around. We’re here to help and have put together some general information and tips for you. You will find tour-specific travel information in the online itinerary specific to your tour. Note that any fares and timing mentioned are estimates. 

We also recommend Rome2Rio, which is an excellent route and travel planning resource.

Amsterdam

Schiphol International Airport (AMS)

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To and From the Amsterdam Airport

  • By commuter train: It only takes a quick walk to the airport train station as it is directly beneath the train airport. Trains connect the Amsterdam Central Station and the airport in about 20 minutes. Comprehensive information can be found here.
  • By bus: Buses leave from outside Schiphol Plaza, close the arrival halls and include the Airport Express Bus (No. 197). The Airport Express Bus hits various hotels along the way. There are also city and regional bus lines as well as hotel shuttles.
  • Taxi: Public taxis and private transfers are available. Find more information here.

Getting around in Amsterdam

Amsterdam boasts an excellent public transportation network that includes metros, buses, trams, ferried and trains. For making several trips and gain access to discounts at attractions, you might want to invest into the iAmsterdam card. Find more information here.

Traveling the Netherlands by Train

The Netherlands train system is excellent. Find out more and plan your trip here: www.ns.nl

Nadine Dirksen - A German native, Nadine is a happy Colorado transplant who moved from lush Bavaria when she married. She left the land of pretzels in 2012 and has been enjoying a fun life full of cycling, mountain biking, CrossFit, hiking, running and any other outdoor activity that involves her little black Dachshund-mix. When not having fun outside or at work, she tries her hand at different craft projects with varying success. She helps our travelers by answering all their questions before their tours and she can't wait to help you bring your dream trip to reality!

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