Travel planning

Getting around the Netherlands

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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 and the surrounding region are served by the Schiphol International Airport (AMS).

  • By commuter train: It only takes a quick walk to the airport train station as it is directly beneath the airport. Trains connect the Amsterdam Central Station and the airport in about 20 minutes.
  • 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.

Amsterdam boasts an excellent public transportation network that includes metros, buses, trams, ferried and trains. To make several trips and gain access to discounts at attractions, you might want to consider the iAmsterdam card.

The Netherlands train system is excellent. Find out more and plan your trip on the rail operator’s website.