Transport and Getting to Amsterdam, Holland
How best to get to Amsterdam from abroad
Being the capital city of the Netherlands and one of the most popular destinations in Europe, there are numerous ways of getting to the city no matter where you are located.
International travellers and travelling by air
For international travellers, the easiest method of travel to Amsterdam is by air. There are three airports in Amsterdam, namely, Schiphol Airport, Eindhoven Airport and Rotterdam Airport. Schiphol Airport is one of the busiest and biggest airports in the world, with several international flights landing here. For those travelling on a budget, you are most likely to enter the country though Eindhoven and Rotterdam where budget airliners like Easyjet normally land and take off.
Amsterdam from mainland Europe
Travellers from regions in the European mainland can even get to Amsterdam by train or by bus. Trains are fast and comfortable travel options, while the buses are more economic modes of transport. Travel by bus can also be very convenient depending on which location travellers are coming from.
Most trains arrive and depart from the city’s Amsterdam Centraal Station while the buses end their journey at the Amstel Station in the city. Most of the international buses coming into Amsterdam are affiliated with the Eurolines Coach services and visitors are sure to find at least one bus or coach plying to the city daily.
Other options for travelling to Amsterdam
There is also the option of travelling to Amsterdam by car (automobile). If you wish to get to the city by car, Amsterdam’s well developed roads and organised traffic system will make finding your way into the city a matter of ease.
You can also visit Amsterdam by ship via the city’s port, the Maritime Passenger Terminal Amsterdam.
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