Netherlands Transportation

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    Dila driving tram No. 5 in Amsterdam
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    Vlissingen train station
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Netherlands Transportation

  • Trams

    Amsterdam Transportation

    If you want to travel by tram or bus in Amsterdam the first thing to do is to read the information in Dutch and English on the website of the www.gvb.nl GVB is the public transportation company for Amsterdam. You will also find maps of all transports. On the home page you will find a TOURIST GUIDE with valuable info. I show here what is most...

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  • Public transport

    The Hague Transportation

    The following local buses serve the The Hague Centraal Station: 18-Clingendael - Rijswijk de Schilp 22-Scheveningen Noorderstrand-Duinzigt The following Connexxion buses serve the The Hague Centraal Station: 39-Leiderdorp, Rijnland Ziekenhuis 42-Den Haag Rotonde Houtkade 43-Leiden CS 45-Leiden...

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  • Train

    Haarlem Transportation

    Haarlem is well connected with Amsterdam as well as with other cities in the so-called Randstad like Den Haag, Utrecht and Rotterdam. Leiden and Schiphol (Amsterdam Airport) are a little more complicated to reach (change at Amsterdam/Sloterdijk for that) while Amsterdam is even served up to eight times per hour. A trip from/to Amsterdam takes...

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  • Eindhoven airport

    Eindhoven Transportation

    Eindhoven Airport has expanded its flights a lot over the last 5 years, lots of cheap flights by Ryan Air, Wizzair and so on. Its really great being to leave from Eindhoven instead of Schiphol no parking needed just bus 401 direct from Central Station. pic2 Some years ago son was suprised by me with a flight around Eindhoven for his birthday. I...

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  • Train

    Alkmaar Transportation

    The easiest way to get to Alkmaar is by train. You can get there from Amsterdam Central Station in about 30 minutes, or do as we did and travel straight from Schiphol. For the latter you’ll need to change either at Sloterdijk, and it will take about 50 minutes. The trains are clean, frequent and punctual, and seating is arranged on two levels...

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  • Train to & from Schiphol Airport

    Amsterdam Transportation

    update 2013 This does not exist no more as all will change to a chipcard system soon. for tourist info go to Holland Tourist Information Schiphol Airport, Arrivals 2 at Schiphol Plaza Tel: +31 (0)20 702 6000 Opening times: Monday - Sunday 07:00 - 22:00 Think they sell the Iamsterdam card but dont think that includes the train. updated...

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  • General transport info

    The Hague Transportation

    Are you nervous about taking your baby or child on a plane trip? You aren't alone, most parents are nervous about it. We have moved with Iris and Sam Tarragona Corfu by plane this holiday and drove some distances by car on the island itself and we learned a few things that hopefully will help you. General: Bring books, old favorite toys and new...

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  • Bus -

    Haarlem Transportation

    These busses can be found in front of the train station. The following city buses are available: - 3 Schalkwijk - 7 Ramplaankwartier - 8 Haarlem Hoog - 15 Waardepolder - 73 Schalkwijk/Uitgeest The following intercity buses are available: - 50 Leiden - 51 Leiden - 53 Nieuw Vennep - 81 Zandvoort - 175 Amsterdam Zuidoost - 236 Schiphol Oost - 300...

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  • Buses

    Eindhoven Transportation

    We have a new way of traveling by bus from Eindhoven CS to Eindhoven Airport with stops at Strijp and Veldhoven, a special route which will take u in 25 min from CS to the Airport in a very comfortable way. Costs are the same as the citybuses and u can use the normal "Strippenkaart " . every 15 min this bus wil ride both ways. Have a look at the...

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  • By car

    Alkmaar Transportation

    Are you nervous about taking your baby or child on a plane trip? You aren't alone, most parents are nervous about it. We have moved with the kids to Alkmaar by car this holiday and drove some distances by car on when we were there and we learned a few things that hopefully will help you. General: Bring books, old favourite toys and new surprise...

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  • Central Station & Trains

    Amsterdam Transportation

    At the North side of the Central Station a new first floor Bus station has been made. From here the following EBS buses from/to the Central Station arrive and depart: -110-Central Station-Edam Busstation -118-Central Station-Edam Busstation -124-Central Station-Purmerend Tramplein -125-Central Station-Landsmeer -225-Central...

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  • Bicycles

    The Hague Transportation

    The Hague Hello!! I travelled a bit through europe and got to the Hague. At the tourist information they told me about bicycle rent right in the city center, just across the Queens palace! They have the best bikes you've ever seen, the real classic Dutch bikes, the guy who works there told me it's called the "Halleluja"or something. The bikes...

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  • Train station

    Haarlem Transportation

    We arrived at Haarlem train station by metro from Amsterdam Centraal station. It took approximately 30 minutes and our train stopped once on the way. The walk from the station to the Old Town Square would take approx 10 minutes, but we took around 30 minutes as there were so many old buildings we stopped to admire and photo. This town is full of...

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  • Train

    Eindhoven Transportation

    Thanks Carin I know it is some time since you helped us but our trip is getting closer and I was looking at trains. Coulde we buy a return ticket from schipol to einhoven but get off at amsterdam for 2 days? or is that a bit cheeky? regards Rob

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  • Schiphol Airport

    Amsterdam Transportation

    I could have put this under 'Schiphol', because it is a settlement in its own right, but as I've only ever set foot outside the airport terminal it didn't seem fair to say I'd visited Schiphol! I must admit that Schiphol is one of the nicest airports I've ever used. It's clean, it's bright, the staff are cheery and pleasant with (of course)...

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  • Cars and automobiles

    The Hague Transportation

    The Netherlands has a vast and efficient network of freeways known as the "Snelweg". Destinations are very well marked with plenty of exit warnings making it easy to get around. The speed limit on the Snelweg is 120 kmph and don't forget to drive on the right. If you click on the picture to enlarge it you can see that the distance to Europe's...

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  • Bicycle

    Haarlem Transportation

    Of you're looking for a good place to rent a bike in Haarlem than go to Toyzon/Breeks. An incredible fun store right in the centre of THE city with 1minute distance of the big square (Grote Markt). They rent Beachcruisers and you can even rent à picknick-basket. We had so much fun and even visit the beach by bike. So when you visit Haarlem, rent...

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  • Cycling

    Eindhoven Transportation

    The easiest and quickest way to go to the center is by bike. A lot of traffic here specially in the weekends. U can rent bikes next to the Central Station, also one can leave his bike for hours or days . Not expensive at all and ur bike will be safe! Its a problem, many bikes are stolen even when their locked with one or more locks! On the picture...

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  • Bicycle - Cycling

    Amsterdam Transportation

    There are several locations where you can rent a bicycle: -Mac Bike Stationsplein 12 Mr Visserplein 2 Weteringsschans 2 -Yellow Bike Nieuwezijds Kolk 29 -Green Bike Lange Leidsedwarsstraat 103 Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 101 Raadhuisstraat 29 Oudezijds Voorburgwal 167hs -Damstraat Rent-A-Bike Damstraat 20-22 -Bike City Bloemgracht 68-70 -%L[htt

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  • Airplane

    Haarlem Transportation

    The countryside has such beautiful scenery if you are lucky enough to fly in on a nice day. If it is very cloudy and rainy it is hard to see any of the wonderful country of Holland. A view of the tiny dutch houses from the airplane window, which now look even smaller!

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  • Taxis

    Eindhoven Transportation

    Used Taxi Lichstad when in Eindhoven for the day to get back to airport. Bennie kept in touch via email before I arrived, and then via text when I was in Eindhoven to ensure I knew when and where I'd be picked up etc, and to give a rough idea of cost. Fantastic. No hesitation to use again.

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  • Train

    Amsterdam Transportation

    In Rotterdam, none of the ticket machines would take a US credit card, so I had to walk from the back of the station to the front to get tickets. Eventually I left my granddaughter with the bags (when I weighed mine later it was 53 lbs.) and walked up to the money exchange area. It had gotten warm and was sunny, so I was drenched with sweat when I...

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  • Boat -

    Haarlem Transportation

    Check out Haarlem from the river Spaarne and it's canals. A unique way to see all the beautifull old houses around the river Spaarne and near the canals. Perhaps you will even see windmill the Adriaan wich is situated at the river Spaarne.... Cityroundtrip: 75 minutes Entrance: Adult Euro 6,50 Child Euro 4,00 - April / Mai / October ...

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  • by car

    Eindhoven Transportation

    Coming from the higway A2, exit 32 or 33 going direction Eindhoven u might come across this square. Eindhoven has a "Ring", a road all around Eindhoven. This Ring has many trafficlights,Eindhoven has green waves, meaning when you drive the allowed speed the trafficlights give green light. Mornings and afternoons there is many trafficjam around...

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  • Schiphol Airport Shuttle Minivan

    Amsterdam Transportation

    Since I'm basically not able to walk much or schlep the bags, I opted for a shuttle to the airport. We paid 30 euros for the shuttle The shuttle was to come at 1335. I was expecting a van, but it was a taxi. The driver came in and then left and went back to the taxi, so we followed with our luggage. The bellman asked me if I needed help, and I...

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  • Free Ferry across het IJ

    Amsterdam Transportation

    To get across 'Het IJ' to the Northern part of the city you can take 'De Pont' (ferry). The GVB started in 1897 with the first ferry service. In 2014 a sixth ferry connection across 't IJ came in service. So, now the following are the IJ ferry services: -Centraal Station - Buiksloterweg -Tasmanstraat - Distelweg -Tasmanstraat - NDSM-werf...

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  • Taxis

    Amsterdam Transportation

    Good taxi company in Amsterdam taking away all the bad experiences of the taxi drivers in Amsterdam, Always a english speaking driver very help full if you need some information about the city last minutes calls (+31648603332) also available perfect service. very happy with them!

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  • Bus

    Amsterdam Transportation

    The Eurolines is a bus company that serves international bus service from Amsterdam. The ticket office of Euroline Nederland is located just outside to the right at the Amstel train station at Julianaplein 5 - 1097 DN Amsterdam; open daily 7AM - 11PM. Amsterdam is the main hub in the Netherlands, but you can get on the bus from other Dutch...

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  • Canal boat

    Amsterdam Transportation

    An hour guided tour - boat ride around the city provides great insight (historical information, tips, interesting facts...). Boats have glass roof so you are safe in case it rains or is windy (it was the day I took the tour). Price was around 10 euros.

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  • Park & Ride

    Amsterdam Transportation

    Hello everyone, I parked at P+R and someone broke into my car. They broke a window and they took a small suitcase (with clothes!) that I had under the seat. I had difficulty to find a place to change the window and my departure was delayed because of it. You can find better parking here: http://bit.ly/1qUhNZw There is secure parking from Hotels...

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  • Strippenkaart

    Amsterdam Transportation

    Daypasses are currently 7.50 Euro for 24 hours / 12 Euro for 48 hours and go up to a full week pass. These passes make good use if you are about to travel inside the city. Usually staying in a central location for tourist purposes is not going to cause you a lot of travel by public transport. However, for business purposses you are usually...

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  • GVB - OV Chipkaart

    Amsterdam Transportation

    Amsterdam uses for its public transport the same national system as in the rest of the country. The so called "OV Chipkaart". It's a rather simple card, you check-in and you check-in at the swipe points. Usually an entrance fee is deducted from your card upon entry, and upon checking out a part is returned on the card again. It's therefore...

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  • Car & Parking

    Amsterdam Transportation

    Public parking garages and street parking in Amsterdam is just too expensive! Street parking is also very difficult to find. Recently, a friend told me about alternative parking solution in Amsterdam: http://bit.ly/1l6WCfy This guys have parking from hotels and other types of companies at fair prices. Also, you can choose whether you want long- or...

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  • Metro

    Amsterdam Transportation

    The metro is managed by the GVB, the Amsterdam Transport Authority also managing the local trams, buses and ferries. These are the Amsterdam Metro lines: -50 -Isolaterweg-Gein -51 -Centraal Station-Westwijk -53 -Centraal Station-Gaasperplas -54 -Centraal Station-Gein Like taking a tram or bus you can travel the metro with an...

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  • Canal bus

    Amsterdam Transportation

    The canal bus boats operate a regular service along the canals on three routes: the Green Line, the Red Line and the Orange Line. The 14 stops are located near the major museums, attractions and shopping centres. With a Day Pass you can 'hop on, hop off' as often as you like. A day ticket costs € 20.00 (adult) A 24 hours ticket costs € 22.00...

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  • Walking

    Amsterdam Transportation

    if you are around the central area of Amsterdam, better walk around, its good for your health. Parking is so expensive in the city and thats the reason why most people who live there ride their bikes to work. Its the easiest and parking a bike is easy too. They have a huge parking lot for bikers. Whilst walking around the city you may take photos...

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  • Cruise Ship - PTA

    Amsterdam Transportation

    Amsterdam has build a new Passenger Terminal, just East of the Central Station. So, if you visit Amsterdam by Cruise Liner you are in the heart of the city. Calendar with visiting cruise ships General website of the Amsterdam Port Authority Map of the Amsterdam harbour

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  • Water bike

    Amsterdam Transportation

    By canal bike! As a child, at age four or so, I once made a trip by canal boat through Amsterdam, and another time, as a teenager, I did the same. But now, at age 43, I've finally made my first trip by canal bike in Amsterdam - from Rijksmuseum to Westertoren! Of course it's more fun than taking a trip by boat, but much to my surprise it was also...

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  • Bus to & from Schiphol Airport

    Amsterdam Transportation

    Hi! My partner and i traveled with the AirExpressBus from airport Weeze (Germany) to the city Utrecht (Netherlands). Here is my experience with this buscompany. Don't mention my grammar! Only AirExpressBus offer's public transfer from Airport Weeze to Utrecht. We paid about 50 euro's for our tickets and hat to wait aprox. 2 hours on the airport...

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  • Hydrofoil

    Amsterdam Transportation

    The Connexxion company Fast Flying Ferry service from the Amsterdam Centraal station to the village of Velsen will stop at January 1, 2014. New speed limitations on the Noordzee canal and less money from the Province were the factors that lead to this end of service. From 2014 passengers have to take the Connexxion bus #82.

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  • Horse Drawn Carriage

    Amsterdam Transportation

    From Dam Square everyday it is possible to take a horse drawn carriage tour of Amsterdam between 11.00 and 18.00. Karos Rondritten are the company that offer these tours. The prices are per ride and for a maximum of 4 people - 20 minutes is 35 Euros, 40 minutes is 60 euros and 1 hour costs 85 euros. The tours amble thorough the city streets at a...

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  • Wielertaxi

    Amsterdam Transportation

    The tram let us off several blocks from the hotel which was a bummer as I knew some of the trams went right by the door. So I hailed a Wielertaxi (which I called a pedicab) and he pedaled us back to the hotel by 1512 for 8 euros.

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  • KLM Airlines

    Amsterdam Transportation

    Leaving CDG behind and arriving at AMS schipol is like day and night. Warmth and friendliness and hospitality oozes out of the AMS crew while I was glad to leave behind the sullen AF lounge people to whom smiling is an effort I am sitting at the AMS KLM lounge at schipol near the F gates .. the flights to NAmerica depart from the F gates and aI...

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  • Thalys Train

    Amsterdam Transportation

    I started travelling with the very fast train Thalys in the mid 1990s first to Paris, later to Amsterdam and I was always satisfied about speed, comfort and price when booking well in time. For Brussels - Amsterdam it costs 45 € in class 2 and 65 € in 1st class; the difference of 20 € is well worth the large (solo) seat and something to eat and...

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  • Taxi to & from Schiphol Airport

    Amsterdam Transportation

    From Amsterdam to Schiphol it is better to book a taxi in advance. There are numerous taxi services that offer attractive fixed price transfers. Most hotels will also have arrangements with taxi companies to offer fixed-fare transport to the airport. Expect to pay around 50 to 60 euro for a trip from the city center. This service will cost you more...

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