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Schiphol Airport entrance

ABOVE: Schiphol Airport is one of the busiest international air gateways in Europe. INSET BELOW: A train in Centraal Station.

Airport

Amsterdam Airport - Schiphol europeforvisitors.com
An article from Europe for Visitors with links and photos.

Rail travel

Amsterdam Centraal StationNS (Netherlands Railroads)
Plan your Dutch rail trip with the journey planner, and learn how to use the latest NS ticket machines.

TGVweb: From the Cab
Engineer (engine driver) Rob Rijs describes what it's like to operate a Thalys high-speed train from Amsterdam to Brussels and back.

Driving

ViaMichelin
Calculate your road route (with directions), or display a local map with optional listings from the Michelin Red and Green Guides.

Ship travel

Port of Amsterdam
Learn about the port, or check your ship's expected arrival and departure times. If you're a cruise passenger, also see:

Amsterdam cruise terminalPTA: Passenger Terminal Amsterdam
Amsterdam's modern cruise terminal in Ijhaven is used by approximately 100 ships carrying 200,000 passengers each year. The terminal is within walking distance of Centraal Station (which is only 20 minutes from Schiphol Airport), and its services range from bicycle rentals to free Internet terminals.


Amsterdam travel resources
Introduction
Academic travel
Arriving, departing
Cafés, nightclubs
Dining, food
Drugs
Events, culture
Excursions, sights
Gay, lesbian
Local transportation
Miscellaneous
Museums
Photos
Practical information
Sex, prostitution
Shopping
Sports, recreation
Umbrella sites

Amsterdam planning tools
Amsterdam map
Amsterdam weather forecast

Amsterdam hotels/accommodations
Hotel introduction
5-star hotels
4-star hotels
3-star hotels
2-star hotels
1-star hotels
Airport hotels
B&B
Hostels
Apartments
Camping

Top photo: Alex Klochkov.
Inset photos: Devy Masselink.