Transportation information for Amsterdam, center, west
is one of the most important transportation hubs in Europe. A train station below
the airport, immediately transports you to Amsterdam, Rotterdam and most cities
and towns in Europe. http://www.schiphol.nl/schiphol/main/home.jsp (Go to English
button at the top of the page)
airport is 18km (11mi) southwest of the city. All prices in US dollars, Euro exchange
rate is 1.2 to .8 depending upon economic conditions.
Taxi to the city
center (30 minutes): $25.
Trains to Centraal Station (at 15 minute
Public transit is excellent. Its hub is Centraal Station,
where trams, buses and other metro lines converge; the system isboth metropolitan
and national from Amsterdam you can reach most destinations within 2 hours
Taxis (622-2181), Canal Buses (623-9886)
has over half million bicycles so if you want to be like the locals happy
pedaling, however Amsterdam is best experienced on foot.