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Quick Transportation to Amsterdam and Chea

The train is best, quick and cheap way to get to Amsterdam city centre. No traffic jam, it brings... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Solodam J
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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It runs well most off the time, download the app it makes life so much easier. There will be... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
Cincinnati, Ohio
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1118 ZG Schiphol, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Excellent service in all aspects. If only we had this service back at home! The trains are clean, fast running and ontime. Perhaps some of the station signs could be in Dutch and English but this is only a minor comment. The NS app is...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

The train is best, quick and cheap way to get to Amsterdam city centre. No traffic jam, it brings you there in 17 minutes and it costs you only € 5,30. By train, it is only 7 minutes to the Station Zuid ( World Trade...More

Thank Solodam J
Reviewed 4 days ago

Well, what can I say that was not already said. 17 Min from AMS - Centraal, very frequent service. I always use the Train when in Amsterdam.

Thank Cliff E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We used the train to get Schiphol airport from Amsterdam. Was very easy to order tickets and to get the airport for Amsterdam Centraal station. The price relatively to e.g. taxi for 3 of us was much more lower. The train arrives to airport in...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 9 September 2018

We used the train to travel from the airport to city center and to Weesp. It's very easy to use and very affordable. The trains have monitors to let you know what stop is next. Definitely scan your ticket when you are getting in/on so...More

Thank RazorbackWARD
Reviewed 5 September 2018

It runs well most off the time, download the app it makes life so much easier. There will be surprises, delays , malfunctions etc , but with the app it will keep you up to date and you can reroute quite easily. The conductors are...More

Thank Dcgusa
Reviewed 30 August 2018

I downloaded the train app and was able to schedule my travel without a problem. They took my credit card and I received an email ticket. The only issue was that they asked me to print out my train ticket instead of using the screen...More

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Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

I liked them. Very professional staff who helped with ticket as well as advices. They have ticket wending machines where you can buy a ticket with bank cards. Trains a very comfortable and runs in time shown in the tickets and in schedule. Some intercity...More

Thank Tural V
Reviewed 25 August 2018

It could not be easier (or cost efficient) to get from Schipol to the Centraal Station in Amsterdam. Frequent trains, less than 10 euro, and one stop -- Centraal Station! Be ready for a bit of walking, but you'll have plenty of time to board...More

Thank profginsburg
Reviewed 13 August 2018

From arrival at Schiphol airport you can get to almost any location in Europe. If you are traveling outside of the Netherlands you can get a ticket from the International counter near Departure gates #2 (on the arrival level). For trips within the Netherlands the...More

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Tolu S
4 February 2018|
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Response from Carlo I | Reviewed this property |
You need to consider leaving your luggage at the airport, going through immigration (if non-Schengen) and passport control (on return) and catch a train to Amsterdam Centraal and back. You'll probably have enough time to... More
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Response from thaikwai | Reviewed this property |
Usually a vendor comes along offering tea/coffee and some light snacks