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Centraal Station

Stationsplein 9, 1012 AB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 344 5074
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Completed in 1889 and located in the heart of town, this neo-Renaissance rail station was designed by P.J.H. Cuypers, the same person who designed the famous Rijksmuseum.
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Stationsplein 9, 1012 AB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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"beautiful building"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Many shops available, a great place to eat n drink, busy and crowded, excellent tram service that runs frequently. A must if your visiting Amsterdam.

Thank Darren M
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were happy to enjoy the shops while waiting for a train. Perfect to buy a house gift (Vodka anyone??) or a souvenir. Nice florist as well.

Thank Inna S
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Having caught the train from Schipol airport into the central station it was the first thing we saw when we arrived in the city.... On the inside it serves its purpose as a train station but once you get outside you can’t help but admire...More

Thank MCTwenty9
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

One if the most easy-to-understand stations in Europe. There are lots of shops, including food and drinks, and a variety of cafes. The building from the outside is breathtaking!

Thank Shefaa A
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went during the month of February, it was very cold, since we had a layover we went to visit the town. We flew o on different flights, so decided to meet with the rest of the party on Centraal station, even though we had...More

Thank Leanela B
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We found the ticket machines easy to use for the airport (although metro tickets a bit more complicated!). The building is gorgeous though and such a great link to Holland and Schiphol airport!

Thank Sarah G
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The central station is very well organized and you can easily find directions. Just in case you get lost, there’s always someone on informacion spots to find you. Great idea with the automatic tickets selling machine!

Thank Diana C
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Fantastic architecture and very well set out station. As a first timer in Amsterdam we were able to find our way easily to and from the airport. Staff also on hand to assist if you need assistance. Station also has a mix of places to...More

Thank Merlinford
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It was easy to take the train from and to the airport. There are staffs everywhere if you need help and they were super friendly.

Thank Jane P
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and teenage son and I went to Central Station and bought tickets to Zaanse Schans. We don’t often ride trains, so it was a fun experience. The information desk kiosk was very nice and helpful. We only had five minutes, so we even...More

Thank DougRoamingThePlanet
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Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of
tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists
and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the
best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe.
Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops
of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones
Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods
such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring
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bobbimaeward
13 February 2018|
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Response from Bob O | Reviewed this property |
Normally train service starts from 6am
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lormacabc
23 January 2018|
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Response from EricF7 | Reviewed this property |
There are train connections from Amsterdam CS to Haarlem.
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Jose M
14 January 2018|
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Response from wazaruha | Reviewed this property |
The train will be the best choice . Buy the ticket at train counter , the lady is helpful . Further more its fast and efficient .
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