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To and from Ams Airport to NH to city center

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To and from Ams Airport to NH to city center


We are two adults and 3 years old. Staying May 20th at NH hotel. We arrive at AMS around 6pm and we have to leave around 1 pm next day. We would like to visit the city center and take canal boat tour. How can we fit this in? and what is the best (not too expensive) transportation?

thanks in advance for your help.

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1. Re: To and from Ams Airport to NH to city center

If you check the NH Schiphol website you will see that thye run a (paid) shuttle to and from the airport.

Otherwise use the 9292ov.nl/en site and put your hotel address, Kruisweg 495, Hooftdorp as the start point and Amsterdam Centraal as the end. that will give you options.

However I would say that if your planed does not land until 1800 you will struggle to get to your hotel by 1930, time to check in and get sorted and then another 45 mins to get back into town. That is gonna take you to nearly 2100 and the boats stop running then.

Also will your child not be pretty tired by then?

Maybe you could check out early next morning and put your bags in a locker but you will still only have an hour or so in town and that's not enough given the early hour.

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3. Re: To and from Ams Airport to NH to city center

Isn't NH Hotel a chain with more than one hotel in Amsterdam? Which one are you staying at?

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4. Re: To and from Ams Airport to NH to city center

I think your subject is confusing the matter. The NH City Center is a hotel in the city itself. From the fact that you have posted on the Hoofdorp forum I take it you are staying at the NH Schiphol and want to get too/from the ciry center?

Having stayed there, I can categorrically say that the best way to travel between the NH Schiphol and the airport is the 300 bus. This runs every 6 minutes during the day and every 10 in non-peak hours.

Going to your hotel from the airport you take the bus direction Haarlem and get off at Kruisweg which is the first stop outside the airport perimeter. There are signs on the bus indicating the stops. When you get off the bus, you will not actually see the hotel altough it is very close. Just head towards the McDonalds. It is just the other side of that.

Going to the airport it is the same bus, from the same stop, direction Amsterdam Bijlmer Arena. Journey time in each direction is about ten minutes.

From the airport to/from the city center you take the train. There is one every ten minutes.

You can look up all travel details on 9292.nl

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Edited: 3:17 am, March 06, 2013
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