Train Stations in Amsterdam - Centraal Station, Amstel, Zuid, Sloterdijk etc (2022)

Amsterdam Central Station is the principal railway station in the city although there are a number of other stations which may be useful for visitors.

The following is an overview of each rail station in Amsterdam covering station facilities, rail services, transport connections and convenient hotels.

Check our Amsterdam Rail Network Map to get a visual overview of all train station locations in Amsterdam.

Amsterdam Central Station

Amsterdam Centraal is located at the northern edge of the city centre and is Amsterdam’s main rail and transport hub with normally around 200,000 passengers per day. You can connect here onto trains, trams, metro, buses and ferries.

The magnificent building was completed in 1889 and designed by Pierre Cuypers who was also architect of the city’s Rijksmuseum. In recent years the station has had a significant facelift and upgrade, particularly at the northern end with the IJ-side hall hosting shops, cafés and restaurants.

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Rail travellers can buy tickets at the automatic ticket machines or the various NS sales desks around the station.

Other facilities include the NS International lounge (for 1st class international rail ticket holders) and Amsterdam Central’s left-luggage lockers. There is even a Royal waiting room at the eastern city-side end although it is not open to the public.

Amsterdam Central has 15 rail tracks running through the station with 11 platforms numbered 1-15. Platforms are also marked a (Western side) and b (Eastern side).

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There are 5 adjacent tunnels which run under the platforms and connect the main Cuypers Hall (city side) to the IJ hall (water side).

3 of these tunnels – West, Middle and East – provide access up to the platforms – to enter these passenger tunnels you need to go through the gate barriers at either end using an OV-chip card or e-ticket barcode.

The other 2 tunnels (IJpassage and Amstel passage) are freely accessible, although the latter has restricted opening hours (1100-1900).

Domestic Intercity train services from Amsterdam Central can get you directly to most parts of the Netherlands.

International rail services from Amsterdam include the Eurostar to London, Thalys to Brussels/Paris, ICE International to Düsseldorf/Cologne/Frankfurt and IC train to Berlin.

Stores at Amsterdam Central include AKO (newsagent), AH To Go (mini-supermarkets), Cheese and More, HEMA (Dutch general retailer), Erica Kruiderijen (health store), ETOS (chemist), Moonflower (flowers), Simon Lévelt (coffee/tea), Sissy Boy (fashion) and an Iamsterdam store.

There are GWK Travelex money outlets for currency exchange.

For a drink or bite to eat head to the IJ hall which includes the likes of Burgerij, EXKI, Starbucks and Wagamama – some offering pleasant waterside views. Alternatively, the 1st Class Pub & Restaurant can be found on platform 2b.

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For stocking up on supplies the nearest large supermarket is Albert Heijn at Prins Hendrikkade 20 – exit the station (south) and cross the main road and head right.

At the northern IJ waterfront side exit (IJzijde) you can find taxis and the free ferry services.

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At the southern city exit (Centrumzijde) there is the Iamsterdam visitor centre and a GVB public transport tickets & info office. From this area you can take Amsterdam trams and the Amsterdam Metro

The city’s Dam Square is a short distance away walking south down Damrak street. Be aware of passing trams outside the station and that pickpockets could be operating in the area

Convenient hotels for Amsterdam Central are: art ‘otel Amsterdam, Room Mate Aitana, Park Plaza Victoria, Barbizon Palace, Kimpton-De Witt, Amrath, Doubletree by Hilton, Ibis and Ibis Styles

See more on hotels around Amsterdam Central

Amsterdam Amstel Station

This station near the river Amstel (south-east of the centre) opened in 1939. In the main hall there are 2 transport-themed murals which were designed by visual artist Peter Alma (1886-1969). The murals are 9m high and 20m wide and are grandly titled “The global significance of the railway system, and its technical progress“.

There are a few shops including AKO (newsagents), AH To Go (mini-supermarket), ETOS (chemist) and a Starbucks (coffee).

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GVB Amsterdam Metro lines 51/53/54 run through Amstel via the central platforms 2 (northbound) and 3 (southbound). Note the separate OV-chip card readers for train and metro – make sure you use the right one!

GVB tram 12 departs from Julianaplein outside and heads north-west from Amstel to Amsterdam Central via De Pijp and Museumplein. Various GVB bus services also depart from Amstel.

There are only 2 rail platforms at Amstel – platform 1 for northbound trains and platform 4 southbound trains. The following services stop at Amsterdam Amstel:

Den Helder-Amsterdam Central-Amstel-Utrecht-Arnhem-Nijmegen (Intercity)
Alkmaar-Amsterdam Central-Amstel-Utrecht-s-Hertogenbosch-Eindhoven-Maastricht (Intercity)
Enkhuizen-Amsterdam Central-Amstel-Utrecht-s-Hertogenbosch-Eindhoven-Heerlen (Intercity)
Uitgeest-Amsterdam Central-Amstel-Breukelen-Woerden-Gouda-Rotterdam (Sprinter)
Uitgeest-Amsterdam Central-Amstel-Breukelen-Utrecht-Rhenen (Sprinter)

Convenient hotels for Amsterdam Amstel are: Casa, V Fizeaustraat, QO Amstel, Meininger, Volkshotel

Amsterdam Bijlmer ArenA Station

Bijlmer ArenA is a modern train and metro station complex in south-east Amsterdam which originally opened in 1971 but was totally refurbished in 2007.

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The area includes theJohan Cruijff ArenA football stadium, the AFAS Live Music Hall, the Ziggo Dome, a Pathé multiscreen cinema and Arena Poort shopping area.

Bijlmer-ArenA is a major office district of Amsterdam with the likes of ABN-Amro, ING, Cisco Systems and Adidas-Reebok present. It is also the site of large social housing flat blocks with a multi-cultural population.

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Facilities at the station include AKO (newsagents), AH To Go (mini-supermarket), ETOS (chemist) and Starbucks.

GVB Amsterdam Metro lines 50 and 54 run through Bijlmer ArenA via the central platforms and various bus services run from outside the station.

Bijlmer ArenA is connected by rail to both Amsterdam Central and Amsterdam Zuid/Schiphol airport.

There are 6 rail platforms at Bijlmer ArenA with southbound intercity services usually at platform 7 and services to Schiphol from platform 2. The following services operate from Bijlmer ArenA:

Schiphol Airport-Amsterdam Zuid-Bijlmer ArenA-Utrecht-Arnhem-Nijmegen (Intercity)
Schiphol Airport-Zuid-Bijlmer ArenA-Utrecht-s-Hertogenbosch-Eindhoven-Venlo (Intercity)
Uitgeest-Amsterdam Central-Bijlmer ArenA-Breukelen-Woerden-Gouda-Rotterdam (Sprinter)
Uitgeest-Amsterdam Central-Bijlmer ArenA-Breukelen-Utrecht-Rhenen (Sprinter)

Convenient hotels for Bijlmer ArenA are: Hampton by Hilton, Holiday Inn ArenA Towers, Holiday Inn Express ArenA Towers, Jaz Amsterdam, Courtyard by Marriott

Duivendrecht Station

Duivendrecht is a 2 level train and metro station between Amstel and Bijlmer ArenA originally opened in 1993. Facilities at the station include AKO (newsagents), AH To Go (mini-supermarket) and some snack bars.

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The main station hall is on the lower level which has the Schiphol-Weesp Zuidtak rail track running east-west.

Trains go east to Hilversum, Amersfoort, Lelystad, Almere, Zwolle and Enschede; and west to Amsterdam Zuid, Schiphol Airport, Hoofddorp, Leiden, Den Haag, Delft, Rotterdam and Dordrecht.

The upper level has the north-south rail track between Amsterdam and Utrecht which is served by the same Sprinter services as at Amstel and Bijlmer ArenA.

GVB Metro lines 50 and 54 operate from the upper level central platforms.

Amsterdam Zuid Station

Amsterdam Zuid station opened in 1978 and is the fastest growing station in the Netherlands.

Located in the major Zuidas office district, the station will be expanded and upgraded from 2018-2028 with 2 new tracks and covered platforms, part of the huge Zuidasdok infrastructure project in the area.

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With the new North-South metro line, the direct train link to Schiphol Airport and with future international rail services planned, Amsterdam Zuid will become a major transport hub.

Current facilities at the station include AH To Go (mini-supermarket), HEMA (general retailer), ETOS (chemist), Rituals (toiletries) and Sissy Boy (fashion) plus Julia’s, Starbucks and various snack bars.

There are also a number of cafés and restaurants just outside the station – such as Wagamama – catering to the many office workers in the area.

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GVB Amsterdam Metro lines 50, 51 and 52 operate at Amsterdam Zuid. The North-South line 52 runs via Amsterdam Central to Amsterdam North. GVB tram 5 also runs from outside the station and operates from Amstelveen to Westergasfabriek.

The Zuidtak rail line connecting Schiphol and Weesp runs through Zuid station and you can reach the following main stations from Amsterdam Zuid:

West: Schiphol Airport, Hoofddorp, Leiden, Den Haag, Delft, Rotterdam and Dordrecht.

South or East: Amsterdam Bijlmer Arena, Utrecht Central, s-Hertogenbosch, Eindhoven, Venlo, Hilversum, Amersfoort, Apeldoorn, Enschede, Arnhem, Nijmegen, Almere, Lelystad, Zwolle, Groningen and Leeuwarden.

Convenient hotels for Amsterdam Zuid are: Crowne Plaza, HI Express, Citizen M, Element, Qbic

Amsterdam RAI Station

This is a small train and metro station (opened 1981) just east of Amsterdam Zuid station on the same Schiphol-Weesp rail line. RAI is the home of Amsterdam’s main exhibition and conference centre.

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The station has a Kiosk drinks/snack facility. GVB Metro lines 50 and 51 serve RAI and tram 4 runs from outside to Amsterdam Central via Rivierenbuurt and Rembrandtplein.

Normally only the Almere Oostvaarders-Hoofddorp and Hilversum-Hoofddorp Sprinter services stop at RAI – although during big exhibitions some Intercity trains will make an additional stop here.

Convenient hotels for Amsterdam RAI are: Nhow, Novotel, Holiday Inn, Motel One (plus those at Amsterdam Zuid above)

Amsterdam Sloterdijk Station

Amsterdam Sloterdijk station in the north-west of the city opened in 1983 and is a major junction for rail traffic. The Sloterdijk area is an office district with significant presence from government, publishing and telecoms.

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Facilities at Sloterdijk station include AKO (newsagents), AH To Go (mini-supermarket), ETOS (chemist) plus Julia’s, Starbucks and various snack bars.

GVB Metro line 50 runs through Amsterdam Sloterdijk and tram 19 serves Diemen via Leidseplein.

Also departing from outside Sloterdijk are international coach services from Blablabus and Flixbus

Sloterdijk station has the following rail lines: Amsterdam-Schiphol (upper level), Amsterdam-Haarlem and Amsterdam-Zandam (both lower level). The main station hall is at an intermediate level.

There is also a separated section of the station (platforms 9 and 10) where the Schiphol track connects to Haarlem/Zandam via the Hemboog chord.

The following rail services operate from Sloterdijk:

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Intercities Den Helder-Nijmegen, Alkmaar-Maastricht, Enkhuizen-Heerlen, Amsterdam-Den Haag and Amsterdam-Vlissingen.

Sprinters Amsterdam-Den Haag, Amsterdam-Hoofddorp, Hoorn-Leiden, Uitgeest-Rotterdam, Uitgeest-Rhenen, Amsterdam-Beverwijk and Amsterdam-Zandvoort.

Convenient hotels for Amsterdam Sloterdijk are: Holiday Inn Express Sloterdijk, Mercure Sloterdijk, Hotel2Stay

Amsterdam Lelylaan Station

This train and metro station is in the south-west of Amsterdam (opened 1986, directly south of Sloterdijk) on the Amsterdam-Schiphol line. It is located in the western residential suburb of Slotervaart. There is an AH To Go (mini-supermarket) at the station.

GVB Metro line 50 stops at Lelylaan whilst trams 1 and 17 go to the city centre.

The following Sprinter services stop at Lelylaan: Amsterdam-Den Haag, Amsterdam-Hoofddorp and Hoorn-Leiden.

Convenient hotel for Amsterdam Lelylaan is: WestCord Fashion Hotel

Amsterdam Muiderpoort Station

A small local station in the residential Amsterdam Oost (East Amsterdam) dating back to 1939. Facilities include Big Burger and Kiosk outlets.

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GVB trams 1 and 3 head to the city centre.

The rail line runs from Amsterdam Central to Muiderpoort and then splits – one part going to Amstel (south) and the other going to Weesp (south-east).

Only the following Sprinter services stop at Muiderpoort: Amsterdam Central-Zwolle, Amsterdam Central-Amersfoort Vathorst, Uitgeest-Rotterdam and Uitgeest-Rhenen.

Amsterdam Science Park Station

This is another small station in Amsterdam Oost (opened 2009) located near the Amsterdam Science Park, a scientific research/business hub and residential area.

The station lies between Muiderpoort and Diemen with only the following Sprinter services making stops: Amsterdam Central-Zwolle and Amsterdam Central-Amersfoort Vathorst.

Amsterdam Holendrecht Station

This train and metro station (opened 2008) in the south-east of Amsterdam is near the AMC hospital and Museum Vrolik. Amsterdam Holendrecht is served by GVB Metro lines 50 and 54.

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The station lies on the Amsterdam-Utrecht rail track (south of Bijlmer ArenA) and has Sprinter services Uitgeest-Amsterdam Central-Rotterdam and Uitgeest-Amsterdam Central-Rhenen.

Convenient hotel in the Amsterdam Holendrecht area is: Fletcher Hotel

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Train Tickets

Domestic train tickets can be purchased at automatic ticket machines at the stations. The larger stations will also have sales desks.

For more detailed information on fares and tickets see How to buy Dutch train tickets

This article was originally published in 2010 and has been regularly updated. Last update 29 November 2021.


How do I get from Amsterdam central to Sloterdijk? ›

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Amsterdam Centraal every 10 minutes. Tickets cost €6 - €16 and the journey takes 6 min. Alternatively, GVB operates a bus from Amsterdam, La Guardiaweg to Amsterdam, Centraal Station every 15 minutes. Tickets cost €2 and the journey takes 18 min.

How many train stations are there in Amsterdam? ›

Amsterdam Train Stations - List of All Train Stations in Amsterdam. Totally, there are nine Amsterdam train stations. The most important train station is, of course, Amsterdam Centraal.

What is the best train station in Amsterdam? ›

According to the European Railway Station Index for 2022, Amsterdam Centraal is the joint second-best train station in Europe in 2022!

What is main train station in Amsterdam? ›

Amsterdam Central Station is the primary station, providing quick access to the city centre. This terminus not only offers train services in all directions but is also directly connected to Amsterdam's bus, tram, metro and ferry services. Other stations around the periphery of the city include: Amsterdam Sloterdijk.

How do I get out of Amsterdam Centraal station? ›

You'll need to pass through ticket gates to enter and exit the platform area at Amsterdam Centraal station. To go through the NS gates, just scan the barcode on your ticket.

How much is train from Amsterdam airport to city? ›

Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Amsterdam-Centraal by train
Journey timeFrom 13m
PriceFrom €5.80
Distance8 miles (12 km)
Frequency196 trains per day
First train00:02
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Can you buy tickets at Amsterdam Centraal? ›

Buying train tickets at the Amsterdam Central Station

Through the deregulation of the public transport there are many possibilities to travel on the same train, busses and trams. Compare the prices and terms and choose the option most convenient for you.

Is Amsterdam Centraal safe at night? ›

Is Amsterdam safe at night? Amsterdam is reasonably safe at night. But always remember that crime tends to take place at night in calm areas where no one can see you or help you. For women and men, take my advice: don't walk alone in the park at night.

How many days do you need in Amsterdam? ›

As a general rule, most travelers can plan on spending between 2-4 days in Amsterdam, depending on whether or not they take any day trips, and how long they plan to spend in the Netherlands overall.

How do you get around in Amsterdam? ›

Amsterdam boasts an impressive public transport network including metros, buses, trams, ferries and trains to help you get around the capital. Save money on travel with the I amsterdam City Card, which offers unlimited use of the GVB public transport system for 24, 48 or 72 hours.

How many platforms does Amsterdam Centraal have? ›

A major international railway hub, it is used by 192,000 passengers a day, making it the second busiest railway station in the country after Utrecht Centraal and the most visited Rijksmonument of the Netherlands.
Amsterdam Centraal station.
Amsterdam Centraal
Tracks15 total
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What is the Centre of Amsterdam called? ›

the city centre of Amsterdam

The neighborhoods of De Wallen (Red Light District), Nieuwmarkt, Grachtengordel (Canal Belt) and Jordaan are the historical centre of Amsterdam. The Centrum district with 86,851 inhabitants (2018) is divided into smaller neighbourhoods, all with their own characteristics and history.

Where does the Eurostar stop in Amsterdam? ›

Map of Amsterdam Centraal Station

The Eurostar departures building is on platform 15b.

What is the best month to visit Amsterdam? ›

The best time to visit Amsterdam is between April and May or September and November – right before or directly after the summertime high tourist season.

Is Amsterdam expensive to visit? ›

Like most European capitals, Amsterdam isn't cheap. Compared to cities like Paris and London, however, the city is a surprisingly good deal and given its reputation as a sought-after travel destination, Amsterdam offers pretty good value for money.

What is the best time of year to see tulips in Amsterdam? ›

Most people want to see the outdoor tulip fields. The best month to see tulips in Holland is April. The best chance of having the most beautiful tulip fields is from mid-April to early May 2023.

Do they check train tickets in Netherlands? ›

Trains in the Netherlands: your ticket will be checked

And nope, there are no exceptions made if you're a tourist and were confused about how the trains in the Netherlands work: you will be fined if you don't have a valid ticket. Fines are usually €50, which is quite a chunk of money for anyone.

Is there Uber in Amsterdam? ›

Uber, the international taxi app service ( is available for rides in Amsterdam. Uber has different fare structures including Black (original service with VIP taxi sedans), Comfort (newer cars with extra legroom) or UberX (lower cost 'everyday rides').

Is there security at the Amsterdam train station? ›

Germany and the Netherlands

Currently, there are no specific security arrangements at stations served by Thalys in the Netherlands and Germany.

How often do trains run from Amsterdam Centraal to airport? ›

The average travel time between Amsterdam Centraal (Main station) and Schiphol (Airport) is 13 minutes. On average 171 trains per day run between Amsterdam Centraal (Main station) and Schiphol (Airport).

Are taxis in Amsterdam expensive? ›

Yes, taxis are very expensive in Amsterdam. Taxis in Amsterdam set their own prices, but the government sets out a maximum fare price for taxis in the Netherlands.

What time do trains start in Amsterdam? ›

Schedule. The metro network opens every day at 6 am and closes at 12:30 am (midnight). The trains normally run every 10 minutes.

Are trams in Amsterdam free? ›

GVB (tram, metro, bus) tickets

While using public transport in Amsterdam you have to check-in and check-out (present your ticket to a validator on board). The ticket becomes valid the first time you check-in. Children up to 4 years old travel for free. A ticket for children aged 4 – 11 costs € 4 per day.

What time does Amsterdam Centraal open? ›

Opening hours Service offices with a NS International desk
StationWeek daysSaturday
Amsterdam (IJ-zijde)10:00 - 16:0010:00 - 16:00
Arnhem Centraal07:00 - 21:3010:00 - 18:00
Rotterdam Centraal06:45 - 21:0006:45 - 21:00
Schiphol Airport (main hall)06:00 - 21:0006:00 - 21:00
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What time do trains run till in Amsterdam? ›

Public transport in Amsterdam operates from 6am until midnight. However, some Metro trains will end their run before midnight, while others will reach distant suburban stations as late as 1am.

Is it safe to walk in Amsterdam at night? ›

Most Amsterdam neighborhoods are safe for walking—even alone—with a few exceptions. One place to avoid come nightfall is the Red Light District. While it's filled with all types of people during the day, the area attracts seedier visitors and vagrants at night.

Is there a lot of crime in Amsterdam? ›

Amsterdam was listed as one of the top six safest cities worldwide in the Safe cities list of The Economist. In this index, Amsterdam scored highly for both infrastructure and personal safety. Students also indicate that they view Amsterdam as a safe place to live.

What month do the tulips bloom in Amsterdam? ›

Travel to The Netherlands in mid April to see the tulips at their best. Tulip season runs from the end of March until mid May, but the flowers are usually at their best halfway through April. More than 7 million flower bulbs bloom in spring at the Keukenhof in Lisse.

Can you walk everywhere in Amsterdam? ›

Amsterdam is surprisingly small, enough that you can easily walk or bike across it. I've created a few walking itineraries for Amsterdam that cover a lot of the historic centre , so be sure to wear comfortable shoes. You might encounter cobblestones in some places, so I don't recommend heels unless they're quite thick.

What is the cheapest way to get around Amsterdam? ›

The cheapest way to travel around Amsterdam is walking but if you need to get somewhere fast, the use of an OV chip card is the answer. Being used on trams, buses and metros, the OV chip card (OV-chipkaart) is the easiest way to pay for all your travel about town.

Is public transport expensive in Amsterdam? ›

You can buy tickets as you board any bus, most trams or from the machines at any metro station. These are however rather expensive, a single journey (actually you can travel for an hour with this ticket) in Amsterdam will cost €2.90 compared to around €1.20 if you pay by OV Chipkaart.

How much does it cost to get around Amsterdam? ›

You should plan to spend around €138 ($137) per day on your vacation in Amsterdam, which is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors. Past travelers have spent, on average, €35 ($35) on meals for one day and €16 ($16) on local transportation.

Is transportation free in Netherlands? ›

Fares and tickets

If the user doesn't have a (valid) season ticket a base fare + distance fare is charged. NS has a degressive fare system, where longer distances are cheaper per kilometre. A public transport pass for train (2nd class), bus, metro and tram OV-Vrij costs €4640,40 / year (2017).

Is there a train station at Schiphol Airport? ›

Take the train

Schiphol Station is located directly below the airport. It only takes a couple of minutes to walk from Arrivals to Schiphol Plaza, where you can take the stairs, escalator or lift down to the platforms.

How old is Amsterdam Central Station? ›

What do the three X's in Amsterdam mean? ›

The three crosses on Amsterdam's coats of arms are St. Andrew's crosses (or saltires). They appear horizontally on the flag, but they also appear vertically on seals and walls. St. Andrew was a fisherman and an apostle, who is said to have been martyred on a cross called a crux decussata (X-shaped cross).

Which part of Amsterdam is the Red Light District? ›

Red Light District is situated right in the centre of Amsterdam. It's a five to ten-minute walk from Amsterdam Central Station, while walking in the direction of Dam Square, take a left halfway. Most of the district is situated between the Zeedijk and the Warmoesstraat.

What is the old town in Amsterdam called? ›

The city of Amsterdam was built around the Oude Kerk, Amsterdam's oldest building dating from 1300. In this part of Amsterdam every stone tells a story! It's home to the main downtown shopping areas and attractions such as the Royal Palace, Old Church, Amsterdam Museum, Madame Tussauds, and many canal-boat piers.

How early do you need to arrive before Eurostar? ›

How long is Eurostar check-in? The check-in procedure for Eurostar train journeys takes roughly 20 minutes from start to finish, so it's recommended that you arrive at least 45 minutes before your Eurostar train leaves.

Can I bring food on Eurostar? ›

Can you take food on the Eurostar? You're welcome to bring your own food from home. Unlike airlines, there are no restrictions on liquids so you can even bring a bottle of bubbly.

Does your passport get checked on the Eurostar? ›

Once you've scanned your ticket at the NS gates, head to platform 15b, where Eurostar trains depart from. The terminal is located at the far end of platform 15b. Once you arrive, your tickets will be checked. You'll then go through security and passport control in the building at the end of the platform.

How many train stations are there in the Netherlands? ›

There are currently 399 railway stations in the Netherlands including four which are used only during special events and one which serves the National Railway Museum only.

How many train stations are in Paris? ›

There are six Paris train stations, or gares, taking passengers to destinations throughout France and the rest of Europe — Gare du Nord, Gare de l'Est, Gare de Lyon, Gare d'Austerlitz, Gare Montparnasse, Gare Saint-Lazare.

Where does Eurostar to Amsterdam stop? ›

The train stops at Rotterdam Centraal then 40 minutes later rolls into Amsterdam Centraal, a mere stroll from Amsterdam's famous canals. Yup, this Eurostar is now in Holland!

How many train stations are there in Brussels? ›

There are 3 train stations in Brussels: North, Central and South. Eurostar will arrive at the South station known as Midi (or Brussel Zuid). It is my understanding that Eurostar tickets to Brussels are automatically valid on any trip to Brussels Central station which is a 5 minute walk to Grand Place & Hotel Amigo.

What is the biggest train station in the world? ›

Japan's Nagoya Station is the world's largest station in terms of floor area, which according to some sources stands at an astonishing 446,000m². It is the headquarters of the Central Japan Railway Company (JR Central), which has two towers that run atop of the station.

What's the biggest train station in the Netherlands? ›

As of 2019, Utrecht central station was with approximately 272.8 thousand passengers the number one railway station in the Netherlands.

How fast do Dutch trains go? ›

The maximum speed on the line is 200 km/h (124 mph), though no Dutch domestic rolling stock can achieve speeds greater than 160 km/h (99 mph). Only by clearing the line for International trains is the line speed of 200 km/h (124 mph) reached.

How far is the train station from the Eiffel Tower? ›

How far is the RER station from Eiffel Tower in Paris? The nearest RER station to Eiffel Tower in Paris is a 11 min walk away.

Which Métro goes to Eiffel Tower? ›

You can take three routes to the Eiffel Tower by metro. Take Line 9 (yellow), and alight at the Trocadéro Station (10 mins). You can also take Line 6 (green) to Bir-Hakeim Station (8 mins) or Line 8 (purple) to the École-Militaire Station (14 mins). From each of these stations, you can simply walk to the Eiffel Tower.

What are the names of 4 main stations in Paris? ›

  • Gare du Nord.
  • Gare de l'Est.
  • Gare de Lyon.
  • Gare Saint-Lazare.
  • Gare Montparnasse.
  • Gare d'Austerlitz.

How long is the Eurostar from London to Amsterdam? ›

How long is the Eurostar London to Amsterdam train journey? Typically, the train journey from London to Amsterdam takes 3hrs 52mins. When you view the available tickets, you will be able to see the length of the train journey for each departure time.

Is there a high-speed train from London to Amsterdam? ›

How fast does the Eurostar go? Between London and Amsterdam, the high-speed lines allow our trains to drive at a maximum speed of 186 miles per hour (300 km/h).

How many days do you need in Amsterdam? ›

As a general rule, most travelers can plan on spending between 2-4 days in Amsterdam, depending on whether or not they take any day trips, and how long they plan to spend in the Netherlands overall.

Why is Brussels Midi and Zuid the same? ›

The name Brussel-Zuid, as the Dutch "translation" of Bruxelles-Midi, was only introduced after the equality law of 1898. The Brussels-Capital Region is bilingual; hence, both the French and Dutch names of the station—Bruxelles-Midi and Brussel-Zuid—are official.

Is Brussels Midi and Zuid the same? ›

The station is Bruxelles Midi in French, Brussel Zuid in Flemish, Brussels South Station in English - it's all the same place. Brussels Midi originally opened as a terminus in 1869.

Is Brussels Belgium worth visiting? ›

Brussels is perfect for a weekend city break

Although it's possible to see most of the major sites in Brussels in a day, we feel it's best to spend a long weekend in Brussels. So you can see more of the top sights, more hidden gems and even take a day trip to other Belgian cities like Bruges, Antwerp or Ghent by train.


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