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Rosal Sep 14th, 2002 09:37 PM

Taxi fare in Amsterdam
 
Would somebody give us an idea of the taxi fare from the airport to the vicinity of the Central Station? Also, please advise if using the ATM over there is preferable to bringing traveler's checks.<BR><BR>Thanks for any help.

Lipstique Sep 14th, 2002 10:37 PM

You can take the KLM bus from the airport to Central Station. Don't recall the price -- maybe $10-$15 each. I seem to recall that there's a train from the airport to Central Station, but my memory is vague here.<BR><BR>There are ATM machines all over Amsterdam and in The Netherlands.

notsure Sep 14th, 2002 11:18 PM

You would be saving yourself a bundle if you just took the train, there's a station right there in the airport and in about 20 minutes you'll be standing in Central Station for around 3or4 USD. ATMs are everywhere, would totally use those over trav. checks.

Sally Sep 15th, 2002 12:13 AM

We have taken a taxi to the airport from the center of Amsterdam many times (more convenient with luggage etc.). It is expensive though, taxis in Holland generally are: around $30 or 40 as I recall. It's about a 20 minute ride.

Sjoerd Sep 15th, 2002 12:25 AM

depending on traffic, a taxi from Schiphol Amsterdam Airport to Central Station will be between &euro; 30 and &euro; 40.

Grasshopper Sep 15th, 2002 03:45 PM

The train is so easy, even with luggage. The station is in the airport and it cost about 3.70 euros. Takes 20 minutes.

mmm Sep 16th, 2002 04:17 PM

Was in Amsterdam 3 times last year. Take the train to Central Station. It's easy & fast even with luggage. But... watch your luggage at all times on the train and watch out for pickpockets in the CS. ATM machines are everywhere.


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