The Embassy and Consulates | Kingdom of the Netherlands, Canada

Transport to and within the Netherlands

By air

Amsterdam airport Schiphol offers information in Dutch, English, German French and Chinese about Schiphol airport, how to get there, facilities offered, flight schedules, on-line services, special offers, and much more, both in Dutch and English

Rotterdam airport provides the same information as on the Schiphol airport website, in Dutch and English

Maastricht Aken airport has the same information as on the Schiphol airport website, in Dutch, English, French and German.

By train

Dutch Rail has information on schedules, fares, regulations, purchasing tickets, and more, in Dutch and English.

By public transport

General information number: call 0900 9292 for information on public transport anywhere in the Netherlands. After a recorded message in Dutch, a person will answer who speaks several languages.

Public transport chip card: A single smart card for trams, trains, buses and the underground, the public transport chip card (OV chip card) is a smart card that enables you to travel on all modes of public transport. Read more at Government.nl.

The Hague: www.htm.nl has information in Dutch and English on travelling by bus and tram in and around The Hague, how to purchase tickets, bus schedules, routes, delays and more.

Amsterdam: GVB Amsterdam in Dutch and English has information on how to get around in Amsterdam by bus, taxi, tram and metro.

Utrecht: U-OV offers information on tram and bus routes with timetables and the latest information on detours and delays. Only in Dutch

Rotterdam: RET Rotterdam in Dutch and English has information on how to get around in Rotterdam by bus, tram and metro.

By car

Traffic regulations: Dutch traffic regulations and information on road signs, as well as other traffic-related topics, are available in English on the Dutch government's driving licence website.

Holland by bike offers basic information on getting around the Netherlands by bike, bicycle signs and paths, and bike rentals