Amsterdam: Getting There

Here are helpful instructions to make your travels to Amsterdam more easeful.

* What airport do I fly into?
Make all travel arrangements into Amsterdam Airport “Schiphol”. Please be aware that you will need to depart the US one day before the start of the retreat, depending on the flight schedule you chose. The international airport code for Amsterdam, Netherlands is AMS.

canal pink bike* Will I be picked up at the airport?
No, but there are many convenient ways to travel from Schiphol as public transportation is very efficient in The Netherlands:

Bus: 197 “Connexxion” from Schiphol Centre to Museumplein, Amsterdam Walk from Museumplein to Hotel Apollofirst takes15 minutes. $5 investment.

Train: Schiphol Centre to Amsterdam-Zuid. At Amsterdam-Zuid take Tram 5 to Central Station and take Apollolaan stop. Walk from Apollolaan stop to Hotel Apollofirst takes 5 minutes. $10 investment.

Taxi: from Schiphol Centre to Hotel Apollofirst. $45 investment .

Do I need a Visa to travel to the Netherlands?
Yes,depending on your nationality. U.S. passport holders will need to show a passport valid for at least three months beyond your planned date of departure from the Schengen area. Two blank passport pages are required for entry stamp. A tourist visa is not required for stays under 90 days.

Do I need any inoculations?
No vaccinations are required for travel to The Netherlands

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