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Welcome to Amsterdam, the City of Canals

Amsterdam is a beautiful city located in Netherlands known for its stunning canals, picturesque streets, and rich history. Whether you're a first-time visitor or a returning traveler, there's always something new and exciting to discover in this dynamic and vibrant city. Here you will find some tips and insights to make your visit even more enjoyable:

Planning Your Visit to Amsterdam: How Many Days and When to Go?

The length of your visit to Amsterdam is flexible, depending on your interests and schedule. If you have a weekend (2-3 days), you can explore the iconic attractions and immerse yourself in the city's rich culture. For a more in-depth experience, consider a mid-week (4-5 day) trip to explore the many world class museums and enjoy the local cuisine. If you have 7 days or more, you'll have the opportunity to discover hidden gems, take day trips, and truly experience the local side of Amsterdam. There's so much to discover and enjoy in this vibrant city!

Choosing the best time to visit Amsterdam is crucial to maximizing your experience. Spring, from April to May, offers vibrant tulip displays that will leave you in awe. Summer months, from June, July and August, offers warm weather but can be peak season for tourists. Fall, from September to November, offers stunning foliage and a variety of cultural events.

Winter, from December to February, brings a festive charm to the city, with fewer tourists and a magical atmosphere. The ideal length of your visit and when to go will ultimately depend on your personal preferences and the experiences you desire. Rest assured, Amsterdam promises an engaging and memorable trip, whether you have a few days or a few weeks to explore its wonders.

Seamless Travel to Amsterdam: Explore the Dutch Capital with Condor

Amsterdam is a city of wonders, and getting there has never been easier. With multiple international airports and world-class services, you can choose the travel options that best suit your needs. Explore our best prices and diverse routes to ensure a seamless start to your unforgettable Dutch adventure. So book your cheap flights to Amsterdam with Condor today and embark on a journey of cultural exploration, breathtaking scenery and unforgettable moments. Your Amsterdam experience is just around the corner!

Information about your Flight to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Departure airports in USA and Canada with Condor

Catching a Condor flight to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) is the perfect way to kickstart your dream trip. With over 60 years of experience, we offer affordable flights, exceptional service, and convenient connections from various major cities in the US such as Seattle (SEA ) , New York (JFK) , Las Vegas (LAS) , , Los Angeles (LAX) , and more.

Flight Time to Amsterdam from North America

The flight time to Amsterdam from major cities in North America can vary depending on factors like departure city, route, and layovers. Here are approximate flight times to Amsterdam with Condor:A flight from Los Angeles to Amsterdam takes approximately 17 hours with a stopover in Frankfurt, while a flight from JFK in New York to Amsterdam takes about 12 hours and 10 minutes, also with a layover in Frankfurt. Keep in mind that specific flight times and layovers can vary depending on airline and routing.

Arriving in Amsterdam and getting arround

Arriving at Schiphol Airport, you can easily reach Amsterdam city center through various transportation options. Take a train for a quick 15-20 minute journey or opt for a bus to enjoy the scenic views along the 30-40 minute ride. Schiphol Airport also offers car rentals for those seeking flexibility and independence to explore Amsterdam and its surroundings at their own pace.

Trip to Amsterdam: Visa Information

U.S. citizens can travel to the Netherlands for up to 90 days for tourism or business purposes without a visa. However, travel regulations may change, so it's essential to check the current requirements before your trip.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Travel to Amsterdam


What is the name of the airport in Amsterdam?
The primary international airport serving Amsterdam is called "Amsterdam Airport Schiphol" and its IATA code is "AMS". It is commonly referred to as "Schiphol Airport".


How big is Amsterdam Airport?
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, commonly referred to as Schiphol Airport, is one of the largest and busiest airports in the country and Europe. It has several passenger terminals, runways and facilities, making it a major international hub for travelers from around the world. Schiphol Airport is not only large in terms of land area, but also in terms of passenger traffic, handling tens of millions of travelers each year.


What is Schiphol Plaza?
It is the central hub of Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, located just outside the passenger terminals. It houses a large shopping center with a variety of retail shops, restaurants and other facilities for travelers. This bustling area is also where you will find car rental agencies, taxi stands and public transportation options.


What languages are spoken in Amsterdam?
Dutch is the primary language spoken in Amsterdam and throughout the Netherlands. However, English is widely spoken and understood in Amsterdam, especially in the tourist areas.


What currency is used in Amsterdam?
The currency used in Amsterdam is the Euro (€). It's recommended that you change your currency or withdraw cash before your trip.


Is it safe to drink the tap water in Amsterdam?
Yes, the tap water in Amsterdam is safe to drink. The city has high quality drinking water that meets all European standards. However, some people prefer bottled water for taste or convenience.


Is Amsterdam a family friendly destination?
Absolutely! Amsterdam is an excellent destination for families. The city offers many family-friendly activities and attractions, including the Artis Royal Zoo, NEMO Science Museum and Vondelpark, where children can enjoy outdoor activities. The city's museums also often have interactive exhibits and activities for children.


Do I have to tip in Amsterdam?
Tipping is not mandatory in Amsterdam, but it's customary to round up your bill in restaurants and bars. For exceptional service, you can add a few extra euros as a tip. Taxi drivers do not expect tips, but rounding up the fare is also appreciated. Tipping is not expected at hotels and other services, but is appreciated if you're satisfied with the service.


What is the best way to get around Amsterdam?
The best way to get around Amsterdam is by bike or public transport. The city has an extensive network of trams, buses and the metro, all of which are convenient and efficient ways to get around. Renting a bike is a popular choice, as Amsterdam has a bike-friendly infrastructure with dedicated paths and lanes for cyclists.


Are the museums in Amsterdam open all year round?
Yes, most of the museums in Amsterdam, such as the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum, are open all year round. However, it's always a good idea to check their official websites for specific opening hours and any temporary closures.