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Centraal Station

Stationsplein 9, 1012 AB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 344 5074
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Completed in 1889 and located in the heart of town, this neo-Renaissance rail station was designed by P.J.H. Cuypers, the same person who designed the famous Rijksmuseum.
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Stationsplein 9, 1012 AB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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"beautiful building"
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"busy station"
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"beautiful station"
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"transport hub"
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"buy tickets"
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Reviewed yesterday

It was very easy to read the board and figure out which train track we needed. The train station was clean with lots of places to grab a snack or sandwich. Loved that it had many elevators.

Thank debbiv2
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Reviewed yesterday

We traveled to Amsterdam Central from Schiffol on our way from London. The building has an ancient looking structure. It is huge. The boards and English announcements are self explanatory. We also traveled to Paris from there. There was a bit confusion as there was...More

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Reviewed yesterday

As another reviewer points out, the main passage through the station that offers access to the platforms and which used to also be open to anyone, is now restricted to people with tickets. There is however, the new IjTunnel passage which doesn't require a train...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

I found this to be an easy station to navigate. I used the train from Amsterdam Airport on a direct route in 25 minutes and enjoyed a couple of days in Amsterdam. On the way back I bought my ticket from the machine in the...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

You can go anywhere from here but the place is very busy with scooters, bikes and people everywhere. Worth a visit even if you aren’t going anywhere.

Thank Jim R
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This station is quite busy and large. Please note that without a ticket you can get out unless you call one of the staff. Even to have our luggage stored we had to go thru the same barriers. (Please note that only cards are accepted...More

Thank Pontinha2015
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Reviewed 3 days ago

everything starts here. From Schipol or by train from another country, you will start out your stay at Amsterdam Centraal. Easy to navigate and a great meeting point from anywhere in the city. The "horse shoe" of Amsterdam Canals will all lead you back to...More

Thank T0AST21
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Lovely Amsterdam Central Station with its great architecture. Clean and comfortable in all areas. Nice place to start your journey around Netherlands and other countries.

Thank Alex S
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very nice architecture, the building "shines" because of his red colour. You can stop by to admire it few minutes.

Thank Duta V
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The only way to travel to and from the airport in our opinion! Nice easy machines with a single option for "take me to Amsterdam central" and "take me to the airport" without needing to scroll through endless stations and trying work out how on...More

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Centrum
Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of
tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists
and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the
best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe.
Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops
of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones
Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods
such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring
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Linlou64
25 March 2018|
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Response from Jane P | Reviewed this property |
It’s a straight walk down Damrak and will take about 15 mins.
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Becky D
14 March 2018|
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Response from somanyfoods | Reviewed this property |
Do not know as we only used the train to transfer to our Double Tree Hotel.
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Kathleen M
4 March 2018|
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Response from Chantelle C | Reviewed this property |
by the looks of ur you can get it from amsterdam ceentral it will cost €26 thats for 2nd class! i cant see much info on it but when you are in the station there are information boards which tell you which platform etc... More
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