Useful information about the flight from Mumbai to Amsterdam
Old World Charm Meets Modern Comfort
Picturesque and pristine are two attributes that perfectly sum up this lovely city. The coffee shop crowds are a keen feature of daytime activity and travellers across the globe flock to experience this. It boasts a good mixture of historical preservation and cutting-edge architecture.
Best seasons and festivities
Amsterdam experiences its winter in December, with lower temperatures and only 8 hours of daylight. The rest of the year is fairly mild with the best time to visit during spring as it is tulip season. King's Day is celebrated on the 27th of April. However, if the celebration falls on a Sunday, it's celebrated on Saturday. Bevrijdingsdag on the 5th of May commemorates the end of the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands.
Useful tips before you travel
For Indian citizens, the Netherlands require a Visa before entering the country, which can be applied for at the Visa Application Centres. In order to avoid disappointment, it's important to discuss the average cost of a trip before taking a ride in a taxi. Snack bars often serve foods from other colonies, including Indonesia and Surinam. Behind the main station, tourists can make use of a free ferry called "het ponje" from IJ to NDSM.
Amsterdam is known for its high cost of living, especially around tourist hotspots. A typical meal costs around €15.
Local travel information
Those who wish to save some money taking the trip from the airport to central Amsterdam should consider the train which costs around €4. A taxi will cost around €50. There are also buses travelling from the airport to the inner city.
The best way to travel around Amsterdam is via public transport, where a day ticket will be around EUR8 for adults, and around €3 for children between the ages of 4 to 11. Trams sell single tickets and the most expensive means of transport is taxis, costing around €15 to €20 for a 10-minute journey.
Accommodation is also fairly expensive in Amsterdam, as the hostels cost around €20 for those who are sharing. Hotels go for around €45 per person sharing and get more expensive closer to the inner city.