Let us welcome you to Amsterdam, a place of many inspiring and surprising faces. No other city mixes cosmopolitan style and relaxed atmosphere quite like Amsterdam, where our hospitable nature attracts an excitingly diverse population. We invite you to join us and make our metropolis your own during your stay.
Whether admiring the Golden Age gabled merchants’ houses of the old city center or marveling at the sleep skylines of the new Zuidas and harbour areas, you will see that Amsterdammers pride themselves on the city’s rich history while keeping focused on the future. Creative energy and innovation abound, strengthening and inspiring the established international business community.
Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is one of the world’s most modern and efficient airports, which is why it is designated ‘Best Airport in Europe’ and third best in the world in the 2013 Business Traveller Awards. Scheduled services fly into Schiphol from at least 169 destinations within Europe and from 144 non-European destinations. Some 110 airlines fly from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to more than 313 destinations worldwide. In 2013, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol served 52,5 million passengers. Schiphol train station is located directly below the airport and by train you arrive at Amsterdam Central Station within 15 minutes. Via Schiphol Plaza, you can walk straight to the departure or arrival hall. There are also 15 to 20 trains a day to destinations such as Brussels, Paris and Frankfurt.