Central Station Amsterdam
Amsterdam Central Station is the second busiest station in the Netherlands. Approximately 160,000 passengers pass by the station every day. Travellers can use the train, metro, tram, bus, and ferry. The building was opened in 1889 and has 15 tracks.
Central Station: Design
Central Station was designed by P.J.H. Cuypers (who also designed the Rijksmuseum) and A.L. van Gendt (designed all the stations on the Den Helder - Amsterdam railway line and the concert hall). Central Station was the first station in the Netherlands to be designed by a well-known architect.
Central Station: Destinations
From Central Station you can travel to the most important destinations in the Netherlands and surrounding countries. Trains go to Basel, Berlin, Maastricht, Rotterdam, The Hague, Enschede, Vlissingen, Nijmegen, Zwolle, Amersfoort, Utrecht, London, Paris, Bourg-Saint-Maurice, and Brussels. Various destinations in and around Amsterdam can be reached by metro and tram, such as Amstelveen, Diemen, Duivendrecht, Amsterdam Zuidoost, Osdorp, IJburg, and Nieuw Sloten. You can also easily reach Van der Valk Amsterdam-Amstel by metro via metro station Overamstel.