Trains

Trains
Train travel in the Netherlands is really the best option for getting around and there are three types of trains available. The High-Speed line covers larger distances quickly, which is ideal when travelling to Germany, Great Britain or Belgium, while the Stoptrein, not surprisingly, makes frequent stops between bigger cities. Finally, the Intercity offers fast connections between Dutch cities. Most of the stations are centrally located. You can easily find all train departures as well as ticket price information at www.ns.nl. The yellow timetables in the station show departure times and platform numbers. The route is shown at the top of each board.
Tickets come in many forms. You have plenty of choices varying from singles and day returns, a weekend return or a day travel card. There are NS ticket machines at every station. You can pay cash or use a Maestro PIN at the NS Tickets & Service desk at major stations and the machines at Schiphol Airport and Amsterdam Central also accept credit cards.

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