Generally not required for stays of up to three months. Some nationalities require a Schengen visa.
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The Netherlands is an easy place to reach. Amsterdam's Schiphol International Airport has copious air links worldwide, including many on low-cost European airlines. Rotterdam The Hague Airport serves more than 40 European destinations; Eindhoven Airport is a budget-airline hub.
High-speed trains are especially good from France, Belgium, Germany and the UK (London) aboard the Eurostar. Other land options are user-friendly and the border crossings are nearly invisible thanks to the EU. There are also ferry links with the UK.
What's more, once you get to the Netherlands the transport remains hassle-free. Most journeys by rail, car or bus are so short that you can reach most regional destinations before your next meal. And with its flat terrain, getting around by bicycle is a breeze.
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The Netherlands' compact size makes it a breeze to get around.
Bicycle Short- and long-distance bike routes lace the country and you are often pedalling through beautiful areas. All but the smallest train stations have bike-rental shops, as does every town and city.
Train Service is fast, distances short, and trains frequent; buy an OV-chipkaart to get cheaper tickets and use on public transport too.
Car Good for visiting regions with minimal public transport. Drive on the right.
Bus Cheaper and slower than trains but useful for remote villages not serviced by rail.
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