Airports in Netherlands

The Netherlands, often referred to as Holland, is a captivating European country known for its picturesque landscapes, vibrant cities, and rich cultural heritage. Renowned for its flat topography crisscrossed by canals, the country is a mosaic of tulip fields, historic windmills, and charming villages. One of the best things about this country is being bicycle-friendly. This mode of transport is popular, reflecting the nation's commitment to sustainability. The capital of the Netherlands is one of the perfect places to start your vacation, you can find several IndiGo codeshare flights to Amsterdam from India. This city is a cultural hub with its iconic canals, historic architecture, and world-class museums such as the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum.

Know all about the airports in the Netherlands for a convenient journey

Want to know about the airports of the Netherlands in detail? We’ve got you covered.

1. Amsterdam Schiphol International Airport

Amsterdam Schiphol International Airport, also alternatively known as Schiphol Airport is located about 9 km from the main city. The airport has even been recognised as one of the best airports for long layovers. Further, what sets the Amsterdam Schiphol International Airport apart is the in house library, museums that are also a great source of delight for all art lovers and bibliophiles. The airport has a single terminal and has facilities like free Wi-Fi, lounges, porter service and more. It even has received the award for the ‘Best Airport in Western Europe’ in 2020. Handling more than 72 million passengers annually, this airport is now the 11th busiest airport in the world. 

  • Airport address: Aankomstpassage 1,1118 AX Schiphol, Netherlands
  • Code: AMS

What is the Netherlands famous for?

The Netherlands is famous for a multitude of distinctive features that contribute to its global allure. Perhaps most iconic is its vibrant tulip fields, particularly during the blooming season in spring, attracting visitors from around the world. Even Amsterdam, the capital city, is famed for its picturesque canals, historic architecture, and world-class museums, housing masterpieces by renowned artists such as Rembrandt and Van Gogh. 

Places to visit in the Netherlands

  • Amsterdam: Famed as "Venice of the North", the capital city of Netherlands, Amsterdam is full of historical significance. It houses the world-famous Van Gogh Museum which is a delight for all art admirers. Some of the other places to visit in Amsterdam are Anne Frank House, Dam Square, The Vondelpark and many more.
  • Maastricht: Located at a close distance to Germany and Belgium, Maastricht in the Netherlands has a lot to offer. Lined with beautiful art galleries, cathedrals, museums, etc there are so many interesting things to find at every nook and corner in the Netherlands. St. Servaas Bridge, Fort Sint Pieter, Bonnefanten Museum, and more are some of the places to visit in the Netherlands.
  • Rotterdam: Recognized as the second-largest city in the Netherlands, Rotterdam is one of those sprawling cities that tourists love visiting. From gleaming landscapes to stunning beaches, there’s no dearth of things to do in Rotterdam. The famous Dutch Windmill is a centre of attraction in Rotterdam. Tourists must also climb to the top of Euromast to catch a spectacular glimpse of the city.
  • Groningen: Another famous Dutch city to visit in the Netherlands is Groningen. The city is decorated with a lush-green tea garden, mighty peaks, charming waterfalls that are sure to make you collect everlasting memories. From Martini Tower, Lauwersmeer National Park to Groningen Museum, there are ample tourist attractions in Groningen.

Visa and immigration

The Netherlands is one of the perfect places to start your European vacation. To visit this country of windmills and tulips, you need a Netherlands visa. Best apply from an agency if you do not want to undergo the hassle, otherwise, you can visit the official website for the Netherlands visa and apply from there. However, since the Netherlands is a part of the Schengen area, you can also apply for the Schengen Netherlands visa. Through this visa, you can not only explore the Netherlands but also its neighbouring countries. To know more, we have a comprehensive Schengen visa guide that provides detailed information about the visa, how to apply, types of visa and more. 

IndiGo flights to the Netherlands from India

To give your trip to the Netherlands an amazing start, there is no better way than to book international flights to Amsterdam. At present, IndiGo is connected to the Netherlands with Turkish Airlines aid. The IndiGo flights from Delhi to the Netherlands can be booked directly from the official website of IndiGo. Alternatively, travellers can also download the IndiGo mobile app for a smoother booking experience. For getting tickets to the Netherlands from Delhi at affordable fares, redeem the promotional vouchers and get instant discounts.

Frequently Asked Questions

How many airports are there in the Netherlands?

There are 15 airports in the Netherlands.

What are the best places to visit in the Netherlands?

Rotterdam, Amsterdam, Delft, Eindhoven, etc are some of the best places to visit in the Netherlands.

Which is the best airport in the Netherlands?

Amsterdam Schiphol International Airport is recognized as the best airport in the Netherlands.

Which is the best time to visit the Netherlands?

September to November is considered the time to visit the Netherlands.

What are the famous foods to eat in the Netherlands?

Some of the popular Dutch dishes include: poffertjes, sate, pannenkoeken and the list goes on.

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