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Flights to Netherlands

A Trip to Netherlands 

One of the most secular and colourful countries in Europe, Netherlands has an intriguing landscape where the vintage meets the contemporary. From vast expanses of flower meadows to cities with stunning architecture, Netherlands is a veritable mine for the curious travellers.

Carriers flying from India to Netherlands are Jet Airways, KLM. Other airlines flying to Netherlands are Emirates, Turkish Airlines, Austrian Airlines, British Airways, Aeroflot, Air India, Etihad Airways, Swiss,  EL AL Israel Airlines, Air France, Kenya Airways, Saudia, Lufthansa, China Eastern, China Airlines, Singapore Airlines, China Southern, Air Canada, Qatar Airways, Garuda Indonesia, Air Astana, Oman Air,  United, Egypt Air, Malaysia Airlines, Korean Air, Cathay Pacific, Finnair.

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Domestic travel between cities

  • The most prominent way to travel between cities in Netherlands is by train. Regular intercity trains are available from almost all cities with a single one-way ticket costing around INR 20/ USD 0.30 per kilometre.
  • Netherlands also boasts of a well-connected network of local buses. Note that most buses take an indirect route to reach the destination, so if you are in a hurry, opt to travel by train which is much faster.
  • Visitors can also make use of rented cars or taxis to get around in Netherlands. But, taxi fares tend to be much costlier than public transport.
  • If you are an enthusiastic cyclist, rent a bicycle and get around the cities and towns of Netherlands. Just make sure that you follow the traffic rules and keep to cycle lanes.

Things to do in Netherlands

The country is dotted with places and architectures of historical importance. Amsterdam, Rotterdam and The Hague are among the prominent cities of Netherlands.

Glittering canals, Keukenhof Garden and the Hoge Veluwe National Park are among the scenic attractions of Netherlands, erstwhile known as Holland. The Rijksmuseum and the Kroller-Muller Museum has magnificent collections of paintings from the Dutch Golden Age. History aficionados must certainly visit the Saint Servatius Church and Saint Jan’s Cathedral. While in Netherlands, taste some hearty Dutch cuisine, Belgian chocolates and Italian coffee. Grab some interesting curios, local artefacts and the popular wooden shoes or play some giant chess, before you wind up your visit.

Before you fly to Netherlands

Visa for Indians flying to Netherlands

With a valid passport and necessary supporting documents, it is quite simple to apply for a Netherlands visa.

Best time to visit Netherlands

The best time to visit Netherlands is from April to August. The Queen’s Day celebrations in April are quite fascinating to locals and visitors alike.

Time and weather difference between India and Netherlands

About 20% of Netherlands lies below the sea level, with the country enjoying a maritime climate with cool summers and cold winters. Rainfall is evenly distributed throughout the year as opposed to the Indian climate where there is a specific rainy season.

India is 3 hours and 30 minutes ahead of the time zone of Netherlands.

Currency and exchange rates between India and Netherlands

The official currency of Netherlands is Euro. 1 Indian Rupee is equal to 0.014 Euros.

Culture and important information to know to before you fly to Netherlands

Netherlands may be a small nation but has a rich history and culture, influenced a lot by the Dutch people’s tendency to explore. This is responsible for the diversity of culture and traditions seen in Netherlands. A major part of the population follows no religion, making the country one of the most secular in Europe. Colourful paintings, stunning architecture and a distinct comic book tradition make up the vibrant tapestry of Dutch culture.

  • While cycling in Netherlands, make sure that you adhere to the traffic rules and keep to the cycling lanes.
  • If you visit the red-light district, do not take pictures of the people; it is always best to just get a picture post card.
  • Even though Dutch is the official language, most of the locals understand English, so you need not worry about translations.

NOTE: All the above information is correct as of 3rd October 2016.

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.