Amsterdam is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, attracting travellers from around the world. Finding low-cost flights from Manchester to Amsterdam is easy through ebookers, as is finding a hotel in the city. The trip is only about 85 minutes non-stop, after which you're free to enjoy a city that's as famous for its art museums as it is for its many delicious Dutch-French restaurants.
The city of Manchester receives air services from the Manchester Airport in Ringway, located 7.5 miles from Manchester's central business district. Transportation to the airport from the city is available by city bus, light rail or taxi. The bus will cost you Â£3, the train Â£3.20 and the taxi about Â£25 for the trip. The bus takes up to 70 minutes to make the journey, while the taxi only takes about 30. Parking is available at the airport in a variety of lots. The length of your stay as well as the time of year determines lot prices. Calling ahead is necessary to get current rate information, or you can book your parking space online using the airport's website.
Airlines operating flights to Amsterdam from Manchester include EasyJet, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and British Airways. Before your flight, you can have a meal at one of the airport's restaurants. There is a wide variety in available eating establishments, including AM Express for Halal Indian Cuisine, The Food Village for breakfast all day or Burger King for a fast food option.
Amsterdam is the capital city of the Netherlands and serves as one of the largest financial hubs in Europe. Millions of business travellers and tourists alike travel to the city annually, with over 16 million Travelling to the city for day trips alone. Most of the tourists originate from other European cities.
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, 5.6 miles from the centre of the city, is the largest airport in the Netherlands. Once you arrive at the airport, travel into the city is easy, with light rail, bus and taxi service widely available. The train trip takes about 20 minutes and costs â‚¬3.80. The bus is only â‚¬3.60 but takes 30 minutes to make the trip. For a taxi, expect a 20-minute trip with a cost of approximately â‚¬33 to â‚¬40.
Amsterdam's climate is fairly mild despite its northern location. The temperatures during the summer rarely rise above the average highs of 15 to 17.6Â°C. During the spring and fall, they drop slightly into the low teens. The winters are chilly, but temperatures rarely fall below freezing.
Amsterdam is one of Europe's oldest cities, and during its long history, it has developed a unique culture filled with art that reflects the city's beauty. The Rijksmuseum is a wonderful destination for those who wish to see classical works by artists such as Rembrandt and Vermeer. For one of the largest collections of Van Gogh creations, a trip to the Van Gogh Museum is in order. Portions of the city itself serve as works of art, especially the Vondelpark, which is filled with lovely flower gardens. After a long day of seeing the city, there are plenty of restaurants to enjoy. There are eclectic trend-setting restaurants in the Leidseplein neighbourhood, or Dutch-French bar/restaurants located throughout the city.
Planning the trip from to Amsterdam is simple when using ebookers to locate available flights from Manchester to Amsterdam. With the tickets reserved, it's just a matter of making the quick flight. After your arrival, you can enjoy the city to its fullest, whether you're relaxing in the Vondelpark or taking in the beauty of a Rembrandt.
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