Plan Your Trip from Madrid to Amsterdam
Flying out of Madrid
Finding the right flights from Madrid can be as simple as doing a search at Orbitz.com. The search engine at the Orbtiz.com site combs through current flight schedules to show comparative costs, as well as departure and arrival times, layovers and other issues that make certain flight options more attractive than others. The Madrid-Barajas Airport, located at Avenida de la Hispanidad, 28042 Madrid, is 12 miles from the city center. It's the main hub for Iberia and does business with major airlines, including EasyJet, Delta, Air France, British Airways, Aegean Airlines, Air Europa and others.
Parking at the Madrid-Barajas Airport
Orbitz.com can help travelers find convenient, affordable places on and off site for vacation parking. The airport in Madrid has express parking meant for dropping off and picking up travelers. For the first 30 minutes, the parking is free. Short- and long-term parking lots can be found at each terminal and cost from â‚¬9.60 for two hours up to â‚¬60 per day for Terminal 2 short-term parking. Long-term parking is available for â‚¬18.30 per day. The economy lot requires a shuttle ride back and forth to the terminals but costs only â‚¬10.80 per day or â‚¬62.80 per week.
Transportation to and From the Airport
For travelers who wish to avoid parking, Orbitz.com can help find special offers on ground transportation to and from Madrid-Barajas Airport. It takes approximately 30 minutes to get there from downtown by car. A credentialed taxi service will charge anywhere from â‚¬25 to â‚¬30 for the ride, but oftentimes there are taxi drivers inside the terminals offering cheaper rides who do not have the same credentials as those who have signed a contract with the airport. Passengers can also opt for a â‚¬2 train ride or take the bus for a similar fee.
Restaurants Near Madrid-Barajas Airport
There's no need to leave the airport to find an excellent selection of restaurants, counter service diners or bars. Orbitz.com can offer travelers deals on food and air packages, though they might not be dining in-house. The convenience of dining at the airport while waiting for flights from Madrid may be worth the cost, but passengers should expect the cost to be relatively more expensive than similar restaurants found in the city center.
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol Information
Book cheap flights to Amsterdam at Orbitz.com with easy-to-use flight search technology. Let Orbitz search airline information for a flight that fits your needs and your budget. Located just over five miles southwest of Amsterdam in Haarlemmermeer, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is the main international airport of the Netherlands. Many airlines fly in and out of Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, including Air Berlin, Austrian Airlines, Norwegian Air, United Airlines, and many more.
Transportation at Airport
Transportation is conveniently arranged at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, with a railway by Nederlandse Spoorwegen offered under the passenger terminal. A bus stop is located outside of the terminal for easy access. Enjoy rental car services available at the Schiphol Plaza, just beyond the arrivals plaza, including Avis, Budget, Europcar, and more. Book ahead with Orbitz.com to ensure the car of your choice. The Schiphol Travel Taxi service is also available in front of the departure hall for private or combined transportation.
Weather in Amsterdam
Weather in Amsterdam is quite comfortable for travelers due to mild temperatures. August is the warmest month, as average highs reach 72Â°F. January is the coldest, with the average high being 42Â°F. August to April is the best time to visit Amsterdam, as these months offer more sunny days. Rain is common in the area, however, so be sure to pack a light raincoat or umbrella.
Main Attractions in Amsterdam
Amsterdam is known for its quaint atmosphere and old-world charm. The Vondelpark and Artis Zoo are great locations for a family-friendly day in the sun. Amsterdam is a haven for architectural aficionados, with such landmarks as the Royal Palace, Begijnhof, and Oude Kerk. For a day on the water, enjoy a canal tour along one of the four main canals of the city, including Keizersgracht, Prinsengracht, Singel, and Herengracht. Trust Orbitz.com to find flights to Amsterdam with the click of a button.
Inntel Hotels Amsterdam CentreNieuwezijds Kolk 19, Amsterdam 4.0 out of 5.0
Bordered by a warren of narrow streets lined with pubs, cafés, and restaurants, this hotel faces a small square, and is 400 metres from the central train station. ...
Grand Hotel Amrâth AmsterdamPrins Hendrikkade 108, Amsterdam 5.0 out of 5.0
This hotel, built in 1912, is located in the monumental Scheepvaarthuis and adjacent to the harbour. Nieuwmarkt Square and the Public Library are nearby and ...
WestCord City Centre Hotel AmsterdamNieuwezijds Voorburgwal 50, Amsterdam 3.0 out of 5.0
This Amsterdam hotel is about a 5-minute walk from Centraal Station. Dam Square, Oude Kerk, and the Royal Palace are all within 0.4 km (0.2 mi). The Anne Frank ...
Best Western Amsterdam Airport HotelVuursteen 1, Hoofddorp 4.0 out of 5.0
This hotel is 2.5 km from Schiphol Airport. Central Amsterdam attractions, including the Rijksmuseum, Anne Frank House, Dam Square, and Royal Palace, are about ...
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Amsterdam Centraal StationOosterdoksstraat 4, Amsterdam 4.0 out of 5.0
In the city's historic center, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Amsterdam Centraal Station is a 10-minute walk from Oude Kerk, and 15 minutes from Dam Square. Guests ...
WestCord Fashion Hotel AmsterdamHendrikje Stoffelsstraat 1, Amsterdam 4.0 out of 5.0
WestCord Fashion Hotel Amsterdam is opposite the World Fashion Centre and a 10-minute drive from Schiphol Airport. The famous Vondelpark, Amsterdam's largest ...
INK Hotel Amsterdam by MGalleryNieuwezijds Voorburgwal 67, Amsterdam 4.0 out of 5.0
This hotel comprises three adjoining historic buildings in different but typically Dutch styles, and is set in the centre of Amsterdam, 500 metres from the Royal ...
WestCord Art Hotel Amsterdam 3Spaarndammerdijk 302, Amsterdam 3.0 out of 5.0
This comfortable hotel is located in the Westerpark neighbourhood on the outskirts of the historic center and the Westpoort industrial area. Downtown is 10 minutes ...
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