There are so many means of getting around in the Netherlands! Whether you’re looking to make your daily commute as efficient as possible, or you’re planning a tour of the entire country, there is a mode of transport to suit you in Holland.

If you want to get from door to door under your own steam, a car may well be your vehicle of choice. Did you think the Dutch were matter of fact conversationalists? If so, you should definitely read up on driving in the Netherlands, before braving Holland’s highways. You will also need to decide whether to keep your car. The pros and cons of exporting your old mv, vs. buying a new one in Holland, are weighed up in this section. Whatever you do, you will certainly need a viable Driver’s License.

Flat terrain, beautifully preserved cycle paths and bikes for all budgets: the Netherlands is built for cycling! If you want to discover how to get from A to B on two wheels, take a look at our article on cycling in the Netherlands.

Sometimes a journey is too long for a bike ride, and sometimes the Dutch wind just blows in the wrong direction. This is when you can take advantage of the brilliant Dutch public transport network. Read on to find out how to navigate trams, trains and busses in the Netherlands. We will also explain how to take a Dutch taxi, to cover that final leg of your trip.

If you are missing your friends and family back home, or you have been called away on business, you do not have to swim. Flying to and from the Netherlands is very straight forward, and is explained below. 

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