Experience buying plane tickets to the Netherlands for first-time visitors

If you intend to buy a plane ticket to the Netherlands to see the beautiful tulips, check out the windmills, or visit the picturesque canals, the experiences below are necessary for you. Let's explore the beautiful Netherlands with HoaBinh Airlines now.

A few words about Netherlands 

Before booking air tickets to the Netherlands, you first need to know some travel information about this country. The Netherlands is located in Western Europe and is known as the most livable country on this continent.

This place is famous for its tulip fields, windmills, canals or wooden clogs. Not only does it possess a mild climate, beautiful natural scenery, its economy and education system The Netherlands is also rated very well; its unique culture and delicious specialties are also what make tourists love traveling to this country.

If you want new experiences for your trip, don't miss the Netherlands. This is one of the first countries to allow open drug use, a pioneer in supporting same-sex marriage, and recognizing prostitution as a legal profession. Even the Red Light District in Amsterdam is a destination on most Netherlands tours.

When should I buy a plane ticket to the Netherlands?

The Netherlands is influenced by temperate climate with four seasons: spring (March–June), summer (June–September), autumn (September–December), and winter (December–February). Although each season has its own beauty, depending on your preferences, you can come in spring to see the colorful flowers stretching across the streets and parks or in winter when the canals become roads. The ice is amazing, the autumn leaves are extremely romantic, and the summer is bustling with a series of unique festivals and fairs.

Vietnam - Netherlands flight

There are many airlines operating the Vietnam-Netherlands route, such as Vietnam Airlines, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, Eva Air, Aeroflot, etc.

  • Hanoi–Netherlands: The flight time is about 16 to 31 hours. You can fly in transit with 1–2 stops.
  • Ho Chi Minh City–Netherlands: The flight time is from 16 hours to 24 hours. Airlines operate this route with at least 1 stop.
  • Da Nang–Netherlands: The travel time is from 19 hours to 31 hours. Transit 1–2 stops.
    If in the past, when buying plane tickets to the Netherlands, people often chose to transit in Singapore, Hong Kong or Malaysia, now many people also choose a direct flight to Germany and then travel by car, high-speed train, or domestic plane to the Netherlands.

Netherlands international airport information

The Netherlands has 16 airports, of which 5 are main: Amsterdam Airport (Schiphol), Rotterdam, Maastricht-Aachen, Eindhoven, and Eelde. To fly from Vietnam to the Netherlands, visitors will stop at Amsterdam Netherlands International Airport (Amsterdam Schiphol Airport). This airport currently has only 1 passenger terminal divided into 3 floors, including 6 waiting rooms: B, C, D, E, F, G, H, and M.

Instructions for moving from the airport to Amsterdam

  • Bus: Buses are available at the arrival and departure halls of the airport, travel time into the city is about 30 minutes. A popular bus is Connexxion's 397 Amsterdam Airport Express, red in color, with a frequency of every 15 minutes.
  • Taxi: If you have a large group of people or a lot of luggage, a taxi is the ideal means of transport. Taxis are also available in the parking lot outside the main entrance of the arrival hall. The fare into the city is about 40 euros. Travel time is about 20 minutes.
  • Train: There is a train station below the airport terminal building and a ticket counter in the arrival hall. Ticket machines at the airport are also convenient for buying tickets. Ticket prices range from 6 to 9 euros, and travel time is 20 minutes.

According to those who have experience traveling to the Netherlands, tourists coming here should buy OV chip cards to use means of transport with more economical fees. You can buy them at train stations, bus stations or even large supermarkets.

Are airfares to the Netherlands expensive?

Depending on the departure point, flight time and airline, airfare to the Netherlands will vary. However, the reference price is:

  • Hanoi-Netherlands: 458 USD (Aeroflot), 587 USD (Qatar Airways), 627 USD (China Airlines), 635 USD (Eva Air).
  • Ho Chi Minh City-Netherlands: 453 USD (Aeroflot), 556 USD (Vietnam Airlines), 559 USD (Eva Air), and 584 USD (China Airlines).
  • Da Nang-Netherlands: 542 USD (Bangkok Airways), 645 USD (Dragon Airlines).

Note: The above ticket price is only one-way and is for reference only at the present time.

Some experiences in buying cheap airline tickets to the Netherlands

  • Tourists should avoid buying tickets during peak tourist periods (April–October) and Tet holidays.
  • Plan early and book tickets about 2–3 months in advance to always take advantage of discounts.
  • Follow the airline's promotional programs at the airline's official website and fanpage, as well as at ticket agents and banks with cards affiliated with the airline.
  • When hunting for airline tickets, make sure you have a fast computer with a stable internet connection and a card that can pay immediately.

Netherlands destinations are not to be missed

When buying a plane ticket to the Netherlands, you cannot help but visit famous places.

Amsterdam City

The city, located on the gentle and poetic Amstel River, is the capital of the Netherlands. People coming to Amsterdam are often captivated by the dense canal system that represents a lyrical, romantic Europe. It is no wonder that many areas in the city have been recognized by UNESCO as world heritage sites.

Rotterdam City

Growing from a small fishing village, Rotterdam is now known as the most modern city in the Netherlands. There are many attractive places for tourists to explore, such as Delfshaven, the Boijmans Van Beuningen museum, Erasmus Bridge, etc., and it is also a shopping paradise with extremely busy shopping neighborhoods.

Groningen city

A Netherlands cultural and educational city. There are many prestigious schools and educational establishments here. Groningen Museum is a typical attraction in the city that you should visit if you have bought a plane ticket to the Netherlands and have plenty of time to explore.

Leiden city

It is considered to have picturesque streets, shady canals, windmills, wooden bridges and parks with fresh air. Coming here, visitors can also visit museums with all sorts of scientific or historical topics, including a unique windmill museum. St. Peter's Church is a place for you to admire the architecture of the 16th-century churches.

Gouda City

A place to live slowly while weaving between ancient buildings and beautiful canals. You will be completely overwhelmed when you see the 15 beautiful, century-old town halls. And coming to Gouda, visitors definitely cannot miss the opportunity to enjoy delicious cheese.

Keukenhof flower garden

It is the world's largest flower garden, located in the Netherlands countryside. Coming here, you can see traditional wooden windmills and colorful tulip fields. The gardens are open from March to May each year to welcome visitors to the impressive, colorful space.

Foods you should try when buying plane tickets to the Netherlands

Hutspot

Traditional dishes you should definitely enjoy in the Netherlands. The ingredients that make it are mashed potatoes, carrots, onions, minced beef and vegetables.

Kibbling

Fried fish served with lemon sauce creates a very special flavor.

Oliebollen Cake

This type of cake often appears at traditional Netherlands New Year's parties. The cake has a flour crust covered with fruits or nuts such as apples, pineapples, grapes or almonds.

Above is the experience of buying air tickets to the Netherlands as well as some basic Netherlands travel information. We hope this article will be useful for your upcoming trip! For any information you need advice on, please contact HoaBinh Airlines through our hotline at 0939.311.911 - 0913.311.911 for dedicated support.