Getting here and around
The area is just around the corner of Amsterdam, Utrecht and Amersfoort!The Gooi & Vecht region is very easy to reach by plane, train, car or even boat. Here's a selection of up-to-date information and useful tips to make your journey as easy as possible, no matter which mode of transportation you choose.
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is the primary international airport in the Netherlands. Ninety airlines fly to and from Schiphol. You can reach the Gooi & Vecht area from Schiphol in just half an hour by train or taxi. Please check this link for the public transport planner to your final destination.
Information about the national railway: http://www.ns.nl/en/travellers/home
You will find the following trainstations in Gooi & Vecht: Hilversum, Naarden-Bussum, Weesp and Breukelen.
Located in the heart of the Netherlands, you can reach the area in less than 1/2 hour by train from Amsterdam, Utrecht and Amersfoort. As mentionned, there are serveral trainstations in the area, depending on your destination. You can easily plan your trip on this site.
We refer to this link for up-to-date traffic information. In general you can park your car near your accommodation.
Amsterdam and Region Day ticket.
You can now discover Amsterdam and the surroundings, including the Gooi & Vecht area, with the Amsterdam and Region Day ticket. A single 24-hour public transport pass. When you purchase this ticket (in Amsterdam or at the Tourist Information Centers in Gooi & Vecht, you will also get a public transport guide for the Amsterdam region (PDF), filled with useful tips and sightseeing highlights e.g. the Castles and Gardens of Amsterdam! The Amsterdam & Region Day Ticket costs 13 euro 50. and is available for purchase at the Visitors Information Centres in Amsterdam and theGooi & Vecht area.The Amsterdam & Region Day Ticket is valid for 24 hours on any of the routes listed on the public transport guide (PDF). Using your Amsterdam & Region Day Ticket is easy:
Tickets are valid for 24 hours. Your ticket is activated the first time you check in on a tram, bus or metro.
You must check in and out with your card every time you enter and exit one of the vehicles.
Tickets are valid on all metro, tram and bus lines operated by GVB, Connexxion and EBS, including night buses.
Tickets are NOT valid on NS trains or bus lines in Lelystad.
If you have additional questions or your ticket appears to be defective, you can go to one of the sales locations
GETTING AROUND IN THE AREA
The best way of exploring the area is by bike or (to save some time) by car. Please visit the Tourist Information Office of ask at your hotel receptiondesk.