Turkish Airlines offers 20 different flight alternatives in average on a daily basis from Ankara to Amsterdam. All operated as connecting over Istanbul, the duration of the journeys in this route varies by the layover, ranging from 6 to 12 hours.
Flights take off from Ankara Esenboğa Airport (ESB) and land at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) with a connecting flight over Istanbul Airport (IST) or Sabiha Gökçen Airport (SAW) in Istanbul. Passengers may be required to change the airports during their layover in some occasions. The number of flights remains quite the same throughout the year, no big changes occur on a seasonal basis.
As the capital and one of the largest metropolises of Turkey, Ankara is simply the heart of the country. Hosting many diplomatic guests of Turkey, Ankara is a significant destination also for touristic visits by its natural gems, historical heritage and international organizations.
Atakule, one of the top touristic spots in the city offers a spectacular view of Ankara from the top. Besides, Ankara Castle should definitely be seen as well, as one of the noteworthy icons in the city. In addition, the hot springs and baths, together with the historic Ankara houses arouses interest, as the significant attractions this pretty capital harbors. The vast squares like Kızılay and Tandoğan which witnessed the history, and of course Anıtkabir, the mausoleum of the great leader Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, are the top attractions, flooded by thousands of visitors every year.
Ankara Esenboğa Airport (ESB) hosting busy air traffic all year round is located 28 kilometers to the city center. Accordingly, Turkish Airlines flights from Ankara take off from this airport.
There are a couple of alternatives for reaching Esenboğa Airport (ESB) which is the departure point of your journey between Ankara and Amsterdam. Passengers planning to use public transport generally prefer using the municipal buses named EGO to get to the airport. You may therefore take the bus numbered 442 following the route Kızılay, Aşti (Bus Terminal) and Esenboğa Airport.
Another option would be the airport shuttles, setting off from the station in front of 19 Mayıs Stadium in the center.
Those interested in private transport may reach the airport comfortably via the cabs available 7/24 all around the city.
The most popular destination in the Netherlands, Amsterdam is a delightful city settled on nearly 100 islands. Canals used for transport and even residence, and the utterly pretty bridges over them connect the islands with each other.
Evoking admiration by its creative art galleries and vibrant entertainment sector in addition to its natural charms, Amsterdam also hosts a large number of design stores. Madame Tussauds Museum is certainly one of the top visited spots in the city, arousing interest by its interesting collection. Offering an enthralling atmosphere by its architectural elegance, Amsterdam Central Railway Station is another noteworthy attraction, together with Van Gogh Museum, displaying the most comprehensive collection of the famous artist.
Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) shines out as one of the largest airports worldwide, located 15 kilometers from the city center. Passengers booking their flights to Amsterdam with Turkish Airlines land at this airport.
You may use the train services operated by NS Netherlands Railways to reach the center from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS). Operating from the airport, trains reach the central railway station after a journey of 20 minutes in average.
Those planning to use the buses may use the express bus line numbered 397. Serving in every 15 minutes from the airport, these express buses get to the city center within nearly 40 minutes, stopping by Leidseplein, Rijksmuseum and Museumplein stations.
It is also possible to reach anywhere in the city via the cabs which are at your service 7/24, or use the two-way bicycle road between the airport and the city center.