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This service has stopped

I would have recommended this as a day to most people, but today I went to check the time table and... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2014
Sam B
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Thrapston, England, United Kingdom
Visit Amsterdam centre quickly

A few days ago my wife and I sailed from Newcastle to Ijmuiden en route to South-West Germany. In... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2013
Willie B
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Braunton, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good27%
  • Average0%
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  • Terrible22%
22 Jul 2014
“The best has stopped”
4 May 2014
“This service has stopped”
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Operated by hydrofoils that used to serve the vast lakes in Russia, this is a great way to see Amsterdam's harbor. Traveling at 65kph on the way from the back of Central Station to Ijmuiden, you get to see just what a port city Amsterdam is. From...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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De Ruyterkade, Waterplein West, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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+31 900 2666399
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Reviewed 22 July 2014

The best connection between IJmuiden and Amsterdam ciry center has stopped services in 2014 due to lack of regular passengers.. Best connection now between ijmuiden and amsterdam is BUS 82. This ll take you an hour though, whe the ferry did it in 15 minutes.....More

10  Thank Charles K
Reviewed 4 May 2014

I would have recommended this as a day to most people, but today I went to check the time table and I have discovered that the service finished 01/01/14, a shame indeed

10  Thank Sam B
Reviewed 6 November 2013

Getting off the Newcastle ferry you've the choice between a taxi or the bus to get into Amsterdam . Or the Fast Flying Ferry . That's got to be the one to go for .It's a short walk to the bus stop , either up...More

1  Thank Scarrowmanwick
Reviewed 15 September 2013

A few days ago my wife and I sailed from Newcastle to Ijmuiden en route to South-West Germany. In six hours we were able to visit Amsterdam to see the the Rijksmuseum Museum and the Van Gogh art Gallery thanks to the Fast Flying Ferry....More

5  Thank Willie B
Reviewed 17 July 2013

Fast, clean and cost effective way to transfer from the port of Ijmuiden to Amsterdam. Terminals at the central rail station so perfect for making transfers to trams, buses etc to visit other parts of the city.

4  Thank mozzyfood
Reviewed 5 July 2013

Very nice experience. Unfortunately, due to its costs, will end next year. It's really a pitty! It shouldn't be related always to profit! Something to erience before its en

2  Thank Pia M
Reviewed 24 May 2013

My canal tour guide told me about this ferry ride, and I'm so glad he did! As I recall, it was only about 8 euro for the ticket, which you can buy from an automated machine down by the docks on the backside of Amsterdam...More

7  Thank Jesse C
Reviewed 26 July 2012

The dock for the Fast Ferry is easily accessed behind Centraal Station Amsterdam. We bought our tickets from the easily worked ticket machine on the dock, but discovered later that we also could have used our OV-chipkaart instead. Either way you pay, the ride is...More

5  Thank KLsWanderlust
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Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of
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best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe.
Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops
of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones
Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods
such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring
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