EURO 2020 Matches at Johan Cruijff ArenA – Amsterdam
- Sunday, 14 June – Group C match
- Thursday, 18 June – Group C match
- Monday, 22 June – Group C match
- Sunday, 27 June – Round of 16 (Team 2 Group A vs. Team 2 Group B)
How to get to Amsterdam
Schiphol is Europe’s third busiest airport and has multiple connections to the city of Amsterdam: train connections to and from Amsterdam Zuid and Amsterdam Centraal stations, as well as a direct bus (397) to Museumplein.
Got your EURO 2020 ticket, but still looking for cheap flight tickets? I recommend Momondo.com, a price comparison website where you can find the best option for your flight to EURO 2020 Amsterdam. I use it for all my travels.
Amsterdam Centraal Station has high-speed connections from Paris, Berlin, Brussels, London, or even Frankfurt. The Dutch rail network is reliable and dense, so you can take advantage of your EURO 2020 stay and visit other places throughout the Netherlands.
Maybe you live in another European city, or just come by in Europe and want to visit other countries during your EURO 2020 stay? Don’t worry, you will find the easiest train route at the best prices on Raileurope website.
Maybe you prefer buses instead of a flight or a train trip. Then, you are lucky. There are three main buses station in Amsterdam: Amsterdam Centraal Station, Duivendrecht Station, and Sloterdijk Station. They all serve long-distance international buses.
Getting to Amsterdam for EURO 2020 by coach can be cheaper, and nowadays comfortable as most operators offer FREE WiFi, AC, and onboard toilet.
The only downside is that bus trips are longer than train ones. But prices can be very attractive. Should you be interested in bus offers, I recommend FlixBus. I use it when I don’t want to take my car and want to pay less than a train ticket. I once get from the Netherlands to Paris for only 19 EUR.
I know, we are predicated to take alternative options to cars, but sometimes is the more convenient way to travel.
Amsterdam is accessible by A7/A8 highway from the north, A1 from the east, and A2/A4 from the south. I recommend you the Viamichelin route planner to find the cost and duration of your car trip to Amsterdam for EURO 2020.
Please note that Johan Cruijff ArenA provides limited parking during EURO 2020. That’s why I recommend planning to park close to a P+R (Park and Ride) and then using public transport to get to the stadium.
My favorite parking location when I go to Amsterdam is P+R Rai. It’s maybe the biggest facility, you can park for just €1 per 24h during the weekend. Not to mention P+R Rai is just 15 minutes away from Johan Cruijff ArenA if you take the metro.
Where to stay in Amsterdam during EURO 2020
Amsterdam is not the cheapest destination, whether there is a football event like EURO2020 or not. But you can still find a bargain if you book early and consider staying outside the city center. Rest assure, the excellent public transport network will get you to the city in no time.
Once you got your EURO 2020 ticket or know where you want to travel, I recommend the Booking.com dedicated page for EURO 2020 hotels in Amsterdam. You will easily find the perfect accommodation based on which games you want to attend. Should you go to multiple cities, Booking makes it straightforward to select the nearest hotel for every game you will attend.
Low budget offers: Hostels
For anyone looking for a low budget match, hostels are a great option. They are also perfect if you plan to come with your buddies: you can share 6+ bedrooms. Try to find that in a hotel…
Many hostels organize social events around football, so even you can celebrate with other fans even if you are traveling alone.
My suggestion is to check hostelworld.com, a website specialized in hostels since 1999. They list over 100 hostels in Amsterdam, so I’m sure you can find something for your EURO 2020 stay.
Value for money: hotels
You want a private room and relax after the match, but you don’t want to pay a fortune? Hotels in the suburbs of Amsterdam are the right choice for your EURO 2020 stay in Amsterdam. Booking.com lists around 50 three-star and 8+ rating hotels in Amsterdam. Hurry and get the perfect deal!
Apart from the fun side, there’s an elegance specific to Amsterdam. You can explore it on certain streets, and by staying in one of the 25 five-stars hotels listed on Booking.com : Hilton, Marriot, InterContinental, or the eccentric Crane Hotel to name a few.
Find the right accommodation for EURO 2020
The journey to the stadium is around 25 minutes by public transport. There are many hotels, 3-stars and if you book in advance, you can find good value deals. Remember that some properties offer a Free cancellation policy, so hurry.
The journey towards the Johan Cruijff ArenA is a bit longer and it will take you 40 minutes by public transport. Therefore, I suggest planning your departure in advance.
Getting around in Amsterdam
Transport from the Airport
Uber is available in Amsterdam. UberX will cost you between €29-39 to the city center and €25-34 to the Johan Cruijff ArenA. Don’t have an Uber account? Create one NOW and explore Amsterdam City during EURO 2020.
Transport in the City
You can rent bikes from OV-fiets designated locations or from other bike hire companies. You can always check Iamsterdam website for more bike hiring options.
There are 9km from Amsterdam Centraal to Johan Cruijff ArenA, and you can reach it in 30 minutes.
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