Overview of Hostel
As the original Flying Pig hostel, we can't wait to welcome you again!
We're located perfectly central in-between the museum and fashion district, the Vondelpark and Leidseplein, where the best concert-halls, clubs, bars and coffee shops are and most locals go out. You'll get that real Amsterdam
From Schiphol Airport straight to the Uptown hostel
Bus 397 runs straight from Schiphol airport to the Uptown. From Schiphol, walk to bus stop 'Plaza/NS' in Schiphol. Take Bus 397 destination Amsterdam. Get off at bus stop 'Rijksmuseum' in Amsterdam. From there it is a 5 minute walk to the Uptown hostel. The bus fare is around €5 (you can buy a ticket on the bus *card only) and takes 30 minutes. Buses leave every 15 mins and after 1am every hour on the night bus N97.
From Amsterdam Central Station: take tram 2 or 5 and get off at the stop 'Rijksmuseum', one stop past the famous Leidseplein bar area. Walk back 150 meters in the direction the tram came from and turn left into the Vossiusstraat, we are at number 46.
From Schiphol Airport to Amsterdam Central Station: take a train directly from the airport to Amsterdam Centraal Station. Buy a ticket from a machine. This train ride will cost around €4 (one-way ticket) and takes about 12 minutes. Then take a tram to the Uptown, see above.
From Amsterdam Duivendrecht (Eurolines): take a train to Station Zuid and from Station Zuid take tram 5 towards Central Station. Get off at tram stop 'Van Baerlestraat'. Walk back to the van Baerlestraat and take a right. Take the 3rd street to the right, this is the Vossiusstraat, we're at number 46!
From Megabus Bus Stop Zuiderzeeweg: Take tram 26 towards Centraal Station and follow directions above..
Located near the famous Leidseplein (party square), Coffee shops, Van Gogh museum, Rijksmuseum, Stedelijk museum, Albert Cuyp market and Vondel Park. We are also near two of Amsterdams most famous clubs, Melkweg and Paridiso.
Conditions & Policy
The Flying Pig has an age restriction; We welcome guests from 18 years old to the eternal young at heart! Children under the age of 18 cannot be accommodated. Please bring this confirmation with you for check-in. Our office handles all email cancellations (7 days 9am-5pm). Urgent cancellations or changes for the current weekend must therefore be done by phone directly with the hostel at least 24hrs before arrival date (write down the date and hour of cancelling and the name of the person you spoke to). Non-urgent cancellations and changes will need to be done by email. Please provide the reservation details in your email. Only when you receive a personal reply with the confirmation of your cancellation can you be sure that your cancellation has been processed by us. No-shows will be charged for a single night's accommodation. The 15% (Hostelworld) web deposit is always non-refundable. We cannot always guarantee that groups will be in the same room, however we do try our best. Groups of more than 10 people must contact us before booking. A form of Photo Identification is required upon check in. Accepted forms are a valid passport or national ID card - driving licences are NOT accepted.