Cheap flights from Amsterdam to Doncaster Sheffield

Doncaster is a great place to visit with plenty to offer both solo travellers and families alike. In addition to a great traditional market, there’s also some beautiful sights to see and a bustling city centre. Flights from Amsterdam to Doncaster Sheffield can be found quite easily at most times of the year.

Amsterdam Airport Facilities

The main international airport of the Netherlands, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol has one main passenger terminal that’s split into 3 sections.

The airport is clean, spacious and very well equipped with a generous amount of services that include a financial centre, baby car lounge, a hairdresser’s, first aid station, internet café, lost and found, meeting rooms, showers and a travel clinic.

In addition to this there are also plenty of shops, restaurants and cafes, including a Starbucks.

Flight Time from Amsterdam to Birmingham

A direct from Amsterdam to Doncaster Sheffield takes approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes.

Getting to Amsterdam Airport

You have multiple options for getting to Amsterdam Airport. You can of course get a taxi and a lot of the taxi companies in Amsterdam will give you a discount for going to the airport.

You can also take a train to Schiphol Airport Station, located directly beneath the airport building.

If you want to drive to the airport, then there’s plenty of short-term and long-term parking available there.

There are regular bus services that you can get from most places in Amsterdam to the airport, including the centre.

Transport Options from Birmingham Airport

Transport options going from Birmingham Airport include –

Car – There are multiple major car rental operators at Birmingham Airport so if you want to hire a car to get around this is very easy to do using the booking desk.

Train – The train is another option and the Air-Rail Link takes you directly to Birmingham International Station in just 2 minutes.

Bus – There are regular bus services that go from the airport directly to the city centre as well as several nearby local bus services you can use.

Taxi – If you want to use one of the airport’s official taxis then you’ll need to pre-book. You can do this at the booking desk when you arrive or in advance by phone, app or the Arrow Cars website.

Things to See & Do in Doncaster

Below are some of the best things that Doncaster has to offer.

Conisbrough Castle

Conisborough Castle is well worth visiting when you’re in Doncaster. It’s a great place to learn about the history of the city and the castle itself is beautiful and fascinating to explore. There is the main castle itself to explore as well as a 12th century keep.

If you want to get the most out of the experience, then you should consider getting a guided tour. There’s also an education centre on-site as well as a gift shop.

Enigma Rooms

Escape rooms are a great way to pass an hour with friends or family. They have cropped up all over the country over the last 5-10 years and Enigma Rooms in Doncaster is a great way to get your feet wet if you’ve never tried one before.

There are 4 escape rooms to try in total – The Heist, Hostage, Ward 13 and the newly opened Mafia.

Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery

If you want to experience some culture while you’re in Doncaster, then visiting Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery is a great way to do it. It’s easy to get to from the city centre (roughly 10 minutes to walk) and has plenty to see and do, including the many beautiful pieces of artwork.

Note: The museum is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. 

Potteric Carr Nature Reserve

Of the things Doncaster has to offer for visitors, Potteric Carr Nature Reserve is one of the best. There are countless nature paths to walk on, where you’ll be surrounded by beautiful woodland and a wide variety of bird species, including kingfishers and woodpeckers.

Best time of the year to visit Doncaster

Doncaster has its best weather during the summer so if want to be sure of sunny days, then this would be the best time to go. August is generally the hottest month on average, but June, July and September are good months to visit too.

You can save some money on travel and flights if you visit in the early spring instead. The weather is still quite pleasant as this time of the year too.