Getting There -- Trains depart at least every hour from Amsterdam Centraal Station for Den Helder; the ride takes around 75 minutes, and a round-trip ticket is 23€ ($37). By car from Amsterdam, take A8, A9, and N9 north.
Visitor Information -- VVV Den Helder, Bernhardplein 18, 1781 HH Den Helder (tel. 0223/625-544; fax 0223/614-888; www.vvvkopvannoordholland.nl), is next to the rail station. The office is open Monday from 10:30am to 5:30pm, Tuesday to Friday from 9:30am to 6pm, and Saturday from 9:30am to 5pm.
Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.