Arnhem  is a fairly large city (pop. 149,272) in the east of the Netherlands on the banks of the river Rhine. It is the capital of the province Gelderland, and forms the northern part of the Stadsregio Arnhem Nijmegen metropolitan area (pop. 736,107, 1 january 2011).
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 By car
Arnhem is connected with multiple highways.
A325 : The highway between Arnhem and Nijmegen
 By train
National : The Arnhem railway station  was opened on 14 May 1845. The station is the main station of Arnhem, and at present, has around 40,000 passengers that use the station per day, this makes it the 9th busiest station in the Netherlands. Beside the mainstation there are some sub stations: Arnhem Velperpoort, Arnhem Presikhaaf and Arnhem Zuid. For more information visit the websit from the dutch railways (NS) .
 By plane
Arnhem is located about 1h - 1,5h from several airports:
Amsterdam-Schiphol airport (IATA: AMS), . The largest airport in the Netherlands, and the fifth largest in Europe. 110 km to the northwest. Train takes about 75 min, and will cost €16,00 one way. Schiphol airport gets served by most major carriers, and has in excess of 100 flights to the United States alone per day.
When driving; A12 to Utrecht, Then heading to Amsterdam via A2 and then A9 to Schiphol Airport. Expect this to take anywhere from 60-75 minutes with normal traffic.
Airport Weeze (IATA: NRN), , located 80 km southeast of Arnhem just across the border with germany, near the village of Weeze (Germany). Although both Ryanair (the biggest airline serving the airport) and the airport itself advertise with Düsseldorf-Weeze, Düsseldorf is actually not anywhere near the airport. The city of Düsseldorf is located 80 km to the southeast of the airport. Weeze serves over 50 destinations across Europe, Northern Africa and Western Asia.
The only form of public transportation nonstop to Arnhem is a taxivan you have to reserve in advance and will set you back €16 euro one-way. For timetabling see . Journey time will be about 70 minutes. Pick-up and drop-off in Arnhem will be at the Gelredome Stadium / McDonalds. Quick tip: If your plane lands shortly before the bus is scheduled to leave give them a quick call on the tarmac and they will wait for you.
Eindhoven Airport (IATA: EIN), . Located 85 kilometres to the southwest of Arnhem. From the airport you take bus 401 to Eindhoven Central Station and then a train to 's Hertogenbosch (which is the same as Den Bosch). In 's Hertogenbosch, change trains and take the train to Arnhem. This journey will take you approximately 100 minutes by public transportation.
When driving yourself, take the A50, (Zwolle-Eindhoven) which skirts the west of the metropolitan area to the Eindhoven ring road (A58/A2) Airport exit is exit 29 on the A2.
Flughafen Düsseldorf (IATA: DUS), . Located 135 km southeast. About one-third the size of Amsterdam-Schiphol, but with plenty of international connections, including to the USA, and gets served by all the major airlines in Europe. Although it doesn't get nearly as many flights as Amsterdam does, it's cheaper, doesn't have nearly as many congestion problems, and generally much less hassle at the airport itself.
From the train station in Arnhem you can take the ICE train to Düsseldorf Hbf, where you can take S1 to Flughafen terminal. The train to Düsseldorf Hbf will take around 70 min.
When driving there this airport should be the obvious choice though. A12 to the German border. From there it's called the A3. Exit at 17-Dreieck Ratingen-Ost and head to A44 Düsseldorf/Mönchengladbach. From there you will find enough sings who will direct you to the airport.
 Get around
Arnhem is the only city in the Netherlands with trolleybuses for public transportation. The bus station is located next to the train station in the city centre. From here you can take a local bus or busses to cities as Apeldoorn (bus 91s and 231s) and Nijmegen (31, also 32 and 33 but they take a longer route). Timetables and prices can be found at 
Go Dutch and hire a bike! Stationsplein (Stationsquare) next to the exit of the Station Tel. +31(0)26 4421782
Rate per day €5.20, per week (5 days or longer) €21
Opening hours: Mon to Fri 5.15 - 1.15, Sat 6.15 - 1.00, Sun 7.00 - 1.00 At the bicycles hire shed a deposit of €25 per bicycle is required. Payment by credit card is acceptable. It is possible to take out a bicycle insurance. The premium amounts to 50c a day per bike. The deposit amount is doubled when a bicycle insurance is not taken out.
Taxi's are not that cheap. From the city centre to the outskirts of the city will cost around €15-€20.
You can rent a car at several places:
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Tourist Information can be found near the central train/bus station. It's on the other side of the street from the bus station and on the right of Hotel Haarhuis. Adress: Stationsplein 13 
Not that far from the museum, there is also the Airborne War cCmetery. It was established in 1945 and is home to 1759 graves from the Second World War. Several nationalities are buried here (British, Polish, Canadian, Dutch, Australian and New Zealand)
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The city centre in Arnhem has four major shopping streets, that are connected. They are the Roggestraat, Ketelstraat, Vijzelstraat, Rijnstraat. It's a pedestrian zone and has a length of appr. 1.5 km. On the left and right side of these main streets there are several small streets with little shops and boutiques. 
Also in the southern part of the city there is a shopping mall, offering free parking, called Kronenburg . It has a variety of shops, bars and snackshops. In the northern part you can find the shopping mall called Presikhaaf .
 Leisure & Sports
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Use the diversity of the international restaurants. In the Sonsbeekpark, there is a fantastic Chinese restaurant called "Sonsbeek paviljoen".
Italian Restaurant Zilli & Zilli. You can find it at the Jansplein in the heart of the city. It is a classical Italian Restaurant on the ground floor and an exclusive Italian Restaurant on the first floor. Look around in the city, as there are so many types of restaurants.
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Café Vrijdag behind Musis Sacrum on the Velperbuitensingel 21a. It's a simple but cozy bar. They serve good wine that goes well with the basket of bread with a variety of dips.
Café Babo in the center, Bovenbeekstraat 28, is another place to enjoy wine, coffee and food. Everything is made or chosen for taste and quality. Pies and food are made by the staff.
Café nJoy is also in the Bovenbeekstraat, near Babo Café.
For nightlife go to the Korenmarkt. Visit: The Cavern, Bloopers, Jules, or Alpine Valley for a bar atmosphere, and The Manhattan for a dance atmosphere.
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