• Dutch course for beginners A1
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  • 1 Dutch alphabet and pronunciation
  • 2 Counting in Dutch (indefinite and ordinal numbers) [0/3]
  • 3 Dutch greetings (hello in Dutch) [0/3]
  • 4 Basic words and phrases in Dutch [0/4]
  • 5 Introducing yourself in Dutch [0/4]
  • 6 What time is it? - telling the time in Dutch [0/4]
  • 7 Days of the week, months and seasons in Dutch [0/5]
  • 8 Colours in Dutch [0/3]
  • 9 Animal names in Dutch [0/5]
  • 10 Family in Dutch [0/3]
  • 11 Food and Drinks in Dutch [0/5]
  • 12 How to order food in Dutch? [0/4]
  • 13 The weather in Dutch [0/4]
  • 14 Countries, Cities and Nationalities in Dutch [0/3]
  • 15 Body parts in Dutch [0/3]
  • 16 Clothes and shoes in Dutch [0/4]
  • 17 Travel and vacation in Dutch [0/3]
  • 18 Dutch proverbs and sayings [0/3]
  • 19 I love you in Dutch (Emotions and feelings) [0/4]
  • 20 Happy birthday in Dutch (birthday wishes) [0/3]
  • 21 Asking for directions in Dutch [0/4]
  • 22 Needs and opinions in Dutch [0/4]
  • 23 Hobbies in Dutch [0/4]
  • 24 House, room, furniture vocabulary in Dutch [0/4]
  • 25 How to describe a person in Dutch [0/4]
  • 26 Business Dutch [0/4]
  • This chapter will provide some vocabulary that is useful for a vacation in a Dutch speaking country, whether you have already arrived at your destination or you are still travelling to it. 

    Travelling in Dutch

    The table below will show some useful words when travelling to or when you are already in a Dutch speaking country.

    English Dutch
    the passport het paspoort
    the airport de luchthaven; het vliegveld
    the airplane het vliegtuig
    the plane ticket het vliegticket
    the train de trein
    the train station het treinstation
    the ticket het vervoersbewijs / kaartje
    single ticket enkeltje
    round trip retourtje
    the bus de bus
    the bus stop de bushalte
    the luggage de bagage
    the suitcase de koffer
    the car de auto
    the motorway de snelweg
    the public transport het openbaar vervoer
    the boat de boot
    the harbour de haven

    Holiday vocabulary in Dutch

    These words are useful when you are going on vacation in a Dutch speaking country.

    English Dutch
    the hotel het hotel
    the camping de camping
    the tent de tent
    the caravan de caravan
    the reception de receptie
    the single room de eenpersoonskamer
    the double room de tweepersoonskamer
    the dormitory de slaapzaal
    the bathroom de badkamer
    the toilet de wc / het toilet
    the shower de douche
    the air conditioning de airconditioning
    the heater de verwarming
    the beach het strand
    the swimming pool het zwembad

    Learn how to ask for directions in Dutch by looking at this chapter

    These words and sentences will hopefully be useful when travelling to a Dutch speaking country. Now, it is time to practice the vocabulary by doing the exercises below!