The Schiphol airport is one of the most important airports in Europe.
There are daily trains traveling from Paris to Amsterdam, London to Amsterdam, Berlin to Amsterdam, and now too from Innsbruck (Austria) to Amsterdam via nightjet.
might not be the best option because the city is full of channels and parking is kind of impossible if you are not a resident.
Traveling by car is your choice if you want to visit other places up in the north in the country.
That way you access some of the lesser-known villages and towns in this beautiful country.