Around Amsterdam

Plan your trip to Amsterdam bij train.
The best way visit our city.

Hop-on Hop-off bus

A bus tour with the Hop-on Hop-off bus takes you to the most important highlights of Amsterdam. You can get in and out as often as you want at different locations.

Tram-and-Metro
Tram-and-Metro

Useful
* Tickets are valid for 24 hours or 48 from the moment you step in.
* You can get in and out as often as you want.
* If you stay seated without getting out, the route takes 60 minutes
* Via the free headset you will hear details of sights on the way
* A fixed stop just in front of the Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum and the Stedelijk Museum.
* A Hop-on Hop-off tour in a tour boat is also included.

Tip: order your ticket (s) for the hop-on hop-off bus and boat in advance online with a discount!

hop-on hop-off cruise

The hop-on hop-off cruise is also a perfect way to discover the highlights of Amsterdam. Cruise the picturesque canals in Amsterdam and get on and off at the seven stops to see sights such as the Rijksmuseum, the Anne Frank House and the Heineken Experience. A similar and new phenomenon is the Floating Dutchman.

The well-known red hop-on hop-off boats are a perfect way to discover all the highlights of Amstedam at your own pace. From the boat you have a beautiful view of the beautiful facades of the canal houses in Amsterdam and you sail past sights such as the Westerkerk, the old harbor, the Jordaan and the Magere Brug. The boat stops at the most important sights in the center of Amsterdam and you can get on and off wherever you want. The Canal Bus Amsterdam makes sightseeing in the capital comfortable!

TIP: order your tickets for the hop-on hop-off cruise (valid 24 hours) online in advance and you can get on the boat in no time!

A day ticket for the tram, bus and metro

A day ticket for the tram, bus and metro in Amsterdam is very useful when you enjoy seeing Amsterdam from the tram, when you want to visit something outside the center or when you don’t feel like walking. With a day or multi-day ticket from GVB, the Amsterdam municipal transport company, you can take the metro, bus or tram unlimited and for a fixed amount. The ferries across the IJ are also included.

Day ticket for tram, bus and metro
Discover Amsterdam at your own pace! Choose the day or multi-day card that suits you: valid from 1 to 7 days. You can use your public transport ticket unlimited day and night in the metro, trams, buses and ferries across the IJ. Choose how many days exactly your card is valid. But beware: this public transport card is not valid for regional trains to and from Schiphol airport.

Order here day ticket (s) for public transport in Amsterdam.

Day ticket for children

Children up to 4 years old travel for free with the GVB public transport. So you don’t have to buy a day ticket for them. For children between 4 and 11 years old, only a 24-hour day ticket is available. When you need a card that is valid for more than 24 hours, you buy several 24-hour cards. The day ticket is valid from the moment you check in with it for the first time.

Please note: you can only travel by bus, tram or metro from the GVB, not with Connexxion and EBS buses!

Check in and check out
The day or multi-day ticket is valid for 24 hours, 48 ​​hours, etc. and is activated as soon as you check in the first time. With this card you have to check in and out every time you take a ride when getting on and off the tram, bus or metro.

Collection points
There are several places where you can pick up your card: * GVB Service & Tickets Central Station
* Schiphol Airport on bus platform B15 that is outside and not in Schiphol Plaza

Public transportation in Amsterdam is by tram, metro, bus and ferry.

Amsterdam is a compact city. Most sights are within walking distance of each other. Yet it is nice to take a ride on the tram while you are resting, you see the city from a comfortable position. Make it easy on yourself and order your public transport tickets online.

Advantageous public transport tickets:

I Amsterdam City Card
With the I Amsterdam City Card, public transport in Amsterdam, tram, bus and metro is free. Access to 44 museums and attractions is also free, but not the Rijksmuseum. You also receive a discount on a number of attractions in Amsterdam.

Buy the I Amsterdam City Card here

GVB day pass
You can get a day ticket for public transport in Amsterdam for 1 to 7 days and is valid on trams, buses and metro lines from the GVB (Municipal Transport Company). The ferries across the IJ are also included.

Buy a day ticket for public transport in Amsterdam here

Amsterdam & Region Day ticket
With this card you can explore Amsterdam and the surrounding area of ​​Amsterdam and is valid for metro lines, trams and buses from GVB, Connexxion and EBS

The ferry to Amsterdam-Noord is free.