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Getting around Amsterdam

Get around the city by car, bus, boat, scooter, tram or the most popular form of transportation in Amsterdam: the bicycle. The inner city is also compact enough to reach where you want go by foot. Have a car? Avoid the wheel clamp, and learn about parking in the city.

Transportation in Amsterdam


You won't have to be here for long to realise that cycling is an integral part of Amsterdam life. Parents on bikes loaded with children and shopping, ...

Public transport

Whether you're commuting to work, home or heading out for a night on the town, travelling within Amsterdam is straightforward and convenient. The exte...

Driving in Amsterdam

In general, Amsterdam is a charming, laid-back city. But driving a car through its beautiful city centre can be stressful for even the most experience...


Taxis are a popular form of transport in a city where many residents don't own a car.


In order to drive a car in the Netherlands you’ll need to be over 18 years of age, carry a valid licence and have third party insurance. Find out how ...


Amsterdam is a city of water and boating, both recreational and commercial, has long been part of the city's culture. If you have a boat, you are welc...