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Getting around Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a world-class international transport hub and there are countless ways of getting into the city. Many travellers fly into the award-winning Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, while hopping on a train is also a great option – convenient and cost effective, the rail network in the Netherlands is second to none. And of course the road network provides easy access to Amsterdam for those keen to travel by car or coach.

Public transport in Amsterdam

Amsterdam boasts an impressive public transport network including metros, buses, trams, ferries and trains to help you get around the capital. The I amsterdam City Card gives you unlimited use of the GVB public transport system for 24, 48 or 72 hours. There are also a number of coach parking facilities located in Amsterdam. The Amsterdam for coaches brochure contains useful maps and information about visiting Amsterdam by coach. For an interactive map and information on roadworks, height restrictions, obligatory coach routes and details of accessing the city centre, please visit the City of Amsterdam website.

Before seeing the sights, you may wish to consult the 9292 route planner or GVB website to help you find the quickest and most convenient way to get from A to B. In addition, there are a number of excellent apps available to help you find your way around the city.

Getting to and around Amsterdam

Getting to and from Amsterdam

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Taxis

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

I amsterdam City Card

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Rental

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Parking

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Amsterdam apps

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Map of Amsterdam

The I amsterdam city map is available for €2.50 at any of the official I amsterdam Visitor Centres.