Arrival, departure & transportation

Thanks to its central location, Amsterdam is a major gateway to Europe. The city offers a number of convenient options for arrival and departure, and is very easy to navigate by car, bike, public transport or on foot.

Getting to and around Amsterdam

Amsterdam train Central Station

Getting to and from Amsterdam

Amsterdam is very easy to reach by plane, train, car or even boat. The award-winning Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is centrally located and fli...
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Bike against railings Amsterdam CC BY 2.0 Moyan Brenn via Flickr

Cycling in Amsterdam

Cycling is one of the best ways to get around Amsterdam, and no visitor should leave without experiencing the city's world famous bike culture.
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Public transport

Travelling within Amsterdam by public transport is straightforward and convenient. The extensive network is operated by GVB and connects the city's ne...
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Amsterdam taxi


Official taxis have blue license plates, an official sign on the roof and offer minimum quality standards set by the municipality.
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Amsterdam bike rental, Magieke Jansen


Explore Amsterdam with the freedom of your own transport! Renting a car is a smart choice for those that want to discover the hidden treasures of the ...
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Amsterdam street cobblestones


Each year, nearly one million visitors travel to Amsterdam with their own cars, and if you’re planning to do the same there are some things to k...
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I amsterdam city card

I amsterdam City Card

The I amsterdam City Card includes a public transport pass, a detailed city map and provides over 50 free and 60 discounted offers. Find out more!
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Amsterdam street houses

Amsterdam apps

Access a world of useful information straight from your smartphone! Whether you're planning a trip to Amsterdam or you're already here, these helpful ...
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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.
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