Getting to and around the Castles and Gardens attractions

Amsterdam is a city steeped in history, as is the surrounding region. So step outside the city, into the Amsterdam Area, and discover fairy-tale castles, grand country estates, elaborate gardens and tranquil rivers flowing through the landscape. There is a fantastic bus and train network throughout the region, that connects perfectly with the public transport in Amsterdam. As such, getting out and about is quick and easy. Grab the map below to take with you on your mobile device, use Google Maps to plot a route, or read on for more public transport inspiration.

Public transport tips

With so much to see in the Castles and Gardens region, it can be tricky to know where to begin. So take inspiration from the journeys below and enjoy a thrilling Amsterdam Area day trip:

  • Amsterdam Amstel Station to Amsterdam Castle Muiderslot
    Recommended journey: bus 320 + 110 | Google Maps

  • Amsterdam Central Station to Naarden
    Recommended journey: train + bus 110 | Google Maps

  • Amsterdam Central Station to Singer Laren Museum
    Recommended journey: train + bus 108 or 109 | Google Maps

  • Amsterdam Central Station to Forteiland Pampus
    Recommended journey: train + bus 110 + ferry (from opposite Herengracht 33, Muiden) | Google Maps

  • Amsterdam Central Station to Amstelveen city centre
    Recommended journey: metro + bus | Google Maps

Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket

Take the stress out of your journey and travel around Amsterdam and to the Castles and Gardens region with the Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket. Tickets are valid on all metro, tram and bus lines operated by GVB, Connexxion, AllGo and EBS, including night buses, plus NS trains in the Amsterdam Area. Remember, you must check in and out with your card every time you enter and exit a bus, tram, train or metro. Your ticket is activated from the first check in.