Updated 23/07/2020 

Travel situation

In line with government measures to reduce the spread of the coronavirus, additional measures have been taken to ensure safety. Before you start your trip to Amsterdam, be aware of these adjusted regulations. On this page you will find all information about traveling to Amsterdam in the safest way possible. For the latest information about flights to Amsterdam, please check Schiphol.nl. At this moment, our Visitor Information Centre at Schiphol is closed. 

Attractions and sights 

As of June 1st, museums, theatres and restaurants can open their doors and terraces again. However, check government.nl for the expected extra measures and latest updates. Avoid busy places and consider visiting regions or cities that are not part of the regular tourist hotspots. Leave if you notice it is becoming difficult to keep a distance of 1.5 metres. Be aware public transport is for essential travel only. All information about exploring our beautiful city in the safest way can be found on this page

Events and festivals 

All social gatherings are banned until September 2020. Major events have been cancelled or postponed, including King’s Day, Grand Prix Zandvoort, EURO 2020, Sail 2020, Pride Amsterdam 2020 and Eurovision Song Contest. Nevertheless, you can enjoy a number of small-scale events and performances - taking into account the safety measures.

Amsterdam City Card

If you have questions about your City Card, please email [email protected]. Due to the large volume inquiries, it might take longer than usual for us to reply. We kindly ask for your patience.

Health resources

Comprehensive information is available on the  National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), including a guide to symptoms, when to visit a GP, Q&As, travel advice and updates from the World Health Organisation. A national information hotline has also been created to answer questions, which you can reach on 0800 1351. An English message follows after the Dutch one.

As the travel ban continues, we'll bring Amsterdam to you! Explore the famous flower fields of Keukenhof virtually. Experience the masterpieces of Vincent van Gogh and Rembrandt van Rijn without leaving your room. Or start planning your next trip to our beautiful city. Dutch speakers can visit our new overview page.