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There’s a vast selection of useful information to make your trip to Amsterdam as easy and enjoyable as possible. From public holidays to phoning home, browse through our practical advice and resources. Still got questions? The professionals at Amsterdam's Visitor Information Centres are ready to help!

Metro

Amsterdam's metro system radiates from Central Station to the city's outlying districts. Its four routes are often the fastest way to reach districts ...

Ferries across the IJ

Amsterdam’s ferries provide essential, free connections across the River IJ for pedestrians, cyclists and mopeds. Many of these blue-and-white ferries...

Trams

Amsterdam’s trams are suitably distinctive, decked out in blue and white and armed with a famous bell that rings out to attract the attention of any p...

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-winni...

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...

I amsterdam Visitor Centres

Make the most of your time in Amsterdam by planning your trip with help from the experts! Whether you’re searching for the best accommodation, excitin...

Rental

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 ...

Parking

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...

Car hire

Looking to hire a compact car to get around Amsterdam? Or perhaps a more luxurious automobile that you can use for touring other cities and towns in t...

Hire a bike

Cycling is a fun, efficient and easy way of getting around Amsterdam - just like the locals do! Even if you only pedal around for a few hours, riding ...

Boat hire

Amsterdam's picturesque canals are one of the city's most popular attractions. One of the best ways to see the city is from the water. Take a canal cr...