resources

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!

Bus

Amsterdam’s bus network is extensive, connecting all neighbourhoods with other city areas and extending outwards into the Amsterdam Metropolitan...

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...

Train

Many people travelling to or from Amsterdam will often make use of the train, which not only provides a superb connection with Amsterdam Airport Schip...

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 ...

LGBT history

For lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) visitors and residents, Amsterdam is one of the most attractive cities in Europe. Nowhere in the wor...

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...

Amsterdam Code of Conduct

Amsterdam has long been a city with freedom, positivity and tolerance at its heart. But with freedom comes responsibility, and tolerance goes hand in ...

Amsterdam partying basics

Whether you’re after electro beats, a live rock band, an intimate jazz show or something more obscure, Amsterdam is ready to party every night of the ...

Itineraries

Amsterdam has something for everyone, but the sheer number of sights means that you might need some suggestions for where to start. Take a look at the...