transport

Get around Amsterdam by car, bus, boat, scooter, tram or the most popular form of transportation in the city: the bicycle. The inner centre is also compact enough to get where you want go by foot. Cars have their place too, with parking options in the centre and P+R garages around the periphery.

Taxis

Taxis are a popular form of transport in a city where many residents don't own a car.

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 ...

Bikes

You won't have to be here for long to realise that cycling is an integral part of Amsterdam life. Parents on bikes loaded with children and shopping, ...

Amsterdam's cycling history

A typical Amsterdam street scene sees countless cyclists either heading to or from work, transporting young children to school, or carrying anything f...

Cycling safely

Amsterdam is one of the most bicycle-friendly cities in the world and the majority of its citizens have spent their lives on two wheels since they wer...

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...

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.