Coronavirus (COVID-19) information for travellers
Find out how coronavirus (COVID-19) may impact your visit to Amsterdam and stay up to date on the travel regulations and safety advice for visiting restaurants, bars, nightclubs, museums and other attractions.
Last updated: 11 april 2023
Amsterdam's public venues are currently open, with normal opening hours. A COVID entry pass is not mandatory to access public indoor spaces. Keeping 1.5 metre distance is not required. Always check the website of the venue or event for the latest news before your visit. For updated information about the coronavirus measures at museums, cinemas, restaurants, bars and other attractions, check government.nl.
Travelling to Amsterdam
Please visit government.nl for the current travel protocols and regulations. Check Schiphol.nl for the latest information about flights to Amsterdam and always visit your airline’s website to confirm any additional rules that may apply. To avoid crowds in public transport, an extra shuttle is available between Schiphol Airport and Amsterdam. You can also use the taxi services at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. There are no restrictions on travel within the Netherlands.
Hotels and accommodation
Foreign tourists are no longer obliged to reserve their holiday accommodation before they travel to the Netherlands.
If you have coronavirus symptoms:
Remain inside. Do not leave your home or hotel room.
If you test positive for coronavirus, you and any travelling companions must self-isolate in your holiday accommodation for two weeks.
Comprehensive information is available on the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) website, 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 the Dutch one).