How to get around in Amsterdam?
That’s easy! Public transport journey planner will help you find out which tram, bus or metro line is the best for you. Simply insert your departure point and destination, and the system will show you the root, travelling time and schedule.
Check 9292.nl to plan your door-to-door trips by bus, tram, metro and train in the Netherlands.
Public Transport Prices in Amsterdam
Amsterdam city transport is operated by GVB company. You can get tickets from GVB vending machines or directly from the driver (on board you can pay with cash only, bills up to €20 are accepted). GVB prices in 2018 are:
|Ticket valid for
|1 day – 24 hours
|2 days – 48 hours
|3 days – 72 hours
|4 days – 96 hours
|5 days – 120 hours
|6 days – 144 hours
|7 days – 168 hours
Children up to 4 y.o. travel for free. Ticket for children aged 4-11 costs € 3,75 per day.
You can order GVB tickets for 1 – 7 day online >>
Alternatively you can order I Amsterdam City Card for 24-96 hours, which gives free admission to 44 museums and attractions in Amsterdam and free unlitimed rides by GVB trams, buses & metro for the duration of your card. Easy and convenient.
While using public transport in Amsterdam you have to check-in and check-out (present your ticket to a validator on board).
Please note that GVB tickets are NOT valid:
- In public transport operated by other companies (Arriva, EBS, Connexion etc. Usually these are buses that run from Amsterdam to other cities). If you need to find out which transport company operates on your celected route, check 9292.nl website (the name of the company is indicated in the line with the bus number – it’s EBS company in the example below).
- In the train from Schiphol airport to Amsterdam. You will need to buy a separate train ticket. Alternatively you can buy Amsterdam Travel Ticket, which includes unlimited train travel between Schiphol Amsterdam Airport and any station in Amsterdam + the Amsterdam Airport Express (bus 197) and Niteliner (bus N97), both operated by Connexxion company + GVB trams, metros and buses tickets for 1, 2 or 3 days.
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