The Netherlands have an extensive public transport network, which makes in easy to travel around the country. Staying in Amsterdam, you might use GVB trams, buses, metro and ferries, while when you travel to other cities and destinations, you will definitely need to take a train.
COVID-19/ corona update: As of 1 June 2020, all passengers 13 years and older must wear a non-medical face mask while using public transport (trains, trams, buses, metros, and ferries) in the Netherlands.
UPDATE: The requirement to wear a face mask on public transport was lifted as of Wednesday 23 March 2022.
Here you will find our guides to using public transport in Netherlands:
The Netherlands have a modern and extensive railway network, which includes around 400 stations. Intercity (faster) trains run between the larger cities, and Sprinter (slower) trains connect smaller stations. It’s easy to explore the Netherlands by train! Find out how to plan your journey, buy a ticket online or at the station>>
Amsterdam city transport is operated by GVB company. To plan your door-to-door trip within the city use the public transport journey planner. Just indicate departure point and destination, and the system will show you the root, travelling time and schedule. Transport prices, tickets, routes in Amsterdam >>
Airport Schiphol is located 17 kilometers away from Amsterdam. After you pick up your luggage, head to Schiphol Plaza and follow the signs to find trains, buses or taxis. Compare travel times and prices from Schiphol to Amsterdam by train, bus 397 and taxi and book airport transfer online >>
Want to explore Amsterdam like a local? Good idea! Renting a bike in Amsterdam costs on average from € 6,50 to € 15 a day, depending on the type of bike. You will find numerous bike rentals (MacBike, Yellow Bike, Black Bikes etc.) in the center of Amsterdam, next to Amsterdam Central Station. Check prices and bike rental locations in Amsterdam >>
Planning to continue your European trip from Amsterdam? Just take a train and continue your journey to other European destinations. Most international trains to Germany, France, Belgium run directly from Amsterdam Centraal Station. Check itineraries, prices and buy international train tickets online >>
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