Amsterdam Travel Guide

Amsterdam: Public transport tickets & Passes Overview, current prices (2024)

Whether you are looking for a single ticket, a day pass or an Amsterdam Travel Card, here you will find all the information you need. In this guide we present the most important tickets for visitors. So you can easily find the right ticket for your stay in Amsterdam.

Important information about buying tickets:

  • You cannot buy tickets on buses and trams from the driver.
  • Many of the tickets are available online and can be purchased before your trip. You will find more information below.
  • Almost all public transport in Amsterdam is organized under the tariff system of the municipal transport company GVB “Gemeente Vervoer Bedrijf”. This makes it much easier for passengers, as a day ticket is valid on the metro, trams and GVB buses.

#1 Single rides with the OV chip card / “e-purse” or OVpay

If you are staying in amsterdam for a longer period of time but do not want to use public transport very often.

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A charger for the OV-chip card – credit card fees may apply (image: travelguide.amsterdam)

The OV card / e-purse system is not that simple, especially if you don’t visit the Netherlands often.

How does the OV card / e-purse work?

The OV card works like a prepaid cellphone card. You can load the card with a certain amount of money at a machine and then use it up.

For a single ride, you will pay a fixed base price plus a set amount per kilometer driven. Thus, you are paying for the distance traveled. The distance is measured exactly every 50 metres and charged accordingly. There is no such thing as a classic one-way ticket , which costs a certain amount regardless of the distance travelled (flat rate). The OV chip card / e-purse can be used in trams, buses, as well as the Metro.

  • Every passenger over the age of 4 must have a chip card.
  • The card must be topped up with at least €4 before each journey to ensure that there are sufficient funds to cover the fare.

E-purse – prices

A rechargeable and anonymous chip card, without personalisation with a passport-type photo, costs €7.50 (without adding credit). There is a €2.50 service charge for withdrawing any remaining balance.

Standard fare: base price: €1.08 per trip plus 19.6 cents per kilometer traveled

Children (4–11 years) get a discounted fare: base price: 71 cents per trip plus 12.9 cents per kilometer traveled

Another payment system was introduced in 2023: OVpay. You can pay for a single journey on local public transport directly with your credit or debit card. All you have to do is present your payment card to a scanner when boarding and alighting. The fare will be automatically debited from your account.

Paying with OVpay – important information:

  • You must always check in and out with the sa me bank card. Otherwise, the billing system will not be able to determine the correct fare.
  • For single journeys, you will need a separate payment card for each passenger.
  • In addition to the fares, credit card or exchange rate fees may also apply.
  • A journey with an age discount (e.g. children’s fare) is not yet possible with OVpay.
  • Don’t forget to check out with your payment card when you get off the bus. The fare depends on the distance traveled. If you do not check out, you will be charged an incorrect, usually higher fare.
  • There is no daily limit, as there is in London. This means that you can pay significantly more per day with OVpay than with a day ticket (see below).

#2 GVB single day ticket or multi-day-ticket: Easy & affordable – ideal for visitors & tourists – optional Airport Express bus

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Cheap & easy: the single-day-ticket with a validity of 1 – 7 days. Buy online and save time and stress in Amsterdam.

GVB single and multi-day tickets are popular with visitors to Amsterdam. They are easy to use and affordable.

What does this ticket offer?

  • This ticket gives you unlimited travel on all GVB trams, city buses and the metro (day and night) throughout Amsterdam and you don’t have to keep an eye on your balance like you do with the e-purse.
  • It is flexible in terms of time. Tickets are available for a single day and for up to 7 days , from 24 to 168 hours. The clock starts ticking at the time of first use.
  • There is a day ticket, especially for children aged 4 to 11. The kids’ ticket is only valid for a single day. You can purchase more than one child’s day ticket if required.
  • You can buy the ticket online before your trip (no surcharge – click here) .
  • This ticket is not valid for other regional bus companies, such as Connexxion or EBS, or in trains of the Dutch railway company NS

GVB Day Ticket + Airport Transfer Schiphol Airport ↔ City Centre

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→ You can find more information about the Amsterdam Travel Ticket here

→ More information about the various options for airport transfers, including travel times and prices

Current prices for GVB day and multiple-day tickets

Prices are at the lower end for a European city. The longer the validity, the lower the price per day.

Fares (2024) :

Children’s ticket (4–11 years) for 1 day / 24h: €4.50 – multiple tickets can be purchased for longer stays.

Standard fare:

1 day / 24h: €9 2 days / 48h: €15 3 days / 72h: €21 4 days / 96h: €26.50 5 days / 120h: €33 6 days / 144h: €37.50 7 days / 168h: €41 (€5.85 per day)

Our tip: buy online to save time and stress You can buy your ticket online before your trip via the English-language website of the authorised GVB ticket seller without having to pay a surcharge (click here) . This will save you stress later, as you won’t have to deal with the fare system and ticket machines after your flight. If you are travelling via Schiphol Airport, you can also buy the Amsterdam Travel Ticket online (day ticket for local transport + airport transfer by express bus or train).

GVB Ticket Child

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Children aged 0-3 travel free on Amsterdam’s public transport. For children between 4 and 11 years of age, the GVB children’s day ticket is available at a reduced price.

Children aged 0–3 years can use public transport in Amsterdam free of charge. There is a reduced day ticket for children between the ages of 4 and 11. It currently (2024) costs €4.50. There is no multi-day pass for children.

If you need a children’s ticket for several days, the easiest way is to buy several one-day children’s tickets. You can buy GVB children’s day tickets online together with adult tickets.

Where is the GVB day ticket valid?

The GVB day ticket is valid on the entire GVB tram, underground and bus network.

→ Map / city map Amsterdam: GVB day ticket coverage

If your destination or accommodation is outside the validity area, you might be interested in the Amsterdam Region Travel Ticket (see below). This ticket is valid for the entire region around Amsterdam.

# 3 Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket: Trips around Amsterdam + airport transfer included

Amsterdam Region Travel Ticket

The Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket entitles you to:

  • Unlimited use of all GVB streetcars, city buses, metro (day and night) and ferries . This allows you to travel within the city of Amsterdam in the same way as the GVB Day Ticket (see above).
  • In addition, you can also use the buses of the Connexxion and EBS companies . These bus companies serve destinations outside the Amsterdam city area. The GVB day ticket (see above) is not valid on these buses. This also includes the Airport Express Bus 397 (shuttle bus to the airport) .
  • Trains  in the Amsterdam region with the national railroad company NS are included.
You can buy this ticket before your trip via the GVB authorized ticket portal (click here) . This will save you time and stress during your stay in Amsterdam.

Current prices for the Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket (2024)

With the Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket you can travel in a much larger area than with a GVB day pass. Therefore the price is higher.

Current prices for the “Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket” Valid for 1 day: €21 Valid for 2 days: €31.50 Valid for 3 days: €40.50

The validity period is different from the GVB day ticket. The “Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket” is valid from the first check-in until 04.00 a.m. after the last valid day (depending on whether you have the 1, 2 or 3 day version). The day starts at midnight.

For example: If you use a 2-day ticket for the first time from midnight on Wednesday, then your ticket will be valid until 04:00 on Friday morning.

Where is the Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket valid?

Here is a map showing the area covered by the Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket.

→ Map / Plan: Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket

#4 Amsterdam Travel Ticket (ATT)

Day ticket + transfer by train or bus to schiphol airport.

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The “Amsterdam Travel Ticket” – day ticket for public transport + airport transfer – online booking saves time and avoids stress

The Amsterdam Travel Ticket (ATT) is an extension of the GVB single day or multi-day-ticket described above. It can be considered an extension because with this ticket you also have the option of using the following unlimited times for your transfer to and from Schiphol airport :

  • Unlimited 2nd class rail travel between train station “Schiphol Amsterdam” Airport and any train station in Amsterdam (Amstel, Bijlmer Arena, Amsterdam Centraal Station , Holendrecht, Lelylaan, Muiderpoort, RAI, Sciencepark, Sloterdijk, Zuid and Duivendrecht)
  • The Amsterdam Airport Express (bus 397) operated by Connexxion and the Niteliner (bus N97).

This ticket also entitles you to unlimited travel on all GVB trams, (night) buses, metro and ferries in the whole of Amsterdam. However, its validity is regulated differently. The “Amsterdam Travel Ticket” is valid from the first check-in until 4 AM following the last valid day (depending on whether you have booked the 1, 2 or 3 day option). The day starts at midnight. For example: if you start using a 2-day ticket at midnight on Wednesday, then it will be valid until 4 AM on Friday.

Please note: This ticket is not valid on buses that are operated by other transport companies such as EBS and Arriva or on any bus other than the Amsterdam Express (bus 397) and the Niteliner (bus N97) operated by Connexxion.

Our tip: buy online and save time and stress abroad

You can buy the “Amsterdam Travel Ticket” via this English-language website This will save you stress on arrival. You won’t have to deal with ticket machines after your flight.

Current pricing for the “Amsterdam Travel Ticket”

Prices are higher than a simple day ticket as it includes your airport transfer. A return trip from the airport to the city centre on the Airport Express Bus 397 currently costs €11.75. Taking this into account, the Amsterdam Travel Ticket is affordable.

 Current fares for the “Amsterdam Travel Ticket”

Validity 1 day:   18 Euro Validity 2 days: 24 Euro Validity 3 days: 30 Euro

Tickets with longer validity are not currently available.

→   Overview: Transfer Schiphol Airport ↔ Amsterdam city centre – all transport options (bus, train, taxi,…) incl. journey times and current prices.

#5 “I Amsterdam” card: Day ticket + discount card for sightseeing

Day ticket for public transport + free / reduced entry to attractions.

The I Amsterdam card is the official sightseeing pass for the city of Amsterdam. It is designed to help visitors navigate the maze of public transport fares and entrance tickets. The name is derived from the play on words “I am Amsterdam”. If you are also planning to visit the attractions and famous sights of the city, then the ‘I Amsterdam’ card may be of interest to you. It is a combination of day passes for public transport and discounted admission to tourist attractions.

The “I Amsterdam” card is a combination ticket and offers the following benefits:

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“I Amsterdam” – just one ticket for public transport + free admission to attractions

Tip: Buy the ‘I Amsterdam’ card, GVB day ticket or entrance ticket online without paying a surcharge.

Insider tip: you can purchase the “I Amsterdam” card via this English-language website before your trip. This will save you the hassle and possibly even the credit card fees that you might incur if you pay on arrival.

Pricing for the “I Amsterdam” card (as of 2024)

1 day – 24 hours: €60 2 days – 48 hours: €85 (€42.50 per day) 3 days – 72 hours: €100 (€33.33 per day) 4 days – 96 hours: €115 (€28.75 per day) 5 days – 120 hours: €125 (€25 per day)

#6 Overview: Day tickets in Amsterdam

#7 group tickets for travel groups or school trips.

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In addition, these tickets can be purchased online at no extra cost via this English language website .  There is no need to handle a large sum of money at a local ticket machine while your group waits impatiently. You will receive a receipt for your online purchase, which makes accounting for a group much easier.

#8 GVB 1 hour ticket

With the GVB 1 hour ticket, you can use all GVB lines within one hour. The ticket is unfortunately not available online. Current price 2024: €3.40 for adults

#9 FAQ 2024

Local transport Amsterdam: How much does a day ticket cost 2024?

The prices for the day ticket are very reasonable for a European metropolis. With a longer period of validity, the price per day decreases significantly.

Regular fare 2024: 1 day / 24 hours: 9 € 2 days / 48 hours: 15 € 3 days / 72 hours: 21 € 4 days / 96 hours: 26,50 € 5 days / 120 hours: 33 € 6 days / 144 hours: 37,50 € 7 days / 168 hours: 41 € (5,85 € per day)

More information about other tickets, online tickets, tickets for children … in our travel guide

Which public transport ticket is best for Amsterdam tourists?

The day or multi-day ticket of the city’s public transport company GVB is very popular with visitors to Amsterdam. With this ticket, you can easily use local transport (metro, bus, tram) in the Amsterdam city area . It is very cheap compared to other European metropolises. More information about other tickets, online tickets, tickets for children … in our travel guide

How much does a single ticket cost for public transport in Amsterdam?

There is no classic single ticket for Amsterdam public transport. Single journeys can be paid for with the “OV / E- Purse card”. It works in a similar way to a prepaid mobile phone card. You can load an amount of money onto this card at a machine. You can then use this credit to pay for local transport. A reloadable, anonymous e-purse card (without passport photo) costs 7.50 euros (without credit).  It is easier to use local transport with a day or multi-day ticket.

Where can I buy local transport tickets in Amsterdam?

You can buy local transport tickets in Amsterdam at vending machines or sales points of the local transport company GVB. You can also buy many tickets online. This saves time and stress in Amsterdam. You can find more information and our tips on buying tickets in our Amsterdam travel guide.

Is the GVB Day Ticket Amsterdam valid on the Schiphol Airport Express Bus 397?

The regular GVB day pass does not include the airport transfer by express bus or train. However, you can buy a combined ticket consisting of a day ticket for public transport + airport transfer (express bus or train). This combined ticket is called the “ Amsterdam Travel Ticket ”.

Is an airport transfer included with the Amsterdam Travel Ticket?

With the “Amsterdam Travel Ticket” you can use the following unlimited transfer options to and from Schiphol Airport :

  • Train travel in 2nd class on NS trains between Schiphol Amsterdam station and any station in Amsterdam (Amstel, Bijlmer Arena, Amsterdam Centraal Central Station, Holendrecht, Lelylaan, Muiderpoort, RAI, Science Park, Sloterdijk, Zuid and Duivendrech)
  • Amsterdam Airport Express (Bus 397) and Niteliner (Bus N97)

Dr P. C. Sunil

I was a tourist in Amsterdam and lived in the DAM square area from 28th September 2019 to 1st October 2019. I request you to please issue a 12 hour ticket for 4.0 Euro. The 24 hour ticket which I bought for 8 Euro becomes a bit redundant since trams are not there in the late hours up to early morning. We usually party till about 2 am and then the walk back from Bull Dog Palace at Leidseplein Square to Dam Square becomes arduous and dangerous since we are not in our senses. I used line 2, 14, 24 and 26 extensively during our stay there.

moh ali fais

good information

Tulipa

Liebes Amsterdam Travel Guide Team,

erstmal Kompliment! Sehr gute Seite mit hilfreichen und übersichtlichen Informationen.

Wo finde ich eine Liste aller Teilnehmer wie Geschäfte, Kultureinrichtungen und Restaurants usw. die den 25% Rabatt durch die I Amsterdam Karte geben? Gibt es eventuell eine App oder ähnliches um auch die Standorte auf einer Karte zu sehen und eine gute Reise Route finden zu können? Falls nicht, wie kann ich Teilnehmer herausfinden? Oder muss ich in jedem Laden vor Ort einzeln nachfragen?

Vielen Dank im voraus! 🌷

travelguide.amsterdam

Hallo Egga, vielen Dank für Dein Kompliment. Das ist eine tolle Motivation, weiter an unserem Reiseführer zu arbeiten.

Es gibt eine App “I amsterdam city card” für Apple und Android Geräte. Diese kann man nach dem Kauf herunterladen und sieht dann alle teilnehmenden Geschäfte / Restaurants.

Viel Spaß in Amsterdam!

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Amsterdam Travel Ticket

Easy traveling across amsterdam, what's included.

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Unlimited travel

With the Amsterdam Travel Ticket, you can travel across Amsterdam without limits for the chosen days.

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Schiphol Airport by train

A 2nd class rail travel ticket between Amsterdam Schiphol Airport and any station in Amsterdam is included.

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Schiphol by Shuttle service

A shuttle service to and from Schiphol airport by the Amsterdam Airport Express (bus 397) and Niteliner (N97).

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Bus, tram, metro and ferries

With each ticket you can travel in all buses, trams, metros and ferries operated by GVB.

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A local map and suggestions for sightseeing is included, so you won't miss the highlights of Amsterdam.

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Discount for multiple days

Save money by buying a 2-day or 3-day ticket and get a discount up to %.

Your days in Amsterdam

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Explore Amsterdam in 1,2 or 3 days

Explore the canal rings to soak up the great atmosphere and find authentic shops. Visit the Rijksmuseum for some serious culture and the Anne Frank House for a touch of history. Go and have a drink in one of over 500 cafes and meet the locals.

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Been in Amsterdam before?

Have you been to Amsterdam before and you like some contrast, then jump on the ferry boat that leaves from Amsterdam Central Station at the waterfront exit of the station and head North. Enter the creative hub of Amsterdam Noord.

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Spend your days in Amsterdam in the best possible way

Easily cover the whole of Amsterdam with your 1, 2 or 3-day Amsterdam travel ticket. From Schiphol Airport you travel straight to the city center by train or bus. From there a tram or metro takes you wherever you want to go in Amsterdam.

Useful information

  • Please order your ticket online. After you have purchased your ticket, you will receive a voucher via email. With this voucher you can collect your 1-, 2- or 3-day Amsterdam Travel Ticket at any train station with a NS Tickets & Service desk and the blue/red ticket vending machines at Schiphol Airport or Amsterdam Central Station.
  • With the Amsterdam Travel Ticket, you may travel by train (2nd class) between Schiphol Amsterdam Airport and any of the following train stations in Amsterdam: Amstel, Bijlmer ArenA, Central Station, Holendrecht, Lelylaan, Muiderpoort, RAI, Sciencepark, Sloterdijk, Zuid, Duivendrecht. And in all GVB trams, day buses, night buses and metros.
  • 1-day (€ 18), 2-day (€ 24) and 3-day (€ 30) tickets are available.
  • Included is a handy map showing places of interest in Amsterdam.
  • Please note this is not a 24 hour ticket: a ticket is valid from the moment you check in for the first time until 04:00 the next morning.

Special terms and conditions

  • Only available for 2nd class.
  • The Amsterdam Travel Ticket is not valid on Eurostar and Nightjet.
  • This ticket is valid for 1, 2 or 3 consecutive days. A day in this context begins at 00:00 AM and ends the next day at 04:00 AM. The validity starts from the moment you check in.
  • Unlimited travel to and from Schiphol Airport by NS train to any station in Amsterdam and by the Amsterdam Airport Express (bus 397).
  • Unlimited travel for all GVB trams, day buses, night buses and metros.
  • GVB, recognizable in the colors white and blue, provides you with: tram, bus, metro and public ferries.
  • The tickets are non-refundable.
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Amsterdam Travel Tickets: information and tickets

The city of Amsterdam is a tapestry of winding canals, historical landmarks, and vibrant cultural scenes. To truly experience what this city has to offer, getting around efficiently is key. That’s where the Amsterdam Travel Ticket comes into play, an essential for any traveler. In this blog, we’ll explore how the ticket works, the benefits it offers, and some insider tips to make the most of your journey.

What is the Amsterdam Travel Ticket?

The Amsterdam Travel Ticket is a public transport pass specifically designed for visitors to the city. It provides unlimited travel across Amsterdam’s extensive network of trams, buses, metros, and ferries operated by GVB (Gemeentelijk Vervoerbedrijf), as well as train travel between Schiphol Airport and any station in Amsterdam. Available in 1 – 7-day variants, the ticket caters to the duration of your stay, ensuring you have the freedom to explore the city to the fullest.

Seamless Convenience from the Start

From the moment you land at Schiphol Airport, the Amsterdam Travel Ticket becomes your travel companion. The easy-to-use ticket eliminates the hassle of navigating a new public transport system or dealing with foreign currency. It’s not just about ease; it’s also about economy. By combining airport transfers with city transportation, the ticket saves you both time and money.

The Benefits: Beyond Unlimited Travel

While the unlimited travel provision is the main attraction, the benefits of the Amsterdam Travel Ticket extend beyond just getting from point A to B.

Dive Into the Heart of Amsterdam

With the travel ticket, you are not just buying transport; you’re buying time – more time at the Rijksmuseum, more time enjoying a coffee by the canal, and more time immersing yourself in the historic De Pijp neighborhood. You’re free from the constraints of ticket lines and loose change, empowered to enjoy a spontaneous journey through Amsterdam.

A Greener Way to Travel

Amsterdam is one of Europe’s greenest cities, and by using the public transport network, you’re contributing to a sustainable future. The city’s commitment to eco-friendly transport is reflected in their clean and efficient public transport system, which you’ll be utilizing extensively with the Amsterdam Travel Ticket.

Essential Tips for Using Your Travel Ticket

To ensure you make the most of your Amsterdam Travel Ticket, here are some insider tips and tricks:

  • Plan Your Routes: While spontaneous trips are exciting, having a rough plan can help. Use apps and online resources to check tram and metro times, so you’re less likely to miss the last ride home.
  • Off-Peak Perks: Consider traveling during off-peak hours. Not only will you avoid the crowds, but you’ll also experience a more laid-back Amsterdam, as the city reveals a different side when it’s not bustling with commuters.
  • Check the Validity: Make sure to check the validity each day. The ticket works on a consecutive day basis from the first check-in, not a 24-hour cycle, so be mindful of when you start using it.
  • Cultural Combinations: Combine your travel ticket with cultural passes like the I amsterdam City Card for an even richer experience. While the travel ticket covers your transport, the city card can offer discounts and free entry to various attractions.
  • Keep it Safe: Treat your ticket like cash. If it’s lost or stolen, it’s gone, so store it in a secure spot and always check you have it before leaving any location.
  • Embrace the Full Experience: Lastly, remember that the ticket is more than a pass – it’s a key to unlock the real Amsterdam. Use it to explore lesser-known neighborhoods, local markets, and the city’s diverse culinary scene.

The Amsterdam Travel Ticket is more than just a convenience; it’s your passport to discovery in this enchanting city. Whether you’re marveling at the artistry of Van Gogh, cycling along the Amstel River, or enjoying a herring from a street market, the freedom afforded by this ticket allows for a fully immersive Amsterdam experience. So grab your ticket and get ready for an unforgettable adventure in the heart of the Netherlands.

What visitors of Amsterdam say

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Jochem de Boer

Purchased a 3-day Amsterdam Travel Ticket and it was a game-changer! It made moving around the city a breeze. I zipped between museums, parks, and markets without once fumbling for change or worrying about fare zones. Plus, it included the train to and from Schiphol, which was super convenient. Highly recommend for any tourist!

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Eva Veenstra

The 5-day Travel Ticket was my best investment in Amsterdam. It saved me so much time and money. As someone who loves spontaneous adventures, the ease of hopping on and off public transport without the hassle of buying individual tickets was fantastic. The coverage is extensive, and I even discovered charming neighborhoods I wouldn’t have found otherwise!

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Linda Jansen

I was initially skeptical about getting a 7-day Amsterdam Travel Ticket, but it proved invaluable. Not only did it cover all my transport needs within the city, including the tram and metro, but it also simplified my travel to the airport. It’s a no-brainer for tourists who want a smooth, no-fuss experience. Thumbs up!

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Getting to Amsterdam from Schiphol Airport

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Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) is a major international airport which lies 17km south-west of central Amsterdam. It offers excellent transport connections including a railway station directly under the airport.

For many passengers the train is the cheapest and most convenient way of getting to Amsterdam city centre. Below we compare all the possible travel and ticket options – by train, bus and taxi.

Schiphol Airport to Amsterdam summary (2024 prices)

1. TRAIN: NS (Dutch Railways) train from Schiphol Airport to Amsterdam Central (single €5.90 including €1 surcharge for a disposable ticket, 15-20 mins). Book e-tickets here

2. TRAIN+METRO: NS train from Schiphol to Amsterdam Zuid (single €4.30 including €1 surcharge, 7 mins) where you can connect onto the metro (single €3.40).

3. BUS: Amsterdam Airport Express Bus 397 (Connexxion-RNET) from Schiphol Plaza to Amsterdam Elandsgracht (single €6.50 , open return €11.75 , 30 mins). Also, GVB bus 369 Schiphol to Amsterdam Sloterdijk (single €3.40, 40 mins). Note neither bus goes to Amsterdam Central.

Multi-day transport tickets useful for visitors:

Holland Travel Ticket: 1 day ticket ( €70 /€48 off-peak) valid on all Dutch public transport. Only good for longer journeys around the Netherlands and/or if using multiple transport companies.

TAXI: Standard metered fare will be €45-€60 to central Amsterdam; fixed fare discounts offered by some companies. Book a taxi at a fixed rate with Sneleentaxi

UBER: Ride-hailing app Uber is present in Amsterdam and airport-city transfers cost around €62 (Uber Black) and €39 (UberX).

1. Schiphol Airport to Amsterdam by NS train

All Schiphol passenger arrival points (exits 1-4) are a short walk to the main station hall. Dutch Railways (NS) runs trains to Amsterdam Central station up to 10 times per hour between 0600 and 0100. There are also night trains running once an hour on the hour between 0200 and 0500.

There are 6 underground platforms at Schiphol with trains to Amsterdam normally departing from platforms 1-2 or 3. You can go down to the platforms by escalator or stairs from the station hall.

schiphol airport escalators to rail platforms

How much does it cost? One-way tickets to Amsterdam Central cost €5.90 standard 2nd class or €9.33 in 1st class – these prices include the €1 surcharge for buying a disposable ticket. The standard Schiphol-Amsterdam 2nd class fare is thus €4.90 .

Do not buy a return ticket (2x single fare) unless you are coming back to the airport on the same day. Children aged 4-11 can travel on a “Railrunner” ticket which costs €2.50 (+ €1 surcharge for a disposable ticket) and is valid the whole day in 2nd class on the rail network. Children 0-3 travel free.

You can buy e-tickets here

and hop directly onto the train at Schiphol, scan your barcode to open the gates at Amsterdam Central.

Alternatively, you could buy the Amsterdam Travel Ticket (which includes the airport train trip + unlimited GVB transport in Amsterdam) or the Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket (which also includes unlimited transport in the entire Amsterdam region). See below for more detailed info.

The complex OV-chip card system is in use on Dutch railways and this means it is mandatory to check-in and check-out of your journey using the yellow card readers or gates. At Schiphol the card reader poles are located around the station hall before going down to the platforms.

If you are on a short visit to Amsterdam it’s probably best to stick with disposable single tickets or buy one of the good value multi-day tickets .

For regular visitors or those wanting to use a lot of public transport you could consider buying an anonymous OV-chip card . This plastic card costs €7.50 to purchase and will last 4-5 years. It’s possible to load travel credit onto the card which can be used on trains and all other public transportation in the Netherlands. Be aware that the cards always require a minimum of €20 credit for using the train.

You can now also check-in and -out using contactless debit/credit cards/mobile using the OVPay system. The standard fare is charged to your card.

For more tips and tricks on buying train tickets in the Netherlands see our detailed guide: How To Buy A Dutch Train Ticket

Buying train tickets at Schiphol Airport: You can buy disposable train tickets at either the ‘ Train tickets & Services’ desk or at the yellow/blue automatic ticket machines .

train tickets desk amsterdam schiphol airport

The ticket machines can be found dotted around the station hall – plus a couple in the luggage reclaim area as well. The touch screen display is available in both Dutch and English.

amsterdam schiphol station hall

The front page of the machines has a quick one-press option for tickets to Amsterdam Central – you do need to specify the date of your journey.

The ticket machines accept payment by debit and credit cards (V-Pay, Maestro, Mastercard, Visa and American Express) using pin and/or contactless. The machines also accept euro coins (change given) but euro banknotes are NOT accepted.

The ticket desk does accept euro cash payment by notes/coins and also accepts debit and credit cards as described above.

Which train? Train departure information can be found on the large screen above the ticket desk and on smaller triple screens around the station hall and platforms. For timetables check the ns.nl website – free WiFi is available at Schiphol – or the printed yellow boards.

schiphol airport rail station hall

If going to Amsterdam Central station (Amsterdam Centraal) make sure you get on the correct train!

Trains going to Amsterdam Zuid (see below), Amsterdam RAI or Amsterdam Bijlmer-ArenA use a different route and DO NOT go to Central station. Every day quite a number of people get on the wrong train and the odd lost soul ends up in Utrecht! If you have taken the wrong train then get out at Amsterdam Bijlmer-ArenA where a Sprinter train can take you back up to Amsterdam Centraal.

Which station in Amsterdam? Familiarise yourself with our Amsterdam Rail Network Map

With a checked-in OV-chip card or ticket, you can get on any domestic train between Schiphol and Amsterdam Central. Sprinter and Intercity trains generally make stops at Amsterdam Lelylaan and Amsterdam Sloterdijk stations before reaching Amsterdam Central in just under 20 minutes.

The comfortable Intercity Direct trains run 5x hourly non-stop taking 15 minutes between Schiphol and Amsterdam. If possible we recommend taking this train from Schiphol to Amsterdam as it has good luggage racks.

intercity direct train at schiphol airport

Note, if travelling from Schiphol to Rotterdam on the Intercity Direct (which uses the high-speed track) you must pay an extra supplement of €2.90, although this can be occasionally waived for various reasons, check for announcements. No supplement is required between Schiphol and Amsterdam.

On the journey to/from the airport please watch your belongings as opportunist thieves and pickpockets are known to occasionally operate along the route.

At Amsterdam Centraal station the airport trains mainly arrive and depart from platforms 13, 14 and 15 at the northern waterfront side (IJ-side) of the station. From the platform go down the stairs or escalators and check-out with your ticket or OV-chip card at the gate barriers.

amsterdam central station - Ij side (waterfront)

Taxis and ferries are found on the waterfront side; head towards the opposite southern exit for the city centre, trams and metro.

2. Train to Amsterdam Zuid then North-South Metro Line

An alternative route to the city is to take the train from Schiphol Airport to Amsterdam Zuid (2nd class €4.30 , 1st class €6.61 including the €1 disposable ticket) and then connect onto the North-South metro line M52 . The train trip takes just 7 minutes to Zuid with up to 12x hourly services.

At Amsterdam Zuid you can get onto the North-South metro which runs towards Amsterdam North through the central spine of the city. Stops can be made at Europaplein (RAI), De Pijp, Vijzelgracht, Rokin (Dam Square/Spui), Amsterdam Central and onto Amsterdam North. See Amsterdam Metro Map

amsterdam central metro station

The best way to do this is booking the Amsterdam Travel Ticket (see below for more info) which covers both the train and metro journeys on a single ticket. Otherwise you will have to buy separate rail and metro tickets.

In terms of metro tickets, there is the a GVB 1 hour ticket ( €3.40 ), a Bus Tram Metro BTM 1.5 hour ticket ( €6.50 ) or the better value GVB multi-day tickets.

GVB multi-day tickets are valid on a full 24 hour basis ranging from 1 day ( €9 ) to 7 days ( €41 ); children’s 1 day ticket ( €4.50 ). Book GVB multi-day tickets online here for pick-up at GVB service points at Amsterdam Zuid or Amsterdam Central stations.

Hopefully the metro will be extended to the airport in the coming years meaning passengers can use GVB tickets without having to buy a separate rail ticket.

3. Amsterdam Airport Express Bus 397

The Amsterdam Airport Express 397 bus service (operated by Connexion/R-NET) runs from bus stop B15 at Schiphol Plaza, just outside the main station hall.

amsterdam airport express bus 397

These red buses depart up to 8x hourly to Amsterdam city centre – with various stops including Olympic Stadium, Museumplein and Leidseplein – finally terminating at Amsterdam Elandsgracht bus station. This bus option is convenient for visitors staying around the Museum quarter or Leidseplein. Please note, the bus does not go to Amsterdam Central station .

The journey takes just over 30 minutes and buses operate from 0500 to 0030. Screens at the airport bus stop will show the next departure. A single Bus Tram Metro (BTM) ticket costs €6.50 , an open return which can be used within 14 days costs €11.75 . A children’s ticket (aged 4-11) is just €1 .

amsterdam airport express ticket

Tickets can also be purchased (with card only) either from the driver or at the Public Transport Service & Tickets minibus tucked away near the hotel shuttle bus stops A5-A7.

schiphol transport tickets minivan

The Amsterdam Travel Ticket and Amsterdam & Region Ticket are also both valid for the 397 bus. Note, GVB tickets are NOT valid for the 397 service.

The standard distance fare for this trip is around €4.21 if using a personal or anonymous OV-chip card or OVPay.

There is a small space for luggage on board the bus.

Night bus service N97 Niteliner runs hourly during the night (0100 to 0500) between Schiphol Plaza and Amsterdam Elandsgracht. Ticket prices are as above.

Alternative GVB airport bus to Sloterdijk : GVB is the main transport company for Amsterdam including trams, metro and buses. Unfortunately GVB only has 1 service connecting to Schiphol – GVB bus 369 (R-NET-branded) Schiphol Plaza to Amsterdam Sloterdijk station which runs 2-4x per hour. This bus does not go to Amsterdam Central station. This journey takes 40 minutes compared to 11 minutes with the train.

gvb bus 369 schiphol airport to amsterdam sloterdijk

Cheapskate’s tip: The cheapest way to get from Schiphol to Amsterdam is to buy a 1 hour GVB ticket ( €3.40 ) and take GVB bus 369 to Sloterdijk then immediately connect onto GVB bus 22 to Amsterdam Central; or tram 12 to the Museumplein area. Bus 369 could also be of use to those with a GVB multi-day tickets. However we still recommend taking the much faster train!

4. Amsterdam Travel Ticket

This 1, 2 or 3 day ticket combines the airport train or bus journey with an unlimited GVB travel around Amsterdam . If you are on a short visit and also plan to use public transport in Amsterdam this ticket could be useful. You can purchase the Amsterdam Travel Ticket here .

It offers unlimited travel for NS train journeys between Schiphol Airport and any station in Amsterdam (Central, Amstel, Bijlmer-ArenA, Duivendrecht, Holendrecht, Lelylaan, Muiderpoort, RAI, Sciencepark, Sloterdijk or Zuid). This also includes any train journeys between the mentioned Amsterdam stations.

intercity direct train seats

You also get unlimited travel on the Amsterdam Airport Express bus 397 and unlimited GVB transport travel which can be used on all GVB trams, buses, metro and night buses in the Amsterdam metropolitan area.

Ticket costs are €18 (1 day), €24 (2 days) and €30 (3 days).

Note that validity of the card is on a ‘day’ basis, not ’24 hours’ and cards expire at 0400 the following morning of the last valid day. You must make the return journey back to the airport before expiry! This means the card is best suited to those who activate it earlier in the day and who will return to the airport during the late afternoon/evening.

For example, if you activate the 1 day card anytime on a Wednesday (0000-2359) the card will expire on Thursday morning at 0400. Likewise, a 2/3 day card activated on a Wednesday would expire on Friday/Saturday at 0400, respectively.

So those activating in the morning could make good use of the card; those activating in the evening would get limited hours so it’s frankly not worth it in that case – buy separate train and transport tickets instead. For more see our detailed article on public transport tickets in Amsterdam

The Amsterdam Travel Ticket works using the OV-chip system so you must check-in and check-out for every journey taken.

You receive a voucher and simply pick up your pre-purchased tickets at the following points: NS ticket & service desks at at Amsterdam Schiphol airport , Amsterdam Central Station or Amsterdam Sloterdijk ; at the GVB service points at Amsterdam Zuid , Amsterdam Bijlmer-Arena or Amsterdam Noord .

You can also purchase this ticket at the following points at Schiphol: NS Tickets & Service desk, Iamsterdam Visitor Centre (Schiphol Plaza Arrivals 2), Public Transport Service & Tickets minibus (stops A5-A7), AKO newsagents or the “Public Transport tickets” machine (cards only) near the escalator to platform 1/2. You can also buy this ticket at NS Tickets & Service (Amsterdam Central) and GVB Tickets & Info points.

This ticket could be useful for those staying at Schiphol airport hotels wanting to visit the city each day. It could also be handy if you are staying at Amsterdam Sloterdijk or Amsterdam Bijlmer-Arena.

If staying longer than 3 days you could always consider buying 2 sets of tickets and using them consecutively.

travel tickets amsterdam

5. Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket

This is a (multi)day ticket which is valid on all public transport in the greater Amsterdam region . This includes NS trains, all regional buses (Connexxion, EBS and Arriva 858 Schiphol-Keukenhof service) and all GVB Amsterdam buses, metro and trams. It is valid for the airport train trip and the 397 bus.

Ticket costs are €21.00 (1 day), €31.50 (2 days) and €40.50 (3 days).

As with the Amsterdam Travel Ticket, it is valid on a “calendar day basis” only rather than 24 hours. The card is activated on first check-in and expires at 0400 in the morning after the last valid day. You must check-in and check-out for each journey taken.

Once again, you could consider buying more than 1 ticket if you are staying longer than 3 days/2 nights – or mix and match with the Amsterdam Travel Ticket or GVB multi-day tickets, depending on your itinerary.

This ticket is good if you are planning to take side trips outside of Amsterdam. The ticket region includes the Waterland fishing villages area, Zaanse Schans/Industrial Heritage area, Amsterdam beaches, Keukenhof flowers area, Castles/Garden area and the New Land area.

The ticket is available at Iamsterdam Visitor Centres plus Connexxion, EBS, GVB and NS ticket offices. It can also be purchased at the “Public Transport tickets” machine near the escalator to platform 1/2 or the ‘Public Transport Service & Tickets’ minibus (stops A5-A7).

transport ticket machines amsterdam schiphol airport

6. Holland Travel Ticket

This ticket was introduced to make it easier for visitors to navigate the Netherlands on one single ticket. It is valid for 1 day on all Dutch public transport in the country including trains (2nd class), buses, trams and metro. It can be bought at the desk or ticket machines at the train station and is a disposable OV-chip card. You must check-in and check-out for each journey leg.

The standard Holland Travel Ticket costs €70 and can be used anytime during the day. The off-peak Holland Travel Ticket costs €48 and is not valid for travel during the 0630-0900 rush hour Mon-Fri – but can be used anytime at weekends.

If you plan to do a lot of travelling in the Netherlands on a single day (either in terms of distance or using different forms of transport) then this ticket could offer good value and saves you having to buy separate tickets each time. Don’t buy it if you just need to go to Amsterdam from Schiphol!

7. Taxi Schiphol-Amsterdam

Private taxi cabs in the Netherlands are not particularly cheap – the trip to the centre of Amsterdam will cost around €45 to €60 . That said, the cars are usually very comfortable (Mercedes sedan or similar) so this may be a good choice for business travellers, older visitors and small groups. For more detailed info, see Amsterdam taxis

amsterdam schiphol airport taxi stand

The official taxi stand at Amsterdam Schiphol is located just outside the main station hall slightly to the left. You can choose whichever taxi you want – you are not obliged to take the first car. The fare is calculated by meter and the journey should take between 25 and 45 minutes, depending on traffic.

Please be aware that illegal taxi touts are known to operate around the Schiphol Plaza area, often holding official-looking taxi signs and calling out “taxi”. Stick with the official taxi stand or use a pre-booked vehicle.

There are a number of private firms which can offer fixed rates to travel to/from Amsterdam Schiphol. The largest taxi firm in Amsterdam is TCA taxi (+31(0)20 7777777).

Sneleentaxi offers fixed fares to/from Schiphol airport to Amsterdam or any destination in the Netherlands. Book a taxi at fixed rate with Sneleentaxi

8. Uber Amsterdam Schiphol

Uber , the ride-hailing service app (uber.com) is available in Amsterdam in the form of UberBlack (original service with VIP taxis), UberVan (minivan) and UberX (lower cost version). Users can order a car through the mobile app and payment is automatically handled. Expect to pay €62 for UberBlack from airport to city centre; €39 for UberX.

RENTAL CARS : If you need to hire a car from Schiphol or Amsterdam, you can book with Discover Cars here which checks all the main sites.

Last updated 7 December 2023. This article was first published in 2008 and has been updated continuously since then. In 2008 a Schiphol-Amsterdam train ticket cost €3.80!

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Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket (ARTT) is a convenient ticket/ pass valid for 1-3 days of unlimited travel by bus, tram, metro and train in Amsterdam and surrounding areas.

Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket Prices in 2024:

The ticket is available for 1, 2 or 3 consecutive days.

Where is Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket valid?

Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket (ARTT) is valid for 1-3 days of unlimited travel by bus, night bus, tram, metro and train in Amsterdam and surrounding areas, including:

  • Bus line 397 from Schiphol Airport to the center of Amsterdam and train trip from Schiphol to any station in Amsterdam
  • Zaanse Schans
  • Keukenhof .

Inspirational tips : places to visit with Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket >>

Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket (ARTT) map

You can use this convenient map to see what is included in the Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket. Open the image in a new window to enlarge it. You can also download the map and public transport guide here .

Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket map in 2024

Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket map in 2024. You can find a full-size image at Iamsterdam.com official website.

Is Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket worth it?

If you’re planning to visit the most popular places in the Amsterdam area, the Amsterdam & Reigon Travel ticket will save you lots of money. For example, if you buy separate tickets, in 2024 they will cost:

  • 3 days ticket for public transport in Amsterdam – € 21
  • return bus ticket from Amsterdam RAI to Keukenhof – € 17
  • return train ticket from Amsterdam to Zandvoort – € 14
  • return bus ticket to the Zaanse Schans – € 11,50
  • return train ticket from and to the Schiphol airport – € 5,90 x 2

Total: € 75,30 without ARTT. With ARTT you will pay € 40,50 for three days – it’s two times cheaper. Order Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket >>

Traveling to Keukenhof with ARTT

During the Keukenhof opening season the Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket is also valid in bus lines:

  • 852 ( Amsterdam RAI – Keukenhof )
  • 858 ( Schiphol – Keukenhof )
  • 850 ( station Haarlem – Keukenhof ).

Using the Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket gives you even more advantages compared to the Keukenhof combi-ticket . With ARTT you don’t need to choose departure time and can be flexible.

You can also choose the Tulip Festival card , which includes the Keukenhof entrance tickets + ARTT + two audio guides + 10% discount on museum tickets.

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How long is Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket valid?

Tickets/ passes are valid for 1, 2 or 3 calendar days. The ticket is valid from the first time you check in until 04:00 hours after the last valid day.

Amsterdam & Region Travel ticket (ARTT). 3 days train and public transport pass in the Netherlands

How to travel with Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket?

After you order the Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket , you can collect it from a variety of locations, including on arrival at Schiphol Airport. Travel from Schiphol to Amsterdam and back is included in this ticket.

The Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket is a single-use smart ticket (called an OV-chipkaart). You have to check in and out with your card every time you enter and leave a bus, tram, train or metro. Learn more about using public transport in Amsterdam .

Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket is valid for 1, 2 or 3 calendar days from the first check in. The day begins at 0:00 on the day of check in and ends at 04:00 after the last valid day.

Is Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket the same as I amsterdam city card?

No, I amsterdam city card is a different card that gives a free access to 70+ museums, the Amsterdam’s top attractions and free public transport in Amsterdam. Here you can learn more about I amsterdam city card .

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Can I travel from Amsterdam to Utrecht, Giethoorn , Maastricht with ARTT?

No, Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket is valid in Amsterdam and surrounding areas. Please check the map above to see where you can travel with the Amsterdam & Region Travel ticket.

Is there a special Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket for children?

No, unfortunately Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket is not available as a kids ticket. You can only buy it at the full price.

The good news is that children younger than 4 can use public transport in the Nethernalds for free. And children from 4 to 11 years old travel at a reduced price. Every transportation company has a separate ticket for kids. Those are mostly daily ticket:

  • in Amsterdam a daily GVB kids ticket costs € 4,50
  • NS (train) daily ticket called Railrunner costs € 2,50
  • Connexxion bus ticket for children costs € 1,00 a day.

Learn more:

  • How to use public transport in the Netherlands
  • How to use public transport in Amsterdam
  • How to travel by train in the Netherlands

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Unveiling the Beauty of Amsterdam and Beyond with the Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket

Unveiling the Beauty of Amsterdam and Beyond with the Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket

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Welcome to the ultimate guide to unlocking the treasures of Amsterdam and its picturesque surroundings using the Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket. Amsterdam, with its rich history, vibrant culture, and stunning architecture, is undoubtedly a city worth exploring.

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  • The most AMAZING Day Trips from Amsterdam

However, there’s more to this region than meets the eye. This comprehensive ticket allows you to venture beyond the city limits, unveiling a world of enchanting Dutch villages, breathtaking countryside, and renowned attractions such as the Zaanse Schans and Keukenhof Gardens.

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  • The Amsterdam & Travel Ticket is an unlimited public transport card .
  • You choose the duration of 1, 2, or 3 consecutive days from the first day of use. Only then is it activated.
  • Here you have unlimited access to all of Amsterdam’s public transport operated by GVB, as well as intercity buses operated by EBS and Connexxion.
  • The Amsterdam & Travel Ticket is ideal for day trips around Amsterdam , such as the historic villages of Zaanse Schans, Volendam, Edam, Marken, Hoorn, and Monnickendam.
  • The historic city of Haarlem and the Amsterdam Castles region, such as Amsterdam Castle Muiderslot and the Dutch Fortress Museum in Naarden.
  • The tickets are also valid on the NS trains of the Amsterdam region.
  • All destinations and stations included in Amsterdam & Region Travel Tickets

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The Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket in a Nutshell

Imagine having the freedom to explore Amsterdam and its neighboring regions without any transport constraints. The Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket provides just that. This ticket allows unlimited travel on not only GVB services but also regional buses operated by Connexxion and EBS within the Amsterdam area. Whether you’re a history enthusiast, nature lover, or simply seeking new experiences, this ticket caters to all your travel needs.

Versatility and Flexibility of the Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket

One of the key advantages of the Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket is its flexibility. You can choose between 1, 2, or 3 consecutive days , making it suitable for various travel itineraries. Whether you’re planning a quick weekend getaway or a more extended exploration of the region, this ticket has you covered.

How to purchase and use the Amsterdam & Region Travel?

Getting started is a breeze. You can purchase your Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket online , ensuring a hassle-free arrival in Amsterdam. Upon your arrival, collecting your GVB ticket is a convenient process, with designated collection points. Your card activates the moment you use it for the first time, and it remains valid for the duration you’ve chosen . Plus, there’s the added peace of mind with free cancellation available up to 24 hours in advance .

What is the difference between the Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket and the Amsterdam Travel Ticket?

As they are VERY similar in name, these two options for Amsterdam’s public transport cards can cause confusion. However, there are stark differences between the two options.

While the Amsterdam Travel Ticket is an unlimited public transport card for the city of Amsterdam only and includes the round trip to/from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport , the Amsterdam & REGION Travel Ticket gives you access to numerous buses and trains to visit other cities in the Amsterdam region .

So when you make your purchase, make sure you get the ideal transport card for your trip. Below you can see a clear comparison between the two options:

What’s Included in Your Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket?

The Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket offers an extensive range of travel options:

  • Trams: Explore the city’s charming streets and iconic sights via an extensive tram network.
  • Buses: Reach destinations within and outside Amsterdam conveniently by bus operated by GVB, EBS and Connexxion
  • Metros: The city’s efficient metro system ensures quick and easy transportation.
  • Ferries: Discover Amsterdam’s waterways and cross them effortlessly using the city’s ferry services.
  • Trains: Use the comfortable NS trains that run within the Amsterdam Region, including from the airport.

Additionally, this ticket includes a round-trip Airport Express Transfer. Whether you’re arriving or departing, you can count on the day bus 397 and night bus N97 to connect you from various stops in Amsterdam to Schiphol Airport. This seamless transportation is made possible through partnerships with Amsterdam Transport companies GVB, EBS, and Connexxion.

The main Day-Trips with Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket

Do you want to get excited about the possibilities that the Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket can offer you? Here are the top destinations for Day Trips from Amsterdam using ONLY your Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket.

Zaanse Schans: The Windmill Village

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Every spring, a single place gets a lot of attention inside and outside the Netherlands: Keukenhof. The largest tulip garden in the world opens its doors to thousands of visitors. Due to its proximity to Amsterdam, Keukenhof has become the number one destination for day trips from the Dutch capital.

With your Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket, you can also take part in this adventure and get to know one of the most impressive gardens in the world up close. From Amsterdam, there are several buses to Keukenhof.

  • Buses 357 and 358 , operated by Connexxion, leave from Amsterdam.
  • Buses 852 and 858, operated by Connexxion, leave from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

On the Connexxion website, you can find a timetable and stop plan for the buses. Remember that all Connexxion buses are included in the Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket .

If you would still prefer to travel between Amsterdam and Keukenhof separately, here you can find a flexible bus ticket that includes not only the return journey (with no fixed timetable) but also the entrance ticket to Keukenhof.

Haarlem: A Beautiful Historic Town

Haarlem

Much more than just an old town, Haarlem is a historic city that invites you to wander through its cobblestone streets adorned with remarkable buildings and hidden courtyards . Admire the stunning architecture of the Grote Kerk, a majestic Gothic cathedral at the heart of the city for your next day trips.

Enjoy retail therapy in charming boutiques and explore local markets. Relax in picturesque parks for fresh air and savor the culinary delights of cozy cafés and restaurants. Haarlem guarantees an unforgettable day trip from Amsterdam brimming with charm, history, art, and culinary experiences. Plus, a ride from Amsterdam City Center to Haarlem only takes about 20 minutes , and you’ll be able to witness the stunning Dutch countryside.

From Amsterdam, buses 80 and 346 take you from Amsterdam to the historic center of Haarlem.

On the Connexxion website , you’ll find the timetable and stops to the charming city of Haarlem.

The Connexxion buses that take you to Haarlem are included in the Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket .

However, if you prefer to book this trip separately, t he NS train will take you to Haarlem by train ( 1st or 2nd class). Remember that this is a single ticket , you have to buy the return.

Known as Amsterdam's Beaches: Zandvoort Beach & IJmuide Beach

Zandvoort Beach

Known as Amsterdam Beaches, Zandvoort Beach and IJmuide Beach are the destinations for visitors of Amsterdam who want to walk on the sand, practice sports like kiteboarding and sailing, or simply enjoy a nice summer day . The journey to the beach or the harbor takes about an hour by bus or train. This is included in the Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket.

  • The journey from Amsterdam to Zandvoort Beach takes about 50 minutes and can be done by train or bus. The journey includes a short walk of about 800 meters to reach the beach. Zandvoort Beach is included in the list of destinations in the Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket.
  • The journey from Amsterdam to IJmuide Beach takes about 1:20 hours and can be done by train or bus. The journey includes a short walk of about 1.3 km to reach the beach. IJmuide Beach is included in the list of destinations in the Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket.

If you prefer to secure this day trip from Amsterdam, this Round-Bus-Ticket goes directly to Zandvoort Beach .

Marken, Volendam, and Edam: The North Sea Harbor Villages

Beautiful classic Edam canal scene

North of Amsterdam are three historic towns: Marken, Volendam, and Edam. Because of their proximity, it is possible to visit all three in one day if you don’t want to see all their attractions. You can also choose just one of them to spend the day and get to know a charming Dutch village’s history, particularities, and curiosities.

Volendam is a Dutch town that surprises with its seafood dishes, wooden traditional houses, and numerous fishing boats in the harbor. Among the three villages, this is the largest and has numerous restaurants, souvenir stores, museums, a cheese factory, and a beautiful promenade to walk.

Edam is considered a medieval city, but you may also recognize that the famous Edamer cheese comes precisely from this region, so expect great cheese shops open all year. However, the most famous is the cheese market, which occurs every year from the beginning of July until the end of August.

Marken is an island connected to the mainland by a bridge known as an old Fishing Village. With historic houses and architecture barely changing in the last centuries, Marken is perfect for those who want to take pictures and see breathtaking landscapes. Although it is a small town, you will find some charming restaurants, museums, and shops here.

  • Beemster UNESCO World Heritage: Bus 305
  • Edam Smalltown Harbour: Bus 314
  • Volendam Smalltown Harbour: Bus 316, Bus 817
  • Monnickendam Smalltown Harbour : Bus 315
  • Marken Smalltown Harbour: Bus 315
  • Hoorn Historical Centre Bus: 314

All the villages mentioned here can be accessed using your Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket. You can visit many of them i n a single day or leave them to be explored one by one on separate days . On the Connexxion website, you can see each timetable and stop plan in detail.

However, if you prefer, you can visit the water region with the EBS one-day bus ticket.

Remember that the EBS buses are also included in the Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket .

Amstelveen: The Netherlands' Fairytale Village

church in Amstelveen, Netherlands

A real Amsterdam insider tip is Amstelveen, which lies a little further south of the old city: close enough to get there quickly, but also far enough away to successfully escape the tourist crowds and the big city bustle. Amstelveen owes its existence to the Amstel River, which once played a crucial role in connecting Amsterdam with the rest of the Netherlands. Officially, Amstelveen is its own municipality and no longer even counts as part of Amsterdam. But over the years, Amsterdam has spread to Amstelveen’s doorstep, making the transition completely fluid. Amstelveen has developed into its own small town with many opportunities for recreation and entertainment and is considered one of the greenest places in the Netherlands.

To get to Amsterlveen Center you can take the Amsterdam Metro (5 & 25), operated by GVB, which takes you to this incredible city. Remember that all transportation within Amsterdam is also included in the Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket .

A Visit to Medieval History: Muiderslot Castle

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Take a break from Amsterdam’s winding streets and canals and head 15 km south to Muiderslot Castle . The castle dates back to the 13th century and is a charming medieval site just a short drive from the city. Last restored in the 1950s, Muiderslot is now a national museum that presents tourists looking for a unique attraction with its m edieval architecture, gardens, idyllic location, water shield, and historical exhibits to include in their travel plans for Amsterdam.

Tickets to Muiderslot Castle are included in many passes but can also be purchased separately. Since it is one of the biggest attractions in Amsterdam, tickets to Muiderslot Castle can sell out very quickly. Therefore, you should book your tickets for Muiderslot Castle well in advance. To get to Muiderslot Castle, you can use the Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket.

Using Amsterdam’s metro and public transport buses, operated by GVB, you can embark on a journey to explore Castle Muiderslot . In addition to the Castle, you’ll also find the Fortress Island Pampus and the old port of Huizen nearby. Many attractions around that the Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket allows you to explore.

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Where can the Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket take you?

With the Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket in hand, a treasure trove of destinations becomes accessible to you. You can effortlessly journey between the following stations in Amsterdam and the Amsterdam Region:

For those visiting during the Keukenhof Season , this ticket also extends its coverage to routes leading to Keukenhof from various locations. This makes it an ideal choice for flower enthusiasts eager to witness the world-famous Dutch flower fields in all their blooming glory.

What is not included in the Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket?

While the Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket provides extensive coverage within Amsterdam and its neighboring regions, it’s essential to understand its limitations:

  • National Train Travel: The ticket does not include travel on the national train (NS/Dutch railway). Outside the Amsterdam Region Ticket.

Where to collect the Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket?

Convenience is at the core of the Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket. You can collect your Amsterdam GVB Ticket at various locations, including:

  • Schiphol Airport: Look for machines at Schiphol Airport Plaza, available 24/7. You’ll find them at the top of the escalator to train platforms 1 and 2 or at the top of the escalator to train platforms 5 and 6. Alternatively, exchange your voucher at the NS Service & Ticket shops, also open 24/7.
  • Amsterdam Central Station (Canal Side): Discover grey, red, and blue machines at IJzijde, available 24/7. Alternatively, visit the NS Service & Ticket shops at Ijzijde, open from 7:00 AM to 9:00 PM daily.
  • City Center: Explore NS Service & Ticket shops, open 24/7, or GVB Service & Tickets, open from 8:30 AM to 7:00 PM daily.
  • Amsterdam Sloterdijk: Visit NS Service & Ticket shops, open from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM daily.
  • Amsterdam Bijlmer Arena: Head to GVB Service & Tickets at Station Bijlmer, open from 8:30 AM to 7:00 PM (Monday to Friday) and 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM (Saturday and Sunday).
  • Amsterdam South: Stop by GVB Service & Tickets at Station Zuid, open from 8:30 AM to 7:00 PM (Monday to Friday) and 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM (Saturday and Sunday).
  • Amsterdam North: Conveniently access GVB Service & Tickets at Station Noord, open from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM daily.

Is the Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket worth it?

The Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket is your key to an extensive network that not only covers Amsterdam’s city center but also its breathtaking surroundings . Whether you’re fascinated by historic villages, eager to explore picturesque landscapes, or simply want to immerse yourself in Dutch culture, this ticket provides unlimited public transport to make your journey a breeze .

Now that you’re equipped with the knowledge of this incredible ticket, secure yours online, and get ready for an unforgettable Dutch adventure . From the heart of Amsterdam to the tranquil beauty of its region, your exploration awaits. Don’t miss the chance to experience the very best of the Netherlands with the Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket.

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Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket

Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket 1, 2 or 3 day

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€  21,00 – €  40,50

Discover Amsterdam and the surrounding area with the Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket – a special 1, 2 or 3 day public transport pass valid on metros, trams and buses operated by GVB, Connexxion and EBS and NS trains

This ticket will be delivered by post. Keep this in mind when you place your order! (we will charge extra costs when canceling)

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Discover Amsterdam and the surrounding area with the Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket – a special 1, 2 or 3 day public transport pass valid on metros, trams and buses operated by GVB, Connexxion and EBS and NS trains.

Public transport pass for Amsterdam & the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area

The greater Amsterdam area offers so much more than just the big city sights . The Amsterdam & Region Travel ticket lets you explore the beaches of Zandvoort, Edam’s cheese market, the Aalsmeer flower auction, Keukenhof Gardens and traditional villages like Volendam and Zaanse Schans with a single 1 day public transport pass . When you purchase this ticket, you’ll also get a public transport guide for the Amsterdam region (PDF) filled with useful tips and sightseeing highlights . If you go to the Information Center of Batavia Stad Fashion Outlet with your ARTT ticket, you will receive a VIP day pass that gives you an additional 10% discount on outlet prices at participating brands.

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The Ticket costs:

  • 1 day € 21,00
  • 2 days € 31,50
  • 3 days € 40,50
  • Webshop : We prefer to buy your ticket upfront in our webshop.

How to use the Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket

The Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket is valid for 1, 2 or 3 days on any of the routes listed on the public transport guide (PDF) . Using your Amsterdam & Region Day Ticket is easy:

  • Tickets are valid for 1, 2 or 3 day’s. Your ticket is activated the first time you check in on a tram, bus or metro.
  • You must check in and out with your card every time you enter and exit one of the vehicles.
  • Tickets are valid on all metro, tram and bus. In the lines operated by GVB, Connexxion and EBS, including night buses and NS trains.
  • If you have additional questions or your ticket appears to be defective, you can go to one of the sales locations listed above for assistance.

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10 reviews for Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket 1, 2 or 3 day

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Roland Gernhardt (verified owner) – 9 June 2016

Very fast delivery. Five stars you will get if you deliver a small map with the tickets.

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Ronny S (verified owner) – 10 February 2020

Bezorging van de kaarten met het plannetje erbij is vlot verlopen (snelle levering)

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Ruth Sprüngli (verified owner) – 13 February 2020

Hat Super funktioniert. Besten Dank.

Hat super funktioniert. Besten Dank

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Thomas Schmidt – 2 September 2022

Hatte 2 Travel-Tickets mit über 14 Tagen Vorlauf und Versand an die Heimatadresse in Deutschland bestellt. Das hat leider nicht funktioniert, die Tickets kamen nie an. Das Support-Team war aber sehr kooperativ und hat die Travel-Tickets ohne Mehrkosten nochmal an eine niederländische Adresse versendet, das ging dann ruckzuck. Haben mit den Tickets auch einen Faltplan mit den Linien von Bus, Bahn und Metro in Amsterdam und Umgebung bekommen, sehr hilfreich. Würde ich wieder kaufen, Versand nach Deutschland kann allerdings schiefgehen – warum auch immer das bei uns der Fall war

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Valérie (verified owner) – 19 April 2023

J’ai passé d’excellentes vacances grâce à vous. Merci. Les cartes ont très bien fonctionné. Très pratique nous avons pu profiter de tous les transports en commun à amsterdam mais également du train allant jusqu’à Zaanse schans et plusieurs aller retour entre amsterdam centraal et amsterdam shipool. Aucun problème rencontré

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Paul (verified owner) – 1 June 2023

Great product. Pick up a little odd at Schiphol with the lady who was there making us wait for a while as she hid in the back of the store and then making a fuss because we did not have a printed copy of the invoice just the order number.

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Paula van Aarde (verified owner) – 22 July 2023

This was an excellent buy. Yes it takes a little planning to do everything in those three days. But is saves soooo much and totally worth it!

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Johannes Brüning (verified owner) – 3 August 2023

A useful card we use for years. I can everybody recommend this fabulous ticket. It makes the coming around in Amsterdam, and especially in the Region ever so easy. Tickets once ordered arrived a couple of days later in Germany

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Lescan Adrian (verified owner) – 26 April 2024

Adrian 23.04.2024 A great service to plan your vacation and use public transport in Amsterdam and the region. There is also the option, if you have booked accommodation, to have the tickets sent to you by post, of course with the host’s consent, and to use them upon arrival. I personally had reservations in Edam and tickets for 48 hours, which I used to get to Amsterdam and then to move around the city. In conclusion, I was very pleased and satisfied

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Transit Options from Amsterdam Airport to City Center

Once arriving at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, you shouldn’t concern much about your journey to your accommodation in the city center. Verily, the travel options from Amsterdam Airport to downtown are various, allowing you to choose the preferred transit mode depending on your needs, budget, and exact destination. Thus, apart from the airport taxis , AMS passengers wishing to avoid the public transit network can opt for a lavish Amsterdam airport transfer or a handy car rental . On the other hand, when it comes to cost saving, the Amsterdam Airport Express Bus 397 and the fast trains are definitely the ideal alternatives. 

Amsterdam Airport to City Center by Taxi

Amsterdam airport taxis are conveniently lining up at the official taxi stand (Taxistandplaats), right outside the Schiphol Plaza doors. They are available around the clock. However, during peak hours, waiting in line for a while to catch your cab is always probable. Still, you should always take your taxi from the taxi rank and avoid individual drivers who are almost certainly trying to scam you. The official Amsterdam taxis don’t have a unique color. Nevertheless, they have the distinctive “Taxi” sign, the company’s logo, and the taxi number on their roofs, along with their price table on the vehicle’s exterior. What’s more, their license plates are blue. Once entering the cab, you should catch sight of the tariff list, and the license number in the vehicle’s interior. 

The traveling time from Amsterdam Airport to downtown is around 18-35 minutes, depending on the traffic. Amsterdam’s traffic jams are somewhat tolerable, but the highways around the airport and the streets in the heart of the city tend to get crowded. Although Amsterdam airport taxis are metered, most taxi companies have set fixed fares, at least for the most popular routes. Verily, only the maximum rates are regulated by the Dutch government. Thus, the taxi ride from Amsterdam Airport to city center should cost 45€-55€/48$-59$. Please note that even if having agreed with the driver on a set fare, the taximeter should operate during your journey downtown. Hence, if the taximeter shows a lower price than the settled tariff, you’ll have to pay the taximeter’s indication. Payments are theoretically accepted both in cash and via bank cards. Still, you should always check with your driver before starting your ride. Tipping the driver is optional in Amsterdam. In general terms, rounding up the fare is a common practice when the provided services are pleasant. 

Our Tip 1:  TCA (Taxi Centre Amsterdam) is the major provider of taxi services in Amsterdam.

Our Tip 2: You can pick the taxi of your choice from the taxi rank (after comparing each company’s price table). You don’t have to take the first one in line. 

Our Tip 3:  Ride-sharing is another available option for journeys from Schiphol Airport. 

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Amsterdam Airport to City Center by Bus

Schiphol Airport is well connected to Amsterdam via the Connexxion Amsterdam Airport Express. Verily, the Airport Bus 397 departs from the bus stop lying just outside Schiphol Plaza (between B15 and B19) with a 7-8-minute frequency, from 05:00 am to midnight. Consequently, the Niteliner Bus N97 handles transfers from Amsterdam Airport to downtown (from midnight to 05:00 am), yet with available routes every 30 minutes. The red Connexxion buses are comfortable, offering Wi-Fi and mobile charging points and having low entries to facilitate passengers with heavy luggage.

You’ll have various options to pay for your 27-minute (under normal traffic) bus ride to Leidseplein. Passengers planning on staying in Amsterdam for a long time and using the public transit modes a lot should buy an anonymous and rechargeable OV-chipkaart, costing 8.50€/9$ from the yellow machines of the Schiphol Plaza. Those cards can be used for subway, tram, bus, and train rides by multiple passengers (yet not at the same time). They must be topped up at least 20€/21.30$ and offer discount fares for the bus tickets (the personal OV-Chipkaart option mainly addresses Amsterdam residents). 

On the other hand, the single ticket for Bus 397 is 6.50€/6.90$ for a one-way ride and 11.75€/12.50$ for round trips. The return trip doesn’t have to take place on the same day but within a 14-day time frame. Single tickets can be purchased from the blue-grey machines situated at the Arrivals 3 baggage claim area and -outside that zone- at the escalators to Departures 3, inside the bus, or online. Payments at the ticket vendors are allowed in cash and credit cards, whereas cash isn’t accepted when issuing the ticket onboard. 

Your last option -recommended if you are going to use Amsterdam’s public transit modes a lot- is the Amsterdam Travel Ticket. It is available for 1, 2, or 3 days at 18€/19.20$, 24€/25.60$, and 30€/32$ prices respectively. Amsterdam Travel Tickets allow the unlimited use of the public transit network (including the Connexxion Amsterdam Airport Express Bus 397) for the selected period of time. Their validity starts from the first time of use until the next morning (at 04:00 am). You can purchase your Amsterdam Travel Ticket online or via the Connexxion counters at Bus Platform B9, the airport vendors, and the Holland Tourist Desk at Schiphol Plaza (close to Arrivals 2). Moreover, Amsterdam & Region Travel Tickets and Holland Travel Tickets are the ideal options for travelers wishing to explore Amsterdam’s nearby areas too, or even other Dutch cities. 

Our Tip 1:  Please keep in mind that you have to check in and check out once beginning your bus ride and before disembarking the bus or scan the barcode on your mobile (in case of online bookings.)

Our Tip 2:  Children under 3 travel for free, whereas kids between 4 and 11 years pay only 1€/1.07$ for their bus ticket. 

Our Tip 3:  The GVB Bus 369 heading to Sloterdijk is another option. In fact, it is a cheaper one. Nevertheless, Sloterdijk is far from the city center. Hence, you’ll have to use the subway or the tram to reach downtown, raising the duration of your journey and making it a lot more tedious.  

Our Tip 4: Connexxion offers Hotel Shuttle Services as well, connecting AMS Airport to more than 170 Amsterdam hotels.

Amsterdam Airport to City Center by Train

Amsterdam airport trains provide fast and convenient connections from Amsterdam Airport to downtown. Sprinter and Intercity direct trains leave from the Schiphol Train Station, located underneath the AMS terminal and linked to Schiphol Plaza via lifts, stairs, and escalators. Trains departing for the airport head to Amsterdam Centraal Station, centrally located in Amsterdam. Nevertheless, depending on the exact location of your accommodation, a further ride might be required to reach your hotel. Sprinter trains need 17 minutes to reach Centraal Station, whereas Intercity direct lines only take 14 minutes. Moreover, Intercity trains are considered to be more spacious, with slightly more luggage space. Overall, trains run every 4-10 minutes from 05:30 am to midnight and are somewhat scarcer from midnight to 01:00 am. On the other hand, routes from 02:00 am to 05:30 am are hourly.

Apart from the OV-chipkaart offering lower prices but being more suitable for the city residents, you can buy your ticket online (e-ticket) and print it, keep it in your phone, or load it to the NS app. Please keep in mind that those tickets are personal. Thus, you should have your ID, passport, or driver’s license with you. An e-ticket for the train ride from Amsterdam Airport to city center costs 4.90€/5.20$. Tickets for round trips are also available. However, both rides must take place on the same day.

Alternatively, you can buy a single-use OV-chipkaart from the yellow machines and the ticket counters at Schiphol Plaza (one level above the train station). Cash payments aren’t accepted at the ticket offices. The single-use OV-chipkaart is disposable and has an extra 1€/1.07$ fee, making the cost of your train ride from Amsterdam Airport to downtown 5.90€/6.30$.

Last but not least, Amsterdam Travel Tickets are also valid for train journeys from Schiphol Airport. However, they allow only second-class rail travel. Lately, contactless payments are also accepted as a payment method for the NS rail rides. 

Please keep in mind that checking in and out once entering the departure station and before leaving the destination rail hub is obligatory.

Our Tip 1:  Railrunner tickets are available for children between 4 and 11 years old, at a 2.50€/2.67$ price. Younger kids travel for free. 

Our Tip 2:  During non-peak hours (from 09:00 am to 04:00 pm and from 06:30 pm to 06:30 am, on weekends and public holidays), the NS offers special deals to its passengers. Thus, group tickets are available, while early reservations (at least 4 days before the journey date) come with a 10% discount. 

Our Tip 3:  Railroad maintenance works often take place during the night, raising traveling time considerably. Therefore, it is advisable to check the  NS webpage  before opting for a night rail ride. 

Our Tip 4: You can also opt for a train ride to Amsterdam Zuid Station and hop on the Subway Line M52 to the city center. However, this option is more time-consuming and entails lots of hassle (walking to the subway stop, waiting for the M52 line passing every 7-8 minutes, etc.). On the other hand, the Subway Line M52 stops at popular locations downtown. Hence, if your hotel lies around those areas, you should take this alternative into consideration as well.

Car Rental from Amsterdam Airport to City Center

An Amsterdam airport car rental will drive you from Amsterdam Airport to downtown in just 22 minutes. What’s more, car rental in Amsterdam is an excellent way to explore the compact country. Verily, you won’t need more than 4 hours to travel from one side of the Netherlands to the other. As plenty of car rental companies operate at AMS Airport, prices are competitive, services are top-rated, and the variety of vehicle types is wide. On the other hand, if you want to fully benefit from the available deals and discounts and find the ideal car model for your needs, you should book your Amsterdam car rental as soon as possible.

The 22-minute ride from Amsterdam Airport to downtown can get longer, depending on the traffic conditions. Even though traffic jams in Amsterdam aren’t that horrendous, the roads near the airport and the city center streets often get congested. Hence, the journey’s duration can be up to 40 minutes.  

As far as parking your car rental in Amsterdam is concerned, car parks are always a good yet pricey option. Free street parking in the city center is non-existing, and parking fares are considered rather pricey. Alternatively, you can benefit from Amsterdam’s P&R system (Park & Ride), leave your car rental at the affordable parking lots outside downtown, and use the public transit means to reach your destination. 

Amsterdam Airport Transfers from Amsterdam Airport to City Center

Amsterdam airport transfers are the ideal way to travel from Amsterdam Airport to downtown in comfort and style. Their welcome services at the airport are one-of-a-kind, waiving the hassle of carrying your luggage by yourself at the airport and trying to find your way to the taxi rank, the bus stop, or the train station. Moreover, door-to-door drives with well-maintained vehicles and top-rated drivers are among the plus points of private transfers from Amsterdam Airport. In fact, the area-knowledgeable drivers are always on tap to give you useful advice and handy tips about your stay in Amsterdam. 

How far is Amsterdam Airport to city center?

The city of Amsterdam lies 21km/13 miles from Schiphol Airport. Thus, a ride from Amsterdam Airport to downtown should take 22 minutes under normal traffic and almost 40 minutes if roads are congested. 

How to get from the airport to city center Amsterdam?

If your accommodation lies downtown, you’ll find plenty of options for your ride from Amsterdam Airport to city center. Thus, ordinary taxis, luxurious Amsterdam airport transfers, and autonomous car rentals are among the top travelers’ choices, whereas bus and train journeys are preferred by passengers traveling on a budget.

How much is the train from Amsterdam Airport to city center?

The fast train, connecting Amsterdam Airport to downtown in just 14-17 minutes, costs 4.90€/5.20$ if buying the ticket online. Single-use OV-chipkaart is another option, available from the ticket counters and machines at Schiphol Plaza. Nevertheless, a single ticket is priced at 5.90€/6.30$.

How much is a taxi from Amsterdam Airport to the city?

Although Amsterdam airport taxis are metered, most taxi companies have fixed rates for the ride from Amsterdam Airport to city center. Thus, the cost of your journey will be around 45€-55€/48$-59$. Still, if the taximeter shows a lower price when reaching your destination, you’ll have to pay that cheaper fare.

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A new tourist fee in Bali. Higher hotel taxes in Amsterdam and Paris. Stricter rules on public drinking in Milan and Majorca. Ahead of the summer travel season, leaders in many tourist spots have adopted measures to tame the tourist crowds — or at least earn more revenue from them.

All of this may pose headaches for travelers, although in most cases, the new fees or tax increases represent only a tiny fraction of the total cost of a trip. The goal is to ensure that tourism functions smoothly for visitors and locals alike, said Megan Epler Wood, managing director of the Sustainable Tourism Asset Management Program at Cornell University.

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In some places, proposals for new fees or visitor rules have drawn opposition from residents, who fear they might scare away the tourists who bolster the local economy. But destinations need to find ways to counteract what Ms. Epler Wood calls “ the invisible burden ” of tourism, which includes strains on a community’s infrastructure, utilities and housing stock, as well as tourists’ carbon footprint and any challenges they might impose on residents’ daily lives.

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Since February, visitors to the Indonesian island of Bali have been asked to pay a levy of 150,000 Indonesian rupiahs, or about $9.40 per visit. Revenue will be used to support the preservation of cultural and natural assets on the island, where tourism has brought major challenges related to litter, water supply and overcrowding. Visitors are encouraged to pay the new fee online before departure, although it’s also possible to pay on arrival at the airport.

Beginning Aug. 1, most foreign travelers to the Galápagos Islands — which had a record-breaking 330,000 visitors last year — must pay a $200 entry fee, double the current rate. The money raised will be used to support conservation, improve infrastructure and fund community programs.

The change is the first increase to the entry fee since it was introduced in 1998, said Tom O’Hara, communications manager for the Galápagos Conservation Trust . Mr. O’Hara noted that the increase comes a year after the UNESCO World Heritage Committee urged the government of Ecuador to work toward a “zero-growth model” for tourism in the Galápagos.

“It’s quite a complicated topic,” Mr. O’Hara said, noting that the fee increase has been viewed “as part of the solution to overtourism.” On the other hand, he added, “everyone is trying to reassure the local tourist industry that this isn’t going to kill tourism on the islands.

In April, Venice began imposing a fee — 5 euros, about $5.40 — on day-trippers visiting on peak days, with the goal of striking “a new balance between the tourists and residents.”

But the new Venice Access Fee has drawn criticism from residents. “This project is a disaster for us. We are a city, not a park,” said Matteo Secchi, the president of Venessia.com, an association of Venice residents. Mr. Secchi said that a communications campaign would have been more effective.

The possibility of a new tourist fee has also drawn local opposition in Hawaii, where Gov. Josh Green has proposed a “climate impact fee” for visitors to the state. The measure failed during a recent meeting of the State Legislature, but Governor Green has persisted in calling for visitors to help fund the state’s preparation for future climate shocks.

“We have to get this tiger by the tail,” he told journalists in May, adding that $25 per visitor could raise $250 million a year, which the state could use to guard against climate disasters, manage erosion, strengthen infrastructure and protect parks.

Hotel fees and other taxes get a bump

Hotel taxes, also known as occupancy or accommodation taxes, are widespread in the United States and Europe, where they were on the rise for a decade leading up to the pandemic. With tourism’s rebound to prepandemic levels, several destinations have increased or adjusted the tax to capture more revenue.

Like Hawaii, Greece — which also suffered severe wildfires last summer — is looking to steel itself against climate disasters, and the government wants tourists to help foot the bill. Greece is calling the charge a climate crisis resilience fee , and it will be collected by accommodation providers. The tax will be higher from March to October, when it will top out at €10 per night at five-star hotels. The rate drops from November to February, and for hotels with fewer stars. The fee replaces the previous hotel tax, which ranged from €0.50 to €4 per night.

In Amsterdam, the hotel tax, which was already one of the highest in Europe, rose to 12.5 percent from 7 percent on Jan. 1. City lawmakers have also raised the tax on cruise passengers to €14 from €11 per person per night.

The hotel tax in Barcelona also rose this year, increasing to €3.25 per night. The measure was the final step-up in a gradual increase that began before the pandemic. A spokesman for Barcelona City Hall said that further tax increases would be aimed at tourist rental apartments and cruises that make short stopovers, which contribute less to the city’s income. The spokesman also noted that revenue generated by the tourist tax is being used, among other things, to fund the installation of solar panels and air-conditioning in Barcelona’s public schools.

Ahead of this summer’s Olympic and Paralympic Games in Paris, lawmakers in the Île-de-France region have imposed a new tax, on top of the normal hotel levy. With the new tax, which will fund public transportation in the region, a guest in a five-star hotel now owes a total of €10.73 in tax per night stayed, while a stay in a two-star hotel incurs a tax of €3.25 per night.

Though the measure was adopted by the regional government, it was not supported by the leadership in Paris itself. A spokeswoman for Paris City Hall called the move “a democratic power grab” that “in no way benefits the city of Paris.” She noted that even with the funds generated by the new tax, the region still raised the price of tickets for public transportation in the city during the Olympics — a measure that has disgruntled many Paris residents.

Introducing new rules

In other tourist spots, the focus is on curbing behavior that pollutes the local environment or harms residents’ quality of life.

In Japan, authorities at Mount Fuji will cap visitors at 4,000 per day. They have also imposed a new fee of 2,000 yen (about $13) for access to the iconic summit. Elsewhere in the country, a community council in the Gion neighborhood of Kyoto has closed some small roads to tourists, after complaints that the area, home to the city’s geisha district, was suffering from crowds.

“We will ask tourists to refrain from entering narrow private streets in or after April,” Isokazu Ota, a leading member of the community council, told Agence-France Presse in March. “We don’t want to do this, but we’re desperate.”

A spokeswoman for the city’s tourism board described the road closures as “a local initiative,” adding that “neither Kyoto City nor the Kyoto City Tourism Association are aware of any details beyond what is reported in the media.”

Rowdy visitor behavior has been the target of new rules in Milan. In some areas, city leaders have banned outdoor seating after 12:30 a.m. during the week and 1:30 a.m. on the weekend in response to resident complaints. They have also limited the late-night sale of takeaway food and drinks.

And in certain areas on the Spanish Balearic Islands of Majorca and Ibiza that are overrun with drunk tourists, the government has imposed a ban on late-night sales of alcohol and the consumption of alcohol in the street. New restrictions have also been imposed on party boats in the same areas.

“Tourism has negative externalities that must be managed and minimized,” Marga Prohens, the president of the Balearic Islands, told a local gathering this month , according to The Majorca Daily Bulletin. Local tourism, she said, “cannot continue to grow in volume.”

Paige McClanahan, a regular contributor to the Travel section, is author of “The New Tourist: Waking Up to the Power and Perils of Travel,” forthcoming from Scribner on June 18.

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One of the first words you should learn in France or Belgium is “grève,” the French word for “strike,” because you’ll often hear it in the local news.

During the past few years, strikes have consistently interrupted European airlines and rail services. Instead of being vulnerable to tricky cross-country connections, travelers should consider renting a car. That’s even more appropriate if you’re in a small group of people who enjoy going off the beaten path.

As Americans head to Europe over the summer, many will try to fit several countries into an itinerary. A road trip allows you more flexibility and access to places that are harder to connect by rail or plane. Even for locals, traveling by car can be a fun alternative.

“I’m all about driving, flexibility, and accessibility,” says Jane Bertch, the founder of the Paris-based cooking school La Cuisine Paris and author of “The French Ingredient .” “Stay off the highways and stop by small villages for lunch and shopping. I love buying food and wine as souvenirs, and not having to deal with baggage on a train or plane is a plus.”

If you’re looking for a trip that covers three countries in 10-12 days, I’ve designed an itinerary for you to use below ( This Google map has all the driving instructions you’ll need).

Renting a car in Europe

If you’re used to driving in the United States, driving in Europe may seem more relaxed. Road rules are mostly the same in continental Europe — except the United Kingdom and Ireland, where you drive on the left side.

Keep in mind that the speed limits are in kilometers per hour, not miles. Even after almost 10 years of living in Europe, I still have to do the math in my head. The easiest way to figure it out is to multiply the number by .60; it’s .62, to be exact, but you should go with the easier math to avoid speeding tickets (they will find you!). The Netherlands and Belgium have speed cameras that capture the average speed of a trip rather than one moment on the road, so set your cruise control and don’t worry about the people zipping by you.

Renting a car is straightforward in Western Europe. Most of the big brands in the United States — Hertz, Budget, Avis, Enterprise — are available at most large airports. I stick to those brands because I can earn my airline miles and address any issues at the corporate level back home.

As for driving licenses, I’ve rented cars from Austria to Greece and have never been asked for an International Driving Permit . If you’re pulled over, however, having one could save you a ticket. They’re only $20 with an easy application process via AAA.

Roads and parking spots are often much smaller in most of Europe than in the United States, so be careful about how large of a car you rent. You can get a small SUV, but I wouldn’t recommend anything larger than a Volkswagen Tiguan or a BMW X3. Also, if you can’t drive a manual, specify an automatic car in your booking, as manual vehicles are still pretty standard across Europe.

Electric vehicles are more common in Western Europe than in the United States, and there are plenty of charging stations along the highways, parking garages and most urban neighborhoods. If you choose to rent an electric car, plan your stops around your charging time. That’s also an excellent way to explore a small town. Grab lunch and go for a little stroll while your car charges. Use apps like PlugShare to find charging stations, which display availability and the type of chargers supported.

Google Maps works just as well in Europe as in the United States, so it’s an excellent tool for road trips. Another tip is to pay for parking in advance when visiting the big cities. For example, when I drive to the Netherlands, I use a website called Parkbee . Amsterdam is notorious for its high parking fees, but I still find parking spaces for 20 euros a day. In France, Onepark offers a similar service.

Start from Amsterdam

After a few days strolling along the city’s quaint canals and admiring the Dutch masters at the Rijksmuseum, pick up your rental car at Schiphol Airport and head south to Brussels, which should take less than three hours.

Stop in Gouda, Netherlands

Gouda is known for its cheese but also for its history; the city is more than 750 years old. The charming city center, warm stroopwafels, and enticing cheese present a more laid-back side to Holland without the mass tourism of Amsterdam ’s city center.

Look up the many kaasboerderij (cheese farms) on the outskirts of Gouda. One of my favorites is Kaasboerderij De Twee Hoeven .

Stop in Brussels

Brussels is known for its art nouveau architecture, gastronomy and, of course, chocolates.

A stop at the Grand-Place (where you can also find several parking garages) is a must. Afterward, walk to the Sablon, known for its art galleries, chocolate shops and weekend antique market.

With your car parked, explore the city by metro, tram or bus and head to Saint-Gilles and Ixelles. These local favorite neighborhoods are teeming with cozy cafes and a bustling restaurant scene where you can eat Belgian classics, a pot teeming with mussels with a side of frites at La Quinciallerie , or a crispy gray shrimp croquette at Fernand Obb . You can also explore global cuisines ranging from Vietnamese to Congolese cuisine, reflecting the city’s diverse population.

Stop in Dinant, Belgium

Make some time for the charming, well-preserved medieval city in Wallonia in southern Belgium. Take a boat ride along the Meuse River with a view of the rolling hills of the Ardennes, go for a tour of the Citadel of Dinant , and stock up on chocolates and artisanal local cheeses.

Stop in Reims, France

It takes less than three hours to drive from Brussels to the Champagne region. Make your base at Reims, where you can walk or take public transportation via bus or tram to many champagne producers.

Having a car will allow you to explore other picturesque Champagne-producing towns like Aÿ-Champagne, Bouzy and Avize, as many of these small towns either don’t have train stations or only have limited schedules. These towns have independent producers whose products are hard to find outside of France. Just make sure someone agrees to be a designated driver.

“If you are on a wine trip, be sure to spit as the legal limit is equivalent to .05 percent blood alcohol content (the standard in the USA is .08 percent). Depending on the size of the pour and your size, even one drink could put you above the limit,” says Caro Feely, co-founder and director of Chateau Feely , a winery and guesthouse in the south of France.

Stop in Lyon, France

Known as the gastronomic capital of France, Lyon, with its cozy taverns known as Bouchon Lyonnaise, serving local fare such as pates and sausage-stuffed brioche and Cote du Rhone wines, has an entirely different feel than Paris with a less touristy vibe and restaurants and bars catering to the home crowd. Just as in other cities, there are plenty of parking garages where you can secure a spot in advance.

Lovers of French cuisine should include a stop to the Les Halles de Lyon Paul Bocuse, a food fall with several restaurants, for oyster shuckers, decadent cheeses, charcuterie and wine.

For stunning city views, catch a funicular to the Basilique Notre-Dame de Fourvière, a UNESCO world heritage site.

Stop in Dijon, France

Known for its mustard, Burgundy’s capital has a picturesque city center worth a stop. With its cobblestone streets and gothic architecture, it’s a good place for a petit pause.

Stop in Paris

You could return your rental car to Lyon and take the TGV (fast train) to Paris, which will take two hours. But if you’re looking for more adventure, drive back to Paris and head to Auxerre, a small city in the Burgundy region, for a petit pause.

Also, take advantage of the car to go to landmarks on the outskirts of Paris, like Versailles or Parc du Bois, with a bit more ease. The latter is the home of Fondation Louis Vuitton, which not only houses magnificent artworks but also Frank Gehry-designed buildings and gardens that are just as impressive.

Jessica van Dop DeJesus is a travel and food writer, a digital content creator and the author of “ The Dining Traveler Guide to Puerto Rico .” She divides her time between Brussels, D.C. and western New York. Follow her on Instagram @diningtraveler .

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