TOP 3 AMSTERDAM PUBLIC TRANSPORT TIPS : The layman’s guide to getting around the city

1.Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket

The Amsterdam and Regional Travel ticket can be purchased before your stay at trusted online retailers, within most hotels and also at big central stations. 1-Day, 2-day and 3-day tickets are often cheaper then return tickets and enables a one-stop shop style ticket, giving you unlimited carefree public transport travel on buses, trains and trams within Amsterdam and local regions. Just tap and go!



2.  FREE Amsterdam Ferry

Many visitors to Amsterdam miss this opportunity completely. Located at the far end back exit of Amsterdam Central  Station are Ferry ports fashioned in the style of a bus stop offering free transportation across the river IJ for bikes, small cars and pedestrians. The most popular and best-served ferry route is from Amsterdam Central Station to Buiksloterweg (ideal for attractions such as the EYE Film museum and  A’DAM Lookout).


3. Hire a Bike

Amsterdam’s transportation is what some might call an “environmentalists’ dream” as uniquely here bike riders seem to hold a dominant status on the busy city roads. For every 1 car you will almost certainly see 5 bikes.  Hire a bike for cheap, easy and quick method of transportation across the city. Bikes can normally be hired from your hotel and/or the vast list of bike retailers across the city.