One of the fastest ways to get around the city with well-connected routes right from the Amsterdam central station until the outskirts. Amsterdam central station has two tram stations on the east and the west side. All the trams take off here and go towards the city eventually merging out in different neighbourhoods of the city.
It is possible to buy tram tickets on the tram for an hourly basis or 24 hours to 48 hours (Valid only for the GVB transport- Amsterdam’s local transport operator). GVB also has ticket vending machines at the central station. Along with this, there is a ticket and info office for GVB transport at the central station, which provides with the all the ticket related information, routes and wheelchair accessibility. Details regarding the routes can also be found on the GVB app.
To see the city like the locals, cycling is the most fun way to go around. Bikes can be rented from several shops all across the city. This is the rawest form of exploring the city of Amsterdam.
The bus network in the city of Amsterdam is widespread. It connects to all the neighborhoods and spans out to the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area. This is a good transport option to explore nice villages and towns of historic significance in the North of Amsterdam.
GVB, Connexxion and EBS are the three main bus companies in Amsterdam. The only way to purchase tickets for this mode is by a debit or credit card. The tickets are available with the driver of the bus and can be purchased for a single ride, one hour or 24-,48-,72-,96-hours (GVB bus rides). GVB and 9292 apps can be used to find out the routes.
Ferries are the most ideal mode of transportation for places like EYE Filmmuseum, Amsterdam lookout and NDSM. These places are good tourist attractions with many cultural events and creative companies. Most of these ferries take place form the Amsterdam central station every few minutes and can be boarded free of charge. There are digital countdown boards which notify passengers for the arrival of the ferries.
Details regarding the routes can be found on the GVB app
I Amsterdam city card also known as “official city pass” is a prepaid card permitting free access on numerous best galleries and public transports. Besides it gives you rebate on attractions and public transports in Amsterdam. The ‘I Amsterdam City Card’ is valid for 24 hours, 48 hours, 72 hours and 96 hours. This card includes famous museums like Van Gogh Museum, Rijksmuseum and Stedelijk Museum. However the card gives you rebate of € 2, 50 on the ticket cost. To know more about the I Amsterdam City Card, please visit- https://www.iamsterdam.com/en/i-am/i-amsterdam-city-card