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Best way to get around Amsterdam!

We stayed in Amsterdam for several days after a Viking Cruise. We were a little leery about using... read more

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We had a 2 day GVB transport pass for our weekend which included tram, bus and metro. Great value... read more

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Reviewed yesterday

We stayed in Amsterdam for several days after a Viking Cruise. We were a little leery about using the tram system as we had never used one in major cities before. However, our hotel was near Central Station and the trams seemed to be the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Solarbearz
Reviewed yesterday

We had a 2 day GVB transport pass for our weekend which included tram, bus and metro. Great value service.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SudhanshuBillore
Reviewed 2 days ago

Lovely vehicles - clean and spacious. Trams run every few minutes and seem to have a good network especially from Central Station. The prices are reasonable particularly if you buy a multi day ticket, and there is even an "office" on the trams where you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PabloMorley
Reviewed 2 days ago

Modern vehicles, tidy and clean (for public transport), on time, good network. For a resident with standard public transport card very easy system. For visitors I think the system of buying card is not difficult to understand. If you visit the city by car from...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LuukA8
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had the iamsterdam Card which included transportation. It was a great way to get around the city. The only issue that prevented me from rating it as "excellent" was that several times the map listed a stop where there wasn't one that we could...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank littleone1118
Reviewed 3 days ago

Used the tram system . Is safe and easy to get around. Can buy or upgrade your tickets right on board with the personnel at the back end of the tram. Very, very friendly and accommodating operators.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mumbojumboman
Reviewed 3 days ago

Travelling is very easy in amsterdam with GVB. We usually buy day tickets according to our length of stay and travel anywhere we need through their service.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rose C
Reviewed 3 days ago

Coming from the UK, Amsterdam's public transport system is a revelation. Efficient trams whisk you from one part of the city to another, the maps are easy to read and a single ticket / pass enables you to use the trams, buses and metro. Tram...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank marrios
Reviewed 5 days ago

The trams arent cheap, but very convenient and easy to use. There is a conductor/ticket selker sat in the middle of the tram, who are verry helpful, and assists in ticket purchase and explaining about verifying tickets.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PammR
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were on and off the buses, trams and trains all over Amsterdam. They are so convenient, and we wound up getting two 48 hour passes. I cannot overemphasize how incredibly great these GVB transportation lines are. After a long day of walking around, with...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Julian S
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Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of
tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists
and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the
best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe.
Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops
of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones
Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods
such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring
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alexandra h
1 October 2018|
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Response from noel_bispo | Reviewed this property |
Well, as far as I know, GVB is headquartered in Amsterdam.
Abbie H
29 September 2018|
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Response from NoaJaffa | Reviewed this property |
Hi Abbie, Best to my knowledge it is not true. However it’s not very comfortable as the tram can be busy.If you’re not on a tight budget my recommendation is to take the train from Schiphol to Amsterdam central and from... More
21 September 2018|
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Response from nitindj | Reviewed this property |
There is an office in the airport as get out of arrivals..cannot miss the office..