Category: Visitors Guide

Practical information about Amsterdam, for tourists, business people, other visitors, and expats.

Be sure to check this Basic Information Guide

Amsterdam Public Transport Guide and Tickets

Coronavirus protocol: Starting June 1, 2020, all passengers aged 13 and over must wear a mask while boarding, during the trip, and while deboarding.

Guide to public transport in Amsterdam.

For most tourists, day- or multiple day tickets are the best deal. They entitle you to unlimited travel through Amsterdam – day and night – by tram, bus and metro. Ferries across the river IJ are always free.

Note: all buses, trams and metros are cash-free. Buy your Public Transport Day- or Multiple Day Passes online right here.

Amsterdam weather in May

The good news for Amsterdam is that May often is the sunniest month of the year, with on average up to 15 hours of sunshine a day.

The bad news is that the weather is as fickle as Dutch weather can be.

Forecast for the last week of May: Lots of sun, no rain, and pleasantly warm.