Public transport

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Public transport

In Amsterdam you can easily come anywhere by public transport. Especially the trams are very accessible and drive frequently.

For payment of the public transport you can:

  1. Buy a ticket when you board.

    But easier, faster and (with a few trips) also cheaper is with the
  2. OV Chip Card, the official public transport card valid throughout the Netherlands.
    You buy an empty / anonymous chip card for € 7,50 which you can top-up with your bank card/ credit card or cash. You then check in and check out yourself when boarding and departing and pay only for the road traveled.

Above are links to a useful website for planning your trips, more information about the OV Chip Card and the location of the Central Station Amsterdam, the city's main transport hub.