Practical information for Amsterdam
On this page you find all sorts of useful information for your city trip to Amsterdam. Information that helps you easily find tourist points, train stations and convenient places to park your car.
Tourist information points in Amsterdam
In the shop you will find the best Amsterdam products, souvenirs, books, entrance tickets to museums and events and useful information from the city.
The information centre at the Stationsplein will be happy to help you with tips about the city, hotel reservations and excursions booking.
Public transport in city center
This train station is located on the north side of the city centre. Take the exit at the front and walk through the square to Dam Square in about 10 minutes.
This metro stop on the south-west side of the city centre is a stop for metro lines 51, 53 and 54 and a good starting point for a canal walk.
This metro stop is located on metro lines 51, 53 and 54, and De Dam is about a 10-minute walk away. The hiking trail runs through De Wallen.
Metro lines 51, 53 and 54 leave from this metro stop at NS Station Amsterdam Centraal to the city centre.
Parking in and around the center
The overview below shows a number of suggested parking places in and around the center of Amsterdam. An extensive list of parking options and prices can be found at:
You can park relatively cheap in this not too large parking garage. The metro station is just around the corner. Convenient to travel from here.
Parking lot near the Zeeburgertunnel near the A10 motorway with convenient parking spaces. The city centre is easily accessible by express tram.
Centrally located car park at Waterlooplein. The location is quickly accessible via the IJtunnel and ideal for exploring the city centre.
Relatively cheap car park on the northwest side near the Haarlemmerdijk and Haarlemmerstraat. Nice point to start with your day in Amsterdam.
This car park in the IJhaven is close to Nemo and the Maritime Museum. For Amsterdam terms a favourable hourly and daily rate.
The overview below contains the usual opening hours for shops in the city center of Amsterdam.
Monday 13:00 - 18:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 18:00
Thursday 09:00 - 21:00 - shopping evening
Friday 09:00 - 18:00
Saterday 09:00 - 18:00
Sunday 12:00 - 17:00
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