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Amsterdam Travel Ticket

Travel unlimited through Amsterdam by train, tram, bus and metro for € 18. For either 1, 2 or 3 days.

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Unlimited travel across Amsterdam with just one ticket

With the Amsterdam Travel Ticket you can travel unlimitedly through Amsterdam with just one ticket. This way you don't have the hassle with separate tickets and it's cheaper.

Valid on all buses, trams, metros and ferries run bij GVB. And access to train, bus 397 and Niteliner, for carefree travel between Schiphol Airport and Amsterdam.

Useful information

Various tickets
1-day (€ 18), 2-day (€ 24) and 3-day (€ 30) tickets are available.

Including a map
Included is a handy map showing places of interest in and around Amsterdam.

Buying the Amsterdam Travel Ticket online.
You buy this ticket online as a voucher at Discover Holland. You can later exchange this voucher for an Amsterdam Travel Ticket at a station with an NS Tickets Service desk or at the tourist vending machines at Schiphol Airport and Amsterdam Central station.

The Amsterdam Travel Ticket can also be purchased directly at all stations with an NS Tickets and Service Desk.

When and where the ticket can be used


With the Amsterdam Travel Ticket, you may travel by train (2nd class) between Schiphol Amsterdam Airport and any of the following stations in Amsterdam: Amstel, Bijlmer ArenA, Central Station, Holendrecht, Lelylaan, Muiderpoort, RAI, Sciencepark, Sloterdijk, Zuid, Duivendrecht.

Tram, bus, metro, ferry

The ticket is valid on all trams, buses, night buses, metros and ferries run by the Amsterdam transport company GVB. You can recognise them by their white and blue colours. GVB operates an extensive network covering the whole of Amsterdam. NOTE: The ticket is not valid on buses operated by other transport companies such as EBS, Arriva and Connexxion (except buses 397 and N97).

Amsterdam Airport Express

The ticket is valid on the Amsterdam Airport Express, bus 397 and Niteliner N97. Both are operated by Connexxion and depart from bus platform B9 at Schiphol Amsterdam Airport. Check for departure and arrival times.

Validating your ticket

This ticket is valid from the first time you check in until 04.00 in the morning after the last valid day (depending on whether you have the 1-, 2- or 3-day variant). The day starts at midnight.
For example: If you check in with the 2-day ticket from midnight onwards on Wednesday, your ticket will be valid until 04:00 on Friday morning.

During this period, you can hop on and off GVB buses, trams, metros and ferries as often as you like, as well as travel to and from Schiphol Amsterdam Airport by train or by the Amsterdam Airport Express (bus 397). 

All products are subject to NS terms and conditions. These are the General Terms and Conditions for the carriage of Passengers and Hand Luggage of the Netherlands Railways (AVR-NS).

Smart ticket

Smart ticket: OV-chipkaart

The ticket is a single-use smart ticket (called an OV-chipkaart). Use it to check in at the start of your journey, and to check out at the end of every trip.

Checking in and out

Hold your card up to the free-standing pole or gate to check in for your train journey; then repeat the process to check out again when you reach your destination. You need to check in and out with each operator, i.e. if you change to bus, tram or metro. You must also check out at an NS card reader before checking in with another operator. If you are travelling out of the country, you do not need to check in or out in the Netherlands.

Frequently asked questions

  • Can I buy the Amsterdam Travel Ticket with my credit card?

    Yes, you can buy your Amsterdam Travel Ticket at different locations in and around Amsterdam and pay with your credit card. If you order your Amsterdam Travel Ticket at, you can pay with your creditcard, Paypal, Giropay or Sofort.

  • Is it possible to use the Amsterdam Travel Ticket from Schiphol Amsterdam Airport to Amsterdam city centre?

    Yes, the ticket is also valid for the journey from Schiphol Amsterdam Airport to Amsterdam city centre.