Metro in Amsterdam
All of Amsterdam’s metro stations, operated by GVB, are gated with check-in and check-out ports that open with a public transport chip card or another travel ticket.
The metro in Amsterdam is especially efficient to travel to the edges of the city and the center of the city. With the North-South Metro Line, you can get to the center within les then 20 minutes.
Buses in Amsterdam
The buses in Amsterdam are operated mainly by GVB, Connexxion and EBS. All buses have check-in and check-out ports meaning that you can check in with a public transport chip card and check-out. You cannot buy a ticket on the bus with cash money anymore.
Trams in Amsterdam
The tram is one of the most popular ways of transportation in the city centre of Amsterdam, the network is large and highly reliable. All trams are operated by GVB and you need a public transport chip card or other valid Amsterdam tram tickets, such as a GVB ticket or an Amsterdam travel ticket, to be able to travel.
It is not possible anymore to buy a ticket on the tram with cash money.
Ferries in Amsterdam
North Amsterdam is separated from the centre by a large canal called: the IJ. The most convenient way of crossing this canal, is to take a ferry. Because there are a lot of ferries operating in a short route you rarely have to wait more than a few minutes. Most of the ferries depart outside the Amsterdam central station.
other places to get on board are displayed below. The best thing about this service is that it is absolutely FREE!