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Perfect system, quick, clean, helpful service, almost never overly crowded, brings you anywhere in the city

Modern vehicles, tidy and clean (for public transport), on time, good network. For a resident with... read more

Reviewed today
Haarlem, The Netherlands
Needed a Better Map

We had the iamsterdam Card which included transportation. It was a great way to get around the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed today

Modern vehicles, tidy and clean (for public transport), on time, good network. For a resident with standard public transport card very easy system. For visitors I think the system of buying card is not difficult to understand. If you visit the city by car from...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed yesterday

We had the iamsterdam Card which included transportation. It was a great way to get around the city. The only issue that prevented me from rating it as "excellent" was that several times the map listed a stop where there wasn't one that we could...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed yesterday

Used the tram system . Is safe and easy to get around. Can buy or upgrade your tickets right on board with the personnel at the back end of the tram. Very, very friendly and accommodating operators.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mumbojumboman
Reviewed yesterday

Travelling is very easy in amsterdam with GVB. We usually buy day tickets according to our length of stay and travel anywhere we need through their service.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rose C
Reviewed yesterday

Coming from the UK, Amsterdam's public transport system is a revelation. Efficient trams whisk you from one part of the city to another, the maps are easy to read and a single ticket / pass enables you to use the trams, buses and metro. Tram...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank marrios
Reviewed 3 days ago

The trams arent cheap, but very convenient and easy to use. There is a conductor/ticket selker sat in the middle of the tram, who are verry helpful, and assists in ticket purchase and explaining about verifying tickets.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PammR
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were on and off the buses, trams and trains all over Amsterdam. They are so convenient, and we wound up getting two 48 hour passes. I cannot overemphasize how incredibly great these GVB transportation lines are. After a long day of walking around, with...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Julian S
Reviewed 6 days ago

The best way to get around Amsterdam. There are lot of lines outside of Amsterdam Central Station. You can use day pass, you can buy also the card into the tram using your debit/credit card!!!Remember to check your ticket when you get on/off the tram

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KostasTzia
Reviewed 6 days ago

Travelling in Amsterdam is so easy - so many different tram lines, metro lines and buses and the best thing is that there's a service desk INSIDE the tram with a staff member on board to help and sell tickets. Buses also accept credit cards....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Brentus1988
Reviewed 6 days ago

We paid 17.50 euros each for a 3 day GVB pass, this covers trams,buses & metro. Good value-makes you wonder why London Transport is so expensive. We only used the trams on this visit, they are frequent & easy to use. Most have a conductor...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of
tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists
and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the
best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe.
Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops
of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones
Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods
such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring
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alexandra h
1 October 2018|
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Response from noel_bispo | Reviewed this property |
Well, as far as I know, GVB is headquartered in Amsterdam.
Abbie H
28 September 2018|
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Response from NoaJaffa | Reviewed this property |
Hi Abbie, Best to my knowledge it is not true. However it’s not very comfortable as the tram can be busy.If you’re not on a tight budget my recommendation is to take the train from Schiphol to Amsterdam central and from... More
20 September 2018|
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Response from nitindj | Reviewed this property |
There is an office in the airport as get out of arrivals..cannot miss the office..