tram Amsterdam Centraal

Amsterdam Centraal Station is a key hub for the city’s tram network, with many lines starting and ending at the station. The trams are operated by GVB, the city’s public transport company. Trams can be an excellent way to get around Amsterdam, especially the city center, as they offer frequent service and extensive coverage.

Tram 2

This tram travels through the city center and passes major attractions such as the Royal Palace and the Museum District before terminating in the residential neighborhood of Nieuw Sloten.

Tram 4

This line travels to the south of the city, passing through the shopping street of Utrechtsestraat and ending at the RAI Convention Centre

Tram 12

This tram heads west from Centraal Station and terminates in Sloterdijk, passing through neighborhoods such as Oud-West and De Baarsjes.

Tram 13

This line travels to Geuzenveld in the west of the city, passing through areas such as Jordaan and Bos en Lommer.

Tram 17

This line heads to Osdorp, passing through areas such as Jordaan, Oud-West, and De Baarsjes.

Tram 26

This tram, known as the IJtram, travels to IJburg in the east of the city.

¬†You can pay for your tram ride using the OV-chipkaart, a rechargeable card used across all public transportation in the Netherlands, or buy a single-use ticket from the conductor’s booth in the tram. Remember to check in and out with your ticket or card when you enter and leave the tram.

For up-to-date tram schedules and route information, you can use the GVB website or app, or the 9292 journey planner, which provides information on all public transport in the Netherlands.