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Amsterdam Central Station
Amsterdam Central Station (Amsterdam Centraal Station) is the largest railway station in the Netherlands, as well as the country’s most visited national heritage site. Serving up to 250,000 passengers every day, it’s the city’s most important transport hub, offering both national and international train services.

The Basics
Whether you’re riding the city trams and local trains around Amsterdam, catching a long-distance train to Paris or Brussels, or heading to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, you’re likely to pass through Amsterdam Central Station at some point during your travels. Sightseeing walking tours of the city often include a stop to admire the station’s striking 19th-century façade, while boat tours of Amsterdam’s canals leave from the quays right outside the station. 

Things to Know Before You Go
  • Facilities at Amsterdam Central Station include ATMs, restrooms, luggage storage, a tourist office, currency exchange, and a range of coffee shops, fast-food restaurants, and shops.
  • Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the station.
  • Amsterdam Central Station is fully wheelchair accessible.

How to Get There
Amsterdam Central Station is built upon three artificial islands on Stationsplein at the center of Amsterdam’s canal ring and within walking distance of many of the city’s central attractions. The northern terminus of Metro lines 51, 53, and 54, the station serves numerous national and international train services, several GVB tram and ferry routes, as well as local and regional buses operated by GVB, Connexxion and EBS. Taxis and water taxis can be found outside the station and trains to and from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport depart every 10 minutes and take around 20 minutes. 

When to Get There
Amsterdam Central Station is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and gets particularly busy during the weekday rush hours (early morning and early evening). However, if you have an early morning departure or late-night arrival, you may find many visitor facilities are closed.   

A Walking Tour of Amsterdam
Thanks to its strategic central location, Amsterdam Central Station is within walking distance of many popular tourist sights. Follow the scenic waterfront lanes into the atmospheric Red Light District; loop around to see attractions such as the Rembrandt house, the Amsterdam Museum, and the Anne Frank House; and finish by admiring the historic monuments of Dam Square. 
Address: Stationsplein, Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Amsterdam Introduction Tour with a Private GuideCultural Tours

Amsterdam Introduction Tour with a Private Guide

Experience Amsterdam and its culture during this 3-hour private walking tour. Your local guide will teach you all the in´s and out's Amsterdam has in store. Discover everything this city has to offer and learn about the rich culture and history of Amsterdam. See the most historic buildings, experience its culture first-hand and visit places only the locals are aware of.During this tour you will walk through the city center, the Old town, the Red Light District and the Jordaan district and learn about all the sights. This tour will let you see Amsterdam in a whole different way, providing you with information about Amsterdams most notorious events.
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Amsterdam Private Introduction TourCultural Tours

Amsterdam Private Introduction Tour

During this 3-hour private tour you will get to know Amsterdam like never before. You will get to see all the main sights that Amsterdam has to offer. You will not only visit the tourist spots, but also experience Amsterdam in its real way and visit places only the locals know. Discover The Red Light District, visit the Old town, see the city center, experience the Jordaan district and much more. After this tour you will know Amsterdam like never before, learn about the rich culture and history of Amsterdam including everything about the famous Red Light District, historic buildings and the Dutch culture of today. During this tour you will get to explore Amsterdam through the eyes of a local.
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Private Jordaan and Historic Amsterdam walking tourCultural Tours

Private Jordaan and Historic Amsterdam walking tour

Join this 2-hour walking tour and experience The Jordaan District and the history of Amsterdam. A unique experience which gives you the chance of seeing the area through the eyes of a local. Walk along the courtyards on the Palmgracht, the Lauriergracht and to the end of the world which is where the Brouwersgracht changes into the Lijnbaansgracht. You will walk past the many hidden courtyards and other special places in The Jordaan. See all the historic sights Amsterdam has to offer including places only known by locals. Get to know more about Amsterdam then just the Red Light District and the coffee shops. Learn about how in the 16th, 17th and 18th century the city played a major role in international banking, trade, arts, and architecture. You will see the historic sights together with its culture in the city. In this tour you will learn interesting historic facts about the most famous places, but also about unknown places only known by the locals.
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Private tour of historic AmsterdamCultural Tours

Private tour of historic Amsterdam

Join this 2-hour private walking tour of the Historical Center of Amsterdam and discover a city which was built seven centuries ago and which today counts over 100 canals and over 1000 bridges. Immerse yourself in the history of Amsterdam during this private experience and see all the sights Amsterdam has to offer including places only known by locals.Start your tour at the statue of Queen Wilhelmina and then head towards the Palace on Dam square which was originally build as our city hall. Visit the Nieuwe Kerk and pass the former main post office. You will learn about the Jews and their hiistory/culture in Amsterdam as well about the catholic churches in Amsterdam. discover all about the origins of the canal district, the Dutch Royal family and many things about the locals and their culture. Learn about how in the 16th, 17th and 18th century the city played a major role in international banking, trade, arts, and architecture.
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Private Jordaan walking tourCultural Tours

Private Jordaan walking tour

Join this 2- hour private walking tour and learn all you need to know about the Jordaan district. This unique experience gives you the chance of seeing the area through the eyes of a local. The Jordaan District is known as one of the hotspots of Amsterdam where you will get to explore many of its beautiful and historical sights. Get to know all about the area's origins and how they date back to the 17th century where it was built for workers and immigrants that came to Amsterdam. With this tour we will walk you past the many hidden courtyards and all the beautiful sights in the area like the Noordermarkt, Westertoren, Anne Frank House and Westerstraat. Your private guide will tell you many stories and anecdotes about the rich history and culture of this beautiful city district. Discover and learn all about the most famous places of The Jordaan, but also about the unknown places only known by the locals.
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Private Amsterdam History TourCultural Tours

Private Amsterdam History Tour

Join this 2 hour walking through the historic center of Amsterdam. See all the sights Amsterdam has to offer including places only known by locals. Get to know more about Amsterdam then just the Red Light District and the coffee shops. Learn about how in the 16th, 17th and 18th century the city played a major role in international banking, trade, arts, and architecture. Amsterdam is also the place where locals and visitors enjoy their beers, wines, and food in the many bars, cafés, and restaurants the city has to offer. Not only will the history be told but you will also learn about present-day Amsterdam. You will see the historic sights together with its culture in the city. In this tour you will learn interesting historic facts about the most famous places, but also about unknown places only known by the locals.
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Zaanse Schans Windmills, Marken and Volendam Half-Day Trip from AmsterdamDay Trips

Zaanse Schans Windmills, Marken and Volendam Half-Day Trip from Amsterdam

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See Zaanse Schans, Volendam, and Marken on a half-day or full-day windmill tour departing from Amsterdam. Visit a cheese factory to sample local dairy products, admire a classic line-up of authentic windmills, and watch a shoemaker fashion wooden clogs using traditional methods. Hear commentary from your audio guide during the coach journey, and enjoy guided tours in each picturesque village. You can also opt for a ferry cruise from Volendam to Marken (summer only, included in tour price). Choose the full-day option for more time at each stop.
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Bruges Full-Day Tour from AmsterdamDay Trips

Bruges Full-Day Tour from Amsterdam

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Explore one of Belgium’s most incredible cities on this Bruges day trip from Amsterdam. Journey in the comfort of a coach bus and relax as you listen to information about the city’s sights from your guide. Have ample time to explore the churches, canals, and shops on your own, snap photos of the iconic windmills, and sample famous Belgian chocolates on this tour that showcases the best of Bruges. After your tour, receive a voucher for an Amsterdam canal cruise to use at your leisure.
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Charm of Holland - All-inclusive Countryside & Windmills Day Trip from AmsterdamDay Trips

Charm of Holland - All-inclusive Countryside & Windmills Day Trip from Amsterdam

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Delve into the rich cultural tapestry of Holland on a comprehensive day-trip from Amsterdam. With a professional guide, travel through Holland’s beautiful countryside and discover tulip-filled meadows, historical windmills and traditional cheese factories. Visit villages and towns like Edam, Marken, Volendam and Zaanse Schans, and enjoy a pleasant balance of guided walking tours and leisurely free time. Taste the globally renowned cheese of Volendam; witness the art of wooden shoe-making in Marken; take a tranquil cruise to Volendam; and marvel at the ancient windmills of Zaanse Schans.
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Amsterdam 4-Course Luxury Dinner CruiseDay Cruises

Amsterdam 4-Course Luxury Dinner Cruise

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As the sun goes down over Amsterdam, enjoy its illuminated waterfront and history on an evening canal cruise. Kick back with a glass of refreshingly Prosecco before settling in for a 4-course gourmet dinner with bottomless drinks. Drift slowly past historical attractions including the Anne Frank House and the Bloemenmarkt, while listening to informative onboard commentary. A perfect romantic night—or with children’s meals available, a great activity for the family too.
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Rotterdam, Delft & The Hague Full-Day Tour from AmsterdamDay Trips

Rotterdam, Delft & The Hague Full-Day Tour from Amsterdam

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Finished touring Amsterdam and want to see more of Holland? Don’t miss this full-day tour featuring the highlight attractions of the Netherlands. Visit The Hague, the seat of the Dutch government, and watch how the blue-and-white Delft pottery is made. Admire the experimental architecture of Rotterdam, get on board on a Rotterdam Cruise for stunning city views and explore the miniature park of Madurodam. All entrance fees as well as a complimentary Amsterdam canal cruise are included.
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Amsterdam Super Saver: Countryside & Windmills + Keukenhof Gardens ComboDay Trips

Amsterdam Super Saver: Countryside & Windmills + Keukenhof Gardens Combo

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Discover the best of the Dutch countryside with this Super Saver that pairs two popular tours in one day. Spend the morning in the windmill village of Zaanse Schans, visit a clog maker, and take a boat ride to the old-time fishing villages of Volendam and Marken, where you taste traditional Dutch cheese. In the afternoon, experience explosions of colors at the Keukenhof Gardens—home to millions of tulips, bluebells, hyacinths, and other flowers—that will take your breath away. A canal sightseeing cruise in Amsterdam with audio commentary is also included.
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Amsterdam Combo: Heineken Experience & 1-Hour Canal CruiseSuper Savers

Amsterdam Combo: Heineken Experience & 1-Hour Canal Cruise

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Combine two of Amsterdam’s top-selling experiences and save money with a Super Saver Heineken Experience and canal cruise package—a convenient and budget-friendly choice that’s ideal for first-time visitors. Guarantee your entry to the often sold-out Heineken Experience by booking in advance and get unobstructed views of Amsterdam’s UNESCO-listed waterways, without the crowds on land, during a canal cruise—a quintessential Amsterdam experience.
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Brussels Full-Day Tour from AmsterdamDay Trips

Brussels Full-Day Tour from Amsterdam

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This day trip from Amsterdam takes you on a whirlwind tour through one of Belgium’s largest cities, Brussels. Experience beer, chocolate, diamonds and art, and learn about all-things Belgian from an informative guide. Enjoy a walking tour and snap a photo of the impish Manneken Pis in Brussels, and pick up delicious Belgian chocolates before returning to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam Dutch Wine and Cheese Candlelight CruiseDay Cruises

Amsterdam Dutch Wine and Cheese Candlelight Cruise

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Unwind from busy sightseeing or set the mood for a romantic night with this relaxing candlelight cruise along Amsterdam’s fabled canals. Aboard a glass-enclosed boat, admire beautiful waterfront views of the UNESCO-listed canals as you sip wine and enjoy delicious snacks. It’s the perfect way to wrap up a day and cozy up with that special someone.
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Keukenhof Gardens Half Day Guided Tour from Amsterdam with Free 1-Hour CruiseDay Trips

Keukenhof Gardens Half Day Guided Tour from Amsterdam with Free 1-Hour Cruise

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See the famous tulips of Holland on this tour to Keukenhof Gardens from Amsterdam, with convenient coach transportation from the city through the Dutch countryside. Breeze past the long lines with priority admission and enjoy hours of free time at Keukenhof to explore independently, admiring the kaleidoscope of tulips and other flowers. Also included with your package: an Amsterdam canal cruise to use at your leisure.
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1-Hour Luxury Canal Tour starting at Anne Frank House AmsterdamDay Cruises

1-Hour Luxury Canal Tour starting at Anne Frank House Amsterdam

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Glide through Amsterdam's canals in style and comfort aboard a luxury open-air boat with no windows or walls between you and the sights. Settle into comfy cushioned seats, and warm up with provided blankets and a drink from the cash bar if the weather is chilly. The 1-hour cruise departs multiple times daily from the Anne Frank House, so it's easy to fit into most sightseeing itineraries.
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Amsterdam 1-Hour Canal Cruise from Central StationDay Cruises

Amsterdam 1-Hour Canal Cruise from Central Station

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Discover the beautiful city of Amsterdam, known as the ‘Venice of the North,’ from the water on this 1-hour sightseeing cruise. After reserving your preferred departure time, skip past any lines and set off on the UNESCO-listed waterways aboard a glass-topped canal boat. Glide under pretty bridges, past 17th-century buildings and landmarks such as the Skinny Bridge and Anne Frank House, and learn about the city’s history from the audio guide. Upgrade your canal cruise with a 1-Day Amsterdam Public Transport ticket which is valid on trams, buses, ferries and the metro.
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Amsterdam Private Bike Tour with a Local

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Explore Amsterdam the way it was meant to be seen—by bike! On this private tour, hop aboard a quality rental bike and follow a local guide on a personalized tour of the city's most interesting neighborhoods, scenic paths and iconic attractions. It’s a great way to soak up the sights and atmosphere in one of Europe’s most bike-friendly cities.
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PRIVATE Authentic Zaanse Schans Tour with Chocolate & Cheese Tastings IncludedDay Trips

PRIVATE Authentic Zaanse Schans Tour with Chocolate & Cheese Tastings Included

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Zaanse Schans is known for its historic buildings and working windmills, but gaining intimate insight into the traditional region can be difficult on a self-led trip. Explore Zaanse Schans on a private tour from Amsterdam Centraal, and visit a clog workshop, traditional dairy, and chocolate factory for insight into the country’s industrial heritage, learning more about the neighborhood from your local guide.
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Amsterdam Candlelight Cruise including Wine and CheeseFood Tours

Amsterdam Candlelight Cruise including Wine and Cheese

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Unwind from a busy day of sightseeing on this evening cruise through Amsterdam's canal district. Admire the illuminated waterfronts as you glide through the city center, the Golden Bend, and Oosterdok, and listen to the onboard guide's insightful commentary. As you take in the sights, savor wine, Dutch cheese, and snacks while seated at a table aboard the boat.
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90min Salon Boat Cruise - All drinks & snacks incl. - departure @ Pulitzer HotelDay Cruises

90min Salon Boat Cruise - All drinks & snacks incl. - departure @ Pulitzer Hotel

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Cruise down the famous canals of Amsterdam during this 1-hour boat tour. Hop aboard the Royal Agatha captains boat, a closed vessel, to avoid the chilly weather during the winter boats. Sit back and enjoy the beautiful city pass you by and see landmarks while sipping on a warm beverage—available for purchase on board.
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Amsterdam Red Light District Walking TourWalking Tours

Amsterdam Red Light District Walking Tour

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Take an adults-only walking tour through Amsterdam’s Red Light District accompanied by a guide. Visit the Museum of Prostitution and stroll narrow streets, such as Zeedijk, as you explore ‘De Wallen’ in safety. Discover the history of this centuries-old profession while you walk past the windows and learn the function of the red lights.
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NEW: Evening Canal Cruise- drinks & snacks incl.- Starting at Anne Frank HouseDay Cruises

NEW: Evening Canal Cruise- drinks & snacks incl.- Starting at Anne Frank House

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On our 90 minute all drinks and snacks inclusive evening cruise you will explore Amsterdam, its famous landmarks, culture, and rich trading history whilst relaxing on our covered and heated saloon boat. At night all the bridges light up in the city so it will feel like sailing through a fairytale. The cruise will be done with a small group of people, so expect an interactive tour, with enough space for questions and any needed recommendations for your further stay in Amsterdam.
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