Metro (subway) in Amsterdam:
info, tickets, route plans & tips for passengers
The Amsterdam Metro (Dutch: Amsterdamse metro) services the city as well as the surrounding communities of Diemen, Amstelveen, and Ouder-Amstel. The Metro is operated by a municipal company, GVB, which is also responsible for the tram, bus, and ferry mass transportation systems.
Compared to Paris and London, for example, the Amsterdam Metro system is relatively new. The first line wasn’t opened until 1977.
Tickets for the public transport system in Amsterdam:
Which ticket option is best for me?
Whether single ride via e-purse, also referred to as OV-card, all-day ticket, “I Amsterdam Card”, or “Amsterdam Travel Card”, you will find detailed information for all, as well as current fares here.
It allows you to quickly and easily find the right ticket option for your stay in Amsterdam. Researching all options upfront and knowing which ticket option works best for you, will save you money and time after arrival and prevent stressful situations.