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There are 4 ways to get from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Dam Square by tram, bus, taxi or foot

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Line 17 tram  •  7 min

  1. Take the line 17 tram from Amsterdam, Centraal Station to Amsterdam, Dam 24 / ...

€1 - €2

3 alternative options

Bus  •  8 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Centraal Station to Amsterdam, Dam N93 / ...

€1 - €2

Taxi  •  4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Dam Square 2.2 km

€8 - €10

Walk  •  10 min

  1. Walk from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Dam Square 855 meters

Amsterdam Centraal Station to Dam Square by tram and walk

The journey time between Amsterdam Centraal Station and Dam Square is around 3 min and covers a distance of around 894 meters. The fastest journey normally takes 1 min. Operated by GVB, the Amsterdam Centraal Station to Dam Square service departs from Amsterdam, Centraal Station and arrives in Dam Square. Typically 4327 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3 min
Fastest journey time:
1 min
Journey distance:
894 meters
Services per week:
4327
Cheapest price:
€1
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:00
Last service departs at:
23:59

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Amsterdam Centraal Station to Dam Square tram and walk schedules

Amsterdam Centraal Station → Dam Square
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Dam Square is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Dam Square is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Dam Square is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1351.

Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Dam Square is to line 17 tram which costs €1 - €2 and takes 7 min.

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The fastest way to get from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Dam Square is to taxi. Taking this option will cost €8 - €10 and takes 4 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam, Centraal Station station and arriving at Amsterdam, Dam. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Amsterdam, Centraal Station station and arriving at Amsterdam, Dam. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam Centraal Station and Dam Square is 751 meters.

The best way to get from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Dam Square without a car is to line 17 tram which takes 7 min and costs €1 - €2.

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The line 17 tram from Amsterdam, Centraal Station to Amsterdam, Dam takes 4 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Amsterdam Centraal Station to Dam Square bus services, operated by GVB, depart from Amsterdam, Centraal Station.

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Amsterdam Centraal Station to Dam Square train services, operated by GVB, depart from Amsterdam, Centraal Station.

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Amsterdam Centraal Station to Dam Square bus services, operated by GVB, arrive at Amsterdam, Dam station.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Dam Square.
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  • Distance: 751 meters
  • Duration: 7 min

What companies run services between Amsterdam Centraal Station, Netherlands and Dam Square, Nord-Holland, Netherlands?

GVB operates a vehicle from Amsterdam, Centraal Station to Amsterdam, Dam every 5 minutes. Tickets cost €1 - €2 and the journey takes 4 min. Alternatively, GVB operates a bus from Amsterdam, Centraal Station to Amsterdam, Dam hourly. Tickets cost €2 and the journey takes 4 min. Connexxion also services this route hourly.

Train operators
Bus operators
GVB
Phone
+31 900 8011
Website
gvb.nl
Bus from Amsterdam, Centraal Station to Amsterdam, Dam
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2
Website
GVB
Other operators
Taxi from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Dam Square
Ave. Duration
4 min
Estimated price
€8 - €10
TCA Taxi
Phone
+31 20 777 7777
Website
tcataxi.nl
Taxi Team Amsterdam
Phone
+31 64 444 4087
Staxi
Phone
+31 20 705 8888
Website
staxi.nl
PrimoTaxi
Phone
+ 31 10 262 2540
Website
primotaxi.nl
Goedkoopnaarschiphol.NL
Phone
+31 20 260 0810
Website
goedkoopnaarschiphol.nl

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Amsterdam Centraal Station to Dam Square train services, operated by GVB, arrive at Amsterdam, Dam station.

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