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There are 6 ways to get from Dam Square to Museumplein by tram, night bus, taxi or foot

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Line 2 tram via Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum  •  16 min

  1. Take the line 2 tram from Amsterdam, Paleisstraat to Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum 2 / ...

€1 - €2

5 alternative options

Line 2 tram  •  18 min

  1. Take the line 2 tram from Amsterdam, Dam to Amsterdam, Van Baerlestraat 2 / ...

€1 - €2

Line 12 tram  •  18 min

  1. Take the line 12 tram from Amsterdam, Dam to Amsterdam, Museumplein 12

€1 - €2

Night bus  •  18 min

  1. Take the night bus from Amsterdam, Dam to Amsterdam, Museumplein N57 / ...

€1 - €2

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dam Square to Museumplein 6 km

€17 - €21

Walk  •  27 min

  1. Walk from Dam Square to Museumplein 2.3 km

Dam Square to Museumplein by walk and tram

The journey time between Dam Square and Museumplein is around 9 min and covers a distance of around 2 km. The fastest journey normally takes 6 min. Services are operated by GVB. Typically 2025 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
9 min
Fastest journey time:
6 min
Journey distance:
2 km
Services per week:
2025
Cheapest price:
€1
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:01
Last service departs at:
23:59

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Dam Square to Museumplein walk and tram schedules

Dam Square → Museumplein
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Yes, travel within Netherlands is currently allowed.

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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 Museumplein is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Museumplein is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Museumplein 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 Dam Square to Museumplein is to line 2 tram via Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum which costs €1 - €2 and takes 16 min.

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The fastest way to get from Dam Square to Museumplein is to taxi. Taking this option will cost €17 - €21 and takes 8 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Amsterdam, Dam and arriving at Amsterdam, Museumplein. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Amsterdam, Paleisstraat and arriving at Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 min.

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The distance between Dam Square and Museumplein is 2 km.

The best way to get from Dam Square to Museumplein without a car is to line 2 tram via Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum which takes 16 min and costs €1 - €2.

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The line 2 tram from Amsterdam, Paleisstraat to Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum takes 9 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Dam Square to Museumplein bus services, operated by Connexxion, depart from Amsterdam, Dam station.

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Dam Square to Museumplein train services, operated by GVB, depart from Amsterdam, Paleisstraat station.

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Dam Square to Museumplein bus services, operated by Connexxion, arrive at Amsterdam, Museumplein station.

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Map of how to get from Dam Square to Museumplein.
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  • Distance: 1.9 km
  • Duration: 16 min

What companies run services between Dam Square, Nord-Holland, Netherlands and Museumplein, Netherlands?

GVB operates a vehicle from Amsterdam, Paleisstraat to Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum every 5 minutes. Tickets cost €1 - €2 and the journey takes 9 min. Alternatively, Connexxion operates a vehicle from Amsterdam, Dam to Amsterdam, Museumplein hourly. Tickets cost €1 - €2 and the journey takes 10 min.

Train operators
GVB
Phone
+31 900 8011
Website
gvb.nl
Tram from Amsterdam, Paleisstraat to Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €2
Website
GVB
Tram from Amsterdam, Dam to Amsterdam, Van Baerlestraat
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €2
Website
GVB
Tram from Amsterdam, Dam to Amsterdam, Museumplein
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €2
Website
GVB
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Dam Square to Museumplein
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
€17 - €21
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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Dam Square to Museumplein train services, operated by GVB, arrive at Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum station.

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