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There are 5 ways to get from Dam Square to Van Gogh Museum by tram, bus, night bus, taxi or foot

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Recommended option

Line 2 tram  •  16 min

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

€1 - €2

4 alternative options

Bus  •  18 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Dam to Amsterdam, Ruysdaelkade N84

€2

Night bus  •  15 min

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

€1 - €2

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Dam Square to Van Gogh Museum 5.8 km

€16 - €20

Walk  •  26 min

  1. Walk from Dam Square to Van Gogh Museum 2.2 km

Dam Square to Van Gogh Museum by walk and tram

The journey time between Dam Square and Van Gogh Museum is around 11 min and covers a distance of around 2 km. The fastest journey normally takes 8 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:
11 min
Fastest journey time:
8 min
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:
23:58

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Dam Square to Van Gogh Museum walk and tram schedules

Dam Square → Van Gogh Museum
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Rules to follow in Netherlands

1.5m

Mandatory

Travel within Netherlands

Observe COVID-19 safety rules
Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

COVID-19 help in Netherlands

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 1351

Frequently Asked Questions


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 Van Gogh Museum is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Van Gogh Museum is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Van Gogh Museum 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: 23 Jun 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dam Square to Van Gogh Museum is to line 2 tram which costs €1 - €2 and takes 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dam Square to Van Gogh Museum is to taxi which costs €16 - €20 and takes 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam, Dam and arriving at Amsterdam, Ruysdaelkade. Services depart three times a day, and operate Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Amsterdam, Dam and arriving at Amsterdam, Van Baerlestraat. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 min.

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The distance between Dam Square and Van Gogh Museum is 2 km.

The best way to get from Dam Square to Van Gogh Museum without a car is to line 2 tram which takes 16 min and costs €1 - €2.

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The line 2 tram from Amsterdam, Dam to Amsterdam, Van Baerlestraat takes 11 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Dam Square to Van Gogh Museum bus services, operated by GVB, depart from Amsterdam, Dam station.

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Dam Square to Van Gogh Museum train services, operated by GVB, depart from Amsterdam, Dam station.

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Dam Square to Van Gogh Museum bus services, operated by GVB, arrive at Amsterdam, Ruysdaelkade station.

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Map of how to get from Dam Square to Van Gogh Museum.
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  • Distance: 1.8 km
  • Duration: 16 min

What companies run services between Dam Square, Nord-Holland, Netherlands and Van Gogh Museum, Netherlands?

GVB operates a vehicle from Amsterdam, Dam to Amsterdam, Van Baerlestraat every 5 minutes. Tickets cost €1 - €2 and the journey takes 11 min. Alternatively, GVB operates a bus from Amsterdam, Dam to Amsterdam, Ruysdaelkade 3 times a day. Tickets cost €2 and the journey takes 8 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
GVB
Phone
+31 900 8011
Website
gvb.nl
Bus from Amsterdam, Dam to Amsterdam, Ruysdaelkade
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€2
Website
GVB
Other operators
Taxi from Dam Square to Van Gogh Museum
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
€16 - €20
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 Van Gogh Museum train services, operated by GVB, arrive at Amsterdam, Van Baerlestraat station.

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