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There are 4 ways to get from Royal Palace of Amsterdam to Rijksmuseum by tram, bus, taxi or foot

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Line 2 tram  •  13 min

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

€1 - €2

3 alternative options

Bus  •  19 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Dam to Amsterdam, Leidseplein N84 / ...

€1 - €2

Taxi  •  3 min

  1. Take a taxi from Royal Palace of Amsterdam to Rijksmuseum 2.8 km

€9 - €12

Walk  •  21 min

  1. Walk from Royal Palace of Amsterdam to Rijksmuseum 1.8 km

Royal Palace of Amsterdam to Rijksmuseum by walk and tram

The journey time between Royal Palace of Amsterdam and Rijksmuseum is around 9 min and covers a distance of around 2 km. The fastest journey normally takes 7 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:
7 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:
23:58

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Royal Palace of Amsterdam to Rijksmuseum walk and tram schedules

Royal Palace of Amsterdam → Rijksmuseum
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COVID-19 help in Netherlands

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

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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 Rijksmuseum is 1351.

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

The social distance requirement in Rijksmuseum 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: 1 Aug 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Royal Palace of Amsterdam to Rijksmuseum is to line 2 tram which costs €1 - €2 and takes 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Royal Palace of Amsterdam to Rijksmuseum is to taxi which costs €9 - €12 and takes 3 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam, Dam and arriving at Amsterdam, Leidseplein. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Amsterdam, Dam 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 Royal Palace of Amsterdam and Rijksmuseum is 2 km.

The best way to get from Royal Palace of Amsterdam to Rijksmuseum without a car is to line 2 tram which takes 13 min and costs €1 - €2.

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

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Royal Palace of Amsterdam to Rijksmuseum bus services, operated by GVB, depart from Amsterdam, Dam station.

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Royal Palace of Amsterdam to Rijksmuseum train services, operated by GVB, depart from Amsterdam, Dam station.

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Royal Palace of Amsterdam to Rijksmuseum bus services, operated by GVB, arrive at Amsterdam, Leidseplein station.

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Map of how to get from Royal Palace of Amsterdam to Rijksmuseum.
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  • Distance: 1.5 km
  • Duration: 13 min

What companies run services between Royal Palace of Amsterdam, Netherlands and Rijksmuseum, Netherlands?

GVB operates a vehicle from Amsterdam, Dam to Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum every 5 minutes. Tickets cost €1 - €2 and the journey takes 9 min. Alternatively, GVB operates a bus from Amsterdam, Dam to Amsterdam, Leidseplein every 4 hours. Tickets cost €2 and the journey takes 7 min. Connexxion also services this route hourly.

Train operators
Bus operators
GVB
Phone
+31 900 8011
Website
gvb.nl
Bus from Amsterdam, Dam to Amsterdam, Leidseplein
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€2
Website
GVB
Other operators
Taxi from Royal Palace of Amsterdam to Rijksmuseum
Ave. Duration
3 min
Estimated price
€9 - €12
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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Royal Palace of Amsterdam to Rijksmuseum train services, operated by GVB, arrive at Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum station.

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