Category: Visitors Guide

We have lots of practical information about Amsterdam, for tourists, business people, other visitors, and expats.

Be sure to check this Basic Information GuideIt will show you where to find information about public transport in Amsterdam, how to get to and from Schiphol airport, as well as suggestions on what to see and do in this fine city.

Many updates in this section have to do with the ever-changing weather in Amsterdam. Each monthly forecast also has tips on what to pack for your trip.

 

Amsterdam Public Transport Guide and Tickets

Guide to public transport in Amsterdam.

There are many ticket options. Some include transfer between Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and the city.

For most tourists, 1-7 day tickets are the best deal. They entitle you to unlimited travel through Amsterdam – day and night – by tram, bus and metro. Ferries across the river IJ are always free.

Amsterdam weather in February

Normally February is the coldest month throughout the Netherlands, and the coldest time of the year to spend in Amsterdam.

But it’s also one of the driest months, and there are quite a few sunny days. Often this is the month that ice skating is possible.

Amsterdam weather in December

December is not the rainiest month in Amsterdam, nor the coldest. But you should expect a fair amount of precipitation — usually in the form of rain or wet snow.

It rarely snows in December. But when it does, you’re in for a treat.

Amsterdam Weather in November

The weather in Amsterdam during the month of November is best characterized by the word ‘turbulent.’

Dutch farmers refer to November as wind– or dolmaand — windy or crazy month. Oh, and it’s the rainiest month of the year.