Amsterdam Sights

Alternative Taxi Services

Taxis are quite expensive in Amsterdam and Amsterdam taxi drivers have a bad reputation. Luckily there are several other attractive options to get to your destination.

bike taxi service

WielerTaxi has modern looking bicycle vehicles that cover passengers against rain.
€10 per 15 min   you can negotiate a price with your driver beforehand.

amphibious bus

The Floating Dutchman is a tour coach and canal boat.
€20 per 1 h and 15 min   buy online with 10% discount

karos carriage taxi

The tour by horse and carriage begins and ends at Dam Square in front of the Royal Palace. The coachman is also your guide.
€35 per 20 min   daily from 11:00 to 18:00

canal bus

Hop on, hop off all day long. Frequent and regular service with 3 routes and 17 stops, located near museums, shopping districts and tourist attractions.
€20 day ticket   buy online with 10% discount

water taxi

Pick-up and drop off anywhere throughout Amsterdam, an ideal way for small groups (up to 8 passengers).
€1.75 per 1 min per boat

city center line

a fast bus service with a route straight through central Amsterdam and along the famous canals.
€2 one way   every 30 min

motorcycle taxi

The Motortaxi transports clients on the back of the motorbike, which is fast and funny. Helmet (different sizes available) and motor clothes are provided.
€15 within the ring     24x7 service
temporarily out of service

eco tuktuk city tour

Stop a Tuk Tuk at the Leidseplein, Noordermarkt, Centraal Station or Station Bijlmer (Zuidoost).

€39 pp 60-90 min
more info

Regular taxi services: call +31 20 6666 666

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