Amsterdam City Passes give you easy and quick access to attractions and museums in Amsterdam and discounts to tours and day trips. When you use an Amsterdam City Pass wisely, it can save you money.


But which Amsterdam Pass is the best? Below you will find an explanation of different Amsterdam passes. Tips on how to best use these cards are included.

I Amsterdam Card

Amsterdam Discount City Passes

The I Amsterdam Card is the most popular Amsterdam city pass, but it is also the most expensive. The card gives unlimited access to more than 70 museums and attractions in Amsterdam. You can make the best use of the card when you plan to visit many museums and attractions in a short period of time. 

The I Amsterdam Card includes: 

  • Free use of public transport for 1, 2, 3 or 4 days
  • A Canal Cruise
  • City Map
  • App
  • Magazine

Price I Amsterdam Card 2021

  • €65 (or US$73,93) – 24h City Card
  • €85 or (US$ 6,68) – Two days (48h)
  • €105 or (US$ 119,43) – Three days (72 hours)
  • €120 or (US$ 136.49) –  Four days (96 hours)

Tips for using the I Amsterdam Card

•   The I Amsterdam Card comes with two passes: one card for public transport and one card for the museums. Both passes start counting down the amount of hours the moment you first use them.

•   Start using your Public Transport Card when you want to visit a neighbourhood or museum outside the city centre. For ideas check Amsterdam neighbourhoods and A week in Amsterdam.

•   Get into the first museum after 10 am. That way, you still go to a museum the next morning as the card is valid for 24 hours.

•   Visit the Van Gogh Museum on Friday evening.

Amsterdam City Pass

Amsterdam City Pass

The Amsterdam City Pass buys fast-track admission to the Van Gogh Museum or the Rijksmuseum. This card is perfect when you want to least the Van Gogh or the Rijksmuseum. 



The Amsterdam City Pass includes:


  • A Canal Cruise
  • 20% discount to other museums
  • 20% discount to Guided Tours
  • Train Tickets from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Price Amsterdam City Pass 2021

The Amsterdam City Pass costs € 50,50.


Benefits of the Amsterdam City Pass

  • The Amsterdam City Pass is really easy to use. Just choose (book) the museum of your choice: either Rijksmuseum or Van Gogh. You also get the return train ticket, a canal cruise and discount.
  • Entrance to Rijksmuseum and Van Gogh Museum costs arounds € 19. A Canal Cruis is around € 16. Two train tickets are around €10. So to benefit financially from the Amsterdam City Pass, you will need to use the 20% discount for other museums and attractions, bike tours, but also excursions and organised side trips.
  • Kids can get this Amsterdam city pass with special discount.