Amsterdam Trip Planner

Plan a trip to Amsterdam and know your trip budget

Planning a trip to amsterdam

The city of shimmering canals and picture perfect multi colored houses, Amsterdam in Netherlands never seems to be away from the imagination of any traveler. Connoisseurs love this city for its art, its culture, its historicity and for its effervescent charm. Thus, when you create an Amsterdam Trip Planner, make sure you should be able to capture the spirit which this city exudes. For the lovers of art, this city is like a haven as the city seems to be literally strewn with fragments of human imagination. Then, there are those ever smiling and ever resplendent flowers that render a dream like quality to this city. Its atmospheric lanes and quarters take you back into the past and offer a surreal quality to your trip.

Some of the top attractions in Amsterdam are: The Rijksmuseum, The Anne Frank Museum, The Van Gogh Museum, The West Church, Rembrandt House Museum, The Royal Palace, The Jewish Historical Museum, Amsterdam's Municipal Museum, The Begijnhof, The Old Church, The Port of Amsterdam, The New Church & the National Monument, The Amsterdam Museum, Kalverstraat and Vlooienmarkt, The Museum of the Tropics, and last but not the least, The Botanical Gardens & the Zoo. While a number of other attractions grace the landscape of Amsterdam, these are the ones that are essential for your Amsterdam itinerary Planner.

Like most of the other European cities, Amsterdam’s public transport network stands excellent to help commuters hop from one attraction to another. There are trams, buses, night buses, metro and ferries operated by public transport operator GVB in Amsterdam which helps you cover the distance between two given attractions. You can check the schedule of buses and trams online so as to enjoy a smooth travel across Amsterdam. One of the best way to explore this city is to take a bike on rent and ride along the bike paths for a memorable travel experience. To reach Amsterdam, you need to reach Schiphol International Airport which is also one of the busiest in the world.

When you plan a trip to Amsterdam, do not just stick to visiting regular attractions and sights. There are a number of unusual and different things to do in Amsterdam such as visiting quirky museums like Electric Ladyland: The Museum of Fluorescent Art, Nieuwe Spiegelstraat, The Torture Museum, Museum Vrolik, or Book Mountain. These attractions will introduce you the unique and modern side of Amsterdam.

Getting a Visa to Amsterdam is extremely easy. Foreign nationals who wish to stay in the Netherlands for up to three months require a short stay visa or Schengen visa. However, travelers who belong to EU, EEA or Switzerland as well as some other countries are exempt from the visa requirement.

Tasting the rich cuisine is an essential part of Amsterdam trip planning. When you make a visit to this celebrated city, don’t forget to taste local delicacies like 'Hollandse Nieuwe', and 'stroopwafel' which is the most famous and popular pastry from The Netherlands. In order to taste the local food, try to include a visit to local markets in your Amsterdam trip planner. The best known of Amsterdam’s markets are: Antiekcentrum, Postzegelmarkt, Westerstraat, Flower Market, Waterlooplein Flea Market, Albert Cuyp Market, and Farmer's Market on Noordermarkt amongst many others that line up the city.

A good Amsterdam trip planner will make you understand why this city is known as Europe's wildest yet most exuberant city. It will help you execute your travel plans in a more hassle-free way.

Amsterdam Tourism and Travel Guide

One of the top tourist destinations in the Netherlands, Amsterdam (Capital of Netherlands) is a city of charming and sometimes quirky variety. The city is easy to navigate both on foot, by public transport, or on the traditionally preferred bicycle. The city has everything that you need to make your trip a shining success from picturesque locations
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Restaurants in Amsterdam

  • Flinders Cafe

    Address: Frederik Hendrikplantsoen 36

    Restaurants Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses
  • Pasta Factory

    Address: Muntplein 7

    Italian
  • La Place

    Address: Kalverstraat 203

    Restaurants
  • Café-Restaurant Stork

    Address: Gedempt Hamerkanaal 201

    Seafood
  • Franklin Bar & Kitchen

    Address: Amstelveenseweg 156

    Restaurants Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses Bars
  • India Roti Room

    Address: Eerste Oosterparkstraat 67-71

    Indian

Cafes in Amsterdam

  • La Gare

    Address: Stationsstraat 1

    Restaurants Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses
  • Café Sarphaat

    Address: Ceintuurbaan 157-A

    Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses Restaurants Bars
  • Wijnbar diVino

    Address: Boomstraat 41A

    Italian Wine Bars Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses
  • De Blauwe Pan

    Address: Westerstraat 200

    Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses Restaurants Bars
  • Café Scrapyard

    Address: Kinkerstraat 24 H

    Restaurants Cafes, Coffee and Tea Houses

Homestays in Amsterdam

  • Annette's B&B

    Address: Brederodestraat 76/HS

    Bed and Breakfasts Hotels and Motels
  • Breitner House

    Address: Oosterpark 87-88

    Hotels and Motels Bed and Breakfasts
  • Shelter Hostels Amsterdam

    Address: Barndesteeg 21 & Bloemstraat 179

    Hotels and Motels Bed and Breakfasts
  • Stout & Co

    Address: Hoogte Kadijk 71

    Hotels and Motels Bed and Breakfasts

Hostels in Amsterdam

  • Stayokay Amsterdam Zeeburg

    Address: Timorplein 21

    Hotels and Motels Hostels
  • Heart of Amsterdam

    Address: Oudezijds Achterburgwal 120

    Hotels and Motels Hostels
  • Hostel Cosmos Amsterdam

    Address: Frans van Mierisstraat 69A

    Hotels and Motels Hostels

Other Important Places in Amsterdam

  • Station Amsterdam Centraal

    Address: Stationsplein

    Rail Stations Landmarks
  • Ashworth Belts BV

    Address: Kabelweg 57

    Public Transportation Services
  • Station Amsterdam Sloterdijk

    Address: Orlyplein 105

    Rail Stations
  • Amsterdam Centraal

    Address: Stationsplein

    Rail Stations
  • Station Amsterdam Zuid

    Address: Zuidplein 10

    Rail Stations
  • Station Amsterdam RAI

    Address: Europaboulevard 6

    Rail Stations
  • Akhnaton

    Address: Nieuwezijds Kolk 25

    Convention Centers
  • Palm, Sticht De

    Address: Palmstraat 34

    Convention Centers
  • Aristo Amsterdam BV

    Address: Teleportboulevard 100

    Convention Centers
  • Stadsdeel Nieuw-West

    Address: Osdorpplein 1000

    Government Departments and Agencies
  • Stadsdeel Zuid Oost

    Address: Anton de Komplein 150

    City Halls
  • Partij voor de Dieren

    Address: Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 32

    Government Departments and Agencies
  • Stadsdeel Oost

    Address: Oranje-Vrijstaatplein 2

    City Halls
  • Stichting Amstelland Bibliotheken

    Address: Stadsplein 102

    Libraries
  • Huis De Pinto

    Address: Sint Antoniesbreestraat 69

    Libraries
  • Openbare Bibliotheek Amsterdam

    Address: Oosterdokskade 143

    Libraries
  • Politie

    Address: Van Leijenberghlaan 15

    Police Stations
  • Politie

    Address: Klimopweg 2

    Police Stations
  • Politie

    Address: Flierbosdreef 15

    Police Stations
  • Brandweerkazerne Hendrik

    Address: Marnixstraat 170

    Fire Stations
  • Antarctica Parking

    Address: Hoogoorddreef 3

    Parking
  • Q-Park Europarking

    Address: Marnixstraat 250

    Parking
  • Rhebergen Multihull Yachts BV

    Address: tt. Neveritaweg 23

    Parking
  • Instituut Schreuder

    Address: Van de Veldestraat 10

    Primary and Secondary Schools
  • Barlaeus Gymnasium

    Address: Weteringschans 29/31

    Primary and Secondary Schools
  • Het Amsterdams Lyceum

    Address: Valeriusplein 15

    Primary and Secondary Schools
  • VUmc

    Address: De Boelelaan 1117

    Hospitals, Clinics and Medical Centers
  • Doctors Inc

    Address: Falckstraat 51

    Hospitals, Clinics and Medical Centers
  • OLVG locatie Oost

    Address: Oosterpark 9

    Hospitals, Clinics and Medical Centers

How much does it cost to travel to Amsterdam

Plan your trip to Amsterdam with an estimated budget for your travel. The average daily cost of food in Amsterdam is USD 87.59 per person. For a family of four, the cost of eating out is USD 350.36. For accommodation, be ready to spend around USD 262 for a budget accommodation and USD 106 for a luxury hotel, per day, per person. For getting around Amsterdam, you will need a rough figure of USD 86.13 per day. For detailed Amsterdam trip cost calculator, use Amsterdam Trip Planner.

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Average Price of a Luxury Trip in Amsterdam

  • Average Daily Cost* USD443 Per Person
  • Cost for One Week USD3101 Per Person
  • Cost for Two Weeks USD6202 Per Person
  • Cost for One Month USD13290 Per Person

Average Price of a Mid-Range Trip in Amsterdam

  • Average Daily Cost* USD 341 Per Person
  • Cost for One Week USD 2387 Per Person
  • Cost for Two Weeks USD 4774 Per Person
  • Cost for One Month USD 10230 Per Person

Average Price of a Budget Trip in Amsterdam

  • Average Daily Cost* USD 337 Per Person
  • Cost for One Week USD 2359 Per Person
  • Cost for Two Weeks USD 4718 Per Person
  • Cost for One Month USD 10110 Per Person

*Based on Food, Accommodation & Transportation

How much will it cost once you're in Amsterdam

Food & Drinks
  • 3-Course meal (mid-range) USD 35.03
  • Fast food Combo meal USD 9.34
  • Coffee (Cappuccino regular) USD 3.32
  • Bottle of Water (1.5 L) USD 1.08
  • Soft Drinks (Coke/Pepsi, 0.33 L) USD 2.83
  • Domestic Beer (0.5 L) USD 1.4
Accommodation & Transportation
  • Budget Accommodation USD 262
  • Luxury Accommodation USD 106
  • Taxi Start (Standard Tariff) USD 5.49
  • Taxi per km (Standard Tariff) USD 2.92
  • One-way Ticket (Local Transit) USD 3.45
  • Fuel (1 L) USD 1.89
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