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Great way to see the city on a rainy day
Hop On – Hop Off buses and boats are a great way to do some city sightseeing in Amsterdam. As you might know by now the weather in Amsterdam is not always cooperative for those who want to do some sightseeing. So it won’t come as a surprise that tourists pouring into the city of Amsterdam, buy Hop On – Hop Off tickets in the thousands. The Hop On – Hop Off tours by CitySightseeingAmsterdam offer a great, convenient alternative for public transport; the routes are simple and take you along all the highlights and landmarks of Amsterdam. The buses and boats that run on the tours are fitted with big panoramic windows to ensure you have a good view on all that there is to see. For those who want to find out more about the highlights that you’ll pass, an audio guide in several languages is available free of charge.
How does it work? There are different types of tickets available; bus only tickets, boat only tickets and combination tickets. These three types can have a validity of either 24 hours or 48 hours. These tickets can either be bought online with a discount or on the buses and the boats themselves. When combined with a tourist attraction like a museum, there is also the possibility of getting a discount.
Hop On Hop Off Buses and boats have various stops in the most interesting parts of the city and tourists can hop on and hop off as much as they want. What could be more fun than hopping off from a boat and hopping into a bus?
City Sightseeing Hop On – Hop Off buses and boats run 7 days a week. During opening hours approximately ever 15-20 minutes the buses and boats depart. During high season opening times are a bit broader as the hop on hop off tours start a bit earlier at 9:15 instead of 10:00.
|Summer season March 23 – October 30||09.15 – 18.00|
|Winter season October 31 – March 22||10:00 – 18:05|
Note – No departures on April 27 due to Kings Day.
To ensure availability of the hop on hop off tours we recommend purchasing tickets upfront online. There are different types of tickets available; bus only tickets, boat only tickets and combination tickets. These three types can have a validity of either 24 hours or 48 hours. We strongly recommend the combination ticket, as it will only cost you few bucks extra, but you’ll save money on an additional canal cruise for instance. When don’t have the ability to buy tickets online, there are tickets available on the boats and buses and at every Tours and Tickets and Lovers Canal Cruises store in Amsterdam.
|Adults Hop on Hop off boat tour 24h||€ 22,-|
|Adults Hop on Hop off bus tour 24h||€ 21,-|
|Adults Hop on Hop off bus & boat combination 24h||€ 25,-|
|Adults Hop on Hop off boat tour 48h||€ 36,-|
|Adults Hop on Hop off bus tour 48h||€ 36,-|
|Adults Hop on Hop off bus & boat combination 48h||€ 36,-|
|Infants below 3 years||Free of charge|
|Children from 3 to 12||50% discount on adult price|
– Order your tickets with our exclusive Tours-tickets.com discount code ‘THINGSTODO10’ and get 10% extra off –
Whenever you’re going to do a hop-on hop-off tour, you probably want to visit some of the museums/attractions at one of the stops. If so, you’re better of purchasing a combination ticket which includes the desired museum/attraction as you will get an attractive discount. Check out the following combination to see which combi suits you best and gets you the cheapest deal!
|Hop on Hop off bus & boat combination 24h & Heineken Experience||€ 38,-|
|Hop on Hop off bus & boat combination 24h & Madame Tussauds||€ 43,-|
|Hop on Hop off bus & boat combination 24h & Amsterdam Dungeon||€ 41,50|
|Hop on Hop off bus & boat combination 24h & Rijksmuseum||€ 39,50|
|Hop on Hop off bus & boat combination 24h & BODY WORLDS||€ 40,-|
|Hop on Hop off bus & boat combination 24h & Ice Bar Amsterdam||€ 44,-|
The City Sightseeing hop on hop off tours exist of three different lines: one bus line and two boat lines. These lines all have their own stops. Check the out below.
Green Boat Line
Blue Boat Line
As stated before there are several stops throughout the city, the main stop of City sightseeing Amsterdam is located at the popular Prins Hendrikkade street in Amsterdam Central Station area. It’s quite easy to find as it just across the street from the famous Lovers Canal Cruises.
Prins Hendrikkade 25
1012 TM Amsterdam
Tel: +31(0)20 420 4000
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Great way to see the city on a rainy day
Take a look at one of the following museums below or go back to the general Amsterdam museums page.
Find out more about the world-famous beer brand Heineken!
Check out live shows on the history of Amsterdam
Take a selfie with the Dutch Royal family!