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.
www.wielertaxi.nl

amphibious bus


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

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
www.koetstaxi.nl

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
www.canal.nl/bus

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
www.water-taxi.nl

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
www.css-pts.nl

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
www.motortaxi.nl
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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