Canal Bus is an enjoyable and relaxed way of getting around the canals and takes you past all Amsterdam's top sights. You'll pass many historic buildings, from the imposing Westerkerk to the city's narrowest house. Our boats cruise along the most famous canals bringing you to Amsterdam's major museums, such as the Van Gogh Museum, the Rijksmuseum and the Anne Frank House.
On board we provide a multilingual commentary. Our comfortable boats offer a frequent and regular service with 3 lines and various stops and transfer points. The stops are located near the museums, shopping districts and tourist attractions. Your ticket allows you to hop on and off as often as you like.
Schedule: Daily from 10:00 until 18:00
*Departs at 12:00 on New Year's Day
Frequency: See timetable
View Winter Timetable and Route Map
The Summer 2013 timetable is not yet available.
- 24-hour or 48-hour hop on hop off ticket
- Meals and drinks
- Personal expenses
- Tips and gratuities
- Optional activity costs
- The bus runs until 21:00 on July and August.
- Tickets are valid for 24 or 48 hours.
- Itineraries are subject to change without prior notice.
- Children below 4 years old are free of charge.
- You may board at any of the cruise stops.
Your Confirmation Voucher includes full information (e.g. local telephone numbers) about the Local Operator. To ensure your peace of mind, we select only the most experienced and reliable operators in each destination.
You can book in 3 easy steps!
1. Select date and number of persons. You will be redirected to the Shopping Cart Page.
2. On the Shopping Cart Page, continue shopping or check out.
3. Enter basic travel, name, and payment information in the Check-out Form.
Upon booking, you will receive a voucher by email containing all details about the tour. You can check the status of your booking at anytime.
After you book
Please print the electronic voucher sent to you. It contains the operator's complete contact details and local telephone numbers. Give the voucher to the operator on the day of the activity.
What if I need to change or cancel my booking?
That's ok. We will try to be as flexible as possible. But you must inform us by email of the change or cancellation as soon as possible. The appropriate amount will be credited back to your credit card account. Contact our Customer Service for help with changes or cancellations. Or read our Cancellation Policy.
"A relaxing way of exploring Amsterdam's canals. We loved the boat houses and found the stops ideal for visiting the many attractions on offer in Amsterdam. We can't wait to visit again, probably in December, for a longer period. We would also take advantage of booking the second day for 50% discount next time."
Susan A., United Kingdom