The Touristbus sightseeing tours in Amsterdam

Amsterdam Bus ToursThe Touristbus tours in American school bus through Amsterdam are a simple and attractive way of getting general impression of The Old City centre. The guided tours depart from Damrak 34, close to the Central Station and go through the most interesting spots in the city.

The red bus

The big red painted American school bus is a familiar view in Amsterdam. It unhurriedly moves on through the city centre. It has big windows and its roof has been replaced with glass. In summer the roof is left open, so you have a ride in a unique school bus convertible – with lots of fresh air, solid and simple interior, big windows as well as safe leisurely driving.

The tour

Touristbus AmsterdamThe tour takes 1 hour 45 minutes. It is guided via headphones empowered with a sophisticated GPS sensitive device, which exactly indicates your position in the city. The guide’s information is available in 15 languages.

The bus goes via the most interesting spots in the city as Central Station, the old Windmill and the Museum of the Tropics, Artis Zoo, old Jewish Quarter around Waterloo Square, Amstel River and the Skinny Bridge, the former Heineken brewery, the Rijksmuseum, Leidseplein, Flower Market and the Mint Tower, Jordaan Quarter with Westerkerk and Anne Frank House, Dam Square with the Royal Palace.

The tour makes a stop at Gassan Diamond factory. You may visit the diamond cutting and polishing quarters, you also get there a soda or a coffee. It is all included in the price of the Touristbus ticket.


The prerecorded information is available in the following languages: English, French, Chinese, Arabic, Spanish, Russian, Portuguese, Japanese, German, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Swedish, Turkish and Dutch.

Departure times

The bus leaves in front of the Tours & Tickets at Damrak 34 daily at: 9.30 am, 10.15 am, 11 am, 11.45 am, 12.25 pm, 1.10 pm, 2 pm, 2.45 pm, 3.30 pm, 4.15 pm .


Tourist Bus AmsterdamAdults: € 15,-; kids (4-13 years of age): € 7,50.
You may also purchase the ticket for the canal boat tour at the reduced price of € 7,50.
Tickets are sold at Tours & Tickets or on-line, via the Touristbus website:
Please inquire about special prices and a special tour route for groups up to 44 people (capacity of the bus).

20% Discount: Print out this page and hand in when buying your tickets - you will receive a rebate of 20% (thus the reduced adult ticket will be: € 12,-, reduced kids: € 6,- ). This reduction does not add up to already reduced price by another offer.

Ticket office

Tours & Tickets
Damrak 34
1012 LK Amsterdam

Phone: 020 420 40 00

The Tours & Tickets office is just 5 minutes walk from Dam Square, 3 minutes walk from the Central Station.