Luggage lockers at Amsterdam Central Station

amsterdam central station luggage lockers area

Weather in Amsterdam is often instable and uncomfortable. It is better to leave your bags at storage and enjoy the city freely.

The Dutch word for luggage lockers is bagagekluizen.


The self serving luggage lockers at the Central Station are in the East wing of the station. That is the right side of the building when you are looking from the city centre. When trying to find them look for the sign as on the photo below.

amsterdam central station luggage lockers sign

Opening hours

They are in a separate area open 5am to 1am every day of the week Monday to Sunday.

Size of lockers

The self-operated lockers at central station are in two sizes. The smaller is 90x45x40 cm and the bigger is 90x60x40 cm.


For storage up to 24 hours you pay €7.50 for a small safe and €11.00 for a large safe.

For storage between 25 and 72 hours you pay €11.25 for a small safe and €16.50 for a large safe.

It is cheaper to come to the station and re-book the locker each day.

How to use the luggage lockers

Just pick an empty locker and put your luggage inside. Then close it. The light on the locker will display a red color.

After that use the machine terminal to pay for the first 24 hours of service.

BE AWARE: Your rental expires even if you open the locker sooner than 24 hours. Make sure you have everything you need because if you open the door you need to pay again.

Payment options

The payment is automated and you need to use a machine present in the storage area. It takes only cards. No cash.

You pay for first 24 hours in advance and if you leave your luggage in the lockers for longer you pay for the extra time when you come pick it up.

After payment you receive a ticket that you present when you come back. If you loose the ticket there is a penalty of €10.

Time limits

You can leave your luggage in the lockers for maximum of 3 days continuously. After that the operator has the right to empty the locker and your luggage will be sent to Central Lost Property Office in Utrecht where it can stay for up to 3 months. This is penalized by €70.