Night transport in Amsterdam

Amsterdam central station road during the night

During the night the public transport in Amsterdam is serviced only by busses. Trams and metro do not operate. These night busses are operated by the same company GVB as the day public transport.

The night busses cover the whole Amsterdam area. You can see the routes on the map at the end of this page.

Tickets for the night public transport in Amsterdam

You can buy a simple paper ticket directly from the driver. Alternatively you can buy them in advance at the tickets machines that are at metro stations and at the central station.

The ticket costs €5 and is valid for 1.5 hours during which you can make unlimited transfers between busses.

You can also use your OV-chipcard to pay.

You can also use multi-day tickets or the Nachtbuscaard which is €25 for 12 night rides.

Operation hours of night public transport

This night public transport operates between 00:30 to 07:30.

Night busses go only once per hour so you better make sure that you are on the bus-stop on time. And allow time for reserve and inaccuracies.

To find out exactly when the busses go you can search the official GVB info page.

Night bus lines in Amsterdam

All these lines start and end at the Amsterdam central station. Some of them go throught Leidseplein and some of them go through Rembrandtplein. These places are major trafic hubs.

  • Bus N81 - direction Sloterdijk
  • Bus N82 - direction Geuzenveld
  • Bus N83 - direction Osdorp De Aker
  • Bus N84 - direction Amstelveen
  • Bus N85 - direction Gein
  • Bus N86 - direction Bijlmermeer
  • Bus N87 - direction Diemer and Bijlmermeer
  • Bus N88 - direction Nieuw Sloten
  • Bus N89 - direction IJburg
  • Bus N91 - direction Nieuwendam
  • Bus N93 - direction Molenwijk

Regional night busses Amsterdam

These busses go to towns that are farther away from Amsterdam area. You can see these lines in yellow on the map.

Map of night public transport in Amsterdam

Map of Amsterdam Night bus public transport