How Much it Cost to Travel to Amsterdam: Detailed Prices

Last Updated: Dec 2023

Easily one of the world’s most beautiful cities, Amsterdam also used to have a reputation for a famous red-light district and coffeeshops, but those are being phased out for tourists so it’s back to basics. No trip to this part of Europe is complete without a few days in Amsterdam, and you’ll probably find it hard to leave.

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Travel Costs to Amsterdam

Backpacker $100 - $200
Population 750,000
Area 2,200,000
Timezone UTC+1
Currency Euro
Airports Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS)
BACKPACKER INDEX: US$119.25
1 USD = 0.9300 EUR
133 World cities ranked cheapest to most expensive: Backpacker Index for 2024

What is the Average Price of a Hotel in Amsterdam?

Amsterdam Hotel Seasons

Amsterdam Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar30.11 - 53.76
starstarstarstarstar49.46 - 172.04
starstarstarstarstar53.76 - 138.71
starstarstarstarstar76.34 - 206.45
starstarstarstarstar141.94 - 397.85

Amsterdam Hostels Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed19.35 - 43.01

How much does it cost to visit top attractions in Amsterdam?

Best tours in Amsterdam

Location Description Type Price(USD)
Anne Frank HouseThe most popular attraction in Amsterdam has the longest lines in town. Buy tickets online to avoid the main queue.
adults
ages 10-17
17.20
7.53
RijksmuseumThe largest and best museum in the country, now even better after a huge renovation.
adults
under 18
23.66
0.00
Van Gogh MuseumThis famous museum is great, as long as you actually like Van Gogh's art.
adults
under 18
21.51
0.00
Heineken ExperienceGreatly expanded, it's now much more than a brewery tour.
adults
24.73
Rembrandt HouseA compact and well done museum and gallery dedicated to the master.
adults
6-17
18.28
6.45
Hermitage in AmsterdamClassical art from the folks in St. Petersburg.
adults
34.41
Madame TussaudsVery popular wax museum that's more impressive than many realize. Buy tickets online and save.
adults
38.71
Sex MuseumFar better than the nearby Erotic Museum, and actually well worth a visit.
adults
9.68
One-hour canal cruiseTake one of these cruises as a perfect orientation when you get to Amsterdam. Some companies charge much more for the same thing.
adults
4-12
16.13
7.53

What’s the average price of food and drink in Amsterdam?

Food Type Description Price(USD)
Budget breakfastAlmost all hotels include breakfast so very few restaurants serve in the morning. Some cheap options are available if you look around.5.38 - 9.68
Budget lunchFalafels or other fast food can be found for under €5, and sit-down options start at €5 and up.6.45 - 11.83
Budget dinnerPersonal pizzas start around €5 and plenty of other options for just a bit more. 10.75 - 18.28
.5 liter beerLocals always order in .25L size and those are half the price. Happy hour deals can be found for less if you look around. 4.30 - 7.53
Coffee (cup)Coffee, espresso, cappucino in a "coffee shop" or a cafe2.15 - 4.30

What are the costs of transportation in Amsterdam?

Type Price(USD)
Train from airport to city center4.30
Taxi from airport to city center44.09 - 49.46
One-hour canal cruise15.05
3km taxi ride in Amsterdam10.75
1-hour tram, bus, metro ride2.15
24-hour tram/bus pass7.53
48-hour tram/bus pass12.90
72-hour tram/bus pass18.28

Getting to Amsterdam

Getting around Amsterdam

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When to visit Amsterdam

Temperature and rainfall

Month High F Low F Precip (inches)
January41343.1
February42321.7
March48373.5
April53401.5
May61462
June66522.4
July69552.9
August70552.4
September64513.2
October57464.1
November48393
December44362.8

Amsterdam Weather advice

Sunrise and sunset

21 Mar6:41am6:55pm
21 Jun5:18am10:06pm
21 Sep7:24am7:42pm
21 Dec8:48am4:29pm

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