"Fast Free Ferry" Free Ferry across het IJ Tip by penumbra

Free Ferry across het IJ, Amsterdam: 12 reviews and 29 photos

  A quick little excursion
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      A quick little excursion
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So I come full circle. The first time I came across VirualTourist on the web, I was looking for information regarding the ferry behind Amsterdam Central Train Station. I found it incredible that there were so many different tips describing the ferry. Who were all these people with so much time on their hands that they felt it important to describe a five minute ferry trip. And now I am one. While no one tip provided all of the information I needed, together, the tips provided the details I needed to be able to meet a friend north of Amsterdam.

So now for my own tip. Yes, there are several ferries leaving from north of the central train station. None of them take more than five or ten minutes to ride, so it?s easy to recover from any mistakes. In fact, if you wanted to get a quick feel for the canal tours without paying the price, this is a free trip you can take on the water.

Address: De Ruyterkade
Type: Ship/Boat
Website: http://www.gvb.nl

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Mar 13, 2007
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