What to do in Amsterdam (AMS) during your 12 hours layover?

Here the perfect itinerary for your 12 hours stopver in Amsterdam AMS

Landing in Amsterdam AMS

30 minutes

It's important arrive before everyone else to make the most of your layover. Here some tips that can save you lot of time. Depending on how many employees will be at the border, each person in front of you will take about 3 minutes to be chechked.
Right after landing, head to the security gate as fast as possible.
Use the restroom when you are on the plane, not when going to the security.
Seat on the front of the plane.
Seat on the aisle.

36 minutes

🚶 Walk to Schiphol for 7 mins

🚇 Train towards Venlo for 6 mins

🚶 Walk to Amsterdam Zuid for 5 mins

🚇 Subway towards Noord for 6 mins

🚶 Walk to Amsterdam, Stadhouderskade (Ferdinand Bolstraat), 1073 AA Amsterdam, Netherlands for 3 mins

Heineken Experience

30 minutes

Visit Heineken Experience

7 minutes

🚶 Walk to Museumpromenade 1, 1071 DJ Amsterdam, Netherlands for 7 mins


1 hour

Visit Rijksmuseum

4 minutes

🚶 Walk to Paulus Potterstraat 7, 1071 CX Amsterdam, Netherlands for 5 mins

Van Gogh Museum

30 minutes

Visit Van Gogh Museum

3 minutes

🚶 Walk to Museumplein 11, 1071 DJ Amsterdam, Netherlands for 3 mins

Museum Quarter

30 minutes

Visit Museum Quarter

10 minutes

🚶 Walk to Vondelpark, 1071 Amsterdam, Netherlands for 10 mins


1 hour

Visit Vondelpark

18 minutes

🚶 Walk to Amsterdam, Van Baerlestraat for 7 mins

🚇 Tram towards Centraal Station for 8 mins

🚶 Walk to Singel 630, 1017 BK Amsterdam, Netherlands for 3 mins


30 minutes

Visit Bloemenmarkt

5 minutes

🚶 Walk to Begijnensteeg 10, 1012 PN Amsterdam, Netherlands for 6 mins


30 minutes

Visit Begijnhof

1 hour and 40 minutes

It's time to get back to the airport

Your flight is departing