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PTA Amsterdam – Passenger Terminal Amsterdam


How to get to the PTA Amsterdam – Passenger Terminal Amsterdam

PTA AmsterdamPassenger Terminal Amsterdam (PTA) is the city’s official port for cruise ships. Occasionally for naval vessels arrive here as well. An eye-catching building on the IJ River, PTA welcomes about 200,000 passengers annually and also serves as an impressive event venue.

Cruise ships dock at the Passenger Terminal Amsterdam from where visitors can easily walk to the centre. The PTA Amsterdam has a large reception hall, extensive catering and shopping facilities and tourist information office.

Getting to the Passenger Terminal Amsterdam by car

Coming from Utrecht / Amersfoort – On the A2 or A1 follow signs A10 Amsterdam ring road direction Zaanstad until exit number S114 (sign ‘Zeeburg / Artis’). From here follow description as below.

Coming from Schiphol International Airport / The Hague (Den Haag)

From Schiphol take the A4 to Amsterdam and then the A10 Amsterdam ring road (north). Leave the A10 Amsterdam ring road (north) at the S114 junction (follow the signs for ‘Centrum, Zeeburg and Artis’). Turn left at the end of the exit road. Follow the road until you have passed through the Piet Hein Tunnel. At the end of the tunnel turn right, following the signs for ‘Centrum and Centraal Station’. You will pass three traffic lights; after the fourth light turn right. The entrance to the public parking is situated in front of the PTA Amsterdam. It is not possible to reserve a parking place. The costs are € 4 per hour and € 48 per day. It is also possible to park at P + R Zeeburg (Park and Ride).

Getting to the Passenger Terminal Amsterdam By Public Transport

Arriving at Central Station you can take a taxi at the exit that leads to the city centre. Here, you will also find tram 26. Get out at the first stop (Muziekgebouw). You can also take tram 25, leaving from the Arriva Bus station, situated at the Southeast side of the station. Get out at the final stop (Passenger Terminal Amsterdam) From the station it is a 15-minute walk to the terminal. Take the northern exit and turn right. Walk along the waterside and you will find the PTA Amsterdam at your left-hand side after having passed the bridge.

The Passenger Terminal Amsterdam is situaded at:

Piet Heinkade 27
1019 BR AMSTERDAM

Port order and/or content may vary, please check specific sailing date concerning risks associated with COVID-19. Please consult all applicable Centers for Disease Control travel advisories, warnings, or recommendations relating to cruise travel and check at official cruise line website.