Directions

Whether you will arrive at the festival by foot, bike or public transport, on this page you can find all the practical information regarding your visit.

Public Transport

Amsterdam Central Station is the most convenient starting point for the route. Most cruises also depart from Central Station (more information below). You can easily plan your journey by public transport via 9292.

Parking

There are multiple parking facilities present in the city. Please visit the website of the City of Amsterdam to view all parking options.

Departure locations

On the map below you can find the departure locations of the cruises (in case you've bought a ticket via our ticket shop). Next to an organized cruise it is possible to admire the artworks from the comfort of your own boat. There are special nautical measures during the festival: read more.

Information point

You can find the festival information stand at Blauwbrug. Our volunteers are at your service to answer all of your questions and you can purchase fun festival souvenirs. You are, of course, also welcome for a chat! The stand is open every Thursday to Sunday from 3.00 pm 'til 5.00 pm, during the Christmas Break it is open every day. Next to that, you can get more information at the Iamsterdam Store in the Central Station (IJzijde), which is open Monday to Sunday from 9.00 a.m. 'til 5.00 p.m.

Accessibility

Our festival is accessible for people with disabilities. You can book a wheelchair-friendly canal cruise at boat company Blue Boat, or request more information at a boat company of your choice. Keep in mind that the walking route runs through the city centre of Amsterdam, including several bridges and uneven pavement. The festival can be experienced via an audio guide or via a digital/printed map with written text.

Contact

For all your questions about tickets, covid, cruises en walking you can take a look here.