Location and connections

Location of the Eastern Docklands, maps and connections by bike, bus, boat, metro, tram and car

International passengers terminal for cruiseships

The Eastern Docklands are located at the northeast side of the city center of Amsterdam, west of the lake Markermeer and on the southern side of the Y-lake.

On the western side of the Eastern Docklands the passengers terminal for cruiseships is located at appr. 150 meters from the Central Railway station.

Eastern Docklands Amsterdam - map of Europe

The ring road A10, the main motorway around Amsterdam is located at the eastern end of the area. Eastern Docklands Amsterdam - map of northwest Europe

The main office parks of Amsterdam in the south, southeast and southwest are located near the ring road A10 or on one of the connecting motorways leading to Germany, Belgium, Luxemburg and France.

Eastern Docklands Amsterdam - vicinity of AmsterdamSchiphol Airport can be reached in ca. 20 minutes by car or train.

The main road in the Eastern Docklands, the Piet Hein kade is about 5 kilometers long, connecting the Central Station to the ringroad A10. Travelling time is about 5 - 10 minutes by car. 

Apartments in central area in Eastern Docklands

Several city buses are connecting the neighborhood to the Central Station and to various other parts of town.

Tram nr. 10 connects the central area of the Eastern Docklands to the Museum Quarter (Rijkmuseum, Van Gogh Museum, Concertgebouw), the City Zoo Artis and the shopping, market- and nightlife area around Albert Cuyp market, Leidseplein and the picturesque Jordaan quarter.

The IJ-tram (tram 26), the fast tram line from Central Station to IJburg islands is crossing the Eastern Docklands.
Travelling time from Central Station to Eastern Docklands central area is about 5 - 10 minutes.
Travelling time from the central area of the Eastern Docklands to IJburg islands and Amsterdam IJ-lake beach is about 10 minutes.

Tram 16 connects the Eastern Docklands to VU university and hospital, crossing the old center of Amsterdam.

This map shows a general outline of the Eastern Docklands.

Eastern Docklands Amsterdam - map of Eastern DocklandsTo the left, you can see Central Station.

The Piet Hein tunnel is shown on the right side of this map. This tunnel is the main connection with the eastern part of the ringroad A 10.

The IJ tunnel is near Central Station.
This is the main connection with the northern part of the ringroad A 10.

Go to the City transport site (English information available)

See also:
winter in the Eastern Docklands