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Christmas carols

December 22nd, warmth will be brought in the station by four vocal groups. Read more

America Today opens in IJpassage

Checl out: More fashion at the station Read more

Now car rental added at the station

Car rental company Sixt present at the station. Read more

K+R eastside not in use

Because of the installation of a turn loop for trams. Read more

Opening window Royal Waiting room

Thursday January 18th, NS and ProRail open the new windows at streetlevel of the Royal Waiting Room. Read more

Christmas Market in Lil' Amsterdam

Time for Christmas shopping! This year a 'not an ordinairy' Christmasmarket at the station. Read more

Gates are closing, but the station remains open!

From 4 December, the gates will close. Use one of the passage ways to cross the station. Read more

Pop-Up Used Goods in IJpassage

Now opened in the IJpassage: Used Goods from the Dutch Railways. Read more

News from Lil' Amsterdam

A new month! That means new shops, art and events in Lil' Amsterdam. Read more


What happens inside your head and heart while waiting on your train? We're looking into that in the StationLab! Read more

Station Live presents Capti Rando

Want to start your weekend the right way? This Friday the surprising Capti Rando is playing his music live for you on Amsterdam Central Read more

Gates 3 days closed

From 21 - 23 September, all gates are closed. Read more

Lil' Amsterdam now open

Lil' Amsterdam has opened its doors! Read more

New bike parking open

You and your bike are welcome in the new parking! Read more

Last Station Live session

The last Station Live session will take place this Friday. With the Italian singer songwriter Kiol and The Hague singer Banner.  Read more

New customs facility for Eurostar

From mid december, Eurostar will commute between Amsterdam and London. Herefore, a new customs facility will be build on platform 15B.  Read more

The Howlin' and Stuart Mavis at Station Live

Talents The Howlin’ and Stuart Mavis perfom for you on the Station Live stage in the IJ passage. Meet our talents at Amsterdam Central. Read more

Amber Gomaa and Midas perform at Station Live

Come and enjoy the music of talents Amber Gomaa and Midas at Station Live in the IJ-passage. On June 2nd from 04.30 - 06.30 pm in the IJ passage at Amsterdam Central. Read more

Station Live with Oliver Alexander en Sofia Dragt

This Friday afternoon two super talents enter the Station Live stage at Amsterdam Central: Oliver Alexander and Sofia Dragt. Read more

Stairs central hall to platform 1 in use

After a month-long renovation, the renovated monumental corridors and former third-class waiting room opened today, May 11th. Read more

StationLive May 12th, with Nicole Bus and Ruben Annink

This Friday afternoon: yount talent on stage in the IJ-pasasge. From 4:30 - 6:30 h. live! Read more

Station Live: Benjamin Fro and Thaìti

This Friday live on the Station Live stage for young talents: rapper Benjamin Fro and Wordbeat band Thaìti. From 4:30 pm until 6:30 pm in the IJ-passage. Do not miss it! Read more

OV-fiets in the Royal Palace Amsterdam

In the Royal Palace Amsterdam is a special exhibit with an overview of the last 50 years of Dutch history. Our OV-fiets (bike share) is one of the iconic objects in this exhibitiion! Read more

Station Live: Tessa Belinfante and Toni Sprokk

This Friday live on the Station Live stage for young talents: Tessa Belinfante and Toni Sprokk! From 4:30 pm until 6:30 pm  in the IJ-passage. Do not miss it! Read more

Station Live goes live

This Friday live on the Station Live stage for young talents: Rachel Louise and Raoul Michel! From 4:30 pm until 6:30 pm  in the IJ-passage. Do not miss it! Read more

Station Live

Amsterdam Central Station introduces Station Live: a platform for new talent! Every Friday live at the IJ side of Amsterdam Central Station. On April 7th singer-songwriters Hebe an Aischa Traïdia perform in the IJ-hall.

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Sample Sale Otrium

Otrium organises a High End Sample Sale, from Friday 24th to Sunday March 26th. Sign up for this event! Read more

Yes, we're open!

Now open: 8 new hotspots. You find them on the IJ-side of the station.  Read more

Restaurant 1e Klas less visible, but open as usual

A building fence makes the entrance of Restaurant 1e Klas less visible on the first platform. However, the restaurant is open as usual! Read more

Starbucks open again

Starbucks located on the first platform and with a balcony looking out over the central hall, is open again! Read more

The best wishes? Are those to someone else!

The best wishes? Are those to someone else! On December 23rd, there will be a big wish tree at our station. Read more

Wanted: Christmas choirs!

This is a call for (christmas) choirs: come and sing at our station! Read more

Royal visit

This morning Her Majesty Queen Mathilde of Belgium and Her Majesty Queen Maxima paid a visit to Utrecht Central station. They departed from the Royal Waiting Room at Amsterdam Central. Read more

Fishbar Saltzer geopend

Feel like fish? With a delicious matching wine or beer. Or a nice fish on-the-go? Then go to Fishbar Saltzer now! You find the restaurant in the IJhal.  Read more

Giftshop SuperTrash open in the IJpassage

Looking for a nice december gift? Drop by in the newest popup store of SuperTrash in the IJpassage! Read more

Pumpkin party

From 28-31 october, 'WAAR' is transformed in a pop-up pumpkin shop. Read more

Winning Dj Station Tracks plays in the IJ hall

DJ Lance Nieukoop won the Station Tracks contest of NS Stations and 22tracks. On October 21 he played on a specially designed stage in the IJ hall. Read more


The station is a more than a stop for your train, bus or metro. It also offers you different services, restaurants and shops. Read more

Fashionretailer MANGO coming soon

Mango opens late this year a store of 300 m2 at the station. The store will be situated in the eastern part of the IJ hall, next to the exit of the center tunnel. Read more

Apotheek en huisarts op het station

Dat is handig! Een apotheek en huisartspraktijk op het station. Met fijne lange openingstijden en Dr. Robot, de automaat die 24/7 medicijnen kan leveren. Read more

Starbucks Store at platform 2b closes temporarily

The Starbucks Store at Amsterdam Central Station platfrom 2b is closed from August 3 due to renovations at this railway station. Read more

EuroPride information point at Amsterdam Central Station

During EuroPride visitors are welcom at the information point in the I Amsterdam Store. Read more

Royal gifts at I amsterdam store

Unique handmade and sustainable products that recall the inauguration of King Willem Alexander. Read more

Een nieuwe CS Amsterdam

Het nieuwe magazine op en over het station ligt weer fris in de bakken op het station. Met achtergrondverhalen, nieuwtjes, weetjes en aanbiedingen. Read more

Sanitairy facility IJ-hal in new trendy look

The sanitairy facility in the IJ-hal is renewed. A trendy look and sustainable solutions are part of the face-lift. Read more

Mothersday at the station

Still need to buy something for your mom? At the station you can find several nice gifts and fine deals! Read more

Simon Lévelt now open in the IJpassage

A well-known and familiar face in the station is the shop of Simon Lévelt, coffee and tea product. A new shop is opened in the IJpassage. Read more

Original Delft Blue in the IJpassage

New in the IJpassage: Heinen Delftware. The place to buy original hand-painted blue pottery. Or a real Dutch souvernir. Read more

I amsterdam Store now open in the IJhall

Today Amsterdam Marketing officially opened the I Amsterdam Store in the IJ hall. A visit offers you a true experience, whether you're a tourist or resident of Amsterdam. Read more

Pop-up yoga session at February 21st

Relax in a place where everyone is in a hurry? This is possible on Sunday, February 21st, from 11:00 pm to 2:00 am in the IJ passage. Read more

PopUp gym Fit Twenty Six starts January 4th

In top shape within 6 weeks? Join popup gym 'Fit Twenty Six'. It opens January 4th at the station! Read more

Yoghurt Barn now open

The Barn is open! Yogurt Barn expanses with its fourth establishement in the Netherlands. You can find the Barn Café next to the entrance of the IJpassage on the center side of the station. Read more

Le Clair, treatments from Paris

Le Clair is a Parisien café where you can enjoy small dishes and culinary treatments each moment of the day. Read more

IJ-Passage Event November 24th

During the first 'IJ-passage event' the retailers present themselfs on and around the catwalk.

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ICI PARIS XL opened in the IJ-passage

In the IJ-passage a unique ICI PARIS XL
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Stroopwafel Heaven open

The most famous dutch cookie 'stroopwafel', now freshly baked for you at the station! Read more

Top 10 position for '1ste Klas Restaurant'

According to UK's The Guardian, 1ste Klas Restaurant is one of the top 10 restaurants at railway stations in Europe. Read more

Victoria's Secret open

Victoria's Secret Beauty & Accessoires has opened its doors in the IJ-passage at the station. Like Schiphol Airport, this store offers a range of beauty products, accessoires and perfumes. Read more


After Brussels, Paris and New York EXKi has opened the second location in the Netherlands. A surprising alternative for fast food Read more


Belgiums Best in the Netherlands. Even better... Delicious hamburgers, fresh made and grilled. Read more


Amazing handmade chocolate in a zillion flavours. Handcrafted premium chocolate, made by chocolate designers with the utmost care and attention. Read more


Exclusive clothing supplier of SAIL Amsterdam 2015, City of Sails, has opened a pop-up store in the IJ-hal, in July and August. Read more


Het Italiaanse cosmeticamerk Kiko Milano is nu geopend in de IJ-passage op Amsterdam Centraal.  Read more


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NS opens IJ hall and IJ-passage

June 1st NS Stations held a festive celebration to officially open the first part of the IJ Hall and the new western passage, known as the IJ-passage.

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New addition to the IJ-passage: Lush

Lush Fresh Handmade Cosmetics is one of the first to open its doors in the IJ-passage at Amsterdam Central Station.

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Access the
IJ-passage without OV chip card

You don’t have to travel by public transport to come shop or enjoy food and drinks at the newly renovated Amsterdam Central Station.

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