Check availability. Trams in Amsterdam The tram is one of the most popular ways of transportation in the city centre of Amsterdam, the network is large and highly reliable. Under most circumstances tourists will not need to use buses from these companies. A free canal cruise is also included. If you have purchased a one hour ticket and need to change trams it's vital you check out of the first tram or ticket public amsterdam transport in ticket will be blocked and you will have to buy another one.