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Rent a Camper Van in Amsterdam
Fall in love with one of Europe’s coolest cities with a roadsurfer camper van rental. Famous for tulips, canals, and its distinctive ornate buildings, Amsterdam is beautiful in every weather and has a cozy ambiance. Lose yourself in the cobbled streets and alleyways and explore the markets, museums, and galleries before refueling with great coffee, local craft beer, and the exceptional food scene. Beyond the city lies beautiful Dutch countryside, sandy beaches, flourishing wildlife, and stunning nature reserves. Rent a camper van or Class B RV and experience the beauty of the Netherlands.
Where Can I Pick Up My Rental Camper in Amsterdam?
The roadsurfer station in Amsterdam is only a 3-minute walk from the nearest tram stop, with great connections to the airport and the central train station. Read on below to find the Amsterdam station address and directions.
1185 ZN Amstelveen
Getting to the station
From Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS): From the airport, take the Intercity/Sprinter to “Station Zuid”. Change to tram 25 and get off at “Amstelveen, Sacharovlaan”. From here, it’s a 3-minute walk to the roadsurfer station.
From Amsterdam Centraal Station: From the station, board Metro train 51 or 52 to “Station Zuid”. Transfer to tram 25 and get off at “Amstelveen, Sacharovlaan”. From here, it’s a 3-minute walk to the roadsurfer station.
There is free parking at the ‘Park + Ride Amstelveen Spinnerij’, which is a 2-minute walk from the roadsurfer station.
roadsurfer Camper Van & RV Rentals in Amsterdam
There is no better way to explore the Netherlands than to rent a camper van or Class B RV and set off on your adventure. Choose between compact VW camper vans such as the Surfer Suit or the Beach Hostel, or for those wanting a more luxurious experience, consider larger Class B RVs such as the Road House or the Camper Castle. The following roadsurfer campers are available to rent at the Amsterdam rental station.
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Rent a fully equipped roadsurfer camper van or RV and enjoy the ride with exclusive benefits. Your freedom on the road starts the moment you pick up the keys!
Brand new, fully equipped camper vans & RVs
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Camping equipment & kitchen utensils included
Rent a roadsurfer Camper Van or RV in Amsterdam
When you rent a camper van or Class B RV in Amsterdam, you not only get to explore the city, buying tulips and eating stroopwafels along the way, but you also have the whole of the Netherlands with its beautiful countryside and beaches to explore. It’s the perfect place to rent a bike for the trip! Read on for tips on getting the best start to your trip, including great places to buy food for your trip and where to fill up your water tanks when you set off on your journey.
Camper Vans & RVs With Ready-To-Go Camping Gear
You’ll find your camper van or Class B RV rental is equipped with outdoor furniture and all the kitchen utensils you could need for your road trip from Amsterdam. There are two camping chairs and a table included as well as an awning so that you can make the most of the beautiful countryside. The kitchen box has everything you will need to cook delicious meals in your camper van, plus mugs and a coffee pot for your morning brew. Why not pick up some locally roasted beans in Amsterdam? It’s possible to rent a comforter if you don’t want to bring your own – see the full details in the equipment list on our website.
Best Time of Year to Visit Amsterdam
Spring and late summer are beautiful in the Netherlands, making April, May, and September the best months to rent a camper van or Class B RV in Amsterdam. You’ll also find the Tulip Festival and National Restaurant Week in April, while September hosts the city’s Fringe Festival. In the summer months, the hours of sunshine increase but so do the crowds. In November, January, and February, you’ll find fewer tourists and great prices, perfect for those on a budget.
Filling and Emptying Water Tanks in Amsterdam
You’ll need to fill up the freshwater tank at the beginning of your trip and empty your grey water at the end. This can be done at a campground, but if you need a dedicated area, Amsterdam has one of the only RV dump stations in the Netherlands where you can do both of these things.
- Haan petrol station, Fortuinweg 3, 1544 VX Zaandijk
Gas Stations Near Our Amsterdam Station
Before you return your roadsurfer camper van, you can refill with diesel and AdBlue at one of these convenient gas stations near our location here:
- BP Gas Station, Lakenblekerstraat 5, 1431 GE Aalsmeer
Please note: The AdBlue service station information provided is for guidance only and is provided without warranty of any kind; customers are advised to check the information for accuracy on their own responsibility, as roadsurfer assumes no liability for the accuracy or timeliness of the information.
Parking in Amsterdam
When you rent a camper van or Class B RV in Amsterdam, you’ll find that parking in the city center is expensive and doesn’t always accommodate the size of your vehicle. Amsterdam has a great Park & Ride system, and if you park after 10 am and begin your return journey to the city center zone, you’ll be entitled to discounted parking of €1 for the day plus the cost of your travel card. Their website has all the info, as well as a tool to see the current capacity of all their Park + Ride venues.
- P+R RAI, Europaboulevard, 1078 GZ Amsterdam
- P+R Zeeburg 1, Piet Heintunnel, 1095 KN Amsterdam
- P+R ArenA, Burgemeester Stramanweg 130, 1101 EP Amsterdam
- Parkeerplaats, Europaboulevard, Amsterdam – this is not a Park +Ride venue, which will be useful if you don’t want to go into the city center. Take the tram from Drentepark tram stop, around a 5-minute walk. Parking is free on weekends and public holidays but otherwise €2.50 per hour.
Last Minute Essentials in Amsterdam
Wondering where to buy food and other essentials when you pick up your camper van or Class B RV rental in Amsterdam? There are several grocery stores close to the roadsurfer station, as well as a shopping center that has a HEMA department store for forgotten essentials, clothing stops, and a sports shop. There are also places to get food and drinks. The Dutch version of a drug store is a chain called Etos, although if you’re looking for a pharmacy, you’ll need to find an ‘apotheek’.
- Albert Heijn supermarket, Maalderij 31, 1185 ZC Amstelveen
- Coop supermarket, Van der Hooplaan 180, 1185 GK Amstelveen
- Lidl supermarket, Amsterdamseweg 188, 1182 HL Amstelveen
- Stadshart Amstelveen shopping centre, Rembrandtweg 41a, 1181 GE Amstelveen
- Etos, Binnenhof 62 A, 1181 ZJ Amstelveen
Coffee Shops Near Our Amsterdam Station
Need a bite to eat before you set off on your dream road trip through the Netherlands? Amsterdam has amazing cafes, here are some suggestions near the roadsurfer station:
- Café de Manen, Noorddammerlaan 9, 1185 XZ Amstelveen
- Le Pain Quotidian and Venstra Cafe (inside the bookshop) at the Stadshart Amstelveen shopping centre, Rembrandtweg 41a, 1181 GE Amstelveen
Campgrounds Near Amsterdam
When you rent a camper van or Class B RV in Amsterdam, it’s not possible to camp in the city center, but luckily there are many campgrounds outside of the city that are set in the beautiful countryside or right on the water.
- Camping Zeeburg, Zuider IJdijk 20, 1095 KN Amsterdam – Camp in beautiful green fields, right on the water. Not the cheapest option but very convenient for visiting the city, just a 30-minute tram ride away.
- Groene Heart, De Hoef Oostzijde 119, 1426 AJ De Hoef – Swim in the canal and camp in green fields.
- Camping Amsterdam Gaasper, Loosdrechtdreef 7, 1108 AZ Amsterdam – Situated in green woodland and ten minutes from the nearest metro station by foot for easy connection to the center of Amsterdam.
- Camperpark N205, Floriadepark 101, 2141 ZZ Vijfhuizen – Guaranteed water filling and emptying facilities, and close to the roadsurfer station.
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