How to get to us

Houseboat Dokstroom (Alternatief)
Dijksgracht 9
1019 BT Amsterdam
M 00 31 (0)6 55 810 760

Car :
Parking in front of the houseboat
is expensive: € 3.00 /hour, € 32.00 /day!
Parking “Oosterdok” is less than 5 minutes walking, just between the Central Station and the houseboat, located under the OBA-library, it is a guarded parking.
P+R “Zeeburg,
Zuiderzeeweg 46A, 1095 KJ Amsterdam : 1 euro / day
There you take tram 26 direction Centre. Get of at the third stop (Muziekgebouw). From the tramplatform take the elevator ( stairway) down. You come in the passway under the railroad and you follow the road to the left, which is the allready the Dijksgracht.
You pass by the Climbingwall (l) and beachclub Hannekes Boom (r) after 150 mtr you are at the houseboat nr 9

Plane/Train :
Taxi from Airport Schiphol to the houseboat, price € 42 (max 4 persons).
Train Airport Schiphol to Amsterdam Central Station CS, price of a trainticket is € 3,70.

From Central Station 13 min.
Or Tram 26 direction IJburg and get out at the first stop Nieuwe Muziekgebouw (New Musicbuilding), € 3,20, 15 min.
Taxi from CS to the houseboat, € 11.

Tram 26 stops in front of the P + R and its only 3 stops to houseboathostel Alternatief:
Zuiderzeeweg (P + R)
Music Building at the IJ (houseboat)
(Central Station)
How does it work?
1. Pull a parking ticket at the entrance. Do not use credit card at the entrance, it does not discount.
2. Deliver your parking ticket to the administrator of the P + R desk and ask for P + R card (s). The attendant gives you and your parking smart card (s) with holding free public transport for the tram / bus / subway or a train.
3. Check in public transport in P + R with your smart card.
4. Check before you get out, through your smart card back to a gate or a card reader to take. Remember not check out.
5. Visit the city. Save your used smart card (s) carefully!
1. For the return trip back, use your smart card or train ticket. Keep in embarking and disembarking your smart card reader for the weather.
2. Bring your parking ticket and smart card scanned into the P + R desk. The attendant your parking P + R fee.
3. Use the card with the spreading.