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Bussum is small suburb of Amsterdam. Aproximately 30.000 people live in Bussum.

Get in

Bussum is easily reached by train: Naarden-Bussum station is 21 minutes from Amsterdam Central, and 23 minutes from Utrecht via Hilversum. The centre of town is about 5-10 minutes walk from the station.

You can cycle from the centre of Amsterdam to the centre of Bussum, at an easy pace, in less than 2 hours. Most of the route has separate cycle lanes.

Bussum is easilly reached by car. The A1 passes all around the town.

Get around

Use a bike or walk. A car will do fine too.


The neigbourhood called "Spiegel" is beautifull. Furthermore there are some parks that are wortwhile. Have a walk on the meadows. Go to Naarden and see the fort. On of the best ways to see the country side around Bussum is by bike. A bike tour through 't Gooi is recommanded.


  • Filmhuis, 't Elcker Theater. This is a cinema that shows only cultural movies.
  • Spant - a large theatre that also serves as a congress centre.
  • Stars - a club and to get in you need to be a member or you need to be introduced. You could give it a try though since it is the only place to really dance.
  • See a sports game. There are plenty of sportsclubs that often have good games during the weekend.
  • There is a good climbing hall in Bussum.



  • Las Brassas, Brinklaan 62. Serves decent Belgian, Dutch and French cuisine at reasonable prices.
  • El verano, Herenstraat 8-10, Bussum, ph: 035 6932960. Serves a decent meal for a reasonable price.
  • Pepi's Stationsweg 16-22, 1404 AN Bussum, ph: 035 6943724 (email:[email protected] fax: 035-6948470) [1] Serves good steak
  • Archibald Schimmelpenninck, Brinklaan 25, Bussum, ph: 035 6943030 (crossing Generaal de la Reylaan and Brinklaan) A grand cafe with a really nice atmosphere
  • Jan Tabak Amersfoortsestraatweg 27, 1401CV Bussum. Luxurious dinner and also a hotel.


Most pubs are around the train station.

  • Cafe de Jaargang Stationsweg 6, 1404 AN Bussum, ph: +31 (0)35 - 6933483. Near train station.
  • Cafe de Peuk, Stationsweg 8 1404 AN Bussum, ph: +31 (0)35 - 6945666. Popular cafe, near the train station
  • De Boemel, Herenstraat 45, 1404 HC Bussum, ph: +31 (0)35 - 6937543. Popular bar south of the centre.
  • De Kraan Popular bar south of the centre.
  • In The Mood Popular with non-youth. In the city center.
  • Murphy's Adventure Pub Generaal de la Reijlaan 49, 1404 BP Bussum, ph: '+31 (0)35 - 6921415. Irish pub


  • Jan Tabak, Amersfoortsestraatweg 27, 1401CV Bussum.
  • Hotel Bastion (near Station Bussum-Zuid) Struikheiweg 3, 1406 TK Bussum, ph: +31 (0)35-6920558 (fax: +31 (0)35-6920582) [2] Rooms from €78 pppn.

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