Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
Evert van de Beekstraat 202, 1118 CP Schiphol, Netherlands
IATA airport code: AMS
Also known as Schiphol Airport and Amsterdam Airport.
Where is Amsterdam Airport Schiphol?
The airport is located in the municipality of Haarlemmermeer, south-west of the Dutch capital. You can reach the airport via exit 2 ‘Schiphol’ of the A4/E19 motorway. Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is by far the busiest airport in the Netherlands, the airport welcomed more than 63 million passengers in 2016. The main airlines at the airport are KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and its low cost daughter Transavia.
What is the distance from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to the centre of Amsterdam?
The centre of Amsterdam can be reached in 25 minutes by car, the distance is 17 kilometres.
Which airlines fly to and from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol?
How to get from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to Amsterdam?
Public transport – Train (Amsterdam)
The biggest airport in the Netherlands has its own railway station, which makes it easy accessible by public transport. The train connection with the capital is excellent. During the day, a maximum of nine trains per hour depart from the airport to the main railway station Amsterdam Centraal, the journey takes on average 16 minutes. You can take a train of the Dutch Railways NS, the names are Intercity direct, Intercity and Sprinter. The train station of Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is located under Schiphol Plaza, here you can buy train tickets and access the departure and arrival halls. If you have to wait for your luggage in the baggage reclaim area, you can already buy a train ticket from one of the ticket machines located in this area. A single ticket to or from Amsterdam costs € 4.20 for 2nd class and € 7.10 for 1st class. Please consult website Dutch Railways NS for more information
Public transport – Bus (Amsterdam)
It is also possible to travel by bus between the airport and city centre of Amsterdam, you best choice is the Amsterdam Airport Express (bus 197). This bus service of Connexxion departs every 10 to 15 minutes from bus platform B9. Travel time from the bus stop in front of the airport (Schiphol, Airport) to the second last stop in the centre (Amsterdam, Leidseplein) is 35 minutes. The bus stops on its way to the city centre at the Olympic Stadium, Haarlemmermeer Station, Museumplein and the Rijksmuseum.The price of a single ticket is € 5.00. However, if you are staying for a couple of days in Amsterdam it is more advanageous to buy an Amsterdam Travel Ticket for 1 (€ 16.00), 2 (€ 21.00) or 3 (€ 26.00) days. It offers unlimited travel on all buses, night buses, trams, metros and ferries in Amsterdam. During the night, you can travel by night bus N97 (Niteliner) between Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and the city. Please consult timetable bus 197 and website Amsterdam Airport Express in order to buy an e-ticket.
How much does a taxi cost from your front door to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol?
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How much is the taxi fare to and from Amsterdam?
Taxis in Amsterdam are quite expensive, a taxi ride from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to the city centre costs about € 45. Make a taxi reservation Amsterdam Airport Schiphol through TaxiTender, an online booking platform for reliable and reasonable priced airport transfers.
What car rental companies are present at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol?
At Schiphol Plaza, near Arrivals 3, you can rent a car at the desks of Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Enterprise and Sixt. The counters are open every day of the week until 23:00 or 23:30. Compare prices of well-known car rental companies and local suppliers at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol through EasyTerra Car Rental, save time and book online.
What are the car parking prices at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol?
At Amsterdam Airport Schiphol you can park your car at Terminal Parking (P1 and P2) and Smart Parking (P3). Next to these widely used options, there is Valet Parking, Excellence Parking and Privium Parking for travellers who would like more comfort. Schiphol Smart Parking is the cheapest option from 2 days. It provides an option to book in advance for attractive prices, for example 8 days for only € 49.50. Since the 18th of April 2016 it is possible to park in the new Schiphol Smart Parking garage from for an additional surcharge. It is not mandatory to make a reservation for Schiphol Smart Parking, but the prices are more economical when you book online in advance. The same is applicable to Terminal Parking. Holiday Valet Parking is a cheap valet service of Schiphol from € 57.50 for 5 days. It’s the most economical and convenient way to park at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. Please check out the full list of parking prices Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.
|Parking prices||Terminal Parking||Smart Parking – Turn Up||Smart Parking – Online|
|60 minutes||€ 5||€ 55||/|
|1 day||€ 33.50||€ 55||/|
|2 days||€ 67||€ 55||€ 39|
|3 days||€ 100.50||€ 55||€ 39|
|1 week||€ 234.50||€ 82.20||€ 48.50|
|2 weeks||€ 469||€ 129.80||€ 86|
|3 weeks||€ 703.50||€ 177.40||€ 112|
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