AMSTERDAM AIRPORT TO CITY CENTER TRANSPORT: TRAIN, BUS, TAXI

Train

Schiphol station is located directly below the airport. From the platform, there is direct access through the escalator or lift to go up one floor. Via Schiphol Plaza, passengers can walk straight to the departure/arrival hall. At Schiphol Plaza passengers can pick up a free baggage trolley from the platform.

 

The train from/to Amsterdam Airport offers an easy method of transportation for travelers. To purchase the tickets passengers can go to the ticket desk on the arrivals level or at the yellow machines of Amsterdam Airport using cash / credit cards.

 

Train tickets for domestic flights are available from the yellow ticket machines near the platforms at Schiphol Plaza. Tickets (for domestic and international flights) are also available from the ticket offices at Amsterdam Airport, which are situated close to the red/white-checked cube at Schiphol Plaza.

 

The direct trains to reach the Amsterdam train station from Amsterdam Airport run every 10-15 minutes and the trip takes about 20 minutes.

 

The night trains travel once an hour between Utrecht CS - Amsterdam CS - Schiphol - Leiden CS - Den Haag CS - Delft and Rotterdam CS and vice versa.

 

Intercity direct train connects the Amsterdam Airport City Centre Train to Amsterdam CS, Rotterdam CS and Breda.

 

From Schiphol airport there are International train connections (European). Tickets can be purchased at the ticket offices of NS Hispeed (located close to the meeting point at Schiphol Plaza).

 

Bus

Amsterdam Airport provides service with several direct bus lines connecting it to the surrounding cities and vicinities.

 

The net of buses offer an economical and easy mode of transportation for travelers from Amsterdam Airport. If you are staying at a hotel near the bus station these buses can be more direct than using a train.

 

During weekends the bus service is reduced. A single journey (one way) costs around 4-5 Euros.

 

A bus leaves Amsterdam airport every 30 minutes.

 

Location of the bus station: outside the main entrance to the arrivals and train station level.

Travel time to reach Amsterdam city: 30 minutes.

Most frequent routes:

- Amsterdam City Centre: line 197/Amsterdam Airport Express departs every 15 minutes to downtown

- Amsterdam. Amsterdam South: Bus 310

- Amsterdam Sloterdijk: Bus 69

- Amstelveen, Amsterdam Bijlmer ArenA: Bus 300

- Leiden: Bus 365

- Noordwijk: Bus 361

 

Buses that stop at Schiphol Plaza: Line 69, Line 185, Line 186, Line 187, Line 190, Line 191, Line 192, Line 193, Line 194, Line 195, Line 197 /Amsterdam Airport Express, Line 198, Line 199, Line 247, Line 277, Line 287, Line 300, Line 310, Line 361, Line 365, Line 369, Line 370, Line N30, Line N97.

 

Customer Service Phone number: +31 900 266 63 99.

 

Shuttle buses

The Schiphol Hotel shuttles, in Amsterdam Airport, are a good alternative to taxi. They offer door to door services.

 

Shuttles departs every 30 minutes during all the year, between 6 am and 9.00 pm at bus platform A7, outside the main entrance to the arrivals and train station level.

 

These buses run to/from Amsterdam Airport and surroundings. However, it is recommended to get in contact with the hotel to know if do you have the shuttle service available.

 

Private Transfers

Ride in comfort and get to the Amsterdam centre quickly with a private airport transfer from myDriver. They will pick you up in the arrivals hall and offer affordable prices.

 

Taxi

Taxis also provide transportation to/from Amsterdam airport - Amsterdam city or surroundings.

 

Using a taxi is an easy and convenient method of transportation, especially if passengers are travelling with a lot of luggage as they offer door-to-door services.

 

Travel time to reach Amsterdam city: about 20-25 minutes (if there is no traffic jam).

 

However, this is the most expensive mode of transportation and a traveler risks sitting in heavy traffic during peak hours. The cost can be anywhere about 40 Euros depending on the route/destination.

 

At Amsterdam airport, the taxi rank is located outside the main entrance of arrivals and train station level. It is highly recommended to pick up a licenced taxi.

 

Taxi Options: Amsterdam airport offers three different options of taxi transportation: private taxi, business taxi and combined taxi. Passengers can pre-book online the service or calling: 0900-8876 / +31 38 339 4768 (from a foreign country).

- Private taxi: straight travel without any stops.

- Combined taxi: The taxi stops at different addresses to pick up other clients.

- Business taxi: luxury taxi service, directly to the departure hall at Schiphol or various regional airports.

 

 

Car Rental

Some car hire companies provide service at Amsterdam airport. Check here the best options, offers and prices.