Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, often referred to just as Amsterdam Airport or Schiphol, is the main international airport in the Netherlands. The terminal is located just over 9km southwest of Amsterdam, in the municipality of Haarlemmermeer, a province in North Holland.

The airport is the fifth busiest in Europe (in terms of passenger numbers), and as such has plenty of services for passengers to use while they’re there. These include a wide range of food outlets and shops (with multiple duty-free stores on site), plus bathrooms, a meditation centre for all religions, spas, massage chairs, ATMs, currency exchange outlets, free Wi-Fi, internet centres, business facilities, and places to charge devices such as mobile phones and tablets. In addition, the building also boasts the Holland Casino, and the world’s first permanent airport library.

Travel Information

· Driving: If you would like to drive yourself to the airport, you will find plenty of parking nearby the terminal. Alternatively, if you plan to fly into Amsterdam and need a car for your time in the city, you can hire a vehicle at the airport. It takes around 20 minutes to drive to the CBD from the terminal.

· Buses: You will find that there are regular (half hourly most days) public buses transporting passengers to and from the airport in Amsterdam, as well as from other cities in the Netherlands. At the terminal, you can catch a bus on Platform A7, which is located in front of the Arrivals Hall 2. In addition, affordable shuttle buses run around every 10 minutes between 6am and 9pm.

· Trains: A train station is situated under Schiphol Place at the central hall of the airport terminal. Travellers can take direct train services from the airport into Amsterdam’s central station, or to other cities such as Rotterdam, The Hague and Vlissingen. Trains run around every 10 to 15 minutes most times of the day.

· Taxi: If you wish to travel by taxi to or from the airport, you will find multiple cabs available. At the airport, head to just outside the main entrance of the arrivals area or to the train station level to find a taxi rank.

This information is correct as of July 2016

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 Getting to & from the Airport

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The Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is accessible via car using the the A4 and A9 motorways.

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In order to reach the Amsterdam Airport via railway, the Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS), the national Dutch train operator, has a major passenger railway station directly underneath the passenger terminal complex that offers transportation into Amsterdam, Utrecht, The Hague, Rotterdam, and many other cities. The rail has intercity connections to Amsterdam Centraal, Utrecht Centraal, both The Hague Centraal and The Hague HS, Rotterdam Centraal, Eindhoven, Leeuwarden, Groningen, Enschede,Nijmegen, and Heerlen. Amsterdam Airport is also a stop for the Thalys international high-speed train, connecting the airport directly to Antwerp, Brussels, and Paris.

Buses hide 

Travellers arriving at the Amsterdam Airport Schiphol can access a bus, as many services call or terminate at the bus station located outside in front of the terminal building. Bus journeys from any point can be planned using the 9292 nationwide journey planner.

Taxi hide 

Taxis are available at the Amsterdam airport and can bring any passenger to any point in Amsterdam. The airport taxis located in the Amsterdam Airport are from different companies and they also offer transportation services to all the major towns in the Netherlands.

 Who flies to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

 Amsterdam Airport Schiphol Contact Details

Amsterdam Airport

Evert v/d Beekstraat 202,
1118 CP,

Tel:' 0900 0141 (Nederland) +31 207940800 (Buitenland


 Amsterdam Airport Schiphol Location Details

Longitude:4° 46' 5'' E
Latitude:52° 18' 29'' N
ICAO code:

 Airport Location

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