Airport Schiphol is located 17 kilometers away from Amsterdam. After you pick up your luggage, head to Schiphol Plaza and follow the signs to find the trains, buses or taxis.
Travelling from Schiphol to Amsterdam by Train
Schiphol train station is located directly below the airport. A direct train will take you to the center of Amsterdam (Amsterdam Centraal station, or Amsterdam CS) within 17 minutes. A single train ticket costs €5,10.
Train schedule. Check ns.nl for train schedules from/to airport and find out the fastest route from Schiphol to Amstedam or other destination city in the Netherlands.
How to get a train ticket? The easiest way is to buy your train ticket online. Alternatively you can get it in yellow NS machines and pay with Maestro, MasterCard (+€0,50), Visa (+€0,50) or coins.
Travelling from Schiphol to Amsterdam by Bus
You can take bus 397 (€6 one-way) that will take you from Schiphol Plaza to Leidseplein and Museum Square in 30 minutes.
Bus timetables. Check 9292.nl for bus schedule and root from Schiphol to your hotel or city center.
How to get bus ticket? You can buy a single bus ticket directly from the driver. The driver doesn’t accept cash, you can pay with card only. Alternatively you can buy a return ticket online (€10).
The Schiphol Hotel Shuttle Transfers
If you want to order a direct transfer from Schiphol Airport to your hotel and back, check the Schiphol Hotel Shuttle service. Their comfortable 8-seater vans depart from Schiphol every day, from 6.00 a.m. to 9.30 p.m. and link the airport with almost every hotel in Amsterdam. The Schiphol Hotel Shuttle offers fixed rates: €17 for one-way trip and €27 for return ticket (per person). Discounts for group bookings are available. You can check prices and book your transfer online >>
Travelling from Schiphol to Amsterdam by Taxi
Taxi ride from Schiphol to Amsterdam center will cost you from €40 to €50. Depending on the traffic, a ride can take from 25 minutes to two times longer. For your best convenience you can order taxi online >>
Enjoy your stay in Holland!