Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
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 68 million passengers in 2017. In total Schiphol has one terminal with three Departures/Arrivals area’s and seven piers, namely the B, C, D, E, F, G and H/M pier. The gates of the H and M pier are the low-cost gates of the airport, consisting of a non-Schengen area (H) and a Schengen area (M).
The distance from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to the centre of Amsterdam is 17 kilometres. By car, it takes 25 minutes to get to the centre of Amsterdam.
From AMS Airport to Amsterdam City centre by Car
It is possible to travel to and from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol you can travel by train and bus. Visit the Amsterdam Airport Schiphol transportation page for the possibilities.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Amsterdam is about € 45.-. Book your taxi at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From AMS Airport to Amsterdam City centre by Taxi
At Amsterdam Airport Schiphol you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Enterprise, Sixt and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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Which airlines fly from and to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol?
We offer you a list of airlines at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. The main airlines at the airport are:
- KLM (KL)
- Transavia (HV)
- TUI fly Nederland (OR)
- easyJet (U2)
- Vueling (VY)
Hotels near the airport
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Hotels in Amsterdam
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NH Collection Amsterdam Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky, Amsterdam
This 5-star hotel, in the heart of Amsterdam, is set on the edge of the famous Dam Square and opposite the Royal Palace. NH Collection Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky benefits from a grand cafe and a winter garden on site. Free Wi-Fi is available.
Things to do
It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!
Volendam, Marken & Windmills with Free 1-Hour Canal Cruise
Explore the Dutch countryside and leave Amsterdam behind for a half-day tour with free canal cruise included. See the famous Zaanse Shans windmills, explore the quaint fishing villages of Volendam and Marken and stop at a traditional Dutch cheese farm.