There are 6 ways to get from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) by train, night bus, taxi, car, rideshare or towncar

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Train  •  16 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport Sprinter / ...

$6 - $12

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Rideshare  •  44 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol 11.7 miles

$2

4 alternative options

Night bus  •  36 min

  1. Take the night bus from Amsterdam, Centraal Station IJzijde to Schiphol, Airport N97

$3 - $6

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) 11.2 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) 11.2 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  16 min

  1. Take an Uber from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) 11.2 miles

$26 - $40

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Amsterdam, Centraal Station IJzijde station and arriving at Schiphol, Airport. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 36 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Schiphol Airport. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam Centraal Station and Amsterdam Airport (AMS) is 12 km. The road distance is 17.9 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) without a car is to train which takes 16 min and costs .

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The train from Amsterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport takes 16 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Amsterdam Centraal Station to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) bus services, operated by Connexxion, arrive at Amsterdam, Centraal Station IJzijde.

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Amsterdam Centraal Station to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Amsterdam Centraal Station to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) bus services, operated by Connexxion, arrive at Schiphol, Airport station.

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Amsterdam Centraal Station to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Schiphol Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam Centraal Station to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) is 18 km. It takes approximately 16 min to drive from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Amsterdam Airport (AMS).

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  • Distance: 7.5 miles
  • Duration: 16 min

What companies run services between Amsterdam Centraal Station, Netherlands and Amsterdam Airport (AMS), Netherlands?

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $6 - $12 and the journey takes 16 min.

Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Night bus from Amsterdam, Centraal Station IJzijde to Schiphol, Airport
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
connexxion.nl
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber Amsterdam
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Amsterdam Airport (AMS)
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
UberX
$26 - $40
UberBLACK
$45 - $65
UberVAN
$50 - $70
Taxi from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Amsterdam Airport (AMS)
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
TCA Taxi
Phone
+31 20 777 7777
Website
tcataxi.nl
Staxi
Phone
+31 20 705 8888
Website
staxi.nl
Goedkoopnaarschiphol.NL
Phone
+31 20 260 0810
Website
goedkoopnaarschiphol.nl

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Amsterdam Centraal Station and Amsterdam Airport (AMS). A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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