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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  13 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport) Intercity / ...

$7 - $26

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  44 min

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

$2

4 alternative options

Night bus  •  33 min

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

$3 - $7

Taxi  •  16 min

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

$55 - $70

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

$27 - $40

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 20 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $13 and the journey takes 13 min. Thalys also services this route hourly.

Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $26
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$10 - $26
1st Class
$27 - $31
Bus operators
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Night bus from Amsterdam, Centraal Station to Schiphol, Airport
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Schedules at
connexxion.nl
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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
$27 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
uberX
$27 - $40
UberBLACK
$50 - $70
UberVAN
$50 - $75
Taxi from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Amsterdam Airport (AMS)
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Amsterdam Airport (AMS)?

The distance between Amsterdam Centraal Station and Amsterdam Airport (AMS) is 12 km. The road distance is 18 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Amsterdam Airport (AMS)?

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) is to rideshare which costs 2€ and takes 44 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Amsterdam Airport (AMS)?

The quickest way to get from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Amsterdam Airport (AMS) is to train which takes 13 min and costs 6€ - 21€.

Is there a direct train between Amsterdam Centraal Station and Amsterdam Airport (AMS)?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Schiphol (Airport). Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 min.

Is there a direct bus between Amsterdam Centraal Station and Amsterdam Airport (AMS)?

Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Amsterdam, Centraal Station and arriving at Schiphol, Airport. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 33 min.

How long does it take to get from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Amsterdam Airport (AMS)?

The train from Amsterdam Centraal to Schiphol (Airport) takes 13 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.