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There are 6 ways to get from Amsterdam to Schiphol Station by train, 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.

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Train  •  49m

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

6€ - 13€

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1h 2m

  1. Take the rideshare from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol 12.1 miles

2€

4 alternative options

Bus  •  43m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Museumplein to Schiphol, Handelskade 397 / ...

2€ - 6€

Taxi  •  17m

  1. Take a taxi from Amsterdam to Schiphol Station 11.4 miles

45€ - 55€

Drive  •  17m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Schiphol Station 11.4 miles

2€ - 4€

Uber  •  17m

  1. Take an Uber from Amsterdam to Schiphol Station 11.4 miles

24€ - 35€

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Schiphol Station is to rideshare which costs 2€ and takes 1h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Schiphol Station is to taxi which costs 45€ - 55€ and takes 17m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam, Museumplein and arriving at Schiphol, Handelskade. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 38m.

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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 18m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Schiphol Station is 13 km. The road distance is 18.3 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Schiphol Station without a car is to train which takes 49m and costs 6€ - 13€.

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The train from Amsterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport takes 18m including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Amsterdam to Schiphol Station bus services, operated by Connexxion, depart from Amsterdam, Museumplein station.

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

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Schiphol Station is to train which takes 49m and costs 6€ - 13€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 2€ - 6€ and takes 43m.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Schiphol Station.
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  • Distance: 7.9 miles
  • Duration: 49m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Schiphol Station, Netherlands?

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Amsterdam to Schiphol Station every 10 minutes. Tickets cost 6€ - 13€ and the journey takes 18m. Alternatively, Connexxion operates a bus from Amsterdam to Schiphol Station every 10 minutes. Tickets cost 3€ - 6€ and the journey takes 38m. GVB also services this route 3 times a day.

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
18m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
6€ - 13€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
1st Class
10€ - 13€
2nd Class
6€ - 8€
Bus operators
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Bus from Amsterdam, Museumplein to Schiphol, Handelskade
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
3€ - 6€
Website
Connexxion
GVB
Phone
+31 900 8011
Website
gvb.nl
Bus from Amsterdam, Jan Evertsenstraat to Schiphol, Schipholgebouw
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Website
GVB
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to 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
33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
2€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber Amsterdam
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Amsterdam to Schiphol Station
Ave. Duration
17m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
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uber.com
UberX
24€ - 35€
UberBLACK
40€ - 60€
UberVAN
45€ - 65€
Taxi from Amsterdam to Schiphol Station
Ave. Duration
17m
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
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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Amsterdam to Schiphol Station bus services, operated by Connexxion, arrive at Schiphol, Handelskade station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Schiphol Station is 18 km. It takes approximately 17m to drive from Amsterdam to Schiphol Station.

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There are 2728+ hotels available in Schiphol Station. Prices start at 85€ per night.

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

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