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There are 7 ways to get from Schiphol Station to Amsterdam, Dam by bus, train, night bus, taxi, car or rideshare

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Recommended option

Line 397 bus via Amsterdam, Leidseplein  •  46 min

  1. Take the line 397 bus from Schiphol, Handelskade to Amsterdam, Leidseplein 397

€5 - €7

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Rideshare  •  1h 12m

  1. Take the rideshare from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to Amsterdam 18.1 km

€3

5 alternative options

Train  •  56 min

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

€6 - €13

Line 397 bus  •  1h

  1. Take the line 397 bus from Schiphol, Handelskade to Amsterdam, Elandsgracht 397

€4 - €6

Night bus  •  40 min

  1. Take the night bus from Schiphol, Handelskade to Amsterdam, Dam N97

€4 - €6

Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Schiphol Station to Amsterdam, Dam 19.1 km

€45 - €60

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from Schiphol Station to Amsterdam, Dam 19.1 km

€2 - €4

Schiphol Station to Amsterdam, Dam by walk, bus and tram

The journey time between Schiphol Station and Amsterdam, Dam is around 44 min and covers a distance of around 18 km. The fastest journey normally takes 36 min. Operated by Connexxion and GVB, the Schiphol Station to Amsterdam, Dam service departs from Schiphol Station and arrives in Amsterdam, Paleisstraat. Typically 939 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
44 min
Fastest journey time:
36 min
Services per week:
939
Cheapest price:
€5
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:11
Last service departs at:
23:56

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Schiphol Station to Amsterdam, Dam walk, bus and tram schedules

Schiphol Station → Amsterdam, Dam
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Amsterdam, Dam is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Amsterdam, Dam is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Amsterdam, Dam is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1351.

Last updated: 16 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Schiphol Station to Amsterdam, Dam is to rideshare which costs €3 and takes 1h 12m.

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The fastest way to get from Schiphol Station to Amsterdam, Dam is to taxi which takes 18 min and costs €45 - €60.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Schiphol, Handelskade and arriving at Amsterdam, Elandsgracht. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 39 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Schiphol Airport and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

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The distance between Schiphol Station and Amsterdam, Dam is 13 km. The road distance is 19.1 km.

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The best way to get from Schiphol Station to Amsterdam, Dam without a car is to line 397 bus via Amsterdam, Leidseplein which takes 46 min and costs €4 - €7.

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It takes approximately 46 min to get from Schiphol Station to Amsterdam, Dam, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Schiphol Station to Amsterdam, Dam is to line 397 bus via Amsterdam, Leidseplein which takes 46 min and costs €4 - €7. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €6 - €13 and takes 56 min.

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  • Distance: 12.6 km
  • Duration: 46 min

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

Connexxion operates a bus from Schiphol, Handelskade to Amsterdam, Leidseplein every 10 minutes. Tickets cost €3 - €5 and the journey takes 34 min. Alternatively, Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Schiphol Airport to Amsterdam Centraal every 20 minutes. Tickets cost €6 - €13 and the journey takes 14 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 Schiphol Airport to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€6 - €13
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€6 - €8
1st Class
€10 - €13
Bus operators
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Bus from Schiphol, Handelskade to Amsterdam, Leidseplein
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Connexxion
Bus from Schiphol, Handelskade to Amsterdam, Elandsgracht
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
Connexxion
Night bus from Schiphol, Handelskade to Amsterdam, Dam
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
Connexxion
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 Airport Schiphol to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Schiphol Station to Amsterdam, Dam
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
€45 - €60
TCA Taxi
Phone
+31 20 777 7777
Website
tcataxi.nl
Taxi Team Amsterdam
Phone
+31 64 444 4087
Staxi
Phone
+31 20 705 8888
Website
staxi.nl
PrimoTaxi
Phone
+ 31 10 262 2540
Website
primotaxi.nl
Goedkoopnaarschiphol.NL
Phone
+31 20 260 0810
Website
goedkoopnaarschiphol.nl

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Schiphol Station to Amsterdam, Dam bus services, operated by Connexxion, arrive at Amsterdam, Elandsgracht station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Schiphol Station to Amsterdam, Dam is 19 km. It takes approximately 18 min to drive from Schiphol Station to Amsterdam, Dam.

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

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