Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is situated 15km (9 miles) southwest of Amsterdam.
Evert van de Beekstraat 202
1118 CP Schiphol
Dialling code: +31
Tel: +31 20 794 0800
Lufthansa at the airport
How to get there
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is situated off the A4 motorway, which links Amsterdam to The Hague. From Amsterdam, take the A10 ring road and merge onto the A4 in the direction of The Hague. The exit to the airport is clearly signposted from this route.
There is a railway station in the terminal’s central hall, under Schiphol Plaza; direct trains run to Amsterdam Centraal Station (journey time: 15 minutes; fare: €3.90).
Night trains serve Utrecht, Amsterdam Centraal Station, Leiden, The Hague, Delft and Rotterdam, while the reservation-only, high-speed Thalys train serves major European cities. Other international services run to Berlin, Hannover and Leipzig.
Ticket machines and desks are located in Schiphol Plaza. Further rail information is available from Nederlandse Spoorwegen (tel: 0900 202 1163; www.ns.nl/en).
Public buses (tel: 0900 9292) run regularly to Amsterdam and other cities. Buses 197 and 370 (interliner express service) run to Amsterdam city centre and Amsterdam Zuid. Buses depart from platform A7 in front of arrival hall 2. Full details of routes can be found on the airport website.
Many hotels offer a free airport shuttle service to guests. The Connexxion Schiphol Hotel Service (tel: (038) 339 4771; www.airporthotelshuttle.nl) is a daily hotel shuttle service running from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to more than 55 hotels in and around Amsterdam; purchase tickets at the Connexxion desk in arrival hall 2.
Schiphol Travel Taxis are available from outside Schiphol Plaza. The journey to central Amsterdam is approximately 15 minutes. Taxis can be booked in advance on the airport’s website.
Two short-term car parks (P1 and P2) are connected to the terminal and Schiphol Plaza by covered walkways. Long-term parking is available in an open-air car park (P3), which is situated 4km (2.5 miles) from the terminal; a free 24-hour shuttle bus links this car park to the terminal. A VIP valet service is also available (reservations are required: tel: (020) 406 7890).