Amsterdam Airport

Amsterdam Airport

Amsterdam Airport (officially Amsterdam Airport Schiphol) is the largest airport in the Netherlands, and the third busiest airport in the whole of Europe. Flights are available to airports across the Netherlands, Europe, and worldwide. Both Dublin and Cork Airport offer flights to Amsterdam Airport.

Despite its size, Amsterdam Airport contains only one terminal (although this one terminal is split into three departure halls). The airport is so large that it even has its own version of the Rijksmuseum within its terminal.


Restaurants at Amsterdam Airport

As one of Europe’s largest and busiest Airports, Amsterdam Airport is packed full of amenities including restaurants, bars, shops, airport lounges, and of course its own museum. Foodies will be impressed by the wide range of cuisines on offer at Amsterdam Airport, which includes Dutch, Spanish, American, and Middle Eastern.


Shopping at Amsterdam Airport

Amsterdam Airport’s collection of shops includes luxury designers such as Bulgari, Burberry, Hugo Boss, and Rolex. Other shops include News & Books for magazines and novels, Johnnie Walker House for whiskies and other spirits, and House of Tulips for that quintessential Amsterdam souvenir. 


Amenities at Amsterdam Airport

Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the terminal in four-hour increments.


Getting to & from the Airport



Getting to and from Amsterdam city centre (Dam Square) takes around 20-30 minutes by car, although this depends on traffic. Amsterdam Airport is located just off Exit 2 on the A4, the motorway that connects Amsterdam to the Belgian-Dutch border. Car hire at Amsterdam Airport is available from a number of car hire companies including Avis, Hertz, Budget, Europcar, Sixt, Alamo, Thrifty, and National.



You’ll find Schiphol Airport’s train station directly underneath Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. The journey time to and from the airport is just 15 minutes. Tickets are available on the platform, either as a single or a rechargeable ticket. A single ticket costs €5.20.

Note: you will need to validate them before boarding the train and after disembarking. To do this, simply tap the ticket against the reader.



The Amsterdam Airport Express (Line 197) connects Amsterdam Airport with the city centre, and the journey time is usually around 40 minutes. Services are frequent, departing to and from the Airport every 15 minutes. Tickets cost €5 on-board the bus, but are cheaper if you purchase them in advance.



Amsterdam Airport to the city centre by taxi usually takes around 20-30 minutes. While not as quick as getting a train to the city centre, a taxi ride may be more suitable for travellers with a lot of luggage. On average a taxi ride between the Airport and Amsterdam city centre usually costs between €40 and €50.


This information is correct as of May 2017

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Amsterdam Airport

Evert v/d Beekstraat 202,
1118 CP,

Tel:' 0900 0141 (Nederland) +31 207940800 (Buitenland


 Location Details

Longitude:4° 46' 5'' E
Latitude:52° 18' 29'' N
ICAO code:

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