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Public transport - train

The Schiphol NS Dutch Railways station is located directly under the airport. You can buy train tickets at the NS counter or use one of the yellow and blue ticket machines at Schiphol Plaza.


Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is also easily accessible by public transport from other European countries. Various trains travelling to and from Belgium and Germany call at the Schiphol station. Free baggage trolleys are available at the platforms.

Train tickets
International train tickets can be obtained at the NS Hispeed counters, located near the Meeting Point at Schiphol Plaza. International tickets can also be purchased online on the NS Hispeed or Thalys websites.

Average rail travel times to and from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol


Train tickets
Train tickets for the Netherlands can be purchased from the yellow ticket machines at Schiphol Plaza or the NS Dutch Railways ticket counters located near the Meeting Point at Schiphol Plaza.

Train travel information
Visit the Journey planner on the NS website for fast travel advice (in English). The fastest and shortest connections to and from Schiphol can be found here, as well as all relevant travel updates.

Night-time train services
Departing or arriving at night or early in the morning? Then use the NS night-time service. Night-time train services operate once every hour between Utrecht Central Station – Amsterdam Central Station – Schiphol – Leiden Central Station – The Hague Central Station – Delft and Rotterdam Central station and vice versa. For more information:

Average travel times to and from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
Amsterdam 0:15
Haarlem 0:40
Utrecht 0:30
Den Haag 0:30
Rotterdam 1:00
Enschede: 2:09