By bus from Schiphol: Criss-cross all over the country

Right in front of Schiphol Plaza you’ll find the airport’s bus stops. In addition to urban and regional transport to places like Amsterdam, Leiden, Lisse, Haarlem and Noordwijk, there are also special services, including the shuttle bus to your hotel or the P3 car park.

Bus station Plaza

All aboard the Amsterdam Express

Most adventures start and end in Amsterdam, and this is a great way to start yours – the bus terminal is right outside Schiphol Plaza. The Amsterdam Airport Express (bus 397) has a fast and direct connection to Amsterdam. At night, take bus N97 (Niteliner). Please visit to learn more about bus lines and departure times.

Amsterdam Travel Ticket

An Amsterdam Travel Ticket lets you use virtually all of the city’s public transport on one ticket. Your ticket includes unlimited travel with the Amsterdam Express (bus 397) or Niteliner (bus N97) from Schiphol to every train station in Amsterdam.

Bus checklist

  • Plan your journey at
  • Buy a ticket. You can find ticket machines at Schiphol Plaza and in Arrival 1, 2 & 3
  • Or pay on board using your bank card, credit card or mobile with OVpay
  • Remember to check in and out when getting on and off the bus