How to get to Schiphol: Transport yourself to Schiphol
Your journey begins once you arrive at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. You can easily reach the airport by public transport, including train, bus and taxi. Trains arrive at Schiphol Station, located right underneath Schiphol Plaza (the airport’s main public entrance hall). If you plan to drive, parking is located close to Departures.
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Ride the train
The Schiphol Airport Train Station is right under the airport. From there, you can take a lift or escalator to Schiphol Plaza, the airport’s main foyer. It’s close to Arrivals, and a minute or two’s walk to Departures.
Come by car
Schiphol is easy to reach and there are many excellent parking options. When you get to Schiphol, follow the signs to Short-term Parking (up to 48 hours) or Long-term Parking (3 days+). You’ll always find a parking space that suits you.
Take a ride in a shared car
With your car2go subscription, you can now share an electric car for a quick and easy trip between Amsterdam and Schiphol. There are car2go parking spaces located at many places around Amsterdam, as well as in Schiphol’s World Trade Center car park.
Catch the bus
It’s easy to take a bus to Schiphol – the bus depot is right outside Schiphol Plaza, the airport’s main foyer. It’s a few steps walk to and from Arrivals and Departures.
Jump on your bike
Schiphol is easily accessible by bike. There are excellent bike paths around the airport to the terminal, as well as three bike sheds where you can park for up to four weeks.
Take a taxi
You can opt for a regular taxi, a luxurious Schiphol Business Taxi, or a minivan from Schiphol Travel Taxis. Many taxi companies have special discount rates to Schiphol.
Prepare for your flight
What items you can and can’t travel with on the plane
Hold baggage rules and what constitutes an ‘odd-sized’ item
Schiphol is easy to reach by train, bus, taxi and car
You can check in online or at Schiphol. What works for you?
Check your passport’s validity and any visa requirements
Be well-prepared and clear security with ease