A warm welcome or a fond farewell: Pick-up and drop-off
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Follow the signs for P1 to park close by the terminal.
Meet up at the meeting point in Schiphol Plaza.
Find your way quickly with our interactive map.
Schiphol is easy to reach by train, bus, taxi and car.
Let us know if your mobility is impaired. We are more than happy to help.
Fancy a drink, a snack or a meal? At Schiphol Plaza, the choice is yours!
Where can I drop someone off quickly?
You can quickly drop off departing passengers at the Kiss & Ride zone in front of the departure halls. To stop your car briefly, follow the signs for Departures. Do you want to take more time to say goodbye? In that case, park at P1 Short-Term Parking. From here you can walk to the arrival and departure halls in three to six minutes.
What address should I enter in my navigation system?
Are you travelling to Schiphol by car? In that case, enter Ceintuurbaan Zuid, Schiphol, Haarlemmermeer as your destination.
When should I arrive at Schiphol if I am dropping someone off?
When should I arrive at Schiphol if I am picking someone up?
You can decide for yourself: if you want to welcome someone in the arrival hall, make sure you are there shortly after the plane has landed. Or agree to meet up after the arrival time at the meeting point or at one of the cafés on Schiphol Plaza. View the flight arrival times or use the free Schiphol app.
Can I arrange for a taxi to drop me off or pick me up?
You certainly can! A taxi can drop you off right outside the departure halls or pick you up outside the arrival halls. The driver will also help you with your baggage. Read more about travelling to and from Schiphol by taxi.
I am going to Schiphol and I’d like to make a day of it. Is that possible?
Yes, of course. If you are coming to Schiphol, why not turn it into a pleasant outing? There is an incredible amount to see and do at the airport. How about spotting planes, doing a treasure hunt or taking a look behind the scenes? And Schiphol Plaza is full of great places to eat and drink. Check out our tips for a Day Out at Schiphol.