A warm welcome or a fond farewell: Pick-up and drop-off

Can you pick me up?

Enter the flight details to see when your passenger is due to land at Schiphol.

Arriving flight

Can you drop me off?

Enter the flight details to see when your passenger is due to depart from Schiphol.

Departing flight

P1 is the perfect choice if you are picking someone up from Schiphol or dropping someone off. You can park close to the terminal and pay easily using your mobile phone.

Perhaps you want to accompany someone inside or wait for someone in the terminal. In that case, please bear in mind that you are advised to give each other space at Schiphol, just like in the rest of the Netherlands. Thank you for keeping a 1.5-metre distance from other travellers.

You can also quickly and easily drop departing travellers off at the Kiss & Ride area in front of the departure halls. To make a brief stop here, follow the signs for 'Departures'. The signs with lists of airlines show you which departure hall you need. Please be aware that parking is not permitted here.

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    Follow the signs for P1 to park close by the terminal.

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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 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?

The recommended times vary per flight. Always check your airline’s website for the latest advice. In general, you should check in two hours before the departure time for European flights and three hours before intercontinental flights. View the flight departure times or use the free Schiphol app.

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.

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