Local Transport


The train station is reached via the underground corridor. There are not only direct train connections with Amsterdam, Rotterdam, and The Hague, but also to places such as Groningen and Maastricht and even to international destinations. During the night there are trains to Utrecht, Amsterdam, Leiden, The Hague, Delft, and Rotterdam. In 2007, Schiphol became accessible by high speed trains (HSL-South).

Attention: The station is a favorite place for pickpockets!

Car and bus

The airport is along highway A4, the road that connects Amsterdam with The Hague. The website for the airport has a handy Journey Planner that gives you trip advice either by public transportation or by car.

You can find the bus station just before the exit for Schiphol Plaza where there are many bus lines. The so called 'Zuidtangent' offers a fast and comfortable bus connection to places such as Haarlem, Hoofddorp, Amstelveen and Amsterdam-Zuidoost.

The Connexxion Schiphol Hotel Shuttle (tel: +31(0)38 339 4741) has a direct connection between Schiphol and more than 100 hotels in Amsterdam. Many hotels offer their own shuttle service. You can find the buses for hotels in Arrivals Hall 3.

Car rental - Amsterdam Schiphol Airport

Car rental companies have their counters in Schiphol Plaza: Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, National and Sixt. You can also reserve a rental car in advance using the service EasyTerra provides, they compare the rates of several car rental providers in a single quote.


Schiphol Plaza are Schiphol taxi’s (tel: + 31(0)20 653 1000). All the taxis have meters.

Schiphol Travel Taxi is a national taxi service that has fixed rates for everyone who travels to and from the airport.

You can reserve Business Taxi's by telephone (tel: +31(0)38 339 4766).

Airport Parking

P1 and P2 are covered parking garages that are intended for short-term parking, up to 48 hours, they are directly connected with the terminal building, the rate is €1.90 per half hour.

Long-term parking is in P3 which is close to the A4. A bus leaves for the terminal from the parking lot every ten minutes. If you reserve a minimum of a week in advance you get a discount. Rates (discount prices in brackets): €77.50 (€47.50) for eight days, €116.00 (€85.00) for 15 days, and €154.50 (€110.00) for 22 days.

The luxary parking is in P7 directly under the terminal. Rates: first hour €11.00, following hours €6.50 per hour to a maximum day rate of €37.50.