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To and From Schiphol Airport

By Train

Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is 15 km (9 mi) southwest of the city's center and less than 20 minutes by train from Amsterdam Central Station.

Amsterdam Schiphol Airport's underground railway station

Easy and cheap

When arriving at Schiphol Airport the easiest way to get to central Amsterdam is by train. The Dutch Railways operate passenger train station Schiphol directly underneath the passenger terminal. There are about 7 trains an hour to Amsterdam Central Station.

The fare for your train journey to Amsterdam Centraal is € 4.20 if you are travelling second class, one way.

Buy your train ticket online

online train tickets

Main Amsterdam railway stations

It is not always necessary to travel first to Amsterdam Centraal. Take the train station that is closest to your hotel.

The main stations are: Amsterdam Centraal (city centre), Amsterdam Lelylaan (Amsterdam West) and Amsterdam Zuid (Amsterdam South and Zuidas).

If your hotel is located in Amsterdam Oost (Amsterdam's eastern part) you could take the train to Amsterdam Zuid and then change to metro line 51.

Plan your trip and buy a ticket

click on one of the route signs below, select the departure time and buy a ticket

Schiphol Airport

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Train tickets

Buy your e-ticket to your destination beforehand,
or purchase a ticket from the self-service ticket machine or NS Service Desk on your railway station of departure.

Hotels near airport

Conveniently located hotels near Amsterdam Schiphol Airport

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