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Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Number of Terminals: 1
Telephone: (0)900 7244 7465 (Netherlands only) or (0)20 794 0800
Fax: (0)20 604 1475
E-mail: info@schiphol.nl or via the airport’s website
Website: http://www.schiphol.nl/
Time Zone: GMT + 1 (GMT + 2 from the last Sunday in March to the last Sunday in October)
Address: Amsterdam Airport Schiphol,PO Box 7501, 1118 ZG Schiphol, The Netherlands

Location: The airport is located 15km (9 miles) southwest of Amsterdam
Airport code: AMS

The airport is situated off the A4 motorway, which links Amsterdam, The Hague and Rotterdam. The exit to the airport is clearly signposted.

There are two short-term car parks (P1 and P2), both connected to the terminal and Schiphol Plaza by covered walkways, recommended of stays for up to 48 hours. Long-term parking is available in an open-air car park (P3), situated 4km (2.5 miles) from the terminal. A free 24-hour shuttle bus links P3 with the terminal. There is also a luxury car park (P7). A VIP valet service is also available; reservations are required (tel: (0)900 7244 7465 (Netherlands only) or (0)20 794 0800).

Car hire companies are located in Schiphol Plaza and include Avis, Budget, Hertz, National Car Rental and Sixt.
You can rent in advance from the following link: Car Rental The Netherlands


Rail: There is a railway station in the terminal’s central hall, under Schiphol Plaza; direct trains run to Amsterdam Centraal Station (journey time: 15 minutes). Night trains serve Utrecht, Amsterdam Centraal Station, Leiden, The Hague, Delft and Rotterdam. The reservation-only, high-speed Thalys train serves major European cities. Other international services run to Berlin, Hannover and Leipzig. NS (Dutch Railways) ticket machines and desks are located in the baggage reclaim halls 1, 2 and 3, and Schiphol Plaza. Road: Taxi: Schiphol Travel Taxis are available from outside Schiphol Plaza (journey time into Amsterdam: 15 minutes). Taxis can be booked in advance on the airport’s website. Bus: Public buses run regularly to Amsterdam and other cities. Bus nos.197 and 370 (interliner) run to Amsterdam city centre and Amsterdam Zuid. Buses depart from platform A7, in front of the Arrivals hall 2. Shuttles: Many hotels offer a free airport shuttle service to guests. The Connexxion Schiphol Hotel Service (tel: (0)38 339 4771) is a daily hotel shuttle service running from the airport to over 55 hotels in and around Amsterdam; the Connexxion desk is situated in the Arrivals hall 2, for tickets and information.

Schiphol information desks are located before passport control in Schiphol Plaza, halls 2 and 3 in Arrivals, and behind passport control in Lounges 2 and 3. Eight transfer desks, situated on the piers, offer information on transfers and connecting flights. Multiphone units, with touch-screen technology for information on the airport, are located throughout the terminal. The Customer Contact Centre (tel: +800 7244 7465) can provide further information. The VVV Holland Tourism Information Office is situated in Arrivals hall 2, with tourist information and an accommodation reservation service.

Money and communications: There are numerous banks, which also offer VAT reclaim facilities, ATMs, currency exchange machines and bureaux de change. There is a post office in Lounge 2, and mobile telephone hire at the Telecom Rentcenter at Schiphol Plaza. Multiphone multimedia telephone units, which can be used for telephoning, Internet access and an SMS service, are situated throughout the airport. Wireless Internet is available in designated ‘communication zones’ in the terminal building. Eating and drinking: There are numerous restaurants, bars and cafés situated throughout the terminal building. Shopping: There are numerous shops, including duty-free and a 24-hour supermarket, at Schiphol Plaza (before security) and on both sides of immigration. A duty-free pre-order and collection service is available online. Luggage: Seal & Go, at various locations in the Departures check-in area (tel: (0)20 316 4289) seals luggage (irrespective of size) within one minute. Lockers are situated throughout the terminal. Left-luggage is open daily in the basement between Arrivals 1 and 2 (tel: (0)20 601 2443). There are free trolleys and a porter service (tel: (0)20 601 2303) is available on request. There is a lost and found office; information desks can provide more information. Other facilities: The airport has a medical centre, 24-hour emergency medical services (tel: (0)20 649 2566) and a pharmacy. There is a fully equipped baby room and several play areas on Holland Boulevard; baby change facilities are provided in the toilets. Shower facilities can be found at the terminal hotel (see below), available 24 hours a day. Massages, a casino and a prayer room are also available.

The Schiphol Business Centre (tel: (0)20 653 2480) hires out offices equipped with fax, PC and telephone facilities, as well as a secretarial service if required. There is also a conference room with telecommunication facilities. The Communications Centre (tel: (0)20 653 1852) provides passengers with Internet facilities, mini-offices, a post office and a telephone centre with full telecommunication facilities; wireless Internet connection is available too. The Skyport Business Centre (tel: (0)20 654 1600) hires out meeting rooms accommodating between two and 22 delegates, which can be reached directly from both Arrivals and Departures. Secretarial services, catering, video and teleconferencing, a hotel reservation service and check-in are also available. Computers, fax machines and mobile telephones can be hired from Telecom Rentcentre (tel: (0)20 653 0999) in Schiphol Plaza. Major airlines have executive lounges, which offer some business facilities.

Facilities include automatic doors, toilets, and a lift between all floors of the airport, including train platforms. Wheelchairs are available for visitors, but passengers requiring wheelchairs and special assistance should inform their airline prior to travel. ACompany (tel: (0)20 601 5018) provides an electrocar service, with shuttles running between piers D, E, F and G and in the Arrivals hall. Disabled parking is available in car parks P1, P2 and P3. A bus is available on request (tel: (0)20 316 1417) from car park P3 to take disabled passengers to the terminal; passengers requiring this service should phone at least 24 hours in advance. Visicom (tel: (0)20 601 2929) supplies text telephones for hearing-impaired passengers; induction loops are fitted at the information desks, transfer desks and in the waiting areas in the central lounge.

Hotels Schiphol Amsterdam:


citizenM Amsterdam Airport Average guest score: 8.4/10 8.6

citizenM Amsterdam Airport 0 stars

Jan Plezierweg 2, Schiphol  0.4 km from Schiphol  

This new design hotel at Schiphol Airport is the only affordable, luxury hotel that is directly connected to the airport terminals and train station!… More


Sheraton Amsterdam Airport Hotel Average guest score: 8/10 7.9

Sheraton Amsterdam Airport Hotel 4 stars

Schiphol Boulevard 101, Schiphol  0.1 km from Schiphol  

The only *****hotel with direct access to arrival and departure halls of Amsterdam International Airport: no taxi, no shuttle needed; once off the plane you’ve arrived.… More


Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol Average guest score: 7.6/10 7.7

Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol 4 stars

Schiphol Boulevard 701, Schiphol Airport  0.5 km from Schiphol  

This modern and luxurious hotel has all the facilities and amenities today's (business) traveler may wish for, and more.… More


Ibis Amsterdam Airport Average guest score: 7.3/10 7.7

Ibis Amsterdam Airport 3 stars

Schipholweg 181, Badhoevedorp  2.8 km from Schiphol  

This 3-star hotel is located near the major roads leading to Amsterdam (A4 and A9) and is close to Schiphol airport. A free shuttle service to and from the airport is provided by the hotel.… More


NH Schiphol Airport Average guest score: 8.2/10 7.5

NH Schiphol Airport 4 stars

Kruisweg 495, Hoofddorp  3.3 km from Schiphol  

Experience the practical combination of 4-star comfort and ease of travelling, at the NH Schiphol Airport Hotel. Let the hotel’s wealth of facilities complement your stay.… More


Novotel Amsterdam Airport Average guest score: 8/10 7.5

Novotel Amsterdam Airport 4 stars

Sloterweg 299, Badhoevedorp  2.8 km from Schiphol  

The Novotel Amsterdam Airport is ideally situated near Amsterdam and Schiphol Airport. An internationally oriented location within easy reach of The Hague and the port of Rotterdam.… More


Best Western Amsterdam Airport Hotel Average guest score: 7.6/10 7.2

Best Western Amsterdam Airport Hotel 4 stars

Vuursteen 1, Hoofddorp  3.2 km from Schiphol  

Favourably located alongside the A4 motorway, directly next to Shiphol airport, this is the ideal base to stay, right before or after your holiday.… More


Radisson SAS Hotel Amsterdam Airport Average guest score: 8.3/10 8.2

Radisson SAS Hotel Amsterdam Airport 5 stars

Boeing Avenue 2, Schiphol  3.4 km from Schiphol  

Ideally situated in the green surroundings of the business Park Schiphol-Rijk, this hotel is only 25 minutes away from Amsterdam’s city centre.… More


Dorint Hotel Amsterdam Airport Average guest score: 8.5/10 8.4

Dorint Hotel Amsterdam Airport 4 stars

Stationsplein 951 ZW, Schiphol  3.2 km from Schiphol  

With a 24-hour Sports and Media Bar, tasteful guest rooms and free internet, this 4-star hotel offers the perfect base near Schiphol and Amsterdam city centre.… More


Van der Valk Hotel A4 Schiphol Average guest score: 7.9/10 7.9

Van der Valk Hotel A4 Schiphol 4 stars

Rijksweg A4, Nr 3, Hoofddorp  5.3 km from Schiphol  

In the close vicinity of the international Schiphol Airport, we would like to welcome you in the luxurious and comfortable Hotel Schiphol A4.… More


De Herbergh van Badhoevedorp Average guest score: 8.1/10 8.2

De Herbergh van Badhoevedorp 3 stars

Sloterweg 259, Badhoevedorp  3.0 km from Schiphol  

The hotel has a good location near Amsterdam, Schiphol and the centre of Badhoevedorp, without any air traffic noise.… More


Yotel Schiphol Average guest score: 7.3/10 7.4

Yotel Schiphol 0 stars

Vetrekpassage 118, Schiphol  0.1 km from Schiphol  

The Yotel Schiphol is the perfect place to freshen up, without leaving the airport. In between transferring flights or simply after check-in; relax and get some rest before travelling on.… More


Mercure Hotel Amsterdam Airport Average guest score: 7.8/10 7.5

Mercure Hotel Amsterdam Airport 4 stars

Oude Haagseweg 20, Amsterdam  4.2 km from Schiphol  

Situated on the outskirts of Amsterdam, just 5 minutes from Schiphol Airport, this 4-star hotel offers tastefully redecorated rooms and 15 multifunctional meeting rooms.… More


Crowne Plaza Amsterdam Schiphol Average guest score: 8.1/10 7.7

Crowne Plaza Amsterdam Schiphol 4 stars

Planeetbaan 2, Hoofddorp  4.0 km from Schiphol  

Hotel Crowne Plaza Amsterdam Schiphol is a luxury hotel at only a 10-minute drive from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.… More


Hotel Chariot Average guest score: 8/10 8.1

Hotel Chariot 3 stars

Oosteinderweg 243, Aalsmeer  3.5 km from Schiphol  

A privately owned and run hotel in the south of Aalsmeer. Hotel Chariot is located only 8 minutes from Schiphol Airport and 20 minutes from the city centre of Amsterdam.… More