Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS)

Airport Overview:

Schiphol airport opened on September 16, 1916, and is the home of KLM Dutch airlines; Schiphol airport provides direct flights to approximately 240 Destinations worldwide and is the Netherland's main airport. Located just 20 minutes outside of Amsterdam, the airport serviced almost 48,000,000 passengers in 2007, making it the 14th busiest airport in the world.


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To reach Amsterdam Centraal Station, the rail station located in Schiphol Airport's central hall offers direct service. By fast train, travel time from Schiphol to Centraal Station is 12 minutes, and by slow train travel time is 20 minutes.

The Schiphol Railway Station also has trains that travel all throughout Europe and other destinations in The Netherlands.

Bus services and taxis are readily available. Taxis are provided by Schiphol Travel Taxis and are available from outside Schiphol Plaza. The bus stop is located on Platform A7 in front of Arrivals Hall 2.

Airport Hotels:

The Ibis hotel is located close to the airport and offers a free shuttle service to the airport. Many other hotels are located within a close distance as well, offering free shuttle service.

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Information Desks:

Information desks are located behind passport control in lounges 2 and 3, in Schiphol Plaza, and halls 2 and 3 in arrivals.

Airport Facilities:

Eating and Drinking: There is a wide variety of cafes, restaurants and bars in the Schiphol Airport terminal building.

Shopping: Fashion boutiques, music stores, flower shops and much more are located throughout the terminal building.

Money: The airport has a multitude of currency exchange machines, a number of banks, ATMs and bureau de change facilities.

Religion: The airport has a prayer room in the main hall of the terminal.

Amsterdam Airport MapIATA Code: AMS

Telephone: +31 (020)794 0800

PO BOX 7501

Airport Location: The Amsterdam Airport is located approximately 9 miles southwest from Amsterdam city center. 

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