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Schiphol Airport

Adress: Evert van de Beekstraat 202, 1118 CP Schiphol, The Netherlands
IATA Airport code: AMS
ICAO Airport code: EHAM
Alias: Airport Schiphol and Amsterdam Airport

Schiphol Airport provides direct flights to over a hundred airlines to 265 places. This makes it Europe’s 4th busiest and the world’s 16th business airport according to full passenger traffic. It is placed twenty minutes southwest of Amsterdam and provides a hub for the Netherlands and the surrounding places, including Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg, and France. Many airlines like Martinair, KML, Amsterdam Airlines, Transavia and Arkefly use this airport as a home base also as a European center for Delta Air Lines.

Schiphol Airport Parking

Short-Term Parking (P1) At Schiphol Airport

P1 parking provides parking for up to two days, and it is just a few minutes of walk away to arrivals and departures. With no booking required all the vehicles with a maximum height of two meters can be parked in here. And cars with a height more than two meters can be parked in unsheltered P3 Schiphol Airport.

Long-Term Parking (P3) At Schiphol Airport

For parking, your vehicle for three or more than three days in the sheltered or unsheltered area, this parking space can be used. Vehicles with two-meter in height can be parked in the safe part, and cars with the height more than two meters are parked unsheltered.

Schiphol Holiday Velvet Parking

This parking is a more relaxed choice of parking with a security system, and the staff takes care of the cars here at Amsterdam Airport. It can only be booked through the internet and vehicles at the lowest of five days.

Valet Parking

The Amsterdam Airport Schiphol also provides particular valet service. Drivers can park their vehicles in front of the terminal between departure halls 2 and 3 in the specific Schiphol Valet parking area and deposit the keys at the parking desk.

Excellence Parking

For the seekers of comfort and peace, this is a relaxing choice for business tours and dropping someone off. It has sheltered parking spaces.

P6 Valet Parking

Parking your vehicles at the airport would have never been more comfortable where you can leave your car keys at the desk. And you are only a few steps far from the check-in desk. Your vehicle will be elsewhere and will be ready in P6 when you get back.

Payments of Parking Fees

Multiple ways can be used for the amount either by ATM cards, credit cards, and cash as well. By using the credit card in the ticket machine upon entering the Airport and pay by using the same card when leaving. The ticket can be paid before collecting your vehicle at service desks and the cashier machines.

Transportation

Train to Amsterdam

This airport is the largest in the Netherlands, has its own needs and hence its train station, which makes it only accessible by public transport. The train links with the capital, during the day eight trains per hour depart from the airport to the railway station at Amsterdam CS. The travel time from the airport to the train station is sixteen minutes on average. If required, you can choose to take a direct train from the Schiphol airport to Hague, Utrecht, and Rotterdam.

The train tickets and access to the arrival and departure can be purchased from the train station of Schiphol Airport which is located beneath Schiphol plaza.

Train Tickets

A single second class train ticket to or from Amsterdam costs €4.50, and for the first class, it costs €7.50. You do not have to pay the surcharge for the intercity nonstop train, but this is mandatory for the Schiphol Airport Rotterdam road.

Bus To Amsterdam

Buses are also a fantastic way to travel between Amsterdam and the Airport. Bus 397 of Connexxion departs every 8-15 minutes between Nieuw-Vennep and Elandsgracht station which is close to the center of Amsterdam. Night bus N97 departs every thirty minutes to the Schiphol Amsterdam airport and the city. The Amsterdam Airport express is particularly famous with visitors. The bus stops in Amsterdam at the Museumplein, Olympic Stadium and Rijksmuseum among other places

Bus Tickets

Bus tickets can cost €11.30 for a return and €6.50 and can be bought via the internet. It is quite affordable if you use an OV-Chipkaart and then the price drops down to €3.45. Whereas each ticket is valid for 1.5 hours on the tram, bus, and metro. There is a special ticket for children up to twelve years; the price is just €1.00 for one card.

Tram, Metro And Nearby Cities

You can change to the tram and subway to reach your final place in the city at Amsterdam CS. The connection is also provided by the railway to the metro lines M51, M50, M52, M54, and M53. With surprising historical places to discover that are near Amsterdam, you have different choices for travel every hour. The second class ticket costs form €5.00 to €10.00.

Taxi

Taxis are also another mode of transportation from the airport to Amsterdam city. Taxis are an entirely safe and fast way to travel in the town. And if you are going with luggage taxis are an especially good option for you. But going in taxis has its negatives as well, mainly this is not quite cost-effective, and there is always a chance of getting stuck in the heavy traffic. Visitors are suggested to pick a taxi from the line and not from random individuals claiming to provide this service for the safety purpose.

Rent A Car

Driving in Amsterdam is not an entirely good idea because of the bustling traffic. Nonetheless, the car rental services are gladly accessible at Schiphol Airport. Car rentals give you freedom of roaming around the city and experiencing the sites with ease and without worrying about the timings and schedules of buses and trains.