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.
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 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.
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.