Amsterdam Schiphol Guide
- Full name: Amsterdam Schiphol Airport
- Location: The airport is nine miles (15km) southwest of Amsterdam.
- Time: GMT +1 (GMT +2 from the last Sunday in March to the last Sunday in October).
Tel: +31 207 940 800, or from the Netherlands: 0900 0141.
- Transfer to the City:
The airport railway station is located beneath Schiphol Plaza and trains depart for central Amsterdam and other destinations around the Netherlands. Trains leave the airport station regularly, except from 12.30am to 5am when the service only runs every hour. The short 20-minute journey costs around €4.20. Most buses into Amsterdam run every 15-30 minutes from 6am until midnight on weekdays and slightly less frequently on weekends. Many hotels offer free shuttle services to guests.
- Car rental:
Car rental desks can be found inside the arrivals hall, and include Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Sixt and National.
Facilities at Schiphol include ATMs and currency exchange facilities, a lost and found, information desks, luggage lockers and wrapping services, state-of-the-art conference facilities, a medical clinic, pharmacy and casino. There are also numerous shops and restaurants, a food court, and duty-free shopping.
Short-stop parking facilities are located close to the terminal with the first 15 minutes free and then from €1 per subsequent 12 minutes. Daily parking in the Schiphol Smart Parking area should be booked in advance on the Schiphol website and costs about €50 for eight days and is connected to the terminal via a frequent shuttle bus service. Valet parking is also available.
- Departure tax: None.
- Website: www.schiphol.nl