header background image

Get from Schiphol Airport to Amsterdam

Book a transfer

From A-to-B
Hourly ride

Booking can be done at most 1 hour in advance.

Return Trip

Booking can be done at most 1 hour in advance.

Booking can be done at most 1 hour in advance.

How to get from Schiphol Airport to Amsterdam City Center?

Tranfer options:

When you plan a trip to the motherland of world-known painters such as Van Gogh and Rembrandt, plan it in advance. How can I get to Amsterdam upon arrival at Schiphol Airport? There are several ways such as bus, train and taxi. Which way is the most suitable you can decide by getting more into details of public transportation and taxi from Schiphol Airport (AMS) to the city center of Amsterdam.

How do I get from Schiphol Airport to Amsterdam City Center by bus?

The easiest way to get from Schiphol Airport (AMS) to the city center is by Amsterdam Airport Express Bus 397. Buses leave every 7,5 minutes the bus stop B17 at Schiphol Airport and the trip takes approximately half an hour. It runs between 05:00 AM and 00:30 AM. If you travel at night the same Niteliner 97 goes twice per hour between 01:00 AM and 05:00 AM in both directions.

Bus fare from Schiphol Airport to the center of Amsterdam:

The price of an Airport Express bus one-way ticket is €6,50. If you book a return ticket, the price for two ways will be €11,25. Where can I buy the tickets? You can buy them from the bus driver. The tickets can also be purchased at a yellow-blue color “Public Transport Tickets” vending machine at Schiphol Аirport (AMS). The ticket machines can be found next to the baggage reclaim area of Arrivals 3 or outside Arrivals 3, next to the escalators, up to Departures 3. The Amsterdam Airport Express bus may be crowded, luggage space is also limited.

Important to know: Cash payments are not accepted – only by credit or debit cards.

Where can I find a bus to get from Schiphol Airport to Amsterdam City Center?

You can find Amsterdam Airport Express Bus 397 on Platform B15-19. To get from Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Amsterdam by bus is the most inexpensive way. The last bus stop is Elandsgracht Station. It’s approximately 20 minutes walking to the city center.

Travel tip: When planning your trip double check address of your stay as by train it might be faster than by bus.

How do I get from Schiphol Airport to Amsterdam City Center by train?

The train is the fastest way to get from Schiphol Airport (AMS) to the city center of Amsterdam. Amsterdam’s train system is connected with the city airport. The trains leave each 5 minutes from Schiphol Airport Railway Station to Amsterdam Central Station. The trip will take less than 20 minutes. The direct train to Amsterdam Central Station runs between 05:30 AM and 01:11 AM. The price of a one-way ticket from Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Amsterdam Central station is €4,60 for a Standard Class and €7,40 for a 1st Class. A train ticket for a child under 3 years old is free.

Passengers can buy tickets at the ticket offices of the station. They can also be bought at a yellow-blue “Public Transport Tickets” vending machine, which can be found in the arrivals hall. Trains leave platforms 1, 2, 3, which are under the building of Amsterdam Airport.

Travel tip: For a busy traveler the best advice is to use the express train – the Intercity Direct train. The trip from Schiphol Airport to Amsterdam City Center will take less than 15 minutes.

Standard double-deck trains are not very convenient as they do extra stops on the route and place for luggage is limitted.

Find train tickets and timetables.

How do I get from Schiphol Airport to Amsterdam City Center by taxi?

The most efficient way to get from Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Amsterdam is booking online an AtoB taxi. Do you want to avoid rush hours and long queues for taxis? You can do it by planning your trip in advance and booking online an AtoB airport transfer. You will be able to choose a proper vehicle for your needs. For big groups up to 7-8 people or a lot of luggage you can order a minivan. For parents traveling with children we will offer a child safety seat or a booster. For business travel you could book our executive class vehicles.

Taking modern Amsterdam taxis, you can pay with debit or credit cards. But they don’t guarantee fixed rates. So, if you book an AtoB airport taxi transfer online you will have fixed rates. Once paid, we don’t ask you to cover Extra costs.

Do you want to get from Schiphol Airport (AMS) to the center of Amsterdam? Book an AtoB airport taxi for a fixed price with no Extra cost. The journey will take no more than 25 minutes.

Booking an AtoB airport taxi from Schiphol Airport to Amsterdam city center you will have the following advantages:

  • Large fleet with a wide choice of cars from economy class to executive cars;
  • Child seats and boosters upon request;
  • Fixed rates;
  • English-speaking support 24/7;
  • Flexible cancellation 24 hours before the transfer;
  • Licensed professional drivers;
  • Affordable price from €42.

Booking online an AtoB airport transfer is a reliable way to get comfortable and safe to the city center. It will save the precious minutes of your holidays and guarantee a comfortable ride from Schiphol Airport (AMS) to the hotel in Amsterdam city center.

Currently, due to the COVID-19 epidemic situation, AtoB drivers were trained and strictly follow all the rules as to customer safety and cars disinfection after each ride. We everyday control the driver’s health and all of them are provided with disposable masks, gloves, hand sanitizers and other disinfectants.

What Are the Main AtoB Features?

AtoB taxi is your way to make your journey more comfortable. Our main priority is to provide our clients with the highest level of comfort. We’ll make the most of your trips by providing you with exceptional transfer services.



Our company will provide you with fast and convenient transport from the airport to the hotel or the nearest city where you will stay.

Professional drivers

Professional drivers

Our experienced chauffeurs and private drivers are always happy to help and give any recommendations about the city attractions, road, or your stay.

Comfort and safety

Comfort and safety

AtoB offers a fixed price. Our driver will meet you with a name card, and you will have the driver’s contact info so that you do not get lost.


What our customers say about us

Customer reviews

4.7 out of 5 40 customer ratings






Write a review

Close Navigation