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Amsterdam Schiphol Airport Map and Information

From James Martin,
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Amsterdam's Airport is Big and Efficient

Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) is located 15 km southwest of Amsterdam. It ranks fifth in passenger volume among European Airports. The airport is marked on the map with the symbol of an airplane.

View Amsterdam Schiphol Airport Map in a larger map

Getting To Amsterdam Airport

By Car: As you can see on the map, the A4 and A9 motorways are convenient to the airport. From Amsterdam, The Hague, or Rotterdam, take the A4 and follow the signs to the airport.

By Train: There is a train station inside the Airport's central hall under Schiphol Plaza offering direct train services from the airport to Amsterdam Centraal station, as well as trains to other destinations including Berlin, Germany.

Taxi: You can book at Schiphol Travel Taxi online.

Want to know more about transportation? See Getting from Amsterdam to Schiphol Airport.

The Amsterdam Schiphol Airport site has a route planner that covers all types of transportation to the airport

Hotels in and near Schiphol Airport

The Sheraton Schiphol is located inside the airport compound, linked to the terminal by covered walkway. A new hotel, citizenM, is also directly connected to the airport terminals and train station.

For more user-rated hotels near Schiphol airport, see them mapped on Venere (Book Schiphol Aiport Hotels Direct).

What to Do During a Layover

There are some fine ways to relax at Schiphol, and we can recommend other Budget Friendly Layovers at Schiphol as well. If you plan to be outside, check out the climate and weather conditions for Amsterdam.

Destinations near Amsterdam Airport

All of Holland is accessible from Amsterdam Airport. Besides Amsterdam itself, we like Haarlem, which is very close by, and nearly all of Noord Holland, north of Amsterdam. Of course, Belgium, Luxembourg and Germany aren't far away either--and 6 trains a day depart to Berlin from the airport rail station, taking 6 1/2 hours reach their destination.

For more information see the Amsterdam Airport site.

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