Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

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Arriving in Holland by air is always a pleasure at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. And when returning home again after your holiday, make sure to spend some extra time at Schiphol. Discover what the airport has to offer – it’s a city unto itself!   

  • Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is one of Europe’s biggest airports.
  • Experience Schiphol up close with the unique ‘Behind the scenes’ tour.
  • See our tips for accommodations near Schiphol Airport.

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is the largest airport in Holland, and one of the biggest in Europe. In 2013, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol was elected the best European airport. At Schiphol, you won’t be bored for a minute.

Shop ‘til you drop

Amsterdam Schiphol Airport boasts a huge variety of shops, ranging from Victoria’s Secret and Burberry to Gassan Diamonds and even Hermès. The shops are open seven days a week.
If you’d prefer to get some relaxation, try the Airport Library, the Casino or the Dr Fish Spa wellness centre. The Kids Forest playground is a feast for the children. And, of course, there are many excellent delicatessen shops and restaurants to be found.

Rijksmuseum at Schiphol

In addition to many shops, delicacies and relaxation Amsterdam Schiphol Airport also offers culture with the Rijksmuseum. This smaller version of Amsterdam’s famous Rijksmuseum is the world’s first airport museum, and displays original works of the Dutch masters Rembrandt and Vermeer, among others. The Rijksmuseum can be found on Holland Boulevard and is open every day from 7:00 to 20:00.

Experience Schiphol up close

Are you curious about the goings-on at an airport? Schiphol offers you the ‘Schiphol Behind the Scenes’ tour. Please make sure to book your ticket ahead of time, since the tour fills up quickly. It is easily combined with your return trip if you are travelling from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, and tour takes just over an hour.

2x spending the night at Schiphol

AMS are the letters used to indicate Schiphol Airport.

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A taxi stand is located near the Schiphol Plaza exit. Please be careful and only take a taxi at the official taxi stand. Do not step into taxis that are offered to you otherwise. Read more about taxis in the Netherlands.

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From Schiphol Airport, you can travel to Amsterdam by taxi or public transport.

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Various hotels can be found at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and the surrounding area.

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Schiphol is the airport of Amsterdam. You can find a map of the airport on the website and via the Schiphol app.

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Schiphol is Amsterdam's official airport. You can find a map of the airport on the website and Schiphol app.

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Schiphol Airport is located right next to Amsterdam. You can also fly straight to airports in Rotterdam, The Hague or Eindhoven and discover the Netherlands from here.

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Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
Aankomstpassage 40
1118AX Schiphol