Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (Luchthaven Schiphol in Dutch) is located in the Netherlands. It’s one of the most important airports in Europe.
Schiphol is the home base of KLM (Royal Dutch Airlines), Arkefly and Transavia.com, and a hub for Northwest Airlines in cooperation with KLM.
Location — The airport is situated 15km (9 miles) southwest of Amsterdam.
Time zone — GMT + 1 (GMT + 2 from last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October)
Driving Directions : Schiphol airport is situated off the A4 motorway, which links Amsterdam, the city of The Hague and Rotterdam. The exit to the airport is clearly signposted.
Address — PO Box 7501, 1118 ZG Schiphol, The Netherlands
Airport Code — AMS
Country Code — 31
Currency — Euro
Car Hire — Car hire companies are located in Schiphol Plaza and include Avis, Budget, Hertz, National Car Rental and Sixt.
Public Transport — #Rail : There is a railway station in the terminal’s central hall, under Schiphol Plaza; direct trains run to Amsterdam Centraal Station (journey time – 15 minutes).
Night trains serve Utrecht, Amsterdam Centraal Station, Leiden, The Hague, Delft and Rotterdam. The reservation-only, high-speed Thalys train serves major European cities.
Other international services run to Berlin, Hannover and Leipzig. NS (Dutch Railways) ticket machines and desks are located in the baggage reclaim halls 1, 2 and 3, and Schiphol Plaza.
— #Bus : Public buses (tel: 0900 9292) run regularly to Amsterdam and other cities. Bus 197 and bus 370 (interliner) run to Amsterdam city centre and Amsterdam Zuid. Buses depart from platform A7, in front of the Arrivals hall 2.
— #Taxi: Schiphol Travel Taxis are available from outside Schiphol Plaza (journey time into Amsterdam – 15 minutes).