Taxi and transfer prices from Amsterdam Schiphol airport
Taxis are readily available at Schiphol airport and a trip to the Amsterdam centre will cost approximately €40-€60 depending on your exact destination in a standard taxi. If you need a bigger vehicle or have extra luggage then the cost may be higher. Avoid anyone offering you a ride within the airport as they may take you to an unlicensed taxi. Prebook your taxi to get the best service and to save time. Simply fill in the form on this page and receive offers from local companies.
Amsterdam Schiphol Airport taxi and transfer companies
Amsterdam Schiphol airport is one of the busiest airports in Europe and it is served by a large number of taxi and transfer companies. Whether you are travelling in a group and need a bigger vehicle or coming with small children requiring child seats or have a disabled passenger with you or want to treat yourself to a bit of luxury we will try our best to match you with the right companies.
Best places to visit around Amsterdam Schiphol airport
Amsterdam is a fabulous city to visit on a city break or as a starting point of a longer trip around the Netherlands. You should definitely rent a bike and tour the city like the locals do. There is so much to do and see in the Dutch capital where you will find everything from amazing museums to the infamous red light district, from Michelin star restaurants to “coffee” shops.
If you wish to visit Anne Frank’s house, the world-famous Rijksmuseum or the Van Gogh Museum then make sure to pre-book your tickets long before your trip.
Amsterdam Schiphol airport to Amsterdam transfer time is about 25 minutes in normal traffic.
Giethoorn is often referred to as the Dutch Venice thanks to its lovely canals surrounded by beautiful flowers and centuries old thatched roofed cottages.
Amsterdam Schiphol airport to Giethorn transfer time is approximately 1hr 30 minutes.
Utrecht used to be the religious centre of the Netherlands with some beautiful churches and cathedrals to remind us of its 2000 year long history. Utrecht is the perfect mixture of old and new and has a brilliant atmosphere. It also has an incredible, two-storey canal system.
Amsterdam Schiphol airport to Utrecht transfer time is normally around 50 minutes by car or taxi.
About Amsterdam Schiphol Airport
Amsterdam Schiphol Airport
Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the third busiest airport in Europe. Many people connect to other flights here but it’s also an incredibly popular destination welcoming international travellers from all over the world. Almost 72 million passengers pass through Schiphol Airport each year. It's the main hub for KLM and Easyjet also has a major base here.
The airport has one main building, which is divided into three levels and three departure halls. There is also a shopping centre at Amsterdam airport called the Schiphol Plaza, perfect for any last minute treats.
Schiphol airport is about 9 miles (14km) from the city of Amsterdam and it is very well connected by public transport. There is an express bus service run by Conexxion which takes about 30 minutes to the city centre. Buses depart every 8 minutes during the day.
There is also a train terminal at Amsterdam airport which is underneath the terminal building. Train tickets are available from the ticket office in the airport's main hall and from ticket machines. From this station you can take a train to Amsterdam Central Station.
There is a taxi rank right at the exit of Schiphol airport. You should only use a taxi from the official taxi rank and avoid anyone soliciting for rides within the terminal. The most convenient solution is to pre-book your taxi so your driver can meet you on arrival. This way you will be taken straight to your vehicle.
An interesting fact about Amsterdam Schiphol airport is that it is below sea level!