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    Train tickets

    by pieter_jan_v Updated Mar 1, 2011

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    Ticket machines in the luggage claim area.
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    The first train ticket machines are located convinient at the luggage claim area (before customs clearance). More machines are located at the central Schiphol Plaza. You can use your (major) creditcard at these machines and avoid the additional surcharge when buying at the counter of the Schiphol Plaza Train Station.

    Be aware that the English menu by default offers you a "comfort" ticket, ergo a first class ticket. Just select the right kind of ticket if you want to travel second class.
    There are single fares and day return tickets; the latter only valid for travel forward and back on the same day (well, till 4AM the next day)!

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    How to get Amsterdam from Schiphol

    by Kuznetsov_Sergey Written Mar 17, 2012

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    You can easily reach Amsterdam Centraal by several trains per hour. It takes only 15 minutes. Schiphol railway station is located directly beneath the terminal complex of Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and is operated by the Nederlandse Spoorwegen. The station's six platforms are accessible via twelve escalators and three elevators located in the main concourse of the airport (Schiphol Plaza).
    The Downtown can easily be reached from Schiphol Airport by car via the highways A4 and A9.

    You can watch my 3 min 22 sec Video Schiphol-Amsterdam Damrak out of my Youtube channel or or here on VT.

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    TRANSPORTATION TO AMSTERDAM

    by pieter_jan_v Written Jun 17, 2007

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    Schiphol to Amsterdam transportation options

    The most asked question in the travel forum is how one can travel from the Schiphol Airport to Amsterdam downtown.

    I got the feeling the airport authorities kept an eye at Virtual Tourist, because an electronic screen has been put up at immigration where you queue for passport control.

    On he screen the different options are outlined with the related costs and time involved.

    All these options and some more are given in detailed in my listed Schiphol transportation tips below.

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  • Trains to Amsterdam Centraal

    by sabsi Updated Jun 4, 2004

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    The train to Schiphol

    Every 15 mts or something there is a train that connects Schiphol's underground train station with Amsterdam's main station, Amsterdam Centraal.

    I never quite understood the difference between the three tickets available for this ride but a return ticket costs EURO 5.60. Make sure to have coins with ya, the machines don't accept Euro bills!

    The train to Amsterdam Centraal takes approx. 15 minutes.

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    Schiphol Train Station

    by pieter_jan_v Updated May 13, 2012

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    Schiphol train station; exterior
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    The train platforms are in the basement of the Schiphol Plaza, the big indoor front hall of the airport.
    There are multiple ticket counters and ticket vending machines that accepts credit cards too. A ticket from the counter is 50 Eurocents over the same ticket from the machine.

    Counter service business hours: 06.30AM - 9PM.

    There are multiple platforms, so first select the right one before going down.

    During daytime trains leave every 30 minutes to the major Dutch Cities.

    The train ride to Amsterdam Central Station is about 20 minutes.

    Watch your luggage at all times!

    Station Information

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    Dutchbird!

    by nighthawk Updated Oct 17, 2004

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    Dutchbird plane

    Never had heard of Dutchbird before, but dad and I did like flying with them!
    We flew an airbus 320 and were very well served ... even had brekkie! on our way to Barçelona and when coming back, we had dinner!
    Made up for not being allowed to smoke ;-)

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  • Hotel Shuttle Busses

    by sabsi Written Jun 4, 2004

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    Our hotel

    There are quite a few shuttle busses that connect the hotels of Schiphol with the airport. Depending on the hotel they go 2-3 times an hour. Departure is at the right end of Schiphol Plaza when facing away from it.

    There you will also find a free telephone you can use for contacting the different hotels.

    Some of the busses are rather small so you would want to be there early (especially when departing from your hotel). The drivers are not allowed to take more people than the bus has seats. I wouldn't want to be kicked out when having a plane to catch. I warned ya ;)

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    Train departure information

    by pieter_jan_v Written Dec 8, 2006

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    Schiphol train departure time information
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    In front of the Schiphol Plaza Train station are indoor information tables; the classic NS-ones with all the information for any train trip you can make from Schiphol at any time. Above is a big electronic information wall with the train departures scheduled for the next hours with platform indification.

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    The Floating Dutchman

    by pieter_jan_v Updated Aug 19, 2011

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    The Floating Dutchman going into the water
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    The Lovers company started their Floating Dutchman service in cooperation with the Schiphol Airport. This bus/boat amphibeous tour is ideal for passengers with a layover time of 5 or more hours.

    The Floating Dutchman will depart from the Schihol Airport, drive to the Amsterdam Oosterdok and from thare sail the Amsterdam canals. A ride back to the airport concludes the three hours sightseeing tour.

    A ticket will cost about €40 (at the Lover Company ticket counter at Schiphol Plaza).

    Promo movie

    First regular service movie

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    Train!

    by nighthawk Written Feb 27, 2004

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    us in the train

    Since my dad and I are rather slwo in the mornings, it was decided we were to travel to Amsterdam airport the day before.
    I got a special card that gives me discount on train fare so it wasn t too big an investment.

    We had a good time and there were no major problems during the time we were in the train.

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    Airport Hotel Shuttle Bus

    by pieter_jan_v Updated Nov 26, 2011

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    Connexxion Airport Shuttle Bus at the A7 stop
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    For the local hotels around Schiphol and in the neighbouring villages of Hoofddorp, Badhoevedorp and Zwanenburg use the hotel-reservations switchboard located in the arrivals hall opposite the airport information desk.

    For the Amsterdam hotels the Connexxion Airport Hotel Shuttle Bus leaves 3 times per hour during office hours and stops at more than 50 major Amsterdam hotels. If you have booked a smaller Amsterdam hotel just inform at the hotel information desk where the closest stop is. Most drivers will drop you off in front, but not all smaller hotels have a loadzone.

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    Schiphol railway station

    by Kuznetsov_Sergey Written Mar 3, 2012

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    Schiphol railway station - Train
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    You can easily reach Amsterdam Centraal by several trains per hour. It takes only 15 minutes. Schiphol railway station is located directly beneath the terminal complex of Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and is operated by the Nederlandse Spoorwegen. The station's six platforms are accessible via twelve escalators and three elevators located in the main concourse of the airport (Schiphol Plaza).
    The original station was opened in 1978, and the current station was opened in 1995 (and I was among its first passengers). It connects the airport to Amsterdam and to various others cities in the Netherlands, as well as to Belgium, Germany and France.
    Train tickets for domestic travel are available from the yellow ticket machines near the platforms at Schiphol Plaza. Tickets (for domestic and international travel) are also available from the ticket offices, which are situated close to the red/white-checked cube at Schiphol Plaza. Staff at the ticket offices will also be able to provide you with train departure information.

    Schiphol Airport can easily be reached by car via the highways A4 and A9.

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    Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

    by Kuznetsov_Sergey Written Mar 3, 2012

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    Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
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    Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is the Netherlands' main international airport, located 20 minutes southwest of Amsterdam. The airport's official English name, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, reflects the original Dutch word order (Luchthaven Schiphol).
    The airport is the primary hub for KLM and other airlines.
    Schiphol is an important European airport, ranking as Europe’s 4th busiest and the world's 12th busiest by total passenger traffic. It also ranks as the world’s 6th busiest by international passenger traffic and the world’s 17th largest for cargo tonnage.

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    Gate transportation

    by pieter_jan_v Updated May 29, 2011

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    terminal shuttle

    The A-Company provides a shuttle with courtesy cars inside the buildings of the the tranfer area (passport check to D-, E-, F- and F-gates & vice versa). A ride costs Euro 3,00. The service times are from 7AM to 2PM.

    Handicapt passengers can use an even more extensive service by the Axxicom Airport Caddy company.

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  • Trains to other destinations

    by sabsi Written Jun 4, 2004

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    Schiphol's underground train station

    There's also international connections to Germany or Belgium as well as a lot of connections to cities in the Netherlands.

    To places like The Hague, Utrecht or Rotterdam and other bigger Dutch cities there's a train about every half an hour.

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