Buses from Amsterdam to Schiphol

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Amsterdam - Schiphol Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 361 intercity buses per day from Amsterdam to Schiphol. Traveling by bus from Amsterdam to Schiphol usually takes around 35 minutes, but the fastest Amsterdam Airport Express bus can make the trip in 11 minutes.

Distance7 mi (11 km)
Shortest duration0h 11m
Cheapest price$8.46
Trips per day361
Most frequent serviceAmsterdam Airport Express
Bus lines1

What bus companies travel from Amsterdam to Schiphol?

On Wanderu there is one intercity bus company that operates from Amsterdam to Schiphol. Amsterdam Airport Express is the only company that connects the two cities by bus available on Wanderu. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amsterdam Airport Express3610h 36m$8.56
  • Amsterdam Airport Express

    Amsterdam Airport Express

    Book Amsterdam Airport Express from Amsterdam to Schiphol from $8. There are 361 Amsterdam Airport Express schedules from Amsterdam to Schiphol and you can expect on average to pay for a Amsterdam Airport Express ticket to Schiphol. In Amsterdam, Amsterdam Airport Express departs to Schiphol from Elandsgracht Bus Station and 8 other stations. In Schiphol, Amsterdam Airport Express arrives at Schiphol (Airport) and no other station.

    An average trip on Amsterdam Airport Express from Amsterdam to Schiphol takes 0 hours and 36 minutes , while the fastest available Amsterdam Airport Express trip will get you to Schiphol in 0 hours and 11 minutes .

    On weekends, Amsterdam Airport Express offers 364 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Schiphol.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Amsterdam to Schiphol during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride from Amsterdam to Schiphol?

The bus takes an average of 35 minutes to cover the 11 kilometers from Amsterdam to Schiphol. However, the fastest bus only takes 11 minutes. It's a short trip that goes by very quickly. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Schiphol, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Amsterdam?

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00am. To see the times for all buses from Amsterdam to Schiphol, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 361 scheduled buses that travel from Amsterdam to Schiphol every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Amsterdam to Schiphol without transferring.

City Information


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The Dutch capital of Amsterdam is one of Europe's most eclectic cities with so much to explore. As a hub of culture, history, and architecture, as well as sex, drugs, and all things rock and roll, no amount of time in this vibrant city will ever be enough. Of course, this makes it one of the best cities to visit after graduation.

To learn about one of the most significant parts of modern history, visit the Anne Frank House, a humbling testament to this remarkable girl's unwavering optimism and resilience during the horrors of World War II. The Van Gogh Museum and the Rijksmuseum are also well worth a visit to discover artworks by Dutch masters.

For a look into contemporary life in Amsterdam, visit De Negen Straatjes (The Nine Streets), a micro-neighborhood brimming with independent shops, artisan food eateries, and cozy cafes where you can experience an authentic Dutch Coffeeshop. Taking an iconic canal tour is another must, allowing you to experience the city while relaxing on the water. Since Amsterdam is known for its cycling culture, bring your bike or rent one during your stay to get around the city as the locals do.

Travel to Amsterdam is easy, with its connections to the rest of Europe via a vast network of motorways, utilized by FlixBus and BlaBlaCar Bus services. Amsterdam’s many connections are why it’s the starting point for our budget tour of the Netherlands. Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport is also a major international travel hub, and the Central Station is one of the largest rail terminals in Europe.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Amsterdam?

Main departure station: Elandsgracht Bus Station

Buses to Schiphol leave from 9 stations in Amsterdam.

All bus stations in Amsterdam:

  • Elandsgracht Bus Station

  • Leidseplein

  • Haarlemmermeerstation

  • Olympisch Stadion

  • Rijksmuseum

  • Amsterdam Museumplein

  • Amstelveensweg

  • Emmastraat

  • Anderlechtlaan

Where does the bus arrive in Schiphol?

Main arrival station: Schiphol (Airport)

All buses from Amsterdam arrive at one main station in Schiphol.

Bus stations in Schiphol:

  • Schiphol (Airport)

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