Amsterdam to Schiphol bus

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Journey Information

There are 600 intercity buses per day from Amsterdam to Schiphol. Traveling by bus from Amsterdam to Schiphol usually takes around 30 minutes, but the fastest Amsterdam Airport Express bus can make the trip in 17 minutes.

Distance7 mi (11 km)
Shortest duration0h 17m
Cheapest price€6.39
Trips per day600
Most frequent serviceAmsterdam Airport Express
Bus lines1

What bus companies travel from Amsterdam to Schiphol?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Amsterdam to Schiphol. Amsterdam Airport Express connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amsterdam Airport Express6000h 30m€6.45
  • Amsterdam Airport Express, operated by Connexxion, is a bus service connecting the Dutch capital with Schiphol International Airport. Four designated routes provide convenient transportation options between Amsterdam and the airport. Once in Amsterdam, passengers can choose from three well-placed stops: Museumplein, Rijksmuseum, or Leidseplein, offering easy access to major hotels, restaurants, and tourist attractions. Despite the short travel time of 25 minutes on average, Amsterdam Airport Express prioritizes passenger comfort by providing amenities such as air conditioning, movie screenings, Wi-Fi connectivity, extra legroom, and dedicated storage areas for larger luggage items.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 30 minutes to cover the 11 kilometers from Amsterdam to Schiphol. However, the fastest bus only takes 17 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.

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Schiphol. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week.

The first bus leaves at 00:00 and the last bus leaves at 15:00. To see the times for all buses from Amsterdam to Schiphol, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 600 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 8 stations in Amsterdam.

All bus stations in Amsterdam:

  • Elandsgracht Bus Station

  • Leidseplein

  • Haarlemmermeerstation

  • Amsterdam Museumplein

  • Olympisch Stadion

  • Amstelveensweg

  • Emmastraat

  • Rijksmuseum

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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