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Airports in Netherlands

Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS)

Location

The airport is about thirteen miles (20km) from Amsterdam.

Getting to the city

The airport railway station is located beneath Schiphol Plaza and trains depart for central Amsterdam and other destinations around the Netherlands. Trains leave the airport station regularly, except from 12.30am to 5am when the service only runs every hour. The short 20-minute journey costs around €6. Most buses into Amsterdam run every 15-30 minutes from 6am until midnight on weekdays and slightly less frequently on weekends. Many hotels offer free shuttle services to guests.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 from the last Sunday in March to the last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: +31 207 940 800, or from the Netherlands: 0900 0141.

see full airport guide


Rotterdam The Hague Airport (RTM)

Location

The airport is located four miles (6km) north of Rotterdam.

Getting to the city

RandstadRail, a high-speed train, connects the airport to The Hague, Leidschendam, Pijacker, Zoetermeer and Rotterdam Central Station. From the central station you can catch trains to Antwerp, Brussels and Paris. To use public transport, you'll need to buy an 'OV-Chipkaart' (Public Transport Chip Card) from a newsagent at the airport. The RET bus connects to the Meijersplein metro station, where you can transfer to Line E to the city centre; a trip of about 20 minutes overall. For a more direct route, the No. 33 bus will get you to Rotterdam Central Station in about 25 minutes. The night transport is available into the early morning.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 from the last Sunday in March to the last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: +31 (0)10 446 3444.

see full airport guide


Groningen Eelde Airport (GRQ)

Location

The airport is situated nine miles (15km) from Groningen.

Getting to the city

The airport is served by Arriva bus number 52 and 53, which connect to the Groningen Central Station twice an hour on weekdays, and hourly on Sundays (only number 52). Various private bus services also run shuttles, and there are plenty of taxis available.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 from the last Sunday in March to the last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: +31 (0)50 308 1300.

see full airport guide


Amsterdam Schiphol Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.

Airports in Netherlands

Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS)

Location

The airport is about thirteen miles (20km) from Amsterdam.

Getting to the city

The airport railway station is located beneath Schiphol Plaza and trains depart for central Amsterdam and other destinations around the Netherlands. Trains leave the airport station regularly, except from 12.30am to 5am when the service only runs every hour. The short 20-minute journey costs around €6. Most buses into Amsterdam run every 15-30 minutes from 6am until midnight on weekdays and slightly less frequently on weekends. Many hotels offer free shuttle services to guests.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 from the last Sunday in March to the last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: +31 207 940 800, or from the Netherlands: 0900 0141.

see full airport guide


Rotterdam The Hague Airport (RTM)

Location

The airport is located four miles (6km) north of Rotterdam.

Getting to the city

RandstadRail, a high-speed train, connects the airport to The Hague, Leidschendam, Pijacker, Zoetermeer and Rotterdam Central Station. From the central station you can catch trains to Antwerp, Brussels and Paris. To use public transport, you'll need to buy an 'OV-Chipkaart' (Public Transport Chip Card) from a newsagent at the airport. The RET bus connects to the Meijersplein metro station, where you can transfer to Line E to the city centre; a trip of about 20 minutes overall. For a more direct route, the No. 33 bus will get you to Rotterdam Central Station in about 25 minutes. The night transport is available into the early morning.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 from the last Sunday in March to the last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: +31 (0)10 446 3444.

see full airport guide


Groningen Eelde Airport (GRQ)

Location

The airport is situated nine miles (15km) from Groningen.

Getting to the city

The airport is served by Arriva bus number 52 and 53, which connect to the Groningen Central Station twice an hour on weekdays, and hourly on Sundays (only number 52). Various private bus services also run shuttles, and there are plenty of taxis available.

Time

GMT +1 (GMT +2 from the last Sunday in March to the last Sunday in October).

Contacts

Tel: +31 (0)50 308 1300.

see full airport guide


Amsterdam Schiphol Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.