Amsterdam Schiphol airport (AMS)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


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Amsterdam Schiphol airport (AMS)

Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, opened on September 16, 1916, is the main air terminal in the Netherlands. It is also one of the busiest European airports regarding passenger and cargo movement. It operates with international and intercontinental flights..

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Number of Terminals - 1 - Open 24 hours a day. The terminal has 3 levels: Ground Floor (Arrivals and Transportation), Second Level (Boarding and Check-in) and Third Level (Boarding Gates and Vip Lounges). Learn more

Annual passenger traffic: 25.5 million passengers went through it in 2021.

Tel: +31 900 0141 / 207 940 800.  Whatsapp - Facebook

There are numerous information booths on the Arrivals and Departures levels. Visitor center in Arrivals Hall 2, available from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm.


The airport is situated 9 km (5.5 miles) southwest from Amsterdam and is located next to highway A4, which connects the city with The Hague and Rotterdam.

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Car rental agencies

There are car rental desks at Schiphol Plaza.

Avis (Tel +31 882 847 620 - 6:30 am to 11:30 pm)
Enterprise (Tel +31 207 400 950 - 6:30 am to 11:00 pm)
Budget Hours: 06:00 - 23:30 Tel: +31 88 284 7500
Europcar (Tel +31 203 164 190 - Mondays through Fridays from 6:30 am to 11:00 pm, weekends from 7:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Hertz (Tel +31 205 020 240 - 6:00 am to 11:30 pm)
Sixt (Tel +31 204 059 090 - 6:30 am to 11:00 pm)


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Parking services at Amsterdam Schiphol airport (AMS)

Inside the enclosure there are several parking lots for short and long stays, with charging stations for electric vehicles and valet parking service (Tel +31 204 067 890).

P1 short-term - Covered area directly opposite the terminal, for stays of up to 48 hours. Rates: every 10 minutes 1.10 euro. 24 hours x € 44 and 48 hours € 88.

P1 Long term - Rate for longer stays (more than 3 days) and very close to the terminal building. Only by booking online

P3 - Multi-storey facility for long-term parking, connected to the main building every 10 min. through courtesy shuttles. There is also another cheaper outdoor sector.

P6 Valet Parking - In front of the arrival room. Book in advance (up to 4 hours before) 

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Facilities for passengers with special needs

Facilities include reserved parking spaces, accessible counters, lifts, escalators, moving walkways, wheelchairs, adapted restrooms, automatic doors, electric caddies for passenger transport and ambulifts to board the plane. If you should require special assistance, inform your airline or travel agency at the moment of your booking. For special transportation from the enclosure, call Tel +31 206 530 500 or Tel +31 383 394 768.

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Latest updates: September 26, 2022