Trains from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to the city center are one of the fastest and easiest ways to get from your flight to your final destination when you arrive in The Netherlands.
Rail services run regularly from the airport train station to Amsterdam Centraal train station. From there you can connect to the metro, trams, and other forms of transportation to complete your journey.
The Amsterdam airport train station is located on the lower ground level of the terminal buildings and is easy to get to by following signs when you exit baggage claim.
Trains leave Amsterdam airport train station for the Amsterdam Central train station every 10 minutes throughout the day at peak times, and less frequently at off-peak times. Services run 24 hours a day, so you can travel whenever your flight arrives. The total journey time to the city center is just 15 to 20 minutes.
The cost of a train ticket is 3.90 euros one-way or 7.80 euros return in second class and 6.60 euros one-way or 13.20 euros return in first class. Tickets can be purchased from the ticket counter or from ticket machines with multi-language capabilities at the airport train station. Wherever you buy your ticket, make sure to validate it at one of the yellow machines before boarding the train.