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Amsterdam Schiphol airport

Amsterdam International Airport is the 4th one in Europe in term of passengers with 44 millions a year. In 2002 Schiphol was voted Best European airport during 15 consecutive years, and a fourth position in the global ranking. AMS is located 14 miles away from city center on the main A4 (E10) autoroute from Rotterdam and The Hague to Amsterdam. Directions to the A4 and major destinations are signposted as you leave the airport. The See Buy Fly shopping centre (Schiphol Plaza) has been named the world's best airport shopping centre by 'The Business Traveller' for over 10 years in a row.

AMS official website & terminal map

Phone: +(0)20 794 0800  - official website - Lost and found : (+31) 020 601 2443

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Hotel near Schiphol

Check availability for all AMS hotels : click on "hotels deals"

Mercure Schiphol Terminal -  Phone : (0)20 604 1339
Hilton Schiphol Hotel Telephone : (0)20 710 4000
Radisson Schiphol Telephone : (0)20 655 3131
Crowne Plaza - Phone : (0)23 565 0000

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Airport transfers services - Transportation

Rent a car at Amsterdam Airport

Six international car rental companies (Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Alamo, Sixt) - However renting a car is not advised for those going to central Amsterdam, as parking is very difficult. Please find herewith the local car hire agencies phone numbers. Also try our online comparison engine to find the best deals online.

Car Hire Agencies : Alamo +(0)20 316 4081 - Avis +(0)20 655 6050  - Budget +(0)20 604 1349 Europcar +(0)20 316 4190 - Hertz +(0)20 502 0240 - Sixt +(0)20 405 9090

Airlines - Terminal - Main carriers : KLM - Northwest Airlines - Easyjet

Schiphol airport has one terminal. The arrivals hall and the departures hall are divided in 3 parts : Arrivals 1,2,3, and Departures 1,2,3 - Arrival terminal is located on ground level.

Hall B : Alitalia, Lufthansa, SAS, Austrian, Iberia, Finnair, Icelandair, Vueling, TAP Portugal
Hall C : KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Air France, Transavia, LOT, Meridiana
Hall D : Air Lingus, BMI, British Airways, KLM, Malev, Skyeurope, Royal Air Maroc
Hall E : Cathay Pacific, China Southern Airlines, Japan Ailines, KLM, Northwest, Singapore
Hall F : Air Berlin, China Airlines, KLM, Northwest, Malaysia Airlines, Adria Airways
Hall G : Air Canada, Continental, Delta Airlines, El Al, Korean Air, United Airlines, US Airways
Hall H : (Low cost mainly) BMI, Easyjet, Flybe, Jet2, Sky Airlines, Thomsonfly

Airport transportation : bus - shuttle - taxi transfer service

Airport Shuttle service and Taxi : All legal taxis have blue number-plates - Many shuttles operate (Connexxion is the most famous) - Book in advance by clicking on Airport transfers.
Schiphol airport train to city center : The train is an effective and convenient way to get from Schiphol airport to the Amsterdam Central Station. Cost for one way ticket : 3.60Eur.

Amsterdam airport Schiphol

About KLM - Royal Dutch Airlines : is a subsidiary of Air France-KLM. Before its merger with Air France, KLM was the national airline of the Netherlands. KLM is the oldest carrier in the world. Reservation number : 08705 074074 - Official website :

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