Information on trains and buses at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport by Tourist Buddy ©

 

Trains at Schiphol

The fastest way to get to the centre of Amsterdam is by train. Schiphol train station is situated right under the Schiphol Plaza area. On this station a flexible track system is in use so trains use an available track instead of waiting for a track that might be occupied by another train.

Direction Cities (list is not complete)
Tracks
North Amsterdam Central station (CS), Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Groningen
3
South East Amsterdam WTC, Amsterdam RAI, Duivendrecht (ZIGGO dome - Amsterdam ArenA), Utrecht, Arnhem, Nijmegen , Eindhoven
1,2,3
South West Leiden, The Hague HS(*), The Hague Central*, Rotterdam, Breda, Antwerp, Brussels, Paris
5,6

Timetables for trains departing from Schiphol station (printable)

INTERNATIONAL: Brussels South/Midi

Amsterdam Centraal, Lelystad/Zaandam, Hoorn

Amsterdam Sloterdijk

Amsterdam Zuid (incl. ZIGGO dome - Amsterdam ArenA)

Duivendrecht, Lelystad, Leeuwarden/Groningen, Amersfoort, Enschede

Utrecht, Arnhem, Nijmegen/Eindhoven, Heerlen

Den Haag (The Hague), Rotterdam, Vlissingen (Flushing)/Breda

Train tickets vending machine

Buying train tickets at the vending
machines at Schiphol

 

Timetables for trains departing from Amsterdam Central station (printable)

INTERNATIONAL: Belgium/France/Germany (Berlin)

Sloterdijk

Schiphol Airport

Haarlem, Den Haag (The Hague), Rotterdam, Dordrecht

Surcharge loader for Intercity direct

 

 

Real time departures overview at Schiphol Railwaystation (Dutch)

 

NS International runs a number of high speed trains. The following HS trains depart from Schiphol:

Service Destinations

Website

Amsterdam, Schiphol, Rotterdam, Breda

Supplementary charges: Yes (but ONLY between Schiphol and Rotterdam)

Reservation required: No

 

Amsterdam, Schiphol, The Hague, Rotterdam, Dordrecht, Roosendaal, Antwerp, Brussels

Supplementary charges: No

Reservation required: No

 

thalys

Amsterdam, Schiphol, Rotterdam, Antwerp, Brussels, Paris

Supplementary charges: Yes

Reservation required: Yes

Schiphol, Amsterdam WTC, Duivendrecht, Hilversum, Amersfoort, Apeldoorn, Deventer, Almelo, Hengelo, Osnabrück, Hanover, Berlin

Supplementary charges: No

Reservation required: No

How to get to Antwerp and Brussels from Amsterdam CS/Schiphol?

 

1.) By THALYS: travel time is 1h34min.

 

2.) By Intercity Direct. In Rotterdam transfer to Intercity to Antwerp: travel time is 2h33min.

 

3.) By Intercity Brussels: travel time is 3h 07min.

 

You can also use a bus service to go to Brussels. Flixbus has a stop in Amsterdam near Station Sloterdijk.