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Amsterdam Airport Express

The fast and easy way to travel between Schiphol Airport and the centre of Amsterdam.

The fastest way to get to Amsterdam city centre

The Amsterdam Airport Express is a fast and easy way to travel between Schiphol Airport and the centre of Amsterdam. Bus 397 departs every 7.5 minutes from bus stop B17 at Schiphol. At night Niteliner N97 travels this route. These buses take you directly to he MuseumpleinRijksmuseum or Leidseplein. From these places you can easily reach one of the many hotels in the centre of Amsterdam.

With the Amsterdam Airport Express you don't have to change buses

This bus line will take you directly to the most famous locations in Amsterdam where all the hotels and accommodations are located, without having to change buses. See the differences between train and bus.

Order your e-ticket

Amsterdam Airport Express - return ticket

Quick and easy transport from Schiphol to the city centre

Between Schiphol Airport and Amsterdam centre
Return ticket
Valid on line 397 and N97
€ 11.25

Amsterdam Airport Express - single ticket

Quick and easy transport from Schiphol to the city centre

Between Schiphol Airport and Amsterdam centre
One-way trip
Valid on line 397 and N97
€ 6.50

By bus or by train?

The bus is the easiest and fastest option. You don't have to change and the journey is cheaper. Because the bus passes all the tourist highlights in the center, you only have to walk a short distance to your hotel or accommodation.

Are you travelling to the Leidseplein, for example?

To Leidseplein Cost Time
Bus line 397 or N97:
Schiphol - Leidseplein
Single trip: € 6,50 Total: 32 minutes
Train to A'dam Centraal
and tram to Leidseplein
Total: € 8,70
Train: € 4,50 + € 1,00
Tram: € 3,20
Total: 35 minutes
Train: 15 minutes
Tram: 16 minutes

Where can I find the Amsterdam Airport Express bus stop?

The Amsterdam Airport Express departs from bus stop B17. When you exit Schiphol Plaza and walk to the right you will come across bus stop B17. You can see the route on the map.

Download the Amsterdam Airport Express app

With the Amsterdam Airport Express app you can easily plan your trip from Schiphol Airport to your hotel or accommodation and you can buy a (return) ticket directly from the app. The app also shows you the live position of the buses, so you can see exactly how long you have to wait or when to get off the bus. 

Timetable

Type the line number 397 or N97 in the following search engine and find the timetable with departure times and bus stops: