Amsterdam City Centre Taxi Transfers

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Amsterdam City Centre Taxi Transfers

We offer private transportation service from Amsterdam City Centre at competitive and affordable rates. Book online in minutes and save up to 40% compared to a metered taxi fare.

Why book your transfer from Amsterdam City Centre with us?
  • Free Cancelations
  • Professional and Reliable Drivers
  • Safe and Comfortable Vehicles
  • Secure online booking
  • Always Low Prices

Airport taxi transfers to Amsterdam City Centre are available 24/7. Services include private hire by the hour, transfers from and to various events in and around Amsterdam, cruise port transfers, airport shuttle, Amsterdam sightseeing tours and excursions.

Professional and reliable chauffeurs and excellent customer care before, during and after your transfer. Your safety is our priority and your comfort, our satisfaction.

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How to get from Amsterdam Airport to the city centre

Amsterdam is known for its preferred transportation mode, the bicycle. It is one of the world's most bicycle-friendly cities, with about 40% of all the journeys completed by bike. The public transportation system includes bus, tram, metro and ferry services. There are four metro and sixteen tram lines.

Amsterdam Central Station is the country's busiest station served by national, international trains and GVM tram. There is a direct connection to Schiphol Airport with over 150 daily trains. Schiphol is also served by local buses ending at different bus stations in the city, where tram and metro connections are available. Public transportation is frequent and relatively affordable. 

Amsterdam Schiphol is about 18 km away from the city centre, and the taxi journey takes approximately 30 minutes. The taxi rate from Amsterdam Airport to city centre varies from €39 to €45, depending on the drop off location and traffic conditions. A more reliable and comfortable way to reach the city centre is by private airport transfer. The rate for a one-way transfer from Schiphol to city centre is €36.

Amsterdam airport to the city centre transportation options

Transportation type Price Duration
Train €4.60 14-18 minutes
Amsterdam Express Bus €6.50 30 minutes
Taxi €39-€45 30 minutes €36 30 minutes

Transfer from Amsterdam airport to the city centre by taxi

Amsterdam airport taxis serve any destination in the central area, the suburbs and the neighbouring cities. While buses and trains offer lower rates, it is not a direct service like the taxi with drop-off in front of the hotel or private accommodation. The travel time from Schiphol to the city centre is around 30 minutes, but it may take longer due to traffic congestion.

Where can I take an Amsterdam airport taxi?

The official taxi rank in front of Schiphol Plaza is the place where you can take a taxi. Always follow the signs for taxis to get into an official taxi. The drop-off point for taxis is in front of the departure hall.

Taxis can not be hailed along roads, footpaths and lanes. In Amsterdam, there are many fixed taxi stands. Taxi vehicles are only permitted to stand at the designated places. Alternative, you can order a taxi over the phone by dialling any of the official taxi companies.

How much is a taxi from Amsterdam airport to the city centre?

The taxi fare from Amsterdam Schiphol to city centre varies between €39 and €45. Amsterdam taxis charge by the meter, and the price consists of a starting fee plus charge per km and waiting time.

Transfer from Amsterdam airport to the city by train

NS trains operated by Dutch Railways offer the fastest way to reach the central train station. The journey time is between 14 and 18 minutes.

How do I get from Amsterdam Airport to city centre by train?

The underground train station is located underneath the terminal. There are signs posted in the Arrivals hall to guide the passengers to the escalators, stairs and lift to reach the train platform. During the day, direct trains to the central station depart from Platform 1 and Platform 2 every 15-20 minutes.

What's the cost of the train ticket from Amsterdam Airport to the city centre?

The train ticket from Schiphol Airport to Amsterdam Centraal costs €4.60. For disposable (paper) tickets, there is a surcharge of €1 or, in total €5.60. NS ticket machines are available in the baggage claim area or from the Arrivals NS ticket desk.

Travel from Amsterdam Airport to city centre by bus

Several bus operators offer transfers from Schiphol airport to the city and many other nearby cities. The service is frequent, and each bus line ends at a designated station where tram or metro services are available.

How do I get from Amsterdam Airport to city centre by bus?

There is a bus stop serving local, shuttle and regional bus lines right outside the Schiphol Plaza. The bus station is about 500 meters by walking from the Arrivals hall. The Amsterdam Airport Express Bus 397 operates between Schiphol and Elandsgracht station. The GVB bus 69 runs to Sloterdijk station.

What's the cost of the bus ticket from Amsterdam Airport to the city centre?

The ticket for a ride on the Airport Express Bus 397 is €6.50. A cheaper option is the GVB bus 69 at €3.20, which terminates at a station 8km west from the central area. Depending on the bus line, different costs apply. 

Private airport transfer to Amsterdam city centre with City Airport Taxis

The private Amsterdam airport transfer is a door to door transfer with an unmarked vehicle and professional driver. You can book the transfer online and customize all the details according to your preferences. The fixed rates apply to all travels in any location. You don't have to worry about a flight delay, waiting for a taxi, additional charges or traffic. The driver will monitor your flight and wait for you at the meeting point.

What are the benefits of booking a private Amsterdam airport transfer?

The benefits of booking a private airport transfer with us are many:

  1. Fixed and all-inclusive rates without additional or hidden costs
  2. Custom pick-up and drop-off location
  3. Custom travel date and pick-up time
  4. Flight monitoring service
  5. Complimentary waiting time, 60 minutes after the actual landing

How much does a private Amsterdam airport taxi cost to the city centre?

The cost of a private taxi from Amsterdam Airport to Amsterdam is €36 for a sedan car. Depending on the number of passengers, standard and premium vehicles are available for up to 51 passengers. Additional services, including meet and greet, luggage, and updates 24 hours before the transfer, are free of charge.

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