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How to get a ride with Uber from the airport
Open your app to request a ride
When you’re ready, open your app to request a ride. Choose the option that suits your group size and luggage needs.
Follow directions in the app
You’ll get directions on pickup points directly in the app. Signs might also be available at the airport.
Meet your driver
Go to your assigned pickup location as specified by the app. Please note, this location may not always be at your nearest exit. If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app.
Schiphol airport tips
Wifi at AMS
Wifi is freely available throughout the indoor areas of Amsterdam Airport. Log in to the Schiphol Airport network for a 4-hour session. You can then log in again after the 4 hours are up to continue.
Parking at Schiphol
There are numerous options for parking at Schiphol. P1 Short-Term Parking is available for pickups or dropoffs, while P3 Long-Term Parking offers long-stay parking.
Baggage storage at Schiphol Airport
You can use the Schiphol baggage depot to store both hand and hold baggage for up to 30 days. Located in the basement between Arrivals 1 and 2, Schiphol luggage storage charges based on type of item rather than weight.
Top questions from riders
- Can you request an Uber trip at Amsterdam Airport?
Uber is available at Amsterdam Airport, so you can enjoy a comfortable and convenient trip to wherever you need to go.
- Where is the Amsterdam Airport pickup location for Uber?
To find your pickup location, check the Uber app after you request a ride.
- How much is an Uber trip from Schiphol to Amsterdam?
Even if a trip is not very long, Uber rates to and from Schiphol Airport may still be affected by time, traffic, and other factors. Check the Uber price estimator for approximate trip prices.
- How long will it take to get picked up through Uber?
Pickup timing can vary based on the time of day, how many drivers are on the road, and more.
Schiphol terminals: what to do
Uber is the ideal choice for traveling to and from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS). Schiphol Airport is about 20 minutes from Amsterdam city center. It’s easily accessible by travelers to and from the city of Amsterdam, while AMS Airport’s excellent transport links, including train, bus, and taxi, ensure that it’s also well positioned for travelers from the rest of the Netherlands. Uber is also available, ensuring ease of access wherever you’re heading.
Schiphol features one main passenger terminal split into 3 levels. On the ground floor of the Schiphol Terminal, you’ll find the arrivals area, as well as restaurants, cafes, a supermarket, and a variety of other services, including lockers and a hairdresser. The 2nd floor features the check-in areas and departures area, while the 3rd level is where the VIP lounges are located. Airlines flying from AMS include:
Schiphol Airport restaurants
Amsterdam Schiphol features a wide range of places to eat and drink, with plenty of fast-food joints, cafes, restaurants, and bars to choose from. Amsterdam Airport restaurants feature flavors from every continent, from fresh Mediterranean dishes to homegrown Dutch classics, so you’re bound to find something no matter what your taste buds like.
Getting around AMS
Since there’s only one passenger terminal, Schiphol Airport is easy to get around by walking.
Things to do at AMS
From toys and gadgets to cheese and chocolates, Schiphol Airport shopping guarantees a unique experience, every time. Before your flight, why not treat yourself to an exciting luxury gift? If you’re into cosmetics, you can find all your favorite makeup brands at Amsterdam Airport shops. Plus, with so many Amsterdam Airport duty-free shops to explore, AMS is the perfect place to pick up a unique and tax-free gift for your friends and family back home.
Schiphol currency exchange
The foreign exchange desk at ABN AMRO Exchange Schiphol can exchange 60 currencies, perfect for anyone who wants to take out a small amount of cash before you begin exploring Amsterdam. Exchanges with a minimum value of 200 euros are free of charge; if you’re exchanging less than that amount, you will need to pay a small fee, so it’s best to take out larger amounts if you’re planning on staying a while.
Amsterdam Airport hotels
Plenty of hotels are located just a short Uber trip away from AMS Airport, while there are also numerous Amsterdam Airport hotels within walking distance. So whatever time of day you arrive, whether you’re jetting in on the red-eye or on a late-night flight, you can be sure to enjoy a restful night’s sleep. Not only that, but business centers are available at many of the hotels, perfect for the businessperson on the go.
Points of interest near Schiphol
If you’re on a layover at Schiphol Airport, there are many things you can do, especially if you’re willing to take a quick excursion to Amsterdam city center:
- Anne Frank House
- Dam Square
- Royal Palace
Find more information about AMS here.