Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS)
Driving Directions / Travel by Car
Amsterdam's continually expanding airport is just a short drive from the city centre and is easy to reach from most directions. The Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) has become the biggest and most important airport in the whole of the Netherlands, and is now also one of the busiest in Europe.
Located in the city's south-western outskirts, Amsterdam Schiphol Airport lies alongside a couple a busy main roads, including the A9 (Burgemeester van Sorweg), which runs along the northern perimeter, and the A4 / E19, to the west.
Areas of interest close to the grounds include Badhoevedorp to the north, Amstelveen to the east, and Haarlemmermeer to the west. Also nearby, Schiphol Rijk lies to the south of the airport, close to Oosteinde and De Kwakel.
Directions to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) from the city centre:
- Leave the centre of Amsterdam and head in a south westerly direction, towards to A10 ring road
- At the A10 ring road, take the A4 road and head towards Schiphol
- Follow the sign posts, take the E19 and then turn into Schiphol International Airport
- When travelling to Schiphol Airport during rush hours, make sure that you leave in plenty of time to avoid any possible hold-ups caused by unexpected traffic congestion
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