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Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS)

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    Serhan O.
    "One of the best and convenient airport in Europe, thanks Schiphol"(39 Tips)
    P-Edward L.
    "Best European airport, clean, free wifi and nice duty free zone."(105 Tips)
    Luciana C.
    "The most beautiful, comfortable and agreable airport."(31 Tips)
    Veronika M.
    "Very nice, clean and organized airport with a lot of shops."(62 Tips)
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  • Mary P.heart icon on user image
    Mary PoppinsApril 23, 2018
    One of the best airports ever. It has friendly atmosphere with many stores an cafe if u need to fly over a connected flight to the USA or Canada the best airport is Amsterdam ❤️😍😎
    Upvoted 22 hours ago
  • Ami H.
    Ami H.April 14, 2017
    Around the Piers E and F area, behind Café Coco, under the shade of the stairs are some blessed lounge chairs for a bit of free kip. Earplugs and eye mask donned and you're good to go.
    Upvoted 1 day ago
  • Gonny Z.heart icon on user image
    Gonny Zwaag, van derSeptember 23, 2018
    Been here 100+ times
    Schiphol is only 15km from Amsterdam. Take any train to Amsterdam CS and you'll be in te city center in about 10 minutes. Bus 397 will take you straight to Leidseplein, but it'll take longer.
    Upvoted 2 days ago
  • Muratheart icon on user image
    MuratApril 14, 2018
    Half an hour drive away from city center. Public transportation is available. Very organized and structured, passenger friendly. Still lines could be long in the security. Busy at the weekends.
    Upvoted 2 days ago
  • Ralitsa I.heart icon on user image
    Ralitsa IvanovaJuly 3, 2018
    Been here 25+ times
    Ideal transfer airport. One of the most convenient big hubs in Europe! The shops are really good and the food is great for passengers (domestic and international flights).
  • Andre S.heart icon on user image
    Andre SoerbaktiSeptember 19, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Get around Schipol Plaza to shop and eat, you can find variety of food and also collectibles things, buy chocolate from Leonidas, there is store selling airplane miniatures as well.
  • Mister L.
    Mister LAugust 19, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    When ur truly hungover - get a chicken broth at the Mediterranean panini place - its not a gourmet thing but it will give u everything u need (well a lot) and save u!!
    Upvoted Apr 24
  • Dave M.heart icon on user image
    Dave McNovember 4, 2017
    This is a really great airport to kill time in, it’s really more like a mall with some hidden away airline gates than a typical airport.
  • Lena G.heart icon on user image
    Lena G.February 23, 2019
    Been here 100+ times
    One of the best airports in Europe, easy to navigate, fast lines and great choice of coffees/food zones. Free wi-Fi and polite customs ❤️
  • A H.heart icon on user image
    A HazetSeptember 24, 2016
    Traditionally is European airhub, home base of KLM & skyteam.Compact, integrated & efficient airport. Transit in this airport will be fun, easy reach the City by train or just enjoy the airport itself
  • Tom S.heart icon on user image
    Tom SnoijinkNovember 29, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    One of the best airports in the world! It's spacious, modern and offers high quality service allround. No annoying lines but friendly and well trained staff. Absolutly love this place! ✈️
  • Maha A.heart icon on user image
    Maha Al-SayeghAugust 12, 2017
    I find the luggage lockers in the airport very useful you can store your bags up to 7 days and enjoy the rest of the day/night in Amsterdam if you like :)
  • Trish G.
    Trish GotladeraMay 10, 2022
    Airport has very poor signs of gates. Very large queues from bag drop, check in and immigration. Understaffed as well. With all the massive queues, only one staff to sort. Mismanaged airport indeed.
  • Maryam A.heart icon on user image
    Maryam AkbaryJanuary 8, 2018
    Been here 25+ times
    One of the best. Has everything you needs: supermarkets, restaurants, Starbucks, fast foods, train station, all sorts of stores...
  • Viacheslav P.heart icon on user image
    Viacheslav PonomarovMarch 20, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    On the exit to "I am Amsterdam" logo you should visit "Happy Seafood" cafe and buy sandwich with haring and cucumbers. It tastes really great!
  • Noel C.heart icon on user image
    Noel ClarkeNovember 22, 2014
    Nice Airport with everything you need. You'll be happy to hang out if early for flight. Very clean and doesn't seem too busy.
    Upvoted Apr 5
  • Mr. Mu~ © .heart icon on user image
    Mr. Mu~ © 🚗September 21, 2018
    Been here 5+ times
    Nice airport with alot of shopping areas. Clean and staff are very helpful. I prefer to walk around the shops rather than setting in the lounges
  • Reyhan S.heart icon on user image
    Reyhan SafarnegaarAugust 26, 2017
    Nice information desks, great variety of food and a a lot if cheese shops! Try the creamy cheese they offer. Also take the extra fresh bags for keeping them cold and fresh.
  • Panagiotis D.
    Panagiotis DesyprisJune 25, 2022
    Try to avoid flying from Schiphol during Summer 22. Very few people working for security and ground personnel. If you can’t avoid flying from Amsterdam arrive at the airport 3-4 hrs before your flight
  • 💰Nigel O.
    Airside there's a smoking section at the Irish bar and on the other side near holland casino
  • Kathleen V.
    Kathleen VargasApril 28, 2016
    Awesome thing about this airport is the free wifi they offer!! There's so much walking you have to do in this airport that I literally feel like I burn 500 cal.
  • Egita D.
    Egita Di FilippoJanuary 23, 2019
    Been here 50+ times
    Really big, modern and clean airport. Allow yourself some extra time to wonder around, have a delicious meal or waffles before the flight to enjoy it properly. Before departures are even supermarkets.
  • Dino S.
    Dino SauchelliJuly 4, 2022
    Been here 100+ times
    An airport to avoid these days. You need to follow a cue for some 3 hours before you make it to customs, due to lack of staff. Brilliant management…
  • Arjan T.heart icon on user image
    Arjan TimmermansAugust 9, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    Schiphol is classy, chic and has plenty of fun, unique spaces to spend time while you await your flight. Go smell tulips, shop around and visit a branch of the Rijksmuseum for some great Dutch art.
  • Arseny L.heart icon on user image
    Arseny LebedevJuly 21, 2019
    Been here 5+ times
    While getting here is fast by train. The airport itself requires a lot of walking to get to your gate
  • Gozdem U.heart icon on user image
    Gozdem UgurApril 6, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Love this airport! Can go to HEMA or Albert Hein and buy anything you forgot to buy for the same price you would anywhere. Easy to find around. One downside there is a long wait at the luggage belt
  • Sam M.heart icon on user image
    Sam MaesNovember 22, 2018
    Been here 100+ times
    As mostly everywhere in The Netherlands the people are friendly and attentive here. You have a big shopping area before and after security. Download the app and you are updated about everything.
  • Andrew R.heart icon on user image
    Andrew RijnbeekNovember 3, 2014
    Been here 50+ times
    Still the best airport I've been to. Wifi everywhere, plenty of shops and restaurants. Even a museum and casino! also plenty of places to take nap and eat if you have an overnight transfer.
  • Hitch Y.
    Hitch YazSeptember 2, 2022
    Been here 5+ times
    Huge lines. So allow yourself extra extra time. While it moves fast. But allow at least 2-3 hrs to be ok and have sometime to grab coffee or breakfast if it is an early flight
  • Catherine S.heart icon on user image
    Catherine Smal'February 9, 2020
    Very interesting airport with museums, playground for children, relaxing library 📚 with a piano 🎹, where you can share your talent
  • Veronika M.
    Very nice, clean and organized airport with a lot of shops. It is well connected with a city centre. There is bus station outside (bus 397 goes to the city centre) and train station as well.
  • Anna B.
    Anna BlankoDecember 6, 2020
    Take the time before departure to discover this remarkable airport !))) 👍😉
  • Ciaran Q.
    Ciaran QuinnMarch 10, 2013
    Short passport line from Terminal C to D. If your EU passport has a chip like on mine (photo...symbol like overhead view of a guy w hat with arms stretched out) use the automatic gates. Quick. Easy!
  • Abdulrahman A.heart icon on user image
    Abdulrahman Almunayes 🇰🇼March 2, 2020
    Been here 5+ times
    Very quick Tax-Free Servies! Get your Stamped Invoices out of the Envelopes! Show your items, don’t check-in your bags! There are 3 companies here (Global & other) to claim your VAT. You can get cash.
  • Michael V.heart icon on user image
    Michael VBBJuly 21, 2022
    Been here 10+ times
    Used to be a good and reliable airport. Now it is chaos, stress and long waiting times. Too many shops and too much distance to cross.
  • Alise K.heart icon on user image
    Alise KJanuary 5, 2015
    Huge! Time flies by very fast. Be sure to go there well in advance to get a chance to see everything. There are plenty of store in terminals as well. Don't miss the Iamsterdam sign just outside.
  • Hanna A.
    Hanna AaseOctober 19, 2023
    Been here 5+ times
    It’s not a tip but a plea to the leadership of Schiphol to take action on what is the dirtiest airport in Europe. And please have something else than just sandwiches everywhere, but actual dinner too
    Upvoted Apr 15
  • E.Nur Ş.
    E.Nur ŞenMay 1, 2022
    It s very crowded and not operated well. We arrived to the airport at 11:50. We barely caugth our flight at 14:40. Most of the people missed their flights.
  • Radek Z.
    Radek ZajícSeptember 9, 2022
    One of the worst airport experiences ever. 70 minutes waiting time in a queue before the security check. 20:15 and most of the shops with food are closed.
  • Tealheart icon on user image
    TealSeptember 19, 2016
    Been here 100+ times
    Pretty nice airport that gets the basics right: good signage, free Wifi, spacious enough. Quite a walk though depending on the gate you need to go to. Use the Privium P2 bridge if you have status!
  • JB A.
    JB AApril 21, 2023
    Been here 25+ times
    Possibly my favorite airport in the world - so many options to pass time, including the Yotel to sleep in. Take in the Rijksmuseum Schiphol if you can - a sampling of the Dutch masters in the airport!
  • Ian W.heart icon on user image
    Ian WagnerJune 3, 2017
    Nice big airport. Cool green space where you can walk outside. Make sure you have plenty of time though because it can be quite the talk to get around.
  • graceygoo
    graceygooJuly 1, 2018
    Been here 25+ times
    Super easy public transport system to and from the airport. Albert Heijn right outside arrivals is a great place to grab some refreshments. Uber pickup has been moved to in front of the Sheraton
  • Hashim A.heart icon on user image
    Hashim A.May 7, 2019
    One of the most crowded airports in the world yet it’s very vast and well organized.
  • RAKANheart icon on user image
    RAKANAugust 28, 2018
    The panoramic view is insane ❤️
  • Shaun W.heart icon on user image
    Shaun WestonSeptember 30, 2017
    Been here 10+ times
    Schiphol has improved over the last year. No one tried to run me down in those airport buggies, and there’s more choice of food and drink. The big Starbucks is nice, and lots of charging points.
  • David W.
    David WendlandJanuary 5, 2019
    Great variety of waiting areas & food. Best options of general seating areas - many w/different types of chairs, kid friendly areas & plenty of power access. Plus good food variety!
  • Bill P.heart icon on user image
    Bill PNovember 21, 2016
    This is a gigantic airport! Everything was flawless, fantastic interior, cleanliness, duty free area ( don't forget to get some fantastic milk chocolate bars ) and very very polite personnel.
  • Alessandro C.heart icon on user image
    Alessandro CandeoSeptember 26, 2016
    The KLM intl' hub is a great option for your long haul flight. Big but not huge, very well connected with local transports, good choice of shops and restaurants, free WiFi and great land service!
  • Abdulrahman A.heart icon on user image
    Abdulrahman Almunayes 🇰🇼February 26, 2020
    Been here 5+ times
    Very organized airport, clean & so many nearby facilities like restaurants & bathrooms. Take care of your belongings, passports & pockets. Have safe trip & enjoy your destination. نتمنى لكم سفر ممتع
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