Amsterdam Airport Express Bus 2024

Traveling with the Amsterdam Airport Express Bus (bus 397)

Do you need a quick connection between Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and the city centre of Amsterdam? Take the Amsterdam Airport Express Bus 397 (Formerly known as bus 197). This bus allows you to travel quickly from Amsterdam Airport to the centre of Amsterdam and back again. For a return ticket, you pay just € 11.75 per person.

Amsterdam Airport Express Bus

Sit back and relax during the 25 minutes trip while you charge your smartphone, use the free WiFi and check your bus stop on one of the screens. The bus has a low entry so you can bring your luggage inside the bus and keep it with you.

With the Amsterdam Airport Express you can get almost anywhere in Amsterdam. Many hotels are near the bus stops on Museumplein, Rijksmuseum and Leidseplein. The bus ride takes about half an hour. The bus is departing every 7,5 minutes from bus platform B17 at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. Below you will find a list of bus stops and the hotels that are located near the bus stop. If you travel at night the same bus N97 goes once per hour between 01:00 AM and 05:00 AM in both directions.

Price and availability Airport Express bus tickets

A bus ticket for the Amsterdam Airport Express costs just € 11.75 for a return ticket. When you buy a ticket, your ticket is valid for 14 days after activation. Check ticket availability below and book directly.

The Airport Express bus is also included in the Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket. With this ticket you can travel for 1 day(€ 21.00), 2 days (€ 31.50) or 3 days (€ 40.50) with all public transport (bus, train, metro, tram and ferry) in the Amsterdam region including the Keukenhof and the tulip fields (during tulip season), Zaanse Schans windmill village, Haarlem, Zandvoort Beach and much more. Get more info on the Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket

Airport Express Bus stops in Amsterdam

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The Amsterdam Airport Express stops at the following busstops:

Below you will find all stops for the Airport Express bus in Amsterdam. You can also check which hotels are near a busstop.

  1. Amsterdam Airport – Schiphol Plaza
  2. P40 Parkeerterrein (Parking lot)
  3. Elzenhof
  4. Loevensteinse Dwarsweg
  5. Schiphol Noord
  6. Koekoekslaan
  7. Oude Haagseweg
  8. Anderlechtlaan
  9. Amstelveensweg
  10. Olympisch Station
  11. Haarlemmermeerstation
  12. Emmastraat
  13. Museumplein (travel time 28 minutes from Amsterdam Airport)
    1. Hostel Annemarie Amsterdam
    2. B&B Alexander
    3. Bilderberg Garden
    4. Conscious Hotel Museum square
    5. Conservatorium Hotel
    6. Atlas Hotel
    7. City Garden Hotel
    8. Cosmos Hostel
    9. Inner Hotel
    10. The Neighbour’s Magnolia Hotel
    11. Verdi Hotel
    12. Washington Hotel
    13. Nova apartments Amsterdam
    14. Park plaza vondelpark
    15. The College hotel
    16. The Concert Hotel
    17. Trianon Hotel Amsterdam
  14. Rijksmuseum (travel time 32 minutes from Amsterdam Airport)
    1. Bilderberg hotel Jan Luyken
    2. Aalders Hotel
    3. Bellington Hotel
    4. Cornelisz Hotel
    5. Fita Hotel
    6. JL no76 Hotel
    7. Museumzicht Hotel
    8. Piet Hein Hotel
    9. The Neighbour’s Magnolia Hotel
    10. The Flying pig uptown hostel
  15. Leidseplein (travel time 34 minutes from Amsterdam Airport)
    1. American hotel Amsterdam
    2. Hostel Leidseplein Amsterdam
    3. Hostel Orfeo Amsterdam
    4. Andaz Amsterdam Prinsengracht
    5. Backstage hotel Amsterdam
    6. Bed and breakfast Helmers
    7. Boutique hotel view
    8. Dikker & Thijs Fenice hotel
    9. Freeland hotel
    10. Hampshire hotel
    11. Hans Brinker budget hotel
    12. Hilton Amsterdam
    13. Alexander Hotel
    14. Blyss Hotel
    15. Hotel D’amsterdam
    16. De Looier Hotel
    17. De Paris Hotel
    18. Espresso Hotel
    19. Europa 92 Hotel
    20. Iron Horse Amsterdam Hotel
    21. Jupiter Hotel
    22. Family Hotel Kooyk
    23. La Boheme Hotel
    24. Leidsegracht Hotel
    25. Marnix City Centre Hotel
    26. Roemer Hotel
    27. Sipermann Hotel
    28. Vondel Hotel
    29. Hotel Weber
    30. International budget hostel
    31. Jefferson hotel
    32. Mozart Hotel
    33. NH Amsterdam centre
    34. NL hotel district Leidseplein
    35. Owl Hotel
    36. Parkzicht
    37. Prinsen Hotel
    38. Quentin Hotel Amsterdam
    39. Sara’s Boutique Hotel
    40. Stayokay Vondelpark
    41. The Golden Bear
    42. Titus hotel
  16. Busstation Elandsgracht ( travel time 38 minutes from Amsterdam Airport)
    1. Amsterdam Wiechmann Hotel

FAQs Amsterdam Airport Express

What is the departure location of the Airport Express?

The Amsterdam Airport Express departs from bus stop B17. If you walk out of Schiphol Plaza and turn right, you will see bus stop B17. In the image, you can see the route from Schiphol to the bus stop. Bus line 397 departs from Schiphol every 7.5 minutes. At night, Niteliner N97 runs once an hour.

Can I take my luggage on the Airport Express bus?

The Airport Express Bus has low boarding so you can take your luggage onto the bus and keep it with you.

Can I travel with a wheelchair on the Airport Express Bus?

The Airport Express Bus has low boarding so you can take your luggage onto the bus and keep it with you.

Can I cancel my Airport Express tickets?

Yes you can cancel your Airport Express tickets up to 24 hours in advance free of charge. You will then receive a full refund.

With a ticket, do I have a guaranteed seat on the Airport Express bus?

No, the Airport Express is a public transport bus and has no reserved seats. The buses run every 7.5 minutes and there is often plenty of room. With your tickets, you can take the one bus at the time of your choice. So you can travel very flexibly.

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