The Amsterdam Airport Schiphort

Get your trip off to a flying start with 6E at the Amsterdam Airport Schiphort. From check-in details to airport facilities for departures and onward travel information for arrivals, don't stress - we've got it all covered.

Amsterdam, the Capital of Netherlands is a wonderful city that offers numerous majestic sights. The city’s beautiful cathedrals, elegant towers, and noiseless canals are a treat to watch. For art lovers to silent gazers, the city has a spot for everyone. So, adore its unique nightlife, modern infrastructure, and popular landmarks. For the full lowdown on how to make every day amazing when you get there, you can find all the insider inspiration you need in our Amsterdam destination guide.

The Amsterdam Airport Schiphort is located at a distance of 20 km from the Amsterdam city centre.

Airport hours:

The Amsterdam Airport Schiphort offers round the clock arrival and departure for you to travel conveniently.

Terminal Information

Together with Turkish Airlines, we at IndiGo can connect you from India to Amsterdam with multiple flights to Amsterdam as well as to several other European cities from Istanbul. The airport has only one huge terminal along with three departure halls.

It features six runways out of which one is used for general aircraft.


Airport Facilities

Wi-Fi service
First class lounges
Telephone services
Secretarial services
Internet centre
Post office
Pay-to-use showers
Wheelchair service
Baby care lounge
Medical assistance
Lost and found department
Meeting rooms
Porter service
Smoking zone
Temporary luggage storage
Meet & Assist services
Car rental, taxi, buses, hotel shuttle and train services

Things to Do

While you wait at the Amsterdam Airport, spend your time:

  • Relaxing at first class lounges  during your long-hour layovers; take a shower and rest, while snacking your favourite food.
  • Eating at your cafes, bars, and restaurants that are based in the airport terminal.
  • Shopping at the stores that are within the terminal and at the Schiphol Plaza. Buy souvenirs from duty-free shops to take back home.
  • Comforting your children at the Family area by bathing, changing nappy at the nappy area, heating food, etc. The terminal also operates a separate lounge for unaccompanied children. 

Visa and Immigration

If you’re an Indian passport holder travelling to Amsterdam, then you have to apply for Schengen visa online with the documents required. The Schengen visa is a short stay visa issued to visit the Schengen countries; the visa is issued to tourists that are planning to visit their friends, family or other non-business trips for up to 90 days from the date of entry.

Your visit can be either continuous or several, depending upon the visa type; single entry or multiple entry. Another essential point to consider while applying for the visa is that your passport should be valid for 6 months prior to your travel date.

To ensure a hassle-free and seamless travel, here is a detailed information about the Netherlands visa –


Hotels near Amsterdam Airport


The Green Paradise Apartments


The Hyatt Place Amsterdam


The Crowne Plaza Amsterdam Schiphol


The Station Amstelveen

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