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Getting to and from the airport

By bus
Most buses to- and from Schiphol Airport are accessible, with a ramp and designated wheelchair space.  Wheelchairs are permitted, but must abide by regulations. According to the Connexxion website, a wheelchair and wheelchair user combined cannot weigh more than 250 kg. In addition, wheelchairs cannot be more than 120 cm long, 70 cm wide and 109 cm high. Rollators are permitted, but mobility scooters are not. Service dogs are permitted at no extra cost.
By taxi

Taxis can be hailed at Schiphol Airport outside the terminal. However, standard taxis cannot accommodate a wheelchair. Click here for a list of taxi companies with accessible minibuses.

TIP If you want to save the hassle of booking an accessible taxi yourself, get in touch with Accessible Travel Netherlands. This Amsterdam-based travel agency can arrange accessible transportation for you. A small service fee is charged for taxi bookings. Click here to go straight to their Schiphol transfers page.

By train

Trains run directly between Schiphol airport and Amsterdam Central Station, as well as a range of other stations. The Dutch National Railway (NS) also provides assistance for travellers with reduced mobility. For more information, visit the NS webpages about accessible train travel and travel assistance.

Airport assistance

Amsterdam International Airport (Schiphol) can provide airport assistance for arrivals, departures, and transfers. The level of assistance depends on your personal needs and wishes.
If you require airport assistance, make sure to include this information when booking your flight ticket(s). The information is directly passed on to Schiphol Airport.

You will also need to take steps yourself to ensure that further assistance arrangements are made. For more information please visit the Schiphol Airport website or go straight to the official airport assistance page.

Last updated on 3-3-2019. All of the information above was found on the Schiphol website. This page is intended to provide an overview of the airport’s accessibility services. Please also consult the Schiphol website to ensure you receive the most up-to-date information.

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