Amsterdam is the capital of the Netherlands and its metropolitan area is one of the largest urban areas in Europe. Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is the most important airport of the Netherlands, and is located just southwest of Amsterdam. Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is the fifth busiest airport in Europe.
Cheap flights from Amsterdam fly to various destinations across the world, including Madrid. The airport has a single terminal that is divided into three departure halls. The Amsterdam Airport is one of the oldest in Europe, and has been in existence since 1916. Today, it serves as an important transit point for catching connecting flights between continents.
Getting to Amsterdam airport
The most convenient way to get to the Amsterdam Airport Schiphol from its city center is by hopping on a train at the Amsterdam Central Station. There are trains every 10 minutes from Platforms 1 and 2. Connexxion runs Amsterdam Airport Shuttles every 10 minutes from more than a hundred hotels across the city. In addition, direct bus lines connect Airport Schiphol to various neighborhoods within the city. From the city center, you can hop on line 197 and if you are around Amsterdam South, line 310 will help you reach the airport and catch those cheap flights to Madrid. Buses, taxis and trams can be used to reach airport pick-up points.