Return Trip Ticket on Amsterdam Airport Express Bus 397
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One of the three ways to get to Amsterdam city from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to take the Express Bus 397. The Amsterdam Airport Express Bus 397 is operated by Connexion/R-Net, providing eight services hourly. The bus depart from Bus stop B15-B17 with several stops including Olympic Stadium, Museumplein and Leidseplein. The route terminates at Amsterdam Elandsgracht station. The journey time is estimated to be 35 to 40 minutes, depending on traffic.
A single-trip costs: € 6.50. However, if you buy the money saver return ticket, it costs you just € 11.75 per person (prices correct at time of writing, May 2021)
It is worth noting that the Amsterdam Airport Express Bus 397 does not go to Amsterdam Centraal.
Pro-tip: Taking the Amsterdam Airport Express Bus 397 is particularly useful if you are staying around Leidseplein or the Museum Quarter area.
If you are planning to take the Amsterdam Airport Express Bus 397 to reach your destination in Amsterdam, buy the money saver ticket offered by our trusted partner, Get Your Guide. You must pre-order this ticket and collect upon arrival at Schiphol Airport from the designated collection point.
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Information from Get Your Guide
The Amsterdam Airport Express, bus line 397, takes you 24/7 from Schiphol Amsterdam Airport directly to Amsterdam city center with stops at Museumplein, Rijksmuseum and Leidseplein.
The Amsterdam Airport Express provides a quick and easy transfer from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to the city center of Amsterdam.
Departing every 8 minutes from bus platform B17.
Sit back and relax during the trip while you charge your smartphone, use the free WiFi and check your bus stop on one of the screens.
This bus takes you directly to Stadionplein, Emmastraat, Museumplein, Rijksmuseum or Leidseplein. From there, you can get to many hotels in Amsterdam very easily.
If you travel at night the same bus N97 goes twice per hour between 1 AM and 5 AM in both directions.
The bus has a low entry so you can bring your luggage inside the bus and keep it with you.
Full list of stops in both directions:
Amsterdam Airport Knooppunt Schiphol Noord Anderlechtlaan Amstelveenseweg Olympisch Stadion Haarlemmermeerstation Emmastraat Museumplein Rijksmuseum Leidseplein Busstation ElandsgrachtGYG
Safety measures in place
All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned.
Customers must keep distance in vehicles.
Customers are required to bring and wear masks.GYG
From: € 11.75 per person (as at May 2021)
Quick facts on Amsterdam, Netherlands
City: Capital of Netherlands
Mayor: Femke Halsema (since 2018)
Elevation: -2m (-7ft) – Dam Square
Nearest Airport: Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS)
Train Station: Amsterdam Centraal Station
Inspiring your travels to Amsterdam
Have a splendid time exploring Amsterdam