Car rental - Amsterdam, Amsterdam Airport

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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Mini
Toyota Aygo or similar
Toyota Aygo
  • 4x
  • 2x
  • 3x
  • No
  • Man.
Goldcar
$15.00 / per day
Economy
Peugeot 208 or similar
Peugeot 208
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • No
  • Man.
GreenMotion
$20.00 / per day
Compact
Nissan Pulsar or similar
Nissan Pulsar
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • No
  • Man.
Rhodium
$30.00 / per day
Intermediate
Opel Mokka or similar
Opel Mokka
  • 5x
  • 3x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Alamo
$60.00 / per day

Most Popular Car Rental Offers

Standard
BMW 2 Series Active Tourer or similar
BMW 2 Series Active Tourer
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 5x
  • No
  • Man.
SIXT
$69.00 / per day
Full-size
Audi A4 or similar
Audi A4
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Enterprise
$100.00 / per day
Compact Elite
Toyota C-HR or similar
Toyota C-HR
  • 5x
  • 1x
  • 5x
  • No
  • Man.
GreenMotion
$53.00 / per day
Premium
Jaguar XF or similar
Jaguar XF
  • 5x
  • 2x
  • 4x
  • No
  • Man.
Alamo
$96.00 / per day
The above prices are approximate only. They are based on bookings made during the last 48 hours and depend on booking dates, length of rental and car class.

Airport Car Rental

Get your rental car at Amsterdam Airport! Then drive to the city center, find a good parking spot, and take a stroll around the canal ring. Make sure to visit neighborhoods like South Amsterdam with its Museum Quarter, Hip Jordaan with its happening restaurant and bar scene, and Plantage where you’ll find many historic sites and botanical gardens.

Visit beautiful churches like Oude Kerk and synagogues like the Esnoga. Go to the Maritime Museum, the Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh Museum, and the Anne Frank House. Drive to an open air theater like Vondelpark or Bostheater to see a show and check out street markets such as Albert Cuyp and Ten Katemarkt. Be sure to try Dutch specialties like ossenworst and sample a variety of ethnic cuisines at Afghan, Thai, Indonesian, and Caribbean restaurants, too.

Amsterdam’s a great destination, but the surrounding area has so much more to offer. With a longer term car rental you can visit The Hague and the Dutch countryside, drive to nearby Belgium, or even go to Hamburg or Paris. Picking up your rental car at Amsterdam Airport and dropping it off in a different city is easy. Start planning your adventure today!

Amsterdam Airport is also known as Royal Amsterdam Airport Schipol, Koninklijke Luchthaven Schiphol, and Schipol.

Top international routes

Main airlines

KLM, easyJet, Transavia, TUI fly Netherlands, Vueling, and Norwegian Air Shuttle

Terminals

The single main terminal is divided into three halls known as 1, 2, and 3. All three halls are conveniently connected to one another, so you can easily walk between them.

Location

Amsterdam Airport is located about 9 km (5.6 mi) southwest of Amsterdam. Highway A4 is the main road connecting the airport to the city.

Top car rental companies

ACE Rent a Car, Enterprise, SIXT, Alamo, Europcar, GreenMotion, and Goldcar

Car rental desks

All offices are located at the car rental and service desk, which is behind the Arrivals 3 hall in the Schiphol Plaza area.

Services and Facilities

Amsterdam Airport is famous for its dining opportunities, offering many restaurants, cafeterias, bars, and brasseries that serve everything from Asian food to delicious Dutch pancakes. For shopping, you’ll find a supermarket, a duty-free outlet, and countless stores. There are also ATMs, two lounges, baby care facilities, the Kids Forest playing area, a library, an airport park, a museum with world-famous Dutch paintings, a panorama terrace, an interfaith meditation center, a work area, pharmacy, travel clinic, and spa. You’ll find self-service luggage lockers throughout the airport. The airport is fully accessible to travelers with reduced mobility.

Nearest gas station

Total gas station, located at Westelijke Randweg 1, can be reached in less than three minutes and is open 24/7. There are many other gas stations nearby.

Popular one-way rentals

  • Brussels (204 km / 127 mi)
  • Eindhoven (137 km / 85 mi)
  • Frankfurt am Main (451 km / 280 mi)
  • Düsseldorf (237 km / 147 mi)
  • Paris (509 km / 316 mi)
  • Rotterdam (58 km / 36 mi)
  • Flensburg (623 km / 387 mi)
  • Dover (446 km / 277 mi)

Travel information

Language
Dutch,
Frisian
Currency
ANG
Country code
31
Average car rental length
6 days
Economy car rental price
$31.94 / per day
Traffic direction
Right-hand
Speed limit out of town
80 km/h
50 mi/h
Speed limit within town
50 km/h
31 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%

Airport info

Rating
8.7
  • Getting to the airport 8.3
  • Departure and check-in 8.2
  • Terminal facilities 8.4
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 7.5
  • Restaurants and car rental services 7.9
  • Lounge 6.7

Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS)

  • IATA: AMS
  • ICAO: EHAM
  • Airport name: Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS)
  • Airport type: Public / Civil
  • Airport Size: Large Airport
  • Elevation AMSL: -3 m / -11 ft
  • Runway Surface: Asphalt
  • Aircraft movements (per year): 496,748
  • Passengers (per year): 68,515,425
  • Distance from City: 5.6 miles / 9 km SW of town
  • Airport Hours: 24 hours a day
  • Phone: +31 20 794 0800
  • Email: info@schiphol.nl

When are car rental prices cheapest at Amsterdam Airport?

The cost of renting a car at Amsterdam Airport depends on the time of year. This graph compares month-to-month price changes to help you find the best deal.

The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at Amsterdam Airport is August when prices for Economy start from $35.38. You can see that this is 39% cheaper than the yearly’s average and 50% cheaper than renting a car in January (when rental prices start at $70.93 for Compact). Knowing this can help you find the best price. But remember that these are average numbers. The exact cost of your rental will depend on your rental length and on how far in advance you book the car. Enter your travel dates at the top of the page to see exact prices and offers!

What’s the most popular rental length at Amsterdam Airport?

Travel lengths differ from one month to another. In February the average rental period is 8 days, while in January, the average rental period is only 6 days.

Which is the busiest car rental month at Amsterdam Airport?

Travelers are most likely to rent a car at Amsterdam Airport in July, while the fewest number of travelers rent in September.

Top 7 Locations near Amsterdam Airport

36.6 km / 22.7 miles away
45.3 km / 28.2 miles away
104.3 km / 64.8 miles away
151.6 km / 94.2 miles away
170.2 km / 105.8 miles away

Top 9 Best Amsterdam Airport Suppliers in 2018

Alamo
Alamo
Exceptional 9.1
0031207400950
AMSTERDAM SCHIPHOL AIRPORT, SCHIPHOL PLAZA ARRIVAL HALL 22
Europcar
Exceptional 9.0
+31203164190
AANKOMSTPASSAGE 10
SIXT
SIXT
Excellent 8.7
+31-204059090
Schiphol Plaza Aankomstpass.22
Enterprise
Enterprise
Excellent 8.1
0031207400950
SCHIPHOL PLAZA ARRIVAL HALL 22,
GreenMotion
Very good 7.6
+31 (0) 85 485 73 20
Kruisweg 381, 1437 CH Rozenburg (NH),
Ace Rent a car
Ace Rent a car
Very good 7.5
+31 202 14 2034 / 001 877 822-3872
Schipholweg 275, Badhoevedorp, Netherlands
Rhodium
Rhodium
Very good 7.4
0034 965 233 425; 31202142034
Off-Airport. Schipholweg 275
Goldcar
Very good 7.3
0034 965 233 425; 31202142034
Off-Airport. Schipholweg 275
Goldcar
Very good 7.2
0034 965 233 425; 31202142034
Off-Airport. Schipholweg 275

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