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Train ticket to airport in the AM opening hours

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Train ticket to airport in the AM opening hours

We need to get from Amsterdam central to the airport at 5am in the morning. Anyone knows if ticket office opens so that we can get ticket from a live person? I don't know how to use the self service kiosk.

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1. Re: Train ticket to airport in the AM opening hours

Well according to NS site the counter is open 24h (after all there are 2 x per hour night trains, one in each direction). Centre side entrance.

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<Erik> & [Sandya]

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2. Re: Train ticket to airport in the AM opening hours

Or buy online now, you'll need to print it and bring it with you: https://www.discoverholland.com/Ticket/13/Fr…

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3. Re: Train ticket to airport in the AM opening hours

Well was about to write that but happily pressed Delete key. OP wants to travel _from_ AMS station _to_ Airport, don't think the web ticket covers this unless I missed out something on the site?

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<Erik>

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4. Re: Train ticket to airport in the AM opening hours

A ticket bought online from SNCB travelling Central Station to Schiphol was 5.40 Euros when we bought them a few months back. The printout and passbook eticket was all we needed.

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5. Re: Train ticket to airport in the AM opening hours

From the discoverholland website:

”Special terms and conditions

-Single fare for €4.20 incl. VAT.

-Travel Second Class by train between Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and one of the following train stations: Amsterdam Amstel, Amsterdam Bijlmer ArenA, Amsterdam Centraal, Amsterdam Holendrecht, Amsterdam Muiderpoort, Amsterdam RAI, Amsterdam Science Park, Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Amsterdam Zuid and Duivendrecht, in either direction.”

Note those last three words; "in either direction".

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6. Re: Train ticket to airport in the AM opening hours

Okay lucky, so they CAN use also for their case. Great!

<Erik> & [Sandya]

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7. Re: Train ticket to airport in the AM opening hours

What you can also do is just go to the ticket office beforehand and specify that you want the ticket for the particulay day you are travelling.

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8. Re: Train ticket to airport in the AM opening hours

About buying your trainticket from Schiphol airport to any station in the Netherlands:

(For example I take Amsterdam Central station now):

You can do it on forehand, at home:

Go to www.ns.nl

Click on the 'english flag'

Click on: 'tickets and supplements'

Go to: single tickets

Go to add to chart

Fill out:

From: Schiphol Airport

To: Amsterdam Central Station

Select the date of the day you want to travel

Select 2th class

Select amount of tickets

Add to chart

And print

Then you do not need to do that at the airport. and you are sure to get a 2th class ticket

Costs ticket: € 4.20 per person, single way, 2nd class (prices at July 2017)

Edited: 7:11 pm, July 31, 2017
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9. Re: Train ticket to airport in the AM opening hours

It's nice of you to have typed that up, but it is useless and confusing for non-Dutch residents. You can't buy tickets on ns.nl without iDeal.

Edited: 8:25 pm, July 31, 2017
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10. Re: Train ticket to airport in the AM opening hours

Indeed ignore post #8, buying tickets at the www.ns.nl website only works for people who have a Dutch bank card and not a lot of tourists will have that.

The only way to prebuy a train ticket from Schiphol to Amsterdam is to use the link provided in post # 2.

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