Amsterdam Airport Express Bus 397
fast & cheap transfer: Airport Schiphol <-> city centre
The Amsterdam Airport Express Bus (Connexxion line 397) offers a convienient and direct transfer from Schiphol Airport to the city centre of Amsterdam.
Here you will find all the important information, such as departure times, travel times, stops and our tips for buying tickets.
Connexxion Airport Express Bus 397: travel times, and current ticket prices (2021)
The Airport Express Bus is operated by the Dutch public transport company Connexxion.
That is why you will sometimes find the term Connexxion 397 for the Airport Express Bus 397.
Operating hours & journey time
Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is located approximately 18 km (11 miles) from downtown Amsterdam. The Airport Express bus runs 24/7.
The transfer time from the airport to the city centre depends on the bus stop at which you want to get off. An average trip takes about 30 min. You can find more information below, where we have listed all stops with travel time.
How often does the Connexxion Airport Express Bus 397 run? Frequency
In addition to travel time, the frequency of service is also important for passengers.
During the day (5 a.m. – midnight) the bus runs every 7-10 minutes. This means only short waiting times at the bus stop.
At night (midnight – 5 a.m.) the bus N97 – Niteliner N97 – serves the airport transfer. It runs every 30 minutes and serves more stops. Therefore it has a longer travel time.
Current ticket price 2021
Currently (2021) a ticket for a one-way ticket costs € 6.50.
A return ticket costs € 11.25. With this ticket you save € 1.75 compared to buying 2 one-way tickets.
Airport bus 397: Stop plan & map
Here you can find all stops of the line 397, travel times may change slightly due to the traffic situation.
Airport Express Bus 397 stops
In the graphic above you can see the stops of the airport express bus line 397. Here are some important destinations that are located at the stops:
You will find the stop directly in front of the central main entrance “Schiphol Plaza”.
Here you will find some popular hotels like Hilton Amsterdam, The Alfred Hotel or the Apple Inn Hotel.
WIFI, LUGGAGE …
Airport Express buses have free WiFi and charging options for smartphones and more.
The buses have a deep entry. So you can easily take your luggage and possibly a pram with you on the bus.
Amsterdam map with bus stops
On our interactive Amsterdam map you will find the bus stops marked with an orange bus symbol. This way you can easily see at which bus stop, for example, your accommodation is located.