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Engineering work at Schiphol Airport

In 2016, ProRail will be conducting track renewals around Schiphol Airport. Schiphol's accessibility is an important factor in the sustainable development of the airport as an economic hub. Renewal of the railway connections is necessary to enable additional train traffic to and from Schiphol in the future.

Consequences for your journey

Saturday, 12 November and Sunday, 13 November

No trains will run along the following routes. Travellers can use NS busses or the metro service instead:

  • Schiphol Airport – Amsterdam Sloterdijk
  • Schiphol Airport – Duivendrecht / Diemen Zuid
  • Schiphol Airport – Amsterdam Bijlmer ArenA

The expected extra travel time is 15 to 30 minutes.

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Valid ticket

To use the NS bus, you need a valid NS ticket. When using an OV-chipkaart you travel with the rail replacement bus service in the same way as you travel by train. You check in at the start of your journey, including when your journey starts with a bus service. You check out with your OV-chipkaart at your destination.

Plan your journey

In the NS Travel planner you can see how engineering work will affect your journey from 10 days prior to the departure date. Check again shortly before travelling for the most up to date travel advice.

More information about travelling around engineering works

Background information

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