Simply known as the Schiphol Airport, the Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is Netherland’s primary airport structure. Located nine miles from the southwest region of Amsterdam, it is also the third-busiest airport in Europe in terms of passenger traffic.
The airport was first constructed in 1916 to serve as a military airbase. Later, the airport was opened for civilian aircraft in 1920. Since then, the airport has evolved over time and as of the current date, it can accommodate more than 70 million passengers annually. The Schiphol Airport also acts as the home base for numerous intercontinental airlines such as Amsterdam Airlines, KLM and Transavia.
A one-terminal concept is used at the Schiphol Airport, where all of the available airport facilities are located under a single roof. The main terminal has been divided into three halls or sections, each being designated 1, 2 and 3. There are also 223 boarding gates including 18 double jetway gates.
What are the Available Parking Options
When it comes to parking at Schiphol Airport, there are provisions for both long-term and short-term parking options. For short-term parking options, there is P1 Parking as well as P1 Parking Pick-up and Drop-off. However, for long-term parking, you can explore options at the P3 Long Term Sheltered, P3 Long Term Unsheltered, P6 Valet Parking and Terminal Valet Parking.
P1 Parking allows you to park up to a maximum of 48 hours without a reservation. But, with a booking, you can park longer than 48 hours. On the other hand, P1 Parking Pick-Up and Drop-off allows for parking for up to 7 hours. The rest of the parking spaces allows for a minimum of 8 hours of parking and online booking is recommended as well (compulsory for Terminal Valet Parking)
Additionally, if you have Privium Plus Parking Membership, then you can enjoy priority parking at Privium 1, Privium 3, Privium Excellence, Privium 6 Valet and Privium Terminal Valet Parking. Also, do note that if you have an electric vehicle, then you can find your charging stations at P1 Parking, P3 Garage, P6 Valet, Privium 1 and Privium 6 Valet parking spaces.
Do remember that the maximum overhead clearance for vehicles when parking is 2 metres. Cars that have a height of more than 2 metres must be parked in the Privium 3 or P3 Unsheltered parking spaces. Lastly, accessibility options for people with reduced mobility can be obtained at P1 Parking, P3 Garage, P3 Site, Privium 1 and Privium Excellence.
Steps to Book Parking Online for Schiphol Airport
To reserve your space at the Amsterdam Schiphol Airport online, be sure to follow the recommended steps listed below.
- Start the online reservation process by visiting the official website here.
- Enter your arrival date and time along with your departure date and time. Once entered, click on ‘Check My Rate’ and the online system will suggest you a list of the best spots that you can use for parking.
- After you have decided on your preferred parking space, proceed to reserve the same. On the next page, add the ‘Cancellation Option’, otherwise you would not be able to cancel your reserved space if you change your mind.
- Then on the subsequent page, you have to enter your personal information. These include your name, email address, the reason for your travel, phone number, flight number and so on. If you already have a Schiphol account, then you can also log in to the same using the given option.
- Finally, your last step should be to pay for your parking ticket online. Once paid, you will receive a confirmation message on your provided email address and all you have to do is to print the same before heading out for your trip.
Info on Cancellation And Refund
Your parking reservation ticket can be cancelled at any time you wish. However, do remember that you will only be entitled to a refund if you have selected the cancellation option during making your reservation.
To cancel your reserved booking, you have to log in to your My Schiphol account here and then proceed to manage your bookings. Use the email address that you originally used for placing the order.
Additionally, you can also get in touch with the customer service team at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol by calling 0900 0141 (domestic passengers) or +31 20 7940800 (for international passengers). Customer care is available round the clock.
If you are looking for third-party parking options around the vicinity of the Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, then you can do so by using websites such as ParkVia or Q Park. Some of the third-party parking spaces around Schiphol Airport include Parkeren Mercure, A-4 Parking Schiphol, EazzyPark Schiphol and Valetschiphol Meet and Greet. Online bookings are recommended for the above-mentioned parking spaces before you head out for your trip.