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Flights to Amsterdam in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inJulyHigh demand for flights, 8% potential price rise
Cheapest inOctoberBest time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average priceR8 112Average for round-trip flights in May 2021
Round-trip fromR7 761From Johannesburg to Amsterdam
One-way fromR140One-way flight from Johannesburg to Amsterdam

Cheap flights to Amsterdam in May, June 2021

The best prices found for AMS flights for May, June
21 Jun - 17 Jul
R5 590pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Air France
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Air France
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
13 Jun - 13 Jul
R5 604pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Air France
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Air France
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
12 Jun - 9 Jul
R5 618pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Air France
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Air France
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Amsterdam 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Amsterdam found for this year
26 Jul - 14 Aug
R5 548pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Air France
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Air France
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
21 Jun - 17 Jul
R5 590pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Air France
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Air France
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
13 Jun - 13 Jul
R5 604pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Air France
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Air France
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last minute flights to Amsterdam

Late deals on return flights to Amsterdam, departing today and this week
17 May - 25 May
R5 618pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Air France
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Air France
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
17 May - 25 May
R5 646pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Air France
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Air France
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
18 May - 24 May
R8 000pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Cheapest prices for Amsterdam flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Amsterdam found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
R7 926
February
R8 064
March
R8 133
April
R8 113
May
R7 839
June
R8 366
July
R8 404
August
R8 864
September
R8 208
October
R7 914
November
R8 025
December
R9 122
Currently, May is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Amsterdam. Flying to Amsterdam in December will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

When is the best time to fly to Amsterdam?

Average Amsterdam Schiphol flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
JNB - AMS
Price
R7 839 - R11 428
AMS
Temperature
6 - 20 °C

Peak season:

Mid-April to mid-October is peak season in Amsterdam with July and August being the busiest months. Temperatures range from 4°C to as high as 21°C and conditions range from clear and sunny to warm rainy periods and days of high humidity. Beaches, outdoor cafés and parks are popular leisure destinations for both locals and tourists. During this time it will be extremely challenging to find cheap flights to Amsterdam.

Off season:

Flight tickets are generally at their lowest during Amsterdam’s winter period which stretches from November through to February, with February being the coldest month. Tourists find cheap flights to Amsterdam during this season and find ways to enjoy the snowy weather. Ice-skating is a popular outdoor activity during this season when temperatures drop to as low as 0°C.

When is the best time to book a flight to Amsterdam?

To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight to Amsterdam, you should look to book at least 20 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Amsterdam?

At the moment, Wednesday is the most economical day to take a flight to Amsterdam. Saturday is likely to be the most costly.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Amsterdam?

At the moment, flights in the evening are likely to offer the best value for money for your Amsterdam trip. A flight at midday will more often than not be of higher cost.

When is the best time to book your flight to Amsterdam?

Late autumn (late September to late October) and early spring (early March to early April) are the best times to book flights to Amsterdam. Massive crowds gather from the end of April to the beginning of May to celebrate Queen’s Day and Liberation Day. Outside of these festivals, you can find some good flight deals.

How long is the flight to Amsterdam?

Flights from Cape Town to Amsterdam – 19 hours 10 minutes. (average 2 stop)

Flights from Johannesburg to Amsterdam – 14 hours 15 minutes. (average 1 stop)

Flights from Durban to Amsterdam – 18 hours 35 minutes. (average 2 stop)

Which airlines operate flights to Amsterdam?

The major airlines offering flights to Amsterdam are: KLM, Air France, British Airways, Emirates, Ethiopian Airlines, Etihad Airways, Kenya Airways, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, South African Airlines, SWISS, TAAG, SriLankan Airlines, United Airlines, Air Serbia, Alitalia, Austrian Airlines, Cathay Pacific Airways, Delta Air Lines and Turkish Airlines. The best way to get cheap flights to Amsterdam is to be flexible around travel dates and book as far in advance as possible.

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

In Amsterdam, the best way to travel to and around the city is via the highly reliable public transportation system. An Amsterdam card gives visitors unlimited access to public transport as well as entry to some of its attractions. The railway system is connected to the airport and an Airport Express bus is also available. There are also taxi services nearby. Alternatively, be prepared and check which hotels provide shuttle services while you compare flights to Amsterdam and keep an eye out for good deals.

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Amsterdam climate

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What airport do you fly into for flights to Amsterdam?

Travellers will need to book flights to Schiphol (AMS) if they wish to fly to Amsterdam. The Amsterdam airport is 11,4 km from the city centre.

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