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Flights to Amsterdam in 2022

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, 1% potential price drop
Average priceR9 435Average for round-trip flights in January 2022
Round-trip fromR6 056From Johannesburg to Amsterdam Schiphol
One-way fromR152One-way flight from Johannesburg to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)

Cheap flights to Amsterdam in January, February 2022

The best prices found for AMS flights for January, February
14 Feb - 21 Feb
R6 041pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
1 Feb - 8 Feb
R6 056pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
26 Jan - 29 Jan
R6 437pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Amsterdam 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Amsterdam found for this year
14 Feb - 21 Feb
R6 041pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
1 Feb - 8 Feb
R6 056pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
21 Mar - 31 Mar
R6 117pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last minute flights to Amsterdam

Late deals on return flights to Amsterdam, departing today and this week
1 Feb - 8 Feb
R6 056pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
1 Feb - 8 Feb
R7 852pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
1 Feb - 8 Feb
R8 415pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Amsterdam

Can I fly to Amsterdam Schiphol from South Africa right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from South Africa to Amsterdam Schiphol

Most visitors from South Africa need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Amsterdam Schiphol.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from South Africa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 48 for rt-pcr (naat) and 24 antigen (quick-test) hours before departing to Amsterdam Schiphol.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from South Africa are not required to quarantine after entering Amsterdam Schiphol.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - All travelers aged 13 years and older are required to fill out a health declaration before departure to the Netherlands.

Quarantine Form - Travelers from Philippines, Afghanistan, Anguilla, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Botswana, Brazil, Costa Rica, Cuba, Eswatini, Fiji, French Polynesia, Georgia, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Iran, Israel, Kosovo, Lesotho, Malaysia, Martinique, Mongolia, Montenegro, Myanmar, Nepal, North Macedonia, Pakistan, Palestinian Territories, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Serbia, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Thailand, U.S. Virgin Islands, United Kingdom, United States, Venezuela are required to fill out a quarantine declaration form before departure to the Netherlands.

COVID-19 Access Pass - Travelers are required to present a COVID-19 access pass to enter restaurants, bars, concerts, cinemas, etc. Travelers may download the CoronaCheck app and use it as a COVID-19 access pass after uploading documents on it such as a negative COVID-19 test result, proof of vaccination, or proof of recovery. This requirement does not apply to travelers under the age of 13.


Can I fly back to South Africa from Amsterdam Schiphol?

Returning to South Africa from Amsterdam Schiphol

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Amsterdam Schiphol must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to South Africa.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Amsterdam Schiphol are not required to quarantine after entering South Africa.

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Cheapest prices for Amsterdam flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Amsterdam found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
R8 613
February
R8 765
March
R8 841
April
R8 811
May
R8 522
June
R9 085
July
R9 130
August
R9 632
September
R8 917
October
R8 598
November
R8 719
December
R9 906

When is the best time to fly to Schiphol Airport?

Average Amsterdam Schiphol flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month.
ZA1 - AMS
Price
R8 514 - R12 412
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?

The price you pay for your flight to Amsterdam may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 20 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase a fortnight or so before your departure date.

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?

To get the best value, try booking a flight in the evening when visiting Amsterdam. Generally the prices will increase for flights at midday as these tend to have higher demand.

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.

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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