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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 617Average for round-trip flights in September 2021
Round-trip fromR5 490From Johannesburg to Amsterdam Schiphol
One-way fromR150One-way flight from Johannesburg to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)

Cheap flights to Amsterdam in September, October 2021

The best prices found for AMS flights for September, October
31 Oct - 8 Nov
R6 029pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
SWISS
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
31 Oct - 10 Nov
R6 463pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
31 Oct - 10 Nov
R6 927pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Amsterdam 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Amsterdam found for this year
10 Nov - 19 Nov
R5 490pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
SWISS
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
1 Nov - 9 Nov
R5 505pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
SWISS
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
1 Nov - 9 Nov
R5 715pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
SWISS
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last minute flights to Amsterdam

Late deals on return flights to Amsterdam, departing today and this week
4 Oct - 15 Oct
R7 959pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
3 Oct - 10 Oct
R8 019pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
4 Oct - 11 Oct
R8 109pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
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
R8 468
February
R8 617
March
R8 692
April
R8 662
May
R8 378
June
R8 931
July
R8 976
August
R9 470
September
R8 767
October
R8 453
November
R8 572
December
R9 739
Currently, May is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Amsterdam Schiphol. Flying to Amsterdam Schiphol 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 Schiphol Airport?

Average Amsterdam Schiphol flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
ZA1 - AMS
Price
R8 371 - R12 203
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.

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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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