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Cheap Flights to Amsterdam

Popular in June High demand for flights, 2% potential price rise
Cheapest in October Best time to find cheap flights, 1% potential price drop
Average price R10 443 Average for round-trip flights in July 2020
Round-trip from R451 From Johannesburg to Amsterdam
One-way from R406 One-way flight from Johannesburg to Amsterdam
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.

Cheapest prices for Amsterdam flights by month

January
R9 943
February
R9 789
March
R9 631
April
R9 778
May
R9 882
June
R9 695
July
R11 353
August
R10 570
September
R10 362
October
R9 702
November
R9 728
December
R9 760
Currently, March is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Amsterdam. Flying to Amsterdam in July 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?

Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
JNB - AMS
Price
R9 631 - R13 226
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 60 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 morning 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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