Cheap flights from Cape Town to Amsterdam

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Cape Town (CPT) to Amsterdam (AMS)

All the information you need to plan the best CPT to AMS flight in 2021: compare Cape Town to Amsterdam flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Amsterdam.
CPT - AMS
Price
R8 931 - R10 322
AMS
Temperature
6 - 20 °C

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 7% potential price rise

Cheapest in

November

Best time to find cheap flights, 7% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R8 931

From Cape Town to Amsterdam

One-way from

R5 687

One-way flight from Cape Town to Amsterdam

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Cape Town to Amsterdam?

Users have found that leaving on a Tuesday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 10% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Cape Town to Amsterdam?

Users have found that booking a flight from Cape Town to Amsterdam at least 20 days early can save you up to 3% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 20 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Cape Town to Amsterdam for as little as R8 510 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as R8 917 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Cape Town to Amsterdam?

October can be a great time to fly to Amsterdam from Cape Town with a flight ticket averaging about R8 517. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of October for as cheap as R6 558. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Cape Town to Amsterdam (CPT - AMS)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Cape Town to Amsterdam at midday. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 9% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Cape Town to Amsterdam in May, June 2021

The best prices found for CPT to AMS flights in May, June
12 Jun - 12 Jul
R8 145pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
4 Jun - 25 Jun
R8 201pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
12 Jun - 12 Aug
R8 328pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Cape Town to Amsterdam 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Amsterdam from Cape Town found for this year
27 Nov - 6 Dec
R8 145pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
4 Jun - 25 Jun
R8 201pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
21 Jul - 28 Jul
R8 299pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Direct flights to Amsterdam from Cape Town

Save time with Cape Town to Amsterdam direct flight deals
19 Jul - 18 Aug
R9 156pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
Direct
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
KLM
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
7 Jul - 2 Aug
R9 212pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
Direct
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
KLM
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
10 Jul - 4 Aug
R9 226pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
Direct
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
KLM
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Last-minute flights from Cape Town to Amsterdam

Late deals on return flights to Amsterdam from Cape Town, departing today and this week
22 May - 29 May
R9 016pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
18 May - 25 May
R9 746pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
22 May - 29 May
R9 886pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

One-way flights to Amsterdam from Cape Town

The cheapest one-way flights from Cape Town to Amsterdam
13:50 - 5:55
Turkish Airlines
1 stop
16h 05m
CPT - AMS
Turkish Airlines
R5 688
Travelgenio
8:40 - 5:55
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
21h 15m
CPT - AMS
Multiple Airlines
R27 384
Kiwi.com
14:20 - 9:15
Emirates
1 stop
18h 55m
CPT - AMS
Emirates
R28 241
Priceline

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Flight FAQs

From Cape Town to Amsterdam

What airports do I use to fly from Cape Town to Amsterdam?

If you book a flight from Cape Town to Amsterdam, you will be flying from Cape Town Intl to Schiphol. Flights to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) from Cape Town Intl (CPT) take 11h 35m for a nonstop flight. There is 1 flight from Cape Town Intl to Amsterdam per day from 13 airlines.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to Amsterdam Schiphol to control the spread of COVID-19?

Etihad Airways is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from Cape Town Intl to Amsterdam Schiphol are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to Amsterdam Schiphol have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Cape Town Intl to Amsterdam Schiphol that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are KLM, Emirates, and Kenya Airways. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Cape Town to Amsterdam for under R8 426 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to Amsterdam for under R8 426. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Kenya Airways for just R8 145, but on average you can expect to pay R8 566.

Are there direct flights from Cape Town to Amsterdam for under R9 830 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Cape Town to Amsterdam under R9 830. A good price for a direct flight from Cape Town to Amsterdam is less than R10 406.

Are there last-minute flights available from Cape Town to Amsterdam for under R9 830?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Cape Town to Amsterdam within the next 7 days for less than R9 830.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Cape Town Intl to Amsterdam Schiphol was viewed by 7 819 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Cape Town or Amsterdam?

When travelling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in Cape Town is roughly greater than that of Amsterdam. You can assume this to be the case over the next 13 days.

Is Cape Town weather warmer or cooler than Amsterdam?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 29 °C range in February. The weather in Amsterdam is generally colder than Cape Town's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long does is the flight from Cape Town to Amsterdam?

KLM, Turkish Airlines, and Lufthansa can get you from Cape Town to Amsterdam in just under 11h 35m. Your travel time can differ by up to 5h 05m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Cape Town to Amsterdam return?

Our cheapest airline available from Cape Town to Amsterdam is Kenya Airways. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as R8 145 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Turkish Airlines and Lufthansa, starting at R8 202 and R8 370 round-trip. Users have found that Kenya Airways is 14% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Cape Town to Amsterdam one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Emirates. According to our data, you can fly for as low as R5 533. Users have also found prices from R5 688 and R6 278 on Emirates and Turkish Airlines, respectively.

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Destination information for Amsterdam

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Cape Town to Amsterdam.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = €0,06
Flight duration
11h 27m
Average temperature for May in Amsterdam
16.0 °C

Airports servicing Cape Town

Airports servicing Amsterdam

Top 10 airlines flying from Cape Town to Amsterdam

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Cape Town to Amsterdam choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Kenya Airways
R458 R606 No cancel fee 82%
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Turkish Airlines
R517 R649 No cancel fee 77%
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Austrian Airlines
R570 R652 No cancel fee 78%
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Air France
R531 R653 No cancel fee 77%
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British Airways
R458 R672 No cancel fee 70%
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Emirates
R566 R680 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
R567 R681 No cancel fee 68%
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Etihad Airways
R632 R722 No cancel fee 75%
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Ethiopian Air
R562 R776 No cancel fee 72%
Search Ethiopian Air flights
SWISS
R607 R796 No cancel fee 79%
Search SWISS flights

Hourly flight availability from Cape Town to Amsterdam

See what time of day planes typically take off from Cape Town towards Amsterdam.
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6 AM
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Weekly flight availability
from Cape Town to Amsterdam
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Cape Town to Amsterdam.
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
3 daily flights
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
0 flights
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
0 flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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