Cheap flights from Cape Town to Amsterdam

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The best prices from Cape Town Intl to Amsterdam Schiphol are usually found in February or March, booked 59 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Wednesday and return on a Monday

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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 2022: compare Cape Town to Amsterdam flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Amsterdam.
CPT - AMS
Price
R500 - R695
AMS
Temperature
2 - 16 °C
AMS
Rainfall
30 - 100 mm

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 15% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R8 194

From Cape Town Intl to Amsterdam Schiphol

One-way from

R6 490

One-way flight from Cape Town Intl to Amsterdam Schiphol

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 Sunday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 6% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in June. For low rates, February can be a great choice for travel to Amsterdam. Flights to Amsterdam from Cape Town in February are about R9 687 on average during February, but can be found for as low as R7 112.

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 in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 29% on your trip compared to booking a flight at midday.

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 58 days in advance to save up to 13% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 58 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Cape Town to Amsterdam 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as R10 505, or R11 127 for flights within the next 24 hours.

Cheap flights from Cape Town to Amsterdam in August, September 2022

The best prices found for CPT to AMS flights in August, September
14 Sep - 5 Oct
R9 702pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
11 Sep - 23 Sep
R9 947pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
11 Sep - 20 Sep
R11 193pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Cape Town Intl to Amsterdam 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Amsterdam from Cape Town found for this year
8 Nov - 13 Nov
R8 620pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
3 Oct - 31 Oct
R9 669pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
14 Sep - 5 Oct
R9 702pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Cheap Qatar Airways flights from Cape Town to Amsterdam

8 Nov - 13 Nov
R8 620pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
3 Oct - 31 Oct
R9 669pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
14 Sep - 5 Oct
R9 702pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Qatar Airways is one of the most popular airlines used for those travelling from Cape Town to Amsterdam. Flights on this route from Qatar Airways typically cost R561,40 RT, a price that is 1537% cheaper than the average Cape Town to Amsterdam flight. The cheapest flight found was R348 RT. The most popular departure airport in Cape Town when flying to Amsterdam is Cape Town Intl Airport. The most popular airport to fly into when visiting Amsterdam is Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. When flying from Cape Town to Amsterdam, Qatar Airways flights are 4% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Cheap Kenya Airways flights from Cape Town to Amsterdam

17 Aug - 5 Sep
R23 746pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl

If you’re travelling from Cape Town to Amsterdam, one of the more common airlines travelling that route is KLM. Cape Town to Amsterdam flights are typically 2116% cheaper than other airlines travelling the same route. Flights from KLM typically cost R854,96 RT. The cheapest KLM flight found for this route was R637. Cape Town Intl Airport is the most common Cape Town airport to take off from when flying to Amsterdam. Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the most popular arrival airport in Amsterdam. When flying from Cape Town to Amsterdam, KLM flights are -3% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Direct flights to Amsterdam from Cape Town

Save time with Cape Town to Amsterdam direct flight deals
25 Dec - 8 Jan
R12 619pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
Direct
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
KLM
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
22 Dec - 1 Jan
R12 668pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
Direct
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
KLM
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
22 Dec - 1 Jan
R12 717pp
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
18 Aug - 2 Jun
R18 059pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Emirates
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
18 Aug - 2 Jun
R18 092pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
Direct
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
KLM
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
18 Aug - 1 Jun
R18 682pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
Direct
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
KLM
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl

One-way flights to Schiphol from Cape Town

The cheapest one-way flights from Cape Town to Amsterdam
19:35 - 14:35
Air France
1 stop
20h 00m
CPT - AMS
Air France
R6 490
15:40 - 9:55
Qatar Airways
1 stop
18h 15m
CPT - AMS
Qatar Airways
R6 998
qatarairways.com
13:35 - 16:15
Turkish Airlines
1 stop
27h 40m
CPT - AMS
Turkish Airlines
R7 407
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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 30m for a nonstop flight. There are 3 flights from Cape Town Intl to Amsterdam per day from 13 airlines.

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 Qatar Airways, KLM, and Lufthansa. 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 700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to Amsterdam for under R8 700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just R8 620, but on average you can expect to pay R10 210.

Are there direct flights from Cape Town to Amsterdam for under R12 700 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Cape Town to Amsterdam under R12 700. A good price for a direct flight from Cape Town to Amsterdam is less than R13 766.

Are there last-minute flights available from Cape Town to Amsterdam for under R18 100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Cape Town to Amsterdam within the next 7 days for less than R18 100.

How popular is this Cape Town to Amsterdam flight route?

Within the past month, 11 459 users have taken a look at flights from Cape Town Intl to Amsterdam Schiphol.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Cape Town to Amsterdam round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Cape Town to Amsterdam round-trip from R8 620. Qatar Airways is priced at 11% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Qatar Airways, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at R5 539. Air France flights start at R6 227 while deals on KLM start at R6 457 one-way.

What are the cheapest flights from Cape Town to Amsterdam?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for R5 218. While the most popular route (Cape Town Intl - Amsterdam Schiphol) can be booked for R8 620 on average our data indicates R29 082 when flying from Cape Town to Amsterdam.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Cape Town to Amsterdam?

Consider Air France, British Airways or Emirates when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Cape Town to Amsterdam.

What are the most reliable airlines from Cape Town to Amsterdam?

Consider KLM (85%), Air France (85%) or XiamenAir (85%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Cape Town to Amsterdam.

COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Amsterdam from Cape Town?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Cape Town Intl to Amsterdam Schiphol

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Cape Town Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 48 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 24 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Amsterdam Schiphol.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Cape Town Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Amsterdam Schiphol.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - All travelers aged 12 years and older are required to fill out a Health Declaration Form before departure to the Netherlands.


Do I need a test to fly back to Cape Town from Amsterdam?

Returning to Cape Town Intl from Amsterdam Schiphol

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Amsterdam Schiphol are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Cape Town Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Amsterdam Schiphol are not required to quarantine after entering Cape Town Intl.

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Alternative routes for Cape Town to Amsterdam

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Top 10 airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to Amsterdam Schiphol

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
Air France
R5 698 R9 200 No cancel fee 77%
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Etihad Airways
R5 839 R7 452 No cancel fee 75%
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Lufthansa
R6 877 R9 905 No cancel fee 76%
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Qatar Airways
R7 229 R8 458 No cancel fee 68%
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Emirates
R7 777 R9 207 No cancel fee 75%
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Turkish Airlines
R8 389 R9 853 No cancel fee 77%
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SWISS
R9 193 R10 495 No cancel fee 79%
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Kenya Airways
R9 571 R12 469 No cancel fee 82%
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British Airways
R10 093 R12 623 No cancel fee 70%
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KLM
R10 436 R14 011 No cancel fee 75%
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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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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
4 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights
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