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
R9 431 - R10 899
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

R9 431

From Cape Town to Amsterdam

One-way from

R5 501

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 986 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 R9 416 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 993. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of October for as cheap as R6 925. 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 July, August 2021

The best prices found for CPT to AMS flights in July, August
3 Aug - 10 Aug
R8 259pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
21 Aug - 10 Sep
R8 615pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
13 Aug - 20 Aug
R8 645pp
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
23 Sep - 27 Sep
R8 215pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
3 Aug - 10 Aug
R8 259pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
21 Aug - 10 Sep
R8 615pp
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
23 Sep - 27 Sep
R10 261pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
Direct
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
KLM
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
2 Oct - 9 Oct
R10 380pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
Direct
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
KLM
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
4 Aug - 14 Aug
R10 469pp
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
3 Aug - 10 Aug
R8 259pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
3 Aug - 15 Aug
R8 986pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
4 Aug - 16 Aug
R9 268pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Turkish 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
14:10 - 8:15
Qatar Airways
1 stop
19h 05m
CPT - AMS
Qatar Airways
R5 502
flugladen.de
13:50 - 5:55
Turkish Airlines
1 stop
16h 05m
CPT - AMS
Turkish Airlines
R6 273
Travelgenio
21:05 - 17:20
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
1 stop
21h 15m
CPT - AMS
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
R6 436
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Related info for your journey

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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 897 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to Amsterdam for under R8 897. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just R8 215, but on average you can expect to pay R9 119.

Are there direct flights from Cape Town to Amsterdam for under R10 380 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 8 direct flights from Cape Town to Amsterdam under R10 380. A good price for a direct flight from Cape Town to Amsterdam is less than R14 339.

Are there last-minute flights available from Cape Town to Amsterdam for under R8 897?

There are currently 18+ open flights from Cape Town to Amsterdam within the next 7 days for less than R8 897.

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 16 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, Lufthansa, and Kenya Airways can get you from Cape Town to Amsterdam in just under 11h 35m. Your travel time can differ by up to 5h 20m. 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 Qatar Airways. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as R8 215 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Turkish Airlines and Lufthansa, starting at R8 615 and R8 853 round-trip. Users have found that Qatar Airways is 18% 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 Qatar Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as R5 501. Users have also found prices from R5 531 and R5 753 on Qatar Airways and Emirates, respectively.

Alternative routes for Cape Town to Amsterdam

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

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 July in Amsterdam
20.0 °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%
Search British Airways flights
Emirates
R566 R680 No cancel fee 75%
Search Emirates flights
Qatar Airways
R567 R681 No cancel fee 68%
Search Qatar Airways flights
Etihad Airways
R632 R722 No cancel fee 75%
Search Etihad Airways flights
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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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
0 flights
Monday
3 daily flights
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
0 flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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