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Johannesburg (JNB) to Amsterdam (AMS)

All the information you need to plan the best JNB to AMS flight in 2021: compare Johannesburg to Amsterdam flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Amsterdam.
ZA1 - AMS
Price
R548 - R673
AMS
Temperature
2 - 16 °C
AMS
Precipitation
30 - 100 mm

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 10% potential price rise

Cheapest in

October

Best time to find cheap flights, 10% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R8 058

From Johannesburg to Amsterdam Schiphol

One-way from

R4 573

One-way flight from Johannesburg to Amsterdam Schiphol

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Johannesburg to Amsterdam?

To save on the cost of your flight from Johannesburg to Amsterdam, book at least 20 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 3% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from R8 910 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as R9 337.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Johannesburg to Amsterdam?

The best pricing can be found in the month of October. Prices to Amsterdam from Johannesburg average R8 918. You can even find prices in October for less than R8 918, as users have found deals to Amsterdam from as low as R6 867. The month of July appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Amsterdam from Johannesburg. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 10%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Johannesburg to Amsterdam (ZA1 - AMS)?

When flying from Johannesburg to Amsterdam, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 5% versus a flight at midday.

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Johannesburg to Amsterdam?

Users have found that flying from Johannesburg to Amsterdam on a Friday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Amsterdam in October, November 2021

The best prices found for JNB to AMS flights in October, November
21 Nov - 29 Nov
R5 646pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Air France
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Air France
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
17 Nov - 29 Nov
R5 676pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Air France
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Air France
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
16 Nov - 25 Nov
R5 690pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
SWISS
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Johannesburg to Amsterdam 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Amsterdam from Johannesburg found for this year
21 Nov - 29 Nov
R5 646pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Air France
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Air France
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
17 Nov - 29 Nov
R5 676pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Air France
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Air France
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
16 Nov - 26 Nov
R5 690pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
SWISS
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Direct flights to Amsterdam from Johannesburg

Save time with Johannesburg to Amsterdam direct flight deals
1 Mar - 25 Mar
R9 954pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
Direct
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
KLM
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
10 Feb - 24 Feb
R10 028pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
Direct
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
KLM
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
2 Dec - 16 Jan
R10 043pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
Direct
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
KLM
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last-minute flights from Johannesburg to Amsterdam

Late deals on return flights to Amsterdam from Johannesburg, departing today and this week
28 Oct - 4 Nov
R6 323pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
1 Nov - 9 Nov
R6 514pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
29 Oct - 5 Nov
R6 587pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to Schiphol from Johannesburg

The cheapest one-way flights from Johannesburg to Amsterdam
16:45 - 9:00
Egypt Air
1 stop
17h 15m
JNB - AMS
Egypt Air
R4 573
Travel2Be
14:00 - 7:25
Etihad Airways
1 stop
18h 25m
JNB - AMS
Etihad Airways
R4 661
9:50 - 10:20
Qatar Airways
1 stop
24h 30m
JNB - AMS
Qatar Airways
R4 955
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Flight FAQs

From Johannesburg to Amsterdam

What airport do you fly into for flights to Amsterdam from Johannesburg?

If you book a flight to Amsterdam from Johannesburg, you will be flying to Schiphol, which is the city’s only airport. Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) is located 11,4 km from the centre of Amsterdam. There is 1 flight from Johannesburg to Schiphol per day from 16 different airlines.

Which airlines flying from Johannesburg to Amsterdam Schiphol have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Kenya Airways, KLM, and Alitalia are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Johannesburg 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. New policies for travellers booking flights from Johannesburg to Amsterdam Schiphol include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from Johannesburg to Amsterdam for under R5 400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to Amsterdam for under R5 400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on SWISS for just R5 308, but on average you can expect to pay R5 779.

Are there direct flights from Johannesburg to Amsterdam for under R10 000 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Johannesburg to Amsterdam under R10 000. A good price for a direct flight from Johannesburg to Amsterdam is less than R10 190.

Are there last-minute flights available from Johannesburg to Amsterdam for under R6 400?

There are currently 16+ open flights from Johannesburg to Amsterdam within the next 7 days for less than R6 400.

How popular is this Johannesburg to Amsterdam flight route?

The Johannesburg to Amsterdam Schiphol flight path was viewed by 16 013 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Johannesburg to Amsterdam return?

Currently priced at R5 308, SWISS will fly you from Johannesburg to Amsterdam and back. In addition to SWISS, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Air France and Lufthansa - these airlines can fly you to your destination from R5 573 and R5 793, respectively. These flights start at 40% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Egypt Air. According to our data, you can fly for as low as R3 867. Users have also found prices from R4 617 and R4 808 on Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from Johannesburg to Amsterdam?

The cheapest flight price from Johannesburg to Amsterdam is R3 965. On average you can expect to pay R16 255. The most popular route, (Johannesburg OR Tambo - Amsterdam Schiphol), can usually be booked for R5 308.

What are the most reliable airlines from Johannesburg to Amsterdam?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Johannesburg to Amsterdam are KLM (96%), Air France (96%) and Delta (96%).

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

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

What airports serve Johannesburg to Amsterdam flights?

Travellers will leave from O.R. Tambo International Airport when going to Amsterdam from Johannesburg. This airport is equipped to handle up to 28 million passengers on an annual basis. It is a hub for South African Airways, Kulula, and Mango and had over 21 million passengers in 2017. The airport has six terminals broken down into transit, domestic, and international terminals. After reaching Amsterdam, passengers will disembark at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, which is nine kilometres from Amsterdam. It is a hub for several airlines including KLM, Martinair, and Transavia. The airport has flights to Toronto, Mexico City, and Belgrade among others on a regular basis.

Which airlines fly directly from Johannesburg to Amsterdam?

While there are direct flights into Amsterdam from Johannesburg, they are fairly uncommon. The nonstop flights that do exist are offered by KLM and will typically take place in the evening. Those who manage to get a direct flight will reach Amsterdam in about 11h 10m, which is quicker than any other flight option. There are also several stopover flights from the airport with one or more touch downs on the way to the destination. Airlines offering these flights include EgyptAir, Kenya Airways, Turkish Airlines, and others. These flights are going to be less expensive than a direct flight but even the quickest flight takes 13h 30m to get into Amsterdam.

What are the stopover options between Johannesburg to Amsterdam?

Dozens of flights leave Johannesburg for Amsterdam every day, many of which stop down at one airport along the way. Some of the touch down locations include Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris, Dubai Airport, and Frankfurt am Main. There are also many flights that have at least two stops before reaching Amsterdam. Some stop in Abu Dhabi International Airport and Rome Fiumicino Airport, others will come in at Addis Ababa Airport and Vienna Airport, and some will stop in Accra Airport, Washington Dulles Airport, and Toronto Pearson International Airport.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Johannesburg to Amsterdam?

Visiting Amsterdam from Johannesburg requires that passengers have a visa as well as a passport. Visas can be applied for in Durban, Cape Town, Pretoria, or Johannesburg.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Amsterdam, Netherlands

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Amsterdam from Johannesburg?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Johannesburg to Amsterdam Schiphol

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg are not required to quarantine after entering Amsterdam Schiphol.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - All travelers aged 13 years and older are required to fill out a health declaration before departure to the Netherlands.

Quarantine Form - Travelers from Philippines, Afghanistan, Anguilla, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Botswana, Brazil, Costa Rica, Cuba, Eswatini, Fiji, French Polynesia, Georgia, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Iran, Israel, Kosovo, Lesotho, Malaysia, Martinique, Mongolia, Montenegro, Myanmar, Nepal, North Macedonia, Pakistan, Palestinian Territories, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Serbia, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Thailand, U.S. Virgin Islands, United Kingdom, United States, Venezuela are required to fill out a quarantine declaration form before departure to the Netherlands.

COVID-19 Access Pass - Travelers are required to present a COVID-19 access pass to enter restaurants, bars, concerts, cinemas, etc. Travelers may download the CoronaCheck app and use it as a COVID-19 access pass after uploading documents on it such as a negative COVID-19 test result, proof of vaccination, or proof of recovery. This requirement does not apply to travelers under the age of 13.


Do I need a test to fly back to Johannesburg from Amsterdam?

Returning to Johannesburg from Amsterdam Schiphol

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Amsterdam Schiphol must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Johannesburg.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Amsterdam Schiphol are not required to quarantine after entering Johannesburg.

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Alternative routes for Johannesburg to Amsterdam

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Destination information for Amsterdam

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Johannesburg to Amsterdam.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = €0,06
Average temperature for October in Amsterdam
14.0 °C

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Lanseria (HLA)

Airports servicing Amsterdam

Top 10 airlines flying from Johannesburg to Amsterdam Schiphol

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Johannesburg 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
Egypt Air
R6 335 R7 505 No cancel fee N/A
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Alitalia
R6 428 R8 317 No cancel fee 81%
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Iberia
R6 556 R7 858 No cancel fee 77%
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British Airways
R6 609 R8 010 No cancel fee 70%
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Kenya Airways
R6 932 R8 671 No cancel fee 82%
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Turkish Airlines
R6 961 R8 780 No cancel fee 77%
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SWISS
R6 990 R9 652 No cancel fee 79%
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Etihad Airways
R7 358 R8 361 No cancel fee 75%
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Air France
R7 400 R8 922 No cancel fee 77%
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Qatar Airways
R7 828 R9 421 No cancel fee 68%
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Hourly flight availability from Johannesburg to Amsterdam

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Weekly flight availability
from Johannesburg to Amsterdam
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Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
0 flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
0 flights
Thursday
0 flights
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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