Cheap flights from Cape Town to Amsterdam

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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 357 - R10 813
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 357

From Cape Town Intl to Amsterdam Schiphol

One-way from

R6 179

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 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?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 50 days in advance to save up to 8% 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 50 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 769, or R11 534 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, November can be a great choice for travel to Amsterdam. Flights to Amsterdam from Cape Town in November are about R10 033 on average during November, but can be found for as low as R8 268.

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 September, October 2021

The best prices found for CPT to AMS flights in September, October
25 Sep - 31 Oct
R7 312pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
14 Oct - 31 Oct
R7 429pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
20 Oct - 26 Oct
R7 518pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Cape Town Intl to Amsterdam 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Amsterdam from Cape Town found for this year
7 Nov - 27 Nov
R5 929pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
7 Nov - 22 Nov
R6 017pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
9 Nov - 23 Nov
R6 032pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Direct flights to Amsterdam from Cape Town

Save time with Cape Town to Amsterdam direct flight deals
6 Nov - 24 Nov
R10 298pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
Direct
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
KLM
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
25 Sep - 31 Oct
R10 372pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
Direct
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
KLM
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
14 Oct - 31 Oct
R10 401pp
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
25 Sep - 31 Oct
R7 312pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
29 Sep - 6 Oct
R7 532pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
26 Sep - 27 Sep
R7 635pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl

One-way flights to Schiphol from Cape Town

The cheapest one-way flights from Cape Town to Amsterdam
20:35 - 11:50
Air France
1 stop
16h 15m
CPT - AMS
Air France
R6 179
13:10 - 5:35
Turkish Airlines
1 stop
17h 25m
CPT - AMS
Turkish Airlines
R6 267
14:25 - 8:40
Emirates
1 stop
19h 15m
CPT - AMS
Emirates
R6 517
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Flight FAQs

From Cape Town to Amsterdam

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.

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.

Can I find flights from Cape Town to Amsterdam for under R6 000 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to Amsterdam for under R6 000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Lufthansa for just R5 973, but on average you can expect to pay R6 782.

Are there direct flights from Cape Town to Amsterdam for under R10 300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Cape Town to Amsterdam under R10 300. A good price for a direct flight from Cape Town to Amsterdam is less than R12 829.

Are there last-minute flights available from Cape Town to Amsterdam for under R7 400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Cape Town to Amsterdam within the next 7 days for less than R7 400.

How popular is this Cape Town to Amsterdam flight route?

Flights from Cape Town Intl to Amsterdam Schiphol have been viewed 7 819 times in the past calendar month.

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

Currently priced at R5 973, Lufthansa will fly you from Cape Town to Amsterdam and back. In addition to Lufthansa, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from SWISS and Turkish Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from R6 473 and R7 312, respectively. Lufthansa is 40% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Qatar Airways, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as R4 590. However, be on the lookout for offers from Emirates and Turkish Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Cape Town to Amsterdam for a low price.

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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 for rt-pcr (naat) and 24 antigen (quick-test) hours before departing to Amsterdam Schiphol.

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

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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 must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to 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

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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
Average temperature for September in Amsterdam
17.0 °C

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Airports servicing Amsterdam

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
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%
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SWISS
R607 R796 No cancel fee 79%
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Hourly flight availability from Cape Town to Amsterdam

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