Cheap flights from Cape Town to Schiphol

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

All the information you need to plan the best CPT to AMS flight in 2021: compare Cape Town to Schiphol flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Schiphol.
CPT - AMS
Price
R8 910 - R10 297
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 910

From Cape Town to Schiphol

One-way from

R5 632

One-way flight from Cape Town to 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 Schiphol?

Departing on a Tuesday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 10% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 20 days in advance, which can save you up to 3% on flights from Cape Town to Schiphol compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 20 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at R8 490. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from R8 896.

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

October is one of the best times of the year to fly to Schiphol from Cape Town. Prices for October average R8 497 per person but you can even find prices for as low as R6 543. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July. Opting for a October flight can save you 10% on your journey compared to booking in October

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Cape Town to Schiphol 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 Schiphol in May, June 2021

The best prices found for CPT to AMS flights in May, June
12 Jun - 12 Jul
R8 070pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
12 Jun - 12 Jul
R8 126pp
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 182pp
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 Schiphol 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Schiphol from Cape Town found for this year
12 Jun - 12 Jul
R8 070pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Kenya Airways
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Kenya Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl
27 Nov - 6 Dec
R8 126pp
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 182pp
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 Schiphol from Cape Town

Save time with Cape Town to Schiphol direct flight deals
7 Jun - 12 Jun
R9 092pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
Direct
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
KLM
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
4 Aug - 11 Aug
R9 148pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
Direct
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
KLM
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
22 May - 29 May
R10 129pp
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 Schiphol

Late deals on return flights to Schiphol from Cape Town, departing today and this week
22 May - 29 May
R8 994pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
22 May - 29 May
R9 863pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
22 May - 29 May
R9 905pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl

One-way flights to Schiphol from Cape Town

The cheapest one-way flights from Cape Town to Schiphol
19:10 - 6:45
KLM
Direct
11h 35m
CPT - AMS
KLM
R5 632
Kiwi.com
7:45 - 6:20
KLM
1 stop
22h 35m
CPT - AMS
KLM
R6 865
Kiwi.com
15:00 - 10:40
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
43h 40m
CPT - AMS
Multiple Airlines
R6 459
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Cape Town to Schiphol

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 Schiphol for under R8 406 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to Schiphol for under R8 406. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Kenya Airways for just R8 070, but on average you can expect to pay R8 602.

Are there direct flights from Cape Town to Schiphol for under R9 807 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Cape Town to Schiphol under R9 807. A good price for a direct flight from Cape Town to Schiphol is less than R11 320.

Are there last-minute flights available from Cape Town to Schiphol for under R9 807?

There are currently 7+ open flights from Cape Town to Schiphol within the next 7 days for less than R9 807.

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 Schiphol?

For as low as R9 205, KLM can have you in Schiphol from Cape Town in 11h 35m. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Kenya Airways, at R8 070, was found to be the cheapest airline from Cape Town to Schiphol.Alternate airlines flying return to your destination include Turkish Airlines and Lufthansa. Kenya Airways is 15% 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 Schiphol one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is KLM, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as R5 632.

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Destination information for Schiphol

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

Airports servicing Cape Town

Airports servicing Amsterdam

Top 10 airlines flying from Cape Town to Schiphol

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Cape Town to Schiphol 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%
Search SWISS flights

Hourly flight availability from Cape Town to Schiphol

See what time of day planes typically take off from Cape Town towards Schiphol.
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6 AM
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Cape Town to Schiphol
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Cape Town to Schiphol.
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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