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Flights to Amsterdam in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 11% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average price$1,237Average for return flights in October 2021
Return from$1,233From Sydney Kingsford Smith to Amsterdam Schiphol
One-way from$698One-way flight from Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)

Cheap flights to Amsterdam in October, November 2021

The best prices found for AMS flights for October, November
11 Nov. - 26 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

2 stops

34h 30m
AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

39h 10m
$1,365

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 15/10/21

5 Nov. - 27 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

2 stops

34h 30m
AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

25h 25m
$1,366

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 15/10/21

3 Nov. - 24 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

2 stops

27h 20m
AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

39h 45m
$1,370

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 14/10/21

Amsterdam 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Amsterdam found for this year
11 Nov. - 26 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

2 stops

34h 30m
AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

39h 10m
$1,365

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 15/10/21

5 Nov. - 27 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

2 stops

34h 30m
AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

25h 25m
$1,366

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 15/10/21

3 Nov. - 24 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

2 stops

27h 20m
AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

39h 45m
$1,370

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 14/10/21

Last minute flights to Amsterdam

Late deals on return flights to Amsterdam, departing today and this week
26 Oct. - 27 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

2 stops

45h 50m
AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

25h 25m
$1,591

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 15/10/21

25 Oct. - 27 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

2 stops

32h 00m
AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

25h 25m
$1,649

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 15/10/21

26 Oct. - 2 Dec.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

2 stops

45h 50m
AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

25h 25m
$1,846

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 15/10/21

Can I fly to Amsterdam Schiphol from Australia right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Australia to Amsterdam Schiphol

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Australia 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 Australia 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.


Can I fly back to Australia from Amsterdam Schiphol?

Returning to Australia 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 Australia.

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

Cheapest prices for Amsterdam flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Amsterdam found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

$1,166

February

$1,031

March

$1,067

April

$1,202

May

$1,096

June

$1,283

July

$1,242

August

$1,279

September

$1,203

October

$1,112

November

$1,108

December

$1,469

Currently, the cheapest month for flights to Amsterdam Schiphol is February. The most expensive month for flights is December. The cheapest prices are shown above but prices will vary according to departure times, airlines, class and how early you book.

When is the best time to fly to Schiphol Airport?

Average Amsterdam flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month

SYD - AMS

Price

$1,030 - $1,799

AMS

Temperature

2 - 16 °C

AMS

Precipitation

30 - 100 mm

Peak season:

Netherland’s cosmopolitan capital has much to offer tourists with its picturesque canals, 17th century architecture and wide range of art museums. Travellers who book cheap flights to Amsterdam will discover a long list of historical and cultural attractions, so if you’re tight on time narrowing it down can be difficult. First time visitors will want to include the Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum and Anne Frank’s House for starters. Many people book flight tickets to Amsterdam for its laid­back and liberal approach to life, which is reflected in its eclectic cafe culture and nightclubs, suffice to say, go with an open mind! Peak season in Amsterdam is concentrated on the summer months of July and August when the weather is warmer, reaching temps around the low 20Cs if you’re lucky. It pays to bear in mind the city’s weather can be temperamental and summer isn’t a guarantee of sunshine but it is more likely. Tulip season is also a popular time to book flights to Amsterdam and this runs from mid­-March to mid-­May. The flowers blanket the city and surrounding fields and the Keukenhof Gardens in particular become very busy. Make your arrangements for flight tickets and accommodation well in advance if you’re visiting at this time as large numbers of tourists flock to the city to view this colourful natural attraction.


Off season:

Winters are cold in Amsterdam getting down to 3C or 4C in January and February but wrap up warmly as there’s still plenty going on. If you’re there when the canals freeze, you can join Amsterdam’s residents on skates which is a lovely way to see the city. The best benefits of travel at this time are the cheapest flights to Amsterdam and discounted hotel rates. You’ll also spend less time queuing, no elbow jostling in front of famous paintings and less crowded cafes.

When is the best time to book a flight to Amsterdam?

There’s no bad time to book a flight to Amsterdam, but for cheaper flight tickets and fewer crowds any time outside peak season is favourable. If you prefer warmer weather then between April and September is your best bet, keeping in mind tulip season runs to mid­-May. Many cultural events are scheduled from September through June, such as the Jordaan Festival (late September) and Museum Night (November), and Christmas is a popular time for tourists to take flights to Amsterdam to experience the festivity of the city. Expect banks, shops, and many museums to be closed during this period.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Amsterdam?

Monday is currently, on average, the cheapest day to fly to Amsterdam. Flying on Friday will result in higher flight prices.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Amsterdam?

Amsterdam flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight in the evening. Booking a flight in the morning will likely mean higher prices.

How long is the flight to Amsterdam?

Flights from Sydney to Amsterdam: 23 hours 25 minutes.

Flights from Melbourne to Amsterdam: 23 hours 05 minutes.

Flights from Brisbane to Amsterdam: 23 hours.

Flights from Perth to Amsterdam: 20 hours.

Which airlines operate flights to Amsterdam?

Most flights to Amsterdam from Australia have at least one stopover, and expect the flight to take up to a day. There are a wide range of Asian, European or Middle Eastern airlines to choose from such as: Emirates, Cathay Pacific, Singapore Airlines, Air France and Qatar Airways. Qantas also flies this route in conjunction with KLM and Swiss Air. This is a highly competitive route, so you shouldn’t have any trouble finding a wide range of airlines offering flights to Amsterdam.

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS) is the main international airport servicing the Netherlands. It is situated around 16 km southwest of the city. Travellers arriving on cheap flights to Amsterdam can easily connect with the city via a number of public transport options. Trains run directly to the city centre with a journey time of around 20 minutes. Airport shuttles are another convenient option as some can drop you off directly to your hotel. Around 100 guesthouses throughout the city are serviced by shuttles so check when you make your hotel booking. Buses and taxis are available from outside the arrivals hall and take around 15 to 30 minutes to reach the city centre.

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What is good to know if travelling to Amsterdam Schiphol?

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What airport do you fly into for flights to Amsterdam?

For a flight to Amsterdam, you will be flying into Schiphol. Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) is just 11.4 km from the centre of the city.