Cheap flights from Melbourne to Amsterdam

The best prices from Melbourne to Amsterdam Schiphol are usually found in February or March, booked 19 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Melbourne to Amsterdam

All the information you need to plan the best ME1 to AMS flight in 2022: compare Melbourne to Amsterdam flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Amsterdam.

ME1 - AMS

Price

$815 - $1,293

AMS

Temperature

2 - 16 °C

AMS

Precipitation

30 - 100 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$1,133

From Melbourne to Amsterdam Schiphol

One-way from

$790

One-way flight from Melbourne to Amsterdam Schiphol

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

Users have found that flying from Melbourne to Amsterdam on a Thursday 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.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Melbourne to Amsterdam?

To save on the cost of your flight from Melbourne to Amsterdam, book at least 20 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 12% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1,472 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,707.

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

February can be a great time to fly to Amsterdam from Melbourne with a flight ticket averaging about $1,328. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of February for as cheap as $998. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne to Amsterdam (ME1 - AMS)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Melbourne to Amsterdam is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 13% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Amsterdam in January, February 2022

The best prices found for Melbourne to AMS flights in January, February
27 Feb. - 29 Mar.
MEL

Melbourne

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

2 stops

29h 55m
AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

38h 55m
$1,029

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 19.1.22

27 Jan. - 15 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

2 stops

33h 55m
AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

36h 35m
$1,121

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 20.1.22

1 Feb. - 1 Mar.
MEL

Melbourne

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

1 stop

24h 05m
AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

33h 00m
$1,222

Etihad Airways

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Deal found 21.1.22

Melbourne to Amsterdam 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Amsterdam from Melbourne found for this year
27 Feb. - 29 Mar.
MEL

Melbourne

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

2 stops

29h 55m
AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

38h 55m
$1,029

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 19.1.22

3 Mar. - 29 Mar.
MEL

Melbourne

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

2 stops

30h 35m
AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

38h 55m
$1,036

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 19.1.22

12 Jul. - 30 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

1 stop

23h 35m
AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

22h 45m
$1,111

Etihad Airways

View Deal

Deal found 20.1.22

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Amsterdam

Late deals on return flights to Amsterdam from Melbourne, departing today and this week
27 Jan. - 15 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

2 stops

33h 55m
AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

36h 35m
$1,121

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 20.1.22

1 Feb. - 1 Mar.
MEL

Melbourne

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

1 stop

24h 05m
AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

33h 00m
$1,222

Etihad Airways

View Deal

Deal found 21.1.22

1 Feb. - 1 Mar.
MEL

Melbourne

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

2 stops

36h 50m
AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

31h 15m
$1,286

Etihad Airways

View Deal

Deal found 21.1.22

One-way flights to Amsterdam Schiphol from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Amsterdam
12 Jul.
MEL

Melbourne

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

2 stops

52h 05m
$704

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 20.1.22

12 Jul.
MEL

Melbourne

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

1 stop

23h 35m
$790

Etihad Airways

View Deal

Deal found 20.1.22

12 Jul.
MEL

Melbourne

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

3 stops

36h 55m
$809

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 20.1.22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Melbourne to Amsterdam flights.

What airports serve Melbourne to Amsterdam?

Travelling to Amsterdam from Melbourne, you’ll either depart from Melbourne Airport, more commonly referred to locally as Tullamarine Airport (MEL), or from Avalon Airport (AVV). The vast majority of flights take off from Melbourne Tullamarine with only a few two-stop flights leaving Avalon Airport in any given week. You’ll have a good choice of airlines for the various routes, each with their own layover airports on the way. You’ll land in Amsterdam at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS), one of the busiest air transit hubs in Europe. From there, you can travel the 22 km into the centre of the city by car or use the convenient direct rail line that will drop you off at Amsterdam Central Station.

Which airlines fly directly from Melbourne to Amsterdam?

Unfortunately, there aren’t any direct flights to Amsterdam from Melbourne, as all the airlines make at least one layover. The intervening airports vary according to the carrier, so you have a good choice of routes depending on your budget and how much time you have on your hands to travel. Your total travel time can vary quite markedly too, with the quickest route taking a touch over 22h, while the longer ones departing from Avalon Airport can take over 41h to make the journey, taking layovers into account. These are sometimes the cheapest flights you can book through Cheapflights, but you’ll also find quite a few shorter flights in this budget category, taking around 23-24h.

What are the layover options between Melbourne to Amsterdam?

The one-stop route options from Melbourne to Amsterdam depart from Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, and they’re operated by several different carriers. One of the most common one-stop routes is flown by Qatar Airways, with a layover at Doha Hamad International Airport (DOH) for a total flying time of around 23h. Another popular choice is Singapore Airlines, which stops at Singapore Changi Airport (SIN). Otherwise, you can choose Etihad Airways and layover at Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH). These same airlines also operate two-stop routes, landing at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD) before leaving Australian air space. You can also fly with Qantas on a two-stop route, changing to Etihad Airways, once again in Sydney. The cheaper two-stop flights out of Avalon Airport start off with Jetstar flying the first leg to Sydney, where you’ll change airlines to Etihad for the flight to Abu Dhabi and on to Amsterdam from there.

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

You won’t need a visa to visit the Netherlands as an Australian citizen, and you can stay for up to 90 days in any 180-day period. For longer stays, you’ll need a Schengen visa along with an ETIAS authorisation certificate. Also, make sure that your passport will still be valid for at least 3 months after the date that you land in Amsterdam.

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

Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS), located 11.4 km from the city centre, is the airport you fly into when you book flights from Melbourne to Amsterdam. 21 airlines have flights to Schiphol from Melbourne on a regular basis. Booking flights from Melbourne to Amsterdam Schiphol should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 0 inbound flights from Melbourne per day.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Melbourne to Amsterdam Schiphol that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Etihad Airways, China Southern, and Cathay Pacific. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Melbourne to Amsterdam for under $1,100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Amsterdam for under $1,100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,029, but on average you can expect to pay $1,187.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne to Amsterdam for under $1,200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Melbourne to Amsterdam within the next 7 days for less than $1,200.

How popular is this Melbourne to Amsterdam flight route?

This flight path from Melbourne to Amsterdam Schiphol was viewed by 4,429 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 Melbourne to Amsterdam round-trip?

Currently priced at $1,111, Etihad Airways will fly you from Melbourne to Amsterdam and back. In addition to Etihad Airways, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Qatar Airways and Singapore Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $1,167 and $1,278, respectively. Etihad Airways is 16% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Etihad Airways, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $790. However, be on the lookout for offers from Finnair and Qantas Airways, as they are both options that can get you from Melbourne to Amsterdam for a low price.

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

When booking a flight from Melbourne to Amsterdam, you may want to consider flying on Jet Airways, Air France or Finnair as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne to Amsterdam?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $718. While the most popular route (Melbourne - Amsterdam Schiphol) can be booked for $1,111 on average our data indicates $2,253 when flying from Melbourne to Amsterdam.

Can I fly to Amsterdam Schiphol from Melbourne right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Melbourne to Amsterdam Schiphol

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Melbourne 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 Melbourne 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 Melbourne from Amsterdam Schiphol?

Returning to Melbourne 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 Melbourne.

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

Top 10 airlines flying from Melbourne to Amsterdam

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to Amsterdam choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
China Southern
Cheapest$815
Average$1,173
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
China Eastern
Cheapest$826
Average$1,026
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time62%
COVID-19 safety
XiamenAir
Cheapest$899
Average$1,205
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time49%
COVID-19 safety
Etihad Airways
Cheapest$959
Average$1,300
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Austrian Airlines
Cheapest$966
Average$1,279
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety
China Airlines
Cheapest$1,046
Average$1,335
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time70%
COVID-19 safety
KLM
Cheapest$1,070
Average$1,718
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Cathay Pacific
Cheapest$1,092
Average$1,403
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time72%
COVID-19 safety
Qatar Airways
Cheapest$1,102
Average$1,350
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time68%
COVID-19 safety
Singapore Airlines
Cheapest$1,122
Average$1,744
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety