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About Flights to Amsterdam

Summary info about Amsterdam flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

$146

Best Round-Trip Price

$356

Fastest flight time

10h 35m

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The best one-way flight price to Amsterdam from United States in the last 72 hours is $146 (New York John F Kennedy Intl to Amsterdam Schiphol).
The best round-trip flight price to Amsterdam from United States in the last 72 hours is $356 (New York John F Kennedy Intl to Amsterdam Schiphol).
The fastest flight to Amsterdam from United States takes 10h 35m (New York John F Kennedy Intl to Amsterdam Schiphol).
There is 1 airline operating flights to Amsterdam, including TAP AIR PORTUGAL.

Amsterdam flights insights and trends

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What is the cheapest month to fly to Amsterdam?

The cheapest month to fly to Amsterdam from United States is in October. Flight prices, which tend to average around $573, are often lower during this time because this is during the off-season. If you’re not able to fly to Amsterdam in October, then November is your next best option. Flight prices from United States to Amsterdam during November average around $585.

What is the absolute cheapest flight to Amsterdam?

$24 is the cheapest deal found on momondo in the last two weeks for a flight to Amsterdam. This flight is from Warsaw and is 96% cheaper than most flights to Amsterdam. To find the cheapest price to Amsterdam from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
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What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Amsterdam?

The cheapest day to depart from United States to Amsterdam is on a Tuesday when prices can be found for as low as $699. On the other hand, Saturday is the most expensive day to depart from United States because it is more convenient for both business and leisure travelers. As a result, prices tend to be around $806.

What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Amsterdam?

The cheapest time of day to fly to Amsterdam is at noon when flights can be purchased for as low as $583. Flights in the afternoon are often more expensive with an average ticket price of $756.

How long does it take to fly to Amsterdam?

Flight times from United States to Amsterdam vary, but if you’re flying out of Los Angeles and flying into Amsterdam Schiphol (one of the most popular routes), then the duration is 10h 15m on average. Another popular route from United States to Amsterdam is flying from San Francisco to Amsterdam Schiphol, which will take roughly 10h 10m. Keep in mind that layovers or delays could extend your travel time.

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

The ideal time to book your flight to Amsterdam is 30 days in advance when prices tend to average $703.

Cheapest flights to Amsterdam airports

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CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Los Angeles TO Amsterdam

Los Angeles (LAX) to Amsterdam (AMS)

Typically, flights to Amsterdam from Los Angeles are cheaper when flying from Los Angeles to Amsterdam Schiphol, which has an average price of $855

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO AMSTERDAM FROM LOS ANGELESMarch28% cheaperFlying from Los Angeles to Amsterdam costs on average just $611 in March
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO AMSTERDAM FROM LOS ANGELESJune56% more expensiveIt costs about $1,332 for flights to Amsterdam from Los Angeles in June
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO AMSTERDAM FROM LOS ANGELESJune287% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Amsterdam from Los Angeles in June than any other month

Frequently asked questions about flying to Amsterdam

A beautiful city with ancient architecture, historic canals, narrow winding streets, and picturesque bridges, Amsterdam caters to a wide range of travelers. Whether you’re a laidback canal-life seeker, an art and culture enthusiast, a museum lover, or a fan of al-fresco dining and picnic lunches, the city offers something for everyone. Any time is a good time to visit Amsterdam. To avoid peak tourist season, plan your visit from April – May or September – October. To enjoy the world-famous tulip season and enjoy breathtaking, colorful sights, visit between mid-March – early May. In summer, from June – August, enjoy numerous festivals, picnics in the park, outdoor dining, and sunbathing on the sandy beaches. This is the peak tourist season, so expect hotel rates to be higher. If you don’t mind the cool, crisp winters, and are looking for attractive deals and bargains, plan a winter trip between December – March (excluding the weeks around Christmas and New Year).

During the warmer months, hikers around the Amsterdam area find that parks like Vondel Park are the best for taking long walks with their families and/or pets. Those looking for this type of experience are likely best suited to fly to Amsterdam in May, June, or July.

Those flying to Amsterdam could potentially find better pricing at Rotterdam The Hague Airport (35 mi from Amsterdam city center), Eindhoven Airport (67 mi from Amsterdam city center) or Groningen Eelde Airport (87 mi from Amsterdam city center) depending on the month and departure airport.

With an average price of $395 per person, Eindhoven Airport is the cheapest airport to fly into when planning your trip to Amsterdam. This price can fluctuate based on where you are flying from. momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool can help users find the best prices.



Amsterdam flight deals found on momondo

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Which airlines fly to Amsterdam?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Amsterdam

Which airlines fly to Amsterdam?

There may be other airlines that fly to Amsterdam from United States, but the most popular among our users are Norwegian, Delta, KLM and United Airlines. These airlines should offer flights to Amsterdam on a routine basis if you’re flying from one of the more popular airports in United States.

SWISS Flights to Amsterdam

SWISS will jet to Amsterdam around 17 times in an average week. Where you fly from will dictate what kind of deals you can get for SWISS, but prices as low as $452 have been found from Boston Logan Intl to Amsterdam. SWISS has scored 8.4/10 in momondo user reviews.

Vueling Flights to Amsterdam

Another popular choice for flights to Amsterdam is Vueling (7.8/10, 137 reviews). Most Vueling flights landing in Amsterdam will be arriving from Barcelona-El Prat, but there are 29 Vueling flights to Amsterdam from all departure points globally so prices can vary significantly. The best Vueling deal found on momondo this week was $486 (Los Angeles to Amsterdam, round-trip).


Airports near Amsterdam

Below you will find all the airports in Amsterdam along with the distance from the city center

Schiphol Amsterdam Airport (AMS)

AMS is located approximately 10 miles southwest of Amsterdam city center. The airport is well connected to the city through several transportation options.

Trains

Schiphol Airport train station is located directly below the airport. Ride the Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS) operated trains to Amsterdam Centraal in the city center in 15 – 20 minutes. Intercity trains arrive every 15 minutes, while Sprinter trains arrive every 30 minutes. The one-way fare is €4.30 EUR.

Buses and shuttles

The bus stops at the airport are located right outside Schiphol Plaza. There are city and regional bus lines, paid shuttles, as well as courtesy shuttles that hotels in the area provide to pick up and drop off their guests. You can ride the Amsterdam Airport Express Bus #197 that departs every 10 minutes and reaches Leidseplein in 35 – 40 minutes. The fare is €5.00 EUR. You can also opt for the Connexxion Schiphol Hotel Shuttle that rides to over 100 hotels in the city. Fares start at €17.00 EUR per person for a one-way trip. Discounted fares are applicable for groups of 3 – 8 and for return journeys.

Taxis

Taxis stands are available just outside the airport. No booking is required. Rides cost approximately €40.00 – €50.00 EUR and take 30 – 40 minutes to reach the city center. Ride-share with Uber is also easily available from the airport.

Car rentals

All major rental car companies offer their services at the airport. It is definitely worth checking for deals on car rentals with momondo.


Popular routes to Amsterdam

Most frequently searched flights to Amsterdam along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
New York to Amsterdam Flights
Fastest flight time7h 00m
Cheapest price$357
Tel Aviv to Amsterdam Flights
Fastest flight time5h 00m
Cheapest price$107
Chicago to Amsterdam Flights
Fastest flight time7h 40m
Cheapest price$364
Los Angeles to Amsterdam Flights
Fastest flight time10h 15m
Cheapest price$467
Boston to Amsterdam Flights
Fastest flight time6h 35m
Cheapest price$405
Washington, D.C. to Amsterdam Flights
Fastest flight time7h 25m
Cheapest price$359
San Francisco to Amsterdam Flights
Fastest flight time10h 10m
Cheapest price$464
Seattle to Amsterdam Flights
Fastest flight time9h 45m
Cheapest price$567
Atlanta to Amsterdam Flights
Fastest flight time8h 00m
Cheapest price$613
Minneapolis to Amsterdam Flights
Fastest flight time7h 50m
Cheapest price$725
Houston to Amsterdam Flights
Fastest flight time9h 15m
Cheapest price$595
Miami to Amsterdam Flights
Fastest flight time8h 40m
Cheapest price$457
Portland to Amsterdam Flights
Fastest flight time10h 00m
Cheapest price$755
Orlando to Amsterdam Flights
Fastest flight time8h 25m
Cheapest price$466
Philadelphia to Amsterdam Flights
Fastest flight time7h 08m
Cheapest price$423
Denver to Amsterdam Flights
Fastest flight time12h 15m
Cheapest price$640
Salt Lake City to Amsterdam Flights
Fastest flight time9h 20m
Cheapest price$762
Detroit to Amsterdam Flights
Fastest flight time7h 35m
Cheapest price$725
Madrid to Amsterdam Flights
Fastest flight time2h 35m
Cheapest price$82
Austin to Amsterdam Flights
Fastest flight time9h 00m
Cheapest price$751

How to travel around Amsterdam

One of the most exciting ways to explore Amsterdam is by hiring a bike and cycling around the neighborhoods. Bike rentals start at approximately €15.00 EUR per day. If possible, avoid driving within the city. Parking is scarce and there are several one-way and narrow streets that are tedious to navigate. If you don’t wish to cycle or walk, it’s better to rely on Amsterdam’s vast public transport network. GVB operates the city’s public buses, trams and ferries on a time-based ticketing system. While a GVB 1-hour day ticket costs €2.90 EUR, a GVB day ticket costs €7.50 EUR. These tickets allow unlimited day and night travel across all GVB routes, regardless of transfers and distance covered. For a scenic way to explore the city, try the water taxis. GVB ferries provide a free connection to pedestrians, cyclists, and mopeds wanting to go across River IJ. All the other ferry routes are priced according to the GVB time-based ticketing system.


Visa requirements for visiting Amsterdam

US nationals do not need a visa to visit Netherlands for up to 90 days. For foreign nationals, please check the Schengen Visa Info website.


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Best things to do and see in Amsterdam

Things to do and places of interest in Amsterdam

A vibrant metropolis that effortlessly combines its historic old-world charm with contemporary chic, Amsterdam has something for everyone. Spend your days walking across picturesque bridges, exploring cutting edge art museums, biking along the canals, and lounging in the parks. In the evenings, enjoy leisurely strolls along streets filled with musicians, and choose from a wide range of al-fresco restaurants to simply relax, unwind and dine under the stars.

  • Admire a host of art masterpieces in the massive galleries at the Rijksmuseum, as well as the Het Rembrandthuis and Van Gogh Museum.
  • Stop by several other interesting museums such as the NEMO Science Museum for interactive technology displays and the National Maritime Museum for Dutch maritime history. Don’t miss the Anne Frank House museum for a glimpse into the young diarist’s life and times.
  • Stroll through the leafy green Vondelpark. Carry a picnic lunch, ride a bike, or just spend an afternoon relaxing and people-watching.
  • Head to the Het Concertgebouw concert hall for an opera or music concert. You can also opt for a guided tour of the hall and enjoy a 30-minute, free concert that takes place every Wednesday from September – June, at 12.30 p.m.
  • Explore the rich history and interiors of the magnificent Royal Palace Amsterdam.
  • Shop at countless vintage and designer shops at Negen Straatjes (9 little streets).
  • Book the 90-minute tour, The Heineken Experience, to learn about Heineken’s heritage, processes, and innovations in beer brewing.

Tips and tricks for visiting Amsterdam

Enjoy Amsterdam’s gastronomic and cultural offerings

Sample several breweries and a wide range of international cuisine at the eateries in Foodhallen, an international food hall set in former tram sheds. At the massive cultural complex De Hallen Amsterdam, explore a host of food stalls, lively daily markets (except on Sundays), and themed weekend markets. Buy a drink and listen to vintage jazz music at the In’t Aepjen brown bar. The bar is housed in a 15th-century wooden building, 1 of the only 2 wooden buildings that remain in Amsterdam. Spend an evening at the Amsterdam Roest, a laid back bar and beer garden that features a terrace overlooking the canal, a huge playground, hammocks, street art, and a sandy beach.

Explore the unique neighborhoods

Each neighborhood in Amsterdam offers unique sights and local flavors and is worth exploring on foot or by bike. Check Jordaan, a quintessential Amsterdam neighborhood that offers delicious Dutch food options, and some of the best ‘brown’ bars in the city. Head to Haarlemmerstraat for a variety of specialized boutiques for budget-friendly as well as extravagant finds. Explore the local bars serving unique cocktails. In the trendy De Pijp neighborhood, sample some of the tastiest Middle Eastern cuisine. For modern cafés, flea markets and chic outdoor dining, wander around the modern neighborhood, Amsterdam-Noord. In Oud West, visit the historic De Otter windmill and also walk along Bilderdijkstraat and De Clerqstraat streets for interesting sights and food options. If you are exploring the infamous De Wallen (The Red Light District), be aware of the rules and regulations in the area.


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