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Cheapest prices for Amsterdam flights by month
Currently, March is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Amsterdam. Flying to Amsterdam in August will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.
When is the best time to fly to Amsterdam?
Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
The best time to fly to Amsterdam is during February, but great deals can be found at other times. July tends to be the warmest period in Amsterdam so if you are looking for sun or warmer climates then look to fly around this time. January is the wettest if you need to factor this in to your plans.
When is the best time to book flights to Amsterdam?
What is known as Tulip Season in Holland generally marks the start of tourist season in Amsterdam. Peak season run from April to September when summer is at its best and the city is at its most vibrant, grabbing a cheap flight to Amsterdam during these times is near impossible.
October to March is considered off season for Amsterdam because it gets much colder and, therefore, less crowded. That said, many of the city’s main cultural events occur between these months, so it is an excellent time to find good cheap flights to Amsterdam. The canals sometimes freeze over, too, so you can skate on them alongside the residents for a completely different festive experience.
Days before departure
Which day is cheapest to fly to Amsterdam?
At the moment, Tuesday is the most economical day to take a flight to Amsterdam. Friday is likely to be the most costly.
What time of day is cheapest to fly?
Flights at midday are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to Amsterdam. Flights in the morning are usually the most expensive.
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS) is the main international airport in the Netherlands.
How to get from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS) to the city centre?
Amsterdam airport has a single-terminal with three departure halls. Distance from the airport to the city centre is 5.6 miles (9km)
Train services: Dutch Railways operates trains from a station that is directly beneath Schiphol airport. Passengers are able to buy chipcards, either for single-use or as an OV-chipkaart, from the yellow machines at the station and on Schiphol Plaza. An alternative that is quicker than the usual domestic train routes is the Intercity Direct service, which is also available from Schiphol.
Buses: line 197 (otherwise known as the Airport Express) will take you to Amsterdam city centre from the airport and operates every 15 minutes.
The airport also offers a hotel shuttle service from directly outside the terminal (stand A7) and can take you to your Amsterdam hotel.
Hints and tips
If you’re travelling on from Amsterdam, the station beneath the airport has international train connections to the likes of Belgium and France
If you are travelling between cities, for €15, you can take a shower (with everything provided) in one of the cubicles at Mercure Terminal Hotel at Lounge 3