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From Auckland to Amsterdam
Cheapest prices for Amsterdam flights by month
November is currently the cheapest month to fly to Amsterdam. At this moment in time December is the most expensive month. These prices are determined by multiple factors and booking in advance can help keep costs down if your schedule is not as flexible.
When is the best time to fly to Amsterdam?
Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
$1,417 - $2,552
6 - 20 °C
The best time to fly to Amsterdam is during October, but great deals can be found at other times. If weather is an important factor for you when considering when to fly to Amsterdam, the warmest period tends to be July, with the wettest being January.
When is the best time to book flights to Amsterdam?
Booking 40 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights to Amsterdam. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.
Days before departure
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?
Amsterdam flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight in the afternoon. Booking a flight in the evening will likely mean higher prices.
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