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CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Sydney TO Amsterdam

Sydney (SYD) to Amsterdam (AMS)

Typically, flights to Amsterdam from Sydney are cheaper when flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Amsterdam Schiphol, which has an average price of $1,360

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO AMSTERDAM FROM SYDNEYFebruary18% cheaperFlying from Sydney to Amsterdam costs on average just $1,110 in February
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO AMSTERDAM FROM SYDNEYDecember28% more expensiveIt costs about $1,734 for flights to Amsterdam from Sydney in December
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO AMSTERDAM FROM SYDNEYDecember273% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Amsterdam from Sydney in December than any other month

When is the best time to fly to Amsterdam?

How long does it take to fly to Amsterdam?

Flights from Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane to The Netherlands generally clock in at 23-32 hours, with the exact time dependent on how many and the length of stops your Amsterdam flight deal includes. If you’re departing from Perth, you may be able to get to The Netherlands in 19-20 hours as there are some convenient Amsterdam flight deals available with just one short stop along the way.

Where can you fly directly into Amsterdam from?

Unfortunately, there are currently no direct flights from Australia to Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The shortest Amsterdam flight deals come in at around 19-20 hours for those departing from Perth and 23-25 hours for those departing from Melbourne, Sydney or Brisbane. The most common transit airports for these swift Amsterdam flights are Singapore's Changi Airport (SIN), Qatar’s Hamad Airport (DOH) and the Hong Kong International Airport (HKG).

  • What is the absolute cheapest flight to Amsterdam?

    Users booking trips to Amsterdam from Rome found flights 33% cheaper than the average price of flights to Amsterdam. To find the cheapest price to Amsterdam from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

  • What is the cheapest month to fly to Amsterdam?

    If you’re not able to fly to Amsterdam in February, then March is your next best option. Flight prices from Australia to Amsterdam during March average around $1,112.

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

    In general, most travellers find the cheapest time to book a flight to Amsterdam is about 24 days prior to their departure date, when tickets on average are $1,360. However, flight prices might be lower outside of this timeframe. For example, people recently found flights to Amsterdam from Australia for as low as $1,131 on momondo.

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

    According to our data, Monday is the cheapest day to fly to Amsterdam from Australia. The lowest ticket price found for a Monday departure recently was $1,348. Keep in mind that prices can always vary depending on your route and whether or not you are flying domestic or international. Be sure to avoid booking your departure on a Friday as prices are generally higher than usual. According to our data, the average ticket price to Amsterdam on Friday is $1,528.

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

    Flying to Amsterdam from Australia in the evening is the least expensive time of day to depart. momondo users have found prices as low as $1,295 when looking at flights departing in the evening. Flights in the morning are often more expensive, with an average ticket price of $1,555.

  • Is there a good place to hike near Amsterdam?

    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.

  • Is there an alternative airport near Amsterdam?

    Those flying to Amsterdam could potentially find better pricing at Rotterdam The Hague Airport (56 km from Amsterdam city centre), Eindhoven Airport (108 km from Amsterdam city centre) or Groningen Eelde Airport (140 km from Amsterdam city centre), depending on the month and departure airport.

  • Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into Amsterdam?

    Eindhoven Airport has an average price of $183 per person and is typically the cheapest airport to fly into when visiting Amsterdam. This average price does vary based on departure city. Try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool to find the cheapest flight.


Amsterdam flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in Australia to Amsterdam found recently by users on momondo
Etihad Airways
16 Jul.
SYD16:55Sydney Kingsford Smith
42h 55m
1 stop
AMS11:50Amsterdam Schiphol
21 Aug.
AMS06:20Amsterdam Schiphol
39h 05m
2 stops
SYD21:25Sydney Kingsford Smith
Etihad Airways
16 Jul.
SYD16:55Sydney Kingsford Smith
42h 55m
1 stop
AMS11:50Amsterdam Schiphol
21 Aug.
AMS06:20Amsterdam Schiphol
23h 35m
1 stop
SYD05:55Sydney Kingsford Smith
Etihad Airways
1 Jun.
SYD11:55Sydney Kingsford Smith
23h 55m
1 stop
AMS11:50Amsterdam Schiphol
9 Jun.
AMS06:20Amsterdam Schiphol
26h 35m
2 stops
SYD08:55Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
10 May
BNE04:10Brisbane
37h 15m
3 stops
AMS17:25Amsterdam Schiphol
25 May
AMS03:05Amsterdam Schiphol
29h 55m
3 stops
BNE09:00Brisbane
Etihad Airways
16 Jul.
SYD08:00Sydney Kingsford Smith
27h 20m
2 stops
AMS11:20Amsterdam Schiphol
21 Aug.
AMS06:20Amsterdam Schiphol
39h 05m
2 stops
SYD21:25Sydney Kingsford Smith
Etihad Airways
21 Mar.
SYD18:40Sydney Kingsford Smith
48h 10m
2 stops
AMS18:50Amsterdam Schiphol
27 Mar.
AMS13:25Amsterdam Schiphol
40h 30m
2 stops
SYD05:55Sydney Kingsford Smith

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Amsterdam

If you're looking for one-way flights from Australia to Amsterdam, view some of our deals below.
Multiple Airlines
8 May
SYD08:25Sydney Kingsford Smith
31h 40m
2 stops
AMS16:05Amsterdam Schiphol
Multiple Airlines
21 May
SYD16:45Sydney Kingsford Smith
47h 20m
2 stops
AMS16:05Amsterdam Schiphol
Multiple Airlines
22 Mar.
MEL15:40Melbourne
29h 55m
2 stops
AMS21:35Amsterdam Schiphol

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?

    Emirates, Etihad Airways, China Southern and Cathay Pacific are the most popular airlines that fly from Australia to Amsterdam on a routine basis, according to our data. You should be able to find flights to Amsterdam with these airlines and other airlines flying from Australia.


Airports near Amsterdam

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

How do you get to the city centre from the Amsterdam airport?

You have four convenient options at your disposal to get from Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport to the city centre. The train that connects Schiphol International Airport with Amsterdam’s Central Station is a quick and cost-effective option. The train platforms can be found beneath the Main Arrivals Plaza, and the trains operate well into the night every day of the week. Bus 397 is another convenient option, with a stop located just outside the Arrivals Hall. Look for the big red bus labelled "The Amsterdam Airport Express". If you’re staying at a hotel in Amsterdam, you can opt for your hotel’s shuttle service or book a seat on the Connexxion Hotel Shuttle. Taxis can be found at the taxi rank just outside the Arrivals Plaza, and Uber is also available in Amsterdam and throughout The Netherlands. However, with taxis and Uber, traffic can cause delays if you’re travelling during peak times.


Popular routes to Amsterdam

Most frequently searched flights to Amsterdam along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Barcelona to Amsterdam Flights
Fastest flight time2h 20m
Cheapest price$120
Paris to Amsterdam Flights
Fastest flight time5h 25m
Cheapest price$238
Denpasar to Amsterdam Flights
Fastest flight time17h 00m
Cheapest price$795
Melbourne to Amsterdam Flights
Fastest flight time23h 35m
Cheapest price$1,132
Sydney to Amsterdam Flights
Fastest flight time23h 55m
Cheapest price$1,131
Brisbane to Amsterdam Flights
Fastest flight time30h 55m
Cheapest price$1,173
London to Amsterdam Flights
Fastest flight time1h 25m
Cheapest price$357
Adelaide to Amsterdam Flights
Fastest flight time30h 15m
Cheapest price$1,241
Singapore to Amsterdam Flights
Fastest flight time12h 55m
Cheapest price$872
Athens to Amsterdam Flights
Fastest flight time3h 35m
Cheapest price$280
Coolangatta to Amsterdam Flights
Fastest flight time44h 50m
Cheapest price$1,446
Perth to Amsterdam Flights
Fastest flight time24h 05m
Cheapest price$1,354
Mackay to Amsterdam Flights
Fastest flight time37h 25m
Cheapest price$3,216
Bangkok to Amsterdam Flights
Fastest flight time12h 15m
Cheapest price$968
Coffs Harbour to Amsterdam Flights
Fastest flight time31h 45m
Cheapest price$2,069
Copenhagen to Amsterdam Flights
Fastest flight time1h 30m
Cheapest price$149
Darwin to Amsterdam Flights
Fastest flight time31h 45m
Cheapest price$1,731
Canberra to Amsterdam Flights
Fastest flight time32h 55m
Cheapest price$1,318
Cairns to Amsterdam Flights
Fastest flight time35h 15m
Cheapest price$1,517
Newcastle to Amsterdam Flights
Fastest flight time27h 55m
Cheapest price$1,216

Visa requirements for visiting Amsterdam

What passport or visa requirements are there when visiting Amsterdam?

If you’re an Australian citizen planning a trip to Amsterdam, The Netherlands, you should first ensure your passport will be valid for at least six months from the date you plan to return and that you have at least one blank page. The Netherlands is part of the Schengen Area, so Schengen visa rules apply. For Australian citizens, this means you won’t need to arrange a visa if your trip will be shorter than 90 days; for stays longer than 90 days, a visa is mandatory for Australian nationals. In both cases, you will need ETIAS authorisation, this will be valid for five years once obtained. Also, keep in mind that Schengen visa rules can change at short notice, so contact your closest embassy or consulate if you’re uncertain of anything pertaining to your visa or passport requirements.


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Best things to do and see in Amsterdam

What can you see and do in Amsterdam?

Amsterdam’s scenic city centre is quite compact with flat terrain, making it ideal for walking or cycling adventures. There are glistening canals, many coffee shops and more than 7,000 registered historic buildings to explore. If you’d like to take in the sights in an even more relaxing manner, you can enjoy one of the many canal cruises on offer. There’s also festivals happening every month of the year in this vibrant city, so you’re highly likely to have music, street food, street parties and live performances to enjoy. Some of the quirkier attractions to check out are Amsterdam’s "city beaches"; designed to look just like a coastal beach, these spots are ideal for relaxing and enjoying the fresh air, cool water and sparkling sunshine.