Cheap flights from California (CA) to Amsterdam (AMS)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
California to Amsterdam (AMS)

All the information you need to plan the best null to AMS flight in 2021: compare California to Amsterdam flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Amsterdam.
How far in advance should I book a flight from California to Amsterdam?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 36% on flights from California to Amsterdam compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $833. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $972.

When is the cheapest time to fly from California to Amsterdam (CA - AMS)?

When flying from California to Amsterdam, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

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

February can be a great time to fly to Amsterdam from California with a flight ticket averaging about $742. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of February for as cheap as $508. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June.

Cheap flights from California to Amsterdam in October, November 2021

The best prices found for California to AMS flights for October, November
8 Nov - 4 Dec
$490pp
SFO
San Francisco
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
3 Nov - 10 Nov
$503pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
29 Nov - 9 Dec
$507pp
SFO
San Francisco
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

California to Amsterdam 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Amsterdam from California found for this year
8 Nov - 4 Dec
$490pp
SFO
San Francisco
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
3 Nov - 10 Nov
$503pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
29 Nov - 9 Dec
$507pp
SFO
San Francisco
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Amsterdam from California

Save time with California to Amsterdam direct flight deals
23 Mar - 30 Mar
$537pp
SFO
San Francisco
KLM
Non-Stop
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
KLM
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
10 Dec - 24 Jan
$542pp
SFO
San Francisco
KLM
Non-Stop
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
KLM
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
21 Apr - 9 May
$547pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from California to Amsterdam

Late deals on round-trip flights to Amsterdam from California, departing today and this week
3 Nov - 10 Nov
$503pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
2 Nov - 12 Nov
$579pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
1 Nov - 8 Nov
$581pp
SFO
San Francisco
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Schiphol from California

The cheapest one-way flights from California to Amsterdam
4:30 pm - 7:05 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
17h 35m
SFO - AMS
Multiple Airlines
$315
Combigo
2:45 pm - 4:00 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
28h 15m
SFO - AMS
Multiple Airlines
$286
Kiwi.com
4:36 am - 5:10 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
27h 34m
LAX - AMS
Multiple Airlines
$295
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From California to Amsterdam

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

For a flight from California to Amsterdam, you will be flying into Schiphol. Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) is just 7.1 mi from the center of the city.

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

KLM, Delta, and British Airways are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from California to Amsterdam for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from California to Amsterdam for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on SAS for just $404, but on average you can expect to pay $494.

Are there nonstop flights from California to Amsterdam for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from California to Amsterdam under $600. A good price for a nonstop flight from California to Amsterdam is less than $632.

Are there last-minute flights available from California to Amsterdam for under $600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from California to Amsterdam within the next 7 days for less than $600.

What days are nonstop flights available from California to Amsterdam?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this California to Amsterdam flight route?

Flights from California to Amsterdam Schiphol have been viewed 147 times in the past calendar month.

How many flights depart from California to Amsterdam on average per day?

8 flight departures from California to Amsterdam per day on average.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from California to Amsterdam?

For as low as $404, SAS can have you in Amsterdam from California in 13h 10m. Airlines will cover a distance of 5596 mi. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

Before booking your flight from California to Amsterdam check out the most popular airlines for this route: Major Airline, American Airlines or Air Canada.

What are the cheapest flights from California to Amsterdam?

On average you can expect to pay $1,408 for a flight from California to Amsterdam. The cheapest flight overall is $241 while the most popular route, (Los Angeles - Amsterdam Schiphol) is currently priced at $404.

What are the most reliable airlines from California to Amsterdam?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from California to Amsterdam consider choosing Singapore Airlines (100%), KLM (90%) or Air France (90%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What are the most popular routes from California to Amsterdam?

While some choose either San Francisco - Amsterdam Schiphol or Ontario - Amsterdam Schiphol, Los Angeles - Amsterdam Schiphol is the most popular route from California to Amsterdam.

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COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Amsterdam from California?

Information is based on travel restrictions from California to Amsterdam Schiphol

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from California 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 California 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.


Do I need a test to fly back to California from Amsterdam?

Returning to California from Amsterdam Schiphol

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Amsterdam Schiphol must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to California.

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

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Departure points for flights from California to Amsterdam

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Destination information for Amsterdam

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from California to Amsterdam.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = €0.86
Flight duration from California to AMS
10h 35m
Average temperature for October in Amsterdam
57.2 °F

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Top 10 airlines flying from California to Amsterdam Schiphol

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from California to Amsterdam choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Norwegian
$283 $667 No cancel fee 74%
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
$294 $680 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$307 $1,034 No cancel fee 71%
SAS
$348 $951 No cancel fee 77%
Finnair
$398 $609 No cancel fee 76%
Air Canada
$450 $958 No cancel fee 67%
United Airlines
$453 $1,125 No cancel fee 69%
British Airways
$466 $774 No cancel fee 70%
SWISS
$476 $791 No cancel fee 79%
Icelandair
$494 $1,392 No cancel fee 76%
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