Cheap flights from California to Amsterdam (AMS)

LAX — AMS
Aug 13 — Aug 201

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 50 days in advance, which can save you up to 41% on flights from California to Amsterdam compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 50 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 $1,029. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,231.

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

March can be a great time to fly to Amsterdam from California with a flight ticket averaging about $835. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of March for as cheap as $408. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June.

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.

Cheap flights from California to Amsterdam in August, September 2022

The best prices found for California to AMS flights for August, September
Sep 20 - Oct 18
SFO

San Francisco

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

1 stop

20h 10m
AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

27h 00m
$550

Scandinavian Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/5/22

Sep 29 - Oct 11
LAX

Los Angeles

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

1 stop

32h 25m
AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

23h 35m
$565

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/5/22

Sep 29 - Oct 16
LAX

Los Angeles

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

1 stop

32h 25m
AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

21h 35m
$575

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/5/22

California to Amsterdam 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Amsterdam from California found for this year
Nov 13 - Nov 21
SFO

San Francisco

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

1 stop

33h 15m
AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

19h 55m
$490

Scandinavian Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/6/22

Oct 9 - Oct 20
SFO

San Francisco

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

1 stop

32h 20m
AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

32h 30m
$495

Scandinavian Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/7/22

Oct 9 - Oct 25
SFO

San Francisco

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

1 stop

32h 20m
AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

27h 00m
$499

Scandinavian Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/6/22

Cheap Vueling flights from California to Amsterdam

Jan 17 - Jan 31
LAX

Los Angeles

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

1 stop

29h 40m
AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

18h 55m
$487

Vueling

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/6/22

Jan 24 - Feb 7
LAX

Los Angeles

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

1 stop

17h 00m
AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

18h 55m
$507

Vueling

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/6/22

Jan 19 - Jan 26
LAX

Los Angeles

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

1 stop

29h 40m
AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

18h 55m
$508

Vueling

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/7/22

Cheap Air Canada flights from California to Amsterdam

Dec 24 - Jan 19
SMF

Sacramento Intl

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

2 stops

33h 05m
AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

SMF

Sacramento Intl

2 stops

36h 21m
$718

Air Canada

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

Dec 24 - Jan 16
SMF

Sacramento Intl

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

2 stops

33h 05m
AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

SMF

Sacramento Intl

2 stops

36h 21m
$768

Air Canada

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

Feb 1 - Mar 7
SMF

Sacramento Intl

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

2 stops

19h 35m
AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

SMF

Sacramento Intl

2 stops

16h 36m
$795

Air Canada

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/7/22

Non-stop flights to Amsterdam from California

Save time with California to Amsterdam direct flight deals
Sep 20 - Sep 27
LAX

Los Angeles

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

Nonstop

10h 20m
AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

11h 00m
$907

KLM

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/5/22

Jan 30 - Mar 6
SFO

San Francisco

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

Nonstop

10h 10m
AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

11h 00m
$907

KLM

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/7/22

Sep 25 - Oct 4
LAX

Los Angeles

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

Nonstop

10h 20m
AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

11h 00m
$909

KLM

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/6/22

Last minute flights from California to Amsterdam

Late deals on return flights to Amsterdam from California, departing today and this week
Aug 18 - Aug 28
LAX

Los Angeles

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

1 stop

20h 50m
AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

21h 00m
$729

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/5/22

Aug 15 - Sep 6
SFO

San Francisco

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

1 stop

15h 35m
AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

27h 00m
$825

Scandinavian Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/6/22

Aug 14 - Sep 13
SFO

San Francisco

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

1 stop

37h 55m
AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

21h 15m
$833

Turkish Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/5/22

One-way flights to Amsterdam from California

The cheapest one-way flights from California to Amsterdam
Aug 31
LAX

Los Angeles

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

1 stop

15h 20m
$193

Scandinavian Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/6/22

Dec 10
LAX

Los Angeles

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

1 stop

15h 30m
$229

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/7/22

Oct 6
LAX

Los Angeles

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

1 stop

32h 25m
$230

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/7/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about California to Amsterdam flights.

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 Scandinavian Airlines 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 Vueling for just $487, but on average you can expect to pay $511.

Are there nonstop flights from California to Amsterdam for under $1,000 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from California to Amsterdam under $1,000. A good price for a nonstop flight from California to Amsterdam is less than $984.

Are there last-minute flights available from California to Amsterdam for under $800?

There are currently 20+ open flights from California to Amsterdam within the next 7 days for less than $800.

What days are nonstop flights available from California to Amsterdam?

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

How popular is this California to Amsterdam flight route?

Flights from California to Amsterdam Schiphol have been viewed 39 times in the past calendar month.

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

4 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 $487, Vueling can have you in Amsterdam from California in 29h 40m. 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 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.

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: American Airlines, Air Canada or Alaska Airlines.

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 (50%) or Air France (50%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What are the cheapest flights from California to Amsterdam?

On average you can expect to pay $3,269 for a flight from California to Amsterdam. The cheapest flight overall is $352 while the most popular route, (Los Angeles - Amsterdam Schiphol) is currently priced at $485.

Departure points for flights from California to Amsterdam

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Top 10 airlines flying from California to Amsterdam

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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$11Average$19FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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Alaska AirlinesCheapest$14Average$1,234FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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Virgin AtlanticCheapest$136Average$648FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time72%COVID-19 safety
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NorwegianCheapest$283Average$667FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$305Average$1,037FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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British AirwaysCheapest$305Average$1,044FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time70%COVID-19 safety
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IberiaCheapest$322Average$690FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%COVID-19 safety
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FinnairCheapest$342Average$528FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time76%COVID-19 safety
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TAP AIR PORTUGALCheapest$368Average$493FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Air CanadaCheapest$459Average$919FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from California to Amsterdam

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