Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Amsterdam (AMS)

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The best prices from Chicago to Amsterdam Schiphol are usually found in January or February, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Wednesday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Amsterdam (AMS)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to AMS flight in 2021: compare Chicago to Amsterdam flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Amsterdam.
CHI - AMS
Price
$584 - $899
AMS
Temperature
35.6 - 60.8 °F
AMS
Precipitation
1.2 - 3.9 inches

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 22% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$584

From Chicago (CHI) to Amsterdam Schiphol

One-way from

$305

One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) to Amsterdam Schiphol

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Chicago to Amsterdam?

Leaving on a Sunday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 11% on the overall cost on flights from Chicago to Amsterdam.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Chicago to Amsterdam, book at least 58 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 30% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $786 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $912.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Amsterdam (CHI - AMS)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Chicago to Amsterdam in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 21% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Amsterdam in October, November 2021

The best prices found for CHI to AMS flights for October, November
26 Nov - 4 Dec
$375pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
SAS
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
SAS
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
15 Nov - 22 Nov
$376pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
SAS
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
SAS
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
15 Nov - 22 Nov
$390pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
SAS
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
SAS
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Amsterdam 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Amsterdam from Chicago found for this year
29 Dec - 11 Jan
$358pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
SAS
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
SAS
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
29 Dec - 11 Jan
$361pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
SAS
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
SAS
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
29 Dec - 11 Jan
$372pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
SAS
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
SAS
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Amsterdam from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Amsterdam direct flight deals
27 Feb - 9 Mar
$477pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
KLM
Non-Stop
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
KLM
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
27 Dec - 11 Jan
$478pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
7 Jan - 1 Apr
$512pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
KLM
Non-Stop
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
KLM
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Amsterdam

Late deals on round-trip flights to Amsterdam from Chicago, departing today and this week
28 Oct - 12 Nov
$394pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
28 Oct - 6 Nov
$418pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
26 Oct - 4 Nov
$491pp
MDW
Chicago Midway
KLM
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
KLM
 
1 STOP
MDW
Chicago Midway

One-way flights to Schiphol from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Amsterdam
2:30 pm - 9:10 am
SWISS
1 Stop
11h 40m
ORD - AMS
SWISS
$305
StudentUniverse
11:45 am - 5:25 pm
Iberia
1 Stop
22h 40m
ORD - AMS
Iberia
$358
SnapTravelAir
5:15 pm - 12:00 pm
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
1 Stop
11h 45m
ORD - AMS
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
$440
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Amsterdam

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

If you book a flight to Amsterdam from Chicago, you will be flying to Schiphol, which is the city’s only airport. Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) is located 7.1 mi from the center of Amsterdam. There are 7 flights from Chicago to Schiphol per day from 17 different airlines.

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

Icelandair, Aer Lingus, and KLM 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 Chicago to Amsterdam for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Amsterdam for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on SAS for just $355, but on average you can expect to pay $370.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Amsterdam for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Amsterdam under $500. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Amsterdam is less than $563.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Amsterdam for under $400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Amsterdam within the next 7 days for less than $400.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Chicago to Amsterdam round-trip?

Flying on SAS is currently your cheapest option to Amsterdam, with prices starting at $355. Another option worth looking into is TAP AIR PORTUGAL, starting at $394 round trip. SAS is priced at 49% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Chicago to Amsterdam one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Chicago to Amsterdam are SWISS ($305), Iberia ($358), and TAP AIR PORTUGAL ($406).

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Amsterdam?

On average you can expect to pay $1,697 for a flight from Chicago to Amsterdam. The cheapest flight overall is $249 while the most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Amsterdam Schiphol) is currently priced at $357.

What are the most reliable airlines from Chicago to Amsterdam?

Before booking your flight to Amsterdam from Chicago, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: KLM (89%), Air France (89%), Delta( 89%).

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

The most popular airlines flying from Chicago to Amsterdam are Major Airline, American Airlines and Air Canada. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Amsterdam, Netherlands

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from Chicago to Amsterdam Schiphol

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago 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 Chicago 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 Chicago from Amsterdam?

Returning to Chicago 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 Chicago.

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

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Alternative routes for Chicago to Amsterdam

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Amsterdam

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Amsterdam.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = €0.87
Average temperature for October in Amsterdam
57.2 °F

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Amsterdam

Top 10 airlines flying from Chicago to Amsterdam Schiphol

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago 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
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
$332 $471 No cancel fee N/A
Icelandair
$385 $716 No cancel fee 76%
SAS
$394 $649 No cancel fee 77%
Air Canada
$448 $974 No cancel fee 67%
American Airlines
$466 $841 No cancel fee 71%
British Airways
$486 $930 No cancel fee 70%
Aer Lingus
$489 $756 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$501 $968 No cancel fee 69%
SWISS
$522 $762 No cancel fee 79%
Delta
$540 $1,078 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Amsterdam

See what time of day planes typically take off from Chicago towards Amsterdam.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 100% of CHI to AMS departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of CHI to AMS departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 0% of CHI to AMS departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of CHI to AMS departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Amsterdam
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Chicago to Amsterdam.
Sunday
8 daily flights
Monday
8 daily flights
Tuesday
8 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
8 daily flights
Friday
8 daily flights
Saturday
8 daily flights
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