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

CHI — AMS
May 30 — Jun 61

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 Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from Chicago to Amsterdam

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to AMS flight in 2022: 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

Rainfall

1.2 - 3.9 inches

Popular inJulyHigh demand for flights, 22% potential price rise
Cheapest inJanuaryBest time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop
Round-trip from$584From Chicago (CHI) to Amsterdam Schiphol
One-way from$334One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) to Amsterdam Schiphol

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 17% 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 23% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Amsterdam in May, June 2022

The best prices found for CHI to AMS flights for May, June
May 25 - May 30
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

1 stop

19h 15m
AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

17h 45m
$389

Scandinavian Airlines

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Deal found 5/24/22

May 25 - May 30
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

2 stops

19h 25m
AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

17h 45m
$393

Scandinavian Airlines

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Deal found 5/24/22

May 25 - May 30
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

2 stops

19h 25m
AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

14h 05m
$396

Scandinavian Airlines

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Deal found 5/24/22

Chicago to Amsterdam 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Amsterdam from Chicago found for this year
Sep 17 - Oct 1
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

1 stop

14h 45m
AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

23h 25m
$384

Scandinavian Airlines

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Deal found 5/24/22

Aug 22 - Sep 1
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

2 stops

19h 25m
AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

24h 25m
$387

Scandinavian Airlines

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Deal found 5/23/22

Sep 11 - Sep 16
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

2 stops

19h 25m
AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

24h 25m
$388

Scandinavian Airlines

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Deal found 5/25/22

Cheap KLM flights from Chicago to Amsterdam

Sep 19 - Sep 29
MDW

Chicago Midway

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

1 stop

9h 25m
AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

12h 21m
$531

KLM

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Deal found 5/25/22

Aug 24 - Sep 29
MDW

Chicago Midway

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

1 stop

9h 36m
AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

13h 38m
$534

KLM

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Deal found 5/22/22

Aug 15 - Aug 25
MDW

Chicago Midway

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

1 stop

9h 25m
AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

15h 07m
$540

KLM

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Deal found 5/23/22

  • If you’re traveling from Chicago to Amsterdam, one of the more common airlines traveling that route is KLM. Flights from KLM traveling this route typically cost $756.95 RT. This price is typically 70% cheaper than other airlines that offer Chicago to Amsterdam flights. When booking this route, the cheapest RT price found was $445. Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport is the most common Chicago airport to take off from when flying to Amsterdam. Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the most popular arrival airport in Amsterdam. When flying from Chicago to Amsterdam, KLM flights are 13% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Cheap Scandinavian Airlines flights from Chicago to Amsterdam

Sep 17 - Oct 1
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

1 stop

14h 45m
AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

23h 25m
$384

Scandinavian Airlines

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Deal found 5/24/22

Aug 22 - Sep 1
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

2 stops

19h 25m
AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

24h 25m
$387

Scandinavian Airlines

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Deal found 5/23/22

Sep 11 - Sep 16
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

2 stops

19h 25m
AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

24h 25m
$388

Scandinavian Airlines

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Deal found 5/25/22

  • If you’re traveling from Chicago to Amsterdam, one of the more common airlines traveling that route is Scandinavian Airlines. Flights from Scandinavian Airlines traveling this route typically cost $734.37 RT. This price is typically 52% more expensive than other airlines that offer Chicago to Amsterdam flights. When booking this route, the cheapest RT price found was $466. When traveling from Chicago to Amsterdam on Scandinavian Airlines, the most popular airport to depart from is Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport and the most popular airport to arrive at is Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. When flying from Chicago to Amsterdam, Scandinavian Airlines flights are 10% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Non-stop flights to Amsterdam from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Amsterdam direct flight deals
Sep 18 - Sep 29
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

Nonstop

7h 45m
AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

8h 50m
$525

KLM

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Deal found 5/25/22

Nov 3 - Nov 12
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

Nonstop

7h 40m
AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

9h 00m
$526

KLM

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Deal found 5/24/22

Aug 31 - Sep 5
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

Nonstop

7h 45m
AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

8h 50m
$575

KLM

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Deal found 5/24/22

Last minute flights from Chicago to Amsterdam

Late deals on return flights to Amsterdam from Chicago, departing today and this week
Jun 3 - Sep 27
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

1 stop

12h 00m
AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

8h 50m
$639

KLM

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Deal found 5/23/22

Jun 3 - Sep 27
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

1 stop

10h 59m
AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

13h 59m
$649

KLM

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Deal found 5/23/22

Jun 3 - Sep 27
MDW

Chicago Midway

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

1 stop

9h 42m
AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

MDW

Chicago Midway

1 stop

14h 40m
$649

KLM

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Deal found 5/23/22

One-way flights to Amsterdam Schiphol from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Amsterdam
Aug 29
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

1 stop

13h 35m
$262

TAP AIR PORTUGAL

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Deal found 5/23/22

Aug 22
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

1 stop

13h 35m
$265

TAP AIR PORTUGAL

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Deal found 5/24/22

Aug 15
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

AMS

Amsterdam Schiphol

1 stop

32h 00m
$268

TAP AIR PORTUGAL

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Deal found 5/24/22

Related info for your journey

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

What airports serve Amsterdam from Chicago?

To fly to Amsterdam from Chicago, you depart using O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and land at Amsterdam Schiphol International Airport (AMS). If you live in Chicago, you also have a nearer option—Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW), located 12 miles from the Chicago center. ORD is also not far away—18 miles from the center of Chicago. Both airports serve domestic and international travelers. Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) is a  main airport in the Netherlands and one of the biggest and busiest airports in Europe. It is also the fifth most trafficked airport in Europe. The airport is operated by the Royal Schiphol Group to serve the massive Randstad Metropolitan. If you land here, don't miss riding the Dutch Railway (NS) service that links the airport to Amsterdam Central Station within minutes.

Which airlines fly directly from Chicago to Amsterdam?

There are many nonstop flights from Chicago to Amsterdam. You simply need to choose the airline to use, such as Delta, SWISS, Lufthansa, KLM, United Airlines, and Major airlines. A nonstop flight is expected to take between 7h 45min and 8h 50min. You can also book flights with one or two stopovers, depending on your flexibility. Most one-stop flights are operated by Lufthansa, United Airlines, Delta, Multiple airlines, Aer Lingus, and KLM. The flight duration can vary from one airline to another, depending on the duration of a layover. That means your flight can last between 9h 55min and 16h 20min. Two-stopover flights are fewer and are operated mainly by United Airlines. They may not be available all the time, especially during the holiday season.

What are the layover options between Chicago to Amsterdam?

The layover on your route to Amsterdam from Chicago depends on your airline of choice. For instance, Lufthansa Airlines has a layover in Frankfurt am Main Airport (FRA), while United Airlines has a layover in Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) and FRA. Delta and KLM airlines have layovers in Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW) and John F Kennedy International Airport (JFK), and Aer Lingus has a stopover at Dublin Airport (DUB). United Airlines, which operate two stopovers on this route, has layovers in Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) and Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD).

Do I need visa or passport to fly from Chicago to Amsterdam?

No. You do not need to apply for any visa or passport to visit Amsterdam from Chicago if you are

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?

United Airlines, KLM, and Delta 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 Scandinavian Airlines for just $384, but on average you can expect to pay $399.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Amsterdam under $600. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Amsterdam is less than $641.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Amsterdam for under $700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Amsterdam within the next 7 days for less than $700.

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

Flying on Scandinavian Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Amsterdam, with prices starting at $384. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by TAP AIR PORTUGAL and Icelandair, with the lowest prices starting at $412 and $466, respectively. Scandinavian Airlines is priced at 45% 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 TAP AIR PORTUGAL ($262), Scandinavian Airlines ($270), and Lufthansa ($274).

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.

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: Emirates (80%), Air Canada (77%), United Airlines( 77%).

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Amsterdam?

On average you can expect to pay $1,599 for a flight from Chicago to Amsterdam. The cheapest flight overall is $294 while the most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Amsterdam Schiphol) is currently priced at $384.

Alternative routes for Chicago to Amsterdam

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.
Moline to Amsterdamfrom $1,025 pp
Peoria to Amsterdamfrom $1,219 pp

Top 5 airlines flying from Chicago to Amsterdam

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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$14Average$18FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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TAP AIR PORTUGALCheapest$294Average$379FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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IcelandairCheapest$348Average$544FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time76%COVID-19 safety
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Scandinavian AirlinesCheapest$385Average$480FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%COVID-19 safety
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SWISSCheapest$445Average$757FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time79%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Amsterdam

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Weekly flight availability from Chicago to Amsterdam

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