Cheap flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Amsterdam (AMS)

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The best prices from San Francisco to Amsterdam Schiphol are usually found in February or January, booked 42 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to Amsterdam (AMS)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to AMS flight in 2021: compare San Francisco to Amsterdam flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Amsterdam.
SFO - AMS
Price
$654 - $1,027
AMS
Temperature
42.8 - 68 °F

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$654

From San Francisco to Amsterdam Schiphol

One-way from

$362

One-way flight from San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Amsterdam?

Travelers have found that booking a Sunday departure is the best way to save up to 14% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 41 days in advance, which can save you up to 24% on flights from San Francisco to Amsterdam compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 41 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 $863. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $999.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to Amsterdam?

Flights from San Francisco to Amsterdam lean towards being more expensive in July. Prices are generally better when you fly from San Francisco to Amsterdam in February, with the cheapest ticket starting at $543.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Amsterdam (SFO - AMS)?

When flying from San Francisco to Amsterdam, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 30% versus a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Amsterdam in September, October 2021

The best prices found for SFO to AMS flights for September, October
8 Oct - 5 Nov
$329pp
SFO
San Francisco
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
8 Oct - 5 Nov
$334pp
SFO
San Francisco
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
1 Oct - 22 Oct
$336pp
SFO
San Francisco
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Amsterdam 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Amsterdam from San Francisco found for this year
8 Oct - 5 Nov
$329pp
SFO
San Francisco
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
8 Oct - 5 Nov
$334pp
SFO
San Francisco
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
1 Oct - 22 Oct
$336pp
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 San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Amsterdam direct flight deals
14 Dec - 5 Jan
$541pp
SFO
San Francisco
KLM
Non-Stop
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
KLM
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
15 Dec - 10 Jan
$542pp
SFO
San Francisco
KLM
Non-Stop
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
KLM
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
6 Oct - 30 Oct
$543pp
SFO
San Francisco
KLM
Non-Stop
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
KLM
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Amsterdam

Late deals on round-trip flights to Amsterdam from San Francisco, departing today and this week
28 Sep - 4 Oct
$636pp
SFO
San Francisco
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
27 Sep - 11 Oct
$641pp
SFO
San Francisco
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
27 Sep - 5 Oct
$673pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Schiphol from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Amsterdam
7:30 am - 1:00 pm
SAS
2 Stops
44h 30m
SFO - AMS
SAS
$362
Fareboom
10:15 am - 9:30 am
WestJet
2 Stops
38h 15m
SFO - AMS
WestJet
12:20 pm - 8:00 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
34h 40m
SFO - AMS
Multiple Airlines
$389
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Amsterdam

What airports do I use to fly from San Francisco to Amsterdam?

You will need to book a flight from San Francisco to Amsterdam Schiphol if you want to fly from San Francisco to Amsterdam. At least 19 different airlines have flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Schiphol (AMS) on a regular basis. There is 1 flight to Amsterdam from the San Francisco airport per day. If you manage to book one that is nonstop, then you can expect the flight time from SFO to AMS to be around 10h 15m.

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

KLM, Lufthansa, and United 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.

Are flight prices decreasing from San Francisco to Amsterdam due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both San Francisco and Amsterdam for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Amsterdam for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Amsterdam for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on TAP AIR PORTUGAL for just $329, but on average you can expect to pay $349.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to Amsterdam under $600. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Amsterdam is less than $627.

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

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

How popular is this San Francisco to Amsterdam flight route?

This flight path from San Francisco to Amsterdam Schiphol was viewed by 143 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

According to our current data, TAP AIR PORTUGAL ($329), and British Airways ($382) offers the cheapest pricing from San Francisco to Amsterdam. Users have found that TAP AIR PORTUGAL is 59% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Amsterdam from San Francisco?

Information is based on travel restrictions from San Francisco to Amsterdam Schiphol

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco 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 San Francisco are not required to quarantine after entering Amsterdam Schiphol.

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Do I need a test to fly back to San Francisco from Amsterdam?

Returning to San Francisco 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 San Francisco.

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

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Alternative routes for San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Amsterdam.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = €0.86
Average temperature for September in Amsterdam
62.6 °F

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Amsterdam

Top 10 airlines flying from San Francisco to Amsterdam Schiphol

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco 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
Finnair
$425 $593 No cancel fee 76%
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
$294 $680 No cancel fee N/A
British Airways
$480 $779 No cancel fee 70%
SAS
$495 $780 No cancel fee 77%
Turkish Airlines
$598 $792 No cancel fee 77%
American Airlines
$307 $809 No cancel fee 71%
Aer Lingus
$558 $828 No cancel fee N/A
Icelandair
$494 $834 No cancel fee 76%
SWISS
$589 $836 No cancel fee 79%
Air Canada
$450 $931 No cancel fee 67%

Hourly flight availability from San Francisco to Amsterdam

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