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Origin Airport IATA CodeAMS
Destination Airport IATA CodeCPT
Number Of Flight Options1
Average Flight Time10 hours 20 mins

Helpful Amsterdam to Cape Town (AMS - CPT) Flight Information

Traveling From Amsterdam
Origin Airport IATA Code AMS
Traveling To Cape Town
Destination Airport IATA Code CPT
Number of Airlines Serving 3
Available Airlines
Distance 9687 km
Direct Flight Time 11 20
Flight Price

FAQs about flights from Amsterdam to Cape Town

Is it possible to fly from Amsterdam to Cape Town right now?

Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor provides essential info about travelling from Amsterdam to Cape Town in these uncertain times. There's everything from health guidelines to flying restrictions, as well as a wealth of other important info you should know about before you plan a flight.

Is there a direct flight between Amsterdam and Cape Town?

Heard great reports about KLM? Then you'll be glad to learn that it's one of the 1 airline companies that fly directly from Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Cape Town Airport (CPT-Cape Town Intl.).

How long is a direct flight from Amsterdam to Cape Town?

From the moment you take to the air in Amsterdam to the second you touch down in Cape Town, you will have travelled 6,027 miles over an average of 11 hours and 20 minutes. With a direct flight, you'll get your trip off to the best start possible.

Can I cancel my flight booking to Cape Town due to COVID-19?

As an Ebookers customer, you may be eligible for a no-change-fee cancellation for your Cape Town booking and a credit that you can use for another flight. Your account is the place to go to see if your reservation has this flexibility. If you have any more questions, our Customer Service Portal is here to help.

What are the best airports for Amsterdam to Cape Town flights?

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is probably where you'll be leaving from if you're travelling from Amsterdam to Cape Town. Need to know where you'll be flying into? There's every chance it'll be Cape Town Airport (CPT-Cape Town Intl.).

What are some of the most popular airlines flying from Amsterdam to Cape Town?

Travelling is personal and the airline you pick can make all the difference to your overall flight experience. If you're flying from Amsterdam to Cape Town, here are a few of the most popular carriers:

  • Emirates with 30 flights every month.
  • KLM with 21 flights every month.
  • Qatar Airways with 21 flights every month.
  • Lufthansa with 13 flights every month.
How many flights are there from Amsterdam to Cape Town?

A world of wonder and excitement is waiting for you in Cape Town. Get your exciting adventure underway by booking one of the 3 flights which run each day from Amsterdam to Cape Town.

Is it possible to fly on an airline that employs social distancing and other COVID-19 measures?

Getting to your destination comfortably and confidently is as important as having a great holiday once you get there. Take the stress out of flying by choosing British Airways, Comair or Emirates. They all employ social distancing rules and have COVID-19 measures in place, which may be capped capacity flights and keeping the middle seat empty.

What are the cheapest days to book a flight?

This is one is easy to remember: Flight Fridays. We found that tickets booked on a Friday resulted in the best deal on average in 2020. However, Wednesdays can be the worst days to purchase plane tickets, as it was the day with the highest average ticket price based on flight demand on ebookers in 2020.

What are the cheapest days to fly?

When analysing flight demand on ebookers in 2020, Monday turned out to be the cheapest day to fly. That's definitely something to consider when booking your next trip! Weekends may seem like the most logical time to start your holiday, but airline tickets were on average more expensive for flights departing on Saturdays, so keep this in mind when planning for your next trip.

*According to flight demand on ebookers.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

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Our advanced search tools and comprehensive filters help you find a flight that fits your budget. To search for cheap flights, just enter your travel dates and sort your results by price. With all available tickets listed lowest price first, it’s easy to select the one that’s easiest on your wallet.  

To find the cheapest flights from Amsterdam to Cape Town, you can also travel outside peak season. The more flexible you can be on travel dates, the easier it is to find those cheap flight tickets. We know, for example, that the cheapest time to travel between Amsterdam to Cape Town is . In the current list of deals available, prices start at and can rise to for return flights.  

Find the best flight from Amsterdam to Cape Town  

Every day between Amsterdam and Cape Town, 3 flights from 3 airlines jet back and forth. And with ebookers, you can book tickets for any one of those flights. If you book a direct flight with KLM, Air France, Delta Air Lines, you’ll arrive safely in your destination in around 11hours. If you can think of a quicker way to cover the 9687 km between null and null, let us know! 

Flights from Amsterdam to Cape Town — a great choice on great deals 

We only need a little information to give you a lot of choice. Just tell us when you’re planning your family holiday, long weekend, luxury getaway or quick business trip, and we’ll do the rest. And to keep your choice-making easy, we’ve given you plenty of ways to narrow down your search. Choose one-way, roundtrip or multi city flights, select your preferred airline, your time of arrival and departure and cabin class using the filters.  

Once you’ve told us what you want, we’ll show you what’s on offer. All you need to do is take your pick and start packing.  

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We want the experience of booking your flight from Amsterdam to Cape Town to be as simple as possible. That’s why we designed our search and filter options to make your life easy. Whether you are travelling on business or for pleasure, ebookers has you covered. 

When you’re ready to book, our service is always fast and transparent. We know plans change, so we have a range of flexible booking options. Choose between refundable bookings and flights with no charges should you need to rearrange and travel stress-free. 

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Place to stay after flight from Amsterdam to Cape Town

Victoria & Alfred Hotel

Victoria & Alfred Hotel

4 out of 5
On the Waterfront Pierhead, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town, Western Cape
The price is £64 per night from 25 Jul to 25 Jul
Located in Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, this spa hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Nobel Square and Two Oceans Aquarium. V&A Waterfront and Cape Town Stadium ...
4.3/5Excellent! (12 reviews)
"Location excellent, friendly and helpful staff, but the air con at the room was so noisy & couldn't get it shut down, it was difficult to sleep. Beds could have been more comfy too. Nice breakfast buffet, but omelette cost extra."

Reviewed on 27 Oct 2018

Victoria & Alfred Hotel
Taj Cape Town

Taj Cape Town

5 out of 5
1 Wale Street, corner St Georges Mall, Cape Town, Western Cape
The price is £109 per night from 25 Jul to 25 Jul
This family-friendly Cape Town hotel is located near the airport, just steps away from St. Georges Mall and Long Street. Kloof Street and Castle of Good Hope ...
4.8/5Exceptional! (10 reviews)
A World Apart
"We were booked into another hotel for one night by another tour company having travelled to Cape Town by cruise on the QM2. The hotel we had been booked into was "the pits". We decided to extend our holiday and made a new booking online in this hotel. The hotels were a World apart. Beautiful building, ..."

Reviewed on 3 Feb 2014

Taj Cape Town
Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront, Cape Town

Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront, Cape Town

5 out of 5
Beach Road Granger Bay, Cape Town, Western Cape
The price is £92 per night from 28 Jul to 28 Jul
Located in Mouille Point, this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Cape Town Stadium, Two Oceans Aquarium and Green Point Park. Camps Bay Beach and Table Mountain ...
4.3/5Excellent! (3 reviews)
Excellent location
"Very friendly and welcoming staff, overall very good and would recommend; you can't beat the location and the food was very good if you wanted to eat at the hotel."

Reviewed on 24 Dec 2013

Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront, Cape Town

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One&Only Cape Town

One&Only Cape Town

5 out of 5
Dock Road, V & A Waterfront, Cape Town, Western Cape
The price is £695 per night from 23 Aug to 23 Aug
This family-friendly Cape Town hotel is located on the waterfront, within a 15-minute walk of Two Oceans Aquarium and V&A Waterfront. Cape Town International ...
4.8/5Exceptional! (6 reviews)
"Location can’t be beaten. Staff could be better, need training"

Reviewed on 27 Oct 2019

One&Only Cape Town
Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel, Cape Town

Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel, Cape Town

5 out of 5
76 Orange Street, Cape Town, Western Cape
The price is £233 per night from 15 Aug to 15 Aug
This family-friendly Cape Town hotel is located near the airport, within a 15-minute walk of Company's Garden and South African Jewish Museum. Greenmarket Square ...
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
"Afternoon tea was very nice - the Belmond Mount Nelson blend was excellent"

Reviewed on 18 Dec 2019

Mount Nelson, A Belmond Hotel, Cape Town
Cape Town Marriott Hotel Crystal Towers

Cape Town Marriott Hotel Crystal Towers

5 out of 5
Corner Century Boulevard & Rialto Road, Century City, Cape Town, Western Cape
The price is £73 per night from 30 Jul to 30 Jul
This family-friendly Cape Town hotel is located in the entertainment district, within 3 mi (5 km) of Canal Walk Shopping Centre and Milnerton Golf Club.
5/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)
"The hotel was great good location staff great bed not very comfortable"

Reviewed on 26 Dec 2018

Cape Town Marriott Hotel Crystal Towers
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