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Fares from $304 One Way, $628 Round Trip from San Francisco to Amsterdam

Prices starting at $628 for return flights and $304 for one-way flights to Amsterdam were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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More About Flying To Amsterdam from San Francisco

Route Information for Flights from San Francisco to Amsterdam

Origin Airport IATA CodeSJC
Destination Airport IATA CodeAMS
Distance5459 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesKLM, Air France, Delta Air Lines, Virgin Atlantic
Earliest Flight Arrival5:30PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival5:30PM UTC

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San Francisco International Airport Information

The San Francisco International Airport (Highway 101 near the junction of Highway 380) is the primary commercial passenger airport serving San Francisco and the surrounding areas. The airport hosts most international and domestic airlines offering cheap flights from San Francisco. You can also use Orbitz.com to book an alternate flight out of Oakland International Airport (1 Oakland Drive, Oakland) or San Jose International Airport (2065 Airport Boulevard, San Jose).

Parking at San Francisco International Airport

San Francisco International's parking garages are a 10-minute walk or less from the gates, and there is free shuttle service from the long-term lots. Parking costs anywhere from $18 to $38 per day, depending on the option you choose. If you've used Orbitz.com to book your discount flights, you may have saved enough to justify spending the extra money to use the airport's valet parking service.

Ground Transportation Information

A taxi, limousine or shared-ride van to the airport will cost anywhere from $17 to $40. Factor in plenty of extra travel time for the 13-mile ride, as rush-hour traffic can be brutal. You can also use the public BART system or the SamTrans public bus service, both of which will cost you less than $10. Don't forget to use Orbitz.com before you leave to book a rental car in your destination city.

Restaurant Options at the Airport

The San Francisco airport has roughly 50 eateries where you can grab a coffee or have a light meal. Most of the restaurants and cafes are located within the terminals past the security checkpoint, but there are a few restaurants before you reach the security gates. Have a great flight to your final destination, and don't forget to use Orbitz.com the next time you're looking for cheap flights from San Francisco.

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol Information

Book cheap flights to Amsterdam at Orbitz.com with easy-to-use flight search technology. Let Orbitz search airline information for a flight that fits your needs and your budget. Located just over five miles southwest of Amsterdam in Haarlemmermeer, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is the main international airport of the Netherlands. Many airlines fly in and out of Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, including Air Berlin, Austrian Airlines, Norwegian Air, United Airlines, and many more.

Transportation at Airport

Transportation is conveniently arranged at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, with a railway by Nederlandse Spoorwegen offered under the passenger terminal. A bus stop is located outside of the terminal for easy access. Enjoy rental car services available at the Schiphol Plaza, just beyond the arrivals plaza, including Avis, Budget, Europcar, and more. Book ahead with Orbitz.com to ensure the car of your choice. The Schiphol Travel Taxi service is also available in front of the departure hall for private or combined transportation.

Weather in Amsterdam

Weather in Amsterdam is quite comfortable for travelers due to mild temperatures. August is the warmest month, as average highs reach 72°F. January is the coldest, with the average high being 42°F. August to April is the best time to visit Amsterdam, as these months offer more sunny days. Rain is common in the area, however, so be sure to pack a light raincoat or umbrella.

Main Attractions in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is known for its quaint atmosphere and old-world charm. The Vondelpark and Artis Zoo are great locations for a family-friendly day in the sun. Amsterdam is a haven for architectural aficionados, with such landmarks as the Royal Palace, Begijnhof, and Oude Kerk. For a day on the water, enjoy a canal tour along one of the four main canals of the city, including Keizersgracht, Prinsengracht, Singel, and Herengracht. Trust Orbitz.com to find flights to Amsterdam with the click of a button.

Flights from San Francisco to Amsterdam - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from San Francisco to Amsterdam?

Yep, KLM flies nonstop from San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) to Amsterdam (AMS-Schiphol), so you'll be touching down and starting your fantastic adventure in no time at all.

What is the shortest flight from San Francisco to Amsterdam?

It's a long way from San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) to Amsterdam (AMS-Schiphol) — 10 hours and 20 minutes at least. But your time in the air doesn't have to be torture. Be prepared and step on the plane with the essentials like some toiletries and an eye mask.

What airlines fly from San Francisco (and vicinity) to Amsterdam (and vicinity) most frequently?

Book your San Francisco (and vicinity) to Amsterdam (and vicinity) trip with a KLM flight. With 21 every month, this airline offers the most flights along this route.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Amsterdam?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Amsterdam have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Amsterdam with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Amsterdam without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.