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Flights Amsterdam - Cape Town

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Departure Tue, 04 Apr Return Tue, 11 Apr
AMS Amsterdam
CPT Cape Town
return from 917€
Departure Thu, 13 Apr Return Fri, 21 Apr
AMS Amsterdam
CPT Cape Town
return from 847€
Departure Sat, 22 Apr Return Wed, 26 Apr
AMS Amsterdam
CPT Cape Town
return from 1,144€
Route information
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Currency and cost comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 EUR = 20.14 ZAR
Euro South African Rand
1 ZAR = 0.05 EUR
Last checked on 28 March 2023
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Cape Town are 70% cheaper than in Amsterdam.

Cape Town
Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Cape Town is 52% cheaper than a meal in Amsterdam.

Cape Town
Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Cape Town is 81% cheaper than in Amsterdam.

Cape Town
Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Cape Town is 50% cheaper than in Amsterdam.

Cape Town
Amsterdam airports
  • ( Schiphol (AMS)
    How far from city centre: 2 kms
  • ( Welschap (EIN)
    How far from city centre: 108 kms
  • ( Rotterdam (RTM)
    How far from city centre: 64 kms
Cape Town airports
  • ( Cape Town International Airport (CPT)
    How far from city centre: 18 kms
K Distance: 9689 kms

Find flights from Amsterdam - Cape Town

Are you excited for an amazing trip from Amsterdam to Cape Town? You are in the right place! If you need a little getaway to see a loved one or a comfortable flight for your business trip, the best deal prices and airline carriers are a click away from you. You either are looking for a cheap flight or are in a hurry to find a last-minute ticket, no worries! eDreams will take care of everything you need for a perfect vacation in Cape Town. You will get a large selection of airfares from standard and low cost airlines worldwide and easily book your tickets for this route. Don´t forget to book a hotel and choose a car for your perfect trip as a package. Choose the best-suited flight and fasten your seatbelt, we are flying!

How is COVID-19 currently affecting flights from Amsterdam to Cape Town?
Using the flexible flight ticket, you're guaranteed a refund or a rebooking option (without fees) in case of flight cancellations when travelling to South Africa. At eDreams have you covered!
For flights from Amsterdam to Cape Town, how can I find the cheapest price?
On eDreams we use machine learning to find the most economical flight between Amsterdam and Cape Town. By taking into account the combinations of airlines, stopovers, direct flights as well as the various criteria for the journeys, our search engine allows us to offer our customers the best price under the best conditions.
Is Cape Town more expensive than Amsterdam to visit?
Looking at taxi prices, a ride in Cape Town costs an average of 0.85 EUR euros, 81% cheaper than Amsterdam, with a fare of 4.50 EUR euros, while train tickets cost 69% less in Cape Town: 1.00 EUR euros against 3.20 EUR euros in Amsterdam. Comparing the price of a meal, they range from 7.51 EUR euros in Cape Town, 52% less than the 15.75 EUR euros in Amsterdam. The price of a coffee is approximately 50% cheaper in Cape Town, with an average of 1.61 EUR euros, while in Amsterdam the coffee costs 3.20 EUR.
When booking, when is the best time to do so in order to get the best prices for Amsterdam to Cape Town flights?
The most popular month for flights from Amsterdam to Cape Town are: January, October and September.
When is the best time to travel from Amsterdam to Cape Town?
A good period of the year to visit Cape Town from Amsterdam really depends on lots of personal preferences, price being one of the main criteria When it comes to popularity, December is the best month to fly to Cape Town from Amsterdam, basedd on searches from our customers, followed by February and January. If you prefer to avoid the busy season and get away from the crowds May, September and October are the months with fewer searches for the route Amsterdam -  Cape Town.
What is the duration of a flight from Amsterdam to Cape Town?
Flight time, on average, from Amsterdam to Cape Town is usually 13:34 hours on average, at an average distance of 10,135 km, for flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
What is the weather like in Cape Town compared to Amsterdam?
The average temperature in Amsterdam the average temperature is 30.44 degrees in summer, with precipitation around 6.0 mm , Cape Town's temperatures reach 28.98 during the hot season, with 9.0 average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 4.54 degrees in Cape Town, compared to the -2.89 average degrees reported in Amsterdam. During the winter period, Amsterdam can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Cape Town have an average of 12.0 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between Amsterdam and Cape Town?
The most common route form Amsterdam to Cape Town is: Schiphol (AMS) to Cape Town International Airport (CPT). These airlines fly this route:
  • Klm Royal Dutch Airlines.
  • Air France.
  • Delta Air Lines.
The airlines that fly indirectly from Amsterdam to Cape Town are:
The airlines that fly indirectly from Amsterdam to Cape Town are:
  • Lufthansa, stopping in Frankfurt for 60 minutes at least.
  • South African Airways, with 65 minutes stop in Frankfurt.
  • Kenya Airways, with 470 minutes scale in Nairobi.
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