The cheapest times to fly from AMS to ESB are

  • September 10th to March 25th (except the weeks of December 17th and December 24th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from AMS to ESB is early to mid January. Prices can be as high as $719 for Saturday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $153 for Monday flights around early to mid January.


When to Fly to Ankara

Flying from Amsterdam (AMS) to Ankara (ESB) will usually cost between $173 to $570 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid January with an average ticket price of $173. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $671. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $498 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $283 can be considered a good price for a round-trip AMS to ESB flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the AMS to ESB route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

AMS to ESB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the AMS to ESB flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Amsterdam. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Ankara, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Amsterdam. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $19 (6%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $297. Return trip prices are from the ESB to AMS flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from AMS to ESB can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 49 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking AMS to ESB

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from AMS to ESB — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Istanbul (AMS > IST > ESB)

  • Price for both tickets: $253
  • Average savings: $31 (10.78%)

See AMS to SAW flights

Hack #2: Istanbul (AMS > SAW > ESB)

  • Price for both tickets: $262
  • Average savings: $21 (7.42%)

See AMS to IST flights

Hack #3: London (AMS > STN > ESB)

  • Price for both tickets: $282
  • Average savings: $1 (0.35%)

See AMS to STN flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from AMS to ESB? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Baltic, Alitalia, Austrian, CSA, Eurowings, LOT, Lufthansa, Onur Air, Pegasus, Royal Air Maroc, SAS, SunExpress, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Esenboga Airport to Schiphol Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1575 miles or 2535 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from AMS to ESB?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop AMS to ESB flight is about 3 hour 49 minutes.

How many flights go between Amsterdam and Ankara?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 53 available flights from AMS to ESB.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeAMS
Origination airport nameSchiphol Airport
Countrythe Netherlands

Return Airport

Destination codeESB
Destination airport nameEsenboga Airport


Other Resources

Please note that while we’ve worked hard to analyzed tens of millions of flights to get you this data, we do not calculate current live prices or guarantee pricing. Please see our partners using the links above for current offers.