The cheapest times to fly from AMS to SAW are

  • September 10th to March 25th (except the weeks of October 15th, 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 SAW is early to mid January. Prices can be as high as $615 for Saturday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $105 for Tuesday flights around early to mid January.


When to Fly to Istanbul

Flying from Amsterdam (AMS) to Istanbul (SAW) will usually cost between $126 to $529 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 $121. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $607. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $486 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $229 can be considered a good price for a round-trip AMS to SAW flight.

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

AMS to SAW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the AMS to SAW 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 $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $35 (12%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $246. Return trip prices are from the SAW 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 SAW can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 30 minutes may be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from AMS to SAW while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Ataturk Airport (IST) in Istanbul

  • 27 miles (43 km) away from SAW
  • Usually 18.60% less expensive than SAW
  • Nonstop flights available

See AMS to IST flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Arabia Maroc, Air Baltic, Air France, Air Serbia, Alitalia, Austrian, Belavia, CSA, Eurowings, Level, Lufthansa, Onur Air, Pegasus, Royal Air Maroc, SAS, SunExpress, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Sabiha Gokcen Airport to Schiphol Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1396 miles or 2247 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop AMS to SAW flight is about 3 hour 30 minutes.

How many flights go between Amsterdam and Istanbul?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 27 available flights from AMS to SAW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeAMS
Origination airport nameSchiphol Airport
Countrythe Netherlands

Return Airport

Destination codeSAW
Destination airport nameSabiha Gokcen Airport


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