The cheapest times to fly from AMS to SZX are

  • February 12th to April 8th (except the week of March 19th)
  • April 30th to July 1st (except the week of June 18th)
  • October 29th to December 9th

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 SZX is mid November. Prices can be as high as $1183 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $578 for Tuesday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Shenzhen

Flying from Amsterdam (AMS) to Shenzhen (SZX) will usually cost between $617 to $1160 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $608. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1160. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $552 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $633 can be considered a good price for a round-trip AMS to SZX flight.

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

AMS to SZX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the AMS to SZX flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Amsterdam. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SZX, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into AMS. 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 $37 (4%) 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 $686. Return trip prices are from the SZX 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 SZX can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 19 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from AMS to SZX while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) in Hong Kong

  • 24 miles (39 km) away from SZX
  • Usually 12.32% less expensive than SZX
  • Nonstop flights available

See AMS to HKG flights

Destination alternative #2: Baiyun International Airport (CAN) in Guangzhou

  • 61 miles (98 km) away from SZX
  • Usually 3.00% less expensive than SZX
  • Nonstop flights available

See AMS to CAN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 28 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Alitalia, Asiana, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, CSA, EgyptAir, Etihad, EVA Air, Finnair, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, SAS, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, THAI, Turkish Airlines, Virgin Australia, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Bao’an International Airport to Schiphol Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5739 miles or 9236 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop AMS to SZX flight is about 11 hour 19 minutes.

How many flights go between Amsterdam and Shenzhen?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 62 available flights from AMS to SZX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeAMS
Origination airport nameSchiphol Airport
Countrythe Netherlands

Return Airport

Destination codeSZX
Destination airport nameBao’an International Airport


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