The cheapest times to fly from CMH to AMS are

  • August 20th to September 9th (except the week of August 27th)
  • September 24th to April 1st (except the weeks of October 1st, October 15th, and December 17th)

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 CMH to AMS is early November. Prices can be as high as $1616 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $743 for Tuesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Amsterdam

Flying from Columbus, OH (CMH) to Amsterdam (AMS) will usually cost between $768 to $1413 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $766. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1481. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $715 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $985 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CMH to AMS flight.

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

CMH to AMS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CMH to AMS flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Columbus. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to AMS, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into CMH. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Amsterdam, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Columbus. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $71 (7%) 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 $981. Return trip prices are from the AMS to CMH 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 CMH to AMS can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 13 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 CMH to AMS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Duesseldorf Airport (DUS) in Dusseldorf

  • 111 miles (179 km) away from AMS
  • Usually 36.85% less expensive than AMS
  • 1-layover flights available

See CMH to DUS flights


Flight Hacking CMH to AMS

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 CMH to AMS — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (CMH > JFK > AMS)

  • Price for both tickets: $634
  • Average savings: $352 (35.69%)

See CMH to JFK flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (CMH > LGA > AMS)

  • Price for both tickets: $639
  • Average savings: $346 (35.13%)

See CMH to LGA flights

Hack #3: Newark, NJ (CMH > EWR > AMS)

  • Price for both tickets: $669
  • Average savings: $317 (32.13%)

See CMH to EWR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 20 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, SAS, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Schiphol Airport to John Glenn Columbus International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4017 miles or 6465 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CMH to AMS flight is about 8 hour 13 minutes.

How many flights go between Columbus, OH and Amsterdam?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 67 available flights from CMH to AMS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CMH
Origination airport name John Glenn Columbus International Airport
City Columbus, OH
Country the United States
Latitude 40
Longitude -82.9

Return Airport

Destination code AMS
Destination airport name Schiphol Airport
City Amsterdam
Country the Netherlands
Latitude 52.3
Longitude 4.8


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