The cheapest times to fly from SYD to AMS are

  • January 22nd to April 15th
  • May 14th to June 10th (except the week of May 21st)
  • October 22nd to December 2nd

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 SYD to AMS is early March. Prices can be as high as $1606 for Saturday flights during late June, or as low as $632 for Wednesday flights around early March.


When to Fly to Amsterdam

Flying from Sydney (SYD) to Amsterdam (AMS) will usually cost between $666 to $1391 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early March with an average ticket price of $632. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $1385. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $753 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $932 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SYD to AMS flight.

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

SYD to AMS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SYD to AMS flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Sydney. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.06, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Amsterdam, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Sydney. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $102 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $920. Return trip prices are from the AMS to SYD 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 SYD 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 19 hour 37 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 SYD to AMS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Brussels National Airport (BRU) in Brussels

  • 98 miles (158 km) away from AMS
  • Usually 0.64% less expensive than AMS
  • 1-layover flights available

See SYD to BRU flights


Flight Hacking SYD 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 SYD to AMS — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Dublin (SYD > DUB > AMS)

  • Price for both tickets: $919
  • Average savings: $13 (1.39%)

See SYD to flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 50 major airlines flying this route most often: Aegean, Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, Air India, Air Serbia, AirAsia, AirAsia X, Alitalia, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, Belavia, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, EgyptAir, Emirates, Etihad, Finnair, Flybe, Garuda Indonesia, Hainan, JAL, Jetstar, KLM, Korean Air, LOT, Lufthansa, Malaysia Airlines, Malindo Air, Qantas, Qatar Airways, SAS, Scoot, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, THAI, Thai Lion Mentari, Tigerair, Turkish Airlines, United, Vietnam Airlines, Virgin Australia, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Schiphol Airport to Sydney International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 10350 miles or 16657 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SYD to AMS flight is about 19 hour 37 minutes.

How many flights go between Sydney and Amsterdam?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 84 available flights from SYD to AMS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSYD
Origination airport nameSydney International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeAMS
Destination airport nameSchiphol Airport
Countrythe Netherlands


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