The cheapest times to fly from XMN to AMS are

  • January 29th to February 11th
  • February 26th to June 24th
  • October 15th to January 14th (except the weeks of December 3rd, December 10th, and January 1st)

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 XMN to AMS is mid to late November. Prices can be as high as $1381 for Friday flights during mid July, or as low as $838 for Sunday flights around mid to late November.


When to Fly to Amsterdam

Flying from Xiamen (XMN) to Amsterdam (AMS) will usually cost between $838 to $1294 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late November with an average ticket price of $838. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid July, with an average price of $1319. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $481 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $876 can be considered a good price for a round-trip XMN to AMS flight.

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

XMN to AMS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the XMN to AMS flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Xiamen. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to AMS, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into XMN. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Amsterdam, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Xiamen. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $49 (5%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $926. Return trip prices are from the AMS to XMN 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 XMN to AMS can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 24 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 XMN to AMS while comparing.

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

  • 98 miles (158 km) away from AMS
  • Usually 20.55% less expensive than AMS
  • 1-layover flights available

See XMN to BRU flights

Destination alternative #2: Duesseldorf Airport (DUS) in Dusseldorf

  • 111 miles (179 km) away from AMS
  • Usually 14.73% less expensive than AMS
  • 1-layover flights available

See XMN to DUS flights


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

Hack #1: Hong Kong (XMN > HKG > AMS)

  • Price for both tickets: $719
  • Average savings: $158 (17.98%)

See XMN to CDG flights

Hack #2: Paris (XMN > CDG > AMS)

  • Price for both tickets: $782
  • Average savings: $94 (10.73%)

See XMN to HKG flights

Hack #3: Milan (XMN > MXP > AMS)

  • Price for both tickets: $793
  • Average savings: $83 (9.47%)

See XMN to MXP flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 16 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Finnair, Hainan, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Malaysia Airlines, SAS, Shanghai Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Virgin Australia, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5788 miles or 9315 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop XMN to AMS flight is about 11 hour 24 minutes.

How many flights go between Xiamen and Amsterdam?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from XMN to AMS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code XMN
Origination airport name Gaoqi Airport
City Xiamen
Country China
Latitude 24.5
Longitude 118.1

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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