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Amsterdam to Cape Town flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Amsterdam and Cape Town take, on average, 13 h and 34 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Amsterdam with Cape Town found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Schiphol is the departure airport operating flights between Amsterdam and Cape Town
Arriving AirportFlights departing Amsterdam with Cape Town as destination arrives at Cape Town International Airport

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Departure Sun, 01 Aug Return Thu, 05 Aug
AMS Amsterdam
CPT Cape Town
return from £371
Departure Mon, 16 Aug Return Mon, 30 Aug
AMS Amsterdam
CPT Cape Town
return from £422
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 20.32 ZAR
British Pound Sterling South African Rand
1 ZAR = 0.05 GBP
Last checked on 29 July 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
64%

Trains in Cape Town are 64% cheaper than in Amsterdam.

Amsterdam
£2.74
Cape Town
£0.98
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
47%

A meal in Cape Town is 47% cheaper than a meal in Amsterdam.

Amsterdam
£12.84
Cape Town
£6.86
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
85%

A taxi fare in Cape Town is 85% cheaper than in Amsterdam.

Amsterdam
£4.5
Cape Town
£0.66
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
51%

Coffee in Cape Town is 51% cheaper than in Amsterdam.

Amsterdam
£2.87
Cape Town
£1.42
Amsterdam airports
  • ( Schiphol (AMS)
    How far from city centre: 1 miles
  • ( Welschap (EIN)
    How far from city centre: 67 miles
  • ( Rotterdam (RTM)
    How far from city centre: 40 miles
Cape Town airports
  • ( Cape Town International Airport (CPT)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
K Distance: 6020 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Amsterdam to Cape Town

😷 Is it safe to travel from Amsterdam to Cape Town during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions South Africa may apply when travelling from Amsterdam. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Amsterdam to Cape Town at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Amsterdam to Cape Town is 371£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Cape Town expensive to visit compared to Amsterdam?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Cape Town costs an average of 0.66 GBP, 85% cheaper than Amsterdam, with a fare of 4.50 GBP, while train tickets costs 64% less in Cape Town: 0.98 GBP against 2.74 GBP in Amsterdam. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 6.86 GBP in Cape Town, 47% less than the 12.84 GBP in Amsterdam. The price of the coffee is around 51% cheaper in Cape Town, with an average of 1.42 GBP, while in Amsterdam the coffee costs 2.87 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Amsterdam to Cape Town?
The most popular months to book a trip from Amsterdam to Cape Town are December, January and November, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Amsterdam to Cape Town?
The best time of the year to go to Cape Town when flying from Amsterdam depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, December is the top 1º month to fly to Cape Town from Amsterdam in terms of searches from our customer, followed by February and January. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, May, June and September are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Amsterdam -  Cape Town.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Amsterdam to Cape Town?
The total flight time between Amsterdam and Cape Town is of around 13:34 hours on average, considering an average distance of 10,135 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Cape Town compared to Amsterdam?
While in Amsterdam the temperatures can reach an average of 30.44 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 6.0 mm ,Cape Town's temperatures can go up to 28.98 ºC during the hot season, with 9.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 4.54 ºC in Cape Town, compared to the -2.89 ºC average degrees reported in Amsterdam. During the winter period, Amsterdam can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Cape Town have an average of 12.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Amsterdam and Cape Town?
The main airport route flying between Amsterdam and Cape Town is: Schiphol (AMS) to Cape Town International Airport (CPT). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Klm Royal Dutch Airlines.
  • Air France.
  • Delta Air Lines.
Airlines with indirect flights from Amsterdam to Cape Town are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Amsterdam to Cape Town are:
  • British Airways, stoping in London for 90 minutes minimun.
  • British Airways, with 130 minutes scale in Johannesburg.
  • British Airways, with 130 minutes scale in Johannesburg.
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