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Cardiff to Amsterdam flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Cardiff and Amsterdam take, on average, 1 h and 52 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Cardiff with Amsterdam found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Cardiff-Wales is the departure airport operating flights between Cardiff and Amsterdam
Arriving AirportFlights departing Cardiff with Amsterdam as destination arrives at Schiphol

Cheap last minute flights to Amsterdam

Latest deals and top flight routes from Cardiff airports.

Departure Sat, 05 Feb Return Tue, 08 Feb
CWL Cardiff
AMS Amsterdam
return from £41
Departure Wed, 16 Feb Return Sun, 27 Feb
CWL Cardiff
AMS Amsterdam
return from £82
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Exchange rate
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Last checked on 23 January 2022
Local, one-way ticket

Trains are 34% more expensive in Amsterdam than in Cardiff.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Amsterdam is 3% cheaper than a meal in Cardiff.

Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 39% more expensive in Amsterdam than in Cardiff.

Regular cappuccino

A coffee in Amsterdam costs roughly the same as in Cardiff.

Cardiff airports
  • ( Cardiff-Wales (CWL)
    How far from city centre: 10 miles
  • ( Bristol (BRS)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
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
K Distance: 349 miles

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Useful information for the flight from Cardiff to Amsterdam

How long is the flight from Cardiff to Amsterdam?

The flight duration for direct flights from Cardiff to Amsterdam is 1 hour and 20 minutes.

Is there a time change from Cardiff to Amsterdam?

Yes. Cardiff is on Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), one hour behind Amsterdam which is in the Central European Time (CET) zone.

What documentation do I need to fly to Amsterdam from Cardiff?

You will need to carry a valid passport to travel from Cardiff to Amsterdam. Depending on your nationality and flight path, you may also need a visa for the Netherlands.

Which airlines fly from Cardiff to Amsterdam?

Cheap flights from Cardiff to Amsterdam are offered by multiple airlines:

  • KLM, Royal Dutch Airlines, the national airline of the Netherlands.
  • Air France, France's national carrier, based in Paris.
  • EasyJet, British low-cost carrier with connections to over 30 European countries.

How to find cheap flights from Cardiff to Amsterdam

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When are the best times to fly from Cardiff to Amsterdam?

  • May welcomes the summer weather in Amsterdam, and with it come a host of fantastic annual festivals to suit every taste: Taste of Amsterdam showcases the skills of Amsterdam's best chefs, Art Amsterdam introduces the latest in Dutch contemporary art, and the Tulip Festival explodes over the fields of Noordoostpolder
  • January is almost the cheapest time to go to Amsterdam, but it's an enjoyable time to be in the city. The winter weather is crisp but not harsh, crowds at museums, galleries and tourist sites have disappeared, and the world-renowned Amsterdam International Fashion Week injects energy into the city through an array of photography exhibitions, museum exhibits, concerts, and public events.

Airports in Cardiff

Cardiff is served by the busiest airport in Wales, providing both international and domestic flights: Cardiff Airport (CWL).

Useful information about Cardiff Airport

Cardiff Airport is located near Rhoose, in the Vale of Glamorgan, about 12 miles south-west of the city centre.

How to get to the airport:

  • By bus – T9 service every 20-30 minutes from Custom House Street in Cardiff City Centre. Journey time roughly 35 minutes.
  • By train – hourly service from Cardiff Central to Rhoose Cardiff International Airport station, linked to the airport by transfer buses to the departures terminal. Total journey time approximately 35 minutes.
  • By car or taxi – 25 minutes from the city centre.

Services: 2 hours free WiFi, foreign currency exchange, ATMs, multi-faith religious space, business facilities, special assistance services, designated smoking zones, duty-free shopping, chemist, news agency, several cafes and restaurants, and one pub.

Airports in Amsterdam

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS) is one of the world's busiest airports with connections all over the globe.

Useful information about Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Situated in the region of Haarlemmermeer, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is located about 6 miles south-west of Amsterdam.

How to get from the airport to the city:

  • By train – 20 minutes into central Amsterdam, departures every 10 minutes throughout the day and less frequently between 1am and 5am.
  • By bus – 40 minutes to the city centre on the 397 Amsterdam Airport Express line, every 15 minutes between 5am and midnight.
  • By taxi or car – Official taxis leave from straight outside arrivals, with a journey time of 30-45 minutes into the centre of Amsterdam.
  • By bicycle – Amsterdam has a marked 15km cycle route running from the airport to the city. Pre-arranged cycle hire is available for pick up at the airport.

Services: free WiFi internet, car rental, smoking areas, secure luggage storage, tourist information, baby change, disabled passenger assistance, ATMs, foreign currency exchange, public showers, pharmacy, and many shops and eateries.

What to do and visit in Amsterdam

  • Amsterdam is overloaded with impressive architecture. Take a walking tour around the medieval Old Centre, cruise past historic waterfront houses on a canal boat tour, or relax in the grass near Magere Brug, a photogenic 17th-century draw bridge.
  • Stock up at one of Amsterdam's public markets (your nose will be drawn to the flowers at the famous Bloemenmarket) and relax with a picnic in one of the city's many parks. You may even catch an outdoor theatre performance in the Vondelpark.
  • Cycle around Amsterdam's beautiful canals, crossing as many of the city's 1,500 bridges as you fancy. The city is flat and road rules favour cyclists, making it the dream cyclist's city.
  • The Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum, and Anne Frank House are just some of the must-see museums in Amsterdam.

Frequent asked questions about flights from Cardiff to Amsterdam

😷 Is it safe to travel from Cardiff to Amsterdam 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 Netherlands may apply when travelling from Cardiff. 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 Cardiff to Amsterdam at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Cardiff to Amsterdam is 41£. 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 Amsterdam expensive to visit compared to Cardiff?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Amsterdam costs an average of 4.18 GBP, 39% more expensive than Cardiff, with a fare of 3.00 GBP, while train tickets costs 34% more in Amsterdam: 2.68 GBP against 2.00 GBP in Cardiff. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 13.39 GBP in Amsterdam, 3% less than the 13.84 GBP in Cardiff. The price of the coffee is around 2% cheaper in Amsterdam, with an average of 2.90 GBP, while in Cardiff the coffee costs 2.95 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Cardiff to Amsterdam?
The most popular months to book a trip from Cardiff to Amsterdam are October, September and November, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Cardiff to Amsterdam?
The best time of the year to go to Amsterdam when flying from Cardiff depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, October is the top 1º month to fly to Amsterdam from Cardiff in terms of searches from our customer, followed by April and August. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, July, June and January are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Cardiff -  Amsterdam.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Cardiff to Amsterdam?
The total flight time between Cardiff and Amsterdam is of around 01:52 hours on average, considering an average distance of 736 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 Amsterdam compared to Cardiff?
While in Cardiff the temperatures can reach an average of 26.93 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 9.0 mm ,Amsterdam's temperatures can go up to 30.44 ºC during the hot season, with 6.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -2.89 ºC in Amsterdam, compared to the -1.52 ºC average degrees reported in Cardiff. During the winter period, Cardiff can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while Amsterdam have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Cardiff and Amsterdam?
The main airport route flying between Cardiff and Amsterdam is: Cardiff-Wales (CWL) to Schiphol (AMS). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Klm Royal Dutch Airlines.
  • Air France.
  • Delta Air Lines.
Which are the airlines with flights from Cardiff to Amsterdam?
Airlines with direct flights departing from Cardiff to Amsterdam are:
  • Klm Royal Dutch Airlines.
  • Etihad Airways.
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