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As flights to Amsterdam descend from the clouds, the first things passengers notice are the canals—more than 1,200 of them—each with its fair share of charming houseboats. After all, there is a reason this city is nicknamed the “Venice of the North.” Once you've landed at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS) and take the short journey into the city, you are free to immerse yourself in the rich history, vibrant nightlife, and fascinating art. And such an immersion it will be.
Passengers arriving on Amsterdam flights have many options for getting into the city. You can rent a car to travel from the airport to downtown Amsterdam; all the main car rental agencies are found in Schiphol Plaza, right behind Arrivals 3. Alternatively, buy train tickets from the yellow ticket machines and take a 15-minute train journey from the station one floor below the airport concourse into the city. Taxis are a convenient way to get into Amsterdam and are available in single and shared-customer options; only take a taxi from those in the queue. Many Amsterdam hotels offer shuttle buses, and this is the easiest and most inexpensive way to travel from the airport. In short, there’s no need to worry about getting around. Book your plane tickets to Amsterdam and leave the fretting at the door.
It will not take you long to make your way into the downtown area, but sometimes, you simply cannot wait to get your vacation underway. Or, perhaps you have a long layover, but you don’t want to miss out on this city’s charms entirely. We have several suggestions to help you make the most of your tickets to Amsterdam.
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Whether you're captivated by art from the old masters, taking part in lively nightlife, or wandering through historic neighborhoods, you'll find what you're looking for in this gorgeous capital. And when it comes to cheap airfare to Amsterdam, you’ll find what you’re looking for right here on Travelocity. Make your dreams a reality and take the trip of a lifetime to Amsterdam.
Airfares offered on Fridays tend to be the cheapest, according to flight demand on Travelocity.ca in 2019. Purchasing your airfares on a Monday or Tuesday can also provide better value, however our advice if you’re looking to save money is to avoid booking on a Saturday. Our data shows, the start of the weekend has the highest ticket values on average, so keep this in mind if you’re browsing flight deals on a weekend.
Frequent travellers may already know this, but earlier in the week is often the cheapest time to fly. Flights departing on a Tuesday are the cheapest of the week. Since weekend flights tend to be more popular, this causes the prices to rise which is why on average, airfares booked on Travelocity.ca in 2019 were most expensive for Saturday departures.
Here’s the deal: It is typically possible to start comparing international airfares on Travelocity.ca up to 12 months in advance. However, it does depend on the carrier as not all airlines release their prices that far out. According to our 2019 flight demand trends, last minute planners can still bag a bargain with some of the cheapest fares appearing 1-2 weeks prior to their travel dates.
We'll let you in on a secret...You can save big on flights if you mix and match your airlines and fare types. In fact, travellers who booked flights on Travelocity.ca in 2019 saved close to 55% when their return flights consisted of two different airlines or fare types.
*According to flight demand on Travelocity.ca from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.