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Overview: Birmingham to Amsterdam flight

distanceDistance285 miles (460 km)
durationAverage flight duration1 h 15 min
priceAverage plane ticket price£151 (€174)
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlinesFlybe, KLM or easyJet

Flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam cover the 285 miles (460 km) long route taking on average 1 h 15 min with our travel partners like Flybe, KLM or easyJet. There are direct flight services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £151, you can find the cheapest plane ticket for as low as £30. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham International Airport and arrive in Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.

Airlines: Birmingham to Amsterdam with KLM

You can travel by flight from Birmingham to Amsterdam with KLM for as low as £30. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

KLM

KLM is the Netherlands' national carrier and offers two types of ticket for your flight between Birmingham and Amsterdam: Economy and Business.

KLM is one of the best options when travelling by plane between Birmingham and Amsterdam. Omio quickly shows you current KLM flight timetables for the Birmingham - Amsterdam journey and makes it easier than ever for you to buy plane tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest trip available. The distance from Birmingham to Amsterdam is around 285 miles (460 km) and the cheapest KLM one-way ticket you can book starts at £121. As you check the latest Birmingham to Amsterdam flight timetable from KLM for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard, and compare the best route available to arrive to Amsterdam safely. If you search for KLM tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Let Omio quickly find you the perfect KLM ticket from Birmingham to Amsterdam so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!

    KLM has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your KLM tickets from Birmingham to Amsterdam and when travelling by flight:

    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • Change fees waived.
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    Flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam

    Flying is a great way for those in the West Midlands to reach the Dutch capital, with daily direct connections to Amsterdam from Birmingham International. There are 10 direct flights during the week, and 6-8 at weekends, so finding a convenient departure time should be simple. And the flight time isn't long, ranging from 1 hour 10 minutes to 1 hour 25 minutes.

    Which airlines fly from Birmingham to Amsterdam?

    Airlines covering the Birmingham to Amsterdam route include low cost operator Flybe, and KLM - the Dutch national carrier. Both airlines offer direct flights on a daily basis.

    How long is the flight from Birmingham to Amsterdam?

    Flying from Birmingham to Amsterdam won't take long. Flight times vary slightly, but should take between 1 hour 10 minutes and 1 hour 25 minutes. There's no need to change en route, as flights travel straight to Schiphol.

    How many flights are there from Birmingham to Amsterdam?

    Flights depart every day, all year-round from Birmingham to Amsterdam. Travellers can choose between 10 options between Monday and Friday. At the weekend, frequencies drop a little, but there will still be between 6 and 8 flights to choose from, with options in the morning, afternoon, and evenings.

    What are the departure and arrival airports for flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam?

    Departure airport: Flights to Amsterdam from Birmingham will take off from Birmingham International Airport. The quickest route to the airport from central Birmingham is to catch trains from Birmingham New Street Station to Birmingham International Station. Trains take 10-15 minutes, and a short transfer via the Air-Rail Link bus will be required upon arrival. 97 and 97A buses run to the airport from central Birmingham, as does the X1, while 966 buses are handy for those coming from Solihull. Expect bus transfers to take 30-40 minutes.

    Arrival airport: Flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam will arrive at Schiphol Airport. Schiphol enjoys excellent links to all parts of Amsterdam, and passengers will have a choice of ground transportation options. The fastest of them is taking express trains from Schiphol Plaza Station, which take around 15 minutes to reach Amsterdam Centraal. Buses provide a useful alternative, with the 397 service running into the centre of town, while direct to door services are available via the Schiphol Hotel Shuttle. Taxis can also be found at Schiphol Plaza if needed.

    Walking Around in Amsterdam

    Amsterdam is famous for its vibrant nightlife and cultural diversity, though this magnificent city has a lot more to offer. With canals giving way to quaint cobbled street paths, it's hard not to appreciate travelers' fascination with this city. To immerse yourself in Amsterdam's culture, you need to take a stroll through the city centre. Amsterdam's historic city centre is large and well preserved. Traversing this city centre will allow you to take it in and appreciate its beautiful sights. As you walk through the center of the city, look out for its attractions, such as the bustling Dam Square, the iconic Westerkerk, Begijnhof, and the infamous Red Light District - or simply stroll along the city's many canals. These canals form a unique semi-circle around the city square, and are crossed by several bridges and streets. These historic canals also offer different ways to explore Amsterdam. You can hop onto a canal boat and enjoy the view of the city like never before. Later, head downtown, where you can stop at a local restaurant and indulge in some Dutch delicacies.

    Coffee Places in Amsterdam

    The Netherlands is one of Europe's biggest coffee hubs, and Amsterdam is a testament to this. Lining its beautiful waterfront streets and on every corner of this cosmopolitan city are coffee shops unlike any you'll find elsewhere on the continent. With a robust coffee culture, this city has some of the best craft and specialty coffees the world has to offer. On that list of best coffee places in Amsterdam, The Coffeevine Bar is on a league of its own. Here, each cup of coffee is slowly brewed by devoted baristas, using a filter-equipped apparatus such as an AeroPress, a Clever, or a V60. There is no espresso machine in sight, and the coffee shop masterfully makes filter-only coffees all day long. Another beautiful coffee shop in Amsterdam is Hutspot, featuring beautiful design features that will have you snapping pictures throughout your visit. With a North African influenced interior design, it is the perfect place to sip a latte macchiato on a calm day. Black Gold, on the other hand, serves specialty high-quality coffee and a dose of inspirational music to boot. The coffee and vinyl shop also sells coffee making equipment and features small in-store art exhibits and concerts, complete with a DJ.

    Eating in Amsterdam

    From savory to sweet delicacies, Amsterdam offers a variety of mouthwatering culinary options to the hungry traveler. There are endless opportunities for indulging in both ubiquitous Dutch delights and multicultural cuisines. The Dutch have a fascinating culinary culture. As you travel through Amsterdam, expect to find traditional Dutch food alongside different cuisines such as Japan's sushi or Spain's paella. As you explore Amsterdam city, take your taste buds on a gastronomical tour. To truly embrace the local cuisine, nothing beats a traditional Dutch restaurant where visitors can indulge in conventional Dutch food such as Krokets, Rijsttafel, Bitterballen, and Oliebollon. A beloved local delicacy in Amsterdam is the 'Hollandse Nieuwe' (New Dutch herring). This delicacy features raw herring served with raw gherkins and chopped onions. Whether you are a die-hard vegan, a meat-loving foodie or a vegetarian, Amsterdam restaurants will cater to your needs. Meat lovers can look forward to Persian chicken and the Dutch grilled meats served in modern restaurants. If you fancy vegan pastry, be sure to enjoy muffins or coconut macaroons in any Thai, Italian, or Indian restaurants strewn across the city.

    Best Time to Visit Amsterdam

    With its huge system of canals and waterways, world-famous museums, historical sights, and friendly people, exploring Amsterdam at any time of the year is wonderful. The ideal time for visiting Amsterdam, however, is in the more pleasant months of July, August, and September. During these months, the weather is mild and not too warm to roam around the city, drenched in sweat. It is a perfect time for sightseeing and touring around the city. This is also the season when the city opens itself up to travelers in greater numbers as the parks, beaches, and restaurants are filled with relaxing vacationers. It's an excellent time for long bike rides, and the festival season is in full gear. Here you will enjoy an endless parade of festivals and delightful concerts on canal stages. Spring is also a popular time to visit Amsterdam, mainly because the city becomes a veritable blanket of tulips. These can be seen in dedicated tulip centers, as well as out in the wild in Amsterdam's lush parks, which can be the ideal place to spend a sunny afternoon. Even during the off season (November to mid-December and mid-January to February), Amsterdam isn't short of things to enjoy.

    Public Transport in Amsterdam

    Amsterdam boasts an extensive public transport network, which is run by the GVB Company. It includes buses, metros, trams, trains and ferries to help you get around the capital. Trams are the ideal means of transport for visitors, since they are relatively cheap and provide an interesting way to tour the city. There are many different tram lines, which run daily from 6:00 a.m. until 12:15 a.m., and nearly all of Amsterdam's main attractions and museums have a tram stop right outside. However, you need a public transport chip card or a valid ticket from GVB to be able to travel with the tram. Amsterdam coaches are also efficient in reaching the nearby attractions of the city. Night buses are also available and start operating at midnight after the trams have stopped running. Just ensure you have the public transport chip, as you cannot purchase a ticket on the bus with cash. The metro system in Amsterdam can also take you quickly through the city. It has four lines of service, which you can board at either Central station, Amstel station or Sloterdijk station. There are also multiple ferries in the city that provide fast and easy transport to, and from, various points in the city.

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    FAQs

    Is travel by plane currently allowed from Birmingham, United Kingdom to Amsterdam, Netherlands?

    Travel between Birmingham, United Kingdom and Amsterdam, Netherlands by plane is: Partially open.

    What is the status of international entry into Netherlands from United Kingdom?

    International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

    Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Netherlands from Birmingham?

    Conditions of entry:

    • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
    • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
    • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
    • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
    • Health declaration required

    What are the safety rules to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

    When travelling in Netherlands, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

    • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

    The information above was last checked on 27/01/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your flight to Amsterdam from Birmingham before travelling.

    What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to United Kingdom from Amsterdam, Netherlands?

    Return travel from Netherlands to United Kingdom is: Partially open.

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Birmingham from Amsterdam?

    Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Amsterdam?

    Requirements for reentering:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
    • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
    • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
    • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
    • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

    What are the safety rules to follow in Birmingham, United Kingdom?

    The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask requirement: Recommended

    Last checked on 27/01/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your flight to Birmingham from Amsterdam.

    How much do cheap flights to Amsterdam from Birmingham cost?

    You can find a cheap flight from Birmingham to Amsterdam for some dates and times for as low as £30  one way in the next 7 days.

    What is the average price of plane tickets from Birmingham to Amsterdam?

    In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a plane ticket to Amsterdam from Birmingham is £151  one way.

    What is the distance to Amsterdam from Birmingham via plane?

    The distance between Birmingham and Amsterdam by plane is approximately 285 miles (460 km).

    What is the average Birmingham to Amsterdam flight duration?

    The flight time from Birmingham to Amsterdam is on average 1 h 15 min  for the 285 miles (460 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Birmingham and Amsterdam by flight can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

    What airport in Birmingham does the flight to Amsterdam leave from? Which airport do I fly into Amsterdam from Birmingham?

    When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Birmingham International Airport   and arriving in Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.

    Where do I find the Birmingham airport for the flight to Amsterdam? Where is the Amsterdam airport?

    Passengers board their flight most frequently from Birmingham International Airport, which is located around 7.1 miles (11.4 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the plane at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, located 6.9 miles (11.2 km) away from the city centre. You can check for taxi services, public transportation options or airport shuttle services available from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to take you to the city centre of Amsterdam.

    Which airlines can take me between Birmingham and Amsterdam?

    When taking a flight from Birmingham to Amsterdam, you can count on Flybe, KLM or easyJet for the best way to get you to Amsterdam. You can also check all possible airlines who offer a service to Amsterdam from Birmingham and compare the amenities they offer before buying a plane ticket.

    When does the first flight depart from Birmingham to Amsterdam? When does the last flight depart from Birmingham to Amsterdam?

    The first Birmingham to Amsterdam flight departs at 06: 15   and the last flight from Birmingham to Amsterdam leaves at 19: 55. Check out the most up-to-date Birmingham to Amsterdam flight times on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

    When should I buy Birmingham Amsterdam plane tickets to score the best deals?

    In general, we recommend booking tickets for flights in advance to score the best deals from all possible airlines offering this route and save money. If you book plane tickets between Birmingham and Amsterdam within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £151 one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your plane ticket from Birmingham to Amsterdam a few months in advance.