Recommended flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam

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1 h 15 m

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460 km

There are 2 direct flights between Birmingham and Amsterdam per day, with the fastest journey taking just 1 hours and 15 minutes.

11:00Birmingham International Airport1h15 13:15Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
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06:00Birmingham International Airport1h20 08:20Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
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Journey Summary

Birmingham to Amsterdam Flight Information

Avg. Flight Duration
2 hours 1 minute
Flight Price: £81
Flights Depart from:Birmingham
Flights arrive in:Amsterdam
Distance:460 km
Airlines:Lufthansa, KLM, easyJet

KLM between Birmingham and Amsterdam

Buy your official KLM flight tickets from Birmingham to Amsterdam from £136 with Omio. Find flight times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable trip.


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

It’s easy to book your KLM plane ticket between Birmingham and Amsterdam online with Omio! Simply check the current KLM flight timetables for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route from Birmingham to Amsterdam as well as relevant travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) for that flight and book cheap KLM plane tickets online. Prices for KLM flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam start at £136 one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 285 miles (460 km). If you search for KLM flights in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the KLM tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when travelling by plane from Birmingham to Amsterdam. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Birmingham to Amsterdam KLM plane ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!

When you buy your KLM flight tickets from Birmingham to Amsterdam don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • 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.

Travel Tips

Flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam
Take a flight to Amsterdam easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Birmingham to Amsterdam.
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my flight between Birmingham and Amsterdam?

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

Can I enter Netherlands from United Kingdom?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5

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

All travellers in Netherlands must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 09/06/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your flight between Birmingham and Amsterdam as this information can change.

What restrictions are there on reentering United Kingdom from Amsterdam, Netherlands?

The restriction level for your return flight to Birmingham, United Kingdom from Amsterdam is: Partially open.

Is my return flight into Birmingham from Amsterdam restricted?

International entry 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?

Conditions of reentry:

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 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:

  • Social distancing required: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 12/06/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your flight to Birmingham from Amsterdam closer to your date of departure here.

What is the price of the cheapest flight from Birmingham to Amsterdam?
You can find a cheap flight from Birmingham to Amsterdam for some dates and times for as low as £136  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a plane ticket from Birmingham to Amsterdam on average?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a plane ticket from Birmingham to Amsterdam is £193  one way.
What is the distance between Birmingham and Amsterdam by flight?
You should expect to travel around 285 miles (460 km)  between Birmingham and Amsterdam by plane.
How many hours does it take from Birmingham to Amsterdam by plane?
While the time it takes to travel 285 miles (460 km) to Amsterdam from Birmingham can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the flight duration from Birmingham to Amsterdam is on average 1 h 15 min.
What airport does the flight from Birmingham to Amsterdam depart from? Which Amsterdam airport do I fly into from Birmingham?

Omio customers most frequently book their flights from Birmingham International Airport   to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.

Where is the departure airport in Birmingham located? Where is the arrival airport in Amsterdam located?

Passengers board their flight most frequently from Birmingham International Airport, which is located approximately 0 miles (0 km) from the city centre.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and need to travel approximately 0 miles (0 km) from the airport to reach the city centre in Amsterdam. You can check if there are airport shuttle services, taxi services or public transportation options available from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to get you to the city centre in Amsterdam.

What airlines go from Birmingham to Amsterdam?
For the route from Birmingham to Amsterdam you can take a flight with Flybe, KLM or easyJet. Be sure to check out all possible airlines that offer services to Amsterdam from Birmingham on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
What are the first and last departure flight times from Birmingham to Amsterdam?
The first flight from Birmingham to Amsterdam leaves at 04: 55   and the last flight for this leaves at 16: 40. Omio shows you the latest flight from Birmingham to Amsterdam schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
How far in advance should I buy plane tickets to Amsterdam from Birmingham for the best deals?
You can find a flight between Birmingham and Amsterdam to cost on average £193 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying plane tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Birmingham to Amsterdam flight generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.