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Overview: Cardiff to Amsterdam flight

distanceDistance348 miles (561 km)
durationAverage flight duration1 h 20 min
priceAverage plane ticket price£144 (€162)
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlinesKLM or easyJet

Flights from Cardiff to Amsterdam cover the 348 miles (561 km) long route taking on average 1 h 20 min with our travel partners like KLM or easyJet. There are direct flight services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £144, you can find the cheapest plane ticket for as low as £127. Travellers depart most frequently from Cardiff Airport and arrive in Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.


KLM Cardiff to Amsterdam

You can travel by flight between Cardiff and Amsterdam with KLM for as low as £127. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.


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

Omio helps you find the perfect Cardiff - Amsterdam flight with KLM. Whether you are searching for the fastest, earliest or cheapest flight to Amsterdam from Cardiff, Omio shows you KLM current flight timetables, tickets, prices and other travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard) to help you find the best plane ticket for your upcoming Cardiff to Amsterdam route. You can expect to travel around 348 miles (561 km) between Cardiff and Amsterdam on a flight with KLM. Once you are ready, buy your one-way KLM tickets between Cardiff and Amsterdam starting as low as £127 if you book in advance. If you use the Omio app to book your ticket, you can check straight away to see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when travelling by plane instead of purchasing tickets at the airport in person. So, book your tickets with ease and comfort online and enjoy a smooth journey with KLM!

  • Average Price: £127

KLM has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your KLM tickets to Amsterdam from Cardiff 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 Cardiff to Amsterdam

You can get flights from Cardiff to Amsterdam with ease, with there being five direct flights each week. With flights departing every day of the week except for Tuesdays and Thursdays, you should be able to find a departure that matches your schedule. Flights between these two cities have an average travel time of about 1h 20min, so it won’t take long before you arrive at your destination.


Cardiff to Amsterdam flight Time: Daily Departures

When you take a flights from Cardiff to Amsterdam you will have a choice of five departures during the week. On Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays the departure time is normally at 5:15 p.m., which gets you into Amsterdam for about 7:35 p.m. On Sundays, the flight is a little bit later at about 5:25 p.m., with an arrival time into Amsterdam of approximately 7:45 p.m. As all the flights are also direct, you can just sit back, relax and enjoy the journey between the UK and Holland.

How long is the journey by flight from Cardiff to Amsterdam?

Flights from Cardiff to Amsterdam are very quick, so they are a great option if you want to get to you destination quickly. The average journey time for flights on this route is about 1h 20min, with the total distance covered being around 348 miles (561 km). You will always depart from and arrive into the same airports on this route too, which means there will be no confusion on the day of travel.


What is the departure and arrival airport for flights from Cardiff to Amsterdam?

Departure airport: The departure airport is Cardiff Airport (CWL), which is conveniently located about a 50min train journey from the centre of Cardiff. At the airport you will find lots of facilities for you to use ahead of your flight. You can access restaurants, shops and currency exchange bureaus. In addition, you’ll be able to use toilet and baby changing facilities. The airport is also very accessible for those with a disability or mobility issues, with staff being on hand to help should you need it.

Arrival airport: The arrival airport on this route is Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS), which is about a 6min train journey from Amsterdam. Being a major airport hub, you’ll be able to access a range of facilities, such as food outlets, coffee shops, gift stores and currency exchange offices. There are also lots of toilets facilities throughout the airport. It is a very accessible airport too, so if you have a disability or mobility issues, you’ll be able to make your way around the airport with ease.

Which airlines travel Cardiff to Amsterdam?

There is only one airline that operates from Cardiff to Amsterdam, so you should find it easy to find tickets for this route. The airlines which flies between these two cities is KLM, which operates five flights per week in an efficient manner. With flights taking approximately 1h 20min in total, you will reach your destination in great time. With such a regular and fast service, this airline provides a super service for both business and leisure travel to Amsterdam.

KLM flights from Cardiff to Amsterdam

KLM flight Cardiff to Amsterdam are a great way to travel between these two cities in fast manner. With there being five flights per week, you’ll have a great schedule to choose from. Flights depart on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturdays at 5:15 p.m. and arrive into Amsterdam at 7:35 p.m. On Sundays flights tend to leave 10min later at around 5:25 p.m. and arrive approximately at 7:45 p.m. The average flight time for this route is about 1h 20min too, so you won’t be in the air for long before you’ve touched down in the Dutch capital. All flights are direct as well, so you won’t have to worry about changing during your journey.

Flight Cardiff to Amsterdam: Services on Board

Flights with KLM from Cardiff to Amsterdam are a great choice for travellers who want to complete their trip in a fast and efficient manner. There is no option of First Class travel on this journey, but all the seating is spacious and comfortable nonetheless. You will be able to take one personal item on board the flight, which can be no larger than 40cm x 30cm x 15cm and 4.5 lbs (2 kg), and one cabin bag, which can be no bigger than 55cm x 35cm x 25cm and 22 lbs (10 kg).

You can take a bike on board the plane, but this will need to be booked in advance and you will be charged extra. You can’t travel from the UK to Europe by air with your pets, so unfortunately you will have to leave your furry friends at home. If you are travelling with a disability you should call the airline in advance, by at least 48h, so that you can arrange for special assistance upon arrival. You will be able to utilise wi-fi on board most KLM flights too, so you can stay connected throughout the flight. In addition, you will get a snack provided as part of the service, so you won’t get hungry.

How to find cheap flight tickets from Cardiff to Amsterdam?

It’s easy to get cheap flights from Cardiff to Amsterdam, so you’ll have more money for when you arrive. One of the best ways to find cheap tickets is to search as early as possible for your flight. As flights often go on sale several months before the flights depart, this should give you ample time to identify a well-priced trip. The closer you get to the departure date, the more likely you are to pay a higher fee. It also pays to be flexible with your flight, as this can be a great way to make a saving. For instance, if you want to travel on a Wednesday, check flights on a Monday and Friday too, as these might be a lot cheaper and a great option if you don’t need to depart on your desired travel date.


To Amsterdam by plane — travel tips

Flights to Amsterdam are a great idea, with there being so much to see and do when you get to the Dutch capital. It’s a great idea to have an itinerary in place for when you arrive as this means you won’t miss out on any of the top sites. Start your trip to Amsterdam by visiting one of the popular museums that the city boasts. For instance, you could take a trip to either the Van Gogh Museum or the Rijksmuseum, which are renowned for their art work.

You can then take a break from the (very pretty) urban surroundings and visit Vondelpark, which is an oasis in the centre of the city that has lovely gardens and parkland. After this you should try out one of the Dutch delicacies, Poffertjes. These are small pancake-like snacks that you will be able to find in any bakery in the city.

Amsterdam is so well-known for its canals, so it’s a great idea to take a couple of hours strolling along the water’s edge and appreciate the beautiful buildings the city has to offer. Finish off your trip with the perfect picture opportunity. Head up to the A’dam Lookout, which is an observation tower that gives stunning panoramic views of the whole city.

Taking a Flight from Cardiff

Flights from Cardiff to Amsterdam depart from Cardiff Airport, located 19 km West of the city. Buses run from the airport to Rhoose Cardiff Airport Railway Station, from there Arriva Trains depart for Cardiff Central Station. Links are also provided by First Bus and Cardiff Airport Express services. Car rentals and taxis are available at the airport. Cardiff's public transport network of buses is provided by ECT and Cardiff Bus.

Flying into Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a wonderful city to explore on foot or by canal. Cobbled streets are lined with Dutch-gabled houses, interesting shops and quirky cafes, while the city's five canals are linked by narrow bridges. Amsterdam is full of history and museums, such as the Van Gogh Museum and the Rijksmuseum, or Anne Frank's House. More everyday collections can be found in the Museum of Bags and Purses and the Heineken Experience. Flights from Cardiff to Amsterdam land at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, which is 15 km South West of Amsterdam. Schiphol features one long terminal, divided into three areas, where car rentals and taxis can be found. Fast trains and Express Buses run from the airport to Amsterdam Centraal Station. Trams and water buses make up inner Amsterdam's transport network, while frequent bus routes, including night buses, serve the suburbs and outlying areas.

Travel Tips

Cardiff to Amsterdam flight
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 Cardiff to Amsterdam.
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by flight between Cardiff and Amsterdam?

Travel between Cardiff, 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 Cardiff?

Conditions of entry:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • 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 07/12/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your flight from Cardiff to Amsterdam before travelling.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Cardiff, United Kingdom from Amsterdam, Netherlands?

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

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Cardiff 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 3 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 monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 2-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Cardiff, 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: Regional advice

Last checked on 06/12/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your flight to Cardiff from Amsterdam.

How much do cheap plane tickets between Cardiff and Amsterdam cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest flights between Cardiff and Amsterdam to cost as little as £127  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a plane ticket from Cardiff to Amsterdam on average?
The Cardiff to Amsterdam plane ticket price is on average £144  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next week.
What is the distance between Cardiff and Amsterdam via plane?
You should expect to travel around 348 miles (561 km)  from Cardiff to Amsterdam by plane.
How long is the flight journey to Amsterdam from Cardiff?
On average the flight from Cardiff to Amsterdam duration is 1 h 20 min  for the 348 miles (561 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
What airport in Cardiff does the flight to Amsterdam leave from? Which airport do I fly into Amsterdam from Cardiff?

Omio customers who book cheap flights for this route most frequently fly from Cardiff Airport   to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.

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

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their flights from Cardiff Airport and need to travel around 8.9 miles (14.3 km) from the city centre to get to this airport.

Passengers arriving in Amsterdam most often land in Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and need to travel about 6.9 miles (11.2 km) from this airport to reach the city centre. You can check for public transportation connections, airport shuttles or taxi service options available from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to get you to the city centre of Amsterdam.

What airlines go from Cardiff to Amsterdam?
For the best Cardiff to Amsterdam flight to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with KLM or easyJet. However, it's always good to check all possible airlines with services between Cardiff and Amsterdam to compare what amenities they may offer.
When should I buy Cardiff Amsterdam plane tickets to score the best deals?
If you book a plane ticket between Cardiff and Amsterdam within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £144 one way. However, we recommend booking your flight in advance to get access to the best prices. Plane tickets to Amsterdam from Cardiff are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.