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Fly from Johannesburg to Amsterdam with Etihad Airways

Book flights from Johannesburg to Amsterdam with Etihad and let us take you from one rapidly evolving modern city to another.

Amsterdam’s streets have a story of history and culture to tell. Visit the Rijksmuseum for constantly evolving exhibitions. Then wander the romantic canals to admire the unique houses that line these famous streets.

Dam Square is the heart of this city and there are nearby shops to visit for some retail therapy. Book today and look forward to your European adventure.

JNB to AMS: flight facts

Time difference -1 hour

Amsterdam is one hour behind Johannesburg. During Daylight Saving Time in Amsterdam from March to October, there is no time difference.

Flight distance 7,179 miles

An Etihad flight from Johannesburg (JNB) to Amsterdam (AMS), with a stop in Abu Dhabi (AUH), covers 7,179 miles (11,553km).

Your flight from Johannesburg to Amsterdam

Your flight from JNB to AMS starts at Johannesburg International airport. Once on board, you’ll fly north-east over Africa, heading for Abu Dhabi. Here, you’ll make your connection for your next flight. You can extend this to take in a stay in the UAE’s capital if you want to see the sights of the city.

On the second leg of your journey, you’ll soar towards Europe, crossing Eastern Europe before landing at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport.

*Aircraft, cabins and services may vary by route and flight. You can check this when you search for your flight. This page was last updated Sept 2019.

Flying from Johannesburg to Amsterdam: FAQs

How do I get from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to the city centre?

For extra ease and comfort you can book a private transfer with Etihad, which will be waiting for you when you land. Alternatively, rental cars, taxis, buses and trams can all be used to reach Amsterdam’s city centre, while the quickest public transport option is to board the ‘sprinter’ train. This usually takes just 15 minutes to reach the central station.

Is Amsterdam easy to get around?

Amsterdam is a city famous for is bicycles. Many locals and tourists use them to get around. Tram services also operate, along with taxis that can be booked. In the centre, many key attractions can also be reached on foot.

Top tips for Johannesburg to Amsterdam

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Visit Amsterdam’s many museums

Johannesburg’s stellar attractions include fantastic museums – and the same is true of Amsterdam. Get your culture fix by visiting any of the city’s eclectic selection of museums and galleries.

See the iconic work of Amsterdam’s famed artist son at the Van Gogh Gallery, retrace the steps of Anne Frank, or marvel at all things microscopic at Micropia.

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Explore the botanical gardens

Swap the vast expanse of Johannesburg’s Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens for Amsterdam’s Hortus Botanicus.

One of the oldest botanical gardens in the world, this may be smaller than its African cousin, but it’s still home to over 6,000 different plants. Open daily, it’s a serene place to relax in and explore.

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