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Intercontinental Flight Routes from Amsterdam

Amsterdam has a very good network of flights to destinations all over the world.

The following is an overview of non-stop intercontinental flights that normally operate from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS).

We include fifth freedom “tag flights” such as KLM’s Amsterdam-Singapore-Bali route, where Singapore-Bali is the tag flight.

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International air routes from Amsterdam (source:

Please note, we are not considering ‘European’ region flights in this listing – and for aviation purposes this includes Turkey, Israel and North Africa.

Flights between Amsterdam and USA

KLM and partner Delta have a significant network of flights from Amsterdam to the United States.

KLM (Skyteam): Atlanta (ATL), Austin (AUS), Boston (BOS), Chicago (ORD), Houston (IAH), Las Vegas (LAS), Los Angeles (LAX), Miami (MIA), Minneapolis/St Paul (MSP), New York (JFK), Salt Lake City (SLC), San Francisco (SFO) and Washington (IAD).

Delta Airlines (Skyteam): Atlanta (ATL), Boston (BOS), Detroit (DTW), Minneapolis/St Paul (MSP), New York (JFK), Orlando (MCO), Portland (PDX), Salt Lake City (SLC) and Seattle/Tacoma (SEA).

American Airlines (Oneworld): Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) and Philadelphia (PHL).

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American Airlines Boeing 787 aircraft at Amsterdam Schiphol airport

United Airlines (Star Alliance): Chicago (ORD), Houston (IAH), Newark (EWR), San Francisco (SAN) and Washington (IAD).

JetBlue: Boston (BOS) and New York (JFK).

Flights between Amsterdam and Canada

KLM (Skyteam): Calgary (YYC), Edmonton (YEG), Montreal (YUL), Toronto (YYZ) and Vancouver (YVR).

Air Canada (Star Alliance): Montreal (YUL) and Toronto (YYZ).

Air Transat: Montreal (YUL) and Toronto (YYZ).

Flights between Amsterdam and Latin America / Caribbean

KLM (Skyteam) has a strong network of non-stop and tag flights to this region.

KLM destinations to Latin America are Mexico City (MEX), Cancun (CUN), Panama City (PTY), Lima (LIM), San José (SJO), Quito (UIO) and tag to Guayaquil (GYE), Paramaribo (PBM), Buenos Aires (EZE) and tag to Santiago (SCL), Sao Paulo (GRU) and Rio de Janeiro (GIG), Bogota (BOG) and tag to Cartagena (CTG).

KLM destinations to the Caribbean are to Curaçao (CUR), Sint Maarten (SXM) and tag to Port of Spain (POS), Aruba (AUA) plus tag to Bonaire (BON).

Correndon: Curaçao (CUR).

TUI Fly: Aruba (AUA), Bonaire (BON), Cancun (CUN), Curaçao (CUR), Varadero-Cuba (VRA), Montego Bay-Jamaica (MBJ) and Punta Cana-Dominican Republic (PUJ).

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TUI Fly Boeing 787 at Amsterdam Schiphol airport

Aeromexico (Skyteam): Mexico City (MEX).

Surinam Airways: Paramaribo (PBM).

Flights between Amsterdam and Africa

We exclude flights to/from North Africa here.

KLM has a good presence on the African continent with a number of non-stop and tag flights.

KLM (Skyteam): Accra (ACC), Lagos (LOS), Nairobi (NBO), Kilimanjaro (JRO) / Zanzibar (ZNZ) / Kigali (KGL) and various tags to Dar Es Salaam (DAR) and Entebbe (EBB); Johannesburg (JNB) and Cape Town (CPT).

Kenya Airways (Skyteam): Nairobi (NBO).

TUI Fly: Seasonal flights to Banjul (BJL) in The Gambia, Dakar (DSS) in Senegal and various services to Cape Verde islands.

Flights between Amsterdam and the Middle East/Gulf States/Central Asia

Emirates: Dubai (DXB).

Etihad: Abu Dhabi (AUH).

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Etihad Boeing 787 aircraft at Amsterdam Schiphol airport

Qatar Airways (Oneworld): Doha (DOH).

KLM (Skyteam): Dubai (DXB), Riyadh (RUH) and tag to Dammam (DMM).

Dutch airline Transavia serves Dubai (DXB) or Dubai World Central (DWC) daily from Amsterdam in the winter season with a short-haul Boeing 737 aircraft. A fuel stop is required on the return leg at Burgas (BOJ) in Bulgaria. Transavia also serves Amman (AMM).

Air Astana: Atyrau (GUW).

Kuwait Airways: Seasonal flights to Kuwait City (KWI).

Royal Jordanian (Oneworld): Amman (AMM).

Saudia (Skyteam): Jeddah (JED).

UR Airlines: Erbil (EBL).

Flights between Amsterdam and India/Sri Lanka/Indian Ocean

KLM (Skyteam): Bengalaru (BLR), New Delhi (DEL) and Mumbai (BOM).

Air India (Star Alliance): seasonal service to New Delhi (DEL).

Flights between Amsterdam and China

KLM (Skyteam): Beijing (PEK), Hong Kong (HKG) and Shanghai (PVG).

KLM Asia (Skyteam): Taipei (TPE).

China Southern (Skyteam): Beijing Daxing (PKX), Guangzhou (CAN) and Shenzhen (SZX).

China Eastern (Skyteam): Shanghai (PVG).

XiamenAir (Skyteam): Xiamen (XMN).

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XiamenAir Boeing 787 aircraft at Amsterdam Schiphol airport

Cathay Pacific (Oneworld): Hong Kong (HKG).

China Airlines (Skyteam) and EVA Airways (Star Alliance) fly to Taipei (TPE) – note EVA makes a stop in Bangkok (BKK).

Flights between Amsterdam and Japan

KLM is the only airline flying non-stop from Amsterdam to Japan. It flies to Tokyo (NRT) and Osaka (KIX).

Japan Air Lines (JAL) pulled out of Schiphol a number of years ago; ANA (All Nippon Airways) does not serve Amsterdam.

Flights between Amsterdam and South-East Asia

KLM (Skyteam): Bangkok (BKK), Kuala Lumpur (KUL), Seoul (ICN), Singapore (SIN) and tag to Denpasar-Bali (DPS) plus a tag flight to Manila (MNL) from Taipei (TPE).

EVA Airways (Star Alliance): Bangkok (BKK) on the way to Taipei (TPE).

Singapore Airlines (Star Alliance): Singapore (SIN).

Garuda Indonesia (Skyteam): Jakarta (CGK).

Korean Air (Skyteam): Seoul (ICN).

Flights between Amsterdam and Australia/New Zealand/Oceania

There are normally no scheduled through-services between Amsterdam and Australia or New Zealand – you will need to change planes along the way. There are 3 non-stop service from Europe to Australia which are run by Qantas to London Heathrow, Paris and Rome.

There are many 1 stop options to Australia available including Emirates/Qantas via Dubai, Etihad via Abu Dhabi, Qatar Airways via Doha, Cathay Pacific via Hong Kong, Singapore Airlines via Singapore, China Southern via Guangzhou.

Check out our Amsterdam Airport Layover Guide

This article was originally published in 2010 and has continuously been updated. Last update 8 December 2023. Flight routes can always change so please check with the airline directly.

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