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There are 3 ways to get from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Amsterdam by plane or train

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Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)

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Fly to Brussels, train

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Brussels (BRU)
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Central to Amsterdam Centraal

Fly to Dusseldorf, train

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Dusseldorf (DUS)
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Arnhem Centraal
  3. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal

San Diego (SAN) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) flights

The flight time between San Diego (SAN) and Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) is around 15h 45m and covers a distance of around 9012 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 26m. Services are operated by British Airways, Delta, United Airlines and others. Typically 232 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

232 Weekly Planes
15h 45m Average Duration
€405 Cheapest Price
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International entry into Netherlands from United States

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of United States
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Netherlands from United States

  • Entry is allowed for fully vaccinated travellers or those who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months
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  • Entry is allowed for fully vaccinated travellers or those who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Aruba, Bahrain, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Chile, Colombia, Curaçao, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Kuwait, Macau, Monaco, New Zealand, Peru, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Sint Maarten, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Netherlands

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Yes, entry into Netherlands is currently allowed from United States.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • There are no current restrictions

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Amsterdam is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Amsterdam is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Amsterdam is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1351.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United States from Netherlands.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2022
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The cheapest way to get from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Amsterdam is to fly which costs $380 - $1,400 and takes 13h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Amsterdam is to fly which costs $380 - $1,400 and takes 13h 16m.

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The distance between San Diego Airport (SAN) and Amsterdam is 9013 km.

It takes approximately 13h 16m to get from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from San Diego Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. The quickest flight takes 12h 45m and has one stopover.

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Amsterdam is 9h ahead of San Diego Airport (SAN). It is currently 9:13 PM in San Diego Airport (SAN) and 6:13 AM in Amsterdam.

WestJet, British Airways, Air Canada and five other airlines offer flights from San Diego Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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Map of how to get from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 9013.2 km
  • Duration: 13h 16m

What companies run services between San Diego Airport (SAN), USA and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

British Airways, Delta and six other airlines fly from San Diego Airport (SAN) to Amsterdam hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Diego to Amsterdam Schiphol via Detroit
Ave. Duration
13h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€420 - €1900
Flights from San Diego to Amsterdam Schiphol via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
13h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€400 - €1800
Flights from San Diego to Amsterdam Schiphol via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
14h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€410 - €1800
Flights from San Diego to Amsterdam Schiphol via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
14h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€550 - €2000
Flights from San Diego to Amsterdam Schiphol via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€900 - €2000
Flights from San Diego to Amsterdam Schiphol via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€430 - €1900
Flights from San Diego to Brussels via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€470 - €2100
Flights from San Diego to Dusseldorf via Detroit, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
16h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€410 - €1900
Flights from San Diego to Dusseldorf via Minneapolis, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€410 - €1500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from San Diego to Amsterdam Schiphol via Detroit
Ave. Duration
13h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€420 - €1900
Flights from San Diego to Amsterdam Schiphol via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
13h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€400 - €1800
Flights from San Diego to Amsterdam Schiphol via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
15h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€410 - €1800
Flights from San Diego to Amsterdam Schiphol via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
14h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€550 - €2000
Flights from San Diego to Amsterdam Schiphol via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€430 - €1900
Flights from San Diego to Brussels via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€470 - €2100
Flights from San Diego to Dusseldorf via Detroit, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
16h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€410 - €1900
Flights from San Diego to Dusseldorf via Minneapolis, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€410 - €1500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Amsterdam Schiphol via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€950 - €2100
Flights from San Diego to Amsterdam Schiphol via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€950 - €2100
Flights from San Diego to Amsterdam Schiphol via Newark
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€950 - €2100
Flights from San Diego to Brussels via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€750 - €2100
Flights from San Diego to Brussels via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€750 - €2100
Flights from San Diego to Brussels via Newark
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€750 - €2100
Flights from San Diego to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€430 - €1500
Flights from San Diego to Dusseldorf via Denver, Munich
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€400 - €1300
Flights from San Diego to Dusseldorf via Denver, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
16h 12m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€410 - €1400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from San Diego to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€950 - €2000
Flights from San Diego to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€700 - €1900
Flights from San Diego to Brussels via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€700 - €1900
Flights from San Diego to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€430 - €1500
Flights from San Diego to Dusseldorf via Denver, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
16h 12m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€410 - €1400
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from San Diego to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€700 - €2300
Flights from San Diego to Amsterdam Schiphol via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€800 - €4100
Flights from San Diego to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€750 - €2600
Flights from San Diego to Dusseldorf via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€420 - €1500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€700 - €2300
Flights from San Diego to Amsterdam Schiphol via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€800 - €4100
Flights from San Diego to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€750 - €2600
Flights from San Diego to Dusseldorf via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€420 - €1500
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from San Diego to Amsterdam Schiphol via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€950 - €2100
Flights from San Diego to Amsterdam Schiphol via Toronto
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€950 - €2000
Flights from San Diego to Brussels via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€750 - €2100
Flights from San Diego to Dusseldorf via Denver, Munich
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€400 - €1300
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Anvers-Central to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €110
Website
Thalys
Standard
€55 - €80
Comfort
€65 - €90
Premium
€80 - €110
VIAS Rail GmbH
Phone
069 450099650
Email
Kundenservice-Linie10@vias-online.de
Website
vias-online.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
VIAS Rail GmbH
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
Abellio
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €35
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€13 - €19
1st Class
€22 - €35

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