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Ryanair, Aer Lingus, Flybe, easyJet
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|Avg. Flight Duration:|
2 hours 35 minutes
|Flights Depart from:||Birmingham|
|Flights arrive in:||Amsterdam|
|Airlines:||csa, Flybe, KLM|
Amsterdam remains one of the most popular city break destinations in Europe, with its picturesque canals, the masterpieces of the Rijksmuseum and its vibrant club scene. Business and leisure travelers from the UK can take daily direct flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam Schiphol, provided by a choice of airlines, a national carrier and a budget operator. Flight times from the West Midlands city to Amsterdam are about one hour and 15 minutes, with departures available from early morning to late evening.
KLM, the national airline of the Netherlands, provides daily direct flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam. In addition, UK budget operator Flybe has daily direct flights to Amsterdam. Indirect connections are not a practical consideration for journeys on the short route to Holland, with plenty of direct connections available.
The fastest connections on the 444 km route east across the North Sea to Amsterdam are KLM services, completing the trip in one hour and 15 minutes. Flybe direct flights to Amsterdam take five minutes longer to reach the Dutch city. For timetable purposes, it should be noted that Dutch time is one hour ahead of UK time.
Weekday timetables have ten direct flights to Amsterdam Schiphol from Birmingham, five operated by KLM and five budget departures with Flybe. On Saturdays, there are six direct departures from Birmingham and nine on Sundays. Weekday take off schedules include three morning flights, five afternoon departures and two evening services.
Departure airport: Birmingham International Airport is situated about 13 km south-east of the city center, served by express buses taking 20 minutes and trains taking 10 minutes to reach the airport station, which is connected to the terminal by monorail. Facilities at the airport include long and short stay parking lots, a food supermarket, business lounge, currency exchange bureaux and free WiFi .
Arrival airport: Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is located nine km south-west of central Amsterdam, with transfers downtown available on trains taking 15-20 minutes or airport buses taking 30 minutes. The airport terminal has car rental desks, a library, business lounges, duty free shopping malls, international restaurants, a fitness gym, free WiFi and taxi stands.