All flights from North America to Amsterdam
Welcome to Amsterdam
The Netherlands is a fascinating melting pot nation nestled in northwestern Europe. It has played a significant role in naval and colonial history and the influences of exploration and multi-culturalism are evident in the Netherlands. Booking a flight to Amsterdam is a great way to start exploring this rich and diverse country. Condor's flights to Amsterdam get you to the capital city quickly and inexpensively. A flight to Amsterdam awaits you at Condor.
The city of Amsterdam is picturesque city, full of traditionally Dutch architecture, meandering canals and flowers as far as the eye can see. Amsterdam is also known for its active cycling scene, as many of its residents prefer to travel by bike. Perhaps you too will want to explore the narrow streets and charming bridges by bike as well. Book a cheap flight to Amsterdam today to find out!
You're starting your European vacation off on the right foot when you book a flight to Amsterdam. Not only does the Netherlands itself offer plenty to entertain visitors; it is also conveniently located close to a number of other countries, allowing you to explore the surrounding area quickly and easily. Cheap flights to Amsterdam leave from major US airports such as San Francisco and Washington.
A flight to Amsterdam will vary in travel time based on where you depart from. Those on the west coast will need approximately 10.5 hours to arrive in Amsterdam. A flight from the east coast, however, only takes about 7.5 hours. Flying into Amsterdam puts you in a good position to explore other Dutch cities like Rotterdam and The Hague, and other neighboring nations, such as Germany and Belgium.
Top attractions in Amsterdam
Start your vacation in the capital city of Amsterdam. The city has an extensive public transportation system, but many tourists prefer to go on foot. The locals prefer to cycle. Both are great ways to marvel at the city's brightly colored houses and beautiful bridges.
Another way to explore Amsterdam is on a canal cruise. Local tour guides will point out important buildings and provide interesting historical and cultural information about the city along the way. A variety of different cruise operators are located on the canals, some even offering drinks and dinner cruises.
If you're so lucky as to find yourself in the Netherlands in the Spring, you should definitely take the chance to go to the abundant tulip markets in various cities throughout the country. A leisurely drive or train ride through the outlying area will allow you to see the tulip farms themselves.
The Dutch school of painting is widely recognizable to many, thanks to the work of artists like Rembrandt and Van Dyke. Museums like the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam and the Mauritshuis in The Hague possess vast collections of works from these influential artists. For more contemporary Dutch art, visit the Vincent Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam.
Anne Frank House
One of the more somber, but still worthwhile, monuments in Amsterdam is the Anne Frank House. Here you can tour the rooms where the young writer spent her final days. A wealth of information about the Netherlands during World War II is also on display.