Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States, is connected to Amsterdam with daily flights. Non-stop commercial flights to Amsterdam depart from Washington Dulles International Airport. The distance between the two cities is approximately 3,857 miles or 6,207 kilometres. Flights from Washington to Amsterdam vary in duration depending on the aircraft, route, and airline.
KLM flights from Washington
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has daily flights between Washington and Amsterdam. The airline typically uses its Boeing 787-10 or Airbus A330-300 aircraft on this route. KLM World Business class with lie-flat seats, personal entertainment screens, and fine dining is available on flights between Washington and Amsterdam. Economy Class service with complimentary meals and seat-back entertainment is also offered.
From Washington to Amsterdam, the non-stop service is 7 hours and 35 minutes. The transcontinental flight departs the United States in the afternoon and arrives in the Netherlands the next day in the morning. Returning to Washington, the same-day flight from Amsterdam is 8 hours and 20 minutes.
United Airlines flights to Amsterdam
United offers non-stop flights from Washington Dulles International Airport to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. Boeing 767-300 aircraft are used on the route. These planes feature United Polaris business class with lie-flat seating and Economy Class. Personal entertainment is available throughout the aircraft. Economy Plus with extra room is also offered.
The flight duration from Washington to Amsterdam is 7 hours and 40 minutes. Like KLM, the flight departs the United States in the afternoon and arrives in Europe the next morning. The flight from Amsterdam to Washington is 8 hours and 55 minutes.
Alternative flights between Washington and Amsterdam
Connecting flights from Washington and Amsterdam are possible. Depending on the length of the layover at the connecting airport, these flights are longer than non-stop services. For example, Delta Air Lines offers flights between Washington and Amsterdam through its hub airports. Connections are available through New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport as well as Detroit, Atlanta and Minneapolis. These flights range from approximately 10 hours to more than 14 hours.
Lufthansa offers some of the quickest connecting flights to Amsterdam. The fastest is about 10 hours and 30 minutes with a change in Frankfurt. In addition to non-stop flights, United Airlines has options through Newark and Chicago. Air France, TAP Air Portugal, Brussels Airlines and British Airways also offer connections between the two cities.