How long is the flight from US to Amsterdam?

US Amsterdam flight time
If you want to find out how long it will take you to fly from the US to Amsterdam, you need to take into consideration the following details before booking a flight:
  • The distance between the airport of departure and the Amsterdam airport
  • The type of airlines that operate in the route
  • The number of flying hours of the airline, including the waiting time (if present)
  • Details of connecting flights and direct flights
  • Time zones and time difference
  • Details about the flights to the nearby airports


Major Airlines operating on the route

When selecting the airline of choice, you will discover that some airlines fly non-stop while some have 2 stops before arriving at the destination.
Let us look at some of the airlines with operating flights from different cities.
  • American Airlines
  • Delta Airlines
  • KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
  • United Airlines
  • US Airways

The time it takes to fly from the US to Amsterdam

Since the duration of the flight depends on various factors, we are going to look at a few examples to show the difference in flight time.

New York to Amsterdam via Casablanca

A flight from John F Kennedy International Airport on a Royal Air Maroc flight, to Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport through Mohamed V Airport in Morocco will take approximately 13 hours and 35 minutes.The flight time from JFK to Casablanca is about 6 hours 45 minutes. The waiting time at Casablanca is about 3 hours 15 minutes, and the flight time from Casablanca to Amsterdam is 3 hours 35 minutes.

Flight time for New York to Amsterdam via Atlanta

The flight duration to Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport from L Guardia Airport through Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, on Delta Airlines, will take approximately 14 hours.The flight from LGA to Atlanta will take about 2 hours 47 minutes. The waiting time at Atlanta will be about 2 hours 59 minutes, and the flight from Atlanta to Amsterdam will take approximately 8 hours 15 minutes.

Other examples of flight times from the US to Amsterdam

A flight from JFK to Amsterdam through London Heathrow Airport and Dublin Airport on-board the British Airways will take approximately 14 hours 30 minutes.
A direct flight from JFK to AMS onboard KLM or Delta Airlines will take you approximately 7 hours 24 minutes.