Shanghai, China to Amsterdam, Netherlands flights from £500

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Travelers usually depart from Shanghai Pudong International, or Shanghai Hongqiao International when they travel from Shanghai to Amsterdam. Book your trip to arrive at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Amsterdam - Centraal, Amsterdam - Sloterdijk, Amsterdam - Zuid, or Amsterdam - Duivendrecht. The distance between Shanghai and Amsterdam is 8920 km. The most popular airlines for this route are KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Lufthansa, easyJet, and Air China. Shanghai and Amsterdam have 331 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Amsterdam, consider visiting Anne Frank Huis, Voorne-Putten, IJsselmonde, Windmill Complex at Kinderdijk, Van Gogh Museum, Rijksmuseum, Flevopolder, and Andaz Amsterdam Prinsengracht.

Weekly direct flights

Discover the top airlines offering direct flights from Shanghai to Amsterdam in the next month. You’ll find the number of daily direct flights per airline in the table.

Weekly direct flights for Mon 20.03 - Sun 26.03

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Check-in for a flight from Shanghai to Amsterdam

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
KLM Royal Dutch AirlinesKLMKLYesOpens 30 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
China Eastern AirlinesCESMUYes0
easyJetEZYU2YesOpens 720 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
Air ChinaCCACAYesNo

Netherlands COVID-19 travel restrictions

Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in Netherlands – 03/2023
Your trip summary

Most travelers from Mainland China can enter Amsterdam, AMS, but there are restrictions.


Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of pre-departure COVID-19 test is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
Visa requirements
  • Visitor visa


COVID-19 testing
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions
  • Mandatory COVID-19 test
  • Quarantine is not required
Visa requirements
  • Visitor visa
Forms and documents
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is not required for China
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results is required
  • Mandatory health and customs declaration form before arrival
Additional information
  • Masks are mandatory in certain settings

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in Netherlands in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Shanghai to Amsterdam?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Shanghai and Amsterdam takes around 13 hours.
What is the flight distance between Shanghai and Amsterdam?
The flight distance between Shanghai and Amsterdam is 8920 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Shanghai and Amsterdam?
Several carriers operate flights between Shanghai and Amsterdam. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include China Eastern Airlines, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Shanghai?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Shanghai and Singapore, Taipei, London, Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong, Manila, New Delhi, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Beijing, Sydney, Melbourne, Bangkok, Tokyo, Dublin, Sanya, Qingdao, Kaohsiung, Chengdu, Osaka.
What are the most popular routes to and from Amsterdam?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Amsterdam and London, Manchester, Birmingham, Dublin, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Bristol, Leeds, Athens, Newcastle upon Tyne, Toronto, Reykjavik, Thessaloniki, Jakarta, Tallinn, Montreal, Paris, Stockholm, Cardiff, Cork.
Which airports are there in Shanghai?
Shanghai is mainly served by Shanghai Pudong International. But there are other airports nearby, including Shanghai Hongqiao International.
What airports are near Shanghai?
The main airport in Shanghai is Shanghai Pudong International. It is also served by Hangzhou Xiaoshan International, Ningbo Lishe International, Changzhou Benniu, Sunan Shuofang International, Nantong Xingdong, Yangzhou Taizhou International, Zhoushan Putuoshan.
What airports are near Amsterdam?
The main airport in Amsterdam is Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. It is also served by Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Brussels South Charleroi, Brussels, Düsseldorf International Airport, Eindhoven, Cologne Bonn Airport, Weeze, Dortmund, Rotterdam The Hague, Lille.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Shanghai and Amsterdam?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Shanghai and Amsterdam thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Shanghai and Amsterdam can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Stories.
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