Flights from London to Amsterdam

Tips and tricks to help you find cheap flights from London to Amsterdam

Favourite airline: easyJet
46 % of flights on the route London – Amsterdam are booked with easyJet.
46 %
British Airways
20 %
16 %
Tip: book 5 months before departure
Save up to 22 % by booking flights 5 months before departure.
160 days before departure
Cheapest weekday: Saturday
Compared to other weekdays, flights are cheapest on Saturday.
Direct flights are cheaper
Compared to flights with a stopover, direct flights are £54.00 cheaper on this route.
non stop flight
1 stop
01h 10min
08h 05min
The favourite connection is non-stop
Direct flights are especially popular on this route. 91 % of travellers will book a non-stop flight.
Direct flights
01h 10min, from £72
91 %
1 stopover Cairo
23h 00min, from £1,189
5 %
1 stopover Belfast International
08h 05min, from £126
2 %

Useful information about the flight from London to Amsterdam

Flights to the Vibrant City of Amsterdam from London - Venice of the North

Traversed by canals and waterways, Amsterdam is an enjoyable city to visit for a leisurely boat trip or the vibrancy of a lively cultural haven. Amsterdam is well-known for its many museums, such as the Van Gogh Museum, and a wide spectrum of sights, sounds and foods, influenced by its colonial history. Amsterdam's landmarks fascinate visitors with its variety from the Old Church in the Red Light District, with its little attached houses, to the Royal Palace dominating the bustling Dam square in the heart of Amsterdam.

Flight to Amsterdam: When is the best time to go?

It is holiday time on Koningsdag (King's Day), when the entire country celebrates King Willem Alexander's birthday. It's presently held in April and Amsterdam hosts a huge open air market. If Koningsdag falls on a Sunday, the market is held on the previous day.
"Liberation" Day (Bevrijdingsdag) is always held on 5th May to celebrate the anniversary of the end of German Nazi occupation in 1945 and freedom in general.

What to note before going to Amsterdam?

  • Avoid surprise costly taxi fares by asking the taxi drivers for an estimated cost for your journey. 
  • For eating out, there are numerous restaurants and snack bars serving a variety of dishes including recipes from the former Dutch colonies - Surinam, NL Antilles and Indonesia.
  • To get to the NDSM Werf (Wharf), across the IJ lake you can take a free GVB ferry (pontje) departing from behind the station. In the northern part of Amsterdam, the shipbuilding wharf is now a cultural centre.
  • In the tourist centre of Amsterdam it's expensive. Restaurant prices, however can be cheaper than in the UK.
  • Amsterdam's time zone is GMT+1 in winter and GMT+2 during the summer.

Local information: transport and accommodation in Amsterdam

There's a direct link train line connecting Schiphol International Airport station with the centre. Trains leave every 10 minutes from Platforms 1 or 2. The journey takes approximately a quarter hour and costs about 4 EUR. Bus 197 takes about 35 minutes to travel to Leidseplein. A taxi will cost around 50 EUR.
Accommodation-wise, you can find cheap hostels from about 20 EUR per night and hotel prices start at about 45 EUR.
Taxis in Amsterdam are expensive - a 10 minute journey will cost around 15 to 20 EUR, whereas a public transport 24 hour Day Ticket costs around 8 EUR for adults and around 3 EUR for children 4 to 11 years. Tram tickets are sold as singles.

Flight information: London - Amsterdam

Outbound and return from £72.29
Flight duration min. 01:00 / max. 01:35
Return flight duration min. 00:55/ max. 01:25
Distance 350 km
Flights per week 441
Departure airport London (LCY, LGW, LHR, LTN, STN, SEN) (LON)
Arrival airport Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)
Destination country Netherlands
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