Flights from Amsterdam to London
Flight information Amsterdam to London
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Average flight time, total distance 338 kilometers
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London Heathrow, London Gatwick, London Stansted, London Luton and others
All you need to know about flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport AMS to London Airports
Airlines that fly from Amsterdam to London
With Skyscanner.co.il it’s easy to find cheap flights from Amsterdam to London. We will show you many options from which you can choose: British Airways to Heathrow, Gatwick and London-City (operated by Cityflyer); easyJet to Gatwick, Luton, Southend, and Stansted; Flybe to City, KLM to Heathrow and City (operated by Cityhopper); and Vueling to Luton. There are dozens of direct flights from Amsterdam to London a day.
Terminal Information - Departing
Schiphol Airport AMS has one large terminal. As soon as you arrive at the airport, check the screens to figure out from which departure area your flights from Amsterdam to London depart. It’s essential to follow the number of your flight, since there are departures to six different airports, and some of the airlines land in more than one airport. Don’t hesitate to ask the friendly staff for help, it can save you a lot of time, especially if you have a short connection time.
The most comfortable way to get to the airport from the city center is by train which takes 15-20 minutes ride. A single ticket costs €5.40 (₪23.30). Do not buy return unless you are coming back on the same day. If you are caught without a valid ticket, there is a €35 fine. Alternatively, you can take the Amsterdam Airport Express 397 (used to be 197) bus which costs €6 (₪25.80), the journey time is approximately 40 minutes. If you have a lot of luggage, consider taking the Connexxion’s Schiphol Hotel Shuttle directly from your hotel. The service costs €17 or €27 when you buy a return ticket.
At Schiphol Airport you will find a massive number of places to shop, eat and drink. There is anything from luxury watches to cheesy souvenirs and gifts that will make you remember the Netherlands forever.
Terminal Information - Arriving
City Airport LCY: London-City is a small and functional airport, with only one terminal. You can get to the city center via bus lines 473 or 474, or by the Docklands Light Rail (DLR) to connect with the underground system. The train runs every 8-15 minutes. Taxis and minicabs are also available. London-City Airport is in Zone 3 fare.
Gatwick Airport LGW: Flights from Amsterdam to London arrive at both terminals, North and South. If your flight land at the North Terminal, take the free inter-terminal shuttle to the South Terminal. There you will find the train and the bus stations. The Gatwick Train is the fastest way to get to London city center, and taxis are the most expensive option.
Heathrow Airport LHR: You don’t need to worry about which terminal you arrive at since every terminal has its own bus stop, train station, and taxi rank. The fastest way to travel to the city center is the Heathrow Express train; it takes about 20 minutes. The cheapest way is the Piccadilly Line, in 50-60 minutes the underground system will bring you to London.
Luton Airport LTN: You can take the train, Green Line bus or easyBus low-cost transfer to get to London from Luton Airport. If you take the train, start with the free shuttle bus to Luton Airport Parkway train station and from there take the train to London. All together it’s a little over 30 minutes ride. If you take the National Express or easyBus, it’s recommended to book tickets in advance.
Stansted Airport STN: The train station is located directly under the airport terminal. When you book tickets online in advance, prices start at £7 (₪34.50). The train will take you to Liverpool Street.
Southend Airport SEN: Trains to London Liverpool Street take 53 minutes or 44 minutes to Stratford station. Off-peak single tickets start at £13.20 (₪65) to Stratford and £16.20 (₪79.80) to Liverpool. Coach and bus services are also available.
Things you should know
You must use a valid passport to board flights from Amsterdam to London. As an Israeli citizen, you do not need to apply for a visa in advance, but you must fill a form before you proceed to the immigration officer. You must know the exact address where you will be staying at and write it in the form. Then you can proceed to the non-EU passenger's line. To make the entire process faster and smoother, have your hotel reservation and your return ticket details printed out or ready to show on your smartphone. It’s recommended to arrive no later than 90 minutes before your flight from Amsterdam to London to allow enough time for security and to find your gate at this massive terminal.
Useful Information about London - לונדון
London is one hour behind Amsterdam. When it’s 12:00 in Amsterdam, the time in London is 11:00. Keep your Euros for your next trip to a Eurozone country or exchange it to Pounds - £. You will be surprised to find that the cost of living in London is similar to Amsterdam in many cases. Clothing and shoes are up to 25% cheaper, and a 3-course meal in a restaurant is around 5% cheaper. On the other hand, beers are more expensive in the British capital - up to 30% more.
You will never get bored in this city. Flights from Amsterdam to London bring you to a city full of culture, history, must-see sites and museums for first-time travelers, and new places to discover for frequent visitors. The most famous are the Buckingham Palace, Tate Gallery, Madame Tussauds and the fantastic Natural History Museum. Many museums are free to visit, and for others, you can buy tickets in advance and skip the long lines, or queues as it’s called in British English. Explore Soho, Chinatown and the theatrical delights of the West End and Covent Garden. Don’t skip Camden Market and Portobello Road. Selfridges and Harrods are somewhat expensive, but they worth a visit even if you don’t buy anything.
How to find cheap flights to London
Round-trip flights from Amsterdam London are usually more expensive than $87 (₪300). But if you are flexible with your travel dates, you can lower the price significantly. All you have to do is to search “whole month” instead of typing in exact dates. Remember though, prices change regularly and rapidly, sometimes even more than once a day, so our expert advice for you is to book cheap Amsterdam London flights without hesitations!
The prices on flights from Amsterdam to London are pretty stable year-round, but the best time to book cheap flights on this route is 15 weeks before you plan to fly; you can save around 16% on the average flight price. The cheapest months to fly from Amsterdam to London are January, May, June, November, and December. Another great way to save money on flights from Amsterdam to London is using a Price Alert. Set up an alert and we’ll let you know as soon as there’s a price change.
This information is correct as of March 2018
Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.