Flights from London to Amsterdam
Flight information London to Amsterdam
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Average flight time, total distance 338 kilometers
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All you need to know about flights from London Airports to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport AMS
Airlines that fly from London to Amsterdam
When you hunt for cheap flights from London to Amsterdam, you have many options from the early morning until late night. British Airways from City, Gatwick, Heathrow, and Luton; CityJet from City; easyJet from Gatwick, Luton, Southend, and Stansted; Flybe from City; KLM from City and Heathrow; Vueling from Luton.
Terminal Information - Departing
City Airport LCY: London-City is a very functional airport, designed for business travelers and very popular for London Amsterdam flights. It has only one terminal that operated a silence policy. It means that no announcements are made, so you must keep your eyes on the departures screens. You can get to the airport via bus, train, the Docklands Light Rail (DLR), taxis or minicabs. London-City is in Zone 3 fare.
Gatwick Airport LGW: Most flights from London to Amsterdam depart from the North Terminal. Several bus lines have a stop there, but most buses and the Gatwick Express will drop you at the South Terminal. From there you can easily board the free inter-terminal shuttle. At the terminal, you will find many shops, restaurants, and cafes until you need to go to the gate.
Heathrow Airport LHR: Flights from London to Amsterdam depart from Terminal 4 and 5. Both have an underground and train stations. The fastest way to travel from the city center to either of the terminals is the Heathrow Express train; it takes only about 20 minutes. The cost-effective way is the underground. It takes 50-60 minutes via the Piccadilly line. In Terminal 5 you will find Gordon Ramsay’s Plane Food restaurant as well as luxurious shops.
Luton Airport LTN: Take the train, the Green Line bus or the easyBus low-cost transfer to get to Luton Airport. Here you will find high street shops, restaurants, and even a nail bar before your cheap flights from London to Amsterdam.
Stansted Airport STN: The train station is located directly under the airport terminal. When you book tickets online in advance, prices start at £7. This is also a one-terminal airport, with plenty of stores and places to eat and relax before flights from London to Amsterdam.
Southend Airport SEN: London-Southend Airport is small but functional. There is a Duty-Free store, a cafe, and a restaurant. You can upgrade your stay at Southend and relax at the First Class Lounge before boarding your London Amsterdam flight. The rate is £20.95 or£17.95 if you book in advance.
Terminal Information - Arriving
Schiphol Airport AMS has one terminal, but it’s a huge one. Most flights from London to Amsterdam land at arrivals 2, easyJet lands at arrivals 4. All arrivals concourses lead to the central area, Schiphol Plaza. From there it’s not too complicated to understand where you are and how to continue to your destination in Amsterdam.
The most convenient way to get to the city center is by train; the journey time is 15-20 minutes. A single ticket costs €5.20, but if you pre-order it online, you can purchase it for only €4.20. Do not buy return unless you are coming back on the same day. You can buy travel cards for 1-3 days; these tickets include the fares from and to the airport. If you are caught without a valid ticket, there is a €35 fine.
Bus 197 costs €5.30 and takes about 40 minutes. If you have a lot of luggage, consider taking the Connexxion’s Schiphol Hotel Shuttle directly to your hotel. The service costs €17 or €27 when you buy a return ticket.
Things you should know
Make sure you have a valid passport, you must you cannot board flights from London to Amsterdam without it since it’s not part of the Schengen zone and there is passport control on both ends of your journey. It’s recommended to arrive no later than 90 minutes before your flight.
Useful Information about Amsterdam - אמסטרדם
Since the pound is at its weakest rate in decades, Amsterdam became more expensive compared to London. Clothing and shoes are 20%-30% more expensive. Most products at the supermarkets are more expensive in Amsterdam than in London. A three-course meal for two is about 5% more expensive, and if you choose a fast food chain restaurant, you will pay in Amsterdam up to 27% more than what you would have paid in London.
Must-see attractions: Anne Frank House, Van Gogh Museum, Rijksmuseum, Vondelpark, Dam Square, Jordaan, and Red Light District. The relatively newly opened Film museum is also worth visiting with its lovely cafe overlooking the water. Amsterdam Zoo is another enjoyable activity. Visiting in springtime? Enjoy the tulip season and visit Bloemenmarkt, Tulip Museum, Botanical Gardens, and Aalsmeer flower auction where you can enjoy these beautiful flowers.
How to find cheap flights from London to Amsterdam
The average price for flights from London to Amsterdam is $93 (₪325). However, on some dates, you can find very cheap flights to Amsterdam from London - around $67 (₪234) round-trip. Remember though that prices change regularly, even more than once a day. Be flexible to save more money on London Amsterdam flights and search “whole month.” The best time to book your cheap flights from London to Amsterdam is 22 or 24 weeks before you plan to fly. The cheapest months to find cheap flights London to Amsterdam are January, June, and September. Get an expert tip: sign up for Price Alerts, and we’ll notify you by email when the price changes.
This information is correct as of March 2018
Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.