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Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $93 or less one-way and $250 or less round-trip.
The cheapest flight from London to Amsterdam was found, on average, 88 days before departure.
Book at least 4 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
High season is considered to be November, December and January. The cheapest month to fly is September.
Flights from London to Amsterdam are available from most of the airports in London, with the majority of flights leaving out of London Southend Airport. Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the main airport for all of the Netherlands, and it is most likely the airport you’ll be flying into from London.
Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is located 5.5 miles southwest of Amsterdam city, it is one of Europe’s busiest airports by international passengers. The Amsterdam city centre can be reached by the metro directly under the airport for 10 euros (£9). Tickets can be purchased online in advance so you don’t have to buy the chip card to scan at the kiosks at the entrance and exit of the train boarding corridor.
If you would rather take the bus, the Amsterdam Airport Express bus (bus #397) offers a direct connection to the Amsterdam Central Station in the city centre. Buses depart from the Schiphol Station, cost around 5 euros (£4.50) and have a similar travel time as the metro (approximately 10-15 minutes).
Flying with children? Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is equipped with its very own children’s science museum (NEMO), which is full of interactive activities that both you and your young ones can enjoy before your flight back to London or your next destination. Schiphol also features a library in its Holland Boulevard area with plenty of books and tablets that tell stories simply by swiping to the next image.
As far as airport restaurant options, you’re at no shortage in Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. With espresso bars, delis, Japanese restaurants and Mediterranean options, as well as fast food airport staples scattered throughout the terminals, you’ll have plenty of opportunity to refuel before your flight.
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If you would prefer to get to the city centre via taxi after your flight from London to Amsterdam, you can hire one at the taxi stand outside of the departures area. Taxis to the city centre generally cost around 40 euros (£36) and have a travel time of approximately 20 minutes.
To accommodate travellers with early flights, Schiphol Airport features two onsite accommodation options. The first option is Mercure Hotel Schiphol Airport, a terminal-adjacent three-star hotel, and the second is YOTELAIR, a trendy, first class-themed sleeping cabin in the main terminal.
You and family or travel companions can stay connected throughout your entire stay at Schiphol Airport with their unlimited free Wifi access. Desktop computers are also available at internet lounges located throughout the airport for travellers looking for a more comfortable way to catch up on work whilst waiting for their flights
Located in the Holland Boulevard section of the airport, Schiphol’s Babycare lounge features areas where you can feed, bathe and change your infant. The Babycare lounge also offers parents a place where they can let their babies rest, with seven designated sleep cabins.
There are 227 direct flights per day travelling from London to Amsterdam, for an average of 1,590 flights per week.
KLM (31 flights per day), British Airways (30 flights per day), and easyJet (29 flights per day) are the most frequent flyers of this route.
The earliest flight leaves London at 06:00 and lands in Amsterdam at 08:25.
The last flight leaves London at 20:55 and lands in Amsterdam at 23:05.
All the following airlines operate direct flights between London and Amsterdam: American Airlines, British Airways, China Airlines, China Southern, Delta, GOL, Garuda Indonesia, Japan Airlines, KLM, Kenya Airways, XiamenAir, China Eastern, Virgin Atlantic, Oman Air, easyJet, and Air France.
The Airbus A319 is the aircraft model that flies most regularly on the London to Amsterdam flight route.
oneworld, and SkyTeam are the airline alliances operating flights between London and Amsterdam, with SkyTeam being the most commonly used for this route.
There are direct flights from London to Amsterdam on a daily basis.
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