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Amsterdam to London flights

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Departure Wed, 07 Oct Return Thu, 08 Oct
AMS Amsterdam
LON London
return from £50
Departure Thu, 15 Oct Return Thu, 15 Oct
AMS Amsterdam
LON London
return from £44
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Find out further information on Amsterdam and London to help you prepare for your trip.
Currency and price comparison
Local, one-way ticket

A train in London costs roughly the same as in Amsterdam.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in London costs roughly the same as in Amsterdam.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in London is 30% cheaper than in Amsterdam.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in London is 3% cheaper than in Amsterdam.

Amsterdam airports
  • ( Schiphol (AMS)
    How far from city centre: 1 miles
  • ( Welschap (EIN)
    How far from city centre: 67 miles
  • ( Rotterdam (RTM)
    How far from city centre: 40 miles
London airports
  • ( Heathrow (LHR)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ( Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
  • ( Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ( Luton International (LTN)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
  • ( London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ( Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
K Distance: 222 miles

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Useful information for the flight from Amsterdam to London

How long is the flight from Amsterdam to London?

The flight time between Amsterdam and London is approximately one hour, and the flight path passes directly over the North Sea. Times and miles travelled vary slightly, depending on which London airport you are flying to.

What documentation do I need to fly to London from Amsterdam?

Passengers travelling on city breaks from Amsterdam to London will need a passport or ID card to clear border control upon arrival. Those from a country within the EEA and Switzerland can use either a passport or national identity card. A passport is required for all additional nationalities.

Is there a time change from Amsterdam to London?

There is a one-hour time difference between the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. The time in London is one hour behind Amsterdam. As this is the same as the flight duration, you will land in London at the same time you depart on your direct flight from Amsterdam.

Which airlines fly from Amsterdam to London

You can book a cheap flight from Amsterdam to London with multiple airlines, including:

  • British Airways, the flagship operator of the United Kingdom
  • Easyjet, a large budget European carrier
  • KLM, the national airline of the Netherlands
  • Vueling, a Spanish-based low-cost airline
  • Flybe, a regional airline based in the United Kingdom

How to find cheap flights from Amsterdam to London

Secure the best deals on airfares for a cheap ticket from Amsterdam to London by using Opodo’s powerful search engine. The simple interface and easy-to-use design lets customers select a number of variables including different airports, departure times, cheapest time to go, and airline preference.

When are the best times to fly from Amsterdam to London

  • May is considered one of the best times for holidaying in London. Spring weather has arrived and the parks are in full bloom. London is rarely hot in May, and the temperatures are ideal for walking along the glorious banks of the River Thames and catching a show in the glitzy West End.
  • Come September, the prime tourist season has abated, but London still enjoys long days and warm temperatures. This is an excellent time to visit the capital before the nights grow longer and the winter season arrives. September also welcomes a host of events, including London Fashion Week and the annual Open House London event, where well-regarded architectural venues open their doors to the public.
  • In December, London is adorned with festive decorations in the lead-up to the Christmas holidays. Hyde Park is transformed into a winter wonderland, and the south bank of the River Thames is lined with German-inspired Christmas stalls. There are also festive events held across the city, including parties, concerts, and special festive film screenings.

Airports in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is served by one main airport, Schiphol, for both domestic and international flights.

Useful information about Amsterdam Schiphol Airport

Schiphol Airport is located about 9km south-west of the city centre.

How to get to the airport:

  • By car: the airport is served by the A4 and the A9 motorways
  • By train: regular services connect the airport with Amsterdam's Central Station
  • By bus: the N97 night bus connects passengers with the airport when the train is not in service, for early morning departures

Services: shopping areas with duty-free outlets and boutiques, disability access, business facilities, library, branch of the Rijksmuseum, numerous bars, cafes, and restaurants

Airports in London

Most trips to London will land at Gatwick or Heathrow, depending on which airline you book with.

Useful information about Heathrow Airport

London Heathrow Airport is the largest in the country, located 23km west of the city.

How to get from the airport to the city:

  • By car: Major motorways serving the airport include the M25, M4 and A4
  • By train: Heathrow Express connects the airport to Paddington Station in central London
  • By underground: Piccadilly Line has thee stations at Heathrow Airport: T2&3, T4, and T5

Services: free Wi-Fi, various major-label and souvenir shops, wide range of restaurants and cafes, concierge services, lounges, shower facilities

Useful information about Gatwick Airport

London Gatwick Airport is the city's second airport, located 47km south of the city, near Crawley.

How to get from the airport to the city:

  • By car: M23 connects London Gatwick with several other major motorways across the city
  • By train: Railway station located in the South Terminal, with regular services to London
  • By bus: National Express operate buses from the airport to London's Victoria Station, where you can connect to the underground for onward travel

Services: 90 minutes free Wi-Fi, many food and drink outlets, shopping facilities and services, luggage services, lounges and premium clubrooms

What to do and visit in London

  • Explore the royal parks: Hyde Park, Kensington Gardens, St James's Park, and Regent's Park
  • Catch a show in the West End's theatre district
  • Visit incomparable museums including the Tate Modern, British Museum, National Gallery, and Victoria and Albert Museum
  • Drink a cocktail in trendy Soho
  • Shop at Brixton's vintage markets and stores
  • See the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace
  • Explore the hip Camden Market

Frequent asked questions about flights from Amsterdam to London

How is COVID-19 affecting flights from Amsterdam to London?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions United Kingdom may apply when travelling from Amsterdam. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
📊 How much, on average, are flights from Amsterdam to London?
The average price to go from Amsterdam to London is 73.96 GBP but ticket prices vary a lot, depending on the season and how far in advance you book.
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Amsterdam to London at Opodo?
Our search engines have found flights from 44€ for the route Amsterdam - London. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is London expensive to visit compared to Amsterdam?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in London costs an average of 3.00 GBP, 34% cheaper than Amsterdam, with a fare of 4.55 GBP, while train tickets costs 4% less in London: 2.80 GBP against 2.91 GBP in Amsterdam. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 15.00 GBP in London, 3% more than the 14.56 GBP in Amsterdam. The price of the coffee is around 2% cheaper in London, with an average of 2.98 GBP, while in Amsterdam the coffee costs 3.05 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Amsterdam to London?
According to real customer data from our website, the most popular months to book a trip from Amsterdam to London are July, April and June.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Amsterdam to London?
The best time of the year to go to London when flying from Amsterdam depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, July is the top 1 month to fly to  London from Amsterdam in terms of searches from our cutomer, followed by April and June. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period January, March and February are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Amsterdam -  London.
How long does the flight take to go from Amsterdam to London?
The total flight time between Amsterdam and London is of around 01:13 hours on average, considering an average distance of 369 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in oter cities in between).

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3.0 /5
Date 2019-07-10 Age 31-50 City London

Not enough seats when waiting for your gate information

3.0 /5
Date 2019-06-10 Age Over 70 City Mountnessing Brentwood Essex

Could be cleaner Long queues to get a drink/food

5.0 /5
Date 2018-12-26 Age 31-50 City Romania


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Date 2018-12-23 Age Under 30 City Colchester


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Reviews: 7
4.0 /5
Date 2019-07-26 Age 31-50 City UK

Heathrow can manage a crisis KLM cannot

4.0 /5
I don't wish to tell you about myself
Date 2019-07-11 Age City

Terminal 4 surprisingly good.

3.0 /5
Date 2019-05-01 Age 51-70 City UK

Involves a lot of walking!

4.0 /5
Date 2019-03-16 Age 51-70 City UK

Baggage delivery on arrival is very slow

5.0 /5
Date 2018-05-29 Age 31-50 City Françe


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Date 2018-04-19 Age 31-50 City U.K.

Not pleased at all

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Date 2018-03-25 Age 51-70 City Nigeria


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3.5 /5
Reviews: 2
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Date 2020-01-06 Age 31-50 City London


3.0 /5
Date 2018-03-22 Age 51-70 City Wanstead London

Think city airport it more organised

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3.0 /5
Reviews: 2
3.0 /5
Date 2019-08-22 Age 31-50 City London

Food isn't worth the money otherwise bog standard airport

3.0 /5
Date 2018-12-04 Age 31-50 City British

Construction on going not the best airport to be

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4.6 /5
Reviews: 8
5.0 /5
Date 2019-07-09 Age Over 70 City Uk

Easy public transport.

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Flybe Onetime
Date 2019-06-17 Age City

Clean. friendly staff. small airport.

5.0 /5
Date 2019-02-03 Age 31-50 City Dutch


5.0 /5
Date 2019-01-18 Age 51-70 City London

It is a quick and brisk airport and I do love City Airport

5.0 /5
Date 2019-01-02 Age 51-70 City Romania

No comment

4.0 /5
Date 2018-12-20 Age 51-70 City Nowhere

Very convenient. For once security was not too long

5.0 /5
Date 2018-04-19 Age 31-50 City London

Very pleasant airport.

3.0 /5
Date 2018-02-20 Age 31-50 City London

Not a lot of places to eat and very expensive

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Date 2019-07-30 Age 31-50 City london

no call whatsoever from opodo over my whole weekend being ruined.

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