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Departure Thu, 05 Nov Return Fri, 13 Nov
LON London
AMS Amsterdam
return from £65
Departure Tue, 17 Nov Return Fri, 27 Nov
LON London
AMS Amsterdam
return from £49
Flight route information
The capital city of Netherlands, Amsterdam is a picturesque European city with a modern cosmopolitan culture.
Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.1 EUR
British Pound Sterling Euro
1 EUR = 0.92 GBP
Last checked on 31 October 2020
Local, one-way ticket

Trains are 4% more expensive in Amsterdam than in London.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Amsterdam is 3% cheaper than a meal in London.

Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 52% more expensive in Amsterdam than in London.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 2% more expensive in Amsterdam than in London.

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
  • ( Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
  • ( London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
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
K Distance: 222 miles

Getting to and from the airport

Flights departing from London

London is one of the most diverse and current cities in the world. The city is popular for its historical and cultural attractions, Tower of London, Royal Albert Hall, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, and museums and palaces. This capital city is a renowned centre of business and finance as well as culture and it is home to a wide variety of unique architectural buildings.

This metropolis hosts several captivating events and festivals every now and then. London has five major airports serving the city and its surrounding areas. The airports serve several major airlines, which operate both domestic and international flights. Flights to Amsterdam from London depart from any of the airports.

Getting to London airport

There are regular London to Amsterdam flights, leaving from Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, London City and Luton Airports. The journey takes about 75 minutes, depending on the departure airport and airline. Getting to London airports from the city is simple. The city is well-connected with an impressive public transport system.

Passengers flying from Stansted, Gatwick or Luton can opt for the National Express coach for easy transportation. If you are flying from London City, you can opt for a DLR train from central London. London Heathrow has regular train services - Heathrow Express and Heathrow Connect - which run from the city to the airport.

Arriving to Amsterdam

The picturesque city of Amsterdam is one of the largest cities in the Netherlands. The city is the financial and cultural centre of the country. Amsterdam features several historical and cultural attractions, which draw tourist from all over the world. The vibrant city is packed with scenic canals, cafes, art galleries and museums. It has a pulsating nightlife that will make you want to stay longer.

Amsterdam has long had a reputation for being one of the most favourite destinations in Europe. The charming city offers many things to do and see. Although, the city is now filled with several streets, parking spaces and buildings, it also benefits from plenty of canals and harbours.

How to get to the city centre

All flights from London to Amsterdam land at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, which is the major international airport serving the city and one of the largest in Europe. It is located in the municipality of Haarlemmermeer, about 9km southwest of Amsterdam. The city has an excellent transport network system, thus, getting to the city from the airport is very easy.

Upon your arrival, you can opt for a direct train from the airport to Amsterdam Central Station. The train is the most convenient and fastest mode of transport to the city centre. Airport shuttles and taxis are also available for transfers to the city centre or wherever your destination.

Frequent asked questions about flights from London to Amsterdam

Is it safe to travel from London to Amsterdam during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Netherlands may apply when travelling from London. 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 are flights from London to Amsterdam?
The average price to go from London to Amsterdam is of 70.24 GBP, but bare in mind that ticket prices may vary depending on the season and on how far in advance you book.
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from London to Amsterdam at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from London to Amsterdam is 49£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Amsterdam expensive to visit compared to London?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Amsterdam costs an average of 4.55 GBP, 52% more expensive than London, with a fare of 3.00 GBP, while train tickets costs 4% more in Amsterdam: 2.91 GBP against 2.80 GBP in London. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 14.56 GBP in Amsterdam, 3% less than the 15.00 GBP in London. The price of the coffee is around 2% more expensive in Amsterdam, with an average of 3.08 GBP , while in London the coffee costs 3.01 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from London to Amsterdam?
The most popular months to book a trip from London to Amsterdam are July, August and May, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from London to Amsterdam?
The best time of the year to go to Amsterdam when flying from London depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, August is the top 1º month to fly to Amsterdam from London in terms of searches from our customer, followed by June and April. 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 London -  Amsterdam.
What is the cheapest price for a flight from London to Amsterdam?
The total flight time between London and Amsterdam is of around 01:16 hours on average, considering an average distance of 366 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
How is the weather in Amsterdam compared to London?
While in London the temperatures can reach an average of 29.01 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 9.0 mm ,Amsterdam's temperatures can go up to 30.44 ºC during the hot season, with 6.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -2.89 ºC in Amsterdam, compared to the -3.09 ºC average degrees reported in London. During the winter period, London can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while Amsterdam have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between London and Amsterdam?
The main airport route flying between London and Amsterdam is: Heathrow (LHR) to Schiphol (AMS). This route is covered by the following airline(s): Klm Royal Dutch Airlines. British Airways. China Southern Airlines. Alternatively, you can find London - Amsterdam flights between Stansted (STN) to Schiphol (AMS) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Easyjet.

Schiphol - Latest customer reviews

3.8 /5
Reviews: 4
4.0 /5
Date 2019-09-02 Age 51-70 City UK

VERY expensive. More comfortable seating in waiting areas would have been good but generally pleasant

4.0 /5
Date 2019-07-21 Age Over 70 City The Netherlands

all went well and very quick

5.0 /5
Date 2019-06-27 Age 51-70 City Uk

Stay in departures as long as possible nothing avail at gate

2.0 /5
Date 2018-03-29 Age 51-70 City UK

Old plane cramped seating.

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