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London Amsterdam
Wed, 27 Dec LTN - AMS
Sun, 31 Dec AMS - LTN
-27 %
£161 £117
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London Amsterdam
Thu, 11 Jan SEN - AMS
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London Amsterdam
Tue, 19 Dec LTN - AMS
Thu, 21 Dec AMS - LTN
£95 £93
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London Amsterdam
Tue, 12 Dec LGW - AMS
Tue, 12 Dec AMS - LGW
£109 £106
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London Amsterdam
Sun, 24 Dec LTN - AMS
Tue, 26 Dec AMS - LTN
£191 £187
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London Amsterdam
Mon, 01 Jan LGW - AMS
Thu, 04 Jan AMS - LGW
£113 £111
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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 = 1.16 EUR
British Pound Sterling Euro
1 EUR = 0.87 GBP
Last checked on 05 December 2023
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Amsterdam are 1% cheaper than in London.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Amsterdam is 19% cheaper than a meal in London.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Amsterdam is 14% cheaper than in London.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Amsterdam is 12% cheaper than in London.

London airports
  • ( Heathrow (LHR)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ( Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ( Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 25 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
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

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Your flight from London to Amsterdam

A direct flight from London to Amsterdam will take around 1 hour and 15 minutes, depending on the airport you fly from. There are plenty of daily departures from a range of airlines and airports.

There's an hour time difference between London and Amsterdam, with the Netherlands an hour ahead of the UK.

Your airline will tell you when to arrive but as a rough guide, you should aim to get to an airport at least three hours before your boarding gate closes. Please leave plenty of time to account for London traffic conditions and busy times, such as holiday periods.

Here is a tip for you to make it easier to plan your holiday: next time book a hotel or flight + hotel in Amsterdam or book a hotel or flight + hotel in London if you have an early flight, a stepover or multi-city flight. If you book your flight + hotel together you can save up to 40% when compared to booking separately and all that's left for you to do is relax and enjoy your trip!

Which airlines fly from London to Amsterdam?

There are several options to choose from when flying between London and Amsterdam, with plenty of regular departures each day and budget options from providers like easyJet. Here is a list of the main airlines flying to Amsterdam:

Airports in London

There is a huge choice of airports to fly to Amsterdam from London.

London Luton

London Luton (LTN) is a smaller airport used by the budget airline easyJet. It is 28 miles north of central London. It is well-serviced by a Luton Airport Parkway train to St Pancras International Station and has a direct rail connection to Gatwick Airport.

London Stansted

London Stansted Airport (STN) is another airport outside the city. It's 42 miles northeast of London in Essex. It is also used by easyJet. Coaches depart daily from all the major London terminals and trains depart every 50 minutes, seven days a week from Liverpool Street Station.

London City Airport

London City Airport (LCY) is one of the newest additions and you can fly to Amsterdam from here with KLM Airlines. It's six miles east of the city at the Royal Docks, in the Borough of Newham. London Underground maps will show you how to reach London Airport, as it's in Zone Three and you can get there on the Docklands Light Railway.

London Gatwick

London Gatwick is one of London's major airports and it's approximately 29 miles south of the city. You can fly from here with easyJet and British Airways. Trains will take you straight to the airport from London Victoria and major cities like Brighton. There are regional and national bus services direct to the airport from places like Cambridge and Birmingham.

London Heathrow

London Heathrow (LHR) is another major airport used by British Airways and KLM. It is 14 miles west of central London. A Heathrow Express train departs from London Paddington or you can get there on the Elizabeth Underground Line, as well as by coach from other stations.

If you wish to explore the surroundings of the city at your own pace, you can always rent a car in London with Opodo.

Airports in Amsterdam

Facilities at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport

Amsterdam Schiphol has a host of services and facilities. These can be used to make your arrival or departure more comfortable and enjoyable.

Travellers with young children can make use of dedicated Baby Care areas.

Like any international airport, a whole range of shopping options are available. Major brands of clothing and electronics have shops there. Last-minute gifts can also be purchased from unique shops like The House of Tulips and Say Cheese. And you can pick up any forgotten supplies from a Boots Pharmacy in the Plaza.

For dining options, you've got everything from well-known fast food chains to coffee houses for bites on the go. If you want to sit down and relax, then Kebaya and Jamie's Deli offer more upmarket options.

When is the best time to visit Amsterdam?

Flights tend to be cheaper in winter as many people take holidays in December. The darker nights and weather may deter some tourists, but for you, that could mean a quieter city trip and if it coincides with sunny, clear days, it could be a fantastic, low-cost winter break.

July and August bring the best of the weather to Amsterdam. The average temperature is 22 C, with sunny days and a light breeze. That's perfect for biking around the canals and stopping for an al fresco coffee. September is great, too, as it's quieter and only slightly cooler.

Tuesday and Thursday tend to be the cheapest and quietest days to travel, letting you beat the crowds and queues for the main attractions.

What to do in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a thriving capital city, built on its rich maritime heritage. Three days in Amsterdam is the perfect amount of time to see everything.

For those who want to explore its past, the Royal Palace and The Rijksmuseum are a must. To understand more about a crucial moment in the city’s modern history, visit the Anne Frank House, the former home of a young Jewish girl who hid there during the Second World War to avoid the occupying Nazis.

The Rijksmuseum also houses some spectacular works of art from the Dutch masters, but art lovers mustn't ignore the city's famous son. The Van Gogh Museum houses a huge collection from the post-impressionist, which has an immersive 3D experience as well as his most famous works.

Amsterdam itself is a beautiful, biker-friendly city, so many locals prefer to get about by bicycle. If you want to join them you can rent a bike from lots of small independent businesses that will also provide maps of the cycle lanes to get you around and out of the city. There are also plenty of boat trips on its interconnecting canals available.

Finally, Amsterdam's unique nightlife deserves a mention, while the Heineken Museum melds an interactive experience with brewing for beer lovers. If you’re looking to treat yourself a little, then there are plenty of options for world-class dining, though some require you to book in advance.

FAQs about your flight from London to Amsterdam

How can I find last-minute flights from London to Amsterdam?

You can easily find these by using our search engine, simply search for flights from London to Amsterdam and look out for results that are aptly labelled with the ‘last minute’ tags.

Which airlines fly directly to Amsterdam?

Three airlines fly directly from London's airports to Amsterdam Schiphol. These are easyJet, British Airways and KLM. As the major airports in London are all connected by rail services, getting from the city to any airport is quick and easy. In some cases, you can even connect from other cities such as Cambridge or Brighton.

What are the cancellation fees and policies for my flight?

Cancellation fees and policies can vary depending on individual airline rules and the type of ticket you selected when booking, though you will likely be charged a £25 service fee. If you bought a ticket with a ‘Cancel for Any Reason Guarantee’ then you will be entitled to a refund, though a 20% excess fee may apply.

Can I change or cancel my flight from London to Amsterdam?

Cheaper tickets generally don’t offer refunds, but this all depends on the airline and type of ticket you selected when booking. If you have a flexible dates ticket then you can change when you fly out up to 24 hours before the original departure time. You can view your options by logging in and visiting the ‘Manage my Booking’ page on our website or app.

How far is it from Amsterdam Schiphol to the city centre?

Amsterdam Schiphol is around five miles south of the city centre, so you can get to the city pretty quickly once you land. When the trains and bus service are running smoothly, you should be in the city centre within 30 minutes traffic permitting.

Which month is the cheapest to fly from London to Amsterdam?

January tends to have the cheapest airline tickets departing from London's airports to Amsterdam. This also continues to February and even in late December, low-cost flights can be found. July and August tend to be the priciest months.

Frequently asked questions about flights from London to Amsterdam

How long does the flight take to go 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 can I find cheap flights from London to Amsterdam at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from London to Amsterdam is 19£. 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 3.43 GBP, 14% cheaper than London, with a fare of 4.00 GBP, while train tickets costs 1% less in Amsterdam: 2.91 GBP against 2.95 GBP in London. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 14.57 GBP in Amsterdam, 19% less than the 18.00 GBP in London. The price of the coffee is around 12% cheaper in Amsterdam, with an average of 3.16 GBP, while in London the coffee costs 3.58 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.
Is it possible to purchase a flexible ticket for my flight from London to Amsterdam?
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 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: Stansted (STN) to Schiphol (AMS). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Easyjet.
  • Alternatively, you can find London - Amsterdam flights between Heathrow (LHR) to Schiphol (AMS) with the following airline(s) flying the route: China Southern Airlines.
  • Virgin Atlantic.
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Airlines with indirect flights from London to Amsterdam are:
Airlines with indirect flights from London to Amsterdam are:
  • Scandinavian Airlines, stoping in Stockholm for 130 minutes minimun.
  • Brussels Airlines, with 176 minutes scale in Brussels.
  • Brussels Airlines, with 176 minutes scale in Brussels.

Schiphol - Latest customer reviews

4.3 /5
Reviews: 3
5.0 /5
Date 2019-06-27 Age 51-70 City Uk

Stay in departures as long as possible nothing avail at gate

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

all went well and very quick

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

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Flight Duration 1 h and 16 m Flights between London and Amsterdam take, on average, 1 h and 16 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight £19 Cheapest price for a flight between London and Amsterdam found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport Heathrow The airport Heathrow is the departure airport operating flights between London and Amsterdam
Arriving Airport Schiphol Flights departing London with Amsterdam as destination arrive at Schiphol

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