The cheapest times to fly from AMS to LCH are

  • January 1st to April 22nd
  • October 29th to December 9th (except the week of November 26th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from AMS to LCH is early December. Prices can be as high as $1805 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $857 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Lake Charles

Flying from Amsterdam (AMS) to Lake Charles, LA (LCH) will usually cost between $857 to $1475 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $891. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1538. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $648 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $963 can be considered a good price for a round-trip AMS to LCH flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the AMS to LCH route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

AMS to LCH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the AMS to LCH flight is priced close to the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Amsterdam. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Lake Charles, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Amsterdam. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $129 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $972. Return trip prices are from the LCH to AMS flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from AMS to LCH can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 49 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from AMS to LCH while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport (IAH) in Houston, TX

  • 127 miles (204 km) away from LCH
  • Usually 33.39% less expensive than LCH
  • Nonstop flights available

See AMS to IAH flights

Destination alternative #2: William P Hobby Airport (HOU) in Houston, TX

  • 128 miles (206 km) away from LCH
  • Usually 31.15% less expensive than LCH
  • 1-layover flights available

See AMS to HOU flights


Flight Hacking AMS to LCH

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from AMS to LCH — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (AMS > LGA > LCH)

  • Price for both tickets: $711
  • Average savings: $252 (26.17%)

See AMS to JFK flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (AMS > JFK > LCH)

  • Price for both tickets: $720
  • Average savings: $243 (25.23%)

See AMS to LGA flights

Hack #3: Newark, NJ (AMS > EWR > LCH)

  • Price for both tickets: $764
  • Average savings: $199 (20.66%)

See AMS to EWR flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from AMS to LCH? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: American, COPA, Delta, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Lake Charles Regional Airport to Schiphol Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4913 miles or 7907 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from AMS to LCH?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop AMS to LCH flight is about 9 hour 49 minutes.

How many flights go between Amsterdam and Lake Charles, LA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from AMS to LCH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeAMS
Origination airport nameSchiphol Airport
Countrythe Netherlands

Return Airport

Destination codeLCH
Destination airport nameLake Charles Regional Airport
CityLake Charles, LA
Countrythe United States


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