The cheapest times to fly from AMS to LGW are

  • January 1st to April 8th (except the week of March 26th)
  • May 21st to June 3rd
  • September 24th to October 7th
  • October 22nd to April 8th (except the weeks of December 17th, December 24th, and March 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 LGW is mid January. Prices can be as high as $307 for Sunday flights during mid June, or as low as $61 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to London

Flying from Amsterdam (AMS) to London (LGW) will usually cost between $63 to $132 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $64. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid June, with an average price of $133. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $69 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $80 can be considered a good price for a round-trip AMS to LGW flight.

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

AMS to LGW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the AMS to LGW flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Amsterdam. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.22, which is 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 London, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Amsterdam. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $22 (22%) 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 $76. Return trip prices are from the LGW 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 LGW can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 23 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from AMS to LGW while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Southend Airport (SEN) in Southend-On-Sea

  • 48 miles (77 km) away from LGW
  • Usually 13.75% less expensive than LGW
  • Nonstop flights available

See AMS to SEN flights

Destination alternative #2: London Luton Airport (LTN) in London

  • 51 miles (82 km) away from LGW
  • Usually 1.88% less expensive than LGW
  • Nonstop flights available

See AMS to LTN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 27 major airlines flying this route most often: Aegean, Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Air Arabia Maroc, Air Baltic, Air Europa, Air Malta, Belavia, British Airways, China Airlines, Croatia, CSA, easyJet, Iberia, Iberia Express, Icelandair, KLM, Norwegian, Norwegian Air International, Royal Air Maroc, Smartwings, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Tunisair, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International, Vueling, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from London Gatwick Airport to Schiphol Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 227 miles or 365 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop AMS to LGW flight is about 1 hour 23 minutes.

How many flights go between Amsterdam and London?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 52 available flights from AMS to LGW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code AMS
Origination airport name Schiphol Airport
City Amsterdam
Country the Netherlands
Latitude 52.3
Longitude 4.8

Return Airport

Destination code LGW
Destination airport name London Gatwick Airport
City London
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 51.1
Longitude -0.2


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