The cheapest times to fly from AMS to STN are

  • August 27th to October 7th
  • October 22nd to March 18th (except the week of December 24th)

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 STN is mid January. Prices can be as high as $651 for Sunday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $53 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to London

Flying from Amsterdam (AMS) to London (STN) will usually cost between $65 to $494 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 $63. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $583. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $520 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $86 can be considered a good price for a round-trip AMS to STN flight.

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

AMS to STN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the AMS to STN 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 $0.28, 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 Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Amsterdam. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $75 (37%) 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 $120. Return trip prices are from the STN 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 STN can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 20 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 STN while comparing.

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

  • 29 miles (47 km) away from STN
  • Usually 19.77% less expensive than STN
  • Nonstop flights available

See AMS to SEN flights

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

  • 26 miles (42 km) away from STN
  • Usually 8.72% less expensive than STN
  • Nonstop flights available

See AMS to LTN flights

Destination alternative #3: London Gatwick Airport (LGW) in London

  • 54 miles (87 km) away from STN
  • Usually 6.98% less expensive than STN
  • Nonstop flights available

See AMS to LGW flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Baltic, atlasglobal, Austrian, British Airways, easyJet, Eurowings, Iberia, Jet2, Lufthansa, Pegasus, SAS, SWISS, Ural Airlines, Wideroe, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 194 miles or 312 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop AMS to STN flight is about 1 hour 20 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 41 available flights from AMS to STN.


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 STN
Destination airport name London Stansted Airport
City London
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 51.9
Longitude 0.2


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