The cheapest times to fly from AMS to AEX are

  • January 8th to April 22nd
  • May 7th to June 17th (except the week of June 4th)
  • October 29th to December 9th

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 AEX is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $1725 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $876 for Thursday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Alexandria

Flying from Amsterdam (AMS) to Alexandria, LA (AEX) will usually cost between $883 to $1555 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $906. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1591. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $685 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $979 can be considered a good price for a round-trip AMS to AEX flight.

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

AMS to AEX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the AMS to AEX 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 $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to AEX, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into AMS. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $133 (12%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1017. Return trip prices are from the AEX 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 AEX 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 40 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 AEX while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Shreveport Regional Airport (SHV) in Shreveport, LA

  • 108 miles (174 km) away from AEX
  • Usually 4.49% less expensive than AEX
  • 1-layover flights available

See AMS to SHV flights

Destination alternative #2: Lake Charles Regional Airport (LCH) in Lake Charles, LA

  • 92 miles (148 km) away from AEX
  • Usually 1.63% less expensive than AEX
  • 1-layover flights available

See AMS to LCH flights


Flight Hacking AMS to AEX

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 AEX — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (AMS > JFK > AEX)

  • Price for both tickets: $770
  • Average savings: $209 (21.35%)

See AMS to LGA flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (AMS > LGA > AEX)

  • Price for both tickets: $778
  • Average savings: $201 (20.53%)

See AMS to JFK flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $793
  • Average savings: $186 (19%)

See AMS to EWR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, COPA, Delta, KLM, Lufthansa, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Alexandria International Airport to Schiphol Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4823 miles or 7762 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop AMS to AEX flight is about 9 hour 40 minutes.

How many flights go between Amsterdam and Alexandria, LA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from AMS to AEX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeAMS
Origination airport nameSchiphol Airport
Countrythe Netherlands

Return Airport

Destination codeAEX
Destination airport nameAlexandria International Airport
CityAlexandria, LA
Countrythe United States


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