The cheapest times to fly from LAX to AMS are

  • January 1st to April 22nd (except the week of April 9th)
  • September 24th 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 LAX to AMS is early November. Prices can be as high as $1163 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $498 for Tuesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Amsterdam

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Amsterdam (AMS) will usually cost between $528 to $1015 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $533. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1103. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $570 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $700 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to AMS flight.

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

LAX to AMS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to AMS flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, 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. 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 $80 (10%) 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 $683. Return trip prices are from the AMS to LAX 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 LAX to AMS can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 60 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 LAX to AMS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Brussels National Airport (BRU) in Brussels

  • 98 miles (158 km) away from AMS
  • Usually 8.29% less expensive than AMS
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to BRU flights

Destination alternative #2: Norwich Airport (NWI) in Norwich

  • 149 miles (240 km) away from AMS
  • Usually 6.93% less expensive than AMS
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to NWI flights

Destination alternative #3: Duesseldorf Airport (DUS) in Dusseldorf

  • 111 miles (179 km) away from AMS
  • Usually 2.79% less expensive than AMS
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to DUS flights


Flight Hacking LAX to AMS

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 LAX to AMS — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: London (LAX > LGW > AMS)

  • Price for both tickets: $524
  • Average savings: $177 (25.21%)

See LAX to LGW flights

Hack #2: Barcelona (LAX > BCN > AMS)

  • Price for both tickets: $535
  • Average savings: $165 (23.57%)

See LAX to BCN flights

Hack #3: London (LAX > LHR > AMS)

  • Price for both tickets: $549
  • Average savings: $151 (21.57%)

See LAX to LHR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 38 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, Air New Zealand, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Condor, Delta, easyJet, Etihad, Finnair, Flybe, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, Level, LOT, Lufthansa, Norwegian, Norwegian Air International, Norwegian Air UK, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Thomas Cook Airlines, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Schiphol Airport to Los Angeles International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5564 miles or 8954 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to AMS flight is about 10 hour 60 minutes.

How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Amsterdam?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 123 available flights from LAX to AMS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LAX
Origination airport name Los Angeles International Airport
City Los Angeles, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.9
Longitude -118.4

Return Airport

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


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