The cheapest times to fly from LCY to AMS are

  • August 27th to October 14th
  • October 29th to December 9th
  • December 24th to March 25th

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 LCY to AMS is early to mid January. Prices can be as high as $214 for Sunday flights during early July, or as low as $81 for Wednesday flights around early to mid January.


When to Fly to Amsterdam

Flying from London (LCY) to Amsterdam (AMS) will usually cost between $95 to $175 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid January with an average ticket price of $97. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early July, with an average price of $166. 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 $118 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LCY to AMS flight.

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

LCY to AMS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LCY to AMS flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from London. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.35, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to AMS, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into LCY. Sundays 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 $44 (26%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $110. Return trip prices are from the AMS to LCY 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 LCY to AMS can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 21 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 LCY to AMS while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Duesseldorf Airport (DUS) in Dusseldorf

  • 111 miles (179 km) away from AMS
  • Usually 0.42% less expensive than AMS
  • Nonstop flights available

See LCY to DUS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Alitalia, British Airways, Flybe, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 208 miles or 335 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LCY to AMS flight is about 1 hour 21 minutes.

How many flights go between London and Amsterdam?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 65 available flights from LCY to AMS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeLCY
Origination airport nameLondon City Airport
Countrythe United Kingdom

Return Airport

Destination codeAMS
Destination airport nameSchiphol Airport
Countrythe Netherlands


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