The cheapest times to fly from LHR to AMS are

  • April 9th to April 29th (except the week of April 16th)
  • June 4th to July 1st (except the week of June 18th)
  • September 3rd to September 23rd (except the week of September 10th)
  • October 29th to March 25th (except the weeks of December 10th and February 12th)

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 LHR to AMS is mid January. Prices can be as high as $158 for Sunday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $90 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Amsterdam

Flying from London (LHR) to Amsterdam (AMS) will usually cost between $90 to $140 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 $90. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $135. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $46 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $99 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LHR to AMS flight.

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

LHR to AMS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LHR 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 $0.27, 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $16 (14%) 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 $97. Return trip prices are from the AMS to LHR 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 LHR 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 24 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 LHR to AMS while comparing.

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

  • 111 miles (179 km) away from AMS
  • Usually 10.10% less expensive than AMS
  • Nonstop flights available

See LHR to DUS flights

Destination alternative #2: Brussels National Airport (BRU) in Brussels

  • 98 miles (158 km) away from AMS
  • Usually 3.54% less expensive than AMS
  • Nonstop flights available

See LHR to BRU flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 38 major airlines flying this route most often: Aegean, Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Air Austral, Air France, Air Malta, Air Serbia, Alitalia, Austrian, Azul, British Airways, Bulgaria Air, China Eastern, China Southern, Croatia, EgyptAir, Eurowings, Finnair, Flybe, Gol, Iberia, Icelandair, JAL, Kenya Airways, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Royal Air Maroc, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, TAROM, THAI, Turkish Airlines, Vietnam Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 230 miles or 370 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LHR to AMS flight is about 1 hour 24 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 74 available flights from LHR to AMS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LHR
Origination airport name London Heathrow Airport
City London
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 51.5
Longitude -0.5

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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