Cheap flights from London Heathrow to Amsterdam

Flight information London Heathrow to Amsterdam

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Average flight time, total distance 370 kilometres

1h 10min

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Airlines offering Amsterdam flights from London Heathrow

When searching for cheap airfares to Amsterdam from London Heathrow, you’ll find a number of direct airfares available each week. Some of the airlines operating regular flights from London Heathrow to Amsterdam are British Airways, KLM, Flybe, Cityjet, Garuda Indonesia, Air France, Lufthansa, SAS and Swiss. To find the cheapest flight for this particular route, it pays to sign up to Skyscanner’s price alerts.

London Heathrow airport departure information

Need to find some accommodation for the night before your cheap flight to Amsterdam? If so, you should book a London hotel online to take advantage of the best rates.

On the day of your flight from London Heathrow to Amsterdam, you should get to the airport at least 90 minutes, or preferably 2 hours, before takeoff so that you have plenty of time to check in and drop off your luggage. Ensure you carry a valid passport with you on the day too.

London Heathrow Airport is approximately 24km from the city of London, a distance which takes approximately half an hour to drive. To get to the airport, you can drive yourself and park on site; drop off a rental car when you arrive; take a taxi; or utilise the plentiful public transport.

National Express coaches travel to and from the airport, while the Heathrow Express train runs on the Piccadilly line and picks up from stations such as Paddington and London Underground. In addition, you could also take the Heathrow Connect service which runs from London Paddington as well as local stations.

Heathrow is one of the busiest airports in the world, and as a result is set up with plenty of amenities for passengers to enjoy. While you wait to board your plane for your travel to Amsterdam from London, you can shop up a storm at the many stores in the terminal; grab a bite to eat at one of the numerous restaurants and other food outlets; or use the Internet via the building’s free Wi-Fi service. The terminal also has a post box, currency exchange services, bathrooms, ATMs, luggage trolleys, baby change rooms, and public telephones.

Amsterdam airport arrivals

When you arrive at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, (the fifth busiest airport in Europe in terms of passenger numbers) you won’t have to look far to see that the terminal is well equipped with traveller services.

Apart from lots of food outlets and shops (including duty-free stores), the building is also home to the Holland Casino; business facilities; a meditation centre for all religions; massage chairs and spas; and Internet centres. Furthermore, the terminal also has bathrooms, ATMs, free Wi-Fi, currency exchange services, places to charge devices; and the world’s first permanent airport library.

To leave Amsterdam airport and travel into the city centre (around 10km away and a 20-minute drive), you can hire a car, take a taxi, book an airport transfer online, hop on a shuttle bus (these run every 10 minutes between 6am and 9pm), or take a train or bus. Direct trains run every 10-15 minutes most of the day, while buses run around every half an hour most hours, except for weekends when there are limited services.

Other important information to note:

When comparing costs of living between London and Amsterdam you’ll find that Amsterdam is typically less expensive than the English city. For example, the average price of a meal from an inexpensive restaurant in London is around $30, while in Amsterdam you’ll only pay about $23. When it comes to taxis to or from the airport, you’ll need to pay about $120 in London, and generally just $50 to $65 in Amsterdam.

Please note: all information is correct as of January 2016.

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