|Popular in||December||High demand for flights, 2% potential price rise|
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|Average price||£87||Average for round-trip flights in May 2022|
|Round-trip from||£54||From London to Amsterdam Schiphol|
|One-way from||£8||One-way flight from London to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)|
Information is based on travel restrictions from United Kingdom to Amsterdam Schiphol
Most visitors from United Kingdom need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Amsterdam Schiphol.
COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from United Kingdom must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 48 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 24 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Amsterdam Schiphol.
Visitors from United Kingdom are not required to quarantine after entering Amsterdam Schiphol.
Health Declaration Form - All travelers aged 12 years and older are required to fill out a Health Declaration Form before departure to the Netherlands.
Returning to United Kingdom from Amsterdam Schiphol
COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Amsterdam Schiphol are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering United Kingdom.
Visitors from Amsterdam Schiphol are not required to quarantine after entering United Kingdom.
LON - AMS
£75 - £145
6 - 20 °C
What is known as Tulip Season in Holland generally marks the start of tourist season in Amsterdam. Peak season run from April to September when summer is at its best and the city is at its most vibrant, grabbing a cheap flight to Amsterdam during these times is near impossible.
October to March is considered off season for Amsterdam because it gets much colder and, therefore, less crowded. That said, many of the city’s main cultural events occur between these months, so it is an excellent time to find good cheap flights to Amsterdam. The canals sometimes freeze over, too, so you can skate on them alongside the residents for a completely different festive experience.
Flights from London to Amsterdam: 53 minutes
Flights from Manchester to Amsterdam: 1 hour 16 minutes
Flights from Birmingham to Amsterdam: 1 hour 9 minutes
Flights from Glasgow to Amsterdam: 1 hour 50 minutes
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS) is the main international airport in the Netherlands.
Amsterdam airport has a single-terminal with three departure halls. Distance from the airport to the city centre is 5.6 miles (9km)
Train services: Dutch Railways operates trains from a station that is directly beneath Schiphol airport. Passengers are able to buy chipcards, either for single-use or as an OV-chipkaart, from the yellow machines at the station and on Schiphol Plaza. An alternative that is quicker than the usual domestic train routes is the Intercity Direct service, which is also available from Schiphol.
Buses: line 197 (otherwise known as the Airport Express) will take you to Amsterdam city centre from the airport and operates every 15 minutes.
The airport also offers a hotel shuttle service from directly outside the terminal (stand A7) and can take you to your Amsterdam hotel.
Hints and tips
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is the busiest airport in the Netherlands and the fifth-largest in Europe, making it one of the continent’s most important flight hubs. With its close proximity to Amsterdam and great rail and road connections to the rest of the country (and Europe), it’s easy to see why Schiphol has become so popular. The fantastic shopping opportunities, helpful staff and popular facilities at Schiphol will probably keep at the top of the list for many years to come.
Being a major air hub in Europe, there is never a shortage of activities and shopping opportunities for passengers travelling to and from Schiphol. Passengers need not be intimidated by the size of Schiphol because it operates out of one easy-to-navigate terminal centred on a shopping plaza stocked with loads of great buys and fun things to do.
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is a hub for KLM Airlines. It is also the European hub for Delta as well as Amsterdam Airlines, Arkefly, Vueling, Transavia and Martinair. With so many airlines focusing on Schiphol it’s easy to find flights to Amsterdam. Cheap flights to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol can be booked on low-cost carriers such as easyJet and bmi, which usually make use of the low-cost wing of the airport, known as the H-pier.
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is a fantastic airport for travellers. While it has all of the amenities one would expect from a world-class airport and a number of unexpected facilities and entertainment options too, it still manages to have a personal touch and enough quiet spaces to make even the most highly strung air traveller feel relaxed.
Most people fly into Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) if they book a flight to Amsterdam. Schiphol is conveniently located just 7.1 mi from Amsterdam’s city centre.
Searches for flights to Amsterdam have seen an increase of 179% this year.