How long is a flight to Amsterdam?
The flight from London to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) is 1 hour and 20 minutes.
What is the cheapest month to fly to Amsterdam?
The cheapest month to fly to Amsterdam is January. Peak season in Amsterdam starts in April/May when the tulips are in bloom through to the end of August. To find the cheapest flights to Amsterdam, use our low fare finder.
Is Amsterdam cheap to visit?
You can travel on a budget in Amsterdam as it’s a compact city where almost everyone gets around on a bicycle. The cultural and dining scene is creative and diverse so it’s possible to enjoy the city on a budget with a little bit of research. With its central core of picturesque canals and charming gabled buildings, Amsterdam is also a highly walkable city with hidden gems around every corner.
Is it easy to get around Amsterdam?
Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) is located just 9km from the city centre and has excellent transport links to the rest of the Netherlands. The train station is just below the terminal building and will take you to Amsterdam Central Station in 15 minutes. Or if you prefer, the Amsterdam Airport Express (bus 397) is just outside Schiphol plaza, as well as shuttle buses direct to hotels in the city. Taxis are just outside the terminal, with a 20 minute drive to the city centre.
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Why visit Amsterdam?
Perfect for a weekend break at any time of year, Amsterdam is an eclectic city steeped in creativity and history. An irresistible mix of canal-lined streets, incredible museums and charming, gabled buildings, explore the distinct neighbourhoods dotted around the city or go on a bike ride around the city – just like the locals. Gaze upon Rembrant’s famous ‘Night Watch’ painting at the Rijksmuseum or take a comprehensive tour of Van Gogh’s largest collection at the Van Gogh museum. After a day of exploring, relax at a local ‘bruin cafe’, a ‘brown cafe’ and Dutch pub named for its traditional wooden panelling.
Why fly British Airways to Amsterdam?