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  • D1 SCREENING
    Jul 27, 2015
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    What is D1 screening vs Passport control? We have a 70 minute connection in AMS on our flight from Rome to Seattle. I am just trying to figure out if this is enough time to make it through.

     

    Just follow the signs. You should have enough time.

     

  • FCO --> AMS --> SEA
    Jul 27, 2015
    2
    Will 90 minutes be enough time at AMS to make my connection between Rome & Seattle (KLM from Rome, Delta to Seattle)?

     

    Oh, and this would all be on the same ticket (not yet purchased). Based on other posts, it sounds like it should be safe, but I want to be sure before I make the investment.

     

    Yes, that should be enough time.

     

  • PRG-AMS-ATL 55 min?
    Jul 26, 2015
    3
    We will be traveling Prague - Amsterdam - Atlanta with a 55 min layover on our return to US. Only flown in via AMS, never out. I'm assuming we clear passport control since going from Schengen to US flight. Is 55 min long enough? Are there any priority lines that may expedite AMS security, if needed? Thanks!

     

    Yes, that should be enough time. AMS is built to accomodate tight connections. Schengen exit passport control is a formality.

     

    See my post under VCE-AMS-SEA. 55 min is a short connectiontime given delta closes their gates 20 min prior to departure time. With our early arrival, we had a 65 min connection time. We were one of the last to board. Re expedited lines, at the passport control we used, there was a line for those with a short connection time. They list which flights qualify and there was an agent checking your ticket to see if you could access this line.

     

    We arrived late from Vienna to make a similar connection with arrival at Terminal C, departure at Terminal G - opposite end of the airport. A good 15 minute hike if one is hustling. It was very difficult, and we are hikers in great shape! Barely made it.

     

  • KLM Connections Amsterdam
    Jul 20, 2015
    1
    Traveling from Portland OR to Kilamajaro Tanzania through Amsterdam. Have 1 1/2 hrs. to change KLM flights. Will the connection be made behind security, i.e. international terminal and is there anything I should be aware of regarding this connection. I will be returning by same connections.

     

    Amsterdam only has one Terminal. You will not be entering the Schengen area so you will not have to go through Passport control. You just have to go from your arrrival gate to your departure gate on your way to Tanzania. On your return you will just have to go through Security.

     

  • Making connections
    Jul 20, 2015
    1
    I'm coming in from a United flight from Chicago and going to a Scandinavian Airlines flight to Stockholm. I have 1 hour and 30 minutes to make the connection and I figure 30 minutes before is when we'd start boarding. Is that a viable connection time, and what kind of security do you have to go through coming/going to those cities? Everything I read about Schiphol security confuses me to no end.

     

    You will go through Schengen Passport control when entering the Schengen pier of the terminal. On the return you will go through Schengen Exit Passport Control.

     

  • Connection
    Jul 17, 2015
    1
    Flying from Chicago to Amsterdam with a 90 minute layover, transferring to a KLM flight to Tanzania. The flights are not on the same ticket but we will have only carry on bags. Is that sufficient time?

     

    That should be enough time. You can get your KLM boarding pass from the transfer desk.

     

  • ATL to LED with 1:45 min connection time in AMS
    Jul 15, 2015
    1
    I am flying Delta from Atlanta to St Petersburg, Russia with a 1 hour 45 minute connection (to flight operated by KLM) in Amsterdam. Is this enough time? What type of security/passport control/immigration will I have to go through? Thank you for your replies!

     

    That should be enough time. You shouldn't have to go through anything in Amsterdam other than walking from your arrival gate to your departure gate, since you will not be entering the Schengen Area.

     

  • CDG->AMS->YUL
    Jul 11, 2015
    1
    I am looking a flight connection that is from Air France arriving into AMS with a 1hr 30min layover to a connecting KLM flight that is international to Montreal, CA. I am unsure if this would be enough time to arrive and make an international connection. Thank you!

     

    That is plenty of time if both tickets are bought on the same reservation. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate and through schengen exit passport control.

     

  • step by step order?
    Jul 11, 2015
    0
    Hi Experts! We are Americans leaving AMS -Seattle on KLM/Delta. I plan on doing on -line check in before hand and self baggage check in. I understand there is a lot of walking to get to gates? When we are dropped off is their a particular departure area that is closer to our D gates? Also, is the order:- 1. Central security up stairs on mezzanine level 2.Passport check with Dutch military police 3. D1 gate which will then give us our actual gate # Is this correct? Thank you!

     

  • Arriving from LHR to AMS (On BA), deprating AMS to IAH (on United)
    Jul 10, 2015
    1
    The flights are on separate itineraries, so i believe i have to go through immigration and pick up my bags then go through customs and recheck my bags for the IAH flight. I have only 2 hours from when I land to when the next flight takes off. Will 2 hours be enough?

     

    2 hours is barely possible I would say, you will have to hope your bags come out quickly and then hurry to the United check-in counter. I believe you will need to get there 90 minutes before your flight.

     

  • SEA-AMS-HAM
    Jul 6, 2015
    1
    We will be travelling to AMS from SEA (we are US citizens) via Delta Airlines and then to HAM (Hamburg Germany) via KLM. What steps do we have to go through? Also, returning, we will go through CDG from HAM via Air France and then to SEA via Delta. What are the steps there?

     

    On your way to Hamburg, in Amsterdam you will go through Schengen passport control and follow signs to your departure gate. On your way back to seattle, you will go through Schengen Exit passport control in Paris and follow signs to your departure gate. Neither way to do have to do anything with your baggage during your connection.

     

  • 50 Minute Connection in AMS (traveling from the USA to Vienna via AMS)
    Jul 6, 2015
    1
    Is 50 minutes sufficient time to connect in AMS when arriving on a United Airlines Flight from the USA and departing to Vienna on Austrian Airlines? United and Austrian are Star Alliance partners.

     

    Were the tickets purchased together one one reservation? If so, yes, if not, no.

     

  • transfer from KLM to Delta
    Jul 3, 2015
    1
    We (US citizens) will be flying from Edinburgh to AMS via KLM and have 50 minutes to join a Delta flight to Seattle. Do we need to go through security before getting on the Seattle flight? Is this adequate time?

     

    No, I don't believe that UK flights have to go through security after arriving. That should be enough time but it doesn't leave much time to spare.

     

  • Moscow Vancouver
    Jul 1, 2015
    1
    Thinking of booking KLM from Moscow to Vancouver, transferring in Amsterdam. I have 2 choices: transfer time of 65 minutes or over 5 hr.Will a transfer time of 65 minutes be sufficient? Thank you for help.

     

    65 minutes is enough if your flight from Moscow is on-time.

     

  • Connecting flt's
    Jul 1, 2015
    1
    We arrive from Rome on alitila and transfer to delta. We have 2 hrs. Should this give us enough time?

     

    Forgot to ask. Will our bags be transferred to delta or do we recheck. Thanks

     





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