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We are flying from Seattle to AMS in May. Arrival at 13h and connecting to Air France (HOP!)1337 (Embraer)at 14h55 to Strasbourg and Bordeaux. We will have to retrieve luggage and check it in again. Do we have time to make the connection
If it's two separate reservations with your bags not checked through to Bordeaux that will be really difficult.
Arrive at 8:35 am. Will only have a carry on bag. Am looking at a British Airways flight to London at 10:25 am. Is that enough time to catch the connection? Thanks
With carry-ons only that should be enough time if the flight from Portland is on-time.
I am flying delta and klm from lax to moscow with a 5 hr layover in ams! One reservation! Do I have to grab bags in ams and recheck?
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I'm flying with Klm from Tehran (Ika) and arriving at AMS on Mar 4 and I have 3hrs layover and my next flight is with KLM to Los angles (LAX). I'm wondering what terminal will I be arriving in AMS and what terminal will I be departing from AMS? Do I have to go through security check again? I don't have to collect my luggage.
Thank you
Amsterdam only has one terminal. Yes, you will go through security upon arriving from Tehran.
Hi. I'll be arriving in AMS from Dublin at 8.30am and my next flight to Kilimanjaro leaves at 10.15am. Thats 1hr 45mins. I don't have to collect luggage. Will that be enough time? Do I need to go through security/passport control again? Just thinking if I have liquids that I picked up in Dublin airport. I think I'll be arriving at the D gates. Any advice gratefully received, thanks. D,
You will not go through passport control since you are not entering the Schengen Area. You just have to go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
We're arriving in AMS, 22 Jun @ 15:25 on KL744 from Lima. We have a choice for our connection to CWL. KL1063 leaves at 16:25, the next flight after this some 5 hours later @ 21.10. Do we have time to make the connection to the 16:25 flight or should we book the later one (would much prefer the earlier one for obvious reasons) Thanks
The first flight should be doable.
Two layovers at CDG and AMS, 1h10m each. I've managed the CDG connection before, but I'm not sure if the AMS connection is comfortably doable. Traveling alone, not a *huge* deal if I miss it, but I don't like getting stressed out. Should I do it?
Also, any advice on the CDG connection? Flight from TUN arrives at Terminal 2E, and flight to AMS leaves from Terminal 2F. Air France website says ~30 minutes for the trip from 2E to 2F. That leaves barely enough time, right?

The AMS connection time should be sufficient. AMS is a lot more efficient than CDG.
My international connection (to the USA) is 70 minutes. So basically I have 40 minutes to catch the flight before they close the gate. Is it possible to make it through security? The advised time for international flight is 50 minutes. Any suggestions?

Where are you flying from and to and on what airline?
Hi there, this is a great website. We will be flying KLM from Rome to Amsterdam, with only a 45 minute wait before we then board an Icelandair flight from AMS to Reykjavik, and then on to Canada. Do we need to go through security or passport control during the 45 minutes in AMS as we switch planes? Do you think 45 minutes is enough? Thanks so much!
Hi again - I should have mentioned that we will have carry-on luggage only.
If you already have your Icelandair boarding pass you should be able to go right to your departure gate. Otherwise you will have to stop at the Icelandair transfer desk. This is still a very tight connection.
Thanks so much for your reply. We feared it wouldn't be enough time, so thanks for your confirmation of that! All the best :)
Arrive AMS from BOS at 7:50 AM on Delta. Depart 9:20 AM on KLM flight 1143 to Oslo. Both on one Delta reservation. Checked bags. Is that enough time for Schengen Entry passport control?
Yes, that is plenty of time.
Thanks for the fast response.
Hi! I'm flying from Seattle to Capetown via Delta. I have 1 hour and 40 minutes to connect at AMS - and my AMS flight is operated by KLM. On the way back, I travel from Capetown to Seattle and connect at AMS with 2 1/2 hours operated by Air France. Do I need to re-check baggage or do anything for any of these flights? Do they both offer enough time for me to connect?
Yes, that is enough time. On the way to Cape Town all you have to do is go from your arrival gate and on the way back all you have to do is go through Security, US Security Questions, and to your departure gate. You have enough time.
So are you saying on the way to Capetown, we just go straight from arrival gate to our departure gate? On the way back, we don't need to deal with luggage, but will need to go through security?
That is correct.
Thank you so much!