Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) AIRPORT TERMINAL CONNECTIONS DISCUSSION FORUM

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We are flying on Delta from Athens to Salt Lake City with a 1 hour 35 minute layover in AMS. Will this be enough time and what must we do? Thank you.
You will have to go through Schengen Exit Passport Control, US Security questions, and to your departure gate. You have just enough time if everything goes smoothly.
When I arrive at AMS from CDG, I have 1 hour and 10 minute layover before my next flight to LAX. All on Air France. Is this enough time to catch my flight?
Note that your second flight will be operated by KLM. You have enough time. You will go through Schengen Exit passport control, US Security questions, and to your departure gate.
Thank you. So with KLM, I will arrive from CDG in Concourse F and depart to LAX from Concourse F?
No, they will be in different concourses.
If I check my bag when I depart Paris, will it go all the way through to LAX or do I have to claim it in AMS?
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My wife arrives from USA DELTA terminal D, but has to get baggage and then check it in for next flight from Terminal C with to Spain with KLM. She is concerned about getting lost and being able to carry checked bag, carry on , and purse.
Is there a map of the terminal showing baggage claim?
If it is all one reservation she doesn't have to do anything with her checked bags in Amsterdam. Amsterdam only has one Terminal.
So the #1 and #2 on the map are in the same terminal and don't have separate customs or baggage claims?
There are separate Schengen and Non-Schengen arrivals areas. Other than that it's all one terminal, and as I said, if both her tickets are on the same reservation then she doesn't have to do anything with her bags in Amsterdam.
She has Two separate reservations/ tickets.
She can show her KLM confirmation to the Delta agent in her origin and have her bags tagged through to Spain and not have to claim them in Amsterdam.
thank you very much,
My friends and I arrive from the US at the same time at Schiphol airport, but they arrive on terminal 1 and I arrive on terminal 2. Will we be in the same customs and baggage claim area? Would we be able to meet at the baggage claim?
Amsterdam only has one terminal.
Thank you.
Hi there, we arrive KLM flight from Calgary Canada at 0805, and connect a KLM flight to Rome at 0935 and we have a shuttle booked in Rome....will we have enough time to make our 0935 connection departure? We each have one checked bag and one carry - my fingers are crossed, thank you so much!
Yes, that should be enough time if everything goes smoothly.
We are flying from Sofia, Bulgaria on one airline (Bulgaria Air) and then flying to Toronto on Air Canada. Will be have to go through passport control etc? How much time should we need? We have 3 hrs.
If you have checked bags, yes, you will have to go through passport control, claim your bags, re-check them with KLM, and go through exit passport control and security. 3 hours should be just enough time.
I arrive in AMS from Glasgow at 8:35 on KLM. My flight to Houston leaves at 11:05 on United. I am on two separate reservations with a checked bag. Is this enough time to clear Passport control, grab my bag and re-check in with United?
I really don't think that's enough time. By the time you are through passport control with your bag, you will have missed the bag check cutoff for United.
I will be carrying that bag on the UA flight as it is a 22" roller bag. Will KLM let me carry-on the 22" roller bag from Glasgow vs checking it?
they likely will but I can't guarantee it.
Hello, I am traveling from the US to Scotland, and I have a connection in Amsterdam. Will I need to pass through both security and passport control upon arrival or just security? What about on the way back?
Thanks.
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Hello. My son will be flying to AMS from U.S, arriving at 6am on Delta. Then, he has a separate reservation where he will be going to Rome via Alitalia at 11:35am. He will have a checked bag.Will he have to go through passport control, claim bag, go through customs, recheck bag with Alitalia, and then go through security? Thanks for any help you can give.
Yes, that is what he has to do. He has enough time.
Thank you. I just have one more question...does he go through passport control as soon as he gets off first plane, before he boards 2nd plane, or does he have to go through it both times? Thanks again!
He will just go through it once, when he enters the Schengen Pier of Terminal 1.
Arriving on KLM from Glasgow at 11:50 and transferring to Delta for 12:50 US flight (am US citizen). Is this enough time? What security/passport control will I have to go through?
Since you are not entering the Schengen Area you do not have to go through passport control. You just have to go through US Security questions and to your departure gate.
Thank you very much