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I arrive from Atlanta on Oct 8th and have a connecting flight to France that departs 55 min. from the time I arrive. I understand I have to go through passport control. Do I also retrieve and recheck bags? Is there an express line for such short connect times?
No, you do not have to do anything with your bags. It's unlikely there will be a like in October.
We'll be flying into AMS on delta from US, and get on a non-connecting flight through TAP Portugal to Lisbon. How much time should we allow for layover to pick up luggage, re-checkin, and go through schegen entry? Thank you!
I would want at least 3 hours.
Thank you!!
hi There, My parents are travelling from Vancouver to Delhi via AMS. The connection time is One Hour. Does that suffice considering they wont be that agile. And do they need to pass thru both Security and Passport control
Yes, that should be enough time. They won't have to go through Security or Passport control since they aren't entering the Schengen Area.
Is 1 hour and minutes enough time to transfer from my Gothenburg, Sweden arrival to my Flight to Atlanta?
55 minutes, sorry
Yes, that should be just enough time. You will go through Schengen Exit Passport Control and US Security Questions in Amsterdam.
I plan to book the flight from Cardiff airport to Kuala Lumpur. The flight from Cardiff is expected to arrive 1hr10 before the departure time from AMS to KL. Is the 1 hour sufficient to walk to another terminal? In the event any delay of the flight from Cardiff, wht would be the arrangement?
You don't have to change terminals. Amsterdam only has one terminal. All you have to do in Amsterdam is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. Whether or not it's enough time in the case of a delay depends on the length of the delay.
We will be arriving to Schiphol from Budapest and departuring to New York: Is 1 hour enough to make the connection? Will I have to go through passport control? Thank you!
Yes, you will go through Schengen exit passport control and US Security questions in Amsterdam. You have just enough time if everything goes smoothly.
Hi there,
I'm going to book a flight from Glasgow to Amsterdam and then a second booking from Amsterdam to Sydney (with other stops on the way). It works out better for me to book the 2 journeys separately, however I know that I will have to check in again when I get to Amsterdam airport. I will have 3 hours between the flights. I am wondering if anyone can advise whether this will be enough time to collect my bag from the first journey, get to the check in desk in Amsterdam, and then check in my baggage for a second time, go through security and get to the gate for the second journey. The airline from Glasgow to Amsterdam is Easyjet and the airline from Amsterdam to Sydney is China Southern. Any advice would very much appreciated. Many thanks.
Yes, 3 hours should be enough time.
I am flying KLM from Kilimanjaro Airport, Arusha, TZ to JFK, New York and transfer in AMS, Amsterdam. Do I have to claim checked baggage? Pass through customs at AMS? Passport control? Security? Can I stay at the airside Yotel after completing all check-in procedures or am I in a different area of the airport?
All you have to do in Amsterdam is go through security, US Security questions, and to your departure gate.
Thanks for this info. Much appreciated.
Do you know if Yotel is located in the same area of the airport?
The Yotel is in the secure area. Yes.
If I fly from Chicago to Zurich with a connecting flight in AMS, will I need to go through security and/or passport control when I land in AMS? And if I go through security/passport control in AMS, will I need to do so again when I land in Zurich? Thank you!
Yes, in Amsterdam you will go through Schengen Entry passport control. You won't have to in Zurich.
Thank you for the prompt reply! How much time does it usually take to get through Schengen Entry passport control? Would a two hour layover be sufficient? Thanks again!
It's usually pretty fast. 2 Hours should be plenty of time.
We are flying to Kilimanjaro through Amsterdam from Edinburgh. Is 1 hour and 50 minutes enough time in between the AMS and JRO flights? both flights are KLM
Yes, that is enough time. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.