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  • time
    Dec 26, 2014
    i am flying from LA to Munich arriving at 1340 then departing Munich at 1450 to Amsterdam arriving AMS at 1625. My plan is to get on a train leaving AMS at 1816 to Cologne. Is this enough time?


    Yes that should be enough time


  • I have 50 minutes do I have enough time
    Dec 26, 2014
    I am landing in AMS at 9:00 am on Delta. My flight to LAX leaves at 9:50 on Delta operated by KLM Royal Dutch Airlines. Do I have enough time?


    Yes that should be enough time.


  • Is it enough time?
    Dec 23, 2014
    I am arriving with Cathay to AMS at 06.55 (From MEL/HKG) and boarding a seperately bought flight with Easy Jet from AMS to GVA (Geneva) at 09.40am. I will need to collect my luggage and presume go through immigration/customs, will this be enough time to do this, collect luggage and check-in?? Thanks


    Yes, that should be enough time.


  • Santorini - AMS - MSP
    Dec 22, 2014
    I will be flying from Santorini, Greece to AMS via Transavia. Scheduled to arrive at 3:10pm. Departing AMS to Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN, USA via Delta at 5:00pm. Will this be enough time for a layover at AMS? It looks like both Transavia & Delta fly out of the main terminal. Will we have to go through customs? Thank you.


    You will not have to go through customs upon arrival as both Greece and the Netherlands are in the Schengen Area. However, you will have to claim your bags as Transavia and Delta do not have an interline baggage agreement. You will then have to take them to the Delta counter to re-check. You will have very little time to do this, even if your flight from Santorini is on-time as you will then have to go through schengen exit passport control and security.


  • Customs
    Dec 19, 2014
    Flying on Delta JFK/AMS /PRG. From the posts, I am unclear if I need to go through customs with my bags at AMS OR if the bags will be transferred automatically and I will just go through passport/security control twice without my bags. If I need to go through with my bags, there has been reference to using the green hall if I have nothing to declare. What are things that need to be declared? Thanks.


    You will go through Schengen Passport Control when you enter the Schengen Pier of the terminal. You do not have to do anything with your baggage in Amsterdam.


  • agadir to houston
    Dec 17, 2014
    I will by flying from Agadir to AMS by Transavia and connect next day to Houston USA. Do I need to pick up my luggage and go through Schengen Passport control and security ?


    Yes, you do. Transavia will not transfer your bags to another airline unless you purchased the tickets together.


  • Connection
    Dec 17, 2014
    We would be flying in on Delta from Detroit to AMS. On seperate ticket will be flying to Berlin on Easy Jet. Will we have to get our luggage then recheck it? Is it in the same terminal?


    Sorry, in my earlier post I assumed you were flying Delta/KLM on both segments. Since you purchased separate tickets, you will have to claim your baggage from Delta and re-check at EasyJet. 1 hr 10 minutes isn't enough time to do that. You need to find another way to Berlin.


    Thank you! We were looking at two options. I think that we will stay on the same airlines. Don't want to have to pick up luggage then recheck. That flight did have 3 hours between flights. Wanted to make sure that KLM and Easy jet were in the same terminal.


    Yes, Amsterdam only has one terminal.


  • Time between connections
    Dec 17, 2014
    Will 1 hour and 10 mins be enough time. I will be flying in on delta to AMS and connecting to Berlin. Do we have to get our luggage?


    Yes, you have plenty of time. You will go through Schengen Passport control and security when you enter the Schengen pier of the terminal. You do not have to do anything with your baggage.


    Thank you!


    Please read my response to your other post.


  • US - AMS - US connection
    Dec 15, 2014
    Hi, I'll be flying from US to Amsterdam on the last leg of an itinerary that was bought in Amsterdam. Two hours later I'll be flying back to US on a separate itinerary which is the return leg of the itinerary bought in US. Is two hours enough time between arrival from an international flight to departure on another international flight? Will I have to go through Passport control to exit Arrivals area of Schiphol and then go through Passport control again to enter the Departures lounge or both the Arrivals & Departures (downstairs and upstairs) interconnected? I will have no checked baggage and reason for such a nested itinerary is because I want to use my upgrades before they expire soon and collect miles. Thank you very much for the help!


    If you are able to check in online for your AMS-US flight you can go directly from your arrival gate to your departure gate. Otherwise you will have to exit to check in. However, since you have no checked baggage I'm pretty sure you will have enough time to do so.


  • 5 hours connection to non-schengen country
    Dec 15, 2014
    I will be flying Rio de Janeiro to AMS, stay at AMS for 5 hours until I get the flight to Manchester, UK. I've heard that there is the "Iamsterdam" letters outside the airport, right in front its entrance, so I would like to take some photos, but I don't know if it is possible to get out for a minute from the airport as I'm traveling to a non-schengen country. It is possible? Thank you.


    If you have a Schengen Visa, you could exit there. However, if you do not have a Schengen Visa then you cannot.


    Yes, as a Brazilian I don't need Visa to any european country. Anyway I have double citizenship, so I have the italian passaport.


  • Custom and baggage check
    Dec 14, 2014
    I am flying from DTW through AMS with the final destination OTP a. Will I have to go through customs in AMS a or OTP? And do I have to collect my bagged and recheck it in AMS? Thank You! :)


    Since you will not be entering the Schengen zone you will not go through customs or do anything with your baggage in Amsterdam. You will just go through security at your departure gate to Bucharest.


  • CGK - AMS - ATH
    Dec 10, 2014
    I will fly with Garuda Indonesia then connect to KLM with 2 hours stopover (not a direct connection booking). Do you think it's enough for immigration and re-checking baggage? How long would be from the arrival to the departure hall?


    Yes, that should be enough time. Where you will exit customs and the departure hall are pretty close together.


    Thanks a lot!


  • DTW to AMS to CPH
    Dec 5, 2014
    I will be flying from DTW to CPH, connecting at AMS. Delta flight from DTW to AMS. Delta/KLM flight from AMS to CPH. Do I need to retrieve/recheck luggage? Passport check? Is 2hr connection time enough? Thanks so much.


    You do not have to do anything with your luggage, you will go through passport control when you enter the Schengen Pier of the terminal. You have plenty of time.


    Many thanks for your help!


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