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  • Making connection in Amsterdam Airport
    Jan 10, 2016
    I am flying from Venice to Amsterdam on KLM. Then I am transferring to Delta to fly from Amsterdam to Detroit. I have an hour and 20 minutes between flights. What are the procedures for the transfer and do I have enough time?


    You will go through Schengen Exit passport control and US Security questions in Amsterdam. You should have enough time.


  • Staying at Mercure
    Jan 9, 2016
    We will be staying at Mercure in the Terminal (we flying to AMS from US on 21st and flying to Tel Aviv via Zurich next day), our Swiss International flight departs at 7am. Since I am staying in Transit area - will I need to go thru passport control and/or security to get to the gate?


    You will go through Schengen passport control at some point (I believe prior to your flight to Zurich) because that flight is within the Schengen Area.


    Would it better to stay in Hilton then and go thru airport security?


    You could do that, you would just have to leave the hotel at about 5:00 while at the Mercure you could sleep about another half hour.


  • Berlin to MSP via AMS
    Jan 5, 2016
    I am flying from Berlin via AMS to MSP. I have about 1 hour and 30 minutes layover. Would that be enough time? Do I need to go through security checks and passport controls after landing at AMS?


    You will go through Schengen exit passport control and US Security questions in AMS. You should have enough time.


  • enquiry about time between landing and check in
    Jan 5, 2016
    Hi i am flying in from uk KLM land in schipol 10.20 am on monday 15th Febuary 2016 will i have enough time to get through baggage claim immigration and customs and to Check in desk 24 Cathay pacific for my Hong Kong flight which closes at 12pm just one traveller and British many thanks


    It's certainly possible. It doesn't leave much time to spare, but it's possible.


  • Tokyo to Birmingham UK via Amsterdam
    Dec 31, 2015
    I only have a 55minute layover between Tokyo to Birmingham UK via Amsterdam. Will I be able to make my connecting flight?


    If both flights are KLM then that should be enough time. All you have to do in Amsterdam is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • Is one hour enough time please?
    Dec 28, 2015
    Hello, I am booked on a Delta flight from Atlanta to AMS arriving at 06:00 and departing for Geneva at 07:00 via KL City Hopper. I am a US passport holder that will have checked luggage. Will I have enough time to make the connection? Also I have an injury so if it is a long walk I can ask for a wheelchair unless having to wait for the wheelchair will slow me down too much? Thank you.


    That should be barely enough time. Yes, if you think you need a wheelchair you can request one by calling Delta.


  • Detroit to Vienna by Amsterdam
    Dec 27, 2015
    I want to fly Delta from Detroit to Vienna and I want to know what terminal I will be in and what amount of time I will need to do customs and whatnot. The layover is 3.5 hours, It will be enough, but I want to plan out the layover


    Amsterdam only has one terminal. 3.5 hours is plenty of time for your connection.


  • ams transfer time between delta and klm
    Dec 27, 2015
    How long does it take to make the connection between Delta and KLM at AMS airport




    Where are you flying from and where are you flying to?


  • ams transfer time between delta and klm
    Dec 27, 2015
    How long does it take to make the connection between Delta and KLM at AMS airport


    An hour is cutting it too close. The passport control line can take a good 45 min and it's quite a long walk. I never choose flight connections at AMS with less than an hour or you're likely to miss your flight


  • Berlin to AMS with connecting flight, 2 separate bookings.
    Dec 22, 2015
    Flight from Berlin arrives at AMS 20:10. Must retrieve baggage, passport contro and board int'l flight by 21:30. Is 1h20min enough time?


    That will be pretty difficult.


  • 1hr :45min window between flight
    Dec 22, 2015
    I have a 1hour 45 minute window between flight arrival, collect bag, clear customs, transverse to check in desk, clear security and then get to gate for my next flight. Will I make it ???


    What airlines are you flying? Where are you coming from and where are you going?


  • LBA (UK) - DTW(US) Connection
    Dec 17, 2015
    HI Flying LBA (UK) - DTW(US) via AMS with Delta: Will luggage be checked through or will i have to recheck at AMS? Is 55 minutes enough? TKS


    You will not have to do anything with your bags in Amsterdam. You just have to go through US Security questions and to your departure gate.


    Will 55 mins be enough time


    Yes, that should be enough time.




    Dec 14, 2015
    Arrive from Ham 19.40. dep to NBO 20.35. Travling KLM and Kenya Airways. 55 min for connections the next flight, can I make this?


    Yes, if both tickets are on the same reservation you just have to go through Schengen Exit Passport Control and to your departure gate. That should be enough time.


    Yes, same reservation. No problems, Thank you for you reply.


  • KBP-AMS-MSP Connection time?
    Dec 14, 2015
    Hello, I have a connection from KBP at AMS connecting to MSP. My connection time Is 1h30m. Is this enough time to make it. I am a U.S. Passport holder. Any advice on how to make it. Thanks


    That should be enough time you will just have to go through security and US security interview on your way to your departure gate.


    Hi, thanks for the reply. Since I will be arriving from a non EU country, does that take longer in the connection process? Do I need to pick up my checked baggage at AMS or will it go through to MSP? I have all flights on one ticket. Thanks


    Yes, you have to go through more security. You do not have to do anything with your baggage.


    Hi, If for some reason I was not able to make it to my connection on time, because of long lines at security or getting lost or something of that nature, would the airlines rebook me on a later flight for free or would I be liable for the changes? All the flights booked on one ticket through KLM. Thanks


    Yes, although there is only one AMS-MSP flight per day. They may be able to get you to MSP through New York or Detroit. They would rebook you.


  • London > Connecting in AMS > Madrid
    Dec 10, 2015
    Hi There, Realized my flights from London to Madrid has only a 40 minute layover in AMS - Amsterdam. My husband and I will not have any checked bags, just a small carry on and personal bag. Is this enough time for a transfer? I read that because London is NOT Schnegan but part of EU, we will only have to go through passport control via the Priority Lane, since the security screening at LHR is up to par for Schnegan standard. I just want to ensure this is accurate and that we will not have to go through security screening AND passport control.. Many thanks in advance!


    I should mention! We are both US Passport Holders. And both flights (London to Amsterdam & Amsterdam to Madrid) are via KLM City Hopper flights.


    Correct, you will just have to go through passport control. You should have enough time if your flight from London is on-time.


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