Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) AIRPORT TERMINAL CONNECTIONS DISCUSSION FORUM

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Hi,
Two elderly folks are travelling from Mumbai, India to Portland, USA.They have a connecting flight to catch from AMS and the layover time is 2hrs. We have opted for wheel chair assisstance too. I want t know if the assisstance will wait for the passengers right outside the flight gate or will they have to go to any counter for help?
Also, will there be any passport control or checking for passengers travelling from India and going to USA. Will 2hours be sufficient?
The wheelchair pusher will be on the jetbridge waiting for them. They will have to go through Security and US Security questions in Amsterdam. They should have just enough time.
Hi, Thanks for the reply. It was useful. I also want to know whether the wheelchair assistance will support them throughout these security checks and US security questions and leave them at the next gate where they have to catch the flight to Portland?
Also, what is this US security question? Is it like checking their visa and passport?
US Security questions are why they are coming to the US (if they are a non-US citizen or permanent resident), where they will be staying, how long they will be staying, etc. The wheelchair pusher will take them everywhere they need to go.
So is that called the passport control? And how long will it usually take to complete all these?
No, Passport control takes place when they get to the US. The questions in Amsterdam only usually take a few minutes at most.
Hi, APpreciate the replies.
Could you also let me know what would happen if by any chance the flight that lands in AMS got delayed and due to that they are unable to catch the connecting Delta flight to Portland. Will the Jetairways be rebooking them in the next flight?
They will either be booked on the next day's flight to Portland or to Portland through a US hub with a later flight from Amsterdam, such as Atlanta or Minneapolis.
I will be traveling from LAX to AMS getting in at 9:05a then going AMS to Cape Town at 10:00a, both on Delta with checked baggage. Only a 55 min layover. Is that enough time?
Yes, that should be enough time. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
We are scheduled to arrive to AMS from Prague on KLM#1350 at 7:40 AM and depart to Seattle on KLM operated by Delta #6033 at 9:50 AM. Is this enough time?
We are scheduled to arrive from Prague on KLM#1350 at 7:40 AM and depart to Seattle on KLM operate by Delta #6033 at 9:50 AM. Is this enough layover time? Thank you!
Yes, that should be enough time.
I have the below connection,
Arriving from Detroit DL 138 10:25AM Connecting flight to New Delhi DL 7534 11:20AM

Is it possible to make this connection? There is only 55 minutes for changing.
Yes, all you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
We are leaving flying Delta to AMS and then onto Geneva. We have checked in bags. Do they transfer bags to our next flight or do we need to pick them up and check them in again? We have a 1 hour and 45 minute layover. Is that enough time for everything?
Your bags will be transferred for you, you have enough time. Note that your second flight will be operated by KLM.
We are flying on KLM in Kilimanjaro to Amsterdam arriving at 7:25 am with connection to Portland on Delta at 9:40 am. Is this enough time? We are traveling on two separate tickets and need to reclaim baggage and check in at the transfer desk.
That should be just enough time if everything goes perfectly. You should be able to show your Delta confirmation to the KLM agent in Kilimanjaro to have your bags tagged through to Portland.
We are scheduled to arrive from Florence on KLM#1640 at 1:40PM and depart to Seattle on Delta #0145 at 2:30PM. This is listed as a legal connection, but is it realistic? Thank you!
It's just enough time if everything goes smoothly.
I am looking to book Newcastle (NCL) to Barcelona via schipol next June. KLM show 1hour 10 transfer. Will this be sufficient between non Shengen and Shengen area. I will have a checked bag.
Yes, that should be enough time.
Arriving Amsterdam from US on Delta flight operated by KLM and leaving an hour and a half later on KLM flight to Bergen. No checked baggage. Is this enough time?
Yes, that should be enough time.