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  • JFK (USA) to AMS to Istanbul (Ataturk)
    May 15, 2015
    I am traveling with 2 seniors and will have a 95 minute layover in Amsterdam on the way to Istanbul. Is that enough time, will we need to recheck our bags? Flight will be Delta to AMS and KLM to Istanbul.


    All you will have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate and go through security. You should have plenty of time.


  • US to AMS then on to Stansted, UK
    May 11, 2015
    Hi, I want to go from the US to Stansted in England, but since there's no direct flight anymore after 9/11, I need to go to AMS then buy a separate ticket to Stansted. Will I need to go through customs if I'm not leaving the airport except on another plane, and if so, how much time should I allow? thanks!


    If you check a bag you will have to go through passport control to claim your baggage and re-check it in Amsterdam. If you only bring a carryon and check-in online for your flight to Stansted then you can just go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • ATL to AMS to BRU (can I skip BRU and stay in AMS)?
    Apr 28, 2015
    Looking to book a flight from ATL to AMS. Airfare is $400 cheaper if I book a flight to BRU that connects in AMS (ATL to AMS to BRU). Is it OK for me to just skip my connecting flight and stay in AMS? Do I collect my bags in AMS or would they be automatically routed to the next plane? Will passport control give me any hassle?


    Your bags will be checked through to BRU. You will have to take the flight to BRU unless you don't particularly care about your baggage.


  • 50 min?
    Apr 26, 2015
    50 min enough time? VCE - AMS - SEA. Initial flight KLM, then Delta. Exit passport control and security? Will construction be done by July 24, 2015?


    That should be enough time.


  • Is an hour and 35 minute layover enough, coming from Oslo back to USA
    Apr 23, 2015
    Hello, I will be flying back to the USA from Oslo and I have a hour and 35 minute layover to make my connecting flight, all with Delta (KLM). Is this enough time? Do I have to go through passport control? Thank you


    Yes, that is plenty of time. You will go through schengen exit passport control, which is very brief.


    Apr 21, 2015
    Traveling with 5 year old and two seniors (>65 years). Is a 1 hour 45 minute connection enough time? Traveling KLM.


    That should be enough time. You just have to go through schengen passport control and to your departure gate.


    Apr 17, 2015
    First leg of my journey is on KLM and then when i get to amsterdam and change planes i have 1hr 40 mins to do so, do i need to collect my luggage or will it go straight to the next plane? and where would i need to collect my luggage next detroit? any help appreciated as im doing this trip alone


    In Detroit you will arrive in the McNamara Terminal and be funneled directly to US Immigration, after that you will claim your bags and go through US Customs, then you will re-check your bags at the transfer desk, then follow signs for Departures, go through security, and follow signs to your departure gate to Cleveland.


    ok thank you, i forgot to put when i change planes in amsterdam i will be going from KLM to DELTA do you know if i have to pick my luggage up or will they transfer it for me?


    They will transfer it for you in Amsterdam.


  • KLM Frankfurt to EasyJet Venice
    Apr 16, 2015
    We are trying to get from Frankfurt (Heidelberg) to Venice. How much time would we need to make a connection from a KLM flight from Frankfurt to an EasyJet flight to Venice. Do we have to collect our luggage? How many check points?


    Yes, you will have to claim your baggage from KLM then re-check it with EasyJet. You would need at least 90 minutes, preferably 2 hours for your transfer.


  • Coming from BIO with Vueling and taking MH to Kuala Lumpur
    Apr 14, 2015
    I have around 2:35 hours coming from Bilbao, to pick up luggage and drop off the luggage at Malasya Airlines. Is that enough time? How long does it take to get the luggage and how long to transfer from Vueling terminal to Malasya terminal?


  • Connection time BEG-ATL via AMS
    Apr 13, 2015
    I am considering travel route from BEG to ATL via AMS, with 1 hour 45 minutes for connection, however Air Serbia is usually late 30-40 minutes. So, is one hour enough for that connection at AMS?


    Assuming tickets were purchased together, that should still be enough time, even if they're 45 minutes late.


    Apr 10, 2015
    Hello, I am traveling from BCN to SFO with a layover in AMS. Both flights are on KLM. My layover in AMS is 65 mins. Will this be enough time to make my connection? What is the process? Do I have to go through security again? Thank you.


    All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have plenty of time.


  • SLC - DFW - AMS - CPT
    Apr 9, 2015
    Hi! I'm a US citizen flying from SLC to DFW to AMS then on to CPT. I've got a 2 hour layover, which I think should be enough time to get through passport control? Would that happen in AMS or in our final destination of CPT? Thank you!!!


    You will only have to go through passport control in Cape Town. Since you are not entering the Schengen Area you do not have to go through passport control in Amsterdam.


  • bucharest-ams-helsinki
    Apr 9, 2015
    Hello . I will be flying from bucharest to helsinki , connecting AMS . I have only 45 minute.It is enough?Also for return i have the same time. Thanks so much.


    It should be possible. Both ways you will have to go through Schengen passport control.


  • KLM to Air France connection
    Apr 6, 2015
    I will be arriving from PDX at 8:45 am and connect with Air France at 9:40 am for the flight to Marseille, Fr. Any idea on KLM on time record from US and will 55 minutes be enough for the connection?


    55 minutes should be enough AMS is built to handle tight connections. Note that your flight from PDX to AMS will be operated by Delta, not KLM. You will go through Schengen Passport Control in Amsterdam.


  • MSP to AMS to OSL
    Apr 6, 2015
    Hi, We're flying from MSP to AMS and on to Oslo economy this summer, with only 1 hr 5 minutes connect time (10;45am to 11:50, a Tuesday morning.) I think the flight to Oslo is via KLM Cityhopper. We're concerned about this, believe we will need to go through passport control, right? Any fast track lines or other help there, do not want to miss our connection. Thanks!


    Yes, you will have to go through Schengen passport control, but that should be enough time if your first flight is on-time. AMS handles lots of tight connections.


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