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    Mar 1, 2017
    I'll be traveling from atlanta to copenhagen, with a connection in amsterdam. Will I go through passport control when I land in amsterdam?


    Yes, you will go through Schengen Entry passport control in Amsterdam.


  • Schipol to BUcharest
    Mar 3, 2017
    Flying in from US on August 14, arrive 10:50 am - need to catch RAGOM flight to Bucharest at 11:50 am. Do I have enough time if no checked bags? Do I do customs in Bucharest or Amsterdam?


    You are not entering the Schengen Area, so you will go through Passport control and customs in Bucharest. I don't know what "RAGOM" is. Do you mean "TAROM"? You have enough time if both flights are on the same reservation.


    Yes Romanian air, my typo


    No, they are not on the same reservation, I fly in on KLM and then have to move to TAROM. One hour exactly, and pass though customs. I may have to choose another flight? Thank for your quick response!


    In that case, I don't think an hour is enough time.


    I don't think it is enough time either, thank you for helping!


  • Chicago to Amsterdam to Dublin
    Mar 1, 2017
    We are flying from Chicago to Amsterdam on DL flight operated by KLM arriving at 6:45 am and departing on DL operated by KLM at 7:40 am we will have bags. 1. Is this enough connection time and Do we have to pick up our bags and go through customs?


    All you have to do in Amsterdam is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time.


  • transfer from Delta to Air France
    Mar 1, 2017
    We are flying from Seattle to AMS in May. Arrival at 13h and connecting to Air France (HOP!)1337 (Embraer)at 14h55 to Strasbourg and Bordeaux. We will have to retrieve luggage and check it in again. Do we have time to make the connection


    If it's two separate reservations with your bags not checked through to Bordeaux that will be really difficult.


  • Flying PDX to AMS on Delta
    Mar 9, 2017
    Arrive at 8:35 am. Will only have a carry on bag. Am looking at a British Airways flight to London at 10:25 am. Is that enough time to catch the connection? Thanks


    With carry-ons only that should be enough time if the flight from Portland is on-time.




    I am flying delta and klm from lax to moscow with a 5 hr layover in ams! One reservation! Do I have to grab bags in ams and recheck?


  • Terminal connection
    Feb 27, 2017
    Hi there I'm flying with Klm from Tehran (Ika) and arriving at AMS on Mar 4 and I have 3hrs layover and my next flight is with KLM to Los angles (LAX). I'm wondering what terminal will I be arriving in AMS and what terminal will I be departing from AMS? Do I have to go through security check again? I don't have to collect my luggage. Thank you


    Amsterdam only has one terminal. Yes, you will go through security upon arriving from Tehran.


  • Connection advice please
    Feb 27, 2017
    Hi. I'll be arriving in AMS from Dublin at 8.30am and my next flight to Kilimanjaro leaves at 10.15am. Thats 1hr 45mins. I don't have to collect luggage. Will that be enough time? Do I need to go through security/passport control again? Just thinking if I have liquids that I picked up in Dublin airport. I think I'll be arriving at the D gates. Any advice gratefully received, thanks. D,


    You will not go through passport control since you are not entering the Schengen Area. You just have to go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • Tight transfer
    Feb 26, 2017
    We're arriving in AMS, 22 Jun @ 15:25 on KL744 from Lima. We have a choice for our connection to CWL. KL1063 leaves at 16:25, the next flight after this some 5 hours later @ 21.10. Do we have time to make the connection to the 16:25 flight or should we book the later one (would much prefer the earlier one for obvious reasons) Thanks


    The first flight should be doable.


  • TUN->CDG->AMS->ATL (single ticket)
    Feb 26, 2017
    Two layovers at CDG and AMS, 1h10m each. I've managed the CDG connection before, but I'm not sure if the AMS connection is comfortably doable. Traveling alone, not a *huge* deal if I miss it, but I don't like getting stressed out. Should I do it?


    Also, any advice on the CDG connection? Flight from TUN arrives at Terminal 2E, and flight to AMS leaves from Terminal 2F. Air France website says ~30 minutes for the trip from 2E to 2F. That leaves barely enough time, right? Thanks.


    The AMS connection time should be sufficient. AMS is a lot more efficient than CDG.


  • Short connection time
    Feb 26, 2017
    My international connection (to the USA) is 70 minutes. So basically I have 40 minutes to catch the flight before they close the gate. Is it possible to make it through security? The advised time for international flight is 50 minutes. Any suggestions?


    Where are you flying from and to and on what airline?


  • Flying from Rome to Reykjavik through AMS
    Feb 20, 2017
    Hi there, this is a great website. We will be flying KLM from Rome to Amsterdam, with only a 45 minute wait before we then board an Icelandair flight from AMS to Reykjavik, and then on to Canada. Do we need to go through security or passport control during the 45 minutes in AMS as we switch planes? Do you think 45 minutes is enough? Thanks so much!


    Hi again - I should have mentioned that we will have carry-on luggage only.


    If you already have your Icelandair boarding pass you should be able to go right to your departure gate. Otherwise you will have to stop at the Icelandair transfer desk. This is still a very tight connection.


    Thanks so much for your reply. We feared it wouldn't be enough time, so thanks for your confirmation of that! All the best :)


  • Boston to AMS to Oslo
    Feb 20, 2017
    Arrive AMS from BOS at 7:50 AM on Delta. Depart 9:20 AM on KLM flight 1143 to Oslo. Both on one Delta reservation. Checked bags. Is that enough time for Schengen Entry passport control?


    Yes, that is plenty of time.


    Thanks for the fast response.


  • Seattle to Amsterdam to Capetown
    Feb 19, 2017
    Hi! I'm flying from Seattle to Capetown via Delta. I have 1 hour and 40 minutes to connect at AMS - and my AMS flight is operated by KLM. On the way back, I travel from Capetown to Seattle and connect at AMS with 2 1/2 hours operated by Air France. Do I need to re-check baggage or do anything for any of these flights? Do they both offer enough time for me to connect?


    Yes, that is enough time. On the way to Cape Town all you have to do is go from your arrival gate and on the way back all you have to do is go through Security, US Security Questions, and to your departure gate. You have enough time.


    So are you saying on the way to Capetown, we just go straight from arrival gate to our departure gate? On the way back, we don't need to deal with luggage, but will need to go through security?


    That is correct.


    Thank you so much!


  • Glasgow Amsterdam Sao Paulo 50 min
    Feb 17, 2017
    Hello, I have a flight from Glasgow to Amsterdam to Sao Paulo with only 50 mins connection. Is this enough? My main concern is that I will be arriving in Amsterdam at 08:45 am which is pretty busy Id imagine


    All you have to do in Amsterdam is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate since you are not entering the Schengen Area.


  • connecting time
    Feb 16, 2017
    I am flying from paris to mexico but I have a stop of 1,35 hr in schipol airport. Is that enough time to change planes in order to make it on time?


    Yes, that is enough time. All you have to do is go through Schengen Exit Passport Control and to your departure gate.


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