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  • Glasgow to Ams to Rome
    Sep 1, 2016
    Both flights KLM Glasgow to Ams Ams to Rome How long do I need to transfer between flights


    I would want at least an hour. You will have to go through passport control in Amsterdam.


    Do you go through passort control if it's EU to Eu


    the UK is outside the Schengen Area, so yes, you have to go through passport control.


  • Berlin to Detroit via Amsterdam - Transfer Time
    Oct 8, 2016
    My wife and I are presently scheduled to fly from Berlin to Amsterdam on a Delta Flight operated by KLM. When we arrive at Schipol, we will have one hour and thirty minutes to transfer to a Delta flight going from Amsterdam to Detroit, USA. We will have checked luggage that I assume we will not need to worry about but will have normal carry-ons. And I have weak legs and use a cane which makes walking longer distances slow and/or difficult. Is the 1 1/2 hours enough? (We also will be Business Class on both flights.) Any thoughts will be appreciated. Thank you.


    That is enough time.




    I was just on the Schipol website - they do offer assistance if you need it to help you get around more quickly.


  • layover
    Aug 31, 2016
    Flying US to Germany via Amsterdam. Layover is just about an hour--enough time to get to connecting flight? Same airline--would I have to go through security again?


    Yes, that should be just enough time. You will go through passport control, not security.


  • Transfer between terminal
    Aug 31, 2016
    Hello, I'm flying to Zurich through Amsterdam with on 2 different reservation. From Jakarta with Garuda and from Amsterdam with KLM. I will have around 3-4 hours layover time. do i need to transfer between terminal for my Garuda and KLM flight? and how to do that. thanks!


    Amsterdam only has one terminal.


  • Time needed to transit AMS on seperate tickets
    Aug 30, 2016
    Hi, I'm flying through AMS on 2 separate tickets. I'll be arriving on Emirates and departing on Delta. I believe I will have to collect my bags, go through customs, and then re-check in at departures.. Can someone let me know how long this would take (approximately)? Thanks!


    I would want at least 3 hours between flights.


    Thanks for the quick response! The flights I were looking at had a 2hr50min layover at AMS. Sounds like that will be a little risky. I may have to pick a different option unfortunately.


  • Connecting flight in Amsterdam
    Oct 8, 2016
    Does Belavia land in the transit area in Amsterdam Schiphol? My wife needs to connect to Tuifly to cancun from Amsterdam. She has a layover of 2hours 30min.


    I also need to know if someone is there to assist her with the luggage if it's two separate tickets. One is from Misk to Amsterdam and the other is from Amsterdam to Cancun. She has approx 2 1/2 hours layover. Can I call someone to assist her?


    There is no such assistance. She shouldn't pack more than she can carry. She will have to go through passport control, claim her bags, re-check them with TUIfly, and go back through exit passport control and security. She has just enough time if everything goes smoothly.

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  • Connection time of 1h 20m
    Aug 29, 2016
    Hello! My mom will be flying from Minsk, Belarus (Belavia) on Sept 29 to Salt Lake City(KLM) through AMS. She has 1h and 20 min to get to her gate? Do you think it is enough time?


    If it's two separate reservations that will be very difficult. On the same reservation that should be enough time.


  • Boston to Amsterdam to Cape Town
    Aug 29, 2016
    I'm flying in from Boston in KLM and laying over in Amsterdam for an hour and 40 minutes in November. Is this sufficient time to go through security, etc. before I catch my flight to Cape Town?


    Yes, that is plenty of time. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • 1hr 20min layover
    Oct 8, 2016
    Hi! I'm flying into AMS with 1hr 20min layover. Do I have time to get my VAT from global refund? And shop a little at duty free?


    I'll be in terminal 2 for my layover and connection.


    Amsterdam only has one Terminal. I don't think you have enough time to do all that.


    When we flew back from Rome last year there was a little box where you deposited the form you filled out previously. The VAT was refunded to our credit card. Piece of cake. Just ask someone where to make the claim.


  • Salt Lake - Moscow( through AMS)
    Aug 21, 2016
    Hi, my mom is flying from Salt Lake City to Moscow through Amsterdam. What Are her steps in AMS? Does she need to check in one more time? And what about baggage and passport control?thank you very much!


    If she's flying Delta/KLM then all she has to do in Amsterdam is walk from her arrival gate to her departure gate.


    Aug 16, 2016
    I m traveling from Suriname Paramaribo thru Amsterdam to Dubai. I would like to know if i can make check in with KLM in Paramaribo Airport up to Final Destination which is Dubai? Also my luagggage will go from Paramaribo to Dubai and i ll colect it in Dubai or i will have to collect it in Amsterdam and then make another checkin or custom lclearence ect. THE BOTHE TICKETS ON SAME RESERVATION.


    Yes, your luggage will be checked straight to Dubai. All you have to do in Amsterdam is go through security and to your departure gate.


  • from Paramaribo to Dubai
    Aug 14, 2016
    I m traveling from Suriname Paramaribo thru Amsterdam to Dubai. I would like to know if i can make check in with KLM in Paramaribo Airport up to Final Destination which is Dubai? Also my luagggage will go from Paramaribo to Dubai and i ll colect it in Dubai or i will have to collect it in Amsterdam and then make another checkin or custom lclearence ect.


    Are both tickets on the same reservation or are on they two separate reservations?


    the bothe tickets are on same reservation


  • Will I have to recheck baggage at AMS when connecting to the US?
    Aug 13, 2016
    I am taking a flight from BHX (Birmingham) to AMS, then from AMS to Minneapolis. The flight from BHX to AMS is with KLM, and then the flight from AMS to MSP is with Delta. Will I have to recheck my baggage at AMS?


    No, you don't have to do anything with your bags in Amsterdam.


  • vienna
    Aug 11, 2016
    Hi all, i am flying from singapore to schiphol on KLM and then onwards with KLM too vienna and FROM vienna i am taking a separate flight on Austrian air to Albania Tirana, i don't know whether i should check in my baggage straight to vienna FROM singapore because I ONLY HAVE about 2hrs and 45min in vienna airport to grab my baggage and exit out and then to departure area to recheck in my baggage again, is there anyone who have done it and make it or how close the departure area that i can grab and run there 2hr .45min enough....PLEASE ADVICE ..thanks


  • Airport transfer with re baggage control
    Aug 12, 2016
    Hello, I am travelling from Kathmandu to toronto with two different airliness, Qatar and arkefly. According to Arkefly I need to recheck my luggage in AMS. I will have 5 hours time transit time. So is there any problem with self luggage transfer? Can i receive my initial flight luggage in transfer area? I dn't need visa for transfer but I cant leave airport. Please feel free to write. Can i recollect my luggage and recheck it again to another flight within transfer area ?


    Yes, that should be enough time. You will have to exit the transfer area, so you will have to go through Schengen passport control.


    I dnt have schengen visa. Can I transfer my luggage myself then to another flight ( to Canada) ?


    You will have to get a full transfer visa from the Netherlands.


    Although I belong to non visa exempt country, I don't need transit visa according to embassay because my destination is Canada and I have temporarily resident permit to Canada . So what you say in this case ?


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