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  • Amsterdam to Vilnius- layover too short?
    Sep 21, 2016
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    Help!! I'm flying to Amsterdam from Houston and continuing on to Vilnius. I just now noticed that my layover in Amsterdam is only one hour. Other than calling Expedia, what do I do? How long to get through Customs??

     

    That should be enough time if everything goes smoothly.

     

  • DUS to IAH
    Sep 21, 2016
    1
    I`m flying from DUS to Houston/TX with a layover from 60 minutes in Amsterdam...enough time for changing gate, security and passport control?

     

    Yes, that should be just enough time.

     

  • Connecting Time
    Sep 13, 2016
    1
    Have a Delta flight from Glasgow connecting with a KLM flight to Atlanta. Both on the same booking. The connecting time is 1 hour 45 minutes. Is that enough? Last time I was through Schipol the passport control line was very long. Then I was connecting to a regional flight. This time it's to a trans-ocean flight for which usually they close the gates 10 minutes or so ahead pushing the true time to more like 1.5 hours. Still OK or no?

     

    Since you are not entering the Schengen Area you don't have to go through passport control. You just have to go through US Security questions and to your departure gate. You have enough time.

     

  • Nairobi to US connect in AMS
    Sep 10, 2016
    1
    Flying from Nairobi connecting in AMS all on Delta/KLM... will we have to collect baggage and re-check?

     

    No, you don't have to do anything with your bags in Amsterdam. You just have to go through Security and US Security questions.

     

  • MUC to AMS to EWR
    Sep 7, 2016
    1
    I have a flight leaving from Amsterdam at 9:15 AM. I will be flying in from Munich and arriving at 8:10 AM. They are two different tickets but the airline isn't. Will this be enough time to get to the next flight?

     

    Do you have checked bags? what airlines are you flying?

     

  • connecting Delta to LOT & picking up baggage
    Sep 4, 2016
    2
    I'm flying JFK to AMS on Delta, then AMS to Warsaw on LOT. My bags won't be checked through. I think these are the transfer steps - I'll go through passport control, then pick up my bags, then go straight to the LOT gate (I'll have a boarding pass) without going through security again. Please confirm this is right! Thanks.

     

    That is incorrect. You will go through passport control, claim your bags, re-check them with LOT at the LOT check-in desk, and then go through security.

     

    Thanks so for much for clarifying!

     

  • Glasgow to Ams to Rome
    Sep 1, 2016
    3
    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
    3
    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.

     

    Thanks!

     

    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
    1
    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
    1
    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
    2
    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
    3
    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.

     

    https://beta.schiphol.com/en/transfers/ scroll down to the blue section and request assistance.

     

  • Connection time of 1h 20m
    Aug 29, 2016
    1
    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
    1
    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
    3
    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.

     

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