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Hi, just after some advice first time flying doing a connecting flight i will fly from newcastle to amsterdam and then onto Istanbul i have 3hours connection time i know this is enough time however would like some advice what happens once i land into amsterdam? Do i go theough passport control then onto gates or do i enter amsterdam airport as a bew passenger? Any advice and tips would be greatly appreciate. Thanks
All you do in Amsterdam is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. Since you are not entering the Schengen Area then you do not have to go through passport control.
Thanks for your reply. Will i have to go through to security again?
I will fly from Toronto to Amsterdam to Rome, with a 9 hrs layover in AMS. I plan on visiting the city. Since I am a newbie in all things travel, I need help to understand how it works leaving and checking back into the airport. I have been researching but have not a come across any detailed guide on each step. Thanks.
Are all flights on the same reservation with KLM? If so when you arrive you will go through Schengen Entry passport control - after that you can leave the airport. When you return you will just have to go through security to access your departure gate.
Yes, all flights are reserved with KLM. Thank you for replying.
Our return flight from Italy to the United States on Delta is showing a short layover at AMS of 1:40. Is this sufficient time? It seems like the last time we went through AMS from Italy to the US it was closer to 2 hours to get through passport control and security, but that was 3 years ago. Thank you in advance!
That should be enough time if everything goes smoothly.
I will fly from Rome FCO to Amsterdam Schiphol (expected arrival time at 3.30 pm) and then take the connection flight to Southampton at 4.40 pm . Are 70 minutes enough for the connection?
In addition to Passport control when entering the Non-Schengen area, are there other controls before reaching the plane?
If both flights are on KLM you should have enough time. Yes, Schengen Exit passport control is the only checkpoint.
30 mins to get on connecting flight. First leg Turkey to Amsterdam (Turkish) and Amsterdam to Toronto (Jet Airways)
Is it one reservation or two separate reservations? Do you have checked bags?
Hi, I am changing planes at Amsterdam. Traveling from Manchester and going on to Atlanta. It is all booked with one company Delta however royal dutch are operating the first leg and Delta the second.

Does anybody know if my checked bags will be transferred to the next plane or do I have to collect them and recheck in? And what is the security checks like I have 1 hour 45 mins to transfer.


All flights on Delta/KLM. We are flying in from GLA to AMS with a 1 hour layover to LAX. Is this enough time? Do we have to go through customs?
You just have to go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time.
Thank you!
Arriving at AMS from Madrid (KLM) connecting to Delta to USA.What is the procedure and will 90 minuets be enough time
You have to go through Schengen Exit passport control, then US Security questions, then go to your departure gate. You should have enough time.
Thank you for your answer.I appreciate the quick response
I am 78 years old. I will be arriving on KL676 from Edmonton, Canada & transferring to KL1975 to fly to Budapest with a listed 1 hour between flights.
Do I go through customs in AMS?
Will I need to have the checked baggage go through customs at AMA or at BUD?
Will the 1 hour be ‘tight’?
Will there be a long walk between flights.
Would I be advised to arrange for assistance?
You will go through Schengen Entry passport control in Amsterdam. You won't have to do anything with your checked baggage there. You should have enough time.
I have a flight from Bergen Norway to AMS, arriving at 8:10am. I then need to make it to a Delta flight 36 departing at 9:55am. Is this sufficient time to make my connection? I will have carry on. Do I need to go through any security?