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Questions about Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (IATA:AMS) in the Netherlands.

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Lost luggage in Amsterdam Schiphol Airport with Vueling Airlines

I just had a bad experience today. This is my first trip to Europe with my parents and we arrived from Roma to Amsterdam this morning using Vueling Airlines. After I arrived at the luggage hall we ...
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AMS to Glasgow KLM

My daughter and her 2 young children are arriving at AMS from Lima and then have 50 minutes to connect to Glasgow. Is that ample time or do they have to go through security etc? Can you anticipate ...
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How much time needed for connecting flight at Schiphol - separate tickets

I am traveling from NYC to AMS on Delta. Flight is scheduled to arrive (if on time) at 5:55 AM. Is it feasible to catch an Easy Jet flight to Berlin at 9:10 AM? There's a KLM flight at 9:50 AM or 12:...
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Wander around airport connecting flight Schiphol

I am flying on a flight from London - Schiphol (AMS) soon and then outbound to Moscow. My layover time is around 3 hours. In this time I would like to wander around the airport, look at the shops ...
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minimum connection at Schiphol UK -> AMS -> Germany

I am thinking of booking a flight from the UK to Germany, via Schiphol. The first flight is with KLM proper, and the second with KLM Cityhopper. There will be 40 minutes from the first flight arriving,...
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Exiting from Schiphol airport while in transit

I am a Canadian Citizen and travelling to India from Canada. I have a lay over at Schiphol airport for 3 hours. Will it be possible for me to go outside to meet my university batch mate for half an ...
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Will I have enough time for my connection in Schiphol Airport? [duplicate]

I am flying from Germany to the USA with a 1 hour and 50 minute layover in Amsterdam Schipol Airport later this month (December 20th). I know I need to go through some extra security when I arrive in ...
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Transferring from a Schengen country to the UK (which is a non Schengen country) at Schiphol

I'm planning to take a flight from Milan (Italy) to Aberdeen (UK), with one stop at Schiphol. Both flights are operated by KLM and I have 1h25m available to change planes, I'm only carrying an hand ...
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At Schiphol, is 3 hours enough to get from EasyJet to Delta/KLM for a return flight to America?

We will fly from Bordeaux to Amsterdam-Schiphol for a return flight to the U.S. on Delta/KLM. Will 3 hours (11:30-2:30) be enough time? Will we have to clear customs? It's a big airport; wondering ...
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Have I got enough time to make this connecting flight from London to Toronto Pearson via Amsterdam?

I haven't flown much so any help would be greatly appreciated, thanks. I booked a flight from London Heathrow to Toronto Pearson which has a layover at Schiphol airport, Amsterdam. The first leg is ...
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Time to transfer at AMS on 2 separate tickets with checked bags

I will be traveling from Leeds UK to Amsterdam via KLM. I will have one checked bag. I will then be traveling from AMS to the US on a different ticket on United Airlines, so I will have to clear ...
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What are chances of AMS->TLV seats to become available at the last minute during coming week? [closed]

I've had the experience before of buying a last-minute ticket from AMS to TLV (it was an indirect flight via Turkey, but never mind) - bought in the morning, flown at noon. I'm going to be taking that ...
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Who else to contact about missing luggage?

I flew JFK-->AMS-->HER. The first leg was operated by KLM and the second by Transavia. I bought my ticket through Delta. At JFK, they checked my bag all the way to HER, even though my layover at ...
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Flying from Venice to New York via Amsterdam - 50 minutes transfer time

I am Italian with an Italian passport and I've booked a ticket Venice-New York via Amsterdam. I'm reading all possible discouraging things about having only 50 minutes to catch the connection, like an ...
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Time necessary for making a connection flying Easyjet from Bristol, UK to Amsterdam and connecting on Delta Airlines to Detroit, MI, US

How much time should I allow for attempting to make a connecting flight departing Bristol, UK on Easyjet and making my connecting flight on Delta Airlines to Detroit, MI, USA at Amsterdam Schiphol ...
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Is there a Singapore Airlines transfer desk at Amsterdam airport?

Quick note: I asked a related question here before, but this question is different because it is about Singapore Airlines, and about the transfer desk for that in AMS (Amsterdam), which is different ...
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Airside transfer in AMS (Schiphol airport in Amsterdam) on separate tickets

I am expected to arrive at AMS (Schiphol airport in Amsterdam, Netherlands) from a non-Schengen country, Singapore, with Singapore airlines. That is on one ticket. I am now planning to buy an ...
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How far in advance can I pass security and enter the airside in Schiphol?

I have a very early flight in Schiphol. Since I don't have any other way to arrive there in the morning I will have to go the previous day. Although I will be arriving quite late, it would be nice ...
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Traveling from Amsterdam to Portland, Oregon. The transit time is 2 hours. Have opted for wheelchair assistance. Is this sufficient time?

I am travelling from Mumbai to Amsterdam and have a connecting flight from AMS to Portland, USA. The transit time is only 2 hours. What are the procedures in the AMS airport before reaching the ...
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Connecting flight in Amsterdam to Bergen

I am travelling from Delhi to Bergen via Amsterdam. There is a 4-hour layover. I have to catch a KLM flight to Bergen, Norway. Where will I collect my baggage? Can I go directly to the gate or is a ...
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Is 75 minutes enough to transfer at Schiphol airport?

I'm planning to travel from Abu Dhabi to Zurich via AMS. The connection time is 1 hour 15 minutes. Within that time I need to get transferred including security and passport control. Is that enough ...
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Short connection time at Amsterdam airport

I am traveling from Mumbai to Portland through Amsterdam airport. My layover time at Amsterdam is 1 hour 40 minutes; will this be enough time to catch my flight to Portland?
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Amsterdam transit with Turkish passport [duplicate]

I am flying to US with a transit in Amsterdam for 15 hours. I have a Turkish passport and f1 visa for US. Do I need a visa for transit in Amsterdam?
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What visa do I need for a stopover in Amsterdam? [duplicate]

I am travelling from London to Bangalore, with a layover in Amsterdam of 23 hours. What visa or permission do I need to get so I can use this time to roam around Amsterdam? I am a citizen of India ...
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How can I contact KLM Ground Services?

I'm trying to find an E-Mail address, or at least a phone number, to KLM Ground Services at Schiphol airport. I can only find the main KLM contact number, however, which is utterly useless in ...
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Does a South African citizen with a UK visa need a transit visa for Amsterdam? [duplicate]

I am taking my son to the U.K he has a South African passport so therefore has a visa for the UK. We are flying via Amsterdam, does he need a separate visa for Amsterdam ?
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Can I leave the Amsterdam airport during my layover en route to Canada?

I am traveling to study in Canada and have obtained a temporary residence permit. My flight would have a 7 hour layover in Amsterdam. I hold the Lebanese passport, which means that I require a short ...
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Is a 55 minute layover in Amsterdam enough to connect?

I will be travelling from London Heathrow to Amsterdam and then to Nairobi using KLM and Kenya Airways in a few weeks. I know that I can fly straight but prefer to connect in Amsterdam as I'm joining ...
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Don't want to collect luggage in connecting flight

I am planning to visit Iceland and don't have any direct flight from Delhi. As i am a frequent flier of Jet airways, i want to take connecting flight to Iceland via Amsterdam. Now as Jet airways don't ...
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Does a Gambian need a visa to transit Amsterdam? [duplicate]

I am a Gambian, traveling from Malaysia to Dakar, Senegal via Amsterdam and Istanbul. Do I need a transit visa for Amsterdam if the connection time is less than 24 hours?
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When do I collect my luggage?

I will be flying from Lithuania to Amsterdam with a stop by at some other country. From Amsterdam, I will fly to San Francisco which will be connected to the other city. Will I need to collect my ...
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Transit in Amsterdam

I'm Lebanese, planning my trip to Ecuador. A single ticket is almost impossible from Beirut; there would be two stops in EU countries, which would require a Schengen visa. I'm planning to book 2 ...
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Transfer in Amsterdam International Airport

A little background - I've always been a cautious traveler and I don't do so well in airports so I usually try to plan ahead of time, hence why I'm asking this. In a few weeks I have a flight from ...
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Do I need transit visa for Amsterdam? [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen going to the UK in June on visitor visa, multiple entry valid until October. On my return journey, I have a layover of 12 hours and 15 minutes, and I also have to change planes ...
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Are 2:05 hours enough for a Schengen to non-Schengen transfer in Schiphol?

If everything goes according to plan, we arrive in the beginning of the July at Schiphol at 16:10 with a KL1782 from Hamburg and depart at 18:15 with a SU2695 to Moscow Sheremetyevo. Thus we have 2 ...
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Transit information UK - AMS - Buenos Aires [duplicate]

I am wondering whether 1 hour is sufficient transit time at Amsterdam Schipol for the following flights: Newcastle, UK - Amsterdam - Buenos Aires. I have read that Schipol is an efficient and fairly ...
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train travel from amsterdam to belgium, paris and germany [closed]

Hi i was just wondering how can i travel by train from ams to belgium and at the same time stop from stations to stations. besides that regarding train tickets is it advisable for me to purchase them ...
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How do I get from Amsterdam airport to Rotterdam cruise terminal

How to get from Amsterdam airport to Rotterdam cruise terminal using public transport
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Does a Bangladeshi and Permanent Resident of Canada require a visa to transit through Amsterdam Airport? [duplicate]

My wife and son will travel to Dhaka, Bangladesh from Edmonton, Canada. They have eight hours layover in Amsterdam Airport. They are Bangladeshi passport holders but they are Permanent Residents in ...
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What Gates/Wing of the Terminal at Schiphol for KLM's Alitalia Flights to Rome?

Does anyone know the typical wing of the Schiphol terminal where Alitalia flights depart for Fiumicino Airport outside of Roma?
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What is the transit procedure in AMS when en route from a Schengen country to the USA?

My wife and I are planning a trip to France with my family in September, and we're looking at flight options. My wife will need to return before I do, flying from Toulouse (TLS) to Boston (BOS). She ...
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Can I see some of Amsterdam during a five hour layover at Schiphol? [duplicate]

I'm changing planes in late March in Schiphol with a five hour layover. I've never been to Amsterdam. Is there anything I can do to see a little bit of Amsterdam and not miss my flight?
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How to get to Schiphol Airport at 5am using public transport from Amsterdam?

How can you get to Schiphol using public transport at 5 a.m.? I understand public transport starts at 6 am. I heard about some night buses but can't find their routes or which to take. I'm leaving ...
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What to do when the KLM site mentions you can not check in online for a KLM flight

I booked a flight on the KLM site several months in advance and got the line: "U kunt niet online inchecken voor deze vlucht." (You can't check in online for this flight.) The flight is on a national ...
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Transit at Schiphol Airport (AMS)

I am travelling from Hong Kong (HKG) to London Heathrow (LHR) via AMS and have some questions. Will 1 hr 25 mins be enough for transit? In case I miss my connecting flight and have to stay overnight ...
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Tax Free when leaving EU through a different country

I bought the laptop in Netherlands but am planning to leave EU through Italy. How can I get tax refunds in my case? Do I need to stamp my receipts in both: Schiphol and Milano airports?
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Schiphol international flight; online check in, deadlines and arriving

I am planning to check in for my flight online. How do I find out what the deadline is for arriving/going through customs etc? The only information I can find is that you should 'try and be there 2 ...
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Finding someone in Amsterdam Airport

Where is a good place to meet someone in the Amsterdam airport. We are arriving from 2 different countries (USA and S. Africa).
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Requirements to check-in firearm to Schiphol?

What are the requirements to check-in a firearm on a flight from the US to Schiphol? What should be expected at Schiphol? US flights requires firearms to be in locked in a hardside container and in ...
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When will a flight be listed as “short connection” at Amsterdam Schiphol

I have a flight with a short transfer time (45 min) in AMS coming up - both flights on KLM, one booking. As the trip is UK to Germany, I figured I will have to go through passport control in Amsterdam....