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Transfer time in Amsterdam

We are traveling in July from London to Marseilles with a stop in Amsterdam to change planes. The transfer time in Amsterdam is 1 hour and 5 minutes. We fly on KLM from London to Amsterdam and then Air France flight from Amsterdam to Marseilles. We know that England is not a Schengen country. Does anyone know the passport control/customs/immigration/security procedures we will have to do in Amsterdam coming from London?

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AMS is pretty efficient and KLM and AF are corporate partners. Passport control at AMS is as said, efficient. I believe they may have a special control line for short connects. You will need to also go through security screening after passport control.

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AF and KLM are more than just partners, they are the same airline... they own each other:) 1.5 hours is more than enough time for the connection. The security check will probably be at the gate.

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Thanks for the responses It appears that there is an additional check somewhere because England isn't a Schengen country that will lengthen this.

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Step lively. Even on inter-European flights, airlines want the passengers inside the plane well in advance of the published departure time. First thing to do inside the terminal is check a Departures monitor for your next gate, in case of last-minute changes. If you are in a pinch, approach the usually helpful KLM staff. And keep your fingers crossed that your checked bags also make the transfer.