Information about your travel day

Today's crowd levels

Departure: peak day

It is extra busy in the departure halls. Despite all the measures, there are rows at check-in, security and passport control. Do you want more specific information? Look up your flight in the flight list or in the app for the most current waiting time at security!

Arrival: peak day

It is extra busy in the arrival halls. There is a queue at passport control. It is exceptionally busy at the baggage belts, but whether you have to wait long for your baggage depends on your airline. Look up your flight in the flight list or in the app for the most current flight information.

Useful information

What time should I be at Schiphol?

This differs per flight and depends on what time the check-in desks of your airline open. In principle, you should allow 3 hours for a flight to a destination outside Europe, or 2 hours to a destination within Europe. Always check the current advice with your airline.

Contact your airline

Prepare well for your travel

Read what you can do yourself, to have a smooth journey.

With these useful tips

Park safe and sound

At Schiphol you have several options to park safe and secure.

Book your parking spot

Shop after security with a € 5 discount

Get € 5 off when buying perfume, cosmetics, chocolate, liquor or sunglasses!

Download the discount voucher

Download the Schiphol app

Want to receive updates about your flight on your phone? Download our app!