Information about your travel day

Today's crowd levels

Departure: normal day

It is fairly quiet in the departure halls. In general you won’t, or hardly, have to wait 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: busy day

There are a lot of people in the arrival halls. Chances are that you’ll have a short wait at passport control. There are many travellers picking up their baggage from the belt. 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

Park safe and sound

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

Book your parking spot

There's always something to do at Schiphol

If you’re a ‘first person to the gate’ kind of traveller, perhaps you could spare some time at Schiphol for our must-dos! You can check what to do if you’re travelling with children. Or shop to your heart’s content after security, with a huge variety of shops and special summer discounts.

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!