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Amsterdam or CDG

Bethesda, MD
posts: 22
reviews: 1
Amsterdam or CDG

I am looking at several flight options, one takes me from Dulles to CDG, where I have 1:45 minutes to change planes, the other is through Amsterdam where I have 1:30 miinutes. Return through Paris I have 1:25 minutes or return through JFK where I have close to 3 hours. I seem to remember CDG was trains and buses to change planes. My Mother is traveling with me with a wheelchair, which helps cut the lines but adds to the stress. Advice?

Amsterdam, The...
Destination Expert
for Amsterdam
posts: 23,407
reviews: 73
1. Re: Amsterdam or CDG

I think that common opinion would be to fly through AMS over CDG any day.

Fredericia, Denmark
Destination Expert
for Bentota, Beruwala, Sri Lanka
posts: 35,894
reviews: 7
2. Re: Amsterdam or CDG

AMS no doubt. CDG can be a nightmare.

Perth, Australia
posts: 117
reviews: 131
3. Re: Amsterdam or CDG

Another vote for Amsterdam - very easy airport to transit through.

Atlanta, Georgia
Destination Expert
for Atlanta
posts: 8,968
reviews: 73
4. Re: Amsterdam or CDG

+4 for Amsterdam

Milford, Ohio
posts: 1,209
reviews: 84
5. Re: Amsterdam or CDG

Another for Amsterdam.... I've connected in CDG many times and it never gets any better!

posts: 2,628
reviews: 73
6. Re: Amsterdam or CDG

AMS here too.

Hong Kong
posts: 58
reviews: 130
7. Re: Amsterdam or CDG

AMS. my mother has done both and much prefers Ams as CDG can be overwhelming. I'd rather be stuck there than in CDG! That's a tight old time. Make sure your flights are connecting, tell ground staff when checking in etc.

posts: 1,485
reviews: 200
8. Re: Amsterdam or CDG

AMS. Great airport, and even better to get stuck in.

Destination Expert
for Boston
posts: 15,822
reviews: 54
9. Re: Amsterdam or CDG

AMS love that airport.

Park City, Utah
Destination Expert
for Utah, Travel Gadgets and Gear
posts: 10,353
reviews: 202
10. Re: Amsterdam or CDG

Let's keep it unanimous - AMS. Easiest transfer in world; CDG most difficult.