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Amsterdam or CDG

Bethesda, MD
Level Contributor
29 posts
3 reviews
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
Level Contributor
32,134 posts
79 reviews
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
Level Contributor
37,532 posts
7 reviews
2. Re: Amsterdam or CDG

AMS no doubt. CDG can be a nightmare.

Perth, Australia
Level Contributor
162 posts
186 reviews
3. Re: Amsterdam or CDG

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

Atlanta, Georgia
Destination Expert
for Atlanta
Level Contributor
10,682 posts
85 reviews
4. Re: Amsterdam or CDG

+4 for Amsterdam

Milford, Ohio
Level Contributor
1,902 posts
98 reviews
5. Re: Amsterdam or CDG

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

Level Contributor
3,404 posts
72 reviews
6. Re: Amsterdam or CDG

AMS here too.

Hong Kong, China
Level Contributor
58 posts
186 reviews
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.

Level Contributor
1,494 posts
198 reviews
8. Re: Amsterdam or CDG

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

Dallas, Texas
Destination Expert
for Boston, Orlando, Walt Disney World, Las Vegas
Level Contributor
23,517 posts
83 reviews
9. Re: Amsterdam or CDG

AMS love that airport.

Park City, Utah
Destination Expert
for Utah, Winter Sports
Level Contributor
15,218 posts
338 reviews
10. Re: Amsterdam or CDG

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