A Guide to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport Worried about getting lost at the airport during your Amsterdam holiday? This handy guide contains information regarding transport links, transferring between terminals and maps to the different terminals to make your journey as easy as possible. Checking In Make sure you get to the airport in plenty of time. Schiphol Airport recommend the following check- in times for flights: two hours prior to departure if you are flying to a European destination three hours prior to departure if you are flying to a destination outside Europe Check-in desks Departure Hall 1: desk rows 1 up to and including 8 Departure Hall 2: desk rows 9 up to and including 16 Departure Hall 3: desk rows 17 up to and including 32 Self-service check-in Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is in the process of automating and speeding up the passenger process through introducing self-service check-in facilities. This means that you can check yourself in with the aid of machines (kiosks). Airport Map Amsterdam Schiphol Airport has an airport guide, which pinpoints facilities on an interactive map.