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Old Jul 29, 05, 3:32 am
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Originally Posted by chrissxb
I'd say for intra-european flight 45min is ok (if you know how to walk). Did that several times. thanks for the link. I'll update the thread. 35min for AMS ... seems very short for me.. you can have really long walks at AMS, too.
At CDG I'd say a frequent visitor of the airport would need 45mins within T2 and an hour if doing a terminal change. Within T1 30-45mins should suffice. Sadly MCT is set not by how fast we are able to move about an airport that is a logistical mess, but how fast your average tourist will be able to do it.

And the problem is that MCT is what the booking engines will use as a minimum transfer, unless you force it, and then if you loose your connection or luggage you are out of luck.
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