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Hi, We arrive at ORD July 29 2017 at 18:35 from Toronto (originating in Tel Aviv). We depart ORD at 20:05 for for Albuquerque. We will have checked bags. Can we safely make this transfer in 1.5 hours? Many thanks!
You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto. If both flights are on the same reservation all you have to do in Chicago is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time.
Hi,
Trip is LAX-ORD-HEL. One reservation with British Airways. LAX-ORD using American Airlines (Terminal 3), ORD-HEL using FinnAir, (Terminal 5) We have 90 min to get from Term 3-5, running through airport with 3-year old twins in stroller.What are our odds?
You can make it as long as the flight from LAX is on-time.
I have a flight from ORD to Heathrow on British Air at 8:40 pm. I will be arriving via public transportation and have to check luggage. Will two hours be enough time?
Yes, that should be just enough time if everything goes smoothly.
Thank you.
Is it still necessary to arrive 3 hours prior to your flight, or is 2 hours enough? We have a 9:10 am flight to Houston.
2 hours is probably enough time. Maybe a little more if you have to check bags.
Flying American to Cancun Sunday morning Dec. 4 How early do I have to arrive?
At least 2 hours before your flight, preferably a little more if you have bags to check.
Arriving from Madrid and would appreciate info on where/when I can collect my large dog. Before or after Immigration/Customs? At Excess Baggage desk or where? Many thanks
It will likely be at an oversize baggage belt/doorway in the international baggage claim, but you can ask the agent on the jetway meeting your flight to be sure.
Thank you for your help - I'm getting conflicting reports from airline and airport.
Fliying American 12/6/16 at 11:45 am. Bus arrival to airport scheduled for 10am. I have no checked baggage. Do I have enough time to catch flight?
That should be enough time.
I have a 6:00 am flight on Monday morning - would like to take the bus but earliest arrival to Terminal 2 is 4:50 am. If I don't have any checked luggage and am flying 1st class - will I make the flight?
Yes, that should be enough time assuming the bus arrives on-time. Terminal 2 security lines are generally short, especially early in the morning.
Hi, I am flying from madrid to Las Vegas on american airlines, changing in ORD, will I have to collect & recheck my baggage? and if so is 1hr 40 mins enough time?
Yes, in chicago you will arrive in Terminal 5, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, take the ATS Train to Terminal 3, go through security and to your departure gate. Note that the flight from Madrid will be operated by Iberia. You have just enough time if everything goes smoothly.
have a flight to paris on sun nov 6th. traveling with 4 people, leave at 630 pm, some will be checking bags, flying united. when should we get to the airport. will be parking off site and the parking shuttle is a 12 min ride. we have global enrty so we do have tsa pre check.
Then arriving at 4:30 still leaves you plenty of time.