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I bought a ticket, from BOSTON to Los Angeles, via ORD. I will arrive at ORD by AA252 (BOS--ORD), and I have a connecting flight, AA1358 (ORD--LAX) on same day. The stop duration is only about ONE hour. I want to get my boarding pass JUST in Concourse H or K. I am wondering, is there any self-check in (Kiosk) in Concourse H or K ? Thanks a lot! Lee
Yes, there is, but you can also check in online or on your smartphone without even stopping at a kiosk.
I hold a Chinese passport travelling from Ottawa, ON to ORD, (valid Canadian VISA and U.S VISA) then to NRT in Japan. I don't have baggage to check, do I have to go through custom in Chicago or in Ottawa? Is 57m enough for me? Thanks
You pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Ottawa. If both flights are on the same reservation all you have to do in Chicago is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
Thank you very much!
I'm arriving via United and want to me up with a co-worker who will be arriving later via American. Is there a way for me to get to her terminal after picking up my baggage?
Yes, you can walk along the curbfront on the lower level or go into the tunnel under the parking garage where the CTA station is and then follow the tunnels to Terminal 3.
My wife and I are traveling MSP to ORD, then ORD to YQB. We have to travel from Terminal 1 B7 to Terminal 2 F24, layover is 1hour 40min. I have two questions - first we would have to get our luggage prior to going thru security at terminal 2 I assume? and would that be enough time to get through security to our connecting flight?
EDIT: Flying United
You don't have to go through security. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 are connected by a walkway inside security. You have plenty of time.
Is one hour enough to make a United MSP connection to Lufthansa FRA one !
thanks,
Len
Yes, all you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate, both in Terminal 1.
Thank you ZAP, very kind of you ,I was worried .
Len
My daughter will be coming back from a travel abroad program on Nippon airlines. Her flight is scheduled to land at 7:30am. We have booked her on a domestic flight home to NYC on United for 10:30am.

Will this allow her enough time to get her checked bag, go through customs, recheck her bag and make it to the gate? In a perfect world the flight would come in and depart from terminal 1 but i am guessing it will arrive terminal 5 and depart terminal 1.

I'm just a little worried that customs and going through security will take longer than she has.

thanks
Yes, that should be plenty of time. She will absolutely arrive in Terminal 5 as it is the only Terminal with immigration and customs facilities.
I have a 34 minute connect time arriving at ORD at 9:20 AM; Departing to Moline at 9:54 AM. Just a carry on. Assuming the inbound is on time, will I make it? Possible change in Terminals?
What airlines are you flying? Where are you coming from?
Sorry Zap....I left out crucial information. Flying American out of PVD.
Both flights are in Terminal 3. You have enough time if the first flight is on-time.
Traveling UA 4325 from Peoria with ORD Terminal 2 arrival and 41 minute connection for departure to Sacramento from Terminal 1 gate C21. Is that doable?
It's just enough time if the first flight is on-time. You just have to go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. They are connected inside security.
I am travelling via United Airlines from PHX to ORD - Will that be enough time?
PHX to ORD - UA1419
ORD to BRU (International) - UA972
It is going to be close. You need to make sure your luggage is checked to go to Brussels and your checked in for your next flight. You have to go to terminal 5 via a train. It takes about 15-20mins. Than you have security to clear 15-20 mins. Then find your gate. Assuming everything goes smooth you will be good. However, Chicago has delays all the time. Hopefully they work in your favor.
Thank you for the information.
My Luggage will be checked in till BRU and I will be checked in on both flights together at PHX

UA Customer Service Rep told me that it will mostly be same Terminal (mostly Terminal 1)

I am worried about Security check, Hopefully it works out well - Thank you Geiger
Geiger is completely wrong. Both flights will be in Terminal 1. You only have to walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You do not have to go through security. You have enough time.
Thank You Zap!
I’m a US citizen and will be landing in Chicago at 6:45pm and have a connecting flight at 8:20pm. I checked into my flight back, but wasn’t given a ticket for the US flight. Do i need to get my luggage? And check into my domestic flight? I have been through ORD many times. I don’t think I will have enough time. What’s the fastest way i can do all of this in a hour?
Yes, you have to claim your bags to take them through US Customs. What airlines are you flying? Where are you coming from and going to?
Flying from Helsinki, Finland to Chicago via finnair. Then Chicago to Kansas City via American.
There is absolutely no way you can do that in just an hour. You have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, take the ATS to Terminal 3 and go through security.
Ohare was a mess, but I made it. Had to beg them to let me try when I went to recheck and I had 30mins left. Walked on the plane with a minute to spare.
My incoming fly was delayed, and I had exactly 1 hour. I know there was other people on the plane trying to do the same thing. I was the only 1 out of 6 to make it.