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  • GSP-ORD-LGA
    Jan 21, 2017
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    United flight, transfer from C gate to E gate. 20 minutes between landing and boarding, 45 minutes between landing and departure. What's my best bet for making that happen?

     

    Hope that the flight from Greenville-Spartanburg is on-time and run. If you miss your connection, United flies hourly flights from ORD to LGA.

     

  • MSP-ORD-DOH
    Jan 20, 2017
    1
    Hello, my wife and I are arriving at ORD from MSP at 5:38 pm on Friday March 10th via American Airlines, our flight from ORD to DOH leaves at 6:55 PM March 10th via Qatar airways. Will be able to catch the flight to DOH or should I buy a earlier tickets to ORD?

     

    If both flights are on the same reservation that should be just enough time. You will have to take the ATS Train to Terminal 5 and go through security.

     

  • YYZ-ORD-SMF
    Jan 20, 2017
    4
    I have only 50 minutes layover in ord and will have a check in baggage. Plus I will be traveling with a toddler. Is this doable?

     

    What airline are you flying? You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto. If both flights are on the same reservation then all you have to do in Chicago is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.

     

    United.

     

    Then, yes, all you have to do in Chicago is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time if the flight from Toronto is on-time.

     

    Thank you.

     

  • Terminal 5 to Terminal 3
    Jan 17, 2017
    1
    Hello I'll be flying Qatar airways from DOHA to Toronto Via Chicago. I have a 3 hour layover at ORD. Will this time be enough? And what is the procedure to go from Terminal 5 to Terminal 3? Thanks

     

    Yes, that should be enough time. You will arrive in T5, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, then take the ATS Train to Terminal 3 and go through security.

     

  • Connecting in 36 minutes
    Jan 15, 2017
    1
    I have a 36 minute connection in Ord from Dtw-Rsw on American Airlines is this enough time

     

    It's possible but depends on the flight from Detroit being on-time. It leaves no time to spare if it's not.

     

  • International layover
    Jan 14, 2017
    1
    I'm flying UA from Sao Paulo to Newark on Feb 15th, with a 3h30 layover in Newark and catch another UA flight to Tampa, one reservation. Will I need to claim my bags and re-check it for flight to Tampa?

     

    Yes, you need to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, and then go through security. Also, note that you asked this on the Chicago-O'Hare forum but you say you are connecting in Newark, is that correct?

     

  • SGF-ORD-YYZ
    Jan 14, 2017
    2
    Hi - travelling SGF to YYZ connecting in ORD with no checked baggage next Saturday. Flights have been changed such that we only have a 54 min connection time in ORD now. Doable?

     

    ...both AA flights

     

    Yes, that is enough time. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate, both in Terminal 3.

     

  • Dtw-Rsw
    Jan 13, 2017
    1
    Hey, I have a flight from Dtw- Rsw with a connection in Ord that is 59 minutes. AA2889- AA1276 It's an American Airlines flight What is your opinion, is this enough time ? Thanks

     

    Yes, all you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate, both in the H/K concourse in Terminal 3.

     

  • Connection
    Jan 13, 2017
    1
    Hey, I have a flight from Dtw- Rsw with a connection in Ord that is 59 minutes. AA2889- AA1276 It's an American Airlines flight What is your opinion, is this enough time ? Thanks

     

    Yes, all you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate, both in the H/K concourse in Terminal 3.

     

  • Miss 1st flight on purpose
    Jan 13, 2017
    2
    Hi I'm flying from Milwaukee and have a connecting flight in Chicago to Honolulu. It was much cheaper to book it from Milwaukee but I live in the Chicagoland area. Can I skip my flight from Milwaukee to Chicago and just get on the flight to Honolulu?

     

    Most airlines will cancel the 2nd leg of your trip if you do not take the 1st leg. They do this to avoid booking ploys.

     

    Yes, you will have to drive up to Milwaukee and take the flight to Chicago.

     

  • YUL to ORD to SFO
    Jan 13, 2017
    3
    Montreal to ORD to SF via United with a 1 hour and 33 minute layover. Arrive Terminal 5 and Depart Terminal 1. Is there enough time to make it through customs, ATS travel, and security on a Saturday evening?

     

    You do not arrive in Terminal 5, almost all flights from Montreal arrive in Terminal 2. You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Montreal. All you have to do in Chicago is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time.

     

    I thought that United international flights arrive at Terminal 5. Is Montreal considered United domestic that I would arrive Terminal 2? Thank you for your response.

     

    Yes, you pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Montreal, therefore you arrive at a domestic gate.

     

  • LHR to SAN via ORD
    Jan 15, 2017
    3
    Hi, We will be travelling from LHR to San Diego, with a 1 hr 35 min change at Chicago in May. Both flight are with United Airlines on a through ticket, arriving 10:45, departing 12:20. Is this change do-able and do we need to switch terminals? Thankyou

     

    That's just enough time, 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 1, and go through security.

     

    I'm flying from Edinburgh to Las Vegas and catch a connection in Chicago. We have 1hour 20 mins to get through US immigration and collect bags etc. Is that sufficient time?

     

    *** (the person coming from Edinburgh), no, that is not enough time the minimum for an International to Domestic connection at ORD is 90 minutes, with 2 hours more realistic.

     

  • Layover
    Jan 11, 2017
    1
    I have a trip to Ireland booked, the travel agency booked an American Airlines flight from KC to Chicago landing at 805 pm and catching a 930pm flight on Aer Lingus to Dublin. is that enough time?

     

    It's just enough time if everything goes smoothly. You will have to take the ATS Train from Terminal 3 to Terminal 5 and go through security.

     

  • Flying from London to St. Louis Mo transfer in ORD
    Jan 11, 2017
    1
    I am looking to nook flight from HEATHROW to ST LOUIS MO, having 1.40 hours layover in ORD with united airlines... is it enough time.. do we need to collect baggage and recheck them at ORD.. thanks

     

    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 your departure terminal, and go through security.

     

  • MSP - ORD - DUB
    Jan 10, 2017
    1
    I booked an itinerary for me and another person to fly to Dublin but we have a connection flight at O'Hare. First flight with American Airlines is expected to land Saturday night Terminal 3 at 5:41pm with a 1 hr 40 minute layover before our Aer Lingus flight leaves Terminal 5 at 7:20 pm. I know we have to get outside to the ATS to go to Terminal 5 and back through security. Is this going to be enough time? From what I can tell it'll be close but would rather avoid the $250+ fees in changing flight plans. Especially when a one way ticket to ORD earlier that day would only run about $40.....appreciate any advice and how to get through quickest!

     

    It should be enough time if the flight from MSP is on-time.

     

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