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Canadian Citizen Flying from Toronto to O'Hare, then connecting to Tokyo.

Arrive in O'hare 9:43AM, Operated by United Airlines
Connection is at 10:25AM, operated by ANA

We will have checked baggage as well.

Do we have to go through security again/pickup our bags? Is 42 minutes even close to enough time to make this work?

Thanks in advance!
Also, my check in on ANAs site doesnt show me the terminals.
My flight docs Show Terminal 2 arrival and Terminal 1 departure, but not sure how accurate those are (and they could change of course)
Update: Called travel agency - they've changed my terminals. I apparently arrive in Terminal 1 and depart in Terminal 1 as well.
So, still tight, but doable?
Yes, that is enough time. Since you pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto, all you have to do in Chicago is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
Assuming no delays :)
Thanks as always Zap - we all appreciate you here
hi, thinking of booking flight, United, departing Ottawa , Canada, stops in Chicago ( terminal 1), change terminal 2 for Puerto Vallarta. Will have checked luggage which I assume will go directly to Mexico and I know I go thought customs in Ottawa. I have 1 hour and 23 mins, if everything on question: do I need to go through security again when changing gates from terminal 1 to term 2 ?? ?
I believe you likely have the terminals reversed - you will arrive in T2 and depart from T1, but you can easily walk between them via a walkway inside security.
so no need to go though security again when changing terminals ?
That is correct. 1 and 2 are connected inside security by a walkway.
Great, Many thanks. so I should have enough time between connections then.
I will be in ORD at 11:15 from miami, and i have to ride at 12:00 to tokyo.
fortunately, the terminal is same but i am anxious of not getting airplane on time.
is it possible to get on plane at that time? should i change the plane?
That is possible. All you have to do is walk from one gate to the other which shouldn't take more than 5-10 minutes.
We are flying into Chicago on British Airways and will arrive in Chicago at 4pm, our flight out going to Italy, British Airways is at 4:455 pm will we have enough time?
Both of your flights will be operated by American. If your first flight is domestic that is enough time. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate, both in Terminal 3.
What a relief! Thank you!
I am flying into O'Hare, Terminal 2 with arrival time of 3:05p. I will only have carry on bag, no bags checked in. I booked my international flight separately, departing Terminal 5 at 4:50p. Will I have sufficient time? Same situation and question for return - arrive at O'Hare Terminal 5 at 3:50p, depart from O'Hare Terminal 2 at 6:30p
That is just enough time both ways if everything goes smoothly.
I'm arriving via a domestic flight on American Airlines at 3:55pm and will have to pick up baggage and then recheck for a United Airlines international flight leaving at 6:15pm. Is this enough time between flights?
That's just enough time if everything goes smoothly.
Hello, I am flying into O'Hare domestic, will need to collect baggage and head over to terminal 5. Is there a bus or ATS service FROM baggage claim area?
There is no bus on the lower (baggage claim) level. You have to go upstairs and then across the street to get to the ATS. There are signs pointing the way.
I am travelling from Detroit to O'Hare and from O'Hare, I have an international flight connecting in 2 hours. Since I have booked my tickets separately, I will not get boarding pass for my international flight at Detroit. Also, I am travelling with an infant, so I can't check in online and get boarding pass for an international flight. Do I need to go through security again when transferring from domestic to international at O'Hare? Would 2 hours be enough?

What airlines are you flying? Do you have checked bags?
I am flying American airlines from Detroit to ORD and then flying Etihad from ORD to Abu Dhabi.
I don't have any checked baggage.
Then you should have enough time. You just have to take the ATS Train from T3 to T5, check in at the Etihad desk, and go through security.
I'm connecting from AA 3186, arr.ORD 2:33pm, to AA5482, lv.ORD 3:20pm. What terminal(s), gate(s) are involved?
All AA gates are in Terminal 3 and connected inside security.
Hi. I will be flying domestic from Indianapolis to O'Hare arriving terminal 2. I need to depart terminal 5 in only 2hours 15 min. for an SAS flight. I don't know if I'll be ticketed all the way through from Indy. I will not have luggage, just carry on. Is there enough time to get from Terminal 2 through Terminal 5 and to my flight in that amount of time? I don't know how the ATS runs and how quickly. Or is shuttle better? Thanks!
If both flights are on the same reservation you should be issued both boarding passes in Indianapolis. The ATS runs about every 5 minutes. You should have enough time.