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  • 2.5 hrs connection
    Sep 19, 2016
    Arriving at terminal 3 to terminal 1 to ALL Nippon Airways depart to Tokyo .. 2 separate tickets with 1 checked in luggage.. Could I make it on time with check in and security? Thanks


    That's barely enough time if everything goes perfectly.


    Sep 18, 2016
    Arriving domestically to terminal 2, departing internationally from terminal 5, ~3 hours later. 2 separate tickets/itinaries. Will that be enough time to collect bags from T2 and recheck to T5? Also, returning, will 2 hours be enough to go through customs and recheck bags? Will I be able to check them at the counter beyond customs if not ticketed all the way through?


    Yes, that should be enough time on the way there but on the way back no, that is not enough time. You will have to take your bags to the United check-in counter in T1 to re-check your bags.


  • Terminal 5 to 1
    Sep 16, 2016
    I'm landing in terminal 5 with aer lingus from Dublin (will have done preclearence for immigration in dublin) and have to get to terminal 1 for a flight with united.Layover is 1 hour 15 minutes. Is that long enough? Thanks.


    It's just enough time if everything goes smoothly.


  • Terminal 3 to Terminal 1 - Have to go through security again?
    Sep 13, 2016
    Arriving at ORD at 2:20 on AA into Terminal 3, connecting to ANA flight to Tokyo at 4:15 in Terminal 1. No bags. About 2 hours. Is there a walkway between terminals? Or will I have to take the ATS and go through security again? Will 2 hours be sufficient for this transfer? Thanks in advance.


    Yes, there is a walkway inside security from T3 to T2 and then T2 to T1. YOu have enough time if your first flight is on-time.


  • International connection and customs
    Sep 13, 2016
    We are leaving from Denver to chicago to south korea as the final destination and i did read that there is only customs when entering the US but not for leaving is this correct or is there another security or customs in chicago? Help!


    Yes, that is correct regarding customs. However, you will have to go through security again in Chicago as the two airlines that fly nonstop from Chicago to Korea depart from Terminal 5 and that terminal is not connected to the domestic terminals inside security.


  • Terminal 1 to Terminal 5 connection - United/Aer Lingus Codeshare
    Sep 11, 2016
    I booked a codeshare flight United/Aer Lingus from Columbus to ORD to Dublin. 1) When I get to ORD, do I need to get my luggage, re-check it, & go thru Security or will my baggage go all the way thru to Dublin? 2) I have 1 hr, 40 min layover time at ORD. Will I have enough time?


    Your bags will go straight through. You just have to take the ATS Train to Terminal 5 and go through security.


  • Arr UAL Mon at 4:55PM; connecting to AA for 8:25PM flight
    Sep 10, 2016
    Plenty of time; how to connect betwn terminals?


    PS - no checked bag, just rollaboard


    If your United flight is domestic you can just walk inside security from Terminal 1, through Terminal 2, to Terminal 3.


    Super EZ! Thanks!


  • Are Termial 5 and Terminal 1 connected in the Secure Zone?
    Sep 9, 2016
    My Friends will be leaving ORD to BLR from Terminal 5 at 12:55pm and I am flying to SEA from terminal 1 at 3pm. As I have no plans in Chicago, I will be entering the airport (clearing security in Terminal 1. I can also clear security in Terminal 5 if it is allowed) around 9am. Will I be able to go to terminal 5 and hang out with them till their boarding time? I can do this in other airports such as IAH as Terminal D is connected with the other terminals.able to go to terminal 5 and hang out with them till their flight departs?


    No they are not connected in the secure zone. You will not be able to go through security in Terminal 5.


  • Terminal 2 to Terminal 5 in less than 1 hour?
    Sep 9, 2016
    I have a Unied flight from Austin to ORD arriving in Concourse E in Terminal 2. Have a connecting international flight on Air India in Terminal 5. Have only 55 mins layover. Will I have enough time to exit Terminal 2, take the ATS to terminal 5, and go through security in time to catch the connecting international flight? My bags should already be checked all the way through.


    That will be very very difficult.


  • Layover time and luggage rechecking
    Sep 8, 2016
    Hello, I am travelling from Rome to Toronto, with United and will land at 4:15 pm at terminal 5, with my next flight to Toronto (flight bought on the same ticket, both with United) at 5:31 pm terminal 1. I have 1 hour and 15 minutes to reach my flight. Will my luggage be delivered to Toronto directly without rechecking it? Is there enough time to catch my connecting flight? Thank you!


    No, 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 Train to T1 and go through security. You do not reasonably have enough time. 90 minutes is the bare minimum with at least 2 hours recommended.


  • Traveling from GSP to New Delhi via ORD (United airline then Air India
    Sep 8, 2016
    My flight from GSP will reach ORD and then connecting flight (single ticket) to New Delhi (through Air India) at Terminal 5. I have 2 hours. Is it sufficient time to go from terninal 2 to terminal 5 with two small kids (1 and 4 years old). Please suggest


    Yes, that should be enough time.


    Thanks...how much time it will take to cross the security check in terminal 5? Please let us know ...could you please let me know the gate no. For air India on terminal 5?


    It should take 30-45 minutes to go through security in T5. You won't know the exact gate in T5, but Air India usually uses a gate close to security.


  • layover time
    Sep 8, 2016
    I'm arriving on a weekday about 8:00 am from Columbia CAE on United Express, headed to Honolulu HNL on United. Is 1 hr 2 min enough time to make the connection? Or is that cutting it really close?


    Yes, that is possible. All you have to do in Chicago is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • Terminal 3 and 5 ,security check is necessary?
    Sep 8, 2016
    I am travelling from Denver to Bangalore ,my American airlines flight lands at Terminal 3 Chicago Ohare airport and I need to catch my international flight at terminal 5(Qtar airlines).Do I need to pass through security again in Chicago(b/w T3 and T5).I have 2 hours layover.I have a single ticket from Denver till Bangalore.


    Yes, you will have to go through security again in Terminal 5. You should have enough time.


    Thank you so much!!!


  • Enough time
    Sep 7, 2016
    Hello, i am travelling from London to Chicago with British Airways and will land at 18:35, with my next flight to New Orleans (flight bought on the same ticket, operated by American Airlines) at 20:00. I am traveling with a visa so need to go through immigration, and also have a checked bag. Is there enough time to catch my connecting flight? Thank you!


    That is a very difficult connection. Be prepared to spend an extra night in Chicago if there is not a later flight to New Orleans.


  • enough time??
    Sep 7, 2016
    I am traveling from Grand Rapids, MI to Chicago to Tokyo with a 1 hr 37 min layover, will that be enough time??


    If both tickets are on the same reservation yes, that is enough time - all you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


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