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  • 1.5 HOUR LAYOVER TIME
    Mar 23, 2016
    2
    TRAVELLING JULY 25 WITH HUSBAND AND 3 YEAR OLD CHILD. ARRIVING AT ORD FROM MSP AT 4:20PM AND DEPARTING TO CPH AT 5:50PM. BOTH FLIGHTS ARE AIR CANADA. IS THIS GOING TO BE ENOUGH TIME?

     

    Neither flight is Air Canada - Air Canada does not fly from MSP to ORD or ORD to CPH. The first flight will be operated by United and the second flight will be operated by SAS. In Chicago you will arrive in Terminal 1 or 2, take the ATS Train to Terminal 5 and go through security. You should have just enough time.

     

    Thank you!!

     

  • 1h25
    Mar 21, 2016
    1
    I'm going to San Antonio via Chicago from Paris. I just have 1h25 of delay beetween my arrival in O'Hare Airport and the restart for SA. It seems me short, but I would to know your advices. TY very much !

     

    Yes, that is below the minimum International to Domestic connection time in Chicago and will be especially difficult if you have checked baggage.

     

  • Connection in ORD from UA to Aer Lingus to Dublin
    Mar 21, 2016
    3
    Arrive ORD on United Sunday @ 11:08 AM then depart on Aer Lingus @ 1:01 PM. Enough time to get from UA Arrivals to Aer Lingus departures? No checked bags.

     

    Yes, that should be enough time if your United flight is domestic and on-time.

     

    Upon arrival in Dublin I go on to Frankfurt on another Aer Lingus flight. Will I go through customs in between flights, or just change gates with my carry on?

     

    I believe Dublin has sterile international transfers, allowing you to go directly to your departure gate.

     

  • Terminal 3 to 5 with 2 baggages check in in 2 hrs 30 mins
    Mar 20, 2016
    1
    I am flying from Bentoville to ORD by AA3638 on 25th mar. Need to proceed to Terminal 5 for connecting QR726 and have 2 check in baggage as well .2 hr 30 mins is the time gap between flights. Is this enough time ? Should I collect baggage in T3 ? Where do I check in these baggage's at Qatar Airlines again in T3 or T5 ? is this enough time to collect baggage, re-check in baggage, move to T5, immigration security

     

    If you purchased both tickets on the same reservation you don't have to do anything with your bags. There is No US Immigration when departing the US. You should have plenty of time.

     

  • Time Estimate Needed
    Mar 20, 2016
    1
    We're making reservations for this summer. Will be flying United from Amsterdam to Tampa with a connection at Ohare. Landing Terminal 5, going thru Customs, then leaving for Tampa Terminal 1. How much time do we need to deplane, go thru Customs, get to terminal 1, and go thru Security again?

     

    I recommend at least 2 hours between flights if on the same reservation and 3 hours if two separate reservations.

     

  • 2 hr and 20 mins connecting time
    Mar 18, 2016
    1
    Hi, I will be flying in from Korea on Korean Air, arriving at ODR at 9:35 am, and will have to catch a connecting flight on AA at 11:55 am (same ticket). I will be traveling with my kids who are US citizen. Do you think we have enough time to make the connection? I've missed so many connecting flights (international to domestic) at ORD..So I am a little worried about it, especially with the kids. Thanks

     

    That should be enough time. Luckily late morning is one of the less busy times during the day.

     

  • DOHA-ORD-DTW
    Mar 17, 2016
    1
    I will be traveling from India to Detroit via Doha and Chicago. I am traveling with Qatar Airways up to Chicago to arrive T5 and then traveling to Detroit in American Airlines from T3. What will be stages of activity like immigration, collection of baggage, re-check-in, ATS etc., in order and at what location will it happen?

     

    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, go up 2 levels, take the ATS Train to T3 and go through security.

     

  • 40 minute change-over
    Mar 15, 2016
    2
    my bosses flights have been rescheduled by United and leave only 40 minutes between flight coming in from Las Vegas and departing out to Bangor. Is that a legal flight with only 40 minutes of layover?

     

    Yes, that is a legal connection although it is not easy.

     

    Thank you

     

  • 50 min connection from United (RDU) to Lufthansa (FRK)
    Mar 15, 2016
    1
    will have enough time? Raleigh (RDU) to Chicago (ORD) Lufthansa 8853 operated by /REPUBLIC AIRLINES DBA UNITED EXPRE Economy / Coach Class ( L) Depart 1:50pm Arrive 3:10pm Duration: 2h 20m Layover: Chicago (ORD) 0h 50m Chicago (ORD) to Frankfurt (FRA) Lufthansa 431 Economy / Coach Class ( L) Depart 4:00pm Arrive 7:15am +1 day

     

    Yes, that is enough time if your flight from RDU is on-time. You just have to go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You will arrive in Terminal 1 or 2 and depart from Terminal 1. 1 and 2 are connected inside security by a walkway.

     

  • Connection Time with Air Berlin (domestic operated by AA)
    Mar 14, 2016
    1
    Hello, I plan to travel from IND via ORD to TXL (Berlin, Germany) with AirBerlin. The airline recommend me a connection with an arrival at 14:36 (AB4645, operated by AA) and to continue with AB7421 at 15:25. Is this enough time to catch the international flight? It will be booked as one ticket for a non US-citizen. Thanks!

     

    All you have to do in Chicago is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate, both in Terminal 3. You should have enough time as long as your flight from Indianapolis is on-time.

     

  • Time between flights
    Mar 13, 2016
    1
    I am flying from RST on AA3470 arriving ORD at 07:43AM.Scheduled to depart ORD on AA1514 at 08:55AM enroute to TPA. Which concourse serves Envoy Air as American Eagle coming from RST? Is 1:12 enough time to make my turn?

     

    Envoy flights use the G and L concourse and your flight to Tampa will depart from concourse H/K. They are connected inside security. You should have enough time.

     

  • Denver to Zurich through chicago
    Mar 12, 2016
    1
    I am flying Denver to Chicago united then Chicago to Zurich on Swiss air booked through United. I have to check in to Swiss Air in Chicago but will my bags go all the way or do I have to claim them and recheck them with Swiss Air?

     

    Your bags should be checked through to Zurich.

     

  • Is 2 hours enough time to go from terminal 5 to terminal 1?
    Mar 12, 2016
    3
    I am flying united airlines from punta cana to ord. I have a 2 hour layover and have to be in terminal 1 for my connecting flight. Is this enough time to clear customs and get to terminal 1?

     

    My flight is on Friday April 15 2016, and I'm the arrival time is 5:15pm.

     

    Yes, that should be enough time if everything goes smoothly.

     

    Thank You

     

  • Connecting to CDG
    Mar 12, 2016
    2
    I am flying United from SFO to CDG connecting through ORD--only 50 minutes between flights--can I make it?

     

    Yes, all you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate, both in Terminal 1.

     

    Thank you!

     

  • T5 to T3 including Immigration
    Mar 14, 2016
    3
    BA changed my parent's direct flight London-Houston flight at last minute, so now they are required to transfer in OHare with 1hr 25 min to disembark, do immigration and customs and transfer to T3. This is the last flight to Houston. Is this doable? what will happen if they miss? They dont have phone and can barely speak english, and calling BA was more frustrating than anything.

     

    That's barely possible if everything goes perfectly. It is below the minimum International to Domestic connection time in Chicago. If they miss their connection they will be stuck in Chicago overnight.

     

    Thank you.

     

    Just wanted to update - Parents made the connection. both had wheelchair assistance and the staff was of great help with taking them from terminal 5, immigration, customs and to T3 by trian, and even let my parents use their cell phone to call and update me. I am so happy we have such good ground staff. (BA, please take note of this and fix London airport where you did not provide wheelchair even after requesting). Bags were not so lucky, one bag arrived a day later, and all 4 bags had damage (lost handles, lost wheels etc)

     

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