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  • 1 hr to Connect in O'hare
    Dec 29, 2015
    Fly from San Francisco to O'hare with United #734 , then have 1 hr to connect to DTW - UA 3642. What terminal in O'Hare for flight UA 734 & UA 3642? Are they at the same terminal? How to connect? Thank you for your advice.


    You will arrive in Terminal 1. You may depart from Terminal 1 or Terminal 2. There is a walkway between Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 inside security, just follow the signs. You have enough time.


  • Terminal 1 to 2
    Dec 29, 2015
    I have four students who will have 42 minutes to make a connection at O'Hare, coming from Houston and going to Winnipeg (Canada). Do we have enough time to go from T1 to T2? What would be the fastest way? Thanks in advance for your help!


    There is a walkway in between terminals inside security, just follow the signs to the E/F gates, however, be sure to check the monitors or united.com first, many Winnipeg flights leave from Terminal 1 even though they are on United Express.


    Thanks - our tickets currently say T2 for the second flight, but fingers crossed for the same terminal! Does anyone know the timing for that walk?


    The terminal listed on tickets is commonly wrong. It takes less than 5 minutes to walk between 1 and 2 (closest point to closest point). The worst possible United connection at ORD only takes 15-20 minutes.


  • 57 MIN Layover
    Dec 22, 2014
    Is a 57 minute lay-over give enough time? We are arriving from SEA then continuing on to FLL.


    If both of your flights are on American or both of your flights are on United, then yes, you have enough time.


    Ok thanks. That was all that was available for the rewards so I feel better know. Had a bad experience in SFO with a 40 minute last year


  • 38 min transfer
    Dec 21, 2014
    Hi, we arrive tomorrow at ORD at 1:37pm with flight UA616 coming from San Francisco and go to take flight UA944 departing at 2:15pm going to Frankfurt. Transfer time is thus 38 min. Is it possible to catch this flight and will the checked luggage follow? Do we have to go through security and passport check? Thank you


    All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate which will both be in Terminal 1. You have enough time if your first flight is on-time.


  • enough time to pick up luggage and transfer
    Dec 20, 2014
    Arriving in O'Hara from Tokyo, terminal 5 on Japan Airlines operated by American Airlines. Only have 2 hours to get luggage, and go to terminal 3, leaving to Cleveland. Is this enough time?


    Yes, that is enough time. You will claim your bags before going through US Customs, but can re-check them at the transfer desk immediately after. You will then take the ATS Train to Terminal 3, go through security and to your departure gate.


  • 45 mins transfer time
    Oct 19, 2015
    I am taking United flight 224 to ORD and connecting to ANA flight 1011 to Narita. Will my arrivial be in Terminal 1 as I know ANA is departing in terminal 1 and also is 45mins sufficient?


    Yes, United 224 will arrive in Terminal 1. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. As long as your first flight is on-time you have enough time.


    I will be arriving to ORD on United 2005 and connecting to ANA 11 for NRT. The layover is 1 hour. Will I need to recheck baggage/security? Will the departing gate be in the same terminal? Thanks in advance!


  • 45mins transfer
    Dec 20, 2014
    I am taking United #224 into ORD and connecting to ANA#1011, I only have 45mins, would that be sufficient. will united be arriving in terminal 1 as ANA is departing from terminal 1. Thanks!


  • Short cut transfer?
    Dec 20, 2014
    In the past, when I've flown through ORD and needed to get from T3 (AA flight) to T5 (BA flight) and already had my boarding pass, I went to a certain spot and was bused directly to T5 and didn't have to go through security again. Is that still possible? If so, where in T3 was it?


    Yes, it is still there. It leaves from Gates G17 and K20.


  • Luggage transfer between T1 and T5
    Dec 19, 2014
    Hello - We land in Chicago O'Hare Terminal 1 on a United Airlines flight from Phoenix and we need to catch a British Airways flight from Terminal 5 to London. We have close to a 4hr layover. The question is will United Airline accept to check through the luggage from Phoenix all the way to London? And if not, what is the simplest way to get our luggage from Terminal 1 over to Terminal 5 in Chicago? We will have a lot of luggage and it will be impossible for my wife and I to handle on our won on top of two small children. Many thanks!


    If you purchased all your tickets together United will transfer your bags to British Airways for you. If you did not, you will have to transfer it yourself via the ATS train. Your options are to either pack what you can carry or to purchase a foldable luggage cart and pack it in your luggage on the way to Chicago, then unpack it and use it in Chicago, then re-pack it or throw it out before checking your bags with BA.


  • T2-T3
    Dec 19, 2014
    I am flying in from SLC on Delta-T2 and have approx. 40 min to get to AA in T3. Is that enough time and can I walk?


    Yes, it is enough time and yes, you can walk, but it depends on your first flight being on-time and not having any checked baggage or your checked bags being tagged to your final destination. There is a walkway inside security between t2 and T3.


  • Transfer from T3 to T5
    Dec 19, 2014
    Will one hour sufficient to mover from T3 American Airlines to T5 Brishtish airways


    Yes, it should be enough time.


    Thank you very much for prompt reply


  • Is 30 minutes enough
    Dec 18, 2014
    I am flying from Sioux Falls to Orlando via ORD. Is thirty minutes enough time to make the connection in ORD?


    Yes, that is enough time, but only if the first flight is on-time and you hurry. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • Enough time?
    Dec 18, 2014
    I'm flying into terminal 1 on United at o'hare on December 25 with a connecting Swiss air flight out of terminal 5 with a two hour layover, is that enough time. Do I need to go through security again?


    Yes, after you take the ATS train to Terminal 5 you will have to go through security. You have plenty of time.


  • T5 to T1 connection time and baggage claim
    Dec 20, 2014
    I and my mother are flying from Dusseldorf Germany to Columbus OH via ORD with United Airlines. Do i need to claim my baggage and rec-check it again or will be automatically transferred to the connecting flight which is as well United Airlines? and we have 2 hours waiting time is this enough from T5 to T1?


    Yes, you will arrive in Terminal 5, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, then re-check your bags at the transfer desk. Then look at the monitors, your flight to Columbus may leave from Terminal 1 (B or C gates) or Terminal 2 (E or F gates). Take the ATS train to your departure terminal, go through security, and to your departure gate. You have enough time.


    Thank you for the reply.However, I do have one more question. Is there any airports paid serive for the baggage claim and re-check while we are in the transit? Because me and my mother cannot handle the bags we have and other staff with in this time. Please advise on this matter.


    There are no skycaps in the international baggage claim. However, there are carts free of charge to use in getting your bags from the claim belt to the transfer desk.


  • Transport from T3 to T5
    Dec 17, 2014
    Hi All , I need to go to T5 from T3 ,but i have couple of checked in baggage which i need to collect them at T3 baggage claim , after baggage collection , is there any shuttle from Terminal 3 - Terminal 5 near baggage claim ?


    The ATS Train runs from T3 to T5. It is the only way between the terminals.


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