Chicago OHare (ORD) AIRPORT TERMINAL CONNECTIONS DISCUSSION FORUM
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Flying from Puerto Vallarta to Winnipeg via Chicago. Is 1 hour 56 minutes enough time to change terminals and do we have to clear customs/immigration in Chicago? We have always flown direct before.
Yes, that should be enough time. 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. You have just enough time if everything goes smoothly.
I am flying from stl to ORD to Cancun . I have a one hour layover time at ORD to take my connections flight to Cancun . Will that one hour be enough time to clear security , immigration and get to gate on time for my Cancun flight ?
There is no US Immigration or Customs when leaving the US. What airlines are you flying?
Flying united airlines
Then all you have to do in Chicago is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate on your way to Cancun. All United gates are connected inside security.
My daughter is arriving in Terminal 2 at 7:08 pm and is supposed to leave from Terminal 1 42 minutes later (7:50). She will have two small children with her. Is there any kind of golf cart type of vehicle that could meet her and take her and the kids to the other terminal so they don't miss their flight? How would I contact that kind of service at O'Hare, if they have one? Thank you.
There is no such service. She has enough time if the first flight is on-time. It is very doable. The two terminals are connected inside security by a walkway.
Hello, I have connection flights from Halifax-Toronto- Chicago-Tokyo. I'm arriving Chicago(ORD) at 11:24am, leaving to Japan(NRT) at 12:15pm. (50mins in between) Will the allow enough time to make the flight to NRT with 1 checked bag? And will their be transfer between terminals and/or security to go through? Thank you!
If all flights are on the same reservation on Air Canada/United/ANA then all you have to do in Chicago is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto.
I will be arriving to ORD at 11:35 and my connecting flight is at 12:20. I do have to change terminals (terminals 1 and 2). I just got the confirmation and for the first time it says "risky connection". Is this doable or should I look for another flight? Also, if I take the transit system between terminals, do I have to go through security again???
I am flying united but the arrival and departure are in different terminals.
That's doable. All you have to do is walk. Do not take the ATS Train. The walkway connects them inside security.
Will I be really rushed or fine as long as I don't dawdle? I will have a 7 and 10 year old with me. Just trying to figure out if I should consider another flight :)
If the flight is on-time you will be OK without rushing. If it's a little late or you're at the back of the plane you may have to rush a bit.