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Hello, I will arrive at Terminal 2 at 9:25am from Montreal (air Canada) and then will need to go to Terminal 5 to catch a flight to seoul at 11:30am (korean Air). I know that I have to claim luggage, change terminal and redo custom, but will I have enough time? thank you
You will not have to go through customs in Chicago. You will go through security in Terminal 5, but you pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Montreal and there is no US Customs when leaving the US. You have barely enough time if everything goes perfectly.
Hi, I will be departing from Montreal to San Jose California this Dec 22, and I have a connecting flight in Chicago Ohare (ORD). My layover is only one hour. Can I make it to my next flight going to SJC? Do I need to go to the Immigration once I arrived or go directly to the departure gate? I will be flying with the same airline (United). Thank you
You pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Montreal. All you have to do in Chicago is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time.
Thank you. That's a relief. ☺️
Hi. I am travelling to Las Vegas from Belfast City Airport going via Heathrow and Chicago both on the way out and return. On the way out there is 90 mins between the Heathrow arrival and Las Vegas departure and on the return there is 78 mins between the Las Vegas arrival and the Heathrow departure. The flights were all booked together in one booking and while I have BA flight numbers, they are operated by AA. Is this enough time or do I need to take it up with my booking agent?

Regards
That should be just enough time on the way to Las Vegas and plenty of time on the way back.
Thanks for the reply.

I have been to Vegas 4 times before (although never via ORD) but normally check my bags right through. From reading other posts it seems I have to collect my bag on the way through and back in back in again. Is this correct?
Thanks for the reply.

I have been to Vegas 4 times before (although never via ORD) but normally check my bags right through. From reading other posts it seems I have to collect my bag on the way through and back in back in again. Is this correct?
Yes, that is correct.
Thanks for all your help.
Hi i am traveling with Lufthanza from Frankfurt to ORD chicago then to Portland oregon. I am wondering if i have to go through customs in chicago or Portland. Do i have to recheck my lagguage? note that my flight to Portland is also with Lufthanza but operated by united. Thank you for your help on this matter
In Chicago you will 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 Terminal 1, go through security and to your departure gate.
Thank you very much
Where is the re-check desk in terminal 5 in ORD. Is it visible from far. I am afraid that i miss it.
It's right after you clear customs. It's hard to miss.
Hi. We are travelling to las vegas via Chicago airport from dublin. Our stopover time is 2hours and 20mins. We will have pre cleared in Dublin and as far as i know we wont have to collect our luggage. Our ticket was bought as one with aerlingus.Just wondering if anyone has done this and is it enough time. Or does anyone have any tips for us?Aerlingus are saying it should be ok. We are sitting pretty close to exit up front. Tickets are already booked! Thanks.
Yes, that is enough time. All you have to do is take the ATS Train from Terminal 5 where you arrive to Terminal 1 if you're flying United to Las Vegas and then go through security.
Thank you for your reply.
I an going from Montréal to Chicago with AirCanada (Flight UA837)
Then layover of 1 hour and going to Tokyo with Ana All Nippon AirwaysAirways (Flight NH11).
Tickets werebought together.

Will this be enough time? I Will be leaving in winter...

Thank you!
And I am not sure which terminals it would be ?
You arrive in Terminal 1 or 2 and depart from Terminal 1. You pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Montreal. All you have to do in Chicago is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time if the first flight is on-time.
Hi
I'm flying through Chicago on way to Montreal.
Flying Cedar Rapids to Chicago united
Then have 50 minutes until my flight from Chicago to Montreal...

What all will I have to do as far as luggage, security, etc and will I have enough time?
All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate in Chicago. You have enough time.
Hi,
I'm flying Lufthansa from Frankfurt (FRA) to ORD, and conncting to a United flight to Fargo (FAR). The booking is all one ticket with a 1hr40m layover in ORD, is that enough time to make the connection? the other flight option is for a 5hr layover and I'd rather not do that if I don't need to

Will I need to claim all my bags, clear customs, exit the airport and then recheck them with United and go through all the security lines again? How long can I expect to spend doing that?

How far are the terminals that I will be arriving from and departing from and how long will it take to go between them?
Yes, 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, then take the ATS Train to Terminal 1 or 2, go through security and to your departure gate. You have barely enough time with the 100 minute connection if everything goes smoothly.
Thanks ZAP. That's what I was thinking... as much as I would like to avoid the 5 hr. layover, I hate the stress from racing around on short connections like that. Think I'll just go with the longer layover and have a nice meal and find a lounge.
hello,

I Have 90 minutes layover in Chicago terminal 5 and departing to montreal T1. Is that enough?
do I have to go through immigration in chicago and get my luggage and check in again for the next flight?
Where are you flying into Chicago from and on what airline?
Shangai anc both flight are united
Yes, you have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, then take the ATS Train to your departure terminal (either 1 or 2) then go through security and to your departure gate. You have just enough time if everything goes smoothly.
Hi there. We flying from GRR to ORD on United. We arrive in ORD at 3:13pm. We have a totally separate ticket for a flight leaving ORD at 5:25pm on All Nippon to Tokyo Haneda Airport. We're not sure what procedure we have to go through. We have checked bags. We assume we pick up bags from a baggage carousel, then take them over to the international flight check-in in Terminal 1? Not sure how far away baggage carousels are, or how far the international flight check-in is. Is 2 hours enough time for this? Thanks!
The check in is just upstairs from the baggage claim. The ANA check in desk is all the way to the right in Terminal 1 as you enter. You can also show your ANA confirmation to the United Agent in Grand Rapids and they might be able to check your bags through to Tokyo for you. You have enough time.