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I'll have 80 min in ORD to catch a connecting flight to Toronto. All flights are booked on the same itinerary (so I think I can check my luggage to Toronto). Will that be enough to complete all formalities?

Thanks
You will 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 your departure terminal, and through security. You do not have enough time. You realistically need at least 2 hours.
I am connecting between Arrival Terminal 5 and Departing Terminal 2. I have 1:25 to connect between terminals. What is the fastest way to transfer between the terminals and to go through Custom & Immigration? If I have liquids, sealed in a duty free bag with receipt, will I be able to carry it through as well.
No, that is not enough time and no, you cannot bring liquids through security as a carry-on even in a sealed duty-free bag. You need at bare minimum of 2 hours for such a transfer.
I will travel to Cincinnati with my wife on 13/09/16 by British airways via London and Chicago. Chicago arrival time 1835 and departure 2130 by American airways. I option to wheel chair option to my wife will that be enough all farmalities including custom entries
I am transiting through ORD terminal 5 from London on BA and connecting with AA to Pittsburgh. Will 1hr 25mins be enough to connect through terminal 3.
Since am a first time traveler what security/customs checks will I be going through. It's a one booking.
No, that is not enough time. You have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, go up two levels to the ATS Train, take it to Terminal 3, and go through security.
If my flight comes from Munich and lands at 6:25 PM Saturday, and my connection leaves 8:50PM, do I have enough time to make it? I am a US citizen....I may have Global entry by then (or may not). I will have checked luggage.
Yes, that should be enough time.
I'm flying from Toronto to San Diego with United Airlines. I have a 1h33min transfer time. I'm a European citizen and I'll probably check a bag. Would I have enough time?
Yes, that is enough time. You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto. All you have to do in Chicago is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
I'm flying from SNA to Rome via ORD. I have 1:45 in Chicago. United says that is enough time and arriving and departure flights are both in Terminal 1. Is the process retrieve bags, go through immigration, them customs, recheck bag and then go to gate?
There is no US Customs or Immigration when leaving the US. You don't have to do anything with your bags in Chicago on your way to Rome. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have plenty of time.
Wow - thank you. Assume we will just show our passports to the agent when we check in? THANK YOU for the prompt reply!!!
Yes, you will show your passports to the agent in SNA when you check in and the gate agent in ORD when you board your flight.
Hello all. I'll be arriving at ORD Terminal 5 around 6 pm and have to catch a flight to Alaska at 7:55 pm. I have to go to Terminal 3. Should that be enough time for all the immigration and check-in? I'm a US citizen by the way. Also, I read somewhere that there are check-in desks for domestic flights at Terminal 5 after the customs. Is that true?
Thank you
If these are both on the same reservation, yes, you can re-check your bags in Terminal 5 after you clear customs and then take the ATS To Terminal 3 and go through security. You have just enough time. If it's two separate reservations this is practically impossible.
Thank you. They are seperate reservations. I'm flying in with Turkish Airlines and fly out with Alaska.

So it's definitey impossible?
Yes, that is definitely impossible.
Traveling from DIA on United to ORD, then leaving ORD for Dublin.
Layover in ORD is 2 hrs. 16 min. Do I walk between terminals? Or a bus? Do I do security again at terminal 5. Checking bag through from DIA to Dublin but will have carry-on.
You take the ATS Train to Terminal 5. yes, you will have to go through security again in Terminal 5. You should have enough time if the flight from Denver is on-time.
Is 1.5 hours enough time to get from domestic BA gate to BA int'l gate?
There is no such thing as a "domestic BA gate" in Chicago. British Airways does not fly domestic flights in the US. Where are you flying from and to?
We've booked a flight from Denver to Dublin with a 2h40m layover in Chicago. Looks like we land in terminal 1 and depart from terminal 5. Should this be enough time to make our flight assuming the first flight is on time? It's United to Chicago and Aer Lingus to Dublin, all under the same reservation.
Yes, that should be enough time. You will have to take the ATS Train to Terminal 5 and go through security.