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  • International to domestic connection
    Feb 19, 2016
    Hi, I am traveling from Amsterdam to SFO through ORD on Thu March 24. Both flights are with United and layover is 3:05. Will this be enough to clear Immigration and Customs, re-check baggage and make it to the next flight?


    Yes, that should be enough time.


  • Connecting time is 90 mins
    Feb 19, 2016
    We are travelling from India to Raleigh, USA thru Qatar Airways. We have connecting time 90 mins in ORD, we need to go from Terminal 5 to Terminal 3 and also need to clear immigration. Do you think we can make it in 90 mins?


    90 minutes is barely possible if everything goes perfectly. If you miss your connection AA does have one later flight to RDU at 6:35 PM.


  • Connection YUL-ORD-NRT
    Feb 19, 2016
    Hi, We are flying from YUL with ANA 3759 operated by United to ORD and have only 1h 25 to catch ANA 113 to Narita. Is that enough time?


    You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Montreal. You should have enough time. All you have to do in Chicago is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. Note that the first flight will be operated by United Express or Air Canada Express.


    Thanks for the quick reply!


  • Connection time for DFW-ORD-CDG
    Feb 18, 2016
    I leave USA for France with a flight DFW-ORD-CDG. The connection time at ORD is 55 minutes. Is this enough ? Thanks.


    The 2 flights are American Airlines Arrive to T3 and departure from T3.


    Yes, that should be enough time. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate, both on the H/K concourse of T3.


  • timing between plane changes
    Feb 18, 2016
    we have a 43 layover at ORD before we go to OKC. what terminal will be arriving near. and would we have time to stop at one of the United Clubs at the airport, and which would be closest upon arrival, or departure to OKC if time permits us?


    43 minutes is not enough time to stop at a United Club. You didn't post where you're flying into ORD from so I have no clue where you will arrive.


    we're flying from CAK to ORD and will have 43 minutes before leaving ORD to go to OKC. I think United airlines drops us off at Terminal 1, so do you think we will have any time to stop by the United Club?


    Your flight from Akron will almost definitely arrive in Terminal 2 and your flight to OKC will more than likely depart from there as well. There is a United Club in T2 as well, but as I said, with only 43 minutes there isn't really any time.


  • Connection for International flight
    Feb 18, 2016
    Hi! We are flying United from our home airport to Punta Cana with a 50 minute connection O'Hare. Our ticket notes a terminal change (?) but all of our flights are United. Will 50 minutes be sufficient?


    I should clarify our home airport is domestic!


    Most United Express flights arrive at Terminal 2, it is connected inside security to Terminal 1 where you depart. You have enough time if your first flight is on-time.


    Thank you! Good to know they are connected - hard to tell from the airport map


  • Connection within terminal 3 G20 to K9 in 55 mins?
    Feb 17, 2016
    Hi. I'm arriving into Term 3 Gate G20 and need to get to Gate K9 (in Term 3 too) for a flight to London. I have hand luggage only and the connection time is 55 minutes. Assuming the incoming flight is on time, is this do-able? Are there any security checks to go through between G20 and K9 in Term 3? Many thanks


    No, there are no security checks. You just have to get your valet gate checked bag if you end up having to gate check due to the small American Eagle aircraft on your first flight, and then go to K9. You should have enough time if your first flight is on-time.


    Thanks Zap. I had to check in my bag at the gate on the same type of plane when I came in from JFK, so I'm assuming the same will happen this time. So, it's just fingers crossed that the Cincinnati to O'Hare is on time. Thanks again for the reply. DOM


  • 2 hours lay over
    Feb 16, 2016
    Never been to Chicago airport before. I fly from Tampa to Chicago and then home to Dublin with a 2 hour layover. I need to get from terminal 1 to terminal 5. Have I enough time?


    That should be enough time. You just take the ATS Train from T1 to T5 and go through security.


  • Enough time for connection?
    Feb 15, 2016
    Hi, We are flying from Toronto landing at 757 am and are looking to hit our connecting flight to Maui for a 930am departure. We are flying United on both flight!


    Yes, that should be 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. You should have plenty of time.


  • 75 mins enough for connection in ORD?
    Feb 15, 2016
    Good day! I will connect in ORD but with 75 mins only. The ititerary will be Tampa -> ORD -> Beijing China, all fights are American Airlines. Could you kindly advisor whether 75 mins is enough? And general procedure in ORD? Thanks a lot!


    All you have to do in Chicago is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate, both on the H/K concourse of Terminal 3. As long as your flight from Tampa is on-time you should have plenty of time.


    Thanks ZAP for your reply! But shall I go through immegration and customs in between the arrival and departure gate? Since this is a domestic to internaltional transit and I'm holding Chinese citizen. Thanks, again!


    There is no US Immigration and Customs when leaving the US.


  • United to American
    Feb 13, 2016
    How do I get from United to American…have 1 hours


    ALso, am checking luggage on United, but checking through to American destination


    Terminals 1, 2, and 3 are all connected by walkways inside security.


  • 40min lay over from Chicago to Toronto
    Feb 17, 2016
    Hi there, I will be flying from Washington - Chicago Ohare (American Airline) and then flying from Chicago to Toronto (American Eagle) with 40min lay over in between, is there going to be enough time? Do i have to go through the US custom and security check all over again? Thank you!


    All you have to do in Chicago is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. There is no US customs when leaving the US. You have enough time if your first flight is on-time.


    we will arrive at ORD at 11;35 and depart at 12:21. first time at ORD. will we have time to stop by one of the United Clubs, and if so which one is closest to the arrival terminal or departure terminal going to OKC.


  • Transfer
    Feb 10, 2016
    We will be flying EDI to ORD Terminal 5 and then ORD to YXU Terminal 2 both flights booked with the same airline. Will we need to collect our luggage at T5 to go through customs or will it be transferred to T2 for the next glight?


    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 T2 and go through security.


  • Luggage transfer on two separate tickets
    Feb 10, 2016
    Hi there, we will be flying from Vienna to Chicago with Austrian and then have 6 hour layover before our flight to Omaha with American Airlines. Because this reservation is on two separate tickets, what do we have to do to re-check our luggage to Omaha? Do we need to completely leave the arrival terminal before checking in with American or can we stay in the terminal and treat our second trip as a connecting flight? Thank you so much for your help!


    You will arrive in Terminal 5, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, and go through US Customs, then take your bags with you on the ATS Train to Terminal 3 to Re-check them with American and then go through security.


    Thanks so much!


  • 90 minute connection, arriving PDX via United departing Turkish to IST
    Feb 10, 2016
    Is 90 minutes enough time to make connection from United flight arriving from PDX to departing Turkish Airlines flight to Istanbul?


    Yes, it is enough time if your first flight is on-time and both tickets are on the same reservation. You will have to go through security again in Terminal 5.


    Thanks for your quick response.


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