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I am looking at a 45 layover in ORD. I am flying United from JAN -> ORD -> BOS. Will this be enough time to make the connection?
Yes, that is just enough time if everything goes smoothly. There is a walkway inside security from Terminal 2 where you arrive to Terminal 1 where you depart.
I am on a flight from MCI to ORD on sept 17 & due to arrive at 7:49 a.m. My connection flight to Cancun departs at 8:40 a.m. Can you tell me arrival and departure terminals, please? Also, will I have enough time to make my connection. Thank you.55
I can't tell you your terminals unless you post what airline you are on. If you post that, I can help you.
Sorry. American Airlines.
Both flights will be in Terminal 3.
I'm flying from LGA to ORD (arrive 5:39pm AA) and depart to Omaha at 7:30pm via United, will I have enough time presuming there is no delay?
Yes, if you have no checked bags that is enough time. You can walk between T3 where you arrive and T2 or T1 where you depart inside security.
I have a check in bag but I will request EK to stick a priority tag. Would 2 hours sufficient?
Hi, I land in ORD on a flight from Europe at 2pm and fly out to Alaska on a United flight at 4.15pm. I will have a check-in bag. I am not a US citizen but should be pre-cleared at immigration from my departure airport. The two flights are on two separate tickets. Is this enough time to make the connection? Also, can I check my bag in for the second United flight after customs when I arrive at Terminal 5 or do I have to bring it by train to Terminal 1 and check it in there? Thank you.
What airline are you flying into ORD? If you are on Aer Lingus from Ireland that should be enough time. Those are the only pre-cleared flights that arrice in Terminal 5. It you give more specifics on your first flight I can help you more. Is everything on the same reservation?
Thank you, yes Aer Lingus but no, the flights are not on the same reservation, they are separate. I presume I can check in online for the United flight in advance so should have my boarding pass when I arrive at O'Hare.
You have to bring your bags to T1 to re-check them with United since it's on separate reservations.
Thanks so do you think I have enough time to do that in the 2hrs15? And I definitely can't check the re-check the bag after customs in T5, even if I have the United boarding pass?
There is no capability for United to put a new tag on your bag in T5, you need to take it to T1. This is a very difficult connection.
Do you think I have enough time in the 2hrs15? That is the query. If not, can you clarify why this is difficult - what part exactly is the problem?
I forgot that you will be precleared. You should have just enough time. The main risks are the time for your checked baggage to come out and the security line in terminal 1.
Arr from MSP on United .Bought ticket from UA thru to Zurich.will they transfer my bag to SWISS automatically ?
Yes, you just have to take the ATS Train from T1 to T5 and go through security.
My son's flight from Narita to ORD was delayed. He has 1h5m to make his connection to ATL. Any chance he can clear customs in that time?
It's very unlikely.
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?

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.