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  • Transfer time
    Feb 3, 2016
    I have a flight landing in Dallas from San Francisco at 4:15 (the flight time was just changed from 2:30 by the airline) It's landing in Terminal E, I have a connecting flight with British Airways to London Heathrow at 6:05 which now gives me only 1 hour and 50 minutes to collect a bag, get to Terminal D re check my bag, get through customs etc. Is this going to be enough time?


    There is no US Customs when exiting the US. However, you have to take a shuttle bus outside security between terminals. You barely have enough time if your flight from SFO is on-time, your bags come out quickly, and you get lucky with the shuttle. I really wouldn't have booked this.


    Actually, now that I read again that it was a schedule change, call the first airline and ask for a refund or an earlier flight, you should be granted it because of the long involuntary schedule change. If you get a refund then book an earlier flight SFO-DFW.


    Thanks, will do


    Feb 2, 2016
    Hello, I am travelling by Emirates Flight EK0221 to Dallas on 13th Feb 2016. I will be landing in terminal D at DFW at 9.05am Local Time. My next connection Flight on a different ticket, is from Terminal E from DFW by Delta Airlines to Minneapolis at 12.00PM. So, I have close to 3 hours to clear my Immigration, Customs, Collect my Baggage and Move to Terminal E, get the Boarding pass for my Delta Flight, Check-in the baggage and clear the Checking and go to the Boarding Gate. Can someone guide me, the following: a) Do you think, that 3 Hours would be sufficient for catching the Delta Flight? b) How to move from terminal D to terminal E at DFW? c) Is there anything else, which I should come prepared, other tha a valid USA Entry Visa?


    3 hours should be enough time. There is a shuttle bus that connects the terminals outside security.


  • Transferring to Etihad Flight at DFW
    Jan 30, 2016
    I have a flight on Etihad at DFW. My first flight has an Etihad flight number but is operated by AA and arrives in Terminal B. At DFW I'm not sure if I can get all my boarding passes on my first lag, but I am assuming I have to recheck in DFW with Etihad. If I do have to check in again, can I do it without exiting from the secured area, or do I have to exit and check in outside the secured area?


    If all tickets are on the same reservation you will get all your boarding passes at your origin and your bags will be checked through to Etihad. All you should have to do in DFW is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


    Many thanks :)


  • Connection time
    Jan 27, 2016
    We are spanish travellers flying from madrid to dallas and from there to LA. We have a 1 hour and a half connection time. its our first time going to usa. will we have enough time? also what do we have to do when we arrive to dallas?


    That is just enough time if your flight from Madrid is on-time. You will arrive in Terminal D, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk immediately after, then go through security and to your departure gate. Your departure gate may be in Terminal A or C. The SkyLink train connects all terminals inside security.


  • DEN to LIB via DFW
    Jan 28, 2016
    Hi - I will be arriving DFW on AA from Denver, connecting to AA flight to Costa Rica. There's only a 45 minute connection time. Will this be enough time? I understand I won't clear customs until I arrive at LIB. Thanks!


    Yes, that is enough time if the first flight is on-time. Also the code for Liberia is LIR, "LIB" is Limbunya, Australia..


    Thank you!


    Hello, I am taking the same flight last week. Could you please confirm if all was smooth with your connexion. As per my research, we have to go from terminal A to D with the speed train. Thank You and have a nice stay un Costa Rica!


    I ment we have to make this connexion next week. Thank You!


    We ended up changing our flights so I won't be able to comment on the DFW connection. I hope it goes well for you!


  • CPH - SAL
    Jan 26, 2016
    Hi! On friday 29/1im flying from cph - London via DFW to El Salvador. With AA and BA. Does My luggage go straight to el Salvador or do i have to recheck in the luggage at DFW? We only have 1,5h. Im on the ESTA. Thanks


    Since you're on an International to International connection your baggage should go straight through but you will have to confirm that with the agents in Dallas. You will still go through US Immigration, Customs, and Security.


  • Cancun to DFW to Kansas City
    Jan 24, 2016
    I will be flying from Cancun to DFW on AA and then on to KC on AA - I have a 1.5 hour layover. Is this enough time to clear customs?


    That's just enough time if everything goes smoothly.


  • Aeromexico flt to American Eagle flt
    Jan 23, 2016
    I will be coming back from Barcelona Spain on Aeromexico via Mexico City. We get to DFW at 11:15am. My next flight is on American Eagle at 12:35pm. Is that enough time to clear customs and security and get to flight? Is there a way to find out what gate the American Eagle flight will leave from? This trip is not until May 2016.


    You will arrive in Terminal D and depart from Terminal B. You do not have enough time for your connection if you have checked bags.


  • Toronto to Dallas to San Francisco
    Jan 22, 2016
    Hello, I am flying from Toronto to San Francisco but connecting in Dallas - we have 1 hour and 15 minutes to catch our connecting flight. Both flights are American Airlines. I am a little bit worried that its not enough time...what is the process when we arrive in Dallas? will we have to get our luggage and recheck or go through any security clearance? print new boarding passes? Please let me know :)


    You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto. All you have to do in Dallas is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. The SkyLink train connects all gates inside security. You should have plenty of time.


    Great - thanks so much! so our luggage will automatically go to san Francisco and we don't have to recheck it?




    thanks so much!


  • Clearing customs at DFW
    Jan 21, 2016
    We land at 6:58 am from Lima on AA. Connecting AA flight to Seattle is at 8:45 am Is this enough time to clear customs? We have global entry cards. Thanks for any info.


    That should be enough time, especially with Global Entry and (presumably) Precheck.


  • connecting flight layover
    Jan 21, 2016
    I'm trying to fly from Tucson to Memphis and AA can fly me via Dallas but there's only a 57min layover. Is this enough time? thanks


    That is enough time if the first flight arrives on-time. The SkyLink train connects all terminals and gates inside security in Dallas.


    thank you!


  • Enough time?
    Jan 17, 2016
    I'm a uk citizen planning a trip returning to London Heathrow. Flight gets into Dallas Fort Worth at 17:12( from San Antonio) then I have 58mins layover. Flight leaves Dallas at 18:10 for London Heathrow. Wondering if 58 mins is enough time. Flying with American Airlines into Dallas, then British Airways Dallas to London.


    That should be enough time if everything is on the same reservation. You just have to go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. The skylink train connects all terminals inside security.


  • SNA - DFW - LHR
    Jan 17, 2016
    Hi, I'm looking at a flight landing at DFW terminal 0 (from SNA) with AA at 20:45, and leaving DFW terminal D for LHR at 22.05 - giving only 1 hour 20 minutes for connection. Is this possible? Will I have to go through customs again in Dallas? (I'm a UK citizen) And terminal 0 isn't on the DFW website, does this just mean a terminal hasn't been allocated yet? Thank you!


    Your flight from SNA will arrive in terminal A, C, or D. There is no US customs when leaving the US. You just have to take the skylink train from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time.


  • recheck my bags?
    Jan 12, 2016
    hi I am flying from SFO to El Salvador layover in DFW do i have to go through immigration, customs and have to recheck my bags? This is my first time flying with a layover, I always fly direct to El Salvador.


    There is no US Immigration or Customs when departing the US. All you have to do in DFW on your way to El Salvador is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. The Skylink train connects all terminals and gates inside security.


    Jan 12, 2016
    I am looking at arriving in DFW (from BZE) with AA at 20:21 on a Sunday, then connect for a London flight leaving at 22:00. Is that doable or is it not enough time? Thank You!


    That is just enough time if everything goes smoothly. Since you are on an international to international connection through DFW you will have to go through US Immigration, customs, and security, but you should not have to claim and re-check your bags.


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