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I am flyingn with my 4 years old boy from BOG to EWR with connection in IAH. I know i have to go through costums and immigration in IAH. Do i have to get my luggage and recheck it?, if so, Are there any cart services so I dont have to carry all that myself since I am 7 months pregnant?
It is scary that I will have to do all that by myself with no help
Yes, you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, then go through security and to your departure gate. There are carts to use free of charge in the International baggage claim hall to carry your bags through customs.
Hi! I have a question for Mariana. My 16 year old son (a US Citizen) is traveling BOG-IAH-STL the end of May. I'm wondering how long it took you to get through Immigration/Customs? He has 1 hour and 45 minutes to make his next flight. United assured me that was a valid layover time. But after I booked it I read about the long lines in Houston. Curious your experience since you're flying from Bogotá, also. Thanks for any light you can shed.
Is a flight from Houston to Canada considered international or domestic? It leaves from Terminal A. It will affect when we get to the airport.
Get there 2 hours before the flight.
HI, I am flying for the first time in June and I have a 55 min layover at IAH to catch a flight to Chile. I have no experience flying or navigating airports. Is 55 minutes enough time to catch my flight? Also, is there anyone that I can ask for help to ensure I don't miss that flight. This particularly worries my because it is a international flight and the final leg of my journey. Thanks!
If your flight into Houston is domestic that is enough time. All gates in Houston are connected inside security. Just follow the signs to your departure gate. Your flight to Chile will depart from Terminal E.
I have a flight at 5:15am, however I was told the airport closes at 9 and reopens at 5am. Do I need to be at the airport at 9pm or is this a myth?
Hah, no, you do not have to be at the airport at 9 PM. Security actually reopens at about 3:30-4 AM, so get there then.
My daughter is flying out of Houston to Europe this summer and I will leave the same day to travel to MT-- Can we go through Airport security together and be in the Airport together before we leave for our respective flights?
Yes, you can. All Terminals and gates are connected inside security.
Thank you for your help!
I intend to travel to Cancun from Narita Japan. I have a change plane at IAH, the connection time about 3 hours. Do I need apply for C1 visa, even I stay inside the airport.
You will have to go through US Immigration, Customs and Security. If your citizenship requires a US Visa to visit the US, then you need a US Transit Visa to Transit the US.
i am flying to Auckland tomorrow through Houston. Will I have to claim my bags and re-check in Houston? Or, do I simply go to my gate in Houston once I arrive from Washington? Thank you.
If both tickets are on the same reservation you just have to go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
I lift my iPhone in Lefty´s Lone Star restaurant in Terminal D, where do I get their phone number?
My daughter is flying into Houston from London Heathrow with one carry on bag and one checked suitcase and then on to Costa Rica 3 hours later, booked right through with United. What will she have to do when she arrives at Houston? I am a bit worried as she is only 22 and flying alone.
She will go through US Immigration, customs, and security. She should not have to claim her bag since she is on an International to International connection. She should have plenty of time.
Hi, we will be arriving at IAH with only 40 minutes till our next flight. We will be coming from San Jose, California to IAH, then from IAH going international to Cancun. Will 40 minutes be enough time? Will we need to go through security or anything in IAH or will we simply board a tram/shuttle to international terminal? Both flights are with United.
All you have to do in Houston is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time if your first flight is on-time.