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  • choice between 2 hours or 4
    Feb 24, 2017
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    On april 14 will be flying into IAH from SJD on way to New Orleans both on United. Which would be the better choice?

     

    2 hours is doable, but 4 hours is pretty much risk free. If you don't mind the longer layover, than pick 4 hours.

     

  • time between fligths and terminals
    Feb 24, 2017
    1
    Hello! I will be arriving at IAH Terminal E at 05:30am from Sao Paulo. My next flight is at 08:45. Is it enough time at this airport to get through security and changing to terminal C. Thanks!

     

    Yes, that is plenty of time.

     

  • GCM to PDX through IAH
    Feb 22, 2017
    1
    I have 1:38 hr to connect from the Cayman Islands to Portland, OR through IAH, both legs on UA. I have Global Entry and carry on only, but some limited mobility. Is this sufficient time to make connections after Customs?.

     

    With Global Entry and carry-ons only that should be enough time.

     

  • Making Connections
    Feb 22, 2017
    1
    I will be making a connection from New York and arriving at the IAH terminal at 10:49 a.m., my next flight is at 11:30 a.m. to New Orleans Will I have enough time to make it to my plane?

     

    Yes, that is enough time if the first flight is on-time. If you have to change terminals the Skyway train connects all terminals inside security.

     

  • GUA to LUB through IAH
    Feb 22, 2017
    4
    there's a 1h 49m layover in IAH for my connecting flight from Guatemala to Lubbock. Is this enough time? (it's all on the same United ticket)

     

    also, forgot to mention I'm not a US citizen

     

    That's barely enough time if everything goes smoothly.

     

    Okay thanks I'll take another flight then. Also, is 1h24m enough going from Lubbock to Newark (EWR)?

     

    Yes, on that connection all you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. The Skyway train connects all terminals inside security.

     

  • Do we need to clear US Customs
    Feb 21, 2017
    1
    Hi, We are US citizens flying in to Houston from Calgary. We arrive in Houston at 11:31am and our next flight (to Orlando) departs at 12:40pm. We are a family of 5. Will we need to clear U.S customs prior to our connecting flight? Will 70 minutes be enough time?

     

    You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Calgary. All you have to do in Houston is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time.

     

  • TUS to FRA through IAH
    Feb 21, 2017
    1
    Hi, I already studied the questions around the necessary time between flight but still would like to double check. 1hr 4min can work for the change of flights between terminal B and D for a non-US citizen? Thanky ou!

     

    Yes, that is enough time. All you have to do in Houston is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate and the Skyway train connects all terminals inside security.

     

  • BLR to GDL through IAH
    Feb 21, 2017
    4
    Hello, I am not US citizen, travelling from Bangalore to Guadalajara through IAH. Do I need to go thru US immigration, customs, collect my baggage before boarding connecting flight to GDL

     

    Yes, you will have to go through US Immigration, Customs and security. What airlines are you flying? There are no nonstops from Bangalore to the US so where are you stopping first? Are all flights on the same reservation?

     

    I am flying thru Lufthansa, first stopover at Frankfurt

     

    yes they are with same reservation

     

    If the flight from Frankfurt is operated by Lufthansa then you will have to claim your bags in Houston. If it's operated by United you won't. Your flight to Guadalajara will be operated by United.

     

  • POS TO HOS TO LAX
    Feb 16, 2017
    3
    Hi, I am travelling from POS, Trinidad to Houston, with a connecting flight to LAX arriving in terminal E and departing in terminal C with 2 hours layover. Is that enough time to clear US customs & immigration? Also my return flight is from LAX - HOU, terminal C to E with 1 hour layover, can i make that? thank you.

     

    Yes, that is enough time both ways. On the way back to Trinidad all you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. Also, the airport code for Houston Intercontinental is IAH.

     

    Thank you, one more question, will I have to re check my bags on arrival at IAH?

     

    Yes, on arrival from POS you will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, go through security and to your departure gate.

     

  • Connecting flight 18 february 2017
    Feb 16, 2017
    1
    Hi. I will arrive from Costa Rica (LIR) at 19:38 at terminal E and have a connecting flight to London (LHR) on the same terminal at 21:00. I am not a US citizen. Will I have to go through emigration and security anyway? Will I have time to catch my flight to London? Thank you in advance for your answer.

     

    Yes, you will have to go through US Immigration, Customs, and Security but will not have to claim your bags. You have barely enough time if everything goes perfectly.

     

  • terminal b to e
    Feb 16, 2017
    1
    hi with one our an i go from teminal B to terminal E?thanks

     

    Yes, it is. The Skyway train connects all terminals inside security.

     

  • connection time
    Feb 14, 2017
    1
    I have a flight on Sat Feb 25 that lands in IAH at 8:10 (United express 6126 from CVG, either B or C I think) and a departing international flight at 8:55 (United 1096) will i have enough time? Worried

     

    That is enough time if the first flight is on-time. The Skyway train connects all terminals inside security.

     

  • Connection worry
    Feb 13, 2017
    1
    Hi. I'm flying from Vegas to Houston with a 39 minute connection to London Heathrow. This ticket is sold as a legal connection- any advice? Will I go through immigration at Vegas for quick transfer - both flights are United and sold together - thanks

     

    There is no US Immigration or Customs when leaving the US. All you have to do in Houston is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time if your flight from Las Vegas is on-time.

     

  • Manchester - Houston - Austin connecting flights
    Feb 13, 2017
    1
    Hello I have a flight to Austin IAH from Manchester MAN with Singapore Airlines arriving at 2:30pm - there is a connecting flight to Austin at 3:35pm with United; they will automatically transfer the checked bags will I be able to walk to the connecting flight gate or will I have to go through immigration?

     

    That is not enough time. You have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check them with United, go through security and to your departure gate. You need 3 hours.

     

  • 1 hour connection from B to C
    Feb 8, 2017
    1
    Hello, I am Canadian, flying to Costa Rica with 2 kids through Houston. We have 1 hour layover and need to get from Terminal B to C. Will we have enough time? Do we need to go through customs? Do we take a tram or walk? Thank you!

     

    You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Canada. You have enough time. You have to take the tram.

     

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