Got a tip about IAH airport? You've come to the right place for help on getting to, through, and between Houston Intercontinental airport. Share your experiences with others, or post a question and get notified when there is a response.

Discussion Topics
Last Post
Posts

  • Istanbul-Houston-Austin
    Apr 21, 2015
    0
    I am arriving to Houston from Istanbul by Turkish Airlines and will fly to Austin by United. Which terminal I will be in Houston after arrival and which terminal I have to head for checking in to Austin. And what is the best way connecting the terminals within a short time?

     

  • Enough time?
    Apr 20, 2015
    0
    My UA795 flight from SEA lands at 12:00 at IAH and my connecting UA 4503 flight to BTR leaves at 12:50. Boarding ends at 12:35. Is this enough time to make my flight? Do you recommend checking a bag?

     

  • Connection time from Terminal C to Terminal D
    Apr 20, 2015
    1
    We plan to flight to Frankfurt via Houston (IAH), but have only 79 mins for transferring flights. Having two kids, I am concerned about connection time. If we land at a gate in Terminal C, should we go through security again to get Terminal D? Is 79 minutes enough to catch our connecting flight, along with two kids? Any comments would be appreciated. Thank you.

     

    No, you do not have to go through security between C and D, You can just walk between the two terminals. You should have plenty of time if your first flight is on-time.

     

  • International Flight/Time for Connection?
    Apr 21, 2015
    2
    We will be flying from Vancouver (Canada) to Atlanta, and our layover is in Houston. We arrive in Houston at 6:10 pm and leave on our next flight at 7:05 pm. With Houston being the first US city, I assume we will have to go through Customs there. Will we have to retrieve our luggage if we are on the same continuing airline (United)? Is there enough time to go through Customs and security, especially if we have to retrieve our luggage to do so, and still make the next flight? I was really surprised United scheduled such a short layover for such situation.

     

    You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Vancouver. All you have to do in Houston is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. All Terminals are connected inside security by the TerminaLink train. you have enough time.

     

    Thanks so much for the information! I am so much more relaxed now facing this trip. I appreciate you taking the time to inform me!

     

  • Arriving on United, leaving Air France
    Apr 19, 2015
    1
    I'm arriving from Denver on United at 1:30 pm and departing for Paris on Air France at 4:05 pm. Now that United will no longer check bags through on airlines not in their system, will I have enough time to to reclaim my bags, check in with Air France and make it to the gate?

     

    That should be enough time if your United flight is on-time.

     

  • Can you walk from D to E?
    Apr 16, 2015
    2
    Can you walk behind security from Terminal D to Terminal E?

     

    Yes, you can. However, if you are arriving in Terminal D, it means you will be arriving on an International flight and have to go through US Immigration and Customs, which means you will be outside security when that process is finished.

     

    Thanks!

     

  • PTY To LA (New Orleans)
    Apr 16, 2015
    1
    Hello, We will be flying coming from Panama (PTY), Landing In Houston and then leaving to New Orleans (LA) with 2 adults and 2 children. Our proposed layover will be 1:25 minutes with United. Will there be enough time to catch the second flight?

     

    That is 5 minutes shorter than the recommended time for that connection. However, it is likely possible and United flies lots of flights from IAH to New Orleans that you can be rebooked on if you miss your connection.

     

  • From Narita to Lima via Houston
    Apr 16, 2015
    1
    I am flying from Narita, Tokyo airport to Lima, Peru via Houston. May I know the minimum layover do I need? Was informed custom and security might take up to an hour.

     

    You need 90 minutes minimum.

     

  • 35 minute stopover time worry
    Apr 15, 2015
    1
    Hi I am travelling from Las Vegas to London via a 35 minute stopover at Houston, my terminals are C to E, will their be enough time to make the connection if my initial flight is on time?

     

    Yes, barely. It leaves no time to spare if your flight from Las Vegas is late.

     

  • MEM to CUN
    Apr 14, 2015
    1
    Friends are flying from Memphis to join us on a flight to Cancun. The connection time between flights is 57 minutes. Will their bags be checked through to Cancun from Memphis? Will they have to clear security in IAH or will they just be able to go from the arrival gate to the international terminal? Is this enough time?

     

    Their bags will be checked through to Cancun in Memphis. All they have to do in IAH is go from their arrival gate to your departure gate. The TerminaLink train connects all terminals inside security. They should have enough time.

     

  • Best way to spend connection
    Apr 14, 2015
    0
    Hungry? Eat at Pappadeaux. In my opinion the best seafood restaurant there is. Go around the shops without spending money (everything is overpriced). And go to one of the many bars for a drink and get to know people. They got great bars at every terminal. last time I went I was watched a basketball game that ended right before boarding time.

     

  • enough time to clear customs for connection
    Apr 14, 2015
    1
    I arrive into IAH at 7:05AM on Spirit from San Jose, CR and have a connection at 8:45 AM with United. Is 1hr and 40min enough time to clear customs and make my connection? I will have a checked bag with spirit but can carry it on as a carry on with United so will not have to check a bag after customs...

     

    Yes, that should barely be enough time, especially if you can check in online for your United flight before you leave Costa Rica.

     

  • Internal Gate C to Gate A
    Apr 14, 2015
    1
    Arrive at Terminal C at Noon from Seattle, WA Connect Terminal A at 1250 to Lake Charles, LA Both flights with United. No customs. Is this giving enough time. Have two young kids to haul.

     

    That should be enough time if the first flight is on-time. the TerminaLink train connects all terminals inside security.

     

  • CUU-CMH
    Apr 13, 2015
    1
    Hi, I will be flying from CUU (Chihuahua, Mex) to CMH (Columbus, Ohio) and connecting in IHA, no checked bags, is 1:38 enough for the connection? Thank you so much!

     

    Yes, that should be enough time.

     

  • Is 90 minutes enough for customs+connection?
    Apr 11, 2015
    2
    Hi there, I will be flying home from MUC (Munich), and connecting in IHA on Monday, June 15, 2015, at 2:00:00 pm. The flight home to YEG (Edmonton) leaves at 3:31:00 pm. Is this enough time (91 minutes) if I have a checked bag? Will I need to go through customs coming from Munich, Germany to Edmonton, Canada? Thank you sooo much!

     

    I should mention that both flights are through the same airline, and that I've booked it all via a round trip. So if I miss my connection, I will be able to stay in IHA and wait for the next available flight, right?

     

    Yes, that should be enough time. You will go through US Immigration and Customs but should not have to claim your bag as you are on an international to international connection, however, confirm that with agents in Munich and Houston. And yes, if you miss your connection you will be booked on the next available flight to Edmonton, possibly connecting in Denver to get there.

     





Twitter
Facebook
Google Plus One