Houston Intercontinental (IAH) AIRPORT TERMINAL CONNECTIONS DISCUSSION FORUM

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I am flying out of Birmingham Alabama to Houston then London. I have a 1 hour and 30 minute layover in Houston. Can i have my bags sent straight to LHR (final destination) or will i have to re-check my bags in IAH and possibly go through customs? If so will I have enough time to catch my flight to London?
I will also be flying united airlines throughout the trip.
I'm flying into Houston from puerto vallarta Mexico and have 1hr.40min connection to catch a flight to LGA with two small kids. Is that enough time to clear customs and recheck the luggage?
That's barely enough time if everything goes perfectly.
Thank you for fast response! Just realized I'm flying into HOBBY, not IAH. Hopefully things are faster there.
Flying from ORD to LIR, with a one hour connection in IAH. Is that sufficient time? I will be flying united the entire time
Yes, that is enough time. All you have to do in Houston on your way to Costa Rica is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
Hi, we are flying from Dallas on A flight that says Air New Zealand (operated by United), then connecting to Air New Zealand to Auckland... will 1h4m be enough time between these flights? The booking system highlighted that it was a short connection time, so that got us worried.
Yes, that is enough time. All you have to do in Houston on your way to Auckland is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. All gates are connected inside security.
Hi,
I will be flying into IAH from YYC with Air Canada and connecting to a flight going to Lima with United (I bought the tickets through Expedia on the same reservation). My layover is 2 hrs 50 min. I'm not sure whether I will have to collect my bags and go through security again . Will I have enough time?
Thank you.
You 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 plenty of time.
I'm trying to find out if 45 minutes overlay will be doable.
I fly from Austin to IAH.
45 minutes later the flight to Amsterdam departs.

Will I get there on time? I have read about the Skytrain, but cannot find if I have to collect and recheck my luggage, or if it will be booked from Austin straight to final destination (Amsterdam).

Thank you!
If both flights are on United then you don't have to claim your bags in Houston on the way to Amsterdam. You just have to go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You should have enough time if the first flight is on-time.
Thank you!
Departing from Vancouver Canada (YVR) to IAH from 6:50AM to 1:15PM. Connecting flight to New Orleans (MSY) is 2:30 PM to 3:44PM. Is this enough time? (I go through preclearance at YVR). Both flights are United.
I also will not be bringing any luggage.
Yes, that should be plenty of time. All you have to do in Houston is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
Traveling with a child from Austin to Houston , Houston to London
Arrive in Houston at 7 pm
Flight departs from Houston 8:15
Will this work? (United both flights)
Worried sick.
Yes, that is enough time. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. If you have to change terminals the Skyway train connects all terminals inside security.
Hi

i have a flight from Dallas to Istanbul via British Airways. There is a connection In Houston. There are 2 hrs between flights. Is it enough to connect from Terminal A to Terminal D International ?
Thanks a lot
Aycan
Note that the first flight will be operated by American. Yes, that is enough time if your bags are checked through. The Skyway train connects all terminals inside security.
We are flying into Houston from Calgary Canada and connecting to a flight going to Guadalajara Mexico. We have an hour. Are we in the same terminal and is this enough time. My friend said that they had to run the last time they did this flight and barely made the connection.
You may have to change terminals. You will pre-clear US Immigration in Calgary. If you have to change terminals the Skyway train connects all terminals inside security. You have enough time if everything goes smoothly.