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  • Toronto - Houston - Zihuatanejo
    Sep 17, 2014
    1
    Connection time through Houston 1 Hr 2 Min. Do "In Transit" passengers have to clear Customs and Immigration at IAH or is this done in Toronto? Do I have to go through Security at Houston? (Shoes, belts off etc.) Is 1 Hr 2 Min enough time? Traveling on United. Which Terminals will be involved? Thanks.

     

    You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You will arrive in Terminal B or C and depart from Terminal B or E. All Terminals are connected inside security by the TerminaLink train. 1 hr 2 minutes should be enough time if your first flight is on-time.

     

  • Global Entry interview location
    Sep 16, 2014
    1
    I arrive from Tokyo at Terminal E at 13:45 and will have a boarding pass for a domestic flight out of Terminal C already in hand. I have a long layover and am wondering whether it is possible to do the Global Entry interview before going through immigration and re-checking my bags, or whether I have to do all that, go back through security, and then loop back from Terminal C to E. Any advice?

     

    If the office is in the secure area, you will have to go through Immigration, customs, recheck, and security first. However you can go through security in Terminal E, go to the interview, and then go to C for your departing flight.

     

  • Time to transfer Terminal E arrival to terminal B depart
    Sep 15, 2014
    1
    We land with a group of 20 at 14.10 terminal E and depart on a domestic flight at 16.04 from terminal B - any advice....I know it's going to be a bit tight

     

    Yes, that should be enough time. Just follow the procedures in Terminal E, go through Immigration, claim bags, go through customs, re-check bags, then go through security and take the TerminaLink train to B. If your first flight is on-time you should be OK.

     

  • time to change planes
    Sep 15, 2014
    1
    Whats the recommended average minutes to change planes in Houston ??

     

    For Domestic to Domestic or Domestic to International the minimum time is 30 minutes but 45 minutes is more comfortable. For International to Domestic or International to International 90 minutes is required.

     

  • tight connection
    Sep 15, 2014
    1
    I'm flying United UA5897 from KC arriving IAH at 9:16 AM, connecting to United UA201 leaving for Honolulu at 10:00 AM. Any idea which terminal I will land in and leave from?

     

    You will arrive in Terminal B and depart from Terminal E. The TerminaLink train connects all terminals inside security.

     

  • Terminal A to C
    Sep 14, 2014
    1
    We will be arriving in terminal A and going to terminal C. How long will it take to get there?

     

    10-15 minutes. The TerminaLink train connects all terminals inside security.

     

  • Connecting to Turkey at terminal D
    Sep 12, 2014
    1
    Today I will be arriving to Houstons airport fron Mex terminal D. I need to catch another flight to turkey Terminal D what shall I do with my baggagge? I do not have my boarding pass

     

    You will have to claim your baggage to pass through US Customs. If you purchased separate tickets you will then have to take it to the Turkish Airlines check-in counter to check for your flight to Istanbul. I hope you have at least 2.5 hours for your connection because that is what is necessary.

     

  • BWI - IAH - YEG (Connect time 1hr 15 mins, enough?)
    Sep 12, 2014
    2
    I'm flying from Baltimore (BWI) to Edmonton (YEG) with connecting flight time of 1hr 15 mins at IAH. Is this time enough? Please let me know. Many thanks.

     

    Forgot to mention that it's United Flight throughout.

     

    Yes, that should be enough time. If you have to change terminals the TerminaLink train connects all terminals inside security.

     

  • UA965-UA4684 transfer time in IAH.
    Sep 12, 2014
    1
    Hello, I am planning a trip to Corpus Christi from Frankfurt. I have 2h27min between flights in IAH (UA965-UA4684). Would it be enough to pass all procedures. Ona way back I have 2h05minutes between the flights (LH8694-LH441). Thanks.

     

    Yes, on the way there that should be enough time. You will arrive in Terminal E, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Immigration, then re-check your bags with United, then go through security and take the TerminaLink train to Terminal B where your corpus christi flight will depart. On your way back all you have to do is after arrival in Terminal B, take the TerminaLink train to Terminal D where your Lufthansa flight to Frankfurt will depart. No security or immigration procedures required.

     

  • Connecting to Calgary
    Sep 10, 2014
    1
    Would a connection time of 42 minutes be enough to transfer from FLL-IAH (United 1649) to IAH-YYC (United 729)? Thank you!

     

    Yes, that should be enough time. Both flights will likely use Terminal C.

     

  • connecting flight in IAH 1h 18m.
    Sep 10, 2014
    1
    I have my flight from ICN to IAH(KAL) and from IAH to PTY(United). I have only 1h 18m. Will be it enough?

     

    That is significantly below the minimum International -> International connection time, which is 90 minutes. Add to that that KAL and United aren't in the same alliance and it makes it nearly impossible.

     

  • International Transfer SJO - IAH - FRA
    Sep 10, 2014
    2
    I am travelling with United from San Jose (Costa Rica) over IAH (Terminal E) to Frankfurt (Germany). Is 1h 15 minutes enough? Thanks

     

    That's awfully tight. Since you are on an International -> International connection you probably won't have to claim your bags, but you will still have to go through US Immigration, US Customs, and security. It's below the minimum connection time for such a connection. However, there's probably few rebooking options.

     

    Thank you ZAP!!

     

  • Access to Global Entry Office at IAH - E
    Sep 9, 2014
    3
    Hello, I have an interview for the Global Entry program in Terminal E. The day of the appointment I will be arriving from Mexico. It is possible to get to the Global Entry program office after passing immigration? The office is located by the Gates on Terminal E (inside the secure area). In other words, once I clear immigration, it is possible to go back to the gates? There is an area to drop your luggage for connecting flights but I am not sure if because this is an international flight people has to pass security again. Once I leave the secure are I will not have a boarding pass to go back. thanks Unfortunately the office located outside terminal E does not have appointments available

     

    You will not be able to access the secure side of the airport once you clear customs. If you really want that appointment, you could buy a refundable ticket for later in the day, use its boarding pass to go through security, do the interview, then cancel the check in and refund the ticket.

     

    Thanks, let me ask you a second question: Once I print the boarding pass, it is possible to cancel the ticket for a full refund? it seems like at that point it wold be too late... do you know?

     

    Yes, you can cancel your check-in and then refund the ticket. Note that you have to do this before the flight's scheduled departure.

     

  • FLL - IAH - SEA
    Sep 9, 2014
    1
    I have 50 mins connection time between flights from FLL and SEA will I make it and will my checked bags? any idea which terminals United flights I think?

     

    Both flights will likely be in Terminal C. You should have enough time if your first flight is on-time.

     

  • 30 mins enough time for connecting from terminal c to e?
    Sep 8, 2014
    1
    Flying United NY-Guadalajara arr Terminal C 8:29, departure Terminal E at 9:00am; enough time if first flight is not delayed?

     

    Actually your Guadalajara flight will depart from Terminal B. Yes, 30 minutes should be enough time.

     





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