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  • Arriving on United, leaving Air France
    Apr 19, 2015
    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
    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.




  • PTY To LA (New Orleans)
    Apr 16, 2015
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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.


    Apr 13, 2015
    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
    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.


  • Munich-Houston-Las Vegas
    Apr 9, 2015
    Arriving Houston from Munich at 14:00 and have a domestic connection to Las Vegas at 15:39. Flying United airlines both flights. Do I have to change the terminal? Is there enough time for the process of immigration, baggage claim and customs?


    Yes, that should be enough time. You will arrive in Terminal E, and likely depart from Terminal C. However, E and C are directly connected to each other.


  • Connection between Terminal B and Terminal D
    Apr 9, 2015
    I am arriving Terminal B from Savannah on UA 4486 at 15:34, and connecting SQ 61 to Singapore at 17:40 at Terminal D. Travelling on separate tickets. Can I check through my bags and do I have sufficient connecting time? Thanks for your advice.


    You can ask the agent in Savannah to check your bags through to Singapore by showing your Singapore confirmation. But they are not obligated to. If they do not, then you will have to claim your bags in Terminal B, take them on the Inter-Terminal Train to Terminal D and check them. Everything will have to go perfect to get there in time for the bag check-in cutoff.


  • Cayman to Vegas
    Apr 7, 2015
    Hi - we are UK citizens living in Grand Cayman, looking to fly from Cayman to Vegas via IAH, the flight has a layover time of 1hr 45 - is this sufficient? Do we have to go through customs etc? Is there anything we can do to ensure we don't miss our connection? Thanks!


  • 43 minutes?
    Apr 8, 2015
    Hi, we are a family, 2 adults, one child. We are arriving from Chicago, ORD and are going to MIA. With 43 minutes connection time. Will the bags automatically go to the MIA flight? And is the gates from ORD to MIA close? Do you think we will make it?


    Both gates will likely be in Terminal C. Your bags will automatically be transferred. You have enough time if the first flight is on-time.


    Thanks! We are flying with UA!


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