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  • Enough time
    Oct 31, 2014
    Flying in from Lima Peru and then transferring to a flight to Newark at terminal C Is 1 hour 25 minutes enough


    That is 5 minutes below the minimum connection time. You can either try it as you have a pretty good chance of making it, or call United and ask to be rebooked on a later flight to Newark.


  • Connecting international flights time needed
    Oct 30, 2014
    Hello, we are flying next week from LAX to IAH and from IAH to Mexico City. Is 52 minutes enough time for connection? Do we need to pick up luggage and re-check in bags in IAH or would the Airline move luggage from first plane to second? Thanks for your help.


    Assuming you purchased both flights together your bags will be tagged through to MEX and you won't have to do anything with your bags in IAH. You should have enough time. You will likely arrive in Terminal C and depart from Terminal E, which is directly connected to C.


  • Connecting flight
    Oct 29, 2014
    Hi - my daughters are arriving on a flight from London into IAH and then connecting on a flight to Cancun. Do they need to pass through customs and reclaim baggage? If they do, is there an assistance service that can help them and accompany them during this process. Thanks.


    Yes, that will have to go through US Immigration and Customs. IAH does have a system where passengers who are on International to International connections do not have to claim bags though, but they need to ask the United Airlines agent about this to ensure that it will be followed. There is no such service. After they go through Customs they will have to go through security and go to their departure gate for Cancun, which will be in the same Terminal (Terminal E).


    Thanks ZAP


  • Domestic to International
    Oct 25, 2014
    I'm arriving on United from DFW at 12:33 and I have 41 mins to connect on United to POS Trinidad the flight leaves at 1:14. Is 41 mins enough time to connect with a 3 yr old?


    41 minutes should be enough time but it leaves very little spare time in the case of delays.


  • Connecting flight
    Oct 22, 2014
    Hello! I'm flying from San Antonio and arriving in IAH at 735 at terminal B gate 8, my connecting flight to BWI leaves at 805. Will a half an hour give me enough time to get to my connecting flight?? I'm worried it wont be considering this airport is huge.


    It doesn't leave much time to spare but it should be enough time. The TerminaLink train connects all terminals inside security.


  • PIT to IAH to LIR with only 50 min in IAH
    Oct 18, 2014
    Hi, We are looking for some guidance on connecting in Houston. We depart Pittsburgh at 6.00AM and arrive to IAH at 8.06AM ... We depart for LIR at 8.55AM. We fly United on both flights. 1. What terminal would we arrive to? 2. What terminal would be depart from? 3. Is 49 min to make our connecting flight? Thank you for your help. Eva


    You will arrive in Terminal C and depart from Terminal E. Terminals C and E are directly connected to each other. Yes, 49 minutes is enough time. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


    Thank you for your help!


  • I have a 1hr 2min layover domestic to international.
    Oct 15, 2014
    I arrive at HIA from Tucson at 7:58 PM via United Airlines (Express Jet) and depart to London at 9:00 PM via United Airlines. Is it enough time to change planes? are the terminal close?


    You will arrive in Terminal B and depart from Terminal E. All Terminals are connected inside security by the TerminaLink train. You should have enough time if your first flight is on-time.


  • Connecting from Cancun to Narita
    Oct 15, 2014
    Hi, I am heading from CanCun to Narita on UA1011 and connecting on UA7 to narita both arriving and departing on TE with 1hr 23min connecting time. Is that enough to get through checkin and customs?


    That is 7 minutes below the minimum connection time for such a connection. You will probably have enough time but there really isn't any room to spare for delays.


    Do i have to go through immigration and customs if I am travelling on the same carrier UA throughout?


    Yes, you will have to go through US Immigration and US Customs and security. However, you may not have to claim your baggage and re-check it as some International->International bags connecting at IAH can be checked straight through. You will have to ask the airline about that.


  • Connection time
    Oct 13, 2014
    We fly in from New Orleans arriving at 1833 then need to catch an international flight to heathrow at 1915 Is that enough time to get our connecting flight


    If both flights are on United, yes that should be enough time. The TerminaLink train connects all terminals inside security.


  • Am I going to make it
    Oct 11, 2014
    hello! I am landing in Houston at 7:02PM OCT 14th and have to make an international connection flight to Istanbul, Turkey at 8:00PM the same day. 2 questions. Am I going to make the flight considering i do everything I have to to go thru for an int flight? Im flying with 2 different airlines United from New Orleans to Houston and Turkish from Houston to Istanbul do i have to pick up my luggage and do the check in agin in Houston or its possible for it to go all the way from NOLA to Istanbul, Turkey? one more question! If i do bring checked luggage and i do have to go thru check in again in Houston can I still make the flight to Istanbul? Thank you so much in advance!!! thanks!!!


    and I have 2 separate tickets!! Thanks again!!


    The problem is the separate tickets. If you had bought one ticket you would be checked in for both flights in New Orleans and your baggage would be checked through to Istanbul. However, with two separate tickets, you will have to ask the agent in New Orleans to check your bag through to Istanbul and he or she may not be able to check you in to that flight. You really should have asked BEFORE you booked that flight. You really need to arrive earlier into Houston if you're going to be using two separate tickets.


    Turkish Airlines and United are partners (both are members of Star Alliance) and they should be able to check you in for both flights, but I would recommend calling United in New Orleans to see if they can check you in for the Turkish flight to Istanbul. I have the exact same scenario in January: Dallas-IAH on United, then IAH-IST on Turkish. There's no option to buy the ticket as one (seems so ridiculous) so I had to buy two tickets also. Good luck getting through!


    Thank you!!


  • 1 hr 50 min layover in IAH? International to domestic
    Oct 13, 2014
    Hi, I will be arriving in IAH from Tokyo (NRT) at 1.45pm with flight UA6. My next flight to Austin (AUS) is at 3.35pm also with United operated by ExpressJetAirlines flight UA4623. Do I have enough time to clear custom and immigration? I am not US Citizen.


    Yes, you will arrive in Terminal E, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, then re-check your bags with United at the transfer desk. Then you will go to the departures level, go through security then take the TerminaLink train to your departure gate which will likely be in Terminal B.


    Flying toronto to belize through iah, only 1 hr connection time. I that enough? Will we have to go through customs?


    You will go through US Immigration and Customs in Toronto. All you have to do in Houston is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. The TerminaLink train connects all terminals inside security. You should have enough time.


  • Security Check Points
    Oct 6, 2014
    Are there security check points at each terminal? I have a connecting flight in Terminal E. I will be coming from outside security and will need to pass through again.


    Yes, every terminal has its own security checkpoints.


  • 34Minute Connection: Domestic to International
    Oct 5, 2014
    Hi, United changed our flights, so now we only have 34 minutes to make the transfer from our plane arriving from Houston and then leaving on our flight to Liberia, Costa Rica. Is 34 minutes enough time to make this international connection? Thanks.


    United uses Terminals TA, TB, TC & TE. Its international departures are from TE. I suggest you open www.ifly.com/iah, then click on 'Terminal Map' under 'QUICK LINKS', and scroll down to the text - paying attention particularly to 'Getting Around" & TERMINAL DETAILS.


    The TerminaLink train connects all terminals inside security. If your first flight is on-time you should be OK but there's little time to spare in case of any delays.


  • 57 mins layover time
    Sep 30, 2014
    I am flying to IAH from DSM. I have a 57 min lay over time before i board for Cancun. Is this enough time? United just changed our flights and I cant change it. Thanks!


    Yes, that should be enough time. You will likely arrive in Terminal B and depart from Terminal E. The TerminaLink train connects all Terminals inside security.


  • term c-b
    Sep 30, 2014
    My flight lands at 12:09 at c-45 from okc with a connection at b1 to crw with a boarding time of 12:25. Will I make it?


    Yes, that should be enough time. The TerminaLink train connects all terminals inside security.


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