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  • Connection Terminal B to E
    Oct 16, 2013
    If the flight connections is 30 minutes, and the conections is from B to E and is the last flight to connect, it is enough?


    You would make it barely: the above-ground TerminaLink train, which starts its service at the Terminal A station, connects terminals A, B, C, D/E inside security (allow for 30 mins transfer from A to D), then follow signs to your D gates. (there is also a tunnel between TD & TE.


  • i s there secrity ground transfer from C to B
    Oct 15, 2013
    How to get from terminal C to B


    While Terminals B & C are close to each other - you can also take the above-ground TerminaLink train, which starts its service at the Terminal A station, connects terminals A, B, C, D/E inside security.


  • connecting flights
    Oct 15, 2013
    arrive C and depart B Is 50 minutes enough time


    You have enough time.


  • which terminal I should check in
    Oct 20, 2013
    I will take UA1178 to SanFrancisco and then take connective flight UA889 to Beijing. I want to know which terminal I should check in, terminal C or E. I was informed the depart gate for UA1178 is E20.


    On arrival at IAH, take the above-ground TerminaLink train, which starts its service at the Terminal A station, connects terminals A, B, C, D/E inside security (allow for 30 mins transfer from A to D). At the D/E station follow sign to Concourse E, gate E20.


    You can check-in in either Terminal, but since the departure is from E, I would check-in in E.


  • Connecting flight
    Oct 14, 2013
    Will I have enough time to connect from an American airline flight arriving at 5:10pm to a Delta flight departing at 6:00pm


    Both AA & DL airlines use Terminal A of IAH, which has gates 1-15 and 17-30 on opposite sides. Just walk over to your connecting gate.


  • connection from Cancun
    Oct 7, 2013
    I have a two hour layover from Cancun to LAX, on united is this enough time to make my flight?


    Yes, that should be enough time. If for some reason you don't make your connection, United has almost hourly flights from IAH to LAX that you can be rebooked on.


  • United Terminal Connection at IAH
    Oct 7, 2013
    I'm fling from San Francisco to Rio De Janiero Brazil this coming Friday and I have a 40 minute layover at Houston IAH airport. Is this doable? Or should I pay the extra $700 they want to change the flight? What's my chances of getting my baggage lost in the plane change?


    I should have mentioned that I'm flying United


    If your first flight is on-time that will be enough time. You will arrive in C and depart from E which are connected. If you miss your connection it will be their fault and they will have to reaccommadate you on a different flight.


    Thank you for the response ZAP. Do you have any thoughts on the chances of my baggage getting lost in the plane change?


    Usually if a person can make it bags can make it as well.


  • getting from B to C
    Oct 1, 2013
    What is the most efficient way to get from Terminal B to Terminal C? Does one have to go through Security again? Is 39 minutes enough time?


    At IAH the above-ground TerminaLink train, starts its service at the Terminal A station, ad connects terminals A, B, C, D/E inside security - you have enough time.


    Sep 25, 2013
    Flying from Birmingham to San Diego on United changing planes with 21 minutes between flights. The airline changed my flight with this new time. Is it even possible?


    It's possible but it will depend on your first flight getting in on-time or preferably early and running. If you call United they should put you on a later flight to SAN or earlier flight from BHM free of charge due to the schedule change. Or, alternatively they could re-book you to connect in Denver if that works better.


  • Connecting flight time
    Sep 23, 2013
    I´ll arrive from Dallas (UA 5265) at 8:26PM with a connecting flight to Rio de Janeiro (UA 129) departing at 21:10PM. Do you think Its a doable connecting time? tks


    That's very tight. Flights are frequently delayed late in the day. You will arrive in Terminal B and depart from Terminal E, which are connected beyond security by the TerminaLink Train. If you miss your connection you'll be spending the night and the whole next day in Houston.


  • Help
    Sep 23, 2013
    We are flying into Houston from San Fran this Thursday and only have a 42 min to connect to another flight headed out to this even doable?


    Yes, that should be doable. You will arrive in Terminal C or E and depart from E, which are all connected beyond security.


  • Need terminal information - correction
    Sep 23, 2013
    I forgot to say I am flying United.


  • Need terminal information
    Sep 23, 2013
    How do I know which terminal I am flying from tomorrow, domestic flight from IAH? I see if I am flying from terminal A I have to check my bags at B. and that TSA is at terminal C only? Can this be right?


    What flight numbers are you on and from what cities? There is TSA inspection in every terminal and ALSO every terminal is connected beyond security by the TerminaLink train.


  • B to E with 36 minute layover
    Sep 23, 2013
    I am flying on 9/25/13 from St Louis to Cozumel with a 36-minute layover at IAH and will have to get from Terminal B to E. I know that this is extremely tight, but are the odds in favor of making or missing the flight?


    That's tight but doable, you'll take the TerminaLink train and have to run. Unfortunately if you miss your connection there's no later flights to Cozumel that day.


  • from E to B84 in 30 min
    Sep 18, 2013
    what are the option to make my conncetion on time?


    Well, first hope your first flight is on-time, then take the TerminaLink Train and run. If your arrival into E is an international flight I really don't think you can make that connection. However, not many domestic flights arrive into E. How are you so sure you'll be arriving in E?


    it's a UAL flight from OKC sched in 12:?? - my wife is on the flight E is what they told her in OKC I can get the nbr would that help?


    UAL flight 1598 is showing early by :25 in to E15 UA4592 B84H on sched


    Yes, that would be one of the rare domestic flights that arrived into E. Since the flight arrived early she'll have over 40 minutes for her connection. Still tight, but doable.


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