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  • time to connect
    May 13, 2013
    1
    arriving on UA flight 719 at 645 terminal C. Will I make the connection to UA flight 1421 leaving at 724 in terminal E. best way to get there

     

    It's usually fastest to walk between C and E.

     

  • Is 32 mins enough for changing planes?
    May 12, 2013
    1
    I will be arriving at IAH on UA1438 in July at 8:03 pm and connecting to UA135 at 8:35 pm. Do you think I have enough time for changing planes?

     

    Barely, if your first flight is on-time. They will probably both be in Terminal C. Any delays and you'll probably be spending the night in Houston.

     

  • Time to Connect
    May 10, 2013
    2
    I'm arriving at IAH on United Flight UA807 on 5/15 at 1:40 PM and have 1 hour to connect with UA Flight 5227 at 2:45 PM. I'm a senior and handicapped. Will I have enough time to make the transfer? Are both of these flights in the same terminal?

     

    Flight 807 will arrive into Terminal C or E and 5227 will likely depart from Terminal B. You will have to take the TerminaLink train between the gates. I suggest you request wheelchair service from United (which you can do by calling them). If your first flight is on time you will have enough time for your connection.

     

    Thank you

     

  • How much time do I need to connect?
    May 10, 2013
    1
    I will be flying on United from Neward to LAX with a 1:22 connection time at IAH. I will have checked baggage. Is that enough time for them to transfer my luggage from one plane to the other? I'm not worried about myself because I know I won't have any problems in that time to walk from arrival gate to departure gate, but I am worried about my luggage. I don't know how much time it takes for them to transfer my luggage. Does anyone know if my bags will be able to make it to LAX at the same times as I do??

     

    That should be enough time for the luggage to transfer if your first flight is on-time or close to it.

     

  • connection time and location...help!
    May 10, 2013
    2
    Hi, On monday May 13, 2013 I am arriving on flight 5249 to terminal B at 11:01am and my connecting flight is flight 1016 in terminal E at 11:46am (going to Cancun)...question is, will 45 minutes be enough time to make the connecting flight and can someone please navigate me where I need to go after I get off the plane to find our final destination flight?? Any other tips would be appreciative! Thanks! Very nervous! Terri

     

    You will have to take the terminalink train from the concourse B station the D/E station. You'll have to hurry but if your first flight is on-time you'll be OK. Also, United will have later flights if you miss your connection and Monday is typically a light travel day TO Cancun so it should be no problem being rebooked if you miss your connection.

     

    Thanks for the response...I have never missed a flight before (dont fly that often) but if we do miss the flight whether it be delay or because there wasnt enough time to get to the next connection, will the airline put us on another flight free of charge or will we have to pay?

     

  • meeting passenger during connections
    May 6, 2013
    1
    I'm hoping to meet a friend flying in on United Express from Mexico City Tuesday, May 7 and departing after 4h lay over to Canada. Looks to me as if the Mexico City usually lands at Terminal D and I know most CDN flights leave out of Term C. Can you suggest a good meeting place? D or C? Thx

     

    He will have to go through immigration in D, so you can meet him at the exit of immigration there.

     

  • Into IAH from Tampa
    May 5, 2013
    1
    We will be on a United Express Silver flight from Tampa , and we will be flying to El Paso Tx. on a United Express Jet. What terminal will we fly into from Tampa and what one will we fly out of to go to El paso?

     

    Silver Airways doesn't fly to IAH for United Express. The Tampa-IAH flights on United are all mainline and operate into terminals C and E. If you're on United Express out of IAH to ELP, it could leave from Terminal A, B, or C - they are all connected by the TerminaLink train.

     

  • IAH
    May 3, 2013
    2
    I will travel from Houston to Lima by Copa Airline, do you know in wich terminal of IAH is Copa?. I can't find it in the map. Thank you.

     

    Copa uses Terminal D.

     

    thank you :)

     

  • meeting non-flyer during connection
    Apr 29, 2013
    4
    I am flying into Houston from Newark and making a connection to Puerto Vallarta 1 hour and 15 minutes later. I am supposed to meet with a Houston resident during this interval to deliver a pet. Is this at all doable?

     

    No, I would advise not doing that - you likely will not have enough time. Perhaps if you can take an earlier flight from Newark you would have enough time.

     

    A follow-up question. It looks like I'll be arriving in, and departing from, Terminal E. How hard is it to go out of security, meet, and come back in through security? Since I'm arriving on a domestic flight, customs and immigration should not be a factor, right? The layout is not clear. Thanks!

     

    It depends where in C or E your Chicago flight comes in to. It's not "hard", there just might be quite a bit of walking involved.

     

    Sorry, I meant Newark flight.

     

  • Terminal A to D
    Apr 29, 2013
    1
    What is the minimum time to go from Terminal A to D?

     

    Bare minimum would be 25 minutes to 30 minutes, but that leaves no wiggle room for delays.

     

  • IAH Connection Help
    Apr 29, 2013
    1
    My friend in flying from St. Louis on UA 5029 (United Express), connecting in IAH to go to San Jose, Costa Rica on UA 1565. I plan to meet him for a cup of coffee in the airport, does anyone know where is the best place for him to meet with me and what terminals will these two flights be in? Thank you.

     

    He will arrive in terminal A or B and depart from C or E. I wouldn't bother trying to meet him unless he has approximately 3 hrs between his flights.

     

  • Enough time for Intl Connection??
    Apr 24, 2013
    2
    We will be traveling from Istanbul, Turkey to Dallas, TX on May 7, 2013 (Friday) with connection in IAH. I am an American citizen but my wife is not (greencard). Our US born daughter (16 months old) will also be traveling with us. Will 1 hour and 45 minutes between flights be enough to clear customs and get from Terminal D to Terminal A to make our connecting flight to Dallas? Also, Orbitz states that the flight from Istanbul will also land in Terminal A, is it possible since Terminal A is not international? Thank you very much in advance!

     

    Orbitz is wrong. Turkish Airlines flights at IAH arrive in Terminal D. What airline is your Dallas flight on? If it's on United mainline it will leave from C, if it's on United Express it could leave from A-North, B, or C. If it's on American it will be from A-south. It will be a very tight connection but luckily if you miss it there are many other flights from IAH to Dallas that you could be rebooked on.

     

    Thank you very much for your reply

     

  • 56 minutes to transfer btw C and E
    Apr 17, 2013
    1
    I'm quite worried as I have 56 minutes to transfer between Houston Terminal C (United Airlines) and Terminal E (flying Lufthansa). Will this be sufficient time (I'm a fit walker) ? Thank you.

     

    Yep, you'll have to hope your first flight is on-time, but it's doable.

     

  • Connecting A (USAIR) to E (Continental)
    Apr 16, 2013
    1
    We are flying into IAH on USAIR (terminal A) and need to connect to terminal E (United) in 42 minutes. At terminal E we are taking a flight to honolulu, hawaii (e.g. domestic). Is this a realistic connection time using the termnial link train? We are flying first class on both flights and presumably will get out of the USAIR plane fast..

     

    Yeah, if your first flight is on-time it will be doable.

     

  • C19-E21
    Apr 16, 2013
    1
    I have only 37 minutes to get from C19-E21. Is it best to run south from C19 to C43 and then east past C45 to TE21 or take the Terminal Link to D/E station. If it is the latter how do you skirt around International Arrivals in a hurry and avoid security? Thanks

     

    Running is usually your best option whenever possible.

     





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