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  • from c37 to b84k
    Jun 1, 2013
    does Terminalink connect these gates? My wife is flying to Houston from LAX & has never been to Houston Bush.


    She arrives at IAH at Terminal C (gates C34--42) and needs to get to Terminal B. Follow signs to the TerminaLink train station and take the train (inside security) to Terminal B arriving near gates B84-88.


    thanks for the information.


  • Making flight
    Jun 1, 2013
    My daughter arrives at terminal d and has to go through customs. Her AA flight leaves in less than an hour ( due to KLM delay) from termial B. Any chance she can make it?


    You did not state with which airline your daughter arrives at IAH. Also, she needs to double check her connecting AA flight - Terminal B (TB) is exclusively used by United & United Express. AA is in Terminal A (A gates). International Arrivals connecting to domestic flights: After customs clearance and re-checking-in bags, go straight out to the International Arrivals Lobby which has an escalator down to the Inter-Terminal Train (running inside security) taking you to your connecting terminal. (TA has gates 1-15 & 17-30 - TB has gates B68065 & B60-66. It would be extremely tight to connect, unless customs process is quick.


    AA Uses Terminal A at IAH. She will probably miss her connection, but AA has lots of IAH-DFW flights (assuming that's what she's on)


  • only 36 mins
    May 31, 2013
    arriving houston on united flight 6147 leaving for lax on united204 yikes they cut my layover time from 45 minutes to 36 can my 14yr old and I make it from terminal b to terminal c in that skimpy amount of time [dont know gate #] I see there is terminal shuttlei is that the way to go?


    Yes, he/she should take the TerminaLink train. It's possible but he/she will have to hurry.


  • food outside of security
    May 30, 2013
    where can i eat with my sister who is here on a layover in terminal e


    Open and click on the terminal(s) on top.


  • Knee replaced how to go fr term E to B
    May 26, 2013
    My mom is flying into term E in the AM and needs to get to term gate B81. 2.5 hr layover. Top it off, she doesn't read English well. Pls recommend best way to make the transfer.


    On arrival at Terminal E of IAH, your mother can 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). Internationally recognized signs will guide her. However, you could arrange for wheelchair pickup at arrival gate by contacting her airline. If your mother is an international arrival, I suggest you open and open 'Terminal Map' under 'Maps & Directions' for further details.


  • Change from Terminal A to D
    May 25, 2013
    I am arriving on UA from memphis and need to transfer to Turkish Airline at Terminal D. How fast can I transfer from A to D. I have 1 hr 50 min between flight. Please advise


    You take the TerminaLink train which is inside security. It should not take more than 25 minutes.


  • Connecting Terminal E to C
    May 25, 2013
    Arriving UA into Terminal E from Calgary and leaving UA Terminal C to Tampa with 1 hour connection time. Is this connecting time OK?


    Calgary has US customs clearance & baggage transfer - all you need to do on arrival at IAH's Terminal E is to take the above-ground TerminaLink train to Terminal C running inside security area. C gates after train station are C24-27, C14-23 (center) & C2-14.


    Thanks for comments but my main concern is the 1 hour connection between Terminals E and C. Is this sufficent time to make the connection?


  • good
    May 23, 2013


  • Connecting between terminals C and E
    May 20, 2013
    I will be arriving from SFO into terminal C and departing 3 hs later from terminal E. Can I avoid clearing security again? In which areas should I stay? Thanks!


    Yes, you can take the TerminaLink or walk and stay within security. You have a ton of time. Just follow the signs to your next gate.


  • 4phaidon9
    May 19, 2013
    flying into terminal B with 1 hr time to get to Terminal E. How tight is this going to be? especially as I will most likely be in the back of the first plane and one of the last to get off. I'm guess I should stay in the secure area and take the inside tram to save on time.


    Yes, you take the TerminaLink. It's doable within an hour if your first flight is on-time.


  • which terminals
    May 19, 2013
    Flight 1715 arriving IAH 12:04 connecting Flight 4173 Expressjet to Birm departs@ 12:51 Could you tell me which terminal would I be arriving at. And which terminal would my expresset be leaving from?


    Could not find your arriving flight (open ) Note that ExpressJet operates some of Delta Connection & United Express flights. Flight 4173 is United departing from Terminal B, gate 84E. Since I don't know which Airline you use to arrive at IAH, I suggest you open, then click on 'Terminal Map' under QUICK LINKS and scroll down to the detailed text for transfer options.


    You will arrive in C or E (probably C) and depart from A-north or B (probably B).


  • from tampa
    May 17, 2013
    We will be arriving from Tampa on 5-18 on flight 1722 and will be leaving for El Paso on flight 4263 what terminals will these be at?


    For the above they are United main for arriving flight and Express for El Paso flight. What terminals?


    Your flight from Tampa will arrive in C or E and your flight to El Paso will depart from Terminal B. You can take the TerminaLink train between the terminals.


    There are 2 Tampa flights: at 1:06 & 3:37pm both at Terminal C (no C gate number given); there are also 2 El Paso flights: at 3:15, Terminal B gate 81A, and at 1:36pm at gate T-B 84E - meaning you arrive at Terminal C and will connect to Terminal B via the inter-terminal underground train OUTSIDE of security - on arrival at TB you need to go through security check before proceeding to your connecting B gate.


    FRMAY - that is 100% incorrect. You can take the TerminaLink within secrity between your gates.


  • 37 minutes enough??
    May 16, 2013
    So my flight itinerary is SFO-IAH-OMA. The layover in IAH is only 37 minutes. I have conflicting terminal locations for the arrival into IAH (it is either C or E) and I believe I depart from terminal B. How long does it take to get from Terminal C to Terminal B? How long does it take to get from Terminal E to Terminal B? Will I be able to make both situation?


    United mainline flights into IAH can arrive into C or E, so you won't know until the day of your flight. C or E to B can take anywhere from 5 to 20 minutes on the TerminaLink train, depending on where in C/E your arriving gate is and how close it is to the TerminaLink station.


    I need to make my way from E4 to B85 in 37 minutes at IAH. is that enough time to make it?


    If your first flight is on-time it's possible, but hurry.


    thanks! the plane actually landed about 7 minutes early so i got out when we were supposed to land. still had to hurry to the terminal, but made the flight! =)


  • Connecting in 35 minutes, 2 kids/carseat
    May 15, 2013
    We will arrive at IAH from BHM on United. Our flight to CLL leaves 35 minutes later. Do we have a chance? We have good running shoes.


    Yes, you have a chance but it will be tough unless your first flight is quite early. You will likely have to take the TerminaLink train from B to A-north.


    Thanks for the reply! We will hope for the best. :) I have often flown out of IAH, but this will be the first time I've visited witha connecting flight.


  • time to connect
    May 13, 2013
    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.


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