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  • Plane change on way to Mexico
    Mar 20, 2014
    1
    We are flying from Chicago to Merida Mexico with a plane change at IAH. Were told by United that we will arrive in C and have to go to E. Told we will already be checked in internationally in chicago and will not have to go through any security in Houston. Is this correct? We only have and hour and 20 min.

     

    Yes, that is correct, all you will have to do in Houston is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate, which are connected inside security. If your first flight is on-time you should have plenty of time.

     

  • Gates in Terminal B
    Mar 18, 2014
    1
    My flight arrives at Gate B24 and departs from Gate B85. On the Terminal map I do not see Gate B24. Am I not seeing it?

     

    Use the new map provided by United. http://www.united.com/web/en-US/content/Travel/airport/maps/iah.aspx

     

  • Help with Timining Question
    Mar 20, 2014
    3
    Can my mother leave terminal E at 9:05 pm and board her 9:30 pm flight in terminal B?

     

    Since you're saying it's arriving in Terminal E, does that mean it's an international flight? If so, no way. If it is one of the few domestic flights arriving in E, then it would be very difficult but possible. Either way it's not an allowable connection by United.

     

    It is complicated. My daughter flew alone to Houston and met my mom. They flew elsewhere together. They end up back at Houston for separate flights w one leaving from terminal e at 9 and one leaving from terminal b at 9:30

     

    OK, in that instance, she can leave Terminal E when the other one boards, so she'll have more than 25 minutes. However, it will take about 15-20 minutes to get from E to B so she should have that in mind.

     

  • Question
    Mar 13, 2014
    1
    I am traveling from Dubai with Emirates to Canada through Houston, I am not holding an American nor Canadian passport, I have around 2 hours between flights, will this be enough to clear immigration, get my luggage and recheck it with and catch my flight with United to Canada? Thanks

     

    It should be enough time but doesn't leave much time for delays. If you have to transfer bags yourself you may have trouble meeting the baggage cutoff with United if there are long lines at immigration.

     

  • Vcr Canada to IAH then Ft. Lauderdale-do I need to change terminals
    Mar 10, 2014
    2
    We're flying in with United from Vancouver Canada next month. Arrive at 12.25 PM, connecting flight to Ft. Lauderdale at 2.11 PM. What terminal do we arrive in and connect to? Do we have to claim luggage and go to another terminal or will our luggage be transferred by the airline? Ticket was purchased as one reservation.Will we be rushing to make the connection?

     

    You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Vancouver. You won't have to claim your luggage in Houston, it will be transferred automatically. Both of your flights will likely be in Terminal C. There's a chance one may be in Terminal E, but it's connected directly to C. You should have plenty of time to make your transfer.

     

    thank you!

     

  • connection
    Mar 10, 2014
    3
    Hi, I'm arriving from Toronto to Houston with UA. Then I'm taking the flight IHA-VSA. I would be arriving to Terminal B and departing from E. My first question is how probable is that the flight from Toronto with UA will be on time and whether 57 minutes is enough time for the transfer? There's only one IAH-VSA flight per day.

     

    There's about a 60 or 70% chance that your flight to Houston will be on-time. Houston is one of United's more on-time hubs. If it is on-time or close to it, 57 minutes is enough time for your connection, but if you're worried you might want to take an earlier flight from Toronto if one's available.

     

    Thank you for your response. Arriving to Houston from Toronto, I'm assuming I'll go through US customs and security in Toronto. Would I have to go through customs again in Houston? Thanks again.

     

    No, once you clear customs in Toronto it's like you're already in the US.

     

  • Transit Visa
    Mar 18, 2014
    3
    We are flying from London Heathrow to Houston before taking a connecting flight to Cancun. Do we need a transit visa for this? Thanks.

     

    Are you a UK Citizen? The US doesn't require visas for UK citizens for stays shorter than 90 days.

     

    Yes, thanks.

     

    You will need an ESTA. Google it. Apply on line. Cost is $14.

     

  • Change terminals
    Mar 5, 2014
    1
    Flying from Boston to Houston on United, change planes in Houston for Guadalajara to ExpressJet Arilines doing business as United Express. Which terminal will I land, and which terminal will I depart?

     

    You will likely arrive in Terminal C (possibly E) and you will depart from Terminal B. The TerminaLink Train connects all Terminals inside security.

     

  • Connection time is 40mins, flying from Fort Myers - Calgary
    Feb 24, 2014
    2
    Would this be enough time, unfortunately I don't have the Terminals. Thank you

     

    I have found out that arriving and departing from Terminal C,,, so 40mins would be OK for transit time? Thnx again

     

    40 mins should suffice.

     

  • CUN to LAX - enough time for connecting flight?
    Feb 23, 2014
    1
    Hi. I'm flying from Cancun to Los Angeles with a lay over in IAH of only 1hr 10 mins (United). My itiniery says I arrive IAH in Terminal E and depart out of Terminal C. Is this enough time? Do I have to go through Customs out of E and then through Securtiy in C?

     

    Yes you will have to go through immigration and customs in E then go through security and to your departure gate which will likely be in C. It will be hard to do that in just 75 mins but united has lots of flights to LAX if you miss your connection.

     

  • 1 hour 15 min layover arriving from Narita
    Feb 21, 2014
    1
    Will one hour and 15 minutes be enough time to catch my connecting flight at IAH to San Antonio? Coming from Narita, Japan. Arriving at Terminal C, connecting flight at Terminal B. Please help mE!!!

     

    Yes your time should be sufficient. NOTE: International arrival at IAH come n at either Terminals D or E. From there they go through secure corridors, walk across the sky bridges to adjoining Federal Inspection Services (FIS), where they will claim baggage & clear U.S. Customs. If continuing your journey, re-check in your baggage at the recheck counters and proceed to the Arrivals Lobby, where an escalator down to the Inter-Terminal Train will take you to your connecting terminal B. Then follow signs to Concourse gates (check overhead screens for your flight & gate number). Note: Level 2 of TB has access to Concourse B gates at NE, NW, SE & SW: (a) Northeast (NE) concourse with gates B84-91; Northwest (NW) Concourse with gates B76-83; (b) Southeast (SE) Concourse with gates B17-20 & Southwest (SW) Concourse with gates B21-31.

     

  • stopover time
    Feb 17, 2014
    1
    I'm flying on United Airlines from MCO to MEX, with a stopover time of 1h8m, will this be a sufficient amount of time? Thank you!

     

    Yes, all you will have to do is go from your arrival gate (which will be in Terminal C or E) and your departure gate, which will be in Terminal E. Terminals C and E are connected directly.

     

  • Connecting flight
    Feb 16, 2014
    1
    Sorry for not including the time on the last post. The transfer time is one hour 23 minutes at IAH. The flight no. is UA1628. Do I have enough time to catch UA1502 to GUA ?

     

    Yes, that should be plenty of time since all you have to do in IAH is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.

     

  • Connecting flight
    Feb 16, 2014
    2
    I am flying from SMF to GUA via IAH through United Airline on April 17. Do I have enough time to make the connection?

     

    At IAH, United uses terminals /gates TA, TB, TC, & TE. Hour ticket should indicate terminal /gate. I suggest you open www.ifly.com/iah, then click on 'Terminal Map' under 'QUICK LINKS', and scroll down to the detailed text.

     

    How much time do you have? You will likely arrive in Terminal C and depart from Terminal E, which are connected directly.

     

  • need help with connecting info
    Feb 10, 2014
    1
    I usually never fly with connections as I try to get non stop but I am going from Knoxville to las vegas and have no other choice. I want to avoid charlotte, Chicago, DC, and anything north of Knoxville for that matter. I have united 4123 to Houston and connecting to united 1697 to las vegas with 1 hour and 4 minute layover if everything goes as planned. I have never been to Houston airport before so can someone shed some light on this flight and let me know what I need to expect to make my connecting flight on time. Also, if I miss the connection, are there plenty of flights during the day that I can change to going to vegas? This flight is for February 11th. Thanks so much for any help!

     

    You will likely arrive in Terminal B and depart from Terminal C. All Terminals at IAH are connected inside security by the TerminaLink train. You should have enough time if your first flight is on-time. United has six more flights after 1697 on Feb 11 that you can be rebooked on if you miss your connection (and Tuesday flights to Vegas usually aren't completely full).

     





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