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  • Can you tell me which terminals my flights will be using
    Nov 6, 2014
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    12/22/14 arriving from Little Rock, Ark. flight ua5779 and departing For Salt Lake City, Ut flight ua1552

     

    You will arrive in Terminal B and depart from Terminal C. They are connected inside security by the TerminaLink train.

     

  • One hour for connection
    Nov 5, 2014
    1
    Hello. I'm looking a purchasing a flight phx to gig via iah and it has a one hour layover in iah. It is united for both flight legs. Would this generally be enough time to make the connection?

     

    Yes, that should be enough time. All you have to do in IAH is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.

     

  • 2 hour connexion time
    Nov 4, 2014
    2
    Hello ! Im flying on march 30 from AMS-to IAH ( UA59 )with a layover time of 2 hours for my flight to TPA.Is this enough time ? And do i have to recheck my luggage ? ( i was told by a friend that the luggage will go directly to the next plane , if the label says TPA ! true or false ? THX!

     

    Your friend is wrong. Upon arrival in IAH Terminal E you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, then re-check your bags at the transfer desk, then go through security and to your departure gate which will likely be in Terminal C. You have enough time.

     

    Thanks for the correct info. ZAP ! greetings from Holland (:

     

  • Is it 1hr enought to transfer between terminal E to C?
    Nov 4, 2014
    3
    Hi, we are flying with United from London to Miami with one stop at Houston. We arriving Houston at 5:50PM on terminal E and then need to catch up flight to Miami at 7:00PM from terminal C. Both flights are with United. Is 1 hr enough to change the plane? Do we need to collect ours bags or they will be transfer to the next flight by airlines?

     

    Yes, you will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, then re-check your bags at the transfer desk. Your connection is 20 minutes shorter than the minimum connection time for an International to Domestic transfer. It's makeable but it will be difficult and there probably is not a later flight to Miami that evening.

     

    Thank you ZAP for informations. How we can manage to travel between terminal E and C? Is it walkable distance - short/quick walk or we need to use the train?

     

    They are directly connected to each other. It's usually best to walk.

     

  • Canada-Houston-New Orleans
    Nov 3, 2014
    1
    I am flying United from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada to Houston and then to New Orleans. I have 2 hours to change planes while in Houston. 1. Do I clear customs in Edmonton or Houston? 2. Will my bags be automatically transferred to my flight to New Orleans? 3. Is 2hours enough time for the transfer? Thank you for your response.

     

    You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Edmonton. Yes, your bags will automatically be transferred. Yes, 2 hours should be plenty of time. The TerminaLink train connects all terminals inside security if you have to change terminals.

     

  • Do I need to recheck
    Oct 31, 2014
    1
    I will flight from Austin to Houston by Untied airline and transfer to Beijing by Air China in Terminal D. Can I walk to Terminal D? Do I need to do the security check again?

     

    Yes, you can walk or take the TerminaLink train to Terminal D inside security. Just follow the signs. If you purchased one reservation your bags will be checked through to China and you won't have to do anything with them in Houston.

     

  • Enough time
    Oct 31, 2014
    1
    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
    1
    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
    2
    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
    1
    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
    1
    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
    2
    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
    1
    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
    3
    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
    1
    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.

     





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