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  • Short layover - customs
    Sep 19, 2016
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    Canadian Citizen, arriving into Houston from Buenos Aires then on to Calgary with 1 hour 20 minutes layover. Do I have enough time, do I need to collect bags and go through customs or will they be sent on to Canada for me?

     

    Since you are on an International to International connection with both flights on United you don't have to collect your bags, however, you do have to go through US Immigration, Customs, and Security. This is still a very difficult connection.

     

  • westjet to united
    Sep 18, 2016
    1
    Hi arriving WestJet terminal A , connecting with United departing from terminal C gate 40 , Is 1hour and 33 minutes enough time to collect luggage and make the connection ? thanks

     

    No, that is not enough time with checked bags. Without checked bags, that is probably possible if you check in online for your United flight before leaving Canada.

     

  • b3 to e9
    Sep 16, 2016
    1
    Hi We will only have 45 minutes to go from b3 to e9. Will we make it? Any suggestions on how to make that connection? The flight we are connecting on is the only one to Costa Rica that day. this sunday

     

    It's not impossible but it depends on the first flight being on-time. The Skyway train connects all terminals inside security.

     

  • Domestic to International
    Sep 16, 2016
    1
    Hi, flying into IAH on sunday from MIA with a 00:52min Connection to LHR. Both on UA metal. Enough time for connecting?Seems to be arriving a C and leaving from E

     

    Yes, that should be enough time if your flight from Miami is on-time. You just have to walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.

     

  • United to United Express
    Sep 16, 2016
    3
    My flight from PHX is scheduled to land at 9:32 am and my United Express flight to XNA departs at 10:25 am, a 53-minute connection time. I don't know the terminals yet. Will that be enough time? Thank you!

     

    Clarification to above: Looks like PHX flight may arrive at terminal E and flight to XNA may depart from terminal B. Also, what if PHX flight is delayed 15 minutes instead of arriving on time? Thank you!

     

    That is plenty of time. Your PHX flight will likely arrive in C. Your XNA flight will likely depart from B. All terminals are connected inside security by the Skyway train. You have enough time, even for a moderate delay.

     

    Thank you! That's a relief!

     

  • ? Connection
    Sep 15, 2016
    2
    Hi, Just wanted to ask re: connection times. Arriving to Houston from Frankfurt to Terminal D, then departing from Terminal E to Cancun 1hr 47mins later. All with Lufthansa on EU passports so assume we will not have to re-check bags, but will have to go through immigration? Is it feasible? Thanks.

     

    Yes, you will have to go through US Immigration, customs, and security. You have barely enough time if everything goes perfectly.

     

    Thank you!

     

  • Domestic to International Security
    Sep 14, 2016
    1
    I am flying from Tampa to Narita through IAH and have only a 1-hour difference in arrival vs departure. Looks like I can take the tram from Terminal B to terminal D but do I have to go through security again because it is an international flight?

     

    No, you do not have to go through security again. There is no special security for international flights.

     

  • 45 minutes connection
    Sep 14, 2016
    3
    Wondering if 45 minutes or less is enough time to connect in Terminal C, arriving and departing from Terminal C

     

    Yes, that is enough time if the first flight is on-time.

     

    I got through security and to my gate in 5 minutes. There was no one in line at all. You will be fine.

     

    He doesn't have to go through security.

     

  • Cayman Return
    Sep 14, 2016
    1
    I have a group of 16 passing through IAH from Grand Cayman to SFO with 1:55 lay over, seems a bit close but the airline set it up?

     

    That should be enough time if everything goes smoothly.

     

  • ENough time to connect
    Sep 13, 2016
    2
    Hi: I am flying from SFO to ORF with a connection of 1 hour in houston. The tickets mention a terminal change. Will I have enough time?

     

    correction it is only 49 min. connection, not 1 hour

     

    Yes, that should be enough time if the flight from SFO is on-time. The Skyway train connects all terminals inside security.

     

  • Transit connection
    Sep 12, 2016
    1
    Hi' I am transiting to LAX at IAH from LHR LONDON but only have a 1 hour 40 mins transit time. I also will have to switch terminals. Is this sufficient time as I don't wish to miss my connection...

     

    That is just enough time if everything goes smoothly.

     

  • connecting from LHR to MGA
    Sep 11, 2016
    1
    Connecting in IAH from London LHR to Managua MGA, UK citizen. Would I need to collect and re-check luggage? Both flights are United. Is 2 hours reasonable for the connection? And the same on the way back? THanks

     

    Since you are on an International to International connection all on United through Houston you don't have to claim your bags. However, you do still go through US Immigration, Customs, and Security. You should have enough time.

     

  • risky connection
    Sep 11, 2016
    2
    I'm looking at a United Flight into IHA from Costa Rica, connection to SFO (also on United). It shows a 1hr25 minute connection, with terminal change, and says this is a "risky connection. An earlier flight with 1hr20 minute connection, doesn't say "risky" - is 1hr25 minutes enough. We will have check bags, and have TSA Pre (but not global entry). Thanks!

     

    Yes, that is risky. I would say anything under 2 hours International to domestic in Houston is risky.

     

    Thanks ZAP

     

  • SFO to Houston to Cancun
    Sep 11, 2016
    1
    We are travelling to Cancun via Houston with only 1hr 25min layover from San Fran. Does not seen enough to to go domestic to international? Assume we need to recheck baggage onto international flight. Note we are Australian passport holders.

     

    No, you do not have to re-check your bags. There is no US Customs when leaving the US. All you have to do in Houston is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. You have enough time.

     

  • International Connection At IAH (United)
    Sep 11, 2016
    1
    Hi - I'm flying MTY - IAH - LHR on United and I have a 1h13 layover at IAH terminal E. Will I have to clear immigration? Is this enough time?

     

    That's not realistically enough time for an International to International connection in Houston.

     

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