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  • Houston to liberia costa rica
    Apr 21, 2016
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    Hi. I have a 37 minute connection in Houston to connect a flight to costa rica. Is 37 cutting it close?

     

    It's possible but it certainly leaves no time to spare if the first flight is late at all.

     

  • Connection time from Terminal A to D
    Apr 21, 2016
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    How long will it take to get from Terminal A to Terminal D

     

    If you don't have to do anything with your bags and can stay inside security. You can get there on the Skyway train in about 10 minutes.

     

    Perfect, thanks.

     

  • Is connection time enough?
    Apr 21, 2016
    2
    Hi, I have a trip coming soon but have noticed that the connection times may be cutting it a bit fine. Inbound Dubai (DXB) - Houston (IAH) on Emirates arrival 1545hrs Houston (IAH) - Lafayette on United departure 1735hrs 110 minutes to make the connection Outbound Lafayette - Houston (IAH) on United arrival 1700hrs Houston (IAH) - Dubai (DXB) on Emirates departure 1900hrs 120 minutes to make the connection. Is this enough time to make the connection on the inbound and outbound flights? Thanks

     

    Are these on two separate reservations or one reservation? If two separate reservations you do not have enough time on your way to Lafayette and barely have enough time on your way back to Dubai.

     

    Thank you. I will change the Houston-Lafayette-Houston flight to give more time. Thanks for your response and advise.

     

  • Connection help
    Apr 17, 2016
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    I'm flying from Shreveport (UA 4208W) to Houston and then take UA 404W to San Francisco. I have 50 minutes. Is there any service available to take me to my departure gate directly? How Do I get in touch with them? Thanks.

     

    If you need a wheelchair you contact United to request it. There is no other service. You will arrive in Terminal B and depart from Terminal C or E. All terminals are connected inside security by the skyway train.

     

  • time between flights
    Apr 17, 2016
    1
    I'm flying from Detroit to Huston then from Huston to Tampico (I guess with just one ticket so I don't have to pick up my luggage) but there's only 50 minutes between the two flights.. is that enough?

     

    Yes, that should be enough time. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. Both gates will likely be in Terminal B, but there's a small chance you will arrive in Terminal C. If so the Skyway train connects all terminals inside security.

     

  • Connection process
    Apr 17, 2016
    1
    I'm flying in from Singapore via Moscow on SQ (Terminal E) and catching a connection (separately ticketed) on United (Terminal C) to New York with a 2.5h layover time. I presume I got to collect my baggage, clear customs and recheck in again? Is there enough time as I have never gone through this process in IAH before? Thanks in advance!

     

    You will arrive in Terminal D, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, carry it to Terminal C, check it with United, then go through security. you should have just enough time.

     

  • Customs and Baggage
    Apr 17, 2016
    1
    my friend is flying in from Santiago Chile to Hawaii via Houston. First question does she clear customs in Houston? then pick up her luggage and recheck it for her onward flight. Gracias.

     

    Yes, in Houston, she will go through US Immigration, claim her bags, go through US Customs, re-check her bags at the re-check desk, then go through security and to her departure gate.

     

  • sufficient time between flights?
    Apr 13, 2016
    1
    We have flight July 2 from Toronto YYZ to Quito Ecuador through Houston, Air Canada from Toronto arrives Houston 3:07pm, then United flight departs Houston 5:35pm for Quito so 2:28 between flights. Posts seem to indicate this is sufficient - just wanted to check with someone in the know please.

     

    that is plenty of time. You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto. All you have to do in Houston is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. The Skyway train connects Terminal A where you arrive to Terminal E where you depart inside security.

     

  • Connecing flights
    Apr 13, 2016
    3
    I am traveling with United from Mobile Alabama to Sacramento California via Houston. I have 1 hour between planes - is that enough time to get to my connection as I have never been in the Houston airport before.

     

    Yes, that is enough time. You will likely have to change terminals. The Skyway train connects all terminals inside security.

     

    We have flight July 2 from Toronto YYZ to Quito Ecuador through Houston, Air Canada from Toronto arrives Houston 3:07pm, then United flight departs Houston 5:35pm for Quito so 2:28 between flights. Posts seem to indicate this is sufficient - just wanted to check with someone in the know please.

     

    Yes, Hello, that is plenty of time. You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto. All you have to do in Houston is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. The Skyway train connects Terminal A where you arrive to Terminal E where you depart inside security.

     

  • Is 37 mins enough time
    Apr 13, 2016
    2
    Hi I will be travelling in july and coming back to Toronto from san antonio tx making conection at houston with 37 minutes layover is that enough time? Also it's in different terminals. Furthermore will I need to grab my luggage and re-check them?

     

    may I add I am travelling with united

     

    You won't have to do anything with your bags in Houston. All you need to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. If you need to change terminals (you may not), the Skyway train connects all terminals inside security. You have enough time if the flight from San Antonio is on-time.

     

  • Houston to Cancun, Mexico
    Apr 13, 2016
    3
    Hello, my husband and I will be flying to Mexico in November. Our layover in Houston is 46 minutes. Is that enough time to make it to our connecting flight to Mexico?

     

    Where are you flying to Houston from? What airlines are you on?

     

    We will be flying in from Kansas City to Houston then on to Cancun, Mexcio with a 46 minute layover in Houston. We will be flying United.

     

    Yes, that is enough time. All you have to do in Houston is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. The Skyway train connects all terminals inside security.

     

  • Connection time sufficient?
    Apr 12, 2016
    1
    I'm flying with United from Panama via Houston to Frankfurt. Arrival in Houston at 2:10 pm at Terminal E and departing with Lufthansa at 3:55 pm at Terminal D. Are 1:45 h sufficient to clear immigration, customs and security? Read elsewhere comments that this is too short time.

     

    That should be enough time if the flight from Panama is on-time, but it's cutting it close.

     

  • Flying Cabo San Lucus to Houston w/connection to Tampa
    Apr 11, 2016
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    Will be coming home from Cabo on 5/7 arriving in Houston. Will 1hr and 12 mins be enough time to make our connecting flight to Tampa? Do we have to go through customs in Houston? Will our bags be transferred by the airline? All flights are on United and are booked on same ticket. Thanks

     

    In Houston you have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, then go through security and to your departure gate. 72 minutes is not enough time for an International to domestic connection through houston. The minimum is 90 minutes with 2 hours recommended. You need to contact whoever you booked your ticket through and be rebooked.

     

  • Belize to London
    Apr 11, 2016
    3
    I am due to arrie at Houston from Belize with United on the 23rd May and my connecting flight again with United to London Heathrow is 1 hour 10 minutes later - will that be enough? Thanks

     

    No, that is not enough time for an International to International connection through Houston.

     

    Thanks for the updates- not sure why United have it as a connecting flight. Does it take so long as you need to pick up baggage and recheck in? Looks like I may be waiting a long time for the next flight.

     

    Since you are on an International to International connection, you do not have to claim and re-check your baggage, but you do have to go through US Immigration and customs and security.

     

  • Layover in Houston
    Apr 8, 2016
    1
    We are flying to Toronto from Puerta Vallarta with a layover in Houston. Do we have to go through US customs/immigration?

     

    Yes, however, since you are on an International to International connection you can go to the Onestop immigration/customs line since you don't have to claim your bags. You will then go through security and to your departure gate.

     

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