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  • Which Layover Will Work? CLT-IAH-LAX
    Jun 14, 2016
    Will a 1hr 13min Layover Work with a Terminal Change or a 1hr 53min Layover With Terminal Change?


    Yes, that is plenty of time. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • Manicure??
    Jun 14, 2016
    Is there a nails place in IAH to get a manicure during my layover?


  • connection
    Jun 13, 2016
    I am traveling to Frankfurt via IAH from Memphis. I arrive in terminal B and leave out of terminal D with a 1 hour layover. Is this enough time in to get to terminal D?


    Yes, that should be enough time. You just have to go from your arrival gate to your departure gate and the Skyway train connects all terminals inside security.


  • transferAMS-IAH-SJO
    Jun 13, 2016
    Hi coming from Amsterdam and going to Costa Rica with a 6 hour layover in IAH. Do I need to stay in the transit area or can I enter the domestic terminal as well. I want to do some shopping :) I am on an ESTA visum but am not sure if I can enter the US while entering in terminal E. Thx in advance!


    US Airports do not have a Transit Area. You will go through US Immigration and Customs. At that point you will be outside security and free to go where you want as long as you show up to your flight to San Jose. You will have to go through security again to access your departure gate, so be sure to be in the security line at least 2 hours before your departure time for San Jose.


    Excellent, thank you!


  • SAT to Puebla via IAH
    Jun 10, 2016
    How much time should I give for going thru customs flying in from Puebla, Mexico connecting to San Antonio, Tx?


    I recommend at least 2 hours for International to Domestic connections through IAH.


  • Layover China-Costa Rica
    Jun 10, 2016
    I am flying from China to Costa Rica having a 2:15 layover on Houston Airport. I arrive with Air China to Houston at 3:40 pm and leave from Houston to Costa Rica with United Airlines at 5:55 pm. I want to know if there is enough time to do the connection since (as far as I understand) I have to go through security, check-in and migration.


    You have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, go get your United boarding pass if Air China isn't able to issue it, then go through security. You have just enough time if everything goes smoothly.


  • Connecting to Mexico city Flight
    Jun 13, 2016
    Four people arriving IAH Terminal E (Air New Zealand)on Fri 5 Aug at 12.30pm. Is there enough time to connect to the United 2.17pm flight to Mexico City. Flights booked separately so I assume we will have to recheck luggage for the United flight. Which Terminal will the united flight depart from?


    The United flight will depart from Terminal E. This isn't realistically enough time on two separate reservations.


    Thank you for your reply. We will book a later flight.


  • conecting flight
    Jun 9, 2016
    I have 1 hour and ten minutes to clear customs and catch my next flight. I will have carry on luggage. Is this enought time.


    Where are you flying from? Where are you flying to? What airlines are you flying? I can't answer your question without that information.


  • 40 min layover
    Jun 9, 2016
    coming from new orleans connecting in houston to denver have 40 min to board, is this possible?


    Yes, that should be enough time if the first flight is on-time. If you miss your connection United has frequent flights from Houston to Denver.


  • Short Connection
    Jun 9, 2016
    I fly from Veracruz, Mexico to Toronto with a layover at IAH, but both of my flights were changed and I´m now left with 1hr23m layover in Houston... I fly Air Canada all the way, first United Express and second Air Canada Express, but is that even possible to make it? I´ll have to recheck baggage and everything right?


    You may not have to do anything with your bags because you are on an International to International connection - however, you will have to go through US Immigration, customs, and security. This is a very difficult connection.


  • Houston to Miami
    Jun 9, 2016
    Hi, we arrive from Dubai on Emirates flight at 3.45pm. We would like to take a flight on united airlines from Houston to Miami at 7.20pm. My husband will be in a wheelchair and as we will be the last to disembark from our Emirates flight do you think there will be enough time to get through customs , get our luggage and get checked in at the desk for the United flight?


    Yes, I think that would be enough time.


  • International Connection in IAH
    Jun 8, 2016
    I am flying United from Guatemala to Costa Rica via IAH. I have a layover of 1hr 30min. I will only have a carry on. Will I have to go through customs even though I am not remaining in the US?


    Yes, you will have to go through US Immigration, customs, and security. This is a very difficult connection.


  • Connection
    Jun 9, 2016
    I'm fly from Austin Tx to IAH I have 2hrs and 45 min to connect international Houston to Teipei do I have enough time ? Have to pick up and re-check package and go through security , and change terminal .


    That should be just enough time if your flight from Austin is on-time. What airline are you flying to Taipei?


    I'm flying EVA airline


    We flying Eva airline


    Since both United and Eva are in Star Alliance you should be able to show your Eva confirmation to the United bag agent in Austin and have your bags tagged to Taipei. That way all you have to do in Houston is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • US Immigration and connections at IAH
    Jun 8, 2016
    Am arriving from the UK at 3.45pm on a Thursday in August and aiming to transfer that day to a 6.25pm internal flight. I'm reading nightmare things about queues in US Immigration at IAH, am I going to make my connecting flight??


    You should have enough time.


  • Connecting flights from Houston to Rio de Janeiro
    Jun 7, 2016
    I am traveling to Rio de Janeiro this Sunday. I am flying from Phoenix, Az to Houston to connect to my flight to Rio. I was looking at my layover time and I have 45 mins until my flight leaves to Rio. Since this is an international flight, will this be enough time for us to board our plane? We will have multiple luggage with us as well.We will be arriving in Terminal B and our connecting flight is in Terminal E.


    Yes, that should be enough time if the flight from phoenix is on-time. You will arrive in Terminal C and depart from Terminal E. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


    Thanks for the rapid response!


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