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  • From terminal C to E in 1 hour,20 min
    Dec 9, 2014
    Dear all, im travelling next week from Munich (Germany) to Houston and have 1 hour and 20 min for changing from Gate C to E where im supposed to catch my flight to Bogota (Colombia). Do you think this is possible? Or what are your suggestions regarding this theme? im so worried about this. I arrive at 14:20 and leaving at 15:40.. Thank you very much for helping me!


    That is 10 minutes below the minimum time, but having no checked bags will save you some time. Both of your flights will be in Terminal E. Upon arrival in E, you will go through US Immigration and Customs, then go back to the departure level and through security.


    Thank you so much for your answer! I have one bag that im going to check in Munich :( and this is not going directly to bogota. That will delay me more :( you still think i could make it?


    Yes, you should still have enough time, but barely. If both of your flights are on united and you purchased your tickets together you may not have to claim your bag in Houston since you are on an International to International connection. Ask the agent in Munich.


  • How good of shape do I need to be in?
    Dec 8, 2014
    Looking at United flights from ORD to IAH to Merida, Mexico. Layover in IAH is 41 minutes. Enough time to make the flight to Mexico? I'm not sure how much distance there is between the domestic terminal and the international. And even if I can make the connection, thoughts on whether my luggage makes it?


    It's possible. You do have to move quickly and your first flight has to be on-time.


  • Can we make it
    Dec 7, 2014
    In Feb. we arrive from Seattle at 2:42 PM and fly out to Lima, Peru at 3:55 PM. Both flights are on United. We'll have carry on luggage only. Do we have enough time to make the connection?


    Yes, that is plenty of time. All you have to do at IAH is walk from your arrival gate (in terminal C or E) to your departure gate in Terminal E.


  • Time between terminal d and e
    Dec 7, 2014
    I have a connection flight to buenos aires arriving from monterrey. I arrive at 7:46pm (gate time arrival) and boarding for the flight to buenos aires begins at 8:15pm departing at 9 pm. Bags will be sent all the way to buenos aires. Seems i arrive with united airlines to terminal d or e and leave from c16 with united airlines as well. Will i make it?


    1 hr 14 minutes for an International->International connection is really pushing it. Your first flight will have to be early and you will have to hurry.


  • Costa Rica connection to Calgary
    Dec 4, 2014
    We are looking at a flight from Liberia, Costa Rica to IAH with only a 1 hour 14 minute connection time for the flight to Calgary. I am unsure if the terminals are different. Is this enough time?


    That's 16 minutes below the minimum connection time for such a connection. You can try it but it will depend on your inbound flight being on time, preferably early. You will arrive in Terminal E and depart from Terminal A if flying Air Canada or C if on United.


  • Edmonton - Houston - New Orleans
    Dec 4, 2014
    I am flying from Edmonton to New Orleans, via Houston. I am assuming our bags will be checked right through. Will I have to go through security again to board flight to New Orleans. I am wondering, if I buy Duty Free (alcohol) in Edmonton, will I be able to carry it on with me on my flight to New Orleans?


    You will not have to go through security as long as you take the TerminaLink train between terminals in Houston (if you need to change Terminals).


  • Belize to San Diego with 85 min connection in IAH
    Dec 3, 2014
    Hello, please tell me if I might make the following connection on October 14: UA 1406 arriving at 7:35 pm connecting to UA 1687 leaving at 9:00 pm. I have carry-on only and a Global Passport.


    That is 5 minutes below the published minimum time but you will probably be OK.


  • Do we have enougth time as a family
    Dec 3, 2014
    United changed our flight schedule and now we arrive with a party of 6 into IAH at 2:00 PM from Amsterdam on December 20, 2014 and our connecting flight is at 3.37 PM to Denver. Do we have enough time to recheck our baggage and go through immigration? do we have to go through security once again?


    Yes, that shouldl be enough time. Yes, after you re-check your baggage you will go through security.


  • Connection Question, Domestic Flight
    Dec 2, 2014
    I'm trying to plan a trip from DCA to Las Vegas. Is a 41 minute layover enough time between flights?


    Yes but it doesn't leave much time for delays. Both flights will likely be in terminal c.


  • Connection Question
    Dec 2, 2014
    I am arriving on an United flight from Monroe, LA at 4:55 and my Qatar Airways flight leaves at 6:16pm. I think I have made a booking mistake and will not have enough time to get my luggage and checked in at Qatar Airways. What do you think??? Thank you.


    Yes, that is not enough time. You will have to change your flights.


  • Security
    Dec 2, 2014
    I'm flying from Calgary to Houston and arriving in Terminal A. My connecting flight leaves from Terminal B. Will I have to go back through security to switch terminals?


    No, you will not. The TerminaLink train connects Terminal A and Terminal B inside security.


  • 55 minute connection
    Dec 1, 2014
    I'm considering booking a flight from Grand Junction to Lima, Peru through IAH with a 55 minute layover. Is 55 minutes enough time to catch the connecting flight?


    Yes, that should be enough time. The TerminaLink train connects all terminals inside security.


  • 1 hour 10 minute International Connection
    Dec 1, 2014
    I'm flying from San Jose, Costa Rica to London via Houston on United. My flight from Costa Rica arrives to Houston at 8:00 pm and my connection leaves at 9:10 pm. I know I have to go through customs/immigration and I heard I might have to recheck my bags. Is an hour enough to make my connection? Thank you in advance


    That isn't really enough time. 90 minutes is the minimum connection time.


  • enough time to catch connecting flight
    Nov 30, 2014
    will fly YEG Canada, arriving Houston at 5.13 with United 1108 and next flight with United to San Jose Costa Rica UA 1055 at 7.20 am on March28. It is the start of Spring Break and I am worried two hours will not be enough to catch our next flight. Any idea what terminal we will arrive and if we have enough time. Travelling with 3 teens.


    2 hours should be plenty of time. You will arrive in Terminal C and depart from Terminal E. You should pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Edmonton, so your arrival into Houston will be like a domestic flight. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • 2 hr 35 min layover
    Nov 28, 2014
    On December 15 I will arrive to IAH from Amsterdam, connecting to Mexico City. My flight from Amsterdam arrives to Houston at 1:35 PM and my next flight departs for Mexico City at 4:10 PM, having 2 hr 35 min to connect. Is that enough time? Thanks!


    That should be plenty of time.


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