Houston Intercontinental (IAH) AIRPORT TERMINAL CONNECTIONS DISCUSSION FORUM
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Hi, I'm flying UA from DEN --> IAH --> Monterrey, MX (MTY). Outbound, I arrive at IAH at 11:09pm with next day flight to MTY at 7:25a. How early should I get to IAH in order to clear security?(possibly PreCheck, I didn't book it and am not sure if KnownTraveler# will carry through, I have no status on UA) On Return flight, I am very nervous. Arrive at IAH at 7:30a, connection to DEN at 9:00a. Is there any hope or should I push for rebooking? Thanks so much. I'll share my experiences when (if) I return.
I would get to the airport at about 5:45 AM. On the return you should be fine if you have Global Entry. It will be close if you don't.
Thanks ZAP. I do have Global Entry, so I'll keep things as they are.
One other question. In your opinion, is the Centurion Lounge nice enough that I should try to be through security in the morning with enough time to check it out?
US citizen arriving at IAH from Buenos Aires on United, connecting on to OKC, also on United. Can I make this in 2 hr 5 min? Or do I need to take next flight to OKC, allowing for 3 hr 50 min layover. Thank you
Personally, I'd book the 3 hr 50 minute, but the 2 hr 5 min is not impossible.
Thank you! I agree - a little breathing room is best!
Hi I am arriving into Houston from New Zealand on 4th Dec at 1.45pm and connecting to Columbus via UA. Flight leaves for Columbus at 3.50 same day. Please could you advise if i will have enough time to make it. Many thanks and appreciation
Yes, that should be enough time if everything goes smoothly.
Hi, I'm flying Delta from LGA to IAH and then Spirit from IAH to SJD (Cabo). I have 81 minutes in between. I assume this is fine, considering it's same terminal so I just go from arrival gate to departure gate (no customs or immgration as I'm leaving US)? Even if I have to leave and re-enter through security, I feel like I definitely have more than enough time?
I'm more worried about the trip back... SJD to IAH on Spirit, then IAH to LGA on Delta. I have 90 minutes in between. Is this enough to clear immigration and customs in terminal D or E, travel to terminal A, go through security and make the second flight? I have global entry and TSA pre check. However, my companion with same itinerary does not...
Any thoughts would be helpful!
I agree that it should be enough on the way there but is borderline impossible on the way back.
Do you think we should cancel and book different flights?
Well, Spirit flights aren't changeable. I guess I would just try it and if you miss it, you'll just have to pay the same day change fee with Delta. It would be cheaper than paying $200 per person now in change fees.
I'll be traveling on December from Caracas airport to Tampa airport, so far I have two flight options: One makes a connection on IAH, and the other one makes a connection on IAH and FLL. Both require terminal changes. What I'd like to know:
Do I have to claim and re-check my bags when I get to IAH or FLL? Both flights are from United, the one that makes the connection on FLL also has a flight from Silver Airways.
In Houston you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, go through security and to your departure gate. I would try to book the flight that goes directly from Houston to Tampa. Connecting to Silver at FLL is a bit of a hassle.
Hi, Is 49 min connection in IAH enough? Not checking bags. Coming from Pittsburgh going to Cabo San Lucas. Flying United. What terminal are we expected to fly into and what terminal will we be flying out of to catch flight to Cabo San Lucas?
That is enough time. You will arrive in Terminal B or C and depart from Terminal E. However, you have no time to spare if the flight from Pittsburgh is late.