Houston Intercontinental (IAH) AIRPORT TERMINAL CONNECTIONS DISCUSSION FORUM

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I am taking a flight from CRP to IAH, which arrives at 2:05 pm at either terminal B or C. Then, on a separate ticket with British Airways, I leave at 4:00 at terminal D. Is that enough time between gates for security and arrival to gate? I will take carry on baggage.
With carry-ons I think that is enough time. If you are able to check in online you can go straight to your departure gate on the Skyway train without going through security.
I will fly To IAH with a carry on bag on a domestic flight on one ticket with United; then, with a separate ticket, I will fly out of IAH British Airways to London and then to Rome. My questions are two: do I have to go through security, customs, and/or immigration before heading to British Airlines? or do I get on the Sky train to tgo straight to the international terminal and then my passport will be checked at the gate? I have a two-hour layover when arriving in IAH terminal B or C to get to British Airways in terminal D. Dio I have time?
Hi. We have Global Entry. We are traveling from Budapest on KLM arriving in IAH at 1:05. Can we make a 3:00 flight on United? That's 1:55 hours. Thank you!
With checked bags that would be pretty difficult. With no checked bags I think that would be enough time.
Thinking about taking a domestic flight from
Nashville to Honolulu with a two hour layover at IAH. Would this be enough time? It would on United. I'm not sure if I will have to go through security again.
Yes, that is enough time. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. If you have to change terminals the Skyway train connects all terminals inside security. You don't have to go through security again.
Flying from SJO (Costa Rica) to FRA (Frankfurt) 1:15h connecting time. Same airline.
Do I have to recheck bags?
Is there enough connecting time?
You have to go through US Immigration, Customs, and Security but do not have to claim and re-check your bags. This is a very difficult connection, bordering on impossible.
Thanks!
Reading this makes me think no but I'm a Canadian citizen flying from Canada to mexico all through united but with only an hour layover at iah. Is this even remotely possibly enough time? would be at 10 in the morning.
Yes, that is enough time. You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Canada. All you have to do in Houston is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.
Thank you! On the return flight though it is the same flying from Mexico with a stop at IAH on to Canada. All on united. There is a 1h45m layover. Is this enough time?
Yes, that is enough time if everything goes smoothly.
I noticed there's a terminal change as well. Won't tell me which terminal though. If I just have carry on luggage will this be okay? Was also thinking about downloading the mobile passport app, Does this actually speed up the process? I've heard of other airports having dedicated lines for app users is this true at IAH?
Hello i'm flying with united from León Méx to salt lake city i have to make a connection with 2:20 hrs in Houston do i have to re-check baggaged ? Go trough immigration and security... Is there enough time? Thanks
Yes, you have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, go through security and to your departure gate. You have enough time.
On april 14 will be flying into IAH from SJD on way to New Orleans both on United. Which would be the better choice?
2 hours is doable, but 4 hours is pretty much risk free. If you don't mind the longer layover, than pick 4 hours.
Hello! I will be arriving at IAH Terminal E at 05:30am from Sao Paulo. My next flight is at 08:45. Is it enough time at this airport to get through security and changing to terminal C. Thanks!
Yes, that is plenty of time.
I have 1:38 hr to connect from the Cayman Islands to Portland, OR through IAH, both legs on UA. I have Global Entry and carry on only, but some limited mobility. Is this sufficient time to make connections after Customs?.
With Global Entry and carry-ons only that should be enough time.
I will be making a connection from New York and arriving at the IAH terminal at 10:49 a.m., my next flight is at 11:30 a.m. to New Orleans Will I have enough time to make it to my plane?
Yes, that is enough time if the first flight is on-time. If you have to change terminals the Skyway train connects all terminals inside security.