Houston Intercontinental (IAH) AIRPORT TERMINAL CONNECTIONS DISCUSSION FORUM

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Hi, I'm scheduled to arrive at IAH at 8:38 AM then I need to connect on a 9:08 flight from IAH to Belize.. will I have enough time? Do I need to pick up luggage and check it back in or is it transferred to connecting flight? I did this trip before but I can't remember. Please let me know.
On the way to Belize all you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate, but only 30 minutes is still pretty risky.
We have booked a BA flight LHR to IAH on 17 December. It arrives at 13:50 into Terminal E. We have a short layover before our onward flight on United leaving for Cancun at 13:45 (also from Terminal E).

We are both EU citizens. Our bags will only be checked to IAH.

Will we have to clear US immigration and customs before heading over to United's check in desk?

Sorry I meant to say the onward flight to Cancun leaves at 15:45
Yes, you will have to go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, then take your bags to the United check-in desk, then go through security and to your departure gate. This is a very difficult connection, bordering on impossible.
Hello. We're planning a trip from AKL (NZ) transferring at IAH then connecting on domestic flight to MSY. How long should we allow to clear customs, pick up luggage and get to the domestic terminal?
If everything is on the same reservation, 2 hours is sufficient, if it's two separate reservations, 3 hours.
Hi,

I have a coming flight from Phoenix to Mexico with a stopover in Houston IAH of only 38 min, is this doable? or I will miss the connection?

I have a mexican passport with visa
That is possible. 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.
My kids and I are flying to HNL on United out of terminal C. We plan on arriving to the airport at least 2 hours early to go through security. If we have plenty of time to go to the centurion lounge in terminal D- how much time does it generally take to get from D/E back to C gates on the skytram?
Honolulu flights almost always use Terminal E.
Hi,
I'll be flying from London to Managua with a 1:35h connection in IAH (flight UA879 and then UA1421). Does it seem reasonable ? The next flight to Managua is the next day so I really don't want to miss this connection.
That is just enough time if everything goes perfectly.
Thanks! It seems that I both land and take-off in Terminal E, which is already good news. I hope people in the line will be nice with us :)
NRT(UA)-IAH(UA)-MEX
Do I need picup my baggage at IAH? OR MEX?
Since it's International to International all on United through Houston, you don't need to claim your bags in Houston, but you will still need to go through US Immigration, Customs, and Security.
Thank you sir, Is it all company same rule? my friend go there by NH and UA.
If he is flying ANA from Japan he WILL have to claim his bags in Houston and re-check them at the re-check desk.
Okey its ONLY UA airline rule.
so He hav to pick up the baggage and check again and I just go custom area. Thank you so much.
Flying in from Port of Spain- flight lands at 2:15PM at Terminal E. Next flight is at 4:03 PM -not sure which terminal. Would I have enough time to clear and board?
Your flight to San Francisco will depart from C or E. You have enough time if the flight from Trinidad is on-time and everything goes smoothly.
I have a Japanese passport and have to make a transite from NRT (Japan) to BOG (Colombia) and I have only 100 minutes. There is possible to make this connection?
Must add. I have a Japanese passport and I'm using the same airline in both flights.
That should be enough time if the flight from Tokyo is on-time.
what gate numbers do flights from Puerto Rico tend to land? Our flight lands at 10 AM and our flight out leaves at 10:35 AM. What gate number is two flights from Houston to San Francisco tend to leave?
Hi, I have a flight in a couple months with a 23 hour layover in Houston from Central America to Canada. Obviously, I'll be staying at a hotel, but I'm wondering whether I need to take my luggage with me to the hotel or if it is left at the airport waiting for the next flight.
Due to the length of your layover, you will have to claim your bags and then re-check it before your flight to Canada.