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  • Connection
    Jul 27, 2015
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    I'm traveling from London to lax via Houston and i have only 60 min. is necessary to go to passport office to check in or i must go direct to my other connection.

     

    Yes, in Houston you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, then re-check your bags at the re-check desk, then go through security and to your gate. The minimum time to do this is 90 minutes and I recommend 2 hours. Contact your travel agent or United to get rebooked on a later flight to LAX. They should do this without a change fee as this is an illegal connection.

     

  • Connecting flights
    Jul 27, 2015
    1
    Hi I'm a british citizen & I'm flying from Miami to San Francisco and we stop off at Houston IAH aiport, I only have 40 minutes between my flight from Miami landing & then departing from Houston. I'm flying with United Airlines, will 40 mind be enough time? I'll have checked a bag in at Miami & will I need to go through customs again ( I did this we I arrived at Miami) ?? Thanks

     

    You do not go through Customs on domestic flights. All you have to do in Houston is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. 40 minutes is enough time if your first flight is on-time. Both flights will likely be in Terminal C.

     

  • Enough time ?
    Jul 25, 2015
    1
    Flying from Guatemala and going to Paris through Houston and Chicago, we just have 1h15 to go from terminal E to the terminal C. Is it enough ? Do we need ESTA ? We are Europeen and we can change the time btw.

     

    That will be very difficult. The minimum international to Domestic connection time at IAH is 90 minutes. Yes, you will have to complete ESTA.

     

  • International connection and baggage re check-in?
    Jul 24, 2015
    1
    Hi, I'm arriving to IAH from Europe on July 31st and need to catch my connection flight to Guatemala. Do I need to pick up my luggage, go through customs and re check-in again (drop the luggage agian, etc) to take my connection? How long are waiting lines for customs at around 18:00 on a friday? Thanks a lot in advance.

     

    Since you are on an International to International connection on United through IAH you should not have to claim and re-check your bags. I can't accurately predict immigration and customs wait times, but 90 minutes should be sufficient for your transfer and 2 hours is even better.

     

  • 40 mins enough layover time to get from Terminal C to E?
    Jul 23, 2015
    1
    Hi there I have a return flight on 15-Aug from Aruba landing at IAH at 20:10 (Terminal C) and my next flight departing IAH to UK at 20:50 from IAH Terminal E. I'm concerned I may not make this latter flight. Will I have enough time? Do I have to go through security? What is the fastest way to get from Terminal C to E. Any help will be most appreciated.

     

    No need to ask the same question twice.

     

  • Connecting from international to regional/domestic flight
    Jul 21, 2015
    1
    I will be coming in from an international flight, landing in Terminal D at IAH. I need to then proceed to the domestic/regional terminal (Terminal B?)in order to catch a flight to Little Rock. These flights are not under the same reservation as I purchased them separately. Is it possible to check-in for the Little Rock flight at Terminal D, after customs? Or must I collect my luggage and proceed to Terminal B and check-in at the Terminal B check-in counter? Thanks in advance.

     

    No, You must collect your baggage and take it to a United Check-In counter. since you are departing Terminal B, it would be best to take the Inter-Terminal Train to Terminal B and use the check-in counter there. Note that you will also have to pay a checked bag fee. You could check in and pay for your bags online before you leave on your first flight saving you a little time in Houston.

     

  • Connecting to Air China
    Jul 20, 2015
    2
    I am flying Wednesday from Tulsa (UAL) to Beijing (Air China). I have two large checked bags. Do I need to claim these and recheck? How can I get with my bags to Terminal D?

     

    If both tickets were purchased on the same reservation all you have to do in Houston is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. The TerminaLink train connects all terminals inside security.

     

    Really? That would be great - when I've flown out of LAX I always had to recheck because of changing airlines.

     

  • Need wheelchair assistance and dont have much time between flights
    Jul 20, 2015
    1
    I have a connecting flight thorugh Houston from Brazil to Canada, I need wheelchair assistance between terminals, I arrive at Terminal E and depart from Termnal A. Do I have to go through security again and will I have time? I'm not a seasoned traveller so am more than a bit nervous.

     

    Yes, you will have to go through security again in Terminal A, but the Wheelchair assistance person will bring you to the front of the line. I don't know if you have time because you didn't post how much time you have.

     

  • IAH to Calgary
    Jul 20, 2015
    1
    We have flight tomorrow out of IAH to Calgary. What terminal is this flight out of?

     

    Check flight status on United.com and it will tell you!

     

  • Terminals
    Jul 20, 2015
    1
    coming into terminal c from EWR and have to go to terminal E for Cancun. Do I have to re check bags and go through security. Are terminal far from each other

     

    No, there is no US Customs when leaving the US. C and E are connected to each other. All you have to do is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.

     

  • UA4990 (B81) UA401 (C45)
    Jul 16, 2015
    1
    I have connecting flight layover of 45 minutes in IAH. Most probably arriving flight UA4990 (From CVG) will come on B81 and UA401 will come on C45. Will 45 minutes be enough for walk from B81 to C45 and catch the flight UA401 to SFO.

     

    You can't walk from B to C. you have to take the TerminaLink train, but yes, 45 minutes should be barely enough time.

     

  • 1 hour layover
    Jul 15, 2015
    2
    Hi my family and I have a flight tomorrow 16th July from SFOat 6.01am lands Houston 12.01pm then connecting flight to George Town at 1.04pm, will this give us enough time to catch our connecting flight?

     

    That should be enough time. You should be able to just walk between gates.

     

    Thank you!

     

  • MUC-IAH-YVR: Is transit time in Houston of 1.45h sufficient?
    Jul 15, 2015
    1
    Hi, we are travelling (with checked-in luggage) from Munich (Germany) to Houston with Air Canada carried out by United and have 1h45min stop until our next flight with Air Canada to Vancouver (Canada) which is our final destination. Is this enough time for the transit? Do we need as Germans a Visa for the transit? Will we need to re-check-in our luggage and go through Security? Many thanks in advance!

     

    German citizens do not need a Visa to visit or transit the United States, however, you do need to complete ESTA. Since you are on an International to International connection through Houston on United you should not have to claim and re-check your bags, however, you will have to go through US Immigration, customs, and security. You should have enough time if everything goes smoothly.

     

  • Quito-IAH-ORD
    Jul 14, 2015
    1
    United flight arrive at 05:20 at terminal E and united flight to Chicago leaves at 7:15 from terminal C. Will this be enough time to clear immigration, claim baggage and rechecking them??

     

    Yes, that should be enough time.

     

  • MIA > YVR with a connection in IAH
    Jul 11, 2015
    1
    MIA > IAH arrival time at 5:05pm Layover in IAH for 40 minutes IAH > YVR departure time at 5:45pm Will this be enough time for the connection? How far will we have to travel between gates?

     

    That's enough time if your first flight is on-time. All gates in IAH are connected inside security. Both flights will probably be in Terminal C.

     





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