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  • I have one hour 7 minutes from terminal b to A, different airlines
    Nov 20, 2015
    no baggage, TSA precheck, do I have to go through security again? Thanks so much


    All terminals are connected inside security by the Skyway/TerminaLink train. So if you are already checked in for your second flight, you'll have enough time.


  • 40 minutes connection time
    Nov 19, 2015
    will 40 minutes be enough time to my next fly, from terminal Ato terminal E?


    If both tickets are on the same reservation it's possible but leaves no time to spare in case the first flight is delayed. If it's two separate reservations, no, that wouldn't be possible.


  • 59 Min. Connection time
    Nov 19, 2015
    I have a flight from Washington to Hawaii with a connection at IAH of 59 minutes on Dec. 11. Will that be enough? Both flights are United.


    Yes, that should be enough time as long as the first flight is on-time. All you have to do in Houston is walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • 1 hour- 1 hour 14 minute time between connecions
    Nov 19, 2015
    I am coming from SFO and have 1 gour 14 minutes layover to fly to TPA on the way to florida and I have an hour layover on the way back. No checked luggaes and it's all united. Do you think it's a realistic plan?


    Yes, that should be enough time. All gates at IAH are connected inside security.


  • FRA - IHA - CUN
    Nov 19, 2015
    I have a flight from FRA to Cancun via Houston. I have 2 hours in Houston, will this be enough time to make the Connection?


    Yes, that should be enough time.


  • MSY-IAH-YYC time
    Dec 8, 2015
    Just wondering if our 1h 6min layover time is sufficient to catch our our flight to Calgary, coming from New Orleans into Houston on Jan. 5, 2016.


    All flights on United, btw.


    Yes, that should be enough time. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. All gates in Houston are connected inside security.


    Hello. I am concerned about my connecting flight in IAH. I have 1 hour 30 min to get from Terminal E to terminal A. Do I have to go through security, if so do I have enough time? And do I have any other obstacles to get through?


  • cun-iah-slc
    Nov 17, 2015
    trying to figure out how much of a layover is needed for vacatin. going from slc to houston, the cancun, just a terminal change is needed. i'm guessing this can happen in and hour and 15 minutes. coming home from vacation though, coming from cancun with a stop in houston then on to salt lake. am i understanding it right that i will have to collect checked baggage, go through customs, the recheck for my final destination? is and hour and a half feasible? or should i take a longer layover? thanks!


    Yes, on your way to Houston all you will have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate, but on your way back you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags, and go through security in Houston. 90 minutes is considered the bare minimum to do that. If longer is feasible I recommend it, but 90 minutes is possible.


    great. that helps! thanks!


  • AMS-IAH-DFW transfer time
    Nov 17, 2015
    I am planning on flying from Amsterdam to Dallas on December 28 with United Airlines. I will have to transfer at Houston International Airport in the afternoon. Would 2 hours be enough transfer time, or do I need more time to get through customs, pick up luggage and to the proper gate.


    2 hours should be enough time, although that will be a busy day. If a 3 hour connection is available I might opt for that instead.


    Thank you for the quick reply! There is a 3.5 hour connection available. I might just opt for that and have a bite at the airport. Would the Tuesday 29th be less busy?


    They'll be about the same busy-ness.


  • BA Terminal E 6.30pm -> Spirit Terminal A 9.05pm
    Nov 16, 2015
    Is there enough time to clear custom and immigration, change terminal and get to our Spirit flight to SAN at 9:05 if we arrive on BA at 6:30? Thanks Nadir


    It's possible but leaves very little time to spare. Once you claim your bags and clear customs you will take the "Subway"/"Inter-Terminal Train" outside security from Terminal D to Terminal A to re-check your bags with Spirit.


  • Flight from Honduras to London through IAH
    Nov 16, 2015
    We have a flight booked with United from Tegucigalpa to London on Dec 23. There is a layover in IAH of 2hrs 30 min. Will that be enough time to catch connection to London? Do we have to claim and recheck baggage?


    Yes, that should be enough time. You should not have to claim and re-check your baggage although you should confim that with the United agents in London and Houston. You will have to go through US Immigration, customs, and security.


    Feb 17, 2016
    I am flying from Frankfurt to Lima via Huston. Is it possible to have my bag checked in through to Lima? I have 1:55m to get from gate to gate. will that be enough?


    United does have International to International baggage in place in Houston but confirm it with the United agents in Frankfurt and Houston. You will still have to go through US Immigration, Customs, and Security. You should have enough time as long as your flight from Houston is on-time.


    Yeah just for the record... there is not international to international anything in Huston. I checked in Fra and with the United agent on the phone and they both told me that the time is enough and that I would be fine. However I packed in a carry on and my colleague ,made the mistake to check in the bag - I made it to Lima as scheduled, he did not.. cause the baggage claim was sooo slow he missed the flight to Lima :(


  • Costa Rica to Houston to Dallas
    Nov 13, 2015
    My flight got changed by United. My incoming flight from Costa Rica arrives at 7:57pm. My outgoing flight to Dallas leaves at 9:15pm. Is that enough time to clear customs in the late evening? All flights are United and booked under the same ticket, so I would think they will handle the luggage transfer.


    You will arrive in Terminal E, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, then go through security and to your departure gate in Terminal B or C. It's barely enough time as long as your flight from Costa Rica is on-time. That short of a time is only possible because as you said, it's fairly late in the evening and there shouldn't be long lines.


    I have to get my bags? United doesn't handle the transfer?


    Your bags will be tagged through to Dallas but you have to claim your bags to bring them through US Customs in Houston. This is a federal law. You can then re-check them at a re-check desk right after.


  • Houston to Mexico City
    Nov 10, 2015
    Flying United Toronto-Denver-Houston-Mexico City on the downward leg and only have 38 minutes to make the connection in Houston arriving terminal c departing terminal e , IS THIS ENOUGH TIME. Thank you PS flying close to xmas this was the best I could do.


    It's possible as long as the first flight is on-time.


  • from san josé to toronto
    Nov 14, 2015
    Hi ! Will be traveling from san josé costa rica to Toronto, CA, connecting in houston. Do I have to recheck my luggages ? And if so where can I get them...is it somewhere special for connection flight?s


    You should not have to claim your baggage in Houston because you are on an international to International connection, but confirm that with the United agents in Houston when you arrive.


    When you arrive at the international terminal in Houston from sjo you will be in an enclosed area that will force you through immigration then baggage claim carousel then customs then recheck then you go back through security. No one will force you to pick up your bags. But if you want them to have the best chance of traveling with you then definitely pick them up and recheck them.


  • Piorirty immmigration and customs
    Nov 9, 2015
    Hi, I may be flying through Hoston to San Jose coming from London. the connection time is very short, (75 min)but I will be flying business class and with only carry on. Does the airport have priority lanes for immigration and customs for business travellers?


    There is a priority lane because you will not have checked baggage and you will be the first off the plane. There will also be a priority line at security because you are business class. You should have barely enough time if your flight from London arrives on-time.


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