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  • Connection time
    Oct 13, 2014
    1
    We fly in from New Orleans arriving at 1833 then need to catch an international flight to heathrow at 1915 Is that enough time to get our connecting flight

     

    If both flights are on United, yes that should be enough time. The TerminaLink train connects all terminals inside security.

     

  • Am I going to make it
    Oct 11, 2014
    4
    hello! I am landing in Houston at 7:02PM OCT 14th and have to make an international connection flight to Istanbul, Turkey at 8:00PM the same day. 2 questions. Am I going to make the flight considering i do everything I have to to go thru for an int flight? Im flying with 2 different airlines United from New Orleans to Houston and Turkish from Houston to Istanbul do i have to pick up my luggage and do the check in agin in Houston or its possible for it to go all the way from NOLA to Istanbul, Turkey? one more question! If i do bring checked luggage and i do have to go thru check in again in Houston can I still make the flight to Istanbul? Thank you so much in advance!!! thanks!!!

     

    and I have 2 separate tickets!! Thanks again!!

     

    The problem is the separate tickets. If you had bought one ticket you would be checked in for both flights in New Orleans and your baggage would be checked through to Istanbul. However, with two separate tickets, you will have to ask the agent in New Orleans to check your bag through to Istanbul and he or she may not be able to check you in to that flight. You really should have asked BEFORE you booked that flight. You really need to arrive earlier into Houston if you're going to be using two separate tickets.

     

    Turkish Airlines and United are partners (both are members of Star Alliance) and they should be able to check you in for both flights, but I would recommend calling United in New Orleans to see if they can check you in for the Turkish flight to Istanbul. I have the exact same scenario in January: Dallas-IAH on United, then IAH-IST on Turkish. There's no option to buy the ticket as one (seems so ridiculous) so I had to buy two tickets also. Good luck getting through!

     

    Thank you!!

     

  • 1 hr 50 min layover in IAH? International to domestic
    Oct 13, 2014
    3
    Hi, I will be arriving in IAH from Tokyo (NRT) at 1.45pm with flight UA6. My next flight to Austin (AUS) is at 3.35pm also with United operated by ExpressJetAirlines flight UA4623. Do I have enough time to clear custom and immigration? I am not US Citizen.

     

    Yes, you will arrive in Terminal E, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, then re-check your bags with United at the transfer desk. Then you will go to the departures level, go through security then take the TerminaLink train to your departure gate which will likely be in Terminal B.

     

    Flying toronto to belize through iah, only 1 hr connection time. I that enough? Will we have to go through customs?

     

    You will go through US Immigration and Customs in Toronto. 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. You should have enough time.

     

  • Security Check Points
    Oct 6, 2014
    1
    Are there security check points at each terminal? I have a connecting flight in Terminal E. I will be coming from outside security and will need to pass through again.

     

    Yes, every terminal has its own security checkpoints.

     

  • 34Minute Connection: Domestic to International
    Oct 5, 2014
    2
    Hi, United changed our flights, so now we only have 34 minutes to make the transfer from our plane arriving from Houston and then leaving on our flight to Liberia, Costa Rica. Is 34 minutes enough time to make this international connection? Thanks.

     

    United uses Terminals TA, TB, TC & TE. Its international departures are from TE. I suggest you open www.ifly.com/iah, then click on 'Terminal Map' under 'QUICK LINKS', and scroll down to the text - paying attention particularly to 'Getting Around" & TERMINAL DETAILS.

     

    The TerminaLink train connects all terminals inside security. If your first flight is on-time you should be OK but there's little time to spare in case of any delays.

     

  • 57 mins layover time
    Sep 30, 2014
    1
    I am flying to IAH from DSM. I have a 57 min lay over time before i board for Cancun. Is this enough time? United just changed our flights and I cant change it. Thanks!

     

    Yes, that should be enough time. You will likely arrive in Terminal B and depart from Terminal E. The TerminaLink train connects all Terminals inside security.

     

  • term c-b
    Sep 30, 2014
    1
    My flight lands at 12:09 at c-45 from okc with a connection at b1 to crw with a boarding time of 12:25. Will I make it?

     

    Yes, that should be enough time. The TerminaLink train connects all terminals inside security.

     

  • Connection between GSP and NSY
    Sep 28, 2014
    3
    We have a layover time in IAH of 57 minutes. Is this enough time to transfer between terminals B & C and do we need to go through security again in IAH as part of the connection process?

     

    Sorry, meant MSY

     

    And I am flying with United on Thanksgiving weekend !!!

     

    No, you do not need to go through security. The TerminaLink train connects all terminals inside security. You should have enough time if your first flight is on-time.

     

  • From Term A to TerB ticket counter, need to go through Security first?
    Sep 28, 2014
    1
    I have 1:20 from arrival in Term A, gate 17-19 to get to my United flight in Term B. I need to check 2 bags and get boarding passes at Untied in Term B. Do I really need to go through Security before I check my bags at the Untied ticket counter? Basically, is this enough time?

     

    What airline are you flying into Terminal A? United has a check in counter at Terminal A. You can probably use that. Then you will go back through security in Terminal A and then take the TerminaLink train to Terminal B (if that is actually where you are departing).

     

  • Connection to San Jose, Costa Rica
    Sep 26, 2014
    2
    Is 45 min enough time to transfer from a United from Denver - San Jose, Costa Rica

     

    Yes, if your first flight is on-time. You will arrive in Terminal C or E and depart from Terminal E, which is directly connected to C.

     

    Thank you for your response

     

  • international to domestic transfer time
    Oct 12, 2014
    4
    Arrive from Costa Rica on United UA1517 at 7:38pm and depart for San Francisco on UA1178. It has 1 hour 27 min for transfer. Is that enough time? Thank you.

     

    That is slightly below the minimum connection time but you should be OK. If you do miss your connection United operates many IAH-SFO flights but I don't know if there will be one later than the 9PM flight you're already booked on.

     

    Do you know the terminals? Thank you!

     

    You will arrive in E and depart from C.

     

    We are flying from toronto to belize, through IAH. We will on.y have one hour connection time. Is that enough time? Do we have to go throug customs?

     

  • Terminal
    Sep 23, 2014
    1
    We will arrive with UA59 from AMS at 13.45 and our connection to SFO will leave at 15.28 UA404. UA shortened our connection with 20 minutes. Makes me a little nervous, I would hate missing our flight to SFO. Which terminal will we arrive and depart? How do we travel between these terminals?

     

    Yes, that should be enough time. You will arrive in Terminal E and depart from Terminal C, which is directly connected to E. Upon arrival you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags with United, then go through security.

     

  • 1:35
    Sep 22, 2014
    3
    Im arriving to IAH at 19:40 from Istanbul, Turkey at terminal D and have a connecting flight to MSY from terminal B at 9:16. can i make it?

     

    i mean 20:16

     

    Arriving at 19:40 terminal D from Turkey and going to New Orleans from terminal D(united) at 21:16. can i make the flight to MSY?

     

    Yes, that should be enough time if your first flight is on-time. Your flight to New Orleans will actually operate from Terminal B or C. However, all terminals are connected inside security by the TerminaLink train.

     

  • QRO - IAH - ORD connection
    Sep 22, 2014
    1
    Good day. I'm arriving IAH at 8:53 AM from QRO (Terminal E) to take a plane to ORD (Terminal C) at 10.22. Is this enough time?

     

    Yes, that should barely be enough time.

     

  • Grand Cayman to San Antonio, Connection 1 hr 20 min at IAH
    Sep 22, 2014
    1
    Arriving from GCM to IAH at 7:44 pm on Dec 31st Will I be able to clear customs and make my connecting flight IAH to SAT departing at 9:05 pm? - All United Airlines flights)

     

    That is below the minimum allowed connection time. however, I doubt there are any later flights to San Antonio so you might as well try it.

     





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