Houston Intercontinental (IAH) AIRPORT TERMINAL CONNECTIONS DISCUSSION FORUM

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Hi, I'm traveling from Auckland New Zealand to Toronto do I need to collect my bags? Traveling with Air New Zealand then Air Canada.
Yes, I believe you will have to since neither flight is on United.
I will be returning home on a flight from London to SEA with a 1 hr 40 min layover in IAH (Houston). I will not have any checked baggage. I worry that this is not enough time and could take another return flight, but it has a 3hr 40 min IAH layover.
That should be enough time if everything goes smoothly with no checked bags.
I am being offered an award flight as follows: Edmonton 8:15am - Houston 1:35pm - Houston 2:20pm - Cancun 5:36pm.

This itinerary results in a 45 minute connection. There is US pre-clearance in Edmonton so i would not be going through immigration at IAH. Can someone tell me if there is a typical arrival terminal for Edmonton/Canadian flights and a typical departure terminal for flights to Cancun? This itinerary is also offered on United.com so i would hope that this connection is possible. Any opinions?
You will arrive in Terminal B or C and depart from Terminal E. The Skyway train connects all terminals inside security. It is enough time but doesn't leave much time to spare.
Hi,
I have a flight on Friday from Mexico City to EWR with connection in IAH with 2 h 20 mins. I will arrive to IAH at 3:24 PM Terminal C(or can be E) and departure is at 5:10 PM from Terminal E.
I am not US citizen, so passing security will depend. Is it enough time to make a connection?
You arrive in Terminal E and depart from Terminal E or C. You will have to go through security, everyone does after they clear customs. You should have enough time.
We are traveling from St. Louis to Munich with a connection in Houston. Will we have to grab our checked luggage and recheck before departing to Munich. I have flown through Atlanta and have had to do this, just want to double check.

Thanks!
If both flights are on the same reservation you don't have to claim your bags in Houston on the way to Munich. There is no US Customs when leaving the US.
Hey, I am flying from Warsaw, then Frankfurt to Houston with final destination Guatemala City. I have 1h20min layover in Houston. Will it be enough to change?
Thanks
That is not realistically enough time to get through US Immigration, Customs, and Security.
thanks! one more question: do I have to claim my checked-in luggage?
Since it's international to international all on United, then you don't have to claim your bags in Houston.
I'm flying from Albuquerque to Houston then to Germany. My layover time in Houston is 55 minutes. Will that give me enough time to catch my flight to Germany?
Yes, all you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate if both flights are on the same reservation.
Do I have to go through security coming from Montreal and connecting to Buenos Aires? My flight gives me 1 hour 24 minutes to do it. Thanks!
You pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Montreal. If both flights are on the same reservation then all you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. The Skyway train connects all terminals inside security.
Hi,
I am flying Toronto -> Taipei with a connection in Houston.
will I have to go through security again in Houston?
You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto, so all you have to do in Houston on the way to Taipei is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate if both flights are on the same reservation.
I'm flying Austin to Savannah GA in a week with a layover in Houston. Both flights are United, but my itinerary says I have to change terminals at Houston. Will I have to go through security again in Houston because of the terminal change?
You do not have to go through security again. The Skyway train connects all terminals and gates inside security.