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  • International transfer
    Aug 17, 2014
    my daughter is travelling from Europe to Mexico City via IAH. She holds a UK passport. Does she need to go through the immigration/bag pickup/dropoff process and does she require an ESTA for the short layover between arriving on KLM and departing on Aeromexico? Thanks very much


    All international arrivals at US airports go through FIC process. No ESTA requirement. I suggest to open www.ifly.com/iah, then click on 'Terminal Map' under 'QUICK LINKS', and scroll down to the detailed text, including 'International Arrivals' and Terminal Details.


  • Edmonton to New Orleans
    Aug 15, 2014
    Im arriving to IAH at 11:44am on UA flight 699 from Edmonton Alberta and connecting to MSY on UA 5094 at 12:30pm. What terminal will my MSY flight being departing from and is 46min enough time for the connection? Granted my 1st flight is on time.


    Both of your flights will likely be in Terminal C. 46 mins should be enough time.


  • SJC (San Jose, CA) to IAH to FRA (Frankfurt): 43 minutes in IAH?
    Aug 12, 2014
    Hi, Is 43 minutes enough time in IAH to switch from an incoming United flight from San Jose to an outbound United flight to Frankfurt? Thanks


    Yes, it is enough time if your first flight is on-time but leaves little time for delays. You will arrive in Terminal C and depart from Terminal E which is directly connected to C.


  • Houston Connection Time
    Aug 6, 2014
    I will be flying from New Orleans to Houston on flight UA1741 arriving on Monday, November 10th at 8:21am. My connecting flight (UA701) leaves for San Francisco at 10:00 am. Is 39 minutes really enough time to make the connecting flight?


    Did you mistype? It looks like you have 1 hr 39 mins. Also, yes, you should have enough time even if it's only 39 minutes. Both flights will likely be in Terminal C.


  • Connections
    Aug 5, 2014
    I am coming in from Toronto airport and have 1hr to connect to Guatemala. I am flying with United Airlines and was wondering if I would need to claim baggage or go through customs before connecting.


    You will pre-clear US Immigration and customs in Toronto. Your arrival into IAH will be like a domestic flight. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. The TerminaLink train connects all terminals inside security.


  • connection time
    Aug 1, 2014
    My flight from LAX arrives at IAH at 7:50 pm connecting flight to SCL(Santigo Chile) is 1 hour and 15 min later will I be able to make this connection? do I have have to go back through security and get my luggage???


    No, assuming both of your flights are on United you do not have to go through security or do anything with your baggage, all you have to do is go from your arrival gate, which will likely be in Terminal C to your departure gate in Terminal E. C and E are directly connected.


  • Terminal E to the Marriott Hotel
    Jul 30, 2014
    I'll be checked in at Terminal E on Friday, but need to print out some docs. How long will it take me to get to the Marriott Hotel Business Center. Is it possible? Thanks in advance :)


    THe Inter-Terminal train goes to the marriott - it will take maybe 20 minutes each way.


    Jul 29, 2014
    Arriving UA from LHR connecting to CUN do I have to collect checked baggage and re-check for the onward flight? I am told it would be checked all the way through from LHR


    I recently found out that IAH is part of a pilot program where most passengers traveling on a single International->International connecting itinerary do not have to claim their baggage to go through US Customs. However, please double check this with the United agent in London.


  • 53 min?
    Jul 28, 2014
    Flight 4540 wil arrive at 8:19pm and my connecting flight 350 to SFO will leave 53 minutes later at 9:12 pm. Is 53 minutes enough time to transfer flights?


    Yes, that should be enough time if your first flight is on-time. You will arrive in Terminal B and depart from terminal C or E. The TerminaLink train connects all terminals inside security.


  • Connecting flights
    Jul 27, 2014
    I will be coming from LAX arrival time 7:02 pm and have connecting flight to DTW departing at7:57pm will I have enough time, do I need to go through security again and do you know what gates I would be arriving and departing?


    You should have enough time if your first flight is on-time. You will arrive in Terminal C and depart from B or C. The TerminaLink Train connects all terminals inside security in the event that you have to change terminals.


  • Need to know arriving and departing gates
    Jul 27, 2014
    7/30/14, 10:28 am flight 401 arriving from Logsn; 7/30/14 departing flight .5186 11:59 am to Albuquerque. Would like to know arriving and departing gates


    UA401 will arrive in Terminal C and 5186 will depart from B. C and B are connected by the TerminaLink train inside security.


  • Is 41 minutes enough time?
    Jul 25, 2014
    Flight UA5151 arriving IAH 12:15pm. My departing flight UA1401 from IAH leaves 41 minutes later at 12:56pm. Will I have enough time? I don't know which terminals?


    UA 5151 will arrive in C. UA 1401 will depart from C if domestic and E if international. You should have enough time in either case as C and E are directly connected and all you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate.


  • Den-IAH-POS
    Jul 25, 2014
    My flight is scheduled to arrive in Houston at 12:02 pm and my connecting flight to Port of Spain Trinidad departs at 12:53 pm. Is 51 minutes sufficient time to exit the plane, clear customs and re-check? I need to know if this is possible.


    On your way to POS, you do not have to clear customs and re-check in IAH. You do not go through US Immigration or Customs when leaving the US. You will go through Trinidad Immigration when you get to POS. All you will have to do in IAH is go from your arrival gate in Terminal C to Departure gate in Terminal E. You should have enough time if your first flight is on-time.


    Jul 24, 2014
    Hello, I will be arriving from New York to Houston (terminal C) and taking my next plane to McAllen (terminal B). The problem is I only have an hour. Will it be enough time?


    Yes, if your first flight is on-time that should be enough time. C and B are connected inside security by the TerminaLink train.


  • GUA-IAH-YYZ 1H30M transfer time in IAH
    Jul 24, 2014
    Hi, I am flying GUA-IAH-YYZ-TLV with 1H30M tranfer time in IAH, will this be enough? Please note that I am not an american citizen and need go throw immigration. All the flights are with air Canada. Thanks


    Please check your itinerary. Your GUA-IAH flight will be operated by United. Your IAH-YYZ flight could be operated by United Express OR Air Canada. Who operates it will really impact your connection as if it's operated by Air Canada you will have to take the TerminaLink Train all the way to Terminal A after clearing US Customs and re-checking your baggage, but if it's operated by United Express it will leave from B or C. Your connection time is possible but leaves very little spare time for any delays.


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