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    Aug 6, 2015


    You will arrive in Terminal C or E and depart from Terminal E. You have barely enough time if your first flight is on-time.


  • IAH OneStop?
    Aug 6, 2015
    Hi, I've gone through the E Terminal immigration process several times and have never noticed the OneStop lines - can someone point me in the right direction?


  • MEX - IAH - AMS / UA
    Jul 29, 2015
    Hi, I'm flying from MEX to AMS via IAH both on UA. I have 2 hours and 10 minutes between flights. I'm a European Union Citizen and have my ESTA / Visa Waiver in place. I would like to know if I need to recover my luggage or will the luggage be booked through all the way to AMS? Thanks in advance!


    Since you are on an International to International connection on United through IAH you should not have to claim your bags in IAH. However, confirm that with United agents in MEX and IAH.


  • Travelling to Europe via IAH
    Jul 21, 2015
    I am travelling from Veracruz to London via IAH. Both flights are international with arrival to terminal E and departure from terminal D. I know that I have to go through immigration control but I have valid only B-1 visa (business visa).Is this type of visa good enough to make transit in IAH airport or I have to have C1-D visa(transit visa)?


    A B-1 Visa is more "powerful" than a C1 Visa, so you can transit on your B-1 Visa.


  • el salvador to new york
    Jul 8, 2015
    Hello, I'm traveling from El Salvador to La Guardia, NY. Connecting in IAH. Will I need to collect my bag at IAH before boarding the next plane? Thanks!!


    Yes, in Houston you will 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.


  • enough time?
    Jul 8, 2015
    my flight arrives from Mexico at 4:45 pm and teminal E and my 2nd flight its at 7 pm, will I have enough time ? how much time do I have to wait on the line for immingration? is it far terminal E from C , how many minutes? Can I go to terminal D in order to visit a lounge and before my fllight in term C? Thanks


    That should be enough time. Terminals C, D, and E are all connected inside security once you go through security again afer going through Immigration and Customs. However, you probably won't have enough time to make it worth going to the lounge.


  • leon, mexico to houston, houston to phila
    Jul 5, 2015
    will an hour and 10 minutes be enough time to clear customs and catch out next flight to phila.


    That is 20 minutes shorter than the recommended minimum connection time. it will be very difficult. You may want to contact United or your travel agent to request a later flight to Philadelphia or earlier flight from Leon.


  • traveling from Paris to Houston with my dog
    Jun 24, 2015
    Arriving from Paris to Bush Intl Airport, are large pets picked up in the same area as one does luggage? Thanks for your help.


    It's the same area, usually with the oversized baggage or at the baggage office.


  • 95 mins connecting flight fromHeathrow via Houston to Bogota
    Jun 21, 2015
    I have a flight with Lufthansa from heathrow to Houston on 2 July arriving at 13.55 with a connecting flight to Bogota at 15.30. Is this enough time? Will I need to collect my bag? What terminals will I need to get from/to?


    Note that your flight to Houston will be operated by United. In Houston you will go through US Immigration and Customs and go through security. You should not have to claim your bag because you are on an international to international connection. You should have enough time.


    Also, both flights will be in Terminal E.


  • 45 mins connection time
    Jun 21, 2015
    I am travelling from Toronto Pearson International to San Jose (Costa Rica) through IAH. I have 45 mins connection time. Would this be enough? I am European.


    Yes, that should be enough time if your first flight is on-time. You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto. All gates at IAH are connected inside security by the TerminaLink train.


  • Weather
    Jun 15, 2015
    Tomorrow afternoon I will be traveling from IAH to Cincinnati, through Atlanta. My flight leaves IAH at 5pm. My fear is delays during the day will cause me to miss my connecting flight in Atlanta for Cincinnati. Given the expected weather tomorrow, what time would you recommend leaving IAH? Are delays expected in the morning? Afternoon?


    Leaving earlier won't help you any, unless Delta issues a waiver allowing you to change your flight to an earlier one, in which case, do that. Storms are obviously less likely and less severe in the morning.


  • MTY IAH YYC Layover Help
    Jun 10, 2015
    I am flying from MTY Mexico to YYC Calgary with a 3 hour layover at IAH. Can I meet someone outside of the airport? Do I have to go through customs or can I do a transit? I have a US Visa. Will I have enough time?


    Once you arrive you will go through US Immigration and Customs and then be outside the secure area. You can then meet with someone if you want to. You will have to go through security before your flight to Calgary.


  • london toronto houston
    Jun 9, 2015
    My daughter is coming in from London via Toronto. Does she clear customs in Toronto? Her flight itinerary shows that she comes in terminal A.


    Yes, she will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto. Yes, Air Canada flights do arrive in Terminal A in Houston.


  • Porter service for connecting flights?
    May 30, 2015
    I will be flying into Houston from Grand Cayman and Connecting to Vancouver(YVR). Will need to go through US customs/immigration, claim my luggage, and recheck it. I will be connecting from terminal E to C. I will have 3 very large bags with me, is there a porter service to assist me in carrying my luggage between terminals?


    If you purchased your tickets together you will not have to claim your baggage since you are on an International to International connection. You will just have to go through Immigration and Security. Even if you did have to claim your bags, you would not have to transport them between terminals.


  • Gate E 8
    May 22, 2015
    Thursday, May 20th 7am. lost ipad in black keyboard case, please contact if located.


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