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  • Connecting to international flight
    Mar 27, 2016
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    I am flying from Ohio to Atlanta and then on to st. Lucia. Do I have to go through additional security when arriving at my flight in Atlanta. Is a 45min. Layover long enough. I am flying Delta and am unfamiliar etih the Atlanta airport and international flights.

     

    There is no additional security. You just take the plane train from your arrival concourse to concourse E or F where you depart. You have just enough time if everything goes smoothly.

     

  • Time needed between domestic connections in Terminal S
    Mar 26, 2016
    1
    will a make a connection between flights (37 min) in Termianl S?

     

    Yes, if the first flight is on-time that is barely enough time. The Plane Train connects all concourses inside security.

     

  • From LH Intl to Southwest
    Mar 26, 2016
    1
    Green card holder - arriving into Atl on LH from FRA connecting to Southwest flight to MCO (Orlando), three questions: Is there a check in counter for Southwest after customs ? How do I get to Southwest C gates after I exit customs ? Min connection time will with separate tickets ?

     

    No, Southwest does not have a check in counter in the International Terminal. After you clear customs you will have to take the shuttle bus to the S terminal and and then go to the Southwest desk there. You need at least 3 hours between flights.

     

  • FROM TERMINAL I TO TERMINAL S
    Mar 25, 2016
    1
    I'm flying from Paris to Atlanta with Air France and I will arrive in Terminal I (Inernational), then I have a flight to Fort Lauderdale, Terminal South. I've never been here before, so I wanted to ask how to get from Terminal I to Terminal S?

     

    You don't actually have to change terminals. You will arrive in the E/F concourse, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, go through security and take the Plane Train directly to your departure concourse.

     

  • 43 Minute Layover
    Mar 25, 2016
    1
    i have a 43 minute layover in ATL connecting to Montego Bay Jamaica. Both flights are Delta. Will I make it?

     

    If the first flight is domestic that is just enough time if it is on-time.

     

  • INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS
    Mar 25, 2016
    1
    Hi, I have a flight from M√ľnich to Caracas with a 2 hours stopover in ATL. Is that enought time to catch the flight to Caracas? Thanks!

     

    That should be just enough time if everything goes smoothly. In Atlanta you will go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, go through security, and to your departure gate.

     

  • Enough time
    Mar 24, 2016
    1
    I'll be flying from Avoca to Reno connecting in Atlanta and Salt Lake City. I have a plenty of time on the way out but I'm a little worried having a 53 minute layover in Atlanta coming back...all Delta. Is this enough time?

     

    Yes, that should be enough time. You just have to go from your arrival gate concourse to your departure concourse via the Plane Train in Atlanta.

     

  • International - Domestic
    Mar 23, 2016
    1
    I have a flight into ATL from Frankfurt and I purchased a separate ticket for a flight to ORD. Will 2 hrs be enough time to clear customs at the international terminal and make it to check in for the domestic flight?

     

    If you have checked bags, no, that's probably not enough time. What airlines are you flying?

     

  • ORLANDO - DUBLIN STOPOVER
    Mar 23, 2016
    5
    i have a 1hour 4 minute stopover in atlanta, saying i need to get from terminals S to I, is this enought time?? i am so worried can anyone please help me, if i tried get an earlier flight from orlando for a longer stopover how would i do this and would it be costly? all help greatly appreciated

     

    You don't actually have to change terminals. You just have to take the plane train from your arrival concourse to concourse E or F where you depart. If you want to take an earlier flight from Orlando, you can pay a fee to switch to or standby for an earlier flight when you check in if such a flight is available. The fee is not exorbitant ($50-$75). However, 1 hr should be enough time to get between your gates.

     

    thank you so much for your reply. that is great reassurance. i assume this means i should not need to go through security here again or check my checked in luggage again will i? is the plane train easy to use and do i need to pay for it? what is the longest i would be on the plane train for? im just trying to calculate how much time i would have, thanks!

     

    The plane train is free, fast, an easy. You do not have to go through security in Atlanta. You should be able to get from your arrival gate to your departure gate in less than 15 minutes.

     

    Thanks so much for the help! I'll stick with this flight. One last question, if my flight into Atlanta is late and that made me miss my connecting flight would I have to purchase a new flight or would delta provide it? Just curious.

     

    Delta would book you on the next day's flight to Dublin or to Dublin over a different hub in Europe (such as London or Amsterdam).

     

  • 1 hour 38 minute connection Delta to KLM
    Mar 22, 2016
    1
    Flying from DFW to Amsterdam via Atlanta. Delta flight to Atlanta, KLM Atlanta to Amsterdam. Have 1 hour 38 minute layover - is that enough time to make connection assuming arriving flight on time?

     

    Yes, all you have to do in ATL is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate in concourse E or F. The Plane Train connects all concourses inside security.

     

  • 1h20 minutes layover...
    Mar 21, 2016
    1
    Hi! Flying from montreal to Birmingham passing through Atlanta on June 2nd. I have a flight that could have a 1h20 minute layover but am afraid I will have to run through the airport as I have heard that Atlanta is huge. Both flights are Delta, if I pass customs in Montreal before flying out, will I have to change terminals?

     

    You don't have to change terminals but you will likely have to change concourses. The Plane Train connects all concourses inside security. That should be plenty of time.

     

  • INT. TO INT
    Mar 21, 2016
    1
    Looking at a flight from Guatemala to Europe with 1h45min layover time (same ticket). Is that enough time, to get my connection flight to Europe? Thanks!

     

    It's possible if everything goes smoothly.

     

  • 47 layover
    Mar 20, 2016
    1
    Assuming my flight arrives on time to AtL, is 47 enough time from domestic to international terminal to Bogota?

     

    Yes, but it obviously leaves practically no time to spare if there are delays.

     

  • IND-ATL-RSW 37 minute layover
    Mar 16, 2016
    3
    Would be traveling with 2 children. (12 and 9) is this doable with a 37 minute layover.

     

    It's possible but leaves no time to spare if there are any delays. The Plane Train connects all concourses inside security.

     

    I am not familiar with ATL so what does your reply mean, please.

     

    ATL has 7 concourses (gate hallways), all laid out in a row. They are all connected in the middle by an underground train called the plane train. You can go from one concourse to the other using the plane train without having to go through security again. Delta uses all 7 concourses, but 2 of them are mostly used for international flights and 1 is mostly used for small plane flights, so there are really just 4 that you'd have to possibly use (T, A, B, or C). It is possible to go from one gate to another in 37 minutes, but it depends on the first flight arriving on-time or preferably early in order to make it. I personally would not book such a connection.

     

  • International to international
    Mar 16, 2016
    1
    Hi, I am looking at a flight from London Heathrow transferring in Atlanta and then connecting to a flight to Guadlajara Mexico. Transfer time is 1 hour 40 minutes. All booked on one ticket. Is this sufficient time?

     

    It's barely enough time if everything goes smoothly. You will arrive, go through US Immigration, claim your bags go through US Customs, re-check your bags at the re-check desk, go through security and to your departure gate.

     

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