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  • Enough time for customs and immigration?
    Mar 26, 2015
    I have booked a tour of Italy with Tauck and they made the flight arrangements - Delta 193 and Delta 2558 - from Venice, Italy to Houston with a one hour 36 min layover in Atlanta. I have a concern that this isn't enough time to make it through customs and immigration? there are later flights available into Houston but I plan to work the next day and would like to get into Houston as early as possible and have a two hour drive from Houston. Should I take a chance and hope I can get a later flight if I don't make the connection.


    That should be enough time. However, if the flight arrangements are still changeable you may want to look into flying Venice-Amsterdam-Houston and see if that is available for the same fare.


  • Connection times with 2 separate tickets
    Mar 18, 2015
    I will fly into ATL on a ticket bought by my company and continue my journey onto the west coast with a separate ticket I have purchased myself. In a worst case, I will have to collect my baggage and re check in for the second flight. How much time should I allow for the connection? If I get the second ticket with the same airline (Delta), do you think that they could check me in for both flights even with different tickets so I wouldn't have to collect my luggage?


    they may check your bag through to your final destination but are not obligated to. I would leave at least 2 hours for your connection, assuming both flights are domestic.


  • Phoenix-Atlanta-Paris France
    Mar 17, 2015
    I am flying from Phoenix to Atlanta (Delta) and transfer to Paris (Air France) and layover is only 55 minutes according to the ticket information in AirFrance website. DL and AF are code-shared. Is it enough time to move along the concourse? Do I need to go through security again when entering into international terminal? or are all the concourses connected within one security area requiring no more hassles with TSA?


    You will not have to go through security in Atlanta. The Plane Train connects all concourses inside security. You have enough time if your first flight is on-time.


  • is it enough time?
    Mar 16, 2015
    Hi,,I have 2hours and 50 minutes layover ,, jam coming from dubai to Orlando through Atlanta airport ,, is it an enough time??


    Yes, that should be enough time.


  • Domestic flights layover length
    Mar 14, 2015
    I am flying from Phoenix to Atlanta then on to Greensboro. The layover time between my two flights is only 35 minutes. Will these flights be in the same terminal? I am concerned about making my flight to Greensboro. Thanks!


    All gates in Atlanta are connected inside security by the Plane Train. You barely have enough time if your first flight is on-time.


  • Arrive from Barcelona with only 1 hr 20 minutes to connect to Houston
    Mar 11, 2015
    Hello iFly --- We will be returning home to Houston, TX from Barcelona, Spain and have only 1 hour 20 minutes connection. Is this enough time to arrive in the International terminal, go through Immigration, Customs and Security, and get to the domestic departure gates for Houston TX? Thank you in advance.


    That is 10 minutes below the minimum connection time for International to Domestic. You have a chance, but it will be difficult. You can contact your travel agent or Delta and request a later flight or you can try it and if you miss your connection you will be rebooked on the next available flight to Houston.


  • Flying to Hong Kong from Atlanta
    Mar 10, 2015
    Hi, I am flying from Atlanta to Chicago, then connection flight from Chicago to Hong Kong. Do I go to the international terminal or the domestic terminal?


    If you are flying United or American to Chicago, you go to the Domestic Terminal in Atlanta. American and United don't have counters in the International Terminal.


  • Connecting Flights
    Mar 10, 2015
    I am flying to Atlanta arriving from Toronto, terminal I at 9:32. Catching my next flight at 10:55 Terminal S. do I have enough time?


    You do not actually have to change terminals or go to the S. Terminal. You just have to ride the Plane Train from concourse E or F where you will arrive to your departure concourse (T, A, B, or C). You should have plenty of time. You will not have to go through security.


  • Layover
    Mar 9, 2015
    Traveling to Rome to Atlanta then to Sacramento.2 hour 10 min layover in Atlanta is that enough time to get luggage and go through to customs to catch flight to Sacramento. Or will luggage be transfered for us due to all flights on one ticket (all Delta flights).


    Yes, that should be enough time. You will arrive in the E/F concourse, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, then re-check your bags at the transfer desk, then go through security and take the plane train to your departure concourse and gate.


  • Connection
    Mar 9, 2015
    Hi, going to orlando from montreal, through atlanta. Arriving in atlanta on delta flight 5207 at 6:08. Then departing atlanta on delta flight 1669 at 6:55. Is that enough time? Do i have to get bagage and recheck in or will that go through on its own?typically, what terminal do i arrive and depart and what is the best way to make sure i c ,atch my flight (i am with a 3 year old)!


    You will preclear US Immigration and Customs in Montreal. You don't have to do anything with your baggage, you just have to go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. The Plane Train connects all concourses inside security. You should have enough time if your first flight is on-time.


  • 47 Mins enough time
    Mar 9, 2015
    I will be flying from Syracuse to Atlanta, then Atlanta to Montego Bay. I have only a 47 minute layover inbetween. Is this enough time?


    That should barely be enough time. You will take the Plane Train from your arrival concourse to concourse E or F where your flight to Montego Bay will depart.


  • Connecting from YYZ /ATL/SXM
    Mar 9, 2015
    I will arrive with DL5481 and then to DL0908. Arrive at ATL 8.53am and next flight 10.35 am ATL/SXM. Could someone please tell me if the arrival and dep. from ATL/SXM from same terminal and do I need to pass through TSA. Do I need a Skytrain? Thank you. Prakton


    Both are in the international terminal so most likely you won't change but you may have to make one stop as E and F are international


    YYZ/ATL/SXM. In my itinenary it shows arrival at Terminal I ATL while it shows dep ATL/SXM from T-3. Are the terminals at ATL both alphabetical & nos? If I do need to take the train will it show nos & alpahabets ? Is the time enough for the transfer from DL 0908 to DL 4059?


    Atlanta doesn't have a Terminal 3. The concourses have letters. Both flights will be in E or F though, which are directly connected. You do not have to go through security. You will pre-clear US Immigration and Customs in Toronto. You just have to walk from your arrival gate to your departure gate. Just follow the signs.


  • One night in Atlanta
    Mar 8, 2015
    This august I'll fly from Amsterdam to Aruba trough Atlanta. I'll have to wait there the connection to Aruba all the night (14 hours). Is it possible to go outside the airport and go to sleep in a hotel? Thank you for the advice.


    Yes, once you clear customs in concousre E/F you will be outside the secure area and can go wherever you want.


  • Can I make my connection
    Mar 7, 2015
    This will be my first flight --- ever. I am looking at a flight out of New Bern on 3/10 into Atlanta with a 1hr 33min break between my connecting flight to Panama City Beach. I know the airport is huge, and I will have no idea what I am doing. Can I make my connection to PCB? Thanks.


    Yes, that should be plenty of time. All you have to do is go from your arrival gate to your departure gate. The Plane Train connects all concourses inside security. Just follow signs to your departure gate.


  • Connection Times London-Tampa via Atlanta 1.5 hrs
    Mar 8, 2015
    Hello, we are travelling from London to Atlanta with KLM into terminal 1 arriving 17.28 then departing for Tampa with Delta at 18.55 from Terminal S. Is this enough time. Also for the return journey - from Tampa to Atlanta with Delta arriving 20.29 terminal S then departing with KLM at 21.31 from terminal 1. Is this possible - it will be the holidays. Thank you.


    Atlanta does not have a Terminal 1 and in fact you do not have to change terminals at all. On your trip to Tampa you will arrive in concourse E or F, go through US Immigration, claim your bags, go through US Customs, then re-check your bags at the transfer desk, then go through security and then take the Plane Train to your departure concourse. 87 minutes will be very difficult to make that transfer. On the return trip you only need to take the Plane Train from your arrival concourse to concourse E or F where your flight to London will depart. 1 hr is enough time there. Also, note that Delta will fly all of your flights. KLM doesn't fly from London to Atlanta.


    Thank you for your help. What time would you advise allowing to make the first connection - Atlanta to Tampa? Would it be advisable to alter the flight to allow more time. Thanks


    At least 90 minutes, preferably a little more.


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